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When shipping a car over short distances, the total operating cost of the trailer gets divided among fewer end users, increasing the shipping cost a little higher. Besides this factor, there are other major factors that affect the shipping cost, such as vehicle condition, type of vehicle, type of carrier, fuel price, demand, etc.
As these factors change from individual to individual, the cost also varies, making it difficult to provide exact costs as per one requirement. That's why Rapid Auto Shipping offers a car shipping calculator free of cost so that you can calculate the potential cost as per your shipping requirement.
On average, the cost of Shipping a car from Rhode Island to Ohio using open carriers on the route of 700 miles comes to around $1.37 to $0.87 per mile. For more understanding, Rapid Auto Shipping experts have studied the data of recent shipping and prepared the following table:
|From Rhode Island to Ohio
|Average Shipping Cost
|Estimated Shipping Time
|Coventry, RI to Canton, OH
|$370 to $597
|2 to 3 Days
|South Kingstown, RI to Lorain, OH
|$435 to $610
|3 to 4 Days
|Cumberland, RI to Parma, OH
|$447 to $615
|3 to 4 Days
|Providence, RI to Cleveland, OH
|$450 to $620
|3 to 4 Days
|Pawtucket, RI to Toledo, OH
|$489 to $710
|3 to 4 Days
|Cranston, RI to Columbus, OH
|$503 to $718
|3 to 4 Days
|Woonsocket, RI to Dayton, OH
|$548 to $767
|3 to 4 Days
|Warwick, RI to Cincinnati, OH
|$572 to $782
|4 to 5 Days
Note: The provided cost and timing is average, calculated on the data of recent car shipping. For more custom and accurate costs, please contact Rapid Auto Shipping expert at +1 (833) 233-4447.
When shipping a car, there are certain factors on which the car shipping service depends. These factors are important to know as these help to understand the time and cost of the car shipping process. Rapid Auto Shipping experts have listed some important factors that should be known for reliable and smooth Rhode Island to Ohio car shipping service:
Type of Vehicle:
Vehicle make and model plays an important in calculating time and cost for shipping as heavy and large vehicles occupy more space in the trailer costing more, whereas small vehicles take less space, reducing the cost.
Areas and cities with low route connectivity need more employees to reach out to your location, increasing the cost and time for shipping the vehicles, whereas urban areas have proper connectivity, reducing the time and cost for shipping.
Popular and Regular routes play an important role as they have more availability of carriers, and drivers have been on these routes, so they know the route very well hence, per mile cost becomes affordable.
Seasons like winter increase shipping time due to snowy roads and foggy weather. Summer has a high demand for shipping, increasing road traffic best time to ship cars is spring or fall clear, and roads reduce shipping time.
Holiday week has high demand as trailers are less and booked in advance, increasing the cost and time for shipping if possible; please book in advance to get better deals.
The routes between both states are short, making it easy to ship multiple vehicles, and both states are connected by well established highways it is easy to get carriers for shipping your vehicles.
Rapid Auto Shipping understands that different individuals have different shipping requirements, so we offer different types of carriers to ship different types of carriers. Following are some major types of carriers and the most demanded:
Open auto shipping:
These are the most available and demanded carriers, and due to their high shipping capacity, they are always in high demand. These carriers' open design makes loading and unloading the car easy. While shipping, your car is exposed to unwanted elements while shipping due to the carrier, but yes, it is less wear and tear than driving your car. These standard carriers are best for shipping used or standard cars.
Enclosed auto shipping:
These are some of the safest carriers that are closed from all sides, providing complete safety to your car while shipping from road elements like road debris. These carriers are mostly used to ship high end cars and premium cars. These carriers have limited shipping capacity, making these carriers a little expensive.
Flatbed auto shipping:
These trailers ship heavy vehicles like trucks, buses, or multiple vehicles at once. These carriers are open in design, meaning no roof or walls, and are large in size, providing proper space to carry large vehicles without any problems. These carriers are also used to ship inoperable vehicles.
It is important to ensure that everything is perfect when shipping a car as the car will be in a trailer with other cars, and any mishap with one car can lead to severe damage to another car. The following are some important measures that should be followed as a precaution from any unforeseen events while shipping:
Washing the exterior is very important as it will uncover any dents and scratches that are covered with dust. Also, take out any precious items from the car as it could pose your car for theft while shipping. This will help you better understand your condition and get ideas for the car's functioning.
To ensure the proper working of the car, it is important to check the battery level, tire pressure, and fluid level. To reduce the car's weight, please fill the gas tank only a quarter full and cover any tag attached to the trailer will go through many tolls you can get charged for it. If possible, please remove any additional equipment attached to the car or cover it properly, as it can damage other cars in the trailer
After doing all the primary work, take out a pen and copy and start noting dents, scratches and damages previously on the car. Provide a copy of the note to us so we can provide extra care. If any major damage is done to the car, inform us in advance and take pictures of the car before loading it to the carrier.
Collect all the paper and documents related to the car, like license and registration, as they will help identify your car. If you need clarification about which paper to collect, take a list from our experts and collect them all. Collect and properly store all the documents we provided, as they will help in future work.
Many people need to consider it while shipping their car. But it helps to overcome any unforeseen events during shipping. We provide primary insurance coverage in every shipping go through it, and if you want any changes according to your vehicle, contact our expert.
How to ship Vehicle Rhode Island to Ohio ?
It's as simple as 1-2-3 to ship a car from
Rhode Island to Ohio with Rapid Auto Shipping.
Step 1: Get a quick auto shipment quote for Rhode Island to Ohio Auto Shipping and schedule a pickup time that works for you. With our online quote form, you can easily get a quote, enter your origin and destination, choose your shipping dates, and book your reservation online or over the phone for your Rhode Island to Ohio car shipping!
Step 2: Your vehicle will be picked up from a certain place in Rhode Island. Your vehicle will be thoroughly inspected and put onto the carrier on the day of pickup. Our direct service allows us to pick up from any home or company in Rhode Island.
Step 3: Your vehicle is delivered to the address you provide in Ohio . Your vehicle will be offloaded safely, and a final examination will be performed to ensure that it was delivered in the same condition as when it was picked up.