What is the cost to move a car

Moving a car in the UK costs £3/mile on average. So, moving your car from one end of the country to another will cost you an average of £540. The cost will be considerably more if you need to transport your car internationally.

For example, moving a car from the UK to America can cost around £2,000. These prices are just averages, and your specific circumstances may result in a higher or lower cost.

Cost to move a car within the United Kingdom

Distance in miles Average cost in GBP
0-100 miles £350
101-200 miles £450
201-300 miles £520
301-400 miles £590
01-500 miles £660
501 miles and up £730 +
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Cost to move a car internationally

DestinationAverage cost in GBP
USA £2000
Australia £3000
Canada £2500
New Zealand£3500
South Africa£4000

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Factors to consider when moving a car within the UK and internationally

It would be best to consider a few factors when transporting your car, both within the UK and internationally. The most important factor is the distance your car needs to be transported. The further away from the destination, the more expensive it will be.

Size and weight:

The size and weight of your car will impact the cost of transport. Larger and heavier cars will be more expensive to move than smaller cars. This is because they take up more space and require more effort to move.

Type of car:

The type of car you have will also impact the cost. Luxury and sports cars are more expensive to transport than regular cars. This is because they are more valuable and require special care when moving.

Labour cost:

The cost of labour is another important factor to consider. If you need your car transported by a professional company, you will need to pay for their services. The labour cost will vary depending on the company and the distance your car needs to be transported.

Location:

The location of your car is also an important factor. If you live in a remote area, it will be more expensive to get your car transported than if you live in a city. This is because it will take the transport company longer to get to your car and they will have to use more fuel.

Destination:

If you need your car to be transported to a difficult-to-reach place, it will be more expensive than if you need it to be transported to a more accessible location. The transport company will have to use extra resources to get your car to its destination.

Season:

The season can also impact the cost of transport. If you need your car to be transported in the summer, it will be more expensive than if you need it to be transported in the winter. This is because demand is higher in the summer, and more cars are on the road.

Timeline:

The timeline is another important factor to consider. If you need your car to be transported urgently, it will be more expensive than if you can wait a few days. This is because the transport company will have to put your car at the top of their list and they may have to use extra resources to get it to you quickly.