Inland transportation

Road transport of vehicles

Road transport

Road transport Vehicle purchase prices are not the final expense. Unfortunately, you have to take into account the additional costs of the transport. The cost of delivery of the purchased passenger car from the place of purchase to the nearest port depends mainly on the distance between, as well as the technical condition of the vehicle. Buyers should include additional road freight costs in their calculation, which averaged $ 1.50 per mile. The distances between cities can be easily checked using the link
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It is worth remembering about the costs of bringing the vehicle by land. After purchasing the car, take it to the port using the shipping company’s transport services. After picking up the car from the sea port  your car again have to be delivered on tow truck or flat bed to your destination address. Before picking up a car from the port, you must pay a customs duty and  tax or make transit customs clearance.

Shipping cars overseas

International car shipping

Transporting cars overseas in containers by ship between continents is the most popular method available on the market.

The ship’s journey from ports across the Atlantic takes around 15-30 days.

In Roll on – Roll off sea transport cars travel on an intercontinental journey on a ship specifically designed to carry vehicles, which generates lower shipping charges than for container shipping. In this system, the vehicle imported from the States leaves the deck of the ship, which does not require the use of a crane. However, it is required that the car is fully functional and capable of independently entering the ship on wheels.

Customs clearance takes place before loaded.

The buyer of the vehicle can choose any transport company or use our help in arranging delivery from the place of purchase to the port or to the home address.

Monitoring of the route of the vehicle transported in the container is possible through these websites after entering the container number in the following pages: or The vehicles are generally transported in standard 20 ‘or 40’ sea containers. High Cube HC containers are used if required. Depending on the dimensions of the vehicle and its external dimensions, one container can hold 1 to 4 passenger cars at the same time.

The freight cost of the vehicle depends on:

  • the port of loading,
  • mode of transport: Ro-Ro on board or in a 20 or 40 feet container,
  • consolidated cargo or a completely owned by a single recipient, FCL
  • number of cars transported,
  • the size and dimensions of the vehicle,
  • the optional cost of cargo insurance,

The average cost of a passenger car freight from the US across the Atlantic Ocean ranges from $ 700 to $ 1,900.

The fees include:

  • the cost of export customs clearance in the USA,
  • loading onto the ship
  • fees for delivering the container to the port and unloading from the ship.

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This combined cost then enters the customs base from which the duty and VAT are calculated.

Approximate freight time from the US via the Atlantic takes 3-6 weeks depending on the port of loading and the destination port.

After delivering the car to the destination port, it should be reported to customs and then transported to the destination by road, e.g. on a tow truck, car carrier  or on own wheels. We offer comprehensive organization and supervision of the entire process of customs clearance and vehicle transport (door-to-door service).

Why choose  the European port of Bremerhaven?

When clearing customs in Bremerhaven, Germany, you pay a duty of 10% on the value of the car shown on the invoice.

Transporting a car from the USA to port Gdynia in Poland is more expensive by an average of USD 500 compared to the delivery to the port of Bremerhaven in Germany. This cost then enters the customs base from which the duty, VAT and other taxes are calculated.

The average cost of transporting a car by auto transporter or tow truck in Europe is about 0,50 euro per kilometer. The optimal solution is to use our comprehensive service, in which we offer the settlement of all import formalities and fees as well as transport to the indicated address.

Prices for sea freight of cars (in USD) from the ports of Miami, Los Angeles, New York in the USA to selected ports of the world can be checked here….

Shipping documentation

Transport documentation

Each country has its own regulations regarding property rights, forms of transferring property rights to the next buyer, and separate requirements and regulations regarding the export of vehicles.

Documents accompanying an imported car in sea transport are:

      • Purchase invoice
      • Ownership Certificate of Title, EIN, NIP, TAX ID
      • Proof of registration
      • Invoices for road and sea transport
      • Bill of Lading, Dock receipt
      • Declaration for customs clearance

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There are situations when a legally purchased vehicle in another country will not be allowed into the buyer’s country because of description  or term written on its document – title title, for example: “salvage unrebuildable” or “certificate of destruction”.

The car may look like new, and will never be registered in the buyer’s country, and it may even be confiscated by customs officials as, for example, environmentally hazardous waste. The fact that you are buying a vehicle in a currently visually satisfactory condition does not constitute any guarantee. Check import regulation in destination country before you order a shipping service. Each country has its own regulations regarding property rights, forms of transferring property rights to the next buyer, and separate requirements and regulations regarding the export of vehicles.

We suggest that you read these regulations carefully before purchasing a car or swich the checkup to an experienced dealer or broker.

Choose and deliver purchased the car for less money and without a headache

Container shipping

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Air freight

Air freight

International Vehicle Shipping

Air freight solutions for  shipping high-value cars Is Our Specialty

Airfreight is the most expensive method to ship a car overseas. Typically costs are at least 3-5 more than shipping in an ocean container. Rates are measured based on vehicle size. The cost of shipping small cars such as Ferrari by plane can be just a nine thousand dollars.

As a licensed and insured car dealer and transportation broker We offer our clients the most competitive air freight auto transport rates thanks to volume discounts via our transportation partners.

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Your vehicles could be shipped overseas quickly, air freight is the fastest shipping method. Compared to shipping by ocean which can take weeks, your car is only a flight away from its destination. However, vehicles are still required to clear customs which can delay shipments.

Contact us  to get a detailed quote on shipping your vehicles by air.


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