Roll-on Roll-off (RoRo) Shipping

Considered one of the easiest car shipping methods, RoRo is preferred by some of the world's leading car manufacturers.

Car Shipping

This method offers extra protection as well as the opportunity to ship personal belongings inside the vehicle.

Car Shipping USA

Shipping your car from the UK to the USA with Autoshippers

Weekly Car Shipping by Container and RoRo

Auto Shippers UK offer professional car and auto shipping services direct from all main UK ports to and from the USA. We have been shipping cars to North America for over 20 years and our network of agents throughout the USA offer bespoke customs clearance and delivery services to all US states.

How much does it cost to ship a car from the UK to the USA?

The average cost to ship a car to the USA is roughly £973. This cost varies depending on your exact destination and type of vehicle. For example, shipping a saloon car to New York costs £893, with a transit time of about 11 days. Feel free to ask for a quote on our website and we will get back to you with a free estimate for your specific move.

See below for indicative car shipping costs for the major US destinations. Rates are current at the time of writing but may vary depending on the exact destination and vehicle dimensions. Please check with us prior to booking. Rates are port to port shipping only, and exclude duties and taxes, car collection costs and redelivery (if required) at the destination.
This table should be used as a guide only. To receive an accurate quote specific to your destination and vehicle, please take a moment to complete the quote form on this page and we will get back to you soon with a FREE quote to ship your car to the USA.

Car Shipping UK to USA Costs

Destination Standard Saloon Car SUV / 4x4
Baltimore £605 £740
Brunswick £773 £1014
Charleston £773 £1014
Galveston £846 £1129
New York £893 £1096
(50 miles to Houston)
£893 £1096
Port Everglades
(30 miles to Miami)
£1343 £1628
(327 miles to Miami)
£647 £782
Port Hueneme
(70 miles to Los Angeles)
£1334 £1531
San Diego
(120 miles to Los Angeles)
£1334 £1531
(35 miles to Seattle)
£1257 £1690

USA RoRo Car Shipping

RoRo Car Shipping

We offer Roll on Roll off services for cars, SUVs, autos, motorhomes, trucks, vans and buses. All sailings are direct from the UK ports of Liverpool or Southampton to all Ro Ro ports in the USA including; Baltimore, New York, Norfolk, Brunswick, Miami, Charleston, Galveston, Jacksonville, Port Hueneme and Tacoma.
Read more about our RoRo car shipping services

Container Car Shipping

As an alternative to our Ro Ro services we also provide containerised car shipping to the USA for vehicles to be secured and shipped inside their own dedicated 20ft or 40ft shipping containers. Our UK Car Shipping container services operate on weekly departures from the main UK ports of Bristol, Felixstowe, Grangemouth, Liverpool and the Port of London with transit times to the East Coast in as little 8 days, Gulf ports from 14 days and the West Coast in only 22 days.
Read more about our Container car shipping services

R-Rak Car Shipping to the USA

Proven to be the safest system for shipping cars overseas, the R-Rack system now allows us to ship every week, direct to all main American ports with considerable savings to our clients and with the added benefit of more frequent sailings and faster transit times.

To receive a quote for any of the above services, please complete the quick form on the left of this page (top of the page for mobile users).

Additional Information for Shipping a Car to the USA

Quarantine Inspection

All vehicles shipped to the USA must meet a level of cleanliness as set by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Please take care in ensuring that your vehicle is thoroughly cleaned both inside and out before shipping it to the USA to meet these standards. If your vehicle fails inspection, you may be subject to delays and added costs whilst the vehicle is cleaned before it can be cleared by customs.

25-Year Rule

The USA holds high safety and emmissions standards for all car imports (which you can read in more detail here) however vehicles over 25 years old are excempt from many of these. See here for a full breakdown of the 25-year rule.

Documents We Need

  • A Copy of the V5 (Licence Document) for your vehicle – we do not need the original.
  • A Copy of the photo page of your Passport
  • A Copy of a valid MOT certificate will only be requested if you require us to arrange collection of your vehicle in the UK using an insured driver. If your vehicle does not have a valid MOT, or if you would simply prefer, we can arrange collection using a recovery vehicle or enclosed collection vehicle

Documents Required by US Customs

  • Copy shipping documentation: A Bill of Lading. We will provide you with your Bill of Lading when your vehicle has been shipped from the UK.
  • A copy of your passport / Visa
  • A copy of the vehicle licence document (V5)
  • Completed NHTSA form HS-7.

If you are importing a 25-year old vehicle that does not conform to EPA and DOT standards, these additional forms are required.

  • Completed EPA form 3520-1 available here
  • Copy DOT Conformance Bond – to be attached to the HS-7 form.
  • Copy contract with the RI in regard to completion of modification work – to be attached to your HS-7 form.

For more in-depth information on customs, paperwork, taxes and more, please see our USA car shipping guide. For help or advice regarding any of the above, please feel free to give us a call on 0800 389 0784 or contact us here.

To request a quotation to ship your car simply post your enquiry using the form on this page.

Shipping your car out from the USA

Complete our easy auto shipping quote form on this page and let our car shipping agents In Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston or Savannah give you a tailored quote direct for shipping your car from any state in the US. They form part of the Auto Shippers network and all our US agents are BBB rated and members of AMSA. Fully bonded and insured to ensure a truly trouble free car shipping experience.

AutoShippers UK and our US partners have been shipping cars to and from the USA for over 20 years. We are experts in shipping all types of moving cargo including classic and vintage cars, motorhomes and SUV's. Between us we form the largest and most experienced network of professional car shipping companies operating between the UK and the USA and we ship over 25,000 cars per year to and from North America. You can be assured that we will always provide the care and attention needed to make sure your vehicle of choice will arrive safely.

UK to USA Ro Ro Sailing Schedules

Destination Vessel Sailing Date From Last Booking Transit Times
Baltimore Hoegh Trapper 08/11/2021 Southampton 01/11/2021 10 Days
Hoegh Kobe 29/11/2021 22/11/2021
Hoegh Jacksonville 11/12/2021 04/12/2021
Hoegh Sydney 31/12/2021 24/12/2021
Brunswick Hawaiian Highway 08/11/2021 Southampton 01/11/2021 12 Days
Olympian Highway 16/11/2021 09/11/2021
Donington 26/11/2021 19/11/2021
Hawaiian Highway 09/12/2021 02/12/2021
Charleston Hawaiian Highway 08/11/2021 Southampton 01/11/2021 14 Days
Olympian Highway 16/11/2021 09/11/2021
Donington 26/11/2021 19/11/2021
Hawaiian Highway 09/12/2021 02/12/2021
Galveston Polaris Highway 07/11/2021 Southampton 31/10/2021 13 Days
Sirius Highway 21/11/2021 14/11/2021
Apollon Highway 05/12/2021 28/11/2021
Orion Highway 19/12/2021 12/12/2021
Jacksonville Hoegh Trapper 08/11/2021 Southampton 01/11/2021 10 Days
Hoegh Kobe 29/11/2021 22/11/2021
Hoegh Jacksonville 11/12/2021 04/12/2021
Hoegh Sydney 31/12/2021 24/12/2021
New York DON Pasquale 01/11/2021 Southampton 25/10/2021 11 Days
Morning Peace 09/11/2021 02/11/2021
Torino 17/11/2021 10/11/2021
Tiger 22/11/2021 15/11/2021
Port Hueneme Plelades Leader 07/11/2021 Southampton 31/10/2021 24 Days
Capricomus Leader 13/11/2021 06/11/2021
Virgo Leader 21/11/2021 14/11/2021
Asteria Leader 29/11/2021 22/11/2021
Tacoma Oberon 12/11/2021 Southampton 05/11/2021 28 Days
Themis 26/11/2021 19/11/2021
Carmen 09/12/2021 02/12/2021
Tijuga 22/12/2021 15/12/2021

We provide additional information on USA customs car import regulations to assist you in shipping your car, details of which can be found on our USA customs guide here.

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