Port to Port

"The Affordable Way to Ship Your Car!"

Bring your vehicle to our terminals and we will take it from there

Do you need to move your car to and from Hawaii and California or Washington? Look no further! We are your best choice. Our shipping company is the best and most secure way to move your vehicle safely and on time to destination. With more than 25 years of experience, we have shipped tens of thousands of vehicles, guaranteeing reliability, safety, integrity and affordability.

Many think that shipping a car to or from Hawaii is not worth the hassle. That´s because most people do not know how to efficiently and seamlessly take a vehicle from port A to port B. The first thing you should know is that we offer weekly sailings and a 7-10 days Ocean services. Your car is completely protected from the elements in totally enclosed ships, and you have three ports to choose from.

After 25 years of offering the best port to port transport service to thousands of happy customers, Budget Auto Shipping experts know the ins and outs of vehicle transportation to and from the islands.

We have a strong presence in Hilo, Kahului, Nawiliwili and Honolulu at Hawaii. If you are in mainland, you have three ports to choose from. We have representatives stationed in Seattle, WA, Oakland, CA and Long Beach, CA, as well. All of them able to provide all the assistance you need when your car arrives.

Just bring your car to your desired port and talk to one of our qualified shipping agents. We will guide you through the whole process so you do not have to worry about a thing. We provide a timely and uneventful departure from the port of exit and a successful landing at the port of destination, every time.

Here you have the list of basic requirements for shipping a vehicle from Hawaii to Mainland:

  • A Copy of the title or Ownership Document of the vehicle. If the owner is not the person dropping off the vehicle, an absentee letter is required.
  • You need a Lien Holder´s Authorization form if your vehicle is under a lien. You can get it from your bank, dealership, or the title holder.
  • We need a Proof of Valid Registration and Insurance. Your local DMV can provide you with one in case you don´t have it.
  • A photo ID.
  • We will issue a booking reservation number.

You also need to prepare your vehicle for shipping. The following requirements were established in order to protect your car, the ship and its crew, and our haulers:

  • Your car must be thoroughly cleaned. Inside and out.
  • The only items allowed on board are documents kept in the glove box, and one baby seat.
  • We can only transport cars with ¼ tank of gas or less.
  • If your windshield has any chips or cracks, they must be repaired before shipping.
  • Check your emergency brake is in proper working condition.

If you need to contact a port directly, here is the contact information for each:

Mainland

LONG BEACH

1521 Pier C Street Long Beach, CA 90813

OAKLAND

1579 Middle Harbor Road Oakland, CA 94607

SEATTLE

3225 E. Marginal Way South Seattle, WA 98134

Hawaii

HONOLULU

1411 Sand Island Parkway Honolulu, HI 96819

KAHULUI

105 Ala Luina Street Kahului, HI 96732

NAWILIWILI

Nawiliwili Harbor Lihue, HI 96766

HILO

55 Kahanu Street Hilo, HI 96720

Opening times

8:00am – 11:30am

1:00pm – 4:30pm

Contact us for more information.

Due to local restrictions we do not provide inter-island shipping at the moment.

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