Although Kansas is sparsely populated, it ranks as the fourth state in the nation in terms of roadway miles. The 289,948 miles of roads include fast-moving interstates and meandering rural two-lane byways through fascinating and beautiful countryside. I-70 runs from the badlands near Colorado’s border on the west, through miles and miles of waving wheat fields that prove Kansas is the nation’s breadbasket, on to the state capital of Topeka, and then east to the Missouri border at Kansas City. A web of backroads connects small towns with intriguing histories to amazing wild landscapes.
If you’re moving to or from Kansas for a new job, you may not have time to deal with the road trip involved to relocate your vehicle. Or if you’ve found your dream car online and need to get it home, you likely don’t want to add extra miles to the odometer. There are endless reasons for needing to ship your car, but how do you find an auto carrier you can trust? Simple – Caravan Auto Transport has already vetted the nation’s best vehicle haulers to ensure each company is licensed and insured. Get free quotes for the auto shipping service you need from these top-rated companies. Our free quotes let you compare rates and save!
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The following documents establish Kansas residency:
Note: Post office boxes are not acceptable in establishing an address for Kansas residency.
Kansas is a ‘no-fault’ state, which means that drivers are responsible for their own medical bills regardless of who caused the accident. New residents have up to 90 days to register their vehicles. To complete the registration, you must show proof of required Kansas auto insurance. The minimum required auto insurance includes:
The above requirements are minimal. Most accidents will incur additional expenses that you would have to pay out-of-pocket. You may want to consider increasing your coverage or buying other policies such as collision or comprehensive coverage.
You must register your vehicle within 90 days of establishing residency in Kansas. Before applying for the Kansas vehicle registration certificate, you must have your vehicle inspected by the Kansas Highway Patrol to verify the vehicle identification number (VIN). You must show your driver's license, the car’s title, and pay the $20 inspection fee at the inspection. Once you receive your Motor Vehicle Examination Certificate (Form MVE-1), you can apply for your Kansas vehicle registration certificate. Visit your local county tag office and bring:
New residents are required to obtain a Kansas driver license within 90 days of establishing residency. Active duty military and non-resident full-time college students are not required to obtain a driver's license or registration. The Kansas Department of Revenue issues driver licenses. If you hold a valid out-of-state license, you must:
The Kansas Turnpike Authority manages 236 miles of toll roadway in the state. With a K-Tag account, you’ll save 25% on every trip. To get a free K-Tag sticker or $25 hard case transponder, open an account here. In addition to using your K-Tag on the Kansas Turnpike, it also conveniently works for toll roads in Oklahoma and Texas if you do regional driving.
Are you looking to ship your vehicle to Kansas from another part of the country? Caravan Auto Transport’s network of vetted, licensed, and insured auto transporters offers safe, efficient transport of your automobile to its destination without running up the miles on the odometer. These reputable Kansas car shipping companies provide the following services:
The most common method of car transportation, open transport carriers are ideal if you’re looking for an affordable shipping option with speedy delivery. As the name suggests, your car is loaded onto an open-air trailer along with several other vehicles headed to the same destination.
If you desire enhanced security or protection for your vehicle, you may wish to arrange enclosed carrier shipping. Inside a covered trailer, your car has protection from harsh weather conditions and road hazards like dust and dirt. Shipping your vehicle in a closed carrier also enhances its safety during transit by keeping the car concealed.
With a door-to-door car shipping service, you choose the desired pick-up and drop-off locations rather than having to arrange getting your vehicle to or from a transport terminal. Door-to-door shipping is the most convenient choice for shipping your car to or from Kansas, saving you time and effort.
In a hurry to get your car from one location to the next? Upgrading to expedited shipping ensures a seamless pick-up and drop-off of your vehicle on your schedule. As a priority customer, you receive fast, timely service so you can get back to driving that much quicker.
When it comes to transporting a classic car, you want an auto transport company that can deliver your vehicle without a single dent or scratch. From a vintage Mustang to an antique DeVaux Sports Coupe, our network of classic auto transporters has the expertise and equipment to transport your classic car safely, so it arrives in pristine condition.
Exotic car transporters use specialty equipment, like hydraulic lifts and sophisticated tie-downs, along with enclosed trucks, to keep your valuable car safe during every mile of transit. An enclosed car hauler ensures the ultimate protection for your high-end or luxury vehicle, protecting it from dirt, dust, and debris along the way.
From heading off to college or moving due to a job transfer, there are numerous reasons you may be interested in shipping a car to Kansas or somewhere outside of the Sunflower State. Caravan Auto Transport’s network of auto shippers streamlines the car hauling process no matter your reason for transporting your vehicle to or from KS.
When moving cross-country or out-of-state, many people choose to ship their cars rather than add a long road trip to an already stressful and exhausting relocation experience. Leave the logistics of moving your vehicle in the hands of professionals with either open or enclosed vehicle shipping services.
Do you fly south for the winter? Given Kansas’ cold winter temperatures, ice, and snow, it’s not hard to understand why you may head south. Start enjoying your escape from Kansas’ frosty winters that much sooner by shipping your car and meeting it at your sunny and warm winter destination – whether you’re wintering in balmy, laid-back Key West, or star-studded Palm Springs.
Kansas is home to three army bases and two air force bases. From Fort Riley in northeastern Kansas to McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, over 21,600 military personnel are stationed in the Sunflower State. If you’re one of the brave men and women serving our country, we’re happy to provide you with free quotes and connect you with top-notch car transportation to or from Kansas.
Whether you’ve found the perfect vehicle on Craigslist, eBay, or AutoTrader, you may need some assistance getting it home, especially if it’s sitting on one or the other sides of the country. Instead of flying out to pick it up and putting hundreds or thousands of miles on the odometer just to get it to your driveway, arrange for a hauler to transport your new car for you.
From the University of Kansas in Lawrence to Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, the Sunflower State has no shortage of top-tier colleges and universities for those seeking to further their education. If you have a college student moving to Kansas from out-of-state (or vice versa), have their vehicle shipped straight to campus with a fast, affordable auto transport service.
On average, it costs between $500-$1500 to ship a car to Kansas. Anticipate paying around $1 per mile for the first 1-500 miles, then approximately $.75 for every mile after that. Several factors influence the final cost of shipping your vehicle, including the origin and destination zip codes, the method of transport (open vs. enclosed), the speed of shipment, the type of vehicle, and the time of year. The best way to get an accurate estimate of car shipping costs to or from Kansas is by requesting free quotes from our network of auto transport companies.