Oregon has more than 162,500 miles of interstates, regional highways, and county roads. These paved stretches offer drivers a plethora of road trips and unforgettable adventures throughout the majestic Pacific Northwest. Explore Oregon’s 363 miles of pristine coastline along the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway. Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byway runs along 70 miles of the Columbia River Gorge. It’s not only a National Historic Landmark but also the nation’s first scenic highway! Want to check out the deepest river gorge in the United States? Hells Canyon Scenic Byway offers access to just that with Hells Canyon and other popular destinations like the Wallowa Mountains.
The state of Oregon is waiting with open arms, ready to share its natural wonders, vibrant cities, and open spaces. But you’ll need a car to enjoy all this splendor. That’s where Caravan Auto Transport comes in. We specialize in connecting our customers with top-tier auto shipping services tailored to your exact needs and specifications. Coupled with free quotes, Caravan offers a seamless, hassle-free experience. Focus on writing your new chapter in the Beaver State while our partners take care of delivering your vehicle to or from Oregon. Compare & save today!
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Itching to go on your first journey in the state of Oregon? Before you start up your engine, be sure to cover everything with the following steps:
This step only applies to those relocating to the state of Oregon from another state who plan to establish their permanent and principal residence in the state (i.e., college students living here temporarily). Oregon legally requires new residents to take specific steps regarding insurance, car registration, and more based upon the date that residency is established. It may be challenging to establish an exact date of residence, but the state suggests residency is established if any of the following occur:
Note: Keep the date you establish residency in mind as you review the remaining steps.
Each state sets its own laws regarding auto insurance minimums. In Oregon, you are legally required to purchase an insurance policy from a licensed OR insurance agent with the following coverage amounts:
Note: you must have proof of insurance coverage to title and register your vehicle.
If you bring a car into Oregon from out of state, you must apply for title and registration within 30 days of establishing residency.
You must obtain an Oregon license within 30 days of establishing residency. You must apply for your license in-person at a DMV office (click here for locations). During the application process, you must:
The state of Oregon is home to two main toll bridges. The Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge connects White Salmon and Washington State’s Bingen over the Columbia River (which connects with Hood River). The total gross weight limit is 80,000 lbs. Vehicles taller than 14 feet 7 inches cannot utilize the bridge. Passenger vehicles currently pay $2, and motorcycles pay $0.75. The Bridge of the Gods spans the Columbia River and connects SR-14 and I-84. The current toll fee is $2.
If you frequent one of these routes, you may want to sign up for a BreezeBy toll pass, which enables you to breeze through the tolling area without making a cash payment and offers substantial discounts on the regular toll. Learn more about signing up for a BreezeBy account here.
Are you looking to ship your vehicle to Oregon 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 Oregon 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 car in a closed carrier also enhances its safety during transit by keeping the vehicle 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 Oregon, 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 vintage Mustangs to antique DeVaux Sports Coupes, 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 moving off to college to building your career, there are numerous reasons you may be interested in shipping a car to Oregon or somewhere outside of the Beaver 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 OR.
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 car in the hands of professionals with either open or enclosed vehicle shipping services.
Oregon is home to two military bases and eight Coast Guard Stations. Many military personnel are stationed in the Beaver State, from Camp Rilea in Warrenton to Umatilla Chemical Depot Army Base in Umatilla. If you are one of the brave men and women serving our country, we’re happy to serve you with top-notch car transportation to or from Oregon.
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 the other side 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 celebrated University of Oregon to the more intimate Oregon Christian University, Oregon has no shortage of top-tier colleges and universities for those seeking to further their education. If you have a college student moving to Oregon 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 Oregon. 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 is by requesting free quotes from our network of auto transport companies.