Texas to West Virginia Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Austin to Huntington is a very heavily traveled route.
The Austin, TX to Huntington, WV freight shipping lane is a 1,196 mile haul that takes more than 17 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Texas to West Virginia ranges from a minimum of 837 miles and over 13 hours on the road from Wake Village, TX to Williamson, WV, to over 1,933 miles and a minimum driving time of 28 hours on the road from El Paso, TX to Marlowe, WV. The shortest route from Texas to West Virginia is along the I-40 E corridor; however there is a more northerly route that uses the I-30 E, traveling through Troy, TN and Lexington, KY.
No other state moves materials like Texas. Not only is Texas geographically the largest state in the continental United States, it also draws the most revenue from exports. Most of its major industries are in the natural resources, agricultural, and manufacturing sectors, which means that freight never stops flowing. We hear that Texas even takes cargo into orbit every once in a while. Texas spans seven major geographic regions ranging from sun-blasted deserts and hill country to semitropical coastal plains. Cities like Austin, Houston and Dallas dominate the state’s economy and consistently attract new businesses. Due to its size, shipping across the state is a taxing job, but Freight Rate Central’s trucking and freight team are more than up to the task. No matter the size of your order, we can move your cargo through Texas quickly and professionally.
West Virginia is a state that lies on the Eastern side of the United States, the state was formed in 1861 after some unionist counties of northwestern Virginia decided to separate from Virginia to form a new state during the American Civil War. West Virginia was admitted to the union in 1863, during the war West Virginia remained a key border state, and was the only state to be formed by separating from a Confederate state. West Virginia lies in the Appalachian mountains, in fact it is the only state in the United States to lay completely within a mountain range, thus being referred to as the “Mountain State”. West Virginia is a popular place for tourism, from mountain ranges, caves, whitewater, and skiing, West Virginia draws a large part of its income from travelers.
West Virginia is one of the top coal producers in the United States, second only to Wyoming, coal fired power plants in the state create a surplus of electricity, leading the nation in interstate electricity exporting. West Virginia also sits on top of the Shale Natural Gas bed, which allows the state to produce 15% of the nations fossil fuel energy.
Texas to West Virginia Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Texas and West Virginia are mainly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer, flatbed trailer as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both Texas and West Virginia are also running a number of regular services between the two states, and it’s an active route for heavy haul freight shipments, as well.