What Is The Cost To Move in Colorado Springs, CO

When it comes to saving money on a move, comparing all the options is the best way to keep costs low.

Here are the 3 primary options when moving locally in Colorado Springs.

Below we lay out the cost for each of these local moving options.

If you're coming from outside the greater Colorado Springs area, check these popular routes for moving to Colorado Springs and use the long distance move calculator to estimate costs.

Average cost to hire a moving company in Colorado Springs, CO

Hiring a full-service moving company is definitely the most convenient option, but you should consider the cost to decide whether hiring a company to do all the heavy lifting is worth it or not.

So let's examine exactly how much the average Colorado Springs moving company is going to charge.

Home Size Avg. Total Cost # of Movers # Hours Cost/hour
Studio $425 2 movers 3 hours $175
1 Bedroom $600 2 movers 4 hours $175
2 Bedroom $985 3 movers 5 hours $245
3 Bedroom $2,308 4 movers 8 hours $343
4 Bedroom $2,651 4 movers 9 hours $343
5+ Bedroom $4,090 5 movers 10 hours $480

Remember, these are just averages meant to give you a general idea on move pricing. Rates can vary depending on the moving company you choose to hire and the specific needs of your move.

Ask your mover

  • Places like high-rises and managed apartments will often require a copy of your mover's insurance and elevator reservation on moving day.
  • Check ahead with any neighborhood, community, or HOA rules on moving to ensure a smooth move.
  • Resident permits allow property holders to park a specified number of vehicles on the street in "No Parking" zones. While they are typically identified with a unique ID tied to the holder's address, they may go in residents' or guests' cars, as long as the user abides by the conditions outlined. The City also recognizes that property owners may encounter events that require more than two of their guests to park on the street. For these situations, we issue date-specific temporary permits to accommodate the resident.
  • All moving companies in Colorado are required to carry a HHG license
  • For movers, the minimum level of cargo liability coverage shall be $10,000 per motor vehicle unit operated or an amount not less than sixty cents ($.60) per pound, per article transported, whichever is greater. For purposes of this rule, and by way of example, “article” means a desk but not each individual drawer of the desk. General Liability Coverage. For movers, the minimum general liability coverage shall be $500,000.

Work with your movers to ensure all these items are taken care of before moving day.

Average cost to rent a moving truck in Colorado Springs, CO

You'll definitely have to break a sweat, but moving truck rentals in Colorado Springs will absolutely be easier on your wallet.

Here's how the costs break down:

  • Base Cost: $19 - $39 per day
  • Mileage Fee: $0.59 - $0.79 per mile
  • Fuel Cost: Dependent on driving distance.
  • Truck Coverage: $20 - $55 based on coverage level
  • Parking Permit (if necessary): Resident permits allow property holders to park a specified number of vehicles on the street in "No Parking" zones. While they are typically identified with a unique ID tied to the holder's address, they may go in residents' or guests' cars, as long as the user abides by the conditions outlined. The City also recognizes that property owners may encounter events that require more than two of their guests to park on the street. For these situations, we issue date-specific temporary permits to accommodate the resident.
  • Equipment Costs (optional): Dolly, straps, blankets

The total cost to rent a truck will depend on how far a distance you drive the truck, how many days you have the truck rented and a number of additional costs like insurance, parking, moving equipment rentals and more.

Average cost to rent a moving container in Colorado Springs, CO

The containers are delivered, you load everything into them, the company picks it up, and it gets put in storage until you're ready for everything to be delivered to your new place.

Naturally, the advantage here is storage. These things will buy you time if you end up with a weird gap between leases.

Here's roughly what it's gonna cost:

  • Storage Fee: $79.95 per 30 days
  • Damage Coverage: $10 - $350 based on coverage level
  • Parking Permit (if necessary): Resident permits allow property holders to park a specified number of vehicles on the street in "No Parking" zones. While they are typically identified with a unique ID tied to the holder's address, they may go in residents' or guests' cars, as long as the user abides by the conditions outlined. The City also recognizes that property owners may encounter events that require more than two of their guests to park on the street. For these situations, we issue date-specific temporary permits to accommodate the resident.
  • Door Lock (if necessary): $10 - $15
  • Equipment Costs (if necessary): Dolly, straps, blankets (optional)

So, storing everything in a one-bedroom will end up costing somewhere around $90 - $470 door to door. Still, you might want to factor in a little extra in case you end up paying for labor.

Each large container holds about 3 rooms until it's completely full. You might end up needing more containers, but keep in mind that your cost will essentially double with each container you add.

Where to rent a moving container in Colorado Springs, CO

Learn more about these types of companies at our best moving container companies page.

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