The Best Moving Companies

Over the past 10 years, we’ve developed a rigorous review process to identify the absolute best moving companies. We look at:

Customer satisfaction (40%): The company consistently delivers services in a timely matter with good communication and within the estimated cost.

Dispute resolution (20%): Mistakes cannot be avoided in the moving industry. We look for companies that own their mistakes and make genuine efforts to fix any issues that arise during a move.

Industry reputation (15%): The company is well regarded within the moving industry and participates in industry conferences and organizations.

Online reputation (15%): The company maintains a professional website with accurate information. The company promptly and professionally responds to online customer inquiries.

Service options (10%): We look for companies with a deep breadth of services including full packing, storage, specialty item handling, expedited delivery, and more.

Average moving company cost in

The pricing table below shows ballpark costs for local moves within . Or check out our post on the cost to move in for more pricing info.

Keep in mind the price ranges listed are only averages. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the specific requirements of your move.

You can also check out our moving cost calculator for more accurate moving cost estimates.

Home Size Avg. Total Cost Cost/hour # of Movers # Hours
Studio $0 $0 2 movers 3 hours
1 Bedroom $0 $0 2 movers 4 hours
2 Bedroom $0 $0 3 movers 5 hours
3 Bedroom $0 $0 4 movers 8 hours
4 Bedroom $0 $0 4 movers 9 hours
5+ Bedroom $0 $0 5 movers 10 hours
  • A mover will cost about $0 to move a studio locally.
  • If you’re moving a 1 bedroom, a moving company in will charge about $0.
  • A 2 bedroom move in will cost about $0.
  • A 3 bedroom move costs $0 on average in .
  • To move a 4 bedroom house in , you should expect to pay $0.
  • For a house that’s 5 bedrooms or larger, your move will cost $0 in .

Other ways to move in

Although a professional mover will offer the most convenience and expertise, a rental truck or a moving container company may be a better choice for you.

Rental truck: You may be familiar with U-Haul, these are the cheapest options but require you to handle the entire moving process yourself.
Moving containers: These are companies like PODS, more expensive than truck rentals but cheaper than professional movers. With these companies, you load the containers and they drive them to your new home.

Best Interstate Moving Companies

We’ve researched over 500 interstate moving companies, cross-referencing verified customer reviews, license data, insurance data, and federal complaint records to find you the best long distance moving companies in the industry.

Company Quote Rating Price
Best Overall Value
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4.5 overall rating
Best industry reputation
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4.5 overall rating
Best customer service
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4.45 overall rating

Considerations for moving to

is a state with so it makes sense to want to move there. These are some of the things to keep in mind to help your move to the go smoothly:

Weather:
HOA Rules: Many neighborhoods and communities have rules about moving, have a smooth transition to your new home by checking ahead of time.
Elevator Reservation: If you’re moving to a building with an elevator, there may be things you need to know ahead of time such as using a service elevator, time restrictions, or reservations.
Parking Permits: Some cities have rules about parking large vehicles. Check with your new city ahead of time to ensure you have everything in order.
State Licensing: All of the movers on our list are fully licensed.
State Regulator: You can verify a moving license and its status on the state regulator's official website.
Change of Address: You should submit your change of address form with USPS at least a week prior to your move. You can set an official move date on the form and this way all of your mail will get properly forward to .
Mover's Insurance: Every state has its own requirements when it comes to insurance. Released Value Protection is the most economical option because it doesn’t cost anything. It is offered by movers at no additional charge, but the protection is minimal. Under this option, the mover is responsible for no more than 60 cents per pound per article. For example, if your mover lost or damaged a 50 inch TV weighing 25 pounds, you would only receive $15 (60 cents x 25 pounds). If you need for the full value of your items to be covered, please consult with the moving company you're hiring for other options or a third-party insurance provider.

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