The Best Movers in Cambridge 2023

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Poseidon Moving Get A Quote starstarstarstarstar
4.9 overall rating
Oscar's Moving Company Get A Quote starstarstarstarstar
4.9 overall rating

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.

Boston Best Rate Movers

moveBuddha logo iconrating starstarstarstarstar4.96 / 5
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DOT #: 1718049

Years in Business: 18

26 Lincoln Street
Ste 2,
Boston, MA 02135
Check Prices (617) 787-3528

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Alternative Business Names

  • Flat Rate Moving & Storage, Inc.
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Poseidon Moving

moveBuddha logo iconrating starstarstarstarstar4.9 / 5
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DOT #: 2522855

Pricing: $120/hr

Years in Business: 9

45 Longwood Ave,
Brookline, MA 5244
Check Prices (617) 470-9950

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Services Offered

Move Distances

  • Local moves
  • Interstate moves

Available services

  • Packing
  • Unpacking
  • Offices
  • Pianos
  • Art
  • Antiques
  • Crating
  • Crane vans
  • Storage
  • Fragile-only packing

Additional Information

Alternative Business Names

  • Poseidon Moving, LLC
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Oscar's Moving Company

moveBuddha logo iconrating starstarstarstarstar4.9 / 5
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DOT #: 1637689

Years in Business: 16

86 Rowe St,
Newton, MA 02466
Check Prices (617) 202-9566

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Services Offered

Move Distances

  • Local moves
  • Interstate moves

Available services

  • Packing
  • Unpacking
  • Pianos
  • Storage

Additional Information

Alternative Business Names

  • Oscar's Moving Company
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Premium Q Moving

moveBuddha logo iconrating starstarstarstarstar4.86 / 5
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DOT #: 2569641

Years in Business: 9

20 Sycamore Ave # 4004,
Medford, MA 02155
Check Prices (781) 549-8789

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Services Offered

Move Distances

  • Local moves
  • Interstate moves

Available services

  • Packing
  • Unpacking
  • Offices
  • Pianos
  • Hot Tubs
  • Pool Tables
  • Art
  • Antiques
  • Crating
  • Storage

Additional Information

Alternative Business Names

  • Premium Q Moving and Storage
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StairHopper Movers

moveBuddha logo iconrating starstarstarstarstar4.86 / 5
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DOT #: 1696867

Years in Business: 20

20 Harvard Street,
Boston, MA 02129
Check Prices (857) 928-0876

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Services Offered

Move Distances

  • Local moves
  • Interstate moves

Available services

  • Packing
  • Unpacking
  • Offices
  • Pianos
  • Art
  • Full-valuation coverage
  • Storage
  • Fragile-only packing

Additional Information

  • Pay by cash
  • Pay by credit card
  • Deposit Required
  • DOT #: 1696867
  • State license #: 31321
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Moving Company Rating
Esquire Moving & Storage starstarstarstarstar 4.86 overall rating
Michael's Moving & Storage starstarstarstarstar 4.8 overall rating
Flash Moving starstarstarstarstar 4.8 overall rating
Gentle Giant Moving Company starstarstarstarstar 4.8 overall rating
Exela Movers starstarstarstarstar 4.8 overall rating

Average moving company cost in Cambridge

Take a look at the pricing table below to get a general idea of the costs associated with local moves in and around the Cambridge area.

Please note that the prices provided in the table are rough estimates, and your actual costs may differ depending on the unique needs of your move. For a more precise estimate, consider using our moving cost calculator.

Home Size Avg. Total Cost Cost/hour # of Movers # Hours
Studio $466 $133 2 movers 3 hours
1 Bedroom $599 $139 2 movers 4 hours
2 Bedroom $919 $188 3 movers 5 hours
3 Bedroom $1,954 $271 4 movers 8 hours
4 Bedroom $2,223 $260 4 movers 9 hours
5+ Bedroom $3,251 $372 5 movers 10 hours

FAQs for Cambridge movers

How do I know if my mover is properly licensed?

Moving companies in Massachusetts are required to obtain a license from the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities – Transportation Oversight Division to provide local and intrastate moving services in Massachusetts movers must carry adequate cargo insurance and publicly file their tariffs required to list the services they provide and the cost for each.

All of the movers on our list are properly licensed. Take a look at our top movers in Massachusetts list for more recommendations.

How do I find a reputable Cambridge mover?

Looking for a reliable Cambridge moving company can be difficult, but there are certain things to consider to ensure you choose a trustworthy mover. These include:

  • Reputation: A mover's reputation is crucial, whether they're a new mom-and-pop business or a seasoned van lines company.
  • Dispute resolution: It's best to avoid movers with lots of unresolved customer complaints. Every moving company will face customer issues. The best companies resolve customer disputes in a timely manner.
  • Experience for your move: Even if a mover has great reviews for local moves, they may not have the experience needed to handle a cross-country move. Check if they have experience with the type of move you require.

Our moveBuddha list of Cambridge movers has been hand-picked by our experts and meets all of these criteria.

Do Cambridge moving companies handle long distance moves?

Some of the moving companies that service Cambridge can handle long distance moves, while others are only offer local moving services. If you're moving out of state, see our list of the best long distance movers in Cambridge.

What is the cheapest day to hire a mover?

The earlier you book your move, the better. Avoid weekends, holidays, and peak moving seasons (summer) to save money. Beware of choosing a mover solely based on the lowest quote, as some companies may low-ball their initial quote and raise the price significantly on moving day.

Learn more: The cheapest time to move

Do Cambridge movers offer storage?

Most Cambridge moving companies offer short and long-term storage solutions. However, keep in mind that some movers use third-party warehouses to store your items. It's best to ask about storage options and pricing when screening potential movers.

Learn more: Should you use your mover's storage solutions?

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