Moving from Chicago to Hialeah (Movers from $1,459)

Quick answer: A move from Chicago to Hialeah costs $1,182 to $7,960 and takes 3-8 days. The main factors that determine the cost and time are how much you’re moving, your move date, and whether you hire a company or do the 1,374-mile move yourself.

Hiring a long-distance moving company from Chicago will be more expensive, while renting a truck or using a moving container is usually cheaper but requires more work.

Moving the reverse route? We've got you covered with our Moving from Hialeah to Chicago guide.

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How much does it cost to move from Chicago to Hialeah?

Chicago movers charge $100 per hour on average. Here are average prices for a full-service moving company, moving container, or truck:

Move size Moving company Moving container Rental truck
Studio / 1 bedroom $1,459 - $5,821 $1,204 - $3,043 $1,061 - $2,130
2 - 3 bedrooms $3,453 - $7,960 $2,046 - $4,434 $1,182 - $2,292
4+ bedrooms $6,060 - $11,002 $3,070 - $5,956 $1,400 - $3,004
*These price ranges are a rough estimate based on 1,374 miles and historical averages. The actual size of your move, additional services required, truck parking access, market conditions, and availability can greatly affect the final cost of your move.
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Factors influencing moving costs from Chicago to Hialeah

The cost of Chicago movers will depend on:

  • Move size: The cost of your move will depend on the amount of items you have in your home. For example, moving a one-bedroom apartment from Chicago to Hialeah can be as low as $1,459 while a four-bedroom home can be as high as $10,218.
  • Time of year: Summer is peak moving season in Chicago, so moving companies will likely charge more.
  • Do-it-yourself vs professional mover: Renting a truck or using a moving container can be cheaper options, with prices for a rental truck ranging from $1,061 to $2,612. However, these options require more work and effort compared to hiring professional movers.

How much are professional moving companies when moving from Chicago to Hialeah?

Hiring movers for a studio apartment or one-bedroom home from Chicago to Hialeah will cost between $1,459 to $5,821. The cost to move a two- to three-bedroom home will range from $3,453 to $7,960, and a four-bedroom move or bigger move from Chicago to Hialeah will cost from $6,060 to $11,002.

How much are moving container companies from Chicago to Hialeah?

Moving containers from Chicago to Hialeah will cost you $1,204 to $3,043 for a studio or one-bedroom home. For a two- to three-bedroom move, moving containers can cost $2,046 to $4,434. A larger home will cost $3,070 to $5,956.

How much is a moving truck from Chicago to Hialeah?

Renting a moving truck is usually the cheapest option, but it requires you to do all of the driving and labor.

Moving a studio or one-bedroom apartment in a rental truck will cost around $1,061 to $2,130. A larger move will cost $1,182 to $2,292, and a four-bedroom move from Chicago to Hialeah costs from $1,400 to $3,004. These estimates include the anticipated fuel cost.

The best Chicago to Hialeah moving companies

Hiring an interstate moving company to go from Chicago to Hialeah is a big deal.

There are more than 8,000 moving companies in the U.S. But don't worry, you won't have to filter through all of them. We've done the research for you and narrowed the list based on customer satisfaction, cost, and services. Here are the best long-distance moving companies serving Chicago to Hialeah.

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Pros and cons of moving from Chicago to Hialeah

Cost of living: Chicago vs Hialeah

Chicago Hialeah
Average rent cost $1,595 $2,600
Average home value $306,098 $448,578
Average income (per capita) $65,601 $43,181
Cost of Living (single person) $1,001 $2,846
Cost of Living (family of 4) $3,584 $6,411
Unemployment rate 9.0% 8.9%
Sales Tax 10.25% 6.0%
State Income Tax 4.95% 0.0%
  • Rent prices in Hialeah are 63% higher than in Chicago.
  • Home prices in Hialeah are 46.5% higher than in Chicago.
  • Income in Hialeah is 34.2% lower than in Chicago.
  • The cost of living for a single person in Hialeah is 184.3% higher than in Chicago.
  • The cost of living for a family in Hialeah is 78.9% higher than in Chicago.
  • The unemployment rate in Hialeah is 1.11% lower than in Chicago.
  • Sales taxes in Hialeah are 41.46% lower than in Chicago.
  • State income taxes in Hialeah are 100.00% lower than in Chicago.

To put this into perspective, you would need around $8,529.47 in Hialeah to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $3,000.00 in Chicago.

How is life different in Chicago compared to Hialeah?

Hialeah Chicago
Population 223,109 2,746,388
AllTransit Transportation Performance Score 7 9
Walkability score 68 77
Bike friendliness score 51 72
Crime Index 40.64 35.19
Safety Index 59.36 33.87
Air Quality Good Good
  • Hialeah's population is about 92% less than Chicago.
  • Hialeah's public transportation has a score of 7 out of 10 versus Chicago's lower score of 9.
  • Hialeah is less walkable than Chicago with a score of 68 out of 100 vs Chicago's 77 out of 100.
  • Hialeah is less bike-friendly than Chicago with a score of 51 out of 100 vs Chicago's 72.
  • Hialeah's crime rate is higher than Chicago with a score of 40.64 compared to Chicago's 35.19. This means that Hialeah neighborhoods are safer than 40.64% of all U.S. neighborhoods, and Chicago neighborhoods are safer than 35.19%.
  • Hialeah is considered to be safer than Chicago with a safety index of 59.36 vs Chicago's 33.87.
  • Air quality in Hialeah is good, and in Chicago it's good.

Considerations for moving to Hialeah

  • Weather: Hialeah summers are very warm, humid, and rainy, the winters in Hialeah are dry with moderate temperatures. When planning a move to Hialeah, FL, consider the rain and the extreme heat on some months on your plans. February, January and December are the most pleasant months in Hialeah, while August and July are the least comfortable months..
  • HOA rules: Check ahead with any neighborhood or community rules on moving to ensure a smooth move.
  • Elevator reservation: If your building has an elevator you'll want to check on how to reserve it for move day.
  • Truck parking permits: Some cities require parking permits for large vehicles and moving trucks. Find out if you need any parking permits ahead of time.
  • State licensing: Individuals and companies engaging in for-profit local and intrastate moving within the Sunshine State must register each year with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services – Division of Consumer Services. Make sure the moving company you use has a license before hiring.
  • State regulator: You can verify a Florida moving license and its status through the state's public utilities commission.
  • Moving permits: Florida does not require any moving permits, but it is helpful to check local parking restrictions before moving into the state.
  • Change of address: We recommend submitting 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 forwarded to Hialeah. Get started here.
  • Moving company insurance: Every state requires moving companies to carry different levels of insurance. Released Value Protection stands out as a cost-effective choice, provided by movers at no extra expense, although it comes with limited coverage. In this option, the mover's liability is capped at 60 cents per pound per article. To ensure comprehensive coverage matching the full value of your items, consult with your chosen moving company about alternative options or explore third-party insurance providers. Secure the best protection for your belongings during the move with these tailored coverage choices.
  • Moving checklist: Our moving checklist will help you have the peace of mind that you've got everything covered.

Local Chicago movers

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3201 Tollview Drive, Rolling Meadows, IL, 60008
(847) 378-4949

Visit our best long distance movers in Chicago page to see a complete list of moving companies, including hourly rates, services, and reviews.

What to do in Hialeah

These are some of the best things to do in your new Florida home.

  • Amelia Earhart Park
  • Westland Mall
  • Hialeah Racetrack
  • Cherry Picked Vintage & Antique Market
  • Florida Gun Center
  • Neptunes Aquariums
  • Mack's Fish Camp - Tour
  • Miami Watersports Complex
  • Legacy Car Service Miami

Get your sports on!

Hialeah is a great sports town, these are the local teams to support:

FAQ

When is the best time to move from Chicago to Hialeah?

The best time to move from Chicago to Hialeah is during the spring or fall. These seasons offer milder weather and avoid higher moving costs during the peak moving season in Chicago.

When is the cheapest time to move from Chicago to Hialeah?

Because most people are moving from Chicago to Hialeah in the spring or fall, you can often catch discounts by moving in the winter. Read our guide on moving discounts to learn more.

How long does a move from Chicago to Hialeah take?

The 1,374-mile move from Chicago, IL, to Hialeah, FL, takes 3-8 days. Some Chicago movers may offer expedited moving if you need it faster. If you need more time, ask your mover about storage options in Hialeah.

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