Moving from Houston to Hialeah (Movers from $1,577)

Quick answer: A move from Houston to Hialeah costs $1,079 to $8,387 and takes 2-8 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 1,187-mile move yourself.

Hiring a long-distance moving company from Houston 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 Houston guide.

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

Houston movers charge $75 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 $1,577 - $6,167 $1,110 - $2,659 $989 - $1,721
2 - 3 bedrooms $3,331 - $8,387 $2,089 - $4,025 $1,079 - $2,112
4+ bedrooms $5,575 - $10,980 $2,745 - $5,381 $1,305 - $2,705
*These price ranges are a rough estimate based on 1,187 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.

Factors influencing moving costs from Houston to Hialeah

The cost of Houston 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 Houston to Hialeah can be as low as $1,577 while a four-bedroom home can be as high as $9,033.
  • Time of year: Summer is peak moving season in Houston, 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 $989 to $2,497. However, these options require more work and effort compared to hiring professional movers.

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

Hiring movers for a studio apartment or one-bedroom home from Houston to Hialeah will cost between $1,577 to $6,167. The cost to move a two- to three-bedroom home will range from $3,331 to $8,387, and a four-bedroom move or bigger move from Houston to Hialeah will cost from $5,575 to $10,980.

How much are moving container companies from Houston to Hialeah?

Moving containers from Houston to Hialeah will cost you $1,110 to $2,659 for a studio or one-bedroom home. For a two- to three-bedroom move, moving containers can cost $2,089 to $4,025. A larger home will cost $2,745 to $5,381.

How much is a moving truck from Houston 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 $989 to $1,721. A larger move will cost $1,079 to $2,112, and a four-bedroom move from Houston to Hialeah costs from $1,305 to $2,705. These estimates include the anticipated fuel cost.

The best Houston to Hialeah moving companies

Hiring an interstate moving company to go from Houston 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 Houston to Hialeah.

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Pros and cons of moving from Houston to Hialeah

Cost of living: Houston vs Hialeah

Houston Hialeah
Average rent cost $1,684 $2,600
Average home value $261,764 $448,578
Average income (per capita) $67,621 $43,181
Cost of Living (single person) $1,488 $2,846
Cost of Living (family of 4) $5,313 $6,411
Unemployment rate 4.1% 8.9%
Sales Tax 8.25% 6.0%
State Income Tax 0.0% 0.0%
  • Rent prices in Hialeah are 54% higher than in Houston.
  • Home prices in Hialeah are 71.4% higher than in Houston.
  • Income in Hialeah is 36.1% lower than in Houston.
  • The cost of living for a single person in Hialeah is 91.3% higher than in Houston.
  • The cost of living for a family in Hialeah is 20.7% higher than in Houston.
  • The unemployment rate in Hialeah is 117.07% higher than in Houston.
  • Sales taxes in Hialeah are 27.27% lower than in Houston.
  • State income taxes are the same in Hialeah and Houston.

To put this into perspective, you would need around $5,737.90 in Hialeah to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $3,000.00 in Houston.

How is life different in Houston compared to Hialeah?

Hialeah Houston
Population 223,109 2,301,572
AllTransit Transportation Performance Score 7 5
Walkability score 68 47
Bike friendliness score 51 49
Crime Index 40.64 63.21
Safety Index 59.36 36.79
Air Quality Good Good
  • Hialeah's population is about 90% less than Houston.
  • Hialeah's public transportation has a score of 7 out of 10 versus Houston's higher score of 5.
  • Hialeah is more walkable than Houston with a score of 68 out of 100 vs Houston's 47 out of 100.
  • Hialeah is more bike-friendly than Houston with a score of 51 out of 100 vs Houston's 49.
  • Hialeah's crime rate is lower than Houston with a score of 40.64 compared to Houston's 63.21. This means that Hialeah neighborhoods are safer than 40.64% of all U.S. neighborhoods, and Houston neighborhoods are safer than 63.21%.
  • Hialeah is considered to be safer than Houston with a safety index of 59.36 vs Houston's 36.79.
  • Air quality in Hialeah is good, and in Houston 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 Houston movers

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3 Men Movers Get A Quote starstarstarstarstar
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6805 Sands Point Drive, Houston, TX, 77074
(713) 333-6683
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4.72 overall rating
8630 Lipan Road, Houston, TX, 77063
(713) 728-4900

Visit our best long distance movers in Houston 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 Houston to Hialeah?

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

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

Because most people are moving from Houston 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 Houston to Hialeah take?

The 1,187-mile move from Houston, TX, to Hialeah, FL, takes 2-8 days. Some Houston 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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