$1,453 Movers From Houston to Billings

Quick Answer: The cost to move from Houston, TX to Billings, MT averages from $1,276 to $8,585 depending on how much you're moving, your move date, and whether you hire a company or do the move yourself.

Hiring a full-service Houston moving company will be on the more expensive side, while renting a truck or moving container is usually cheaper but requires more work.

Here's everything you need to know about your upcoming move to Billings, MT.

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

Moving from Houston to Billings resources

Moving 1,577 miles is no joke. Here's what you need to know.

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

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 $1,453 - $6,083 $1,234 - $3,256 $1,144 - $2,241
2 - 3 bedrooms $3,808 - $8,585 $2,293 - $4,435 $1,276 - $2,773
4+ bedrooms $6,952 - $11,979 $3,094 - $6,361 $1,512 - $3,194
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*These price ranges are a rough estimate based on 1,577 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.

The cost to move from Houston to Billings will depend on:

  • Move size: The amount of items you have — as well as your home size and layout — will impact the total cost of your relocation.
  • Time of year: Summer is peak moving season in Houston, so moving companies will likely charge more.
  • Do-it-yourself vs Professional Mover: DIY moving services are usually cheaper but involve more work and stress compared to letting the pros handle your move.

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

Hiring movers for a studio apartment or one-bedroom home from Houston to Billings will cost between $1,453 to $6,083. The cost to move a two- to three-bedroom home will range from $3,808 to $8,585, and a four-bedroom move or bigger move from Houston to Billings will cost from $6,952 to $11,979.

How much are moving container companies from Houston to Billings?

Moving containers from Houston to Billings will cost you $1,234 to $3,256 for a studio or one-bedroom home. For a two- to three-bedroom move, moving containers can cost $2,293 to $4,435. A larger home will cost $3,094 to $6,361.

How much is a moving truck from Houston to Billings?

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 $1,144 to $2,241. A larger move will cost $1,276 to $2,773, and a four-bedroom move from Houston to Billings costs from $1,512 to $3,194. These estimates include the anticipated fuel cost.

The best Houston to Billings moving companies

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

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If you're just trying to ship a few items, here are our picks for the best small load moving companies.

Pros and cons of moving from Houston to Billings

Cost of living: Houston vs Billings

Houston Billings
Average rent cost $1,684 $1,200
Average home value $261,764 $374,530
Average income (per capita) $67,621 $61,956
Cost of Living (single person) $1,488 $1,406
Cost of Living (family of 4) $5,313 $3,184
Unemployment rate 4.1% 4.1%
Sales Tax 8.25% 0.0%
State Income Tax 0.0% 6.75%
  • Rent prices in Billings are 29% lower than in Houston.
  • Home prices in Billings are 43.1% higher than in Houston.
  • Income in Billings is 8.4% lower than in Houston.
  • The cost of living for a single person in Billings is 5.5% lower than in Houston.
  • The cost of living for a family in Billings is 40.1% lower than in Houston.
  • The unemployment rate in Billings and Houston.
  • Sales taxes in Billings are 100.00% lower than in Houston.
  • State income taxes in Billings are 6.75% higher than in Houston.

To put this into perspective, you would need around $2,834.68 in Billings 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 Billings?

Billings Houston
Population 184,167 2,301,572
AllTransit Transportation Performance Score 3 5
Walkability score 35 47
Bike friendliness score 47 49
Crime Index 3.0 63.21
Safety Index 53.56 36.79
Air Quality Good Good
  • Billings's population is about 92% less than Houston.
  • Billings's public transportation has a score of 3 out of 10 versus Houston's lower score of 5.
  • Billings is less walkable than Houston with a score of 35 out of 100 vs Houston's 47 out of 100.
  • Billings is less bike-friendly than Houston with a score of 47 out of 100 vs Houston's 49.
  • Billings's crime rate is lower than Houston with a score of 3.0 compared to Houston's 63.21. This means that Billings neighborhoods are safer than 3.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods, and Houston neighborhoods are safer than 63.21%.
  • Billings is considered to be safer than Houston with a safety index of 53.56 vs Houston's 36.79.
  • Air quality in Billings is good, and in Houston it's good.

Considerations for moving to Billings

  • Weather: June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Billings, while December and January 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: In Montana, local and intrastate movers need to have a valid Public Service Commission (PSC) number issued by the Montana Department of Transportation (MDOT). Make sure the moving company you use has a license before hiring.
  • State regulator: You can verify a Montana moving license and its status through the state's public utilities commission.
  • Moving permits: Montana 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 Billings. Get started here.
  • Moving company insurance: Every state requires moving companies to carry different levels of insurance. Opt for Released Value Protection, a no-cost option from movers with basic coverage. Movers assume liability for up to 60 cents per pound per item. For instance, if your mover lost or damaged a valuable painting weighing 20 pounds, you would only receive $12 (60 cents x 20 pounds). To ensure comprehensive coverage for the full value of your items, discuss alternative options with your chosen moving company or consider a third-party insurance provider.
  • 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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(713) 333-6683
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4.8 overall rating
5400 Mitchelldale Suite B1, Houston , TX, 77092
(713) 266-8348

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 Billings

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

  • Moss Mansion
  • Yellowstone Art Museum
  • Pictograph Cave State Park
  • Pioneer Park
  • Dehler Park
  • Western Heritage Center
  • Pryor Mountains

Get your sports on!

Billings is a great sports town, these are the local teams to support:
  • Montana State Billings Yellowjackets (GNAC)

FAQs about moving from Houston to Billings

When is the best time to move from Houston to Billings?

The best time to move from Houston to Billings is during the transitional seasons of spring or fall, considering the summer highs of 88ºF and the winter lows of 16ºF in Billings.

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

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

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