Moving from Olympia to Greenville (Movers from $1,874)

Quick answer: A move from Olympia to Greenville costs $2,098 to $11,910 and takes 7-21 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 2,777-mile move yourself.

Hiring a long-distance moving company from Olympia 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 Greenville to Olympia guide.

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How much does it cost to move from Olympia to Greenville?

Olympia movers charge $133 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 $1,874 - $7,743 $1,737 - $4,284 $1,899 - $3,795
2 - 3 bedrooms $5,650 - $11,910 $3,273 - $6,636 $2,098 - $4,563
4+ bedrooms $10,630 - $18,279 $4,470 - $9,233 $2,733 - $5,545
*These price ranges are a rough estimate based on 2,777 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 Olympia to Greenville

The cost of Olympia 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 Olympia to Greenville can be as low as $1,874 while a four-bedroom home can be as high as $17,068.
  • Time of year: Summer is peak moving season in Olympia, 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 $1,899 to $4,757. However, these options require more work and effort compared to hiring professional movers.

How much are professional moving companies when moving from Olympia to Greenville?

Hiring movers for a studio apartment or one-bedroom home from Olympia to Greenville will cost between $1,874 to $7,743. The cost to move a two- to three-bedroom home will range from $5,650 to $11,910, and a four-bedroom move or bigger move from Olympia to Greenville will cost from $10,630 to $18,279.

How much are moving container companies from Olympia to Greenville?

Moving containers from Olympia to Greenville will cost you $1,737 to $4,284 for a studio or one-bedroom home. For a two- to three-bedroom move, moving containers can cost $3,273 to $6,636. A larger home will cost $4,470 to $9,233.

How much is a moving truck from Olympia to Greenville?

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 $1,899 to $3,795. A larger move will cost $2,098 to $4,563, and a four-bedroom move from Olympia to Greenville costs from $2,733 to $5,545. These estimates include the anticipated fuel cost.

The best Olympia to Greenville moving companies

Hiring an interstate moving company to go from Olympia to Greenville 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 Olympia to Greenville.

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Pros and cons of moving from Olympia to Greenville

Cost of living: Olympia vs Greenville

Olympia Greenville
Average rent cost $1,895 $1,300
Average home value $508,798 $295,094
Average income (per capita) $66,492 $69
Cost of Living (single person) $2,473 $2,500
Cost of Living (family of 4) $5,391 $6,090
Unemployment rate 5.6% 2.7%
Sales Tax 9.4% 6.0%
State Income Tax 0.0% 7.0%
  • Rent prices in Greenville are 31% lower than in Olympia.
  • Home prices in Greenville are 42.0% lower than in Olympia.
  • Income in Greenville is 99.9% lower than in Olympia.
  • The cost of living for a single person in Greenville is 1.1% higher than in Olympia.
  • The cost of living for a family in Greenville is 13.0% higher than in Olympia.
  • The unemployment rate in Greenville is 51.79% lower than in Olympia.
  • Sales taxes in Greenville are 36.17% lower than in Olympia.
  • State income taxes in Greenville are 7.00% higher than in Olympia.

To put this into perspective, you would need around $3,032.75 in Greenville to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $3,000.00 in Olympia.

How is life different in Olympia compared to Greenville?

Greenville Olympia
Population 70,720 55,605
AllTransit Transportation Performance Score 3 5
Walkability score 43 39
Bike friendliness score 49 59
Crime Index 38.56 27.95
Safety Index 61.44 62.25
Air Quality Good Good
  • Greenville's population is about 27% greater than Olympia.
  • Greenville's public transportation has a score of 3 out of 10 versus Olympia's lower score of 5.
  • Greenville is more walkable than Olympia with a score of 43 out of 100 vs Olympia's 39 out of 100.
  • Greenville is less bike-friendly than Olympia with a score of 49 out of 100 vs Olympia's 59.
  • Greenville's crime rate is higher than Olympia with a score of 38.56 compared to Olympia's 27.95. This means that Greenville neighborhoods are safer than 38.56% of all U.S. neighborhoods, and Olympia neighborhoods are safer than 27.95%.
  • Greenville is considered to be less safe than Olympia with a score of 61.44 vs Olympia's 62.25.
  • Air quality in Greenville is good, and in Olympia it's good.

Considerations for moving to Greenville

  • Weather: If you're moving to Greenville, SC, May, September and October are the best months to move to the city. Heat are tolerable and even desirable on some months. Winters are short and generally cool..
  • 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: To promote safety, economic development, and ethical business practices, the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) oversees movers in the state. They are responsible for inspecting, examining, and auditing public utility providers like movers. Make sure the moving company you use has a license before hiring.
  • State regulator: You can verify a South Carolina moving license and its status through the state's public utilities commission.
  • Moving permits: South Carolina 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 Greenville. Get started here.
  • Moving company insurance: Every state requires moving companies to carry different levels of insurance. When moving in South Carolina, explore movers' insurance options. Many offer Released Value Protection at no extra cost, covering items at 60 cents per pound. For enhanced protection, discuss Full Value Protection with the moving company or consider third-party insurance providers. Prioritize understanding coverage limits and potential extra costs. Read reviews to make an informed decision on the best insurance for your South Carolina move.
  • Moving checklist: Our moving checklist will help you have the peace of mind that you've got everything covered.

Local Olympia movers

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Olympic Moving & Storage Inc. Get A Quote starstarstarstarstar
4.58 overall rating
935 Poplar Street Southeast, Olympia, WA, 98501
(877) 547-7173
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4.58 overall rating
3308 Hogum Bay Rd NE Ste A, Lacey, WA, 98516
(360) 491-2370

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

Where to live in Greenville

Now that you've decided to make the move to "Greenville", these are the best neighborhoods to move to in Greenville.

Best neighborhoods for families:

  • Augusta Road
  • Gower Estates
  • River Walk
  • Orchard Farms
  • Half Mile Lake
  • Silverleaf
  • Neely Farm

What to do in Greenville

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

  • Falls Park on the Reedy
  • GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail
  • The Peace Center
  • Liberty Bridge
  • Fluor Field at the WestEnd
  • Paris Mountain State Park

Get your sports on!

Greenville is a great sports town, these are the local teams to support:
  • Greenville Drive (Baseball-South Atlantic League)
  • Greenville Swamp Rabbits (Hockey-ECHL)
  • Greenville Triumph SC (Soccer-USL League One)
  • Furman Paladins (Southern)

FAQ

When is the best time to move from Olympia to Greenville?

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

When is the cheapest time to move from Olympia to Greenville?

Because most people are moving from Olympia to Greenville 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 Olympia to Greenville take?

The 2,777-mile move from Olympia, WA, to Greenville, SC, takes 7-21 days. Some Olympia movers may offer expedited moving if you need it faster. If you need more time, ask your mover about storage options in Greenville.

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