How Much Do Movers Cost?

Moving to a new home can be an exciting yet daunting task, especially when packing and unpacking your belongings. 

The number of things, the distance of the move, and the services required, such as packing and unpacking, can all significantly impact the cost of hiring a professional moving company. 

This article will delve into the costs of hiring movers and how services like packing and unpacking can influence the overall expense. Enjoy a hassle-free move by understanding the financial aspects of hiring professional help.

Here Is a Range of Different Types of Moves That We’ve Done:

  • No Packing, Elite 1 Bedroom – $2,200-$2,600
  • Elite 1 Bedroom with packing – $2,750-$3,100
  • No Packing, 2 Bedroom – $2,950-$3,400
  • 2 Bedroom with packing – $3,600-$4,500
  • NYC to LA, 1 bedroom move $2,800-$3,40
  • Small studio within the city  $600-$800
  • NYC To MIA, 1 bedroom move $2,100-$2,700
  • NYC to SFO, 1 bedroom move $3,400-$3,800
  • Same Building small studio $500-$600
  • Small One bedroom $900-$1,250

What Are the Moving Costs?

There are some things that you should consider before choosing a moving company. Moving companies will calculate the cost of moving your belongings by calculating the inventory or the price per hour if you are moving locally. Based on the inventory you transfer, we assess a fixed cost. This eliminates any surprises or hidden fees at the end of your move. Long-distance moves are also popular. With 5 Star Movers Rochelle, you will be charged according to your inventory. Other companies charge based on weight.

Keep in mind that time is the most expensive factor for moving companies. There could be unexpected problems that increase the cost a company charges hourly. Moving companies can hide costs by billing hourly or based on weight. They claim to offer the lowest price based on the estimated time to move your house, but they’re offering the highest. These companies know they will have to charge more for any unexpected problems.

Some moving companies offer flat fees, which give customers more control over their costs. Choose a moving firm that charges a flat fee. You will know your moving costs if you have a clear estimate. You will also be assured that there are no hidden costs.

Check for Hidden Fees

There are often hidden costs if you choose a moving company without a fixed rate. These include long carries, tickets, parking permits, tolls, gas, stair carry, etc’.

Moving companies usually charge customers per hour. Unexpected problems are inevitable but can increase the cost. Traffic jams and elevator restrictions are the most time-consuming problems.

You may also be charged for additional materials like paper, tape, or blankets. Depending on the size of the move, they can cost between $150 and $300. In addition, not planning the right number of movers could make your move take longer than you originally thought. An expensive error is paying by the hour.

Know Your Move

After deciding on your type of move (local, long distance, or overseas), you must decide the date, amount of inventory, and fragility of your items. You should also provide a detailed inventory list to your movers.

You should first understand the available services to know how much your mover will cost. Some services can increase prices: unpacking or packing, debris removal or white-glove service, carpentry or plasma removal or installation.

To determine the type of quote needed, the customer must know what they value in their products. Cost is a complex thing. Many factors go into it. And there is a direct correlation between quality and cost. Your move’s cost is directly related to its quality.

What You Get for the Price of Our Movers

With 5 Star Movers Rochelle, you can expect a simple moving process. There are no hidden charges. Our cost is inclusive and includes all of the following services:

  • Plan your move with a detailed, customized plan.
  • Fuel, travel, tolls, and parking tickets/fees
  • Light assembly and disassembly
  • Corner and floor protection
  • Wrapping and protecting all furniture
  • Protection and packaging for stereo/electronics
  • TV protection and packaging
  • Protection and packaging for lamps
  • Protection and packaging for mirrors, pictures, and rugs
  • Wardrobe box packaging
  • All materials used by Five Star Movers Rochelle are disposed of.
  • Guaranteed price

Contact us to learn more about 5 Star Movers Rochelle’s services on a moving day. When you have a professional moving company, you don’t need to worry about your valuable possessions getting from your old house to your new home.


The cost of a move can greatly vary based on multiple factors such as the volume of items, distance, and additional services like packing and unpacking. However, with 5 Star Movers Rochelle, you are guaranteed quality and transparency. Unlike moving companies with hidden fees and fluctuating prices, we offer a clear, inclusive cost depending on your inventory. 

Our range of services includes everything from planning the move to packing, protection, and disposal of materials. Simplify your moving process and eliminate the fear of unexpected costs with us. We assure you the peace of mind to focus on starting a fresh chapter in your new home. Reach out to us today for a guaranteed price for your move and learn more about how we can make your moving day smooth and stress-free.