Moving Calculator

Moving Long Distance

Use our long distance moving cost calculator to get an idea if using a van line will be within your budget. A few moments of your time will tell you approximately how much your move will cost and how much extra services like packing and unpacking cost.

All estimates are approximate.

Two main factors determine the major portion of the cost of your move. They are the distance you are moving and the weight of your shipment.

Step 1: Determine the Driving Distance

Select your origin and destination. If your exact city is not listed, use a major city in your area.




If the driving distance is already known, enter it here: miles

Step 2: Determine the Approximate Weight of Your Shipment

To get an idea of how much your shipment might weigh, take a moment to consider how furnished and the number of rooms in your home. Need some help? Use our handy weight estimator guide to help estimate the weight of your shipment. Then click calculate.

Enter the Number of rooms for each:


If the weight is already known, enter it here :  pounds


Weight Estimator Guide

Type of Dwelling Average Weight in Pounds
Studio 2,000 lbs
1 Bedroom apartment 3,500 lbs
2 Bedroom apartment 3,500 to 5,000 lbs
2 Bedroom house 5,000 to 7,500 lbs
3 Bedroom house 7,500 to 10,000 lbs
4 Bedroom house 10,000 to 15,000 lbs