When moving one of the most commonly asked and searched for questions is “how much does moving houses cost?” we hope we can help give you a good idea of what an average Melbourne Removalist will cost.

Moving Houses factors that will determine how much your move will cost in Melbourne

the following list will help give you a guide to the cost of using a removalist in Melbourne


The organisation of the customer on moving day goes a long way to saving time and money when moving. Here are some of the ways you can save time and money in preparation

  • Packing and being ready to go on the day!
  • having furniture disassembled
  • having the room names written on all boxes!
  • making sure the movers have a clear path to walk thru
  • by Decluttering Before You Move

by following these steps the removalists will be able to complete your job faster, thus keeping the cost down for your move.


when it comes to moving day a HUGE factor of how much your move will cost is how far the removalists will have to cart the furniture to the truck. By making sure you have reserved your park in front of your house if you have on street parking will make a massive difference!

Property Size

The size of your home and the amount of furniture you have will be a factor on how much your Melbourne removalists will cost. Larger houses will take much longer to pack, wrap and transport to your new Melbourne residence than a typical small apartment.

Amount Of Furniture

How Much Does Moving Houses Cost In Melbourne

How much furniture you have will be a big element in how much your move will cost in Melbourne. if you have a big home with little furniture (because you are a minimalist) this is great and will help save money on your move. Having said that a small home that is overcrowded with furniture can end up costing the same if not more than a big home with little furniture!


When moving around Melbourne elevators are everywhere and go a long way to calculating how long and how much your move will cost!

Depending on what apartment building you are in and how big and removalist friendly they are will go miles in the cost of your move. some elevators are great and have truck friendly loading bays and big lifts, while others you have to park on street and go thru the foyer, in some cases even having to load thru the carpark.


Stairs are great…..NOT! stairs come in all shapes and tricky angles and always make things that little bit harder when moving. For instance furniture not fitting up stairway will then need to be lifted over balconies (if there is a balcony) this can contribute to how much your move will end up costing in Melbourne

it is always best to alert you mover of these factors so you can get a more accurate quote

How Long Does It Take Removalists To Pack For An Average Move?

Preparing for a move involves packing. weather you want to pack yourself or use a removalist companies packing service, below we will give you an estimate of how long it takes for us to prepare your home for a move, based from previous home packs we have completed. Please not all moves are different and these are just a guideline to go by. 

  • studio/1 Bedroom takes between 1.5 – 2.5 hours to pack
  • 2 Bedroom apartments/houses takes between 2.5 – 4 hours to pack
  • 3 Bedroom apartment/houses take between 4-6 hours to pack
  • 4 bedroom apartment/houses take between 5-7 hours to pack

How Long Will An Average Move Take

An average move varies depending on volume of furniture and the size of house. The following estimates are taken from various jobs we have completed. Remembering the factors above will contribute to the cost of your move also, and that every move is different

  • Studio/1 bedroom apartment unit takes 2 – 4 hours
  • 2 bedroom aprtment/house takes 4 – 6 hours
  • 3 Bedroom apartment/house takes 5 – 7.5 hours
  • 4 Bedroom apartment/house takes 7 – 11 hours

How much Will Melbourne Removalists Cost For An Average Move?

Get ‘n’ Go Removals Normal rate for 2 Removalists and a 4.5 tonne truck is $125.00 per hour (GST Included)

we charge from depot to depot which is located in Brunswick. Moving costs will vary on proximity of locations. (Please keep in mind we do have a 2 hour minimum)

  • studio/1 bedroom apartments will cost between $250.00 – $500.00
  • 2 Bedroom apartment/house will range between $500.00 – $750.00
  • 3 Bedroom apartment/house will range between $625.00 – $937.50
  • 4 Bedroom apartment/house will range between $875.00 – $1375.00

How Get ‘n’ Go Removals Compares To Other Melbourne Removalists

In the removal industry you will always be able to find lower or higher hourly rates. It is important to consider that a experienced removalist will be able to do your job in a quick and efficient manner, while always protecting your belongings. So at the end of the day its not so much about how much moving houses cost in Melbourne. But making sure you choose the right company that will get it done efficiently and professionally. Saving you time and money.

 Make sure to take these things into consideration when deciding on removalists in Melbourne for your move.

  • Make sure to check reviews online via Facebook, Google to make sure these companies add up before deciding!
  • Do they have insurance in place?

We hope we have answered your question of “how much does moving houses cost in melbourne”

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