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The average moving cost from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC is around $1100 to $3600 based on the total weight and the moving distance that is about 1057 km driving from pick-up to the delivery location.
You might have a new job, welcome a new family member or be closer to your aging parents.
Whatever the reason, moving from Calgary AB to Vancouver British Columbia is an exciting time for you. It’s a fresh start.
Camovers will help you. Our main goal is to provide moving house service, worry-free and as painless as possible.
What does the moving cost include?
The final price depends on ordering services, such as:
- Assembly and disassembly of furniture
- Convenient packing and unpacking services
- Stairs and heavy/bulky items
- Arranging furniture
- Dumping used packing material
- specific moving service
I have better news for you. It’s possible to save money on moving. Let’s dive in.
Here is an easy way to save money
You can do some of the work on your own. In this case, the working hours of movers can be reduced, which means that the total amount will be less.
- Packing process takes a lot of time. Start packing well in advance. Leave only the fragile packing for professional movers. This type of work should still be entrusted to professionals.
- Don’t forget to declutter your place. Donate the unused items, books, clothes, furniture, and appliances.
Important: if you are not sure that you can disassemble and assemble furniture without damaging it or without a significant investment of time – contact professional movers.
Distance from Calgary to Vancouver, major routes and bridges.
Just like you read earlier, it’s approximately 1057 km from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC. Of course, this all depends on the exact pick-up and delivery location:
- The distance between Calgary and Vancouver via Trans-Canada Highway/BC-1 W is 972.7 km
- The southern route via Highway 3/the Crowsnest Highway takes about 14 hours of driving in a good weather condition.
- Coquihalla Highway 5 connects the southern Trans-Canada route (Highway 1) with the northern Trans-Canada/Yellowhead route (Highway 16), providing the shortest land connection between Vancouver and both Edmonton and Calgary. Travelers choose this road most often.
In winter, people use both routes, but it’s not for the fun of the road trip, it’s to get from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC as fast as possible. Snowy, busy roads can create numerous problems during transportation. Professional moving companies at Camovers will cope with any difficulties!
Did you know that:
The ski resorts and snow trails all over British Columbia attracts lots of visitors and the roads are maintained.
Camovers provide variety of moving services:
A local residential move
All our professional moving companies will organize a home relocation for you. Movers will take on all the hassle: packing, loading, transportation. For residents of a multi-storey building, our moving members will carry out an apartment move and transfer all things, furniture, and household appliances, regardless of the floor.
A local office move
A local office move needs extra attention! Are you afraid of the upcoming difficulties associated with moving furniture, office property or equipment? Do you need the services of professional packers and movers? Get a moving quote from professional movers at CAmovers! You will get the best office moving service in Canada!
Long distance move (houses, apartments, condos, offices, etc)
Camovers will help you to find the best company for your long distance moving project. Regardless of the distance, our top-rated movers will deliver your belongings safe and sound! Choose professional and efficient movers. It’s all about honesty and transparency – because you deserve the best!
Cross Canada move
Let professionals handle your upcoming move from Calgary to Vancouver of any size and scope. We know that moving for such a long distance may seem daunting. We are here to help you with packaging materials and equipment and to set the best prices for the services provided.
Moving to the USA & Cross border move
Our experienced cross-border movers will calculate for you the optimal transportation option in terms of price and speed. You get all your properties in the new place, unpacked, and furniture will be reassembled.
Fill out the necessary details in the quote request form. Within the shortest possible time, one of our moving agents will contact you.
We all know that sometimes storage is required when moving. All the moving members at Camovers provide storage services. Only our professional movers will guarantee:
- the safety of your things
- dry and clean unit with proper ventilation and optimal humidity levels
- 24 Hour Security
- interior and drive up units
- easy check-in and check out
- storage safety, no losses
How to find professional movers
At Camovers all the moving members are trustworthy and reputable moving companies in Canada. The most important step is to protect your upcoming move. We will help you with that!
Make sure you review our moving members. All the movers we work with are licensed professionals in Canada! All the companies possess:
- proper moving equipment and packing supplies,
- excellently trained moving crews,
- insurance coverage plans,
- provide promo offers,
- top-rated customer service support.
We advise you to go ahead and request a moving quote below. Once the form is sent you will receive at least 5 moving quotes from our professionals. Compare all the quotes and review companies’ backgrounds by visiting Homestars, Mymovingreviews, Trustpilot, etc.
Choosing the right moving company – is an important step when moving from Calgary to Vancouver. Compare movers and choose the best moving service for your unique relocation project.
Many of you probably have heard about a moving scam. How to avoid it?
When you think of how to avoid moving scams and rogue movers, Camovers have the best advice for you!
Never sign half of a contract
When you see that the job is not done, the contract is not complete – don’t sign it. Make sure all the information is accurate in the contract, only after that sign it. Make a photo of the contract, you might need it one day.
Are you planning to do the packing on your own?
We would recommend you to pack all the personal and delicate items yourself. You might have delicate objects, expensive jewelry or important documents. Even a professional packing service might misplace your items.
What’s included as an additional moving fee?
The additional moving fees might include:
- narrow streets or
- extremely heavy items
- bulky objects.
Reviewing the moving quotes, don’t choose the cheapest one. Always ask about the additional moving fees and choose the top-rated moving service with transparent rates and fees.
How to find out the weight of the household items?
When you plan to relocate to a 4 bedroom house or just a studio apartment – you should know the approximate weight. There is an industry average weight based on the commonly used furniture and appliances.
- For example, your 1-bedroom house or an apartment usually weighs in the range of 450 and 1350 kilograms (1000 – 3000 pounds).
- When you plan to move from a 2-bedroom apartment or a house, the total weight will be between 1350 and 2700 kilograms (3000 – 6000 pounds).
- A typical 3-bedroom house weighs in the range of 2700 and 4500 kilograms (6000 – 10,000 pounds).
We want you to understand that this is the industry average. You might have a certain amount of unique or antique items that are extremely heavy. Or maybe you own the IKEA furniture, or you move only your personal stuff, no furniture at all. So the weight of your apartment or house will be different from the average industry data. Our household furniture weight calculator will help you to get more accurate numbers. Remember, the moving bill from Calgary to Vancouver will be based on the actual weight plus the moving distance.
Get your new home ready
When the moving project from Calgary to Vancouver finally scheduled it’s time to focus on preparing your new home.
When relocating to an apartment, check with the building management on how to schedule the elevator. If there is no elevator, inform your moving company about it. Stairs will be added to your bill as an extra fee.
Give a call to the building’s landlord and inform them about your moving day. Make sure there is enough space outside to park the moving truck.
Moving from Calgary to Vancouver is a challenge. We understand your needs and offer the essential services to help you move and live easily.
All our professional movers at Camovers will move your belongings efficiently.