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How Much Does it Cost to Move Locally in Boston?

Boston is a historic city with lots of appealing attractions that will make your time there particularly interesting. Whether you’re catching a baseball game at Fenway Park or taking a stroll through Boston Common, it’s easy to see the beauty of the city. If you’re planning to move locally in Boston, here are some price estimates that will help you to plan your move:

 

Average Cost of Moving Within Boston
Studio (217cf) $390.54
Studio Alcove (275cf) $429.66
1 Bedroom, Small (353cf) $432.91
1 Bedroom, Large (473cf) $561.93
2 Bedroom (708cf) $779.89
3 Bedroom (1106cf) $1,230.49
4 Bedroom (1517cf) $1,589.94

[Data from June 2016]

 

If you need to put some of your items in storage, here’s an average of how much you can expect to pay:

1 Month Storage Rate
Studio (217cf) $64.95
Studio Alcove (275cf) $82.50
1 Bedroom, Small (353cf) $105.81
1 Bedroom, Large (473cf) $141.87
2 Bedroom (708cf) $212.52
3 Bedroom (1106cf) $331.83
4 Bedroom (1517cf) $454.98

[Data from June 2016]

 

Permits for Moving
You’ll need a moving and parking permit to move in the city of Boston. You can conveniently download the form online instead of having to wait at City Hall to get the documents you need for your move. In a rush and need help getting this done? Hire a Boston mover, and they can take care of this process for you for an added fee.

Busiest Moving Days
August 31 and September 1 are the busiest days to move in Boston due to the leases beginning and ending, so try to avoid these dates if you can.

 

Unpakt has the resources you need to find the perfect local moving companies for your Boston move. Be sure to visit our page often for updates!