The moving charges charged by the packers and movers in India are determined on the basis of various factors which affect this cost to a considerable amount.
Distance plays an important role in deciding the final cost of moving. In The case of intercity or domestic relocations, the moving cost mainly depends on the distance to be travelled between the two locations. MORE THE DISTANCE MORE WILL BE THE RATES.
The number of items to be shifted to a new place is directly proportional to the moving cost. The quantity and weight of the items will directly affect the price charged by the packers and movers. More the belongings, more will be the efforts to be applied in loading, packing, transporting, and finally unloading at the new destination.
The total moving cost is inclusive of the cost of packing materials like cartons, tapes, bubble wraps, etc. used in the wrapping and packing of belongings for safer transit. The approximate cost of packing is somewhere around Rs 3000 to Rs 10000. The MORE THE PACKING MATERIALIS USED, THE MORE WILL BE THE PACKING COST.
The number of men required to complete a relocation process will depend on the size of the move and the number of items to be shifted to the new place. The bigger the size of the house and the belongings, the more will be the manpower required, and hence, more will be the price of the shifting.
This is a special service provided by the moving companies to their customers in which they allow them to keep their belongings in their warehouse for any amount of time they want. This is chargeable in the amount of the total moving cost. The more space your goods will take in the warehouse, the higher will be the moving cost.
Though it is an optional service, it is always a better option in case of long-distance moves to ensure the safety of goods while in transit. It allows you to demand compensation in case your goods get damaged or misplaced. The insurance is equal to 3% of the total declared value of your goods.
The moving cost is dependent on the physical efforts employed by the manpower to pack and load the goods in the transport vehicle. The more physical activity, the more will be the packers and movers Rates.
For relocation purposes, there are two kinds of vehicles used by domestic packers and movers in India.
Moreover, a smaller vehicle is much cheaper than the bigger one. So, depending on the number and size of the items that need to be relocated, choose your one!
This factor also affects the moving cost to a considerable amount. In case you wish to relocate on weekends, then this cost will be much higher as compared to the weekdays due to the high demand for such services on Saturdays and Sundays. Moreover, if you like to opt for a faster relocation process without complying with the rules for the entry of commercial vehicles in another state, then the moving cost will include the amount of challan paid by the moving company.
The moving cost will comprise of the following taxes –
This is optional and will not be included in the final invoice issued by the packers and movers.
Moving companies with more years of experience usually charge more as compared to the new ones. The years of experience explain their expertise in their job perfection and build more trust in the minds of the people. So, if you are opting for a popular moving company with good years of experience, then you might have to a larger sum as compared to going for the smaller ones.
The services related to installation and uninstalling of AC, mounting of television on the wall, geyser installation, unpacking, disassembly, assembly, arrangement of items in the new home, etc., will be chargeable to the moving cost.
|Type of Move||Up to 10 km||From 11 - 25 km||From 26 - 40 km||Within 45 km|
|1 BHK house shifting||Rs 3,000 - 5,000||Rs 4,000 – 6,500||Rs 7,000 - 8,500||Rs 8,000 - 10,500|
|2 BHK house shifting||Rs 4,000 - 7,000||Rs 6,500 - 9,500||Rs 8,500 - 11,000||Rs 10,000 - 13,500|
|3 BHK house shifting||Rs 6,000 - 9,000||Rs 8,000 - 10,000||Rs 9,500 - 12,500||Rs 12,000 – 16,500|
|4 BHK house shifting||Rs 8,000 - 12,000||Rs 12,000 - 14,500||Rs 13,500 -17,500||Rs 15,000 - 20,500|
|Office shifting||Rs 6,500 - 10,000||Rs 11,000 - 18,500||Rs 18,000 - 26,000||Rs 25,000 - 35,000|
|Shifting Type||Up to 400 Km||400 – 800 Km||800 – 1300 Km||1300 – 1900 Km|
|Complete house shifting||Rs 11,000 – 22,000||Rs 12,000 – 25,000||Rs 13,000 – 26,000||Rs 14,000 – 30,000|
|1 BHK house shifting charges||Rs 6,000 – 15,000||Rs 9,000 – 20,000||Rs 10,000 – 22,000||Rs 11,000 – 24,000|
|2 BHK house shifting cost||Rs 8,000 – 18,000||Rs 10,000 – 25,000||Rs 12,000 – 24,000||Rs 14,000 – 28,000|
|3 BHK house relocation cost||Rs 10,000 – 25,000||Rs 11,000 – 30,000||Rs 13,000 – 28,000||Rs 16,000 – 34,000|
|4 BHK house shifting cost||Rs 15,000 – 28,000||Rs 16,000 – 32,000||Rs 16,000 – 32,000||Rs 26,000 – 42,000|
|5 BHK house shifting charges||Rs 18,000 – 30,000||Rs 23,000 – 40,000||Rs 22,000 – 38,000||Rs 34,000 – 48,000|
|Home shift + car transport cost||Rs 12,000 – 26,000||Rs 14,000 – 30,000||Rs 16,000 – 38,000||Rs 19,000 – 42,000|
|Car transportation charges||Rs 3,000 – 5,000||Rs 4,000 – 7,000||Rs 5,000 – 9,000||Rs 6,000 – 10,000|
|Few office items shifting cost||Rs 6,000 – 15,000||Rs 9,000 – 20,000||Rs 10,000 – 24,000||Rs 12,000 – 28,000|
|Complete office shifting charges||Rs 11,000 – 26,000||Rs 14,500 – 30,000||Rs 15,500 – 32,000||Rs 18,000 – 40,000|
The cost of moving is mainly made of three components. Those components are:
The type of packing material directly affects the cost of moving, which means if you are choosing a better type of packing material, then the cost will be high.
Click pictures of your moving goods such as furniture, appliances, etc. in advance to help you find damages or misplaced goods after the final delivery.
The equipment used for your relocation has a cost, and depreciation for the same will be added to your cost of moving.
|Move Size||Labour Charges||Packing Charges||Transportation Charges||Total Cost (Approx)|
|1 BHK House||Rs 1,000 - 3,500||Rs 1,000 - 2,000||Rs 1,000 - 3,500||Rs 3,000 - 9,000|
|2 BHK House||Rs 1,500 - 5,500||Rs 1,500 - 3,500||Rs 1,500 - 4,000||Rs 4,500 - 13,000|
|3 BHK House||Rs 1,500 - 7,500||Rs 1,500 - 4,500||Rs 3,000 - 6,000||Rs 6,000 - 18,000|
|4/5 BHK House||Rs 2,000 - 9,000||Rs 2,000 - 6,000||Rs 4,000 - 10,000||Rs 8,000 - 25,000|
|Bangalore to Patna||Rs. 9,000 – 49,000|
|Bangalore to Surat||Rs. 8,500 – 52,000|
|Bangalore to Bhopal||Rs. 8,000 – 47,000|
|Bangalore to Jaipur||Rs. 8,000 – 50,000|
|Bangalore to Nagpur||Rs. 9,500 – 47,000|
|Bangalore to Indore||Rs. 7,500 – 54,000|
|Bangalore to Lucknow||Rs. 9,000 – 49,000|
|Bangalore to Dehradun||Rs. 9,000 – 47,000|
|Bangalore to Guwahati||Rs. 9,000 – 54,000|
|Bangalore to Kolkata||Rs. 8,500 – 48,000|
|Bangalore to Faridabad||Rs. 8,000 – 48,000|
|Bangalore to Ahmedabad||Rs. 8,000 – 49,000|
|Bangalore to Chandigarh||Rs. 8,500 – 53,000|
|Bangalore to Bhubaneswar||Rs. 8,500 – 55,000|