Moving from
Houston to Austin

With over four decades of experience representing North American Van Lines, we know the intricacies of managing a relocation. Whether it’s pianos, medical equipment, or anything in between, our team is committed to ensuring a smooth and stress-free move.

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    Bespoke Relocation Packages

    Our moving services cater to domestic, commercial, corporate, and international moves. The typical relocation cost varies depending on your particular requirements and the items being moved.

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    End-to-End Packing & Unpacking Help

    Accelerate your move while enjoying the convenience of outsourcing the packing and unpacking tasks to us. Being a U.S. Government-endorsed mover, we take pride in easing military families’ relocations with less stress and optimal efficiency.

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    Professional Appliance and Furniture Shifting

    Efficiently move your appliances and furniture with our expert moving services that include packing, shipping, and unloading for you.

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    Reliable Moving Cost Estimations

    Ease moving-related stress by entrusting us with every detail. From attentive packing, transferring, and unpacking your possessions to secure storage solutions, we offer flexible services and reliable cost estimations for a punctual and cost-efficient move.

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    Effortless moving from Houston to Austin

    Relocation can be daunting without the added stress of transferring your items from one place to another. Allow us to take away your worries and facilitate every aspect of your move with our expert moving services. Our experienced teams handle various types of moves, such as residential, international, commercial, corporate, and military.

    Depend on their know-how to navigate every stage of your relocation. We also offer an extensive range of services aimed at addressing common moving obstacles and providing support beyond just moving your belongings. Have confidence in us to tackle challenges like: Modifications to the moving schedule, Long- or short-term storage solutions, Crating and transferring specialty items like heavy furniture, Pet transit, Commercial equipment assembly, and more.

    Our Moving Services

    Regardless of whether it’s your home or office that’s changing addresses, our range of
    moving services can accommodate any need.

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    Residential Moving

    When you’re leaving behind your home and in a new city, we’re here to help. Our team of professionals can safely and efficiently transport your belongings to your new home.


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    International Movers

    Moving across borders can be complicated, but our experienced team can help make the process smoother. We offer professional guidance and planning to ensure your international move succeeds.

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    Corporate Moves

    If you’re shifting your office from Houston to Austin, we can also handle your corporate move. Our team is equipped to handle all aspects of your corporate move, from safely transporting your office equipment to securely transporting your important documents.

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    Military Moving

    As government-approved relocation service providers, we also specialize in military relocations. We understand the unique challenges that military families face and are committed to providing satisfactory service during every step of the process.

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    Commercial Relocation

    Make your commercial move simpler with the commercial moving company dedicated to your success! We provide comprehensive services, including office and hotel relocation and even furniture installation, for a successful move that meets your unique needs.

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    Moving & Storage

    Keep your belongings safe with 24-hour security, electronic tracking, and camera surveillance in our short and long-term storage facilities.

    Why Move With Us?

    Here at Ward North American, we treat your move like our move, whether you are moving residentially, commercially, or corporately, anywhere in the world. Our teams of experts exist to ensure a problem-free experience and a successful relocation.

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    Excellence-Driven Efficiency

    Excellence and efficiency are the hallmarks of our moving services. We honor your timeline and without cutting corners so you can enjoy a move that occurs on time and on budget.

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    Professional Service

    From the best materials to the clearest communication, our teams demonstrate professionalism and ownership of your move throughout the entire process so you can enjoy peace of mind.

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    Highest Safety Standards

    Safety is one of our priorities at Ward North American. That is why we treat your belongings like our own and implement strict protocols to prevent any damage during your move.


    Have more questions about moving? Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions.

    • When is the best time to move to Austin?

      Heat and habits are two major factors when deciding when to move to Austin. In general, the heat breaks in late September or October, making those months much more comfortable for a move. If you want to relocate when there is the greatest chance of finding available leases, however, July is a good choice, with many families and students starting and ending leases at that time. If you choose to move in the summer, just make sure you hire professional movers who will be accustomed to moving heavy items in the heat, rather than trying to do the work yourself.

    • Who regulates the move?

      Wondering about regulations that may govern your move? Let us take care of all applicable rules so you can focus on a successful relocation. Our professional teams of movers are familiar with and in compliance with every regulation that applies to your move, whether you undertake a residential, corporate, international, long-distance, or military move. We also listen to and comply with your special requests and instructions to accomplish your move as seamlessly as possible.

    • What is the average cost of moving from Houston to Austin?

      The average cost of a move between Houston and Austin is $1,300 to $4,900. Other factors will influence the exact cost of the move. For example, your moving expenses may fluctuate depending upon the number of items you plan to move, specialty items, and the exact distance you are moving. We can provide you with an accurate estimate based upon your circumstances.

      Studio Apartment 1 Large Bedroom 2 Bedrooms 3 Bedrooms 4 Bedrooms
      $1,300 to $1,620 $1,450 to $2,455 $1,620 to $3,100 $2,000 to $3,432 $2,690 to $4,902
    • Where to stop along the move between Houston and Austin?

      The two-and-a-half hour trip between Houston and Austin can be completed in one day. As a result, you should not need to stop overnight. However, you may require fuel, food, or a break on your way. Our moving teams will suggest a location for any necessary stops during the trip. A good stopping point between the two cities is Brenham, which is almost exactly halfway along the route.

    • Where is the best place to live in Austin?

      Austin is a large city covering just over 271 square miles. Since public transportation and biking paths are not as developed there as in some other cities, you will need to own a car or live close enough to work to walk. As a result, the best place to live in the city is within an easy drive or walk to your job. In general, affordable yet up and coming locations are available on the east side of the city, so starting your home or apartment search there is a good choice.

    • How long does it take to move from Houston to Austin?

      The two-and-a-half hour drive from Houston to Austin makes the trip easy to complete in a single day. However, the length of your move will be determined by other factors as well, such as the time it takes to pack your belongings, load the truck, and unload once we arrive at your destination. If you need to leave items in storage, you will also need to plan time into your schedule to do so. When we meet with you, we can provide you with an accurate timeframe for your move depending upon your unique circumstances and needs so you can plan with confidence.

    • Do road conditions affect moving?

      Road conditions can affect moving, if not properly accounted for during planning. Bad weather, like rain and snow, for example, can lead to slippery road conditions that make driving slower. Traffic can also slow things down. Before your move, we will carefully plan your route and, with your agreement, choose the route that has the best chance of delivering a successful and seamless move.

    • What to expect when moving from Houston to Austin?

      Moving from Houston to Austin entails a move from a more traditional city to a more relaxed and unique city. Expect less cultural diversity, but prepare to embrace a talented music scene, unique restaurants, a slightly more liberal political approach, and more traffic. Austin also possesses a strong bicycling and oudoorsy culture.

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    As a national moving company with more than 40 years of experience as an agent for
    North American Van Lines, we know what’s at stake when it comes to relocating.

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    Moving to Austin Guide

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    Moving to Texas Guide

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