Moving from
Houston to Austin

With more than 40 years of experience as an agent for North American Van Lines, we understand the challenges involved with relocating. From pianos to medical equipment and everything in between, we take the utmost care to make sure your move is as seamless as possible.

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Award-Winning Company

Customized Moving Plans

Our range of services include household, commercial, corporate or international moving.
The average cost of moving depends on your specific needs and items to be moved.

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Full-Service Packing & Unpacking

Move faster, and more conveniently by allowing us to do the packing and unpacking for you. We are a U.S. Government-approved mover and take pride in helping our military families relocate with less stress and greater efficiency.

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Appliances and Furniture Moving

Conveniently relocate your appliances and furniture with the professional-strength mover who packs, transports, and unloads them for you.

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Accurate Moving Costs

Reduce the stress of moving by allowing us to take care of every detail. From carefully packing, moving, and unpacking your household goods to securely storing you belongings, we provide flexible support and accurate estimates for a move that is on-time and on-budget.

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Stressless moving from
Houston to Austin

Relocating is stressful enough without worrying about the process of getting your belongings from one place to another. Allow us to ease your worry and smooth every detail of your relocation with our professional-strength moving services. Our teams of movers have experience in every type of move, including residential, international, commercial, corporate, and military.

Lean on their expertise to complete every step of your relocation. We also provide a full suite of services designed to handle common moving obstacles that arise and to provide support for more than just the transportation of your goods. Trust us to manage challenges such as the following: Changes in the move date, Long- or short-term storage needs, Crating and transport of specialty items such as heavy furniture, Pet transportation, 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 changing addresses, let us help you
with everything from packing to storage. We offer
a full range of residential moving company
moving services.

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International Movers

We’re not only a leading cross-country moving
company, but also an international one!
Whether you’re heading overseas or returning,
our professionals can handle all of the details
to provide a problem-free experience.

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Corporate Moves

Through our move-management services,
corporate moves become less stressful and more
cost-efficient. We even provide a dedicated
relocation team to guide you through the

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Military Moving

As a proud U.S. government-approved service
provider, we offer cost-effective, streamlined
relocation programs for our nation’s heroes.

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Commercial Relocation

We’re the commercial moving company that can
provide services such as furniture installation,
office moving, warehousing, etc. We are experts
at moving hotel locations! Make your business
moves smoother and simpler with
Ward North American.

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Moving & Storage

When you can’t house all of your belongings, well
keep them safe, short or long term, in storage
facilities with electronic tracking systems,
camera surveillance, and 24-hour security.

Why Move With Us?

At Ward North American, we take great pride in providing excellent moving services. With an entire team of solutions-orientated professional packers, movers, and problem solvers, we’re the ideal partner for carrying out a smooth and successful move to, from or within Texas.

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Excellence-Driven Efficiency

We understand the need to complete your move
within the specified timeframe. Our team focuses
on doing all tasks with utmost efficiency, without
sacrificing excellent service.

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Professional Service

Our team strives to provide superior services
in all aspects of your move, from communicating
with you to packing your goods using superior
materials and proven techniques.

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Highest Safety Standards

We employ stringent safety protocols to ensure
not only the safety of your belongings,
but also prevent any additional damage or risk.


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 $1,800 to $2,500. 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.

  • 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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