January 28, 2018

Move from Ottawa to Toronto

Move-Ottawa Movers provides a weekly moving services running from Ottawa to Toronto, the GTA and other towns along the QEW.

The majority of these runs are a single delivery move for one customer. However Move-Ottawa Movers Move from Ottawa to Torontodoes provide consolidated moving services from Greater Ottawa to Greater Toronto for clients with Studio or 1 Bedroom apartments.

In the case of a single delivery moves from Ottawa to Toronto, the GTA or other towns along the QEW, delivery will be made either the same day as the pickup date or the following day depending on the size of your move. In most cases Studio or 1 bedroom apartments are completed the same day but larger homes usually contain more contents they therefore require more time to load and unload.

Both single delivery and consolidated moving services each have their own benefits.

Single Delivery Moving Services:

With single delivery moves your valuable belongings will usually be delivered either the same day or the following day. Other benefits include all dates, times for pickup and delivery are on your preferred schedule and your goods are the only prority as there are no other deliveries or pickups on your moving day. A dedicated moving crew is provided from the start to the finish of your move. Also, the majority of your furniture and large items will be packed by the Move-Ottawa moving crew.

Estimated Charges: A 1 bedroom move from Ottawa to Toronto would usually require a 2-man crew. A 2-man crew will cost $95/hour to move your home. If the movers are able to finish loading in 3 hours. Depending on the schedule your crew will either drive from Ottawa to Toronto the same day or the following day. Similarly if they are able to finish unloading your belonging in your new home in 1.5 hours. The total time for your actual move is 4.5 hours plus travel time. For this example we assume that the distance from your home in Ottawa to Toronto is 450 km, travel charges are $2.29 per km. Therefore the total charges for your move are $1,647.54 ie. 4.5 hours x $95 = $427.50 (Loading & Unloading) + $1,030.50 (Travel Charges Per Kilometer) + $189.54 (HST of 13%).

** Please be advised above estimated charges is just an example, your actual move charges might be different.

Consolidated Moving Services:


On the other hand consolidated moving services are more cost effective, especially if you do not have a lot of items. With consolidated moves you are able to share the most expensive part of the move, that is the travel charges, with one or more customers. For an average move from Ottawa to Toronto the travel charge is around $1,030.00 this covers drive time from Ottawa to Toronto, fuel and food for the moving crew. Therefore consolidating two or more small moves destined to Toronto, the GTA and surrouding areas can dramatically reduce your cost. For example a small studio or one bedroom move can cost upto $1,500 but consolidated moving services can reduce this cost by upto 30%.

Consolidated moves are usually completed in seven working days depending on schedule and number of deliveries. Move-Ottawa moving crew will load belongings of all clients moving from Ottawa to Toronto, the GTA and other towns along the QEW on their respective moving day. Each client will be notified one day in advance with the delivery date and estimated time.

Consolidated moving services are great if you want to save money but if you have a certain schedule this option may not be viable for you.

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