How Much Does it Cost to Move to London?

The average cost to move to London from other Ontario cities ranges from $1,000 to $5,500. Your costs can increase depending on the extent of your furniture, whether the move is residential or commercial, the services required, the distance travelled, and the number of staff needed. Whether for work, personal reasons, or a new adventure, moving from one city to another can be an exciting yet challenging experience. However, you should budget for the move.

Read our “How Many Miles is Considered a Local Move?” article.


A-Zip Moving & Cartage Inc provides competitive pricing for all your moving needs. We’ve compiled a hopefully helpful list of the approximate cost to move to London, ON, from Toronto, Kitchener, Ottawa, Sarnia, Montreal, Thunder Bay, and Niagra Falls.


While providing precise figures without specific details is challenging, A-Zip Moving & Cartage Inc can give rough estimates for moving a 2-bedroom house (a medium-sized home) from various cities to London, Ontario. Please note that these estimates are subject to change based on individual circumstances and your chosen services.

To obtain accurate quotes for your move, please request a detailed estimate. Contact A-Zip Moving & Cartage Inc. Request a Quote here or call us at (519) 659 6672

Additional services, such as packing and storage, are also available. 


Kitchener to London, Ontario:

$1,000 to $1,700 – Moving from Kitchener to London involves a distance of around 100 kilometres (62 miles). The cost for this move might fall within the range of, considering similar factors like the household size and specific services needed.


Sarnia to London, Ontario:

$1,000 to $1,700 – Moving from Sarnia to London involves a distance of approximately 120 kilometres (75 miles). 


Toronto to London, Ontario:

$800 to $2,000 – The distance from Toronto to London is relatively short, approximately 200 kilometres (125 miles). The cost of such a move ranges depending on the amount of furniture, number of boxes, and additional services required.


Niagara Falls to London, Ontario:

$1,300 to $2,000 – The Niagara Falls and London distance is around 200 kilometres (125 miles). Please note that these figures are rough estimates similar to the previous estimates and can vary based on various factors. 


Montreal to London, Ontario:

$1,900 to $3,300 – Moving from Montreal to London covers a distance of around 550 kilometres (340 miles). As with other moves, variables such as household size, specialty items, and the level of service will influence the final cost.


Ottawa to London, Ontario:

$2,000 to $3,500 – The distance between Ottawa and London is approximately 600 kilometres (370 miles). For this longer-distance move, the cost to move is slightly higher. Factors like the volume of belongings, additional services, and the specific moving company chosen will affect the overall cost.


Thunder Bay to London, Ontario:

$2,500 to $5,500 – The distance between Thunder Bay and London is considerable, at approximately 1,400 kilometres (870 miles). Due to the long distance involved, the cost for this move is higher and factors such as the household size, the amount of furniture and boxes, and any additional services may add or reduce this cost.


There are several factors outside of the moving cost to move to London that should be considered. 

  • Insurance: Accidents and unforeseen events can occur during a move, so it’s essential to consider insurance coverage for your belongings. Like all reputable moving companies, A-Zip Moving & Cartage Inc has the typical insurance coverage, but it may not be sufficient to protect your high-value items. Always check with your mover. You may need to purchase additional insurance or explore third-party options to ensure adequate coverage. 
  • Packing & Unpacking: Some moving companies offer packing and unpacking services. A-Zip takes care of that work for you. Request a Packing & Unpacking Quote here.
  • Storage: A-Zip has clean and dry storage facilities available. If you cannot move into your new home immediately or need temporary storage for some of your belongings, you may require storage services. The storage cost will depend on factors such as the space required, the storage duration, and the facility’s location. Bundled packages can save on costs.



Provide us with information about the size of your household, the distance of the move, and any additional services you require.

Additionally, consider decluttering and downsizing before the move. Moving fewer items can reduce transportation costs and the need for larger storage units. Take the opportunity to sell or donate items you no longer need, as it can help offset some moving expenses.

Another tip to minimize costs is to plan your move during the off-peak season. Summer months are usually busy for moving companies, so choosing a different time of year can lower prices. However, remember that weather conditions and other factors may influence the feasibility of moving during certain months.

Lastly, don’t forget to account for additional expenses in your new location, such as setting up utilities, internet services, and any potential costs associated with furnishing your new home. Researching and budgeting for these expenses in advance will help you avoid surprises upon arrival.



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