Best Long Distance Moving Companies of 2022

Here are a few sample quotes received from American Van Lines:

Shipping Distance Type of Transport Montway Autotransport
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524 miles Open $718
1,032 miles Open $828
2,078 miles Open $1,049
1,032 miles Closed $$1,401
2,078 miles Closed $1,888

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Although AmeriFreight's website isn't the most polished of the bunch, the company offers all of the services and guarantees you’d expect from a top-tier auto transport provider. Plus, it has the most impressive lineup of discounts compared to others on our list.

  • Founded: 2004
  • Headquarters: Peachtree City, Georgia
  • Availability: All 50 states, including Alaska and Hawaii
  • Services: Alternative vehicle, open carrier, enclosed trailer, expedited, door-to-door, and terminal-to-terminal shipping
  • Average transport cost*: $1,300
  • Type of company: Broker
  • Cargo insurance coverage: Yes, plus the option to buy gap coverage for $50 to $100
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB) rating: A+
  • BBB customer review score: 4.9/5.0

Pros

  • Discounted prices for long-distance moving between major cities
  • Sustainability initiatives aim to reduce the environmental impact of moving
  • Fixed-rate services, even for moving specialty items
  • Provides fixed-rate quotes
  • Includes a price-matching policy
  • Movers hold an average of 10 years of experience each
  • Requires moving crew members to complete annual trainings
  • Has moving crews dedicated to handling pianos and antiques
  • Is a carrier-only moving company, meaning it will not broker your move with a third-party provider
  • Flat-rate pricing
  • Binding estimates
  • Price-matching
  • Background-checked movers
  • Certified piano and antique movers

Cons

  • 10 to 50 percent deposit required
  • Cancellation is limited to 7 days before the move
  • No sample pricing online
  • Requires an up-front deposit that may be 10%–50% of total cost
  • Will not guarantee a delivery date without additional payment
  • Frequent phone calls

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