The Best Moving Companies in Oceanside

Whether you’re moving across town or cross country, we’ve found the best moving companies for you. We analyzed the services, customer reviews, and costs for more than 20 movers in Oceanside. These are our top picks.
Best long distance mover
internationalvanlines
International Van Lines
Our Rating
4.9 out of 5 stars
4.9
pro Full-service moves
pro Movers load and drive truck
Best for local moving
First National Van Lines
First National Van Lines
Our Rating
4.4 out of 5 stars
4.4
pro Professional moving services
pro Large US network
Best for container moving
pods
PODS
Our Rating
4.6 out of 5 stars
4.6
pro Container moves
con Customer loads container
Best for truck rental
penske
Penske
Our Rating
4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5
pro DIY truck-rental moves
con Customer loads and drives truck

What type of moving company is right for you?

Professional movers
They handle it all.

Professional movers load your stuff, ship it to your new home, and unload it all for you. It’s the easiest—but most expensive—option. Learn more.

Containers
You load, they ship.

You load up all your belongings, but the movers transport your container to your new home. It’s the middle road for effort and cost. Learn more.

Moving truck rentals
You do all the work.

Worried about costs? Rent a truck, load it yourself, drive it to your new home, and unload all your things. You do it all—and save a lot. Learn more.


The best long-distance movers in Oceanside

Move.org researched over a dozen nationwide moving companies. These professional moving companies are our top picks. If you’re outside of Oceanside, we recommend these movers.
Best long-distance moving company
internationalvanlines
International Van Lines
4.9 out of 5 stars
4.9
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    30 days free storage
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    10% Move.org discount
Best for accurate pricing
safeway
Safeway Moving
4.6 out of 5 stars
4.6
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    Price matching
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    Charitable donations
Best premium services
americanvanlines
American Van Lines
4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5
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    Flat rates
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    Piano moving
Best for customizable services
northamerican
North American Van Lines
4.8 out of 5 stars
4.8
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    A la carte services
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    GPS tracking
Best customer reviews
Mayzlin Relocation
4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5
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    Offers several discounts
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    Price-match guarantee

Local professional movers in Oceanside

If you’re moving to a new home in Oceanside or somewhere else in California, check out these highly ranked local moving companies.
Company
Customer Rating
Services
Phone
Learn More
5 out of 5 stars
5
✓ In-state moves
X Interstate moves
✓ Storage services
✓ Junk removal
Call (800) 647-7466
5 out of 5 stars
4.95
✓ In-state moves
X Interstate moves
✓ Virtual consultations
✓ Large furniture moving
Call (619) 566-8182
5 out of 5 stars
4.95
✓ In-state moves
✓ Interstate moves
✓ Packing services
✓ Packing supplies
Call (858) 605-9624
5 out of 5 stars
4.95
✓ In-state moves
✓ Interstate moves
✓ Packing services
✓ Donation pickup
Call (858) 221-4491
4.8 out of 5 stars
4.8
✓ In-state moves
✓ Interstate moves
✓ Packing services
✓ Junk removal
Call (760) 566-2205

Best moving container companies in Oceanside

Move.org analyzed approximately 8,000 customer reviews and 300 quotes over 3 years to find the best moving container companies in the US.
Moving company
Move.org rating
Avg. cost for local move
Avg. cost for long-distance move
Phone
Learn more
4.6 out of 5 stars
4.6
$1,370$4,300866-229-4120
4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5
$1,940$4,240800-722-5728
4.1 out of 5 stars
4.1
$1,500$3,880888-947-7974
4 out of 5 stars
4
$1,870$5,030844-362-5303
3.9 out of 5 stars
3.9
$1,730$4,100800-468-4285

Best truck rental companies in Oceanside

Move.org researched services, gathered over 100 quotes, and interviewed customers to find the 5 best moving truck rental companies in the country.
Moving company
Move.org rating
Avg. cost for local move
Avg. cost for long-distance move
Phone
Learn more
4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5
$328$1,944844-847-9577
4.2 out of 5 stars
4.2
$28$2,080800-462-8343
4.2 out of 5 stars
4.2
$39$1,946800-468-4285
3.1 out of 5 stars
3.1
$130N/A888-736-8387
3.1 out of 5 stars
3.1
$324$2,337N/A
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What to know about moving in Oceanside

According to Move.org, the cost for movers in Oceanside, California, varies. Consider the following factors:

  • Distance of your move. Local or long distance?
  • Size of your home. Studio apartment? Four-bedroom home?
  • Services you need:
    • Full service with professional movers and add-ons like:
      • Packing
      • Temporary storage
      • High-value or bulky furniture
      • Last-minute scheduling
      • Moving supplies
      • Cleaning services
      • Etc
    • Moving containers
    • Truck rental
  • Time of year: Spring and fall are ideal, winter is the least expensive (least moving demand), and summer is the most expensive (most demand).
  • Discounts: Ask about discounts for seniors, veterans, first responders, early booking, the season, etc.

Once you decide what type of moving services are best for you, get at least three estimates to compare services and costs.

If you’re into laid-back beach vibes, sunny weather, harbor shopping and dining, and outdoor excursions with your friends and/or family, Oceanside, California is a good place to live for you. Speaking of family, Oceanside is said to be a good place to raise one, according to Niche.

Living in Oceanside, California is expensive for a lot of people. According to Payscale, its housing alone is 91% higher than the national average. For example, it lists the median home price at roughly $861,362, and median rent at roughly $2,619 per month.

Oceanside is quintessentially Californian: coastal living, bungalow-style neighborhoods, an iconic pier, and surfing. Surf’s up, dudes. It’s also a military town with Base Camp Pendleton sitting alongside the northern border of Oceanside.