The Best Moving Companies in Lubbock

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 Lubbock. These are our top picks.
Best long distance mover
internationalvanlines
International Van Lines
Our Rating
4.8 out of 5 stars
4.8
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 Full-service moves
pro Movers load and drive truck
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 Lubbock

Move.org researched over a dozen nationwide moving companies. These professional moving companies are our top picks. If you’re moving to a new home outside of Texas, 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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    🔥15% senior discount
Best premium services
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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safeway
Safeway Moving
4 out of 5 stars
4
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Best budget moving company

Local professional movers in Lubbock

If you’re moving to a new home in Lubbock or somewhere else in Texas, check out these highly ranked local moving companies.
Moving company
Customer Rating
Services
Phone
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4.4 out of 5 stars
4.4
- In-state moves
- Interstate moves
- Packing services
- Office moving
Call (800) 597-9826
5 out of 5 stars
5
- In-state moves
- Interstate moves
- Office moving
- Storage services
Call (806) 777-4709
4.7 out of 5 stars
4.65
- In-state moves
- Interstate moves
- Storage services
- Packing services
Call (806) 589-4422
4.5 out of 5 stars
4.45
- In-state moves
- Interstate Moves
- Storage services
- Packing services
Call (806) 781-2447
4.1 out of 5 stars
4.1
- In-state moves
- Interstate Moves
- Packing services
- Office Moving
Call 806-799-4033

Best moving container companies in Lubbock

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 Lubbock

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 Lubbock, TX

How far in advance should I reserve moving services in Lubbock?

Depending on the time of year, you may need to reserve moving services in Lubbock several weeks in advance. Peak moving season is typically in the summer months, so be sure to plan ahead between May and September. Also, Lubbock is home to Texas Tech University, so watch for busy moving schedules at the beginning and end of term.

If you plan to move in the winter in Lubbock, you probably won’t have as much trouble booking a moving company with shorter notice.

How much does it cost to move in Lubbock, TX?

The cost of living in Lubbock is in the 91st percentile,1 and an average home costs around $145,000. Because of this lower cost of living, you can expect moving costs to be lower in Lubbock than other major cities.

For a local full-service move, the average cost is around $7,600,2 but this number will vary depending on how much stuff you have, the number of bedrooms, and how many hours of labor you need.

How fast is Lubbock growing?

Census data reveals that the population of Lubbock grew over 11% between 2010 and 2020,3 and numbers continue to rise. Much of the appeal of the city comes from its small-town feel, local college scene, job opportunities, and low cost of living.

What is Lubbock known for?

Aside from Texas Tech University, Lubbock is famous for being the birthplace of Buddy Holly. The town is home to both the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts, and the Buddy Holly Center museum and art gallery. Fans of the rock ‘n’ roll legend can also drive past his childhood home, or visit the J.I. Allison House where he and the Crickets drummer wrote some of their most well-known songs.

Sources

  1. Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, “Cost of Living.” Accessed September 21, 2022.
  2. Colin Holmes, Move.org, “How Much Does It Cost to Move?” Published June 6, 2022. Accessed September 7, 2022.
  3. Ryan Chandler, EverythingLubbock.com “New U.S. Census Numbers Show Above-average Growth for Lubbock.” Published August 12, 2021. Accessed September 21, 2022.
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Sarah Cimarusti
Sarah Cimarusti has been writing and editing for the last 10 years. Most recently she was a lead copywriter for catering and event companies, and before that she was the editor of two nationally known trade publications. She brings her passion and content creation expertise to help movers and shakers get where they want to be. She earned dual degrees in English and social work from Loyola University Chicago. In her free time, she writes fiction and spoils her dog, Maya.