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₹5000 - ₹8000

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How much do packers and movers charge for local shifting in India?

The standard average cost for local shifting services in India can vary anywhere between Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 8,000, depending on the type of shifting you want and the total distance to be covered. Coming to the low-end cost for local house or office relocation services, it may range between Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 5,000. However, the high-end price may range between Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000 in case you are moving to a bigger house and want end to end complete service including dismantling, packing, loading, transporting, unloading, re-assembling and rearranging.

Local Shifting average cost summary

Average cost Rs. 5000 – 8000
Lowend cost Rs. 3000 – 5000
Highend cost Rs. 10000 – 15000

What's the average local shifting cost in India?

As such, there is no fixed price for local packing and moving services in India. However, you can refer to the rates and charges below to get a rough idea of how much you may have to shell out for your local shifting spree. These local shifting prices mentioned below are average costs calculated after analyzing thousands of quotes by local moving agencies on servicesutra.

Move size Labor Packing Transport Approx. Cost
1 BHK Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,500 Rs. 1,500 Rs. 4,000
2 BHK Rs. 1,500 Rs. 2,500 Rs. 2,000 Rs. 6,000
3 BHK Rs. 2,000 Rs. 3,000 Rs. 3,000 Rs. 8,000
4 BHK Rs. 3,000 Rs. 4,000 Rs. 4,000 Rs. 11,000

Also note that the prices mentioned above may vary depending on several factors such as quality of packing materials used, total distance covered, and overall weight of the goods and the extent of labour involved are the most prominent of them.

Packing price

Packing charges may vary within Rs. 3,500-7,500 as per the items you need to relocate. They generally include utilities, furniture, electronic essentials brittle glass components etc.

Unpacking cost

Charges for unpacking your valuables will cost between Rs. 1,000 - 4,000, depending on the place where they are being unpacked and the additional charges and duties incurred on it.

Labor charges

If the distance between your house and truck is more than fifty meters or so or if the elevator is not available or at the worst, if roping is needed, then an additional labour charge of Rs. 5,00 - 1,000 will be required.

Manpower cost

Laborers play a crucial role in packing, loading, unpacking and unloading your belongings safely to your intended destination. So, on average manpower for local shifting in India may cost you the prices below.

Move size No. of People Approx. Cost
1 BHK 2 men Rs. 8,00 - 1,000
2 BHK 3 men Rs. 12,00 - 1,500
3 BHK 4 men Rs. 16,000 - 2,000

Some additional charges may also apply in case you need assistance with reassembling a few of the household goods in your new home. Suppose for LCD mounting, expect to splurge a sum between Rs. 400 - 500, Rs. 1500-1800 for AC assembling and disassembling, Rs. 400-500 for geyser mounting and so on.

Transportation charges

You can either choose a shared or dedicated truck for your local shifting purpose. In the case of the former, the price you pay will be shared amongst three households, but the delivery of items may get delayed somewhat.

However, if you choose to relocate your belongings on a dedicated truck, then expect to spend anywhere between Rs. 5,000-10,000, depending on the total distance covered. Again, transportation will comprise fifty per cent of this cost.

Updated 30 January, 2024

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