Movers in Illinois

Illinois Movers

If you’re dreading your upcoming move to Illinois; either because you don’t want to leave your neighborhood and family or is the thought of packing and transporting your entire home sound horrible? The Illinois movers with National Van Lines can eliminate that moving stress so that your relocation is worry free. No matter where your relocation, even long distances, we can handle all of the heavy lifting so you can concentrate on this next chapter in your life.

View our list of Illinois Movers below.

Long Distance Movers in Illinois

If you're looking for Illinois movers, you don't need to look any further than the professionals with National Van Lines. Whether you're moving your home or your business, we'll help you plan, coordinate and execute the relocation so that it goes as smoothly as possible. We are passionate about making our customers' lives easier, and we want to ensure that your move is stress-free whether you're moving across the street or across the country. When it comes to relocations, the Illinois movers with National Van Lines won’t be beaten. We’re dedicated to providing the best in moving services, whether you’re moving your family or your office. Our professionals know there are many, many details that need to be covered in any type of move, and you can rest assured we’ll do just that when it comes to yours. When you’ve been in business for as long as we have, you’re definitely doing something right – we have the experience needed to make your relocation hassle free and stress free.

International Moving

We are proud to say that our company is the industry leader when it comes to providing international relocation service. Our Illinois movers can help prepare you for your relocation and make your big move worry free. We know that everyone is different, and that no two relocations are exactly alike. That’s why we offer customized plans that meet all of our customers’ needs. You will be able to count on us to help plan your move to the last detail, and help you avoid problems with tariffs and import restrictions. Our main priority is to get you relocated as efficiently, affordably and easily as possible.

Local Illinois Movers

Even though a local move may not seem as complicated as a long-distance move, it can still be as stressful as if you were moving your family across the country. That's why we provide you with a plan that will meet all of your needs. Our team is a group of Illinois moving experts who are fully licensed and insured. We want your moving experience to be as carefree as possible. We'll do whatever it takes to ensure you are satisfied with your moving services.

Why Choose Us?

You can choose us as your Illinois moving professionals with confidence. What you can expect using our moving services:
  • Service that is geared toward your total satisfaction
  • The expertise and experience of a national moving company
  • Special care given to your fragile or specialty items
  • Considerate, safe and experienced drivers that are licensed and insured. All our drivers have to pass a background check.
  • Quality moving services at an affordable rate
We have over 90 years of experience moving residential and commercial relocations. We've pioneered and innovated the long-distance moving process for decades; You bet you can trust us no matter what type of relocation you're planning.

Customer Service

We will work closely with you in the days leading up to your move, and we'll have plenty of suggestions to help with packing. Additionally, we have a dedicated customer service team to help you understand all the other components that go into your move. While we always work extremely hard to make sure that your move is completely damage-free, we offer a variety of different types of moving protection. Not only do we use the best moving supplies and furniture protection, but we also offer insurance coverage to provide you with 100 percent peace of mind.

Illinois Fun Facts

Don't know if you want to move to Illinois? Maybe some fun fact will help you consider your move.
  1. Illinois became a transportation hub between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River when the Illinois and Michigan Canals were built in 1848.
  2. Illinois has many nicknames: “The Corn State”, “The Land of Lincoln”, “The Prairie State”, “The Garden of the West” and many more.
  3. The state also values education. Almost 33% of the population have a bachelor’s degree or higher!
  4. Are you moving to the city of Chicago with kids? The Lincoln Park Zoo in the northside of Chicago offers a free entry and is one of the nation’s oldest zoo’s public zoos in the United States.
  5. Chicago winters can get cold and can weaken the train track. To prevent the tracks from failing due to cold stress, the city sets the tracks on fire to keep the tracks in place.

Hometown Heroes in Illinois

  1. First on this list is not only one of the best athletes in Illinois, but one of the greatest athletes of all time. Michael Jordan is a 6-time NBA champion and is a major influence in athletics. His ability to dominate is known throughout the world. No matter where you go, everyone knows Michael Jordan.

  2. Another heavy hitter on this list is Otto Graham. 7-time champion, 5-time Pro Bowler, 10 time All-Pro, and 5-time MVP. His titles alone can show you his authority on the field as a quarterback in the NFL. His ability to read and move on the field is a spectacle worth seeing.

  3. Last but not least is Dick Butkus of Chicago, Illinois. Time after time, Dick showed his ability to dominate as a linebacker with his hard hitting tackles. His performance was intimidating, even the biggest carriers in the league. Trying to move the ball with Butkus on the other side meant taking a beating.

Where to visit in Illinois

Want to visit before you consider the state as your forever home? Here is a list of some of the best places to live in Illinois. Get a sense of the community and what it offers before living in the Prairie State.

1. Western Springs – DuPage County

2. Naperville – DuPage County

3. Evanston – Cook County

4. Oak Park – Cook County

5. Hinsdale – DuPage County

Long Distance Moving Tips

If you’re considering Illinois as your next home, our long-distance movers at National Van Lines are ready to help every step of the way. That's why we compiled this list of moving tips from our moving reps. After all, you're moving a far distance. Let's plan your move carefully and strategically to ensure everything goes right!

Organize and categorize your items by room. Don't forget to create an inventory list and label everything for quick access.

Determine other needs. Do you have anything special that needs extra attention? Please note any other specialty items, so our movers give your items the special care it needs.

Use the right moving boxes. Sure it's much cheaper to reuse boxes, but make sure to use quality supplies if you want to fully protect your belongings. At National Van Lines, our Illinois movers offer industry-standard boxes, crates, moving pads, floor covers, and much more!

Stop/Start Utilities Don't forget to stop your home services and register your utilities at your new home for move-in day. Moving in freezing temps without heat is a pain in the butt!

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  1. How much do movers cost in Illinois? Are you moving out of Illinois? Check out our full cost guide here Hiring movers in Illinois depends on what you're moving when you're moving and how you want to move. Movers can cost up to $2000 for smaller moves, and over $10,000 for bigger moves. 

  2. How much do packers cost in Illinois? Hiring packers in Illinois depends on what you're packing when you're packing and how you want to pack. 

  3. What is the minimum cost to move in Illinois? Expect to pay at least $700 for a small move in Illinois. 

  4. How many movers do I need for my move-in Illinois National will decide the amount of movers for your relocation based on the cubic feet of your home and the amount of items you need to move. 

  5. What size truck do I need for my Illinois move? Illinois residents usually use 12 foot to 16 foot box trucks. 

  6. Does National offer virtual estimates for Illinois residents? Yes, our team uses an easy-to-use app, Yembo, for all our virtual moving estimates. 

  7. Is moving yourself cheaper than hiring Illinois Movers? Moving by yourself is the cheaper option compared to hiring professional movers. However, expect a lot of work. Our team will do all the heavy lifting for you!

Illinois Moving Companies

Contact us to learn more about our various moving services and to request a free moving quote.