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America's #1 Mover®

Moving can be one of the more personal experiences you’ll have in your lifetime, especially if your move is taking you across the country. Whether you are relocating for work, family or simply for a change of scenery, United understands the mixture of emotions and challenges you may encounter when preparing for a long-distance move.

Why should you pick United for your long-distance move?
We simplify long-distance moving. As a leader in the long-distance moving industry, we strive to integrate the latest technology, sophisticated customer service and federal highway safety regulation standards that put people first. We work hard to provide customers with a seamless, easy and unforgettable long-distance moving experience.

Our average rating is 4.5 out of 5
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Long Distance Moving Experts Here for You

We offer comprehensive moving, packing and storage services in addition to convenient add-on moving packages for any level of moving need.

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Packing and Unpacking

Don’t have time to pack? Our full and partial packing options can save you time and eliminate stress. Need help getting organized? Try our unpacking service option. Let us customize a packing plan to fit your timeline and financial plan.

Packing and Unpacking Services
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Car Shipping

United provides car moving services for moves between neighboring states as well as across the country. No matter the distance, United can meet all your moving needs and provide you with a seamless car shipping experience.

Car Shipping Services
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Debris Removal

If you need assistance cleaning up after your move, United offers debris/trash pickup as part of its add-on service packages to enhance every phase of your move experience. Learn more about our add-on services.

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Storage Services

As a top-ranked long distance moving and storage company, United is fully equipped to handle many of your moving-related storage needs with our short-term and long-term storage services. We can provide storage solutions for any interstate move, including residential and commercial moves.

Nationwide Storage Services

What Is a Long-Distance Move?

Long-distance moves are different than local moves because they involve moving goods across state lines.

  • Local Moves: moving a short distance within a metro area within the same state
  • Intrastate Moves: longer distance moves that occur within the same state
  • Long-Distance Moves: moving across state lines

Additionally, a long-distance move can also be referred to as a cross country move, an interstate move or a state-to-state move.

Hire the Right Long Distance Mover

All interstate moves require special authority to perform any part of a move from one state to another. United is fully licensed to provide interstate moving services. If you are moving across state lines, we recommend looking into trusted moving companies such as United.

Reasons include:

  • Nationwide movers may have the systems and technology to keep you in the loop throughout your move. Also, some have a network of local agents across the country that can meet your moving needs, near or far.
  • Paperwork and documentation that is required by federal laws and regulations for moves that go across state lines should be handled by an authorized mover. ALWAYS ensure that your moving company follows FMCSA’s regulations that grant authorization for interstate moves.

Learn more about what to expect with your long-distance move.

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Long Distance Moving Types

  • Small Moves

    If you are moving a small home or just a few items, we can customize a small move plan for your level of need, no matter the distance. Find out more about our small move services and request a quote today!

    Small Move Solutions
  • Residential Moves

    United has access to a network of more than 500 movers, providing full service, residential moving services to long distance moving customers. Find out how United can help tailor a moving plan for your upcoming household move.

    Residential Moving Services
  • International Moves

    United International offers moving services to more than 150 countries around the world. Our United International move team can provide you with a moving plan customized to your personal specifications and budget.

    International Movers
  • Corporate Relocation

    Whether you’re an employee who is looking for a moving company or a relocation manager looking to help your organization’s transferees, United strives to make the corporate moving process as seamless as possible.

    Corporate Movers

What Our Customers Say

In all of my years of moving, this was by far the best experience - from scheduling to packing to loading, delivering and unloading, this was the best experience.

Barry W.
Moved from Grandville, MI to Hernando, FL

Overall the experience was great. Frequent and detailed communication, the driver and moving crews handled everything as if it was their own property (extremely careful!).

Antonio D.
Moved from Cypress, TX to Gilbert, AZ

All the staff were professional and friendly from answering the phone to the in home estimate to the very caring men who packed and moved our items. A+++

Catherine R.
Moved from Ocala, FL to Lexington, NC

Plan Your Long-Distance Move

Don’t be overwhelmed by the details. We’ve compiled some expert moving advice and provided you with handy tips to keep you organized on moving day.

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    Destination List Checklist

    After surviving prepping, packing, moving out and traveling— move-in day will feel like a breeze. Approach the day with a plan in-hand so settling into your new home goes smoothly.

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    First Night Box Checklist

    Get expert tips from United that will help make the first night in your new home an easy and enjoyable transition. We recommend you pack a “first night” box with items you’ll need for basic unpacking, cleaning, eating and hygiene.

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    Move In Checklist

    Moving into a new home involves much more than just relocating your belongings. This list contains items that are often overlooked and should be considered prior to moving day.


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    Non Allowable Checklist

    United is dedicated to operating safely, and we want to make sure you know what items (e.g., explosives, flammable gases and toxic substances) are restricted and should not be packed into your shipment.

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    Packing 101 Checklist

    United will help you master packing with our 13-step moving and packing checklist. These essential packing tips will not only save you time and money but will also help ease the burden that comes with packing for a move.


  • Pack Separately Checklists

    It’s better to be safe than sorry when packing your irreplaceable personal valuables. Items that require additional security or special access are better kept in your personal vehicle during a move.

Moving Resources

Learn packing techniques developed by professionals and get helpful advice on streamlining the packing process with our packing tips and guides.

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