Moving Companies from Southern California to Northern California

movers southern california to northern california

Moving from Southern California to Northern California is not a small move. Although it’s an intrastate move, it can still be considered a long distance move. You can travel up to 1040 miles, depending on which side of the North you are moving to. Moving within a 100 miles distance is considered a local move, anything above that is a long distance moving. 

If you are looking for a reliable, professional, and affordable long distance moving services for your move, then Three Men and a Truck has the right services for you. We are local movers in California, and we handle long distance moves as well. 

Our goal is to assist you as much as you need during this process and make this new chapter of your life less stressful. We can help you move your apartment, office, or car as well as store your belongings for as long as you need.

What Are the Best Cities to Move to In Northern California?

San Francisco Bay Area

The most populous area in NorCal are the San Francisco Bay Area (also known as Bay Area) which comprises San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland; the Greater Sacramento Area, and the Metropolitan Fresno. The entire NorCal itself is made up of 48 different counties.

If you are looking for some of the most affordable place to live in NorCal, you can consider places like Lafayette in Contra Costa County, Bayview, a suburb of San Francisco, Vallejo in Solana County, an area of choice for young professionals, and other places like Monte Sereno, Clovis, Folsom, Granite Bay, Arcata, Santa Rosa and others.

Key Differences Between South SoCal and NorCal

First is the population density. NorCal is less crowded even with its large cities. However, there are plenty of open spaces and remote areas. 

One of the significant differences is weather. The weather is cooler and it tends to rain more frequently in NorCal so if you are used to a outdoor life, you may be limited in NorCal.

The south is known for it beaches while the north is known for its mountains, hills, and forested landscapes.

Some areas in NorCal are more expensive in terms of housing and taxes, especially the Bay Area which is host to silicon valley, a global center of technological innovation.

Residential or Commercial Move? We Can Do It!

If you only have a few boxes, then you can very well load them in the back of your car and transport them yourself without the help of a moving company. But, if you need to move your office from Southern California to NorCal, then you will probably need special equipment to disassemble, load, and transport your furniture, supplies, and appliances.

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Residential moves can be just as complicated too. We are very aware that no two moves are alike. That’s why we personalize our cheap moving services to meet the exact needs of our customers. Whether you need to pack and unpack your entire home, store your valuables for a few weeks or transport your car to the other side of the state, we can assist you.

Here’s a look at our list of services:

  • Full-service packing
  • Packing supplies
  • Storage solutions
  • Auto transport
  • Packing and crating
  • Protection against damage for all the items our movers handle
  • Furniture assembly/disassembly
  • Special items shipping, such as pianos or antiques.
  • Office moving

Do You Need Any Special Moving Services?

Long distance move storage

Not two moves are created equal. If you have some specific requirements or need additional services for your California move, then you should discuss them with our team beforehand. Our movers and customer support representatives will do their best and try to accommodate all your needs.

Here’s a look at a few items that you may require as extra services California move:

  • Full-service moving: If you want the moving company to take care of every aspect of your move, from packing to transporting your belongings and unpacking them, then we can help.
  • Small moves: If you don’t have that many items but still need to hire a moving company, then you should know that a small move has different requirements. We can assist you with that too.
  • Auto Transport: Not all moving companies offer auto transport services, so make sure to double-check before you choose one.
  • Storage: Timing all the variables of a move is not easy. At Three Men and a Truck, we offer storage solutions if you need to store your items for a while until you can get settled in your new home. 

How much does it cost to move from SoCal to NorCal?

The average moving cost from Socal to NorCal is difficult to fix, because it depends on your origin location in SoCal and your new home in NorCal. Other factors that also determine the cost are the size of your home, volume and type of items, time of the year you are moving, and the additional moving services that your move require. In terms of labor cost, the average moving labor cost is South California and NorCal is $443.

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If you are looking for a moving company that will do a great job and offers a wide range of services at competitive rates, you can find a trusted ally in Three Men and a Truck. We have an extensive portfolio of happy customers and we offer flat rate pricing.

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Movers Southern California to Northern California: Our Top Routes

Bay area movers

We are one of the best moving companies in the US.  We can help you relocate to NorCal from many different cities in Southern California. Here are some of our popular routes for people relocating from Southern California to Northern California.

Southern California to San Francisco

Los Angeles to San Francisco
San Diego to San Francisco
Long Beach to San Francisco
Anaheim to San Francisco
Santa Ana to San Francisco
Riverside to San Francisco
Chula Vista to San Francisco
Irvine to San Francisco
San Bernardino to San Francisco
Oxnard to San Francisco
Fontana to San Francisco
Moreno Valley to San Francisco
Glendale to San Francisco
Huntington Beach to San Francisco
Santa Clarita to San Francisco

Southern California to San Francisco

Los Angeles to San Jose
San Diego to San Jose
Long Beach to San Jose
Anaheim to San Jose
Santa Ana to San Jose
Riverside to San Jose
Chula Vista to San Jose
Irvine to San Jose
San Bernardino to San Jose
Oxnard to San Jose
Fontana to San Jose
Moreno Valley to San Jose
Glendale to San Jose
Huntington Beach to San Jose
Santa Clarita to San Jose

Southern California to Oakland

Los Angeles to Oakland
San Diego to Oakland
Long Beach to Oakland
Anaheim to Oakland
Santa Ana to Oakland
Riverside to Oakland
Chula Vista to Oakland
Irvine to Oakland
San Bernardino to Oakland
Oxnard to Oakland
Fontana to Oakland
Moreno Valley to Oakland
Glendale to Oakland
Huntington Beach to Oakland
Santa Clarita to Oakland

Southern California to Sacramento

Los Angeles to Sacramento
San Diego to Sacramento
Long Beach to Sacramento
Anaheim to Sacramento
Santa Ana to Sacramento
Riverside to Sacramento
Chula Vista to Sacramento
Irvine to Sacramento
San Bernardino to Sacramento
Oxnard to Sacramento
Fontana to Sacramento
Moreno Valley to Sacramento
Glendale to Sacramento
Huntington Beach to Sacramento
Santa Clarita to Sacramento

Southern California to Fresno

Los Angeles to Fresno
San Diego to Fresno
Long Beach to Fresno
Anaheim to Fresno
Santa Ana to Fresno
Riverside to Fresno
Chula Vista to Fresno
Irvine to Fresno
San Bernardino to Fresno
Oxnard to Fresno
Fontana to Fresno
Moreno Valley to Fresno
Glendale to Fresno
Huntington Beach to Fresno
Santa Clarita to Fresno

Southern California to Palo Alto

Los Angeles to Palo Alto
San Diego to Palo Alto
Long Beach to Palo Alto
Anaheim to Palo Alto
Santa Ana to Palo Alto
Riverside to Palo Alto
Chula Vista to Palo Alto
Irvine to Palo Alto
San Bernardino to Palo Alto
Oxnard to Palo Alto
Fontana to Palo Alto
Moreno Valley to Palo Alto
Glendale to Palo Alto
Huntington Beach to Palo Alto
Santa Clarita to Palo Alto

Written by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend is a moving professional and relocation expert that has more than 10 years of experience in the moving industry. With a background that includes working in virtually every aspect of the company, he has distinguished himself as an integral part of our operations with expertise in all things related to moving.

If you have any questions about moving, our services, or anything else you think he may be able to help with, you can contact Chris by emailing him at

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