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What's The Cost to Move Furniture From Johannesburg to Cape Town 2023

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What's The Cost to Move Furniture From Johannesburg to Cape Town 2023

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If you're planning on moving furniture from Johannesburg to Cape Town, you'll need to know how much it will cost. We’ve crunched the numbers and here's a breakdown of the average prices charged by professional movers on Wise Move - South Africa’s only fully transparent moving platform.

Average Cost to Move Furniture From Johannesburg to Cape Town

Prices will vary depending on the size and weight of your furniture, as well as the distance travelled, however, we’ve taken the average of a few of our most recent moving quotes to give you an idea of what it would cost to move from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Average costs of moving from Johannesburg to Cape Town
1 Bedroom House / Flat / Apartment R 5475
2 Bedroom House / Flat / Apartment R 8115
4 Bedroom House / Apartment R 20 900
 

Adding a lot of heavy or bulky furniture may significantly increase the cost to transport your furniture from JHB to CT. Adding fragile or special items like antiques or pianos can also increase the price significantly. The same applies if you require specialised services such as packing or storage.

How to Move From Johannesburg to Cape Town - Easy Steps

  1. Get Moving Quotes

To get an accurate quote for your move, it's best to contact a few different companies and compare prices - or use a moving platform like Wise Move where you only need to create one listing to get quotes from multiple trusted movers.

  1. Pack Your Belongings

Start packing your belongings a few weeks in advance, so you're not rushed on moving day. Be sure to label all boxes clearly and make a list of everything that's being packed.

  1. Hire Professional Movers

It's worth hiring professional movers especially if you can get a good price from a trusted moving company. They'll be able to safely transport your furniture and belongings, and will often provide additional services such as packing and wrapping.

  1. Get Insurance For Your Move

Be sure to get insurance for your move, so you're covered in case anything gets damaged during transit. Your mover should be able to provide you with insurance, or you can purchase it separately.

  1. Let The Professionals Do Their Job

On moving day, relax and let the professionals do their job. They'll safely transport your belongings to your new home, so you don't have to worry about a thing.

Moving to JHB from CT | FAQ

How many kilometres from Johannesburg to Cape Town

The distance between Johannesburg and Cape Town is approximately 1,400 kilometres (870 miles) if you travel by road. However, the actual distance may vary depending on the route taken and the mode of transportation.

How long does it take to drive from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

It takes approximately 14-16 hours to drive from Johannesburg to Cape Town, depending on the route taken and traffic conditions.

What is the weather like in Cape Town compared to Johannesburg?

Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate, which means it is cooler and more humid than Johannesburg. Cape Town's summers are mild and dry, while winters are cool and wet. Johannesburg has a subtropical highland climate, which means it has hot summers and cold, dry winters.

What are some popular neighbourhoods to live in Cape Town?

Some popular neighbourhoods to live in Cape Town include Camps Bay, Clifton, Sea Point, Gardens, and Rondebosch.

Is Cape Town safer than Johannesburg?

It's always useful to check the crime statistics for your specific suburb, as comparing two cities would not give you the best idea of safety. That said, many consider Cape Town safer than Johannesburg.

How is the cost of living in Cape Town compared to Johannesburg?

The cost of living in Cape Town is generally higher than in Johannesburg, especially when it comes to housing and transportation. You can also expect to spend a bit more on food and entertainment in Cape Town due to its status as a tourist destination.

Ready to Move? Let Wise Move Help!

Wise Move is South Africa’s trusted online moving platform. With one request, you’re connected to all the best moving companies. They’ll submit their quotes directly, and you can check reviews to help make your decision an easy one.

Try Wise Move for a stress-free move from Johannesburg to Cape Town!

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10
Tom
Reviewed 17 hours ago
Very professional, well-priced, efficient and direct. A smooth move on the day agreed upon. Staff were friendly, efficient (2 guys moved a 260kg piano like it was an inflatable piano). Highly recommended!
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10
Armand
Reviewed 18 hours ago
Friendly fast and extremely good ill recommend their service to everyone and anyone as our delivery address made this move extremely challenging they arrived with all the correct equipment and got job done so easily
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10
Nina
Reviewed 2 days ago
They were so great! Definitely recommend
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10
Lucas
Reviewed 2 days ago
Very professional and punctual service. They picked up the desk in time and delivered it quickly and also helped to carry it up the stairs. I am very happy with the service and will do business with them again
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10
Reuben
Reviewed 2 days ago
I am thrilled to finally recommend Wise Move and their exceptional team! Although it's been several months since my move in October 2023, I couldn't let more time pass without expressing my gratitude for the outstanding job Andrew and his crew did. Despite my delayed review, their dedication, expertise, and friendly demeanor made the entire experience stress-free and seamless. If you're looking for a reliable and top-notch moving service, look no further than Wise Move. I wholeheartedly recommend them and will definitely use their services again in the future. Well done, Andrew and team!
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