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Sydney to Melbourne Backloading

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Backloading is a cheaper way of transporting furniture or items around Australia. It involves placing your items or furniture on a truck that already has a primary load booked either by utilising the excess space in the truck, or putting it in the truck on its return journey.

Backloaders servicing from Sydney to Melbourne cost $107.11 per cubic meter on average. The average job price is $702.63 and the average space per job is 6.56 cubic meters. The total distance that needs to be travelled is 877.65km.

$107.11 / m3

Average price per cubic meter

$702.63

Average job price

6.56m3

Average space per job
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Sydney to Melbourne interstate removalists

Find the best interstate removalists Sydney to Melbourne can offer with Muval, compare instant prices, read reviews and book online.
Book with confidence that you'll get exceptional service and care starting from $107 per cubic meter.

  • 4.19 (298 reviews)
    Affordable Movers Brisbane is a professional and reliable Brisbane based removalist company that can service all of your relocation needs.
  • 4.88 (771 reviews)
    When you need honest, hard working, reliable and affordable Melbourne movers, you need the kahlon movers.
  • 4.71 (537 reviews)
    Move On Removals provides an all round service for your moving needs. Our fully trained & professional staff will make your move effortless.
  • South West Removals & Storage is a professional & dependable removal company that can service your move Australia wide.
  • 4.38 (570 reviews)
    We provide the experience, professionalism and service you require to move house. We treat your belongings with care and deliver on time.
  • 4.65 (283 reviews)
    We are a Sydney home and office removals business that offers quality service for your local, regional, commercial and interstate moves.
  • 4.74 (608 reviews)
    Family run and operated, offering a 6 day a week service from Brisbane to Melbourne and return. No contractors or day workers.
  • 4.96 (1238 reviews)
    We take pride in offering an efficient and effective removal service, made straightforward and stress-free with our highly experienced team.
  • 4.73 (33 reviews)
    At Harrington Removals, we have the ability to collect the customers furniture on a set day of the week, with guaranteed delivery dates.

How much space will I need for my interstate move?

The cost of your Sydney to Melbourne interstate removalists depends on how much space your items take up in the truck or container.
Get a ballpark idea below:

How much space does your move need?
A few items of furniture
A moderate amount of furniture
A lot of furniture
35m3
Estimated space needed

How does Muval work?

Your interstate move handled with care. Muval helps you to find quality interstate removalists in Sydney to Melbourne. Here's how it works:

Phone connected to a truck via a line illustration 1. Tell us what you're moving

Our platform automatically calculates the space required for your items.

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Showing inside a truck to see available space via X-ray vision illustration 2. Find your match

We'll find available trucks at great prices with space when you need it. You can filter by dates, price, rating and more to find the best company to suit your move.

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There’s no waiting for removalists to come back with quotes. No hidden surprises, all pricing is up front. You’ll get up to 10 quotes instantly online that you can compare reviews & request to book in one spot.

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Why use us?

The benefits speak for themselves.

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Instant pricing

Our platform automatically calculates and prices your move from a range of quality removal companies without you needing to call around and speak to pushy sales people.

Insurance options

We offer comprehensive insurance cover as an additional extra to your move.
Find out more here.

Secure online payment

Pay your booking deposit securely through our encrypted online payments form.

Satisfaction guaranteed

If you’re not satisfied with the company you are matched with after you pay your deposit, we’ll refund you within 2 days.

Move managers

Our team of move managers are available to help you and answer your questions at any point during your move.

Packing, unpacking and more

For customers looking for a full-service experience. Muval provides access to book pre-pack and unpacking services, packing materials, and even an exit and entry clean on your premesis.

Frequently asked questions

To see the pricing, you will need to click on the link in your email. This will take you to our website where you can see your options.

Yes, it can, as long as you notify us before booking your move.

A cubic metre is 1m x 1m x 1m. A full-sized container size is 38m3. 

Truck sizes vary from 20m3 to 70m3 and sometimes 100m3.

Preferably No, It is better to use a fitted sheet on each side of your mattresses to enclose. 

If you change your list of items or space required a week before your move, we can usually adjust the price accordingly. In some circumstances this won’t be possible depending on the booking volume and amount of change and notice provided.

It depends on your volume and which carrier we are using for your move. Some companies can delay the delivery by a day for an extra fee, but others may not be able to if the truck is only passing by your address and must continue driving. 

If your booking is a premium service, the company will be able to provide exact timing. If your booking is a shared option, then your schedule will be a window between two to seven hours on the move day.

Yes, all of our prices are GST inclusive.

The first thing to do once you’ve moved into your new home is to check the house. Check out Chapter 4 of our moving house guide for a detailed outline of what to do after you move.

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4.8 (341) Rating from Google reviews

Natasha Gallahar

Muval customer on google.com.au 5 gold stars for removalist services

Fantastic service, always go above and beyond and more than happy to answer questions. I’ll never use another company as I know 100% I get the best price and best service with Muval.

I highly recommend for anybody looking at moving interstate to contact these guys, I’ve used them twice.

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