Moving Space Calculator: Measure the Volume of Your Move in Cubic Feet

Providing the volume of your move to moving companies ensures that you will receive the most accurate quotes possible. By using our moving space calculator, you can quickly and easily find out how many cubic feet your move occupies!

How Do I Calculate the Volume of My Move?

To calculate the volume of your move you can use the moving space calculator shown above. Using it is quite simple, it goes as follows:

  1. Navigate through the list of items and select all the belongings you wish to take with you
  2. The calculator will automatically provide you with the volume of your move in cubic feet
  3. Send yourself the volume of your move via email so you can use it in the future
  4. Request moving quotes by filling out our form and get started with the moving process right away!

Woman filling out moving space calculator on laptop

Frequently Asked Questions About Moving

Why Is Knowing the Volume of My Move So Important?

As mentioned before, being able to provide moving companies with the total volume of your move allows them to offer you the most accurate quotes possible. This not only saves you time, but also gives you the opportunity to compare moving prices offered by different movers that are based on the same type of complete information.

Do keep in mind that the moving space calculator only provides you with an approximate of the total volume of your move, so a moving company will likely request to perform a home visit so they can assess your belongings themselves.

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How Many Boxes Make Up One Cubic Foot?

When using our moving space calculator, you’ll encounter that you can also add boxes of diverse sizes into the list of items you wish to move. To better understand the volume that these boxes represent as well as how many of them make up one cubic foot, you can see a comparison of the most frequent box sizes used by moving companies below.

Moving Box TypeSizeOne Cubic Foot
Small moving box16 inches x 12 inches x 12 inches18 small moving boxes
Medium-sized moving box18 inches x 18 inches x 16 inches12 medium-sized moving boxes
Large moving box18 inches x 18 inches x 24 inches6 large moving boxes

Next Steps

We hope that through the help of our moving space calculator you easily managed to find out the volume of your move and that you could use such to determine your next steps. We’d like to remind you that you can get up to five free moving quotes by filling out the quote form on our site. We wish you the best of luck with your move!