Moving to Berlin

SMOOVR helps you to get off to a perfect start in Berlin. We’ll find you the right moving company for your requirements and manage your move.

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When you fill out our form, you will provide us with all the information we need to come up with your personal moving plan. On the basis of this information, we will filter out the moving company with the best price-performance ratio for you among our partner moving companies. Then we will make sure that everything runs smoothly, using German efficiency and organization. All communication is handled by WhatsApp, and we speak fluent English.

What do i need to consider when moving to Berlin?

With a little preparation and the right partner, any move can be done well. To help you plan your move, we have created a move checklist. It is universal, but of course it also supports you when you move to the German capital. Here you can read, for example, what you can already be doing in the weeks before the move and which service providers you should inform about your change of address. In addition, you will find valuable tips on how to go to the residents’ registration office or the car registration office.

Berlin is the largest of the German cities in terms of area and covers almost 900 square kilometers. The German capital is divided into 12 districts, each of which comprises smaller neighborhoods. A very nice detailed overview of the Berlin neighborhoods is provided by visitberlin.de. In general, it is probably a good idea to discover the city as a traveler before you move there. Nonetheless, many people ask themselves: Where should I move to in Berlin? Here are a few key points about each district:

  • Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg: Cool vibes, colorful cultural life, high density of clubs
  • Mitte: Center of Berlin, Nikolai Quarter with Nikolai Church, Museum Island
  • Reinickendorf: Mixture of villa districts and simple settlements, industry and local recreation with beautiful lakes
  • Pankow: Cosmopolitan lifestyle, countless cafés and restaurants, designers and fashion labels
  • Lichtenberg: Former workers’ district, diverse architecture, attractive area for young families
  • Marzahn-Hellersdorf: lots of greenery and parkland, redeveloped large housing estates
  • Treptow-Köpenick: lots of woodland and water, perfect for recreational athletes, the trendy Treptower Park district, start-ups and students mix in an old industrial ambience
  • Neukölln: Lively and full of contrasts, single-family homes in the south, high-rise buildings in Gropiusstadt, multicultural on the border of Kreuzberg
  • Tempelhof-Schöneberg: Tempelhofer Field (former airport) is a huge recreation area, diverse green spaces and parks
  • Steglitz-Zehlendorf: Villas at the lake, shopping, castles and university campus
  • Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf: elegant and peaceful, new architecture blends harmoniously into the district landscape
  • Spandau: Forests and meadows, perfect place for swimmers, paddlers and cyclists
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What does a move to Berlin cost?

The cost of moving to Berlin depends mainly on two things: the distance between the place of origin and the destination and the volume of items and furniture transported. In the table below, we have listed the approximate costs for typical moves from other cities to Berlin.

Important to note: Although the prices cover a large part of the moves, we will calculate the costs for your personal move individually and according to your wishes. For example, if you have pets moving with you or a valuable piano that has to go up 4 flights of stairs, we will also take this into account.

Umzug nach München von 1-Pers.-Haushalt 2-Pers.-Haushalt Familien-Haushalt
Berlin 400-550 EUR 800-950 EUR 1.000-1.150 EUR
Hamburg 600-750 EUR 1.000-1.150 EUR 1.300-1.450 EUR
München 800-950 EUR 1.200-1.350 EUR 1.700-1.850 EUR
Frankfurt 800-950 EUR 1.200-1.350 EUR 1.600-1.750 EUR

Our complete moving service for Berlin

Our Berlin moving teams offer a flexible and professional service. They’ve seen it all, are very well prepared, and nothing will take them by surprise. By the way, complete office moves are also possible with us!

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Packing

On request, the companies provide all moving boxes and materials and pack all items perfectly for transport. You don’t have to lift a finger!

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Assembly

Furniture and large objects are professionally dismantled and rebuilt in your new home in Berlin.

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Special objects

Do you own a piano, gym equipment or a work of art that you want to move with you? No problem, we’ll take care of it too!

Statistical data on Berlin (last updated: 2020)

  • Population: 3.66 million
  • Average age: 42.6 years
  • Well-known companies: German Railway, Siemens, Zalando, Delivery Hero
  • Unemployment rate: 8 percent
  • Employees in the service sector: 1.8 million
  • Share of employees from other EU countries: 6.5 percent (EU funds 4.1 percent)
  • Share of employees from non-EU countries: 5.9 percent (EU funds: 4.2 percent)

SMOOVR service for your Berlin move

Our SMOOVR team will make sure that everything is arranged to ensure that your move is executed flawlessly. Our goal is to provide you with the best possible experience on moving day.

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Communication

We ensure perfect coordination between you and the assigned moving company – modern via WhatsApp.

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Organization

We free you from the stress of moving by handling every move according to our proven pattern.

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Flexibility

We remain open to any requests that arise after placing an order via our portal and are happy to help.

Ready to move to Berlin?

Just hit the button and fill out our relocation questionnaire. As soon as the information is processed, we will send you a competitive offer.