A local move is a move that takes you within a 100-mile radius and stays within the same state. There are a few factors determine the cost of a local move. A local move may take a couple of hours or a couple of days, based on the size and the services requested. Continental Van Lines will perform your move within your requested time frame. We are fully aware of the many factors involved in selecting a moving date, such as closing date; lease expiration, family matters, work schedule, and restrictions of building managements. That is why we give great attention to our customer's moving time requirements.