What Size Truck Fits a Queen Bed?

When it comes to moving furniture, one of the biggest concerns is what size truck will fit the piece of furniture. With a queen bed, you may be wondering if a regular pickup truck will do the job. The answer depends on a few factors.

Size Matters

Queen beds come in standard sizes. The most common size is 60” by 80”, but some may be slightly narrower or wider.

If you are unsure about the exact measurements of your queen bed, it is important to measure before renting a truck. A regular pickup truck with an open bed will typically have a length of at least 6 feet and width of 4 feet. This means that it should be able to accommodate a standard queen bed.

Additional Considerations

In addition to the size of your bed, there are other factors that should be considered when renting a truck. The type of mattress and box spring you own could affect whether or not it will fit in the back of your truck.

Some mattresses are quite bulky and require additional space for them to fit properly. You may also need additional room for any additional items you plan on taking with you such as pillows or blankets.

Safety First

When transporting a queen bed in a pickup truck, safety should always come first. Make sure that the mattress is properly secured so that it does not move around while driving. If possible, use straps or bungee cords to secure it in place and cover with blankets or tarps for extra protection from inclement weather.


A regular pickup truck should easily be able to accommodate a standard queen bed, but additional considerations such as mattress type and additional items should be taken into account when planning your move. Safety measures such as straps and tarps should also be used to make sure that your mattress stays secure during transport.

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James Gardner