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About Google Drive and Box

Google Drive is a cloud storage and file-sharing service designed by Google, that offers 15GB of free cloud storage, so you can upload files to Google Drive and store them safely on the cloud, then you can access these files on any device, like your Android, iPhone, Windows, and Mac computers. It's usually used for personal document storage and sharing. ​​​​​​

Box is a cloud content management and collaboration platform, launched in 2005, it was first designed for personal use but now it's mainly designed for organizations and teams. So you can use powerful collaboration features, such as file commenting, task management, version control, access control, workflow management, and automation. Box provides 10 GB of free cloud storage space, which can be expanded to 30 GB for life.

Both of them are attractive cloud storage for you, so it's common for you to transfer files from Google Drive to Box, or migrate Box to Google Drive for easy management. So, how to perform Google Drive to Box migration easily, here's the topic that we will describe below.

Google Drive to Box Migration
Google Drive to Box Migration

Google Drive to Box Migration Preparations

If you would like to move files from Google Drive to Box, you might need to consider the following preparations:

  • Sort out the Google Drive files that you'd like to move, and move them into a new Google Drive folder is a wise choice.
  • Delete unnecessary files like Google Drive duplicated files, then you will not move them to Box to waste time.
  • Ensure you have enough space in Box to hold all the data from Google Drive, or you need to delete files from Box or migrate Box to another account to free up space.

After doing these preparations, you can check the following quick solutions to transfer files from Google Drive to Box. unfortunately, there is no direct way for you to do Google Drive to Box migration from these two official websites, so you have to turn to the third-party migration tool for assistance.

Way 1. Quickest Way to Migrate Google Drive to Box

First of all, we will show you the best free way to migrate from Google Drive to Box, or vice versa, it is a powerful multiple cloud storage manager - MultCloud.

  • MultCloud supports almost all clouds and services in the market (30+), whether it is Google Drive, G Suite, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, Dropbox, Dropbox Business, Box, Box for Business, Amazon S3, iCloud Drive, iCloud Photos, Shared Drive, MEGA, or other popular cloud services.
  • Only one login is required to organize multiple cloud drives in the same place.
  • Provides you with 10 sync modes to migrate files from Google Drive to Box, like one-way sync, two-way sync, real-time sync, move sync, mirror sync, incremental sync, and many more.
  • Migrate everything or selected items from Google Drive to Box directly as you want.
  • Keeps the modification date, folder structure, and metadata after the Google Drive to Box migration.
  • Automatically free up space for Google Drive if you hit the Google Drive storage limit with Options > Delete all source files after transfer is complete.

Quickly Migrate from Google Drive to Box in 3 Steps

To achieve Google Drive to Box migration, it only takes 3 simple steps with MultCloud:

1. You need to create an account with MultCloud, and then log in.

2. You will then see the "Add Cloud" button on the home screen. Click the "Add Cloud" button, then choose Google Drive to add. Then add Box in the same way.

Add Box and Google Drive to MultCloud
Add Box and Google Drive to MultCloud

3. Click the "Cloud Transfer", and select Google Drive as the source cloud and Box as the destination cloud. Click on "Transfer Now" to perform Google Drive to Box migration.

Migrate from Google Drive to Box
Migrate from Google Drive to Box


  • If you would like to free up space for Google Drive after the migration, click Options > Delete all source files after transfer is complete to enable it. Besides, you can set up other transfer options, Email, and Filter with Options.
  • Automatic Google Drive to Box migration is available for you with Schedule, which allows you to run the task daily, weekly, or even monthly, set it and forget it.
  • Unlock to enjoy all premium features, including Filter, Schedule, faster transfer speed, and many more.

Please wait for some time, the time depends on the data size that you're transferring, the more data is, the longer time it takes. Once it is finished, you can see all your files in Google Drive have been successfully moved to Box.

Besides, you can use this way to migrate data from Box to Google Drive, migrate Google Workspace to Box for Business with Team Transfer, which migrates everything from one business cloud to another business cloud for smooth switching and minimizing downtime, and many more like this.

  • Smart Share: Share cloud files via public, private, or source mode.
  • One-key Move: Quick data transfer, sync, and backup among clouds.
  • Email Archive: Protect emails to other clouds or local disks.
  • Remote upload: Effectively save web files to clouds via URL.
  • Safe: Full-time 256-bit AES and OAuth authorization protections.
  • Easy: Access and manage all clouds in one place with one login.
  • Extensive: 30+ clouds and on-premise services are supported.

Way 2. Manual Google Drive to Box Migration

If you'd prefer to move Google Drive to Box manually, downloading and uploading might be your choice. Here it is:

1. Sign in to your Google Drive account. Click My Drive, then select the file you want to transfer, right-click them, and choose Download to save to your computer.

Download from Google Drive
Download from Google Drive

2. You will get a ZIP file in the Downloads folder, uncompress it.

3. Log in to your Box account. In the top-right corner of the Box window, click "+ New" > "File Upload" or "Folder Upload".

Upload to Box
Upload to Box

4. Select the files you just downloaded from Google Drive to upload Google Drive files to Box manually.

Please wait patiently for the upload process to end.


  • If you have many files to transfer and the Internet connection is poor, you will find how troublesome this method is. Because the data size of files and the Internet connection will affect the transfer process.
  • It takes a lot of time and effort especially if you need to transfer files between Google Drive and Box frequently, this method is not suitable for you, because it will make your Google Drive to Box migration a boring and complicated thing.

1Tip: Box to Google Drive Migration

MultCloud is also a great Box to Google Drive migration tool, so you can use Cloud Sync, Cloud Backup, Copy to, or more to make it. To show you how it works to migrate files from Box to Google Drive with Cloud Sync, you can try the following steps with MultCloud:

1. Please ensure you have added Box and Google Drive to MultCloud.

2. Select Cloud Sync from the left side, choose Box as the source, and Google Drive as the destination.

Sync Box to Google Drive
Sync Box to Google Drive


  • You can sync files between Box and Google Drive in real-time, If you want to do that, click Real Time Sync after clicking Cloud Sync in step 2.
  • Set up other sync modes in Options, like one-way sync, two-way sync, real-time sync, and more. Enable Email and Filter to get emails once the task is done, and include or exclude the file types you'd prefer for the Box to Google Drive migration. Unlock to enjoy all.

3. Press the Sync Now button to sync files from Box to Google Drive.

The Bottom Line

To perform Google Drive to Box migration, MultCloud, and the downloading and uploading way can both meet your demands. compared with these two ways, MultCloud is more suitable and quick for you to move files from Google Drive to Box.

On the other hand, MultCloud also helps you a lot if you're trying to migrate Box files to Google Drive, It is simple, straightforward, and free. Moreover, if you are interested in how to manage multiple Google Drive accounts, share large files with Google Drive, Google Drive file requests, nad more, you can check it out here.

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