A Charter Bus is really not about the kind of vehicle, but the way in which it is obtained for use. All you are really doing is renting charter buses. Whether they are for touring, partying, or transit.. Even charter school buses are rented on occasion. Coach Charter buses rental is a popular way to obtain use of a coach for a short period of time for whatever purpose you desire. Cheap charter buses mean being able to do what you want with minimal investment. Buying is obviously a huge investment, renting can be big too, since it means a period of time usually longer than just a few days. But charter buses for rent are usually for a very short and specific time frame. Additionally, charter bus services usually provide a driver, so there is less responsibility for the renters. Less freedom too, but then again this is in the interest of not having to pay an arm and a leg to use a coach. When it comes to using a coach, charter bus prices are typically lower than anything else.
Charter Buses for Sale
The whole purpose of new or used charter buses is temporary in nature. Still, there are many people interested in starting their own charter bus company. So it is popular to look for a charter bus for sale. If someone is interested in used charter bus sales, all it really means is that they are interested in obtaining a vehicle that would be suitable for that type of business. As we said before, used charter buses can be for many applications. However, if someone is looking for one, they are probably most interested in touring or transit. If you have a buyer interested in one, your first question should be what they intend to use it for, because your vehicle may or may not fit the bill, and you don’t want to waste time.
- Where are rental charter buses popular? In NYC (New York City), LA (Los Angeles), Dallas, San Diego, Las Vegas, Atlanta, and Chicago are big on charter buses for rent.
- Where can I find used charter buses for sale? Generally speaking, the best places to find new or used charter busses for sale are in the above mentioned cities. Since they are very popular sites for charter bus rental, they are going to be the best place to find a used charter bus for sale, being that they produce the highest demand for these vehicles.
How do I charter a bus?
When it comes time to look for a bus charter service, there are a couple things you are going to want to do in preparation. The goal is to get accurate quotes and availability, so it is important to first establish a couple of key facts to give to a particular charter bus service.
- How many passengers? Establish how many people you are going to bring with you. It may be good to overestimate slightly, just in case. Small charter buses are obviously going to run cheaper, but you don’t want to end up being overloaded either.
- Where are your ideal start and stop points? Try to pick places that would be convenient locations for pick up and drop off. Also, try to pick back up locations just to be ready in case some charter bus lines can not make it due to routes.
- Are there any additional stop points you need to mention? This typically adds to the cost of a trip.
- Are there going to be any special needs passengers? Self explanatory.
After you have gathered all of this information, it is good to call several charter bus rentals companies to get several quotes. Like anything else, finding the best deal is the same when it comes to chartering a bus. You don’t stop at the first phone call, even if they meet your needs. Some will offer different availabilities, different accommodations, and different charter bus prices. The bottom line is that you want to find the best deal, and the best way to do that is first to establish what detailed conditions you need met, and then shop around for the best quote to charter a bus!
Charter Bus Companies
Here is a list of charter bus companies by state and city. This list will be extensive but for now we will just include some popular areas.
- California, Stockton, 95201
- GTS Charter 310.576.6345
- Metropolitan Shuttle 866-556-3545
- AA Getaway Coaches 877-952-6224
- Colorado, Boulder 80301, 80302, 80303, 80304, 80305
- AA Getaway Coaches 877-952-6224
- Colorado, Denver 80002, 80012
- Premier Charters (also serving Golden and Front Range) 303-289-2222
- Grace Coach Lines (also serving Lafayette) 866-685-8538
- Colorado, Fort Collins, 80524
- Express Charters Inc (also serving Denver) 970-482-0629
- Georgia, Atlanta, 30301, 30331, 30360
- American Coach Lines 800-593-1818
- Platinum Coaches 770-719-2686
- Cooper Atlanta Transportation Services 770-455-9600
- Buckhead Coach 404-296-2923
- Georgia, Duluth, 30096
- Patriot coach lines 678-216-0355
- Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48105
- A & J Travel Service 734-665-3878
- Michigan, Detroit, 48201, 48204, 48210, 48228, 48238, 48239, 48240
- Agape Tours LLC 313-300-3621
- Blueline Tours 800-845-9765
- Choice Charter 313-659-2400
- Royal Express 313-331-8700
- Michigan, Flint 48503
- Indian Trails (also serving Chicago and Milwaukee) 800-292-3831
- Michigan, Grand Rapids, 49501
- Great Lakes Motorcoach 800-722-9522
- New Jersey, Bloomfield, 07003
- Bloomfield Limousine and Charter Bus Service 973-400-1388
- New Jersey, East Orange, 07017, 07018
- Prestige Tours (also serving NY and the east coast) 973-678-3022
- Carters Coach Inc 973-672-8004
- New Jersey, Hillside, 07205
- Shore Vans Inc 908-687-7360
- New Jersey, Irvington, 07111
- Amalgamated Transit Union Division 973-373-2332
- New Jersey, Maplewood, 07040
- NJ Transit 732-564-8484
- New Jersey, Millburn, 07041
- Millburn Limousine Car & Charter Bus Service 973-400-1704
- Sam's Car and Limo Service 800-673-5370
- New Jersey, Montclair, 07042
- Decamp Bus Lines 973-783-7500
- New Jersey, Union, 07083
- Coach USA 800-877-1888
- Pioneer Transport 877-818-2445
- New Jersey, West Orange, 07052
- E Vanderhoof & Sons 973-325-0700
- New York, Hurley, 12443
- Adironack Trailways 800-776-7548
- Ohio, Cleveland, 44181
- Lakefront Lines, Inc 216-267-8810
- Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, 15122, 15205
- Bliss Charters 419-435-7144
- Campbell Bus Lines 724-794-2440
- Fox Charter Service 724-627-0341
- Mildon Bus Lines Inc 724-484-7509
- Texas, Midland, 79701, 79705
- All Aboard America 432-561-8529
- Whirlwind Tours Inc 432-620-0701
- Greyhound Lines 432-682-2761
- Washington, Seattle 98101
- Quick Shuttle (also serving Vancouver, Canada) 800-665-2122
- Nationwide Charter Services
- US Coach Ways - A national women owned business 877-873-1838
- USA Bus Charter, Inc 800-979-4498
Bus charter companies outside of the U.S.A.
- Australia Charter Bus Companies
- Charter Bus Australia (08) 9310-6688
- WA, Myaree, 6960