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Mini coach bus rentals

Stylish, comfortable transportation for small groups

Enjoy all the advantages of a full-sized coach bus in a compact package. Designed for comfort first, a mini coach bus is well suited for both short hops across town or longer hauls across state lines. Mini coach buses are ideal for a variety of events, including weddings, student ski trips or corporate conferences and make a great alternative to 20 or 18 seater van rentals. And the impressive range of available amenities can bolster both the enjoyment and the productivity of your journey.

Mini coach bus pricing FAQs

Are you wondering how a mini coach bus rental might work into your group’s budget? Do you have questions about the factors that go into the cost of a mini coach bus rental? We have the answers for you!

How much does a coach bus cost?

Renting a coach bus typically carries a cost of between $550 and $1000 per-day. Please note that this price is subject to vary based on many factors such as your trip date, length, and location. Visit our online booking tool to receive an instant accurate pricing overview for your particular trip.

What impacts mini coach bus pricing?

The price of renting a mini coach bus for your group will vary based on local availability, gas prices, the time of year, the distance you will be traveling, and the duration of your trip. To learn more about how the amount of time you spend on the road affects the final price of your mini coach bus rental, check out our in-depth explanation.

Mini coach bus amenity FAQs

The mini coach bus and its larger counterpart, the full-size coach bus, are deluxe bus models that offer the widest range of amenities. Want to know more about which amenities are available? Have questions about the overall comfort or accessibility of a mini coach bus? Check out these FAQs.

How many people fit on a mini coach bus?

Mini coach buses come in a range of configurations, and can accommodate up to 31 passengers. Storage space above the seats and in the vehicle undercarriage ensures you won’t have to repurpose any seating space to accommodate your passenger’s baggage.

Which amenities are available on a mini coach bus?

Mini coach buses come standard with comfortable seating, overhead and undercarriage storage compartments, and the same heavy-duty suspension of a full-sized coach bus. Additionally, mini coach buses can be outfitted with AC, DVD/TVs, power outlets, and WIFI. Unfortunately, mini coach buses are not equipped with onboard restrooms. So if your group requires a restroom, you might want to consider a full-sized coach buses.

Is there a lot of storage on a mini coach?

The storage space of a mini coach bus is one of its strong suits. With large overhead and undercarriage compartments, even sports teams will have plenty of room onboard for their equipment.

Are mini coach buses wheelchair accessible?

Although not a standard feature, we do offer mini coach buses with wheelchair accessibility. If your group needs a wheelchair-accessible mini coach bus, contact one of our award-winning booking agents two to three months before your intended rental period. Our agents will call on our network of over 2,300 coach bus operators to connect you with a bus that meets your needs.

Are mini coach buses comfortable?

Our mini coach buses are very comfortable and come standard with roomy seats, a robust suspension system, and more legroom than commercial airliners. Our mini coach buses can also be equipped with a range of amenities to cater to your group’s comfort, including A/C, DVD/TV entertainment, power outlets, and even WIFI capability.

How to rent a mini coach bus FAQs

If you’ve decided a mini coach bus is right for your group, we’ve prepared a step-by-step FAQ to guide you through the booking process and answer any remaining questions you may have.

Why should I rent a mini coach bus for my trip?

A mini coach bus really shines when style and comfort are a priority. Mini coach buses are ideal for groups of up to 31 people who are traveling a maximum distance of 300 miles with a total transit time of no longer than five hours. The reduced size of a mini coach bus makes them perfect for handling pick-ups and drop-offs, and they’re much easier to park than their full-sized counterparts.

Why do people typically rent a mini coach bus?

A mini coach bus is a good match for groups who need the comfort and amenities of a full-sized coach bus, in a scaled-down package. Traveling moderate distances by mini coach bus is more comfortable than car or plane travel, and the many amenities available onboard a mini coach bus can enhance both your group’s comfort and productivity while on the road.

Which details do I need to know before booking a mini coach bus?

To begin, determine the number of people that will be in your group, your intended departure date, your itinerary, and your route. With this information in hand, use our charter bus quote tool to create a custom quote. This tool is designed to help you easily explore your options but won’t lock you into your quote at any point. Feel free to experiment by adjusting the variables to find the quote that best suits your group.

How do I book a mini coach bus rental?

If you’ve decided on the details of your trip, renting a mini coach bus is quick and easy with our charter bus quote tool. Input all the parameters of your trip, and our tool will quickly search our network of over 2,300 charter bus operators to find you the best possible quote. Once you’ve accepted a quote, one of our award-winning booking specialists will contact you to finalize your booking. Also, if at this stage you’re still confirming your final guest-list, you can take advantage of our book now, pay later option. Choosing this option will allow you to secure your quote and defer payment up to 21 days before your trip.

When should I rent a mini coach bus?

Generally speaking, the earlier you book, the better. Book your trip at least six months in advance and nine months if you’re planning a trip during your area’s peak season. Of course, our 24/7 customer care team will always be able to help you if you need to book a last-minute trip.

Just bear in mind, as your departure date approaches, your bus may become more difficult to source. Book early to avoid the possibility of having to pay surge pricing whenever possible. If your organization isn’t ready to pay at the time of your early booking, consider using our book now, pay later option. This option allows you to secure your quote and gives you the flexibility of deferring payment until up to 21 days before your trip.

Who usually rents mini coach buses?

Mini coach buses are one of our most versatile bus types and can accommodate a wide range of groups.

Mini coach buses are a great choice for weddings. They are a cost-effective mode of transportation that won’t clash in chic surroundings.

For student ski trips, sports teams, or anyone else who requires substantial storage space, the mini coach bus has overhead and undercarriage storage bays with tons of room to spare.

A mini coach bus comes standard with generous legroom and comfortable seating. For corporate clients or any group with a high standard for comfort, the mini coach bus handily beats out travel by air or car.

For the high-tech crowd, a mini coach bus can be fitted with hi-speed WIFI. the including of this amenity could prove crucial for participants of a hackathon, or any other event that places a high value on staying connected while transiting between venues.

What are the benefits of renting a mini coach bus?

A mini coach bus is a comfortable, professional means of transportation that excels in a variety of roles. Its extensive optional amenities can guarantee your group’s comfort and productivity while traveling, and the vehicle’s size makes it particularly maneuverable when parking or navigating busy downtown cores. Additionally, as is always the case, all our drivers are carefully vetted, and our customer service is ready 24/7 to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

Is it possible to rent a mini coach without a driver?

No. As a special driver’s license is required to drive a mini coach bus, we only offer chauffeured mini coach rentals. However, we do offer sprinter van rentals that can be driven by a member of your group.

I have a question that has not been answered here. Is there somebody I can talk to?

Bus.com’s support team is there for you 24/7. Please reach out by calling us 1-855-428-7266 or emailing us at info@bus.com.

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Available mini coach models

If you're looking to rent a charter bus, it's hard to know which vehicle you should choose. Bus.com offers a number of mini coach models that offer unique amenities and passenger configurations.

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Corporations

Our mini coach buses are an extremely popular choice for corporate travel. They excel as shuttles but are also comfortable enough to transport guests over longer distances. They can be equipped with a range of amenities, including TV/DVDs, AC, power outlets, and onboard Wi-Fi, in addition to roomy overhead and undercarriage storage bays. 

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K-12 field trips

Mini coach buses are a great size for most classes and generally have seating for around 28 people but can comfortably seat up to 31 people depending on the model and configuration of the bus. A mini coach bus is also a great choice for long-distance trips, as it has all the comforts of our deluxe coach bus rentals in a smaller, more affordable package. Available amenities for mini coach bus rentals include AC, DVD/TVs, power outlets, and onboard Wi-Fi connectivity, which can dramatically increase your group’s comfort level even during those dull long-distance trips.

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Student groups

Efficient bus transportation can be instrumental to the success of your campus tour, Greek life event, study group, hackathon, academic conference, lecture, or spring-break group vacation. Whatever the scale and complexity of your group’s plans, Bus.com can help ensure you have reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable transportation for your events, both on and off-campus.

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Shuttles

Aside from traditional bus and van rentals, Bus.com also offers dynamic shuttle services. Whether it be for corporate employees, government personnel, hospital staff, or other group, out shuttle services can be adapted to fit your group size and needs. The mini coach is a great size to serve for a shuttle, as it offers comfort and simplicity in a small package that is perfect for smaller groups.

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Conferences

An excellent option for conference planners, the mini coach includes all the professional stylings and top-of-the-line comfort of a full-sized coach bus in a compact package perfect for smaller groups.

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Government groups

For federal, state, or municipal levels of government, a mini coach bus is a versatile and affordable bus type with a high level of comfort ideal for even long-distance travel. A mini coach charter rental can ensure your government group arrives at their destination together and on time, and a variety of optional amenities including AC, WiFi, and power outlets can ensure passengers are able to remain productive in transit.

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Church groups/spiritual

A mini coach bus rental is a great fit for spiritual group trips, providing all the comforts of a full-sized coach bus rental in a smaller package. Generally, Mini coach buses seat around 30 people while certain mini coach buses can seat upwards of 38 people. A mini coach bus has plenty of interior space, much more generous legroom than airlines, and wider aisles to facilitate easier boarding and disembarking, even for passengers with reduced mobility.

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Event Planners

Whether for a company retreat, a product launch, or a charity gala, a minicoach is a comfortable and flexible option that blends well into casual or formal events with ease. A mini coach charter bus rental is a great way to make sure your guests arrive on time and together as a group, and a range of customizable amenities, including WiFi, power outlets, TV/DVDs, and AC is bound to keep everyone happy.

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Weddings

Our mini coach buses are an extremely popular choice among wedding planners. They offer the same high-tier level of comfort as our deluxe coach buses, but in a smaller package, with seating patterns between 28 and 31 passengers. They work perfectly as shuttles, and can seamlessly blend into wedding settings.

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Construction projects

Mini coaches provide a versatile and comfortable way to bring workers, engineers, inspectors, or guests to your construction projects quickly and easily. A mini coach includes the comfort of a full-sized coach bus in a smaller package well-suited for bustling construction sites. Mini coaches also feature dedicated undercarriage storage and professional, vetted drivers who will handle all driving, navigation, and parking to ensure your passengers arrive together and on time exactly where you need them.

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Military personnel

A mini coach charter bus rental is an excellent choice for any branch of the military looking for comfortable, versatile transportation for its personnel. With generous undercarriage storage and the same optional amenities available to a full-sized coach bus, including WiFi, power outlets, and AC, a mini coach is perfectly suited for even longer distance relocations.

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Non-profits

The versatility and comfort of a mini coach is a great pairing for non-profit organizations. With all the advantages of our larger coach buses, including undercarriage storage and optional amenities like AC, WiFi, power outlets, and reclining seats, mini coaches are comfortable choices even across long distances. Furthermore, as with all Bus.com charter rentals, your booking comes with a professional driver to see to it that your team is well-rested and ready at the end of their journey.

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Sports

For sports teams on the road, making sure players are adequately rested before important matches is the key to success. The minicoach bus has all the high-end comfort of a full-sized coach bus in a package perfect for smaller teams. Minicoach buses also feature generous undercarriage storage for team equipment and come with a range of optional amenities available, including AC, WiFi, power outlets, and reclining seats.

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Tour Groups

As scaled-down versions of our most comfortable bus type, minicoaches are great choices for bands on the road. Minicoaches feature generous undercarriage storage for instruments and gear and as well as a dedicated professional driver automatically included in your booking to ensure everyone gets the rest they need.  A Minicoach also features a range of optional amenities for added comfort, including WiFi, power outlets, AC, and reclining seats.

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Festivals

An environmentally sustainable and extremely comfortable choice for festival transportation, a minicoach is a perfect option for small and medium-sized groups. Minicoaches feature generous undercarriage storage for camping gear and other equipment, and the dedicated professional driver that comes with your booking will keep your group together according to your schedule while ensuring everyone in your group is free to make the most of the festival lineup.

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Touring musicians

As scaled-down versions of our most comfortable bus type, minicoaches are great choices for bands on the road. Minicoaches feature generous undercarriage storage for instruments and gear and as well as a dedicated professional driver automatically included in your booking to ensure everyone gets the rest they need.  A Minicoach also features a range of optional amenities for added comfort, including WiFi, power outlets, AC, and reclining seats.

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