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Not quite a mini van but not quite a bus, sprinter vans are a comfortable and fuel efficient way to transport small groups. Although similar in appearance to cargo vans, a sprinter van is actually a commercial vehicle that can sit an average of 8 to 15 passengers.
New: Bus.com now also offers sprinter van rentals that come without a driver. This is a convenient and cost-efficient option for groups that prefer to drive their own rental vehicle. In most jurisdictions, no special licensing is required. Please visit our Sprinter Van (No Driver) page for more information.
A sprinter van is a large van that can sit up to 15 passengers. They are highly-customizable and known for their spaciousness and comfort. Other popular sprinter van configurations include 11 passenger models and 14 passenger models.
The most well-known model of this van type is the Mercedes sprinter, but there are a number of other types on the market. No matter the model, sprinter vans are unique passenger vehicles that are ideal for long road trips as well as city driving, thanks to their ample legroom and cargo space.
Groups usually rent a sprinter van when they are traveling a small distance and have a smaller sized group. Private van service can be intimate and allows a group to relax and recharge without having to worry about finding parking at the destination. Sprinter vans also work well when used as a shuttle service.
Bus.com operates in most areas across North America. The best way to determine whether or not a sprinter van rental is available in your area is to input your trip details into our online booking tool.
Yes. Please consult our page on Sprinter Vans (No Driver).
The maximum passenger number that can fit into a sprinter van is 15. However, some vehicles have a maximum capacity of 12 passengers.
An average sprinter van can fit up to 14 regular sized bags. There is storage space available in the trunk as well as underneath the seats.
A sprinter van comes with all of the amenities you would expect in a modern van. There is a spacious trunk behind all the seats where you can stack your luggage. You’ll have cup holders and arm rests along with reclining seats so that you can relax en route to your location. Sprinter vans do not have electrical outlets or WiFi. Some do have 1 USB outlet, generally located next to the driver.
Bus.com works with vetted bus partners and suppliers throughout North America, which gives us access to a variety of vehicle types. The most popular models of sprinter vans are as follows:
Special amenities, such as a TV, may be available upon request. Please include any special requirements or comments in your booking request.
The best time to book your sprinter van is as soon as you know the date of your trip. Six to nine months in advance is ideal, especially if you plan on using the sprinter van during peak season. Booking earlier means you have a better chance of acquiring the vehicle you’d prefer at a better price.
After you know the logistics for your trip (date, locations, etc), booking a sprinter van is very simple with our online booking tool. You can experiment and see how different variables change the price. When you see a price that matches your budget and needs, you can book now and pay later. This locks in your price and allows you to defer payment until 21 days before your trip occurs. You’ll receive your driver’s name and contact info 24 hours before your trip plus a 24/7 customer care number in case anything goes wrong.
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 email@example.com.
Unsure if a sprinter van rental is the right choice for you? Bus.com also offers larger vehicle options from the classic yellow school bus to the spacious coach bus.
A sprinter van rental is a versatile transportation solution, with multiple seating configurations perfect for ensuring small workgroups stay together in transit and arrive on time at their destination. Their small size also makes them ideal for navigating and parking in busy city environments, even during peak hours. Some popular trips that can benefit from a van service include:
College service trips, clubs, sororities, and fraternities. What do they all have in common, apart from their college location? They usually need to go places for events. A sprinter van rental is ideal for trips of this nature. Some of the most common types of student trips that use a van service include:
Sprinter vans make for exceptional shuttle services. Their compact size makes them the perfect fit for many teams and groups that have a need for a shuttle to get them from point A to point B. Their affordability also makes them a desirable shuttle type. Some of the common uses for sprinter van shuttles are:
While less conventional than a shuttle bus, hiring a van service is a great solution to your transportation needs, especially if you have the need for a recurring or one day van rental.
When you’ve spent so much time leading up to a wedding in preparation and event planning and corralling all the things that go into that special day, it can be nice to relax moving from the ceremony to the venue where you’re celebrating. A private van service can allow your wedding party to celebrate together. Some of the creative ways that wedding goers have used a sprinter van service have included:
For spiritual groups, a sprinter van can serve as is an efficient and cost-effective choice for all your transportation needs. Sprinter vans make excellent shuttles to pick up small groups of community members, even directly from their homes, while also making efficient pick ups and drop offs of spiritual leaders to quickly get them between events. All our sprinter van charter rentals also come with vetted, professional drivers to help your relocations go as smoothly as possible. Other reasons to rent a sprinter include:
For conferences of all kinds, a sprinter van is a nimble and affordable transportation solution for small groups. Sprinter vans come in a range of cargo and cargo/passenger configurations, and their small profile ensures they can fit in all standard parking spaces. Sprinter vans are a great investment to ensure your team arrives together and on time, and the professional driver included in your booking is there to make it happen. A small sprinter van can handle big trips such as:
Whether for a gala, a trade show, or a reunion, a sprinter van is a great transportation choice for event planners. Sprinter vans come in a variety of seating configurations, perfect for small and medium-sized groups while remaining compact enough to fit into standard-sized parking spaces. All sprinter van charter rentals from Bus.com also feature a vetted driver who is responsible for handling all the navigation, driving, and parking to keep things moving on your schedule.
Some events that could benefit from a van rental include:
For the construction industry, a sprinter van is an ideal choice for its wide range of cargo and passenger configurations in addition to its compact size, which allows it to slip in and out of even the busiest construction sites. Sprinter vans will ensure your teams arrive together as a unit and exactly when you need them. A van service can take the place of a large vehicle for tasks such as:
A sprinter van charter rental is a great way for sports teams to quickly and affordably transport team members and equipment over short distances. Sprinter vans feature a variety of configurations depending on your needs, and each booking comes with a professional driver to help make sure you can assemble your team exactly where and when you need them. A small van rental can take your team to and from:
Sprinter vans are ideally suited to all branches of the military that require efficient and cost-effective transportation for small groups of personnel and their equipment over short distances. A sprinter van has multiple seating and cargo configurations to suit your needs, and as is the case with all charter bus rentals from Bus.com, a sprinter van booking includes a professional driver with knowledge of the areas you’ll be traveling through. Military personnel use sprinter vans for:
All levels of government will appreciate the versatility and cost-effectiveness of a sprinter van rental. Sprinter vans come in a variety of cargo and passenger variants, and their smaller size ensures they can park in all standard-sized parking spaces. Sprinter van charter rentals are a great way to ensure your government groups arrive at their destinations with all their equipment, on time, and together as a group. A sprinter van rental can help a government group with:
For small-sized tour groups looking for affordable transportation, a sprinter van is a great choice. Sprinter vans feature a comparatively large passenger capacity in a compact package that can still park in standard-sized parking spaces. The carefully vetted, professional driver that comes included in your sprinter van booking also ensures all members of your group are free to enjoy the tour you’ve planned. Rent a travel leisure for:
Sprinter vans feature a variety of configurations, making them an ideal choice for festival-goers in need of versatile and affordable transportation. As is the case with all charter bookings from Bus.com, sprinter vans include a professional driver, so your entire festival group can bond and relax both on the way in and on the trip out. A small vehicle rental is beneficial to festivals in the following ways:
A sprinter van can be an excellent choice for smaller-sized touring bands in need of versatile, affordable transportation. They feature multiple seating and cargo configurations so you can choose a passenger and equipment space ratio that works for your needs. You have the option of driving the sprinter van yourself or hiring a van with a vetted professional driver. Bands love sprinter vans because:
Non-profit organizations can benefit from the versatility and affordability of sprinter vans for the transportation small teams and equipment quickly and efficiently. Sprinter vans have the added benefit of featuring multiple seating configurations, and all sprinter van charter bookings include a professional driver who will handle the logistics of your transportation. Non-profit organizations use a van rental service for:
Sprinter vans are great choices for field trips, especially those with smaller class sizes covering short distances. The sprinter’s smaller size makes it a great candidate for safely and efficiently moving through even busy downtown cores, and it makes parking arrangements a breeze. All our sprinter vans also come with a professional driver to handle all aspects of your transportation, so chaperones and teaching staff can focus on students getting the most out of your field trip. Though a smaller vehicle, sprinter vans work well for:
June 4, 2020