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Bus rentals for student and university groups

Are you a college or university group looking for a charter bus rental? Bus.com can help.

Student groups are so valuable, especially because of the role that they play in their larger communities. However, when arranging transportation for a group of college of university students, there’s inherent risk in asking everyone to drive themselves to and from your events. Arranging university buses or chartered buses is the safest way to organize transportation for your student group.

Bus.com is the best provider of bus rentals for student groups because our 24/7 support team is always on hand to help you overcome any logistical challenges. Our bus rental options are affordable, reliable, and will help you save time when planning your event.

Why Bus.com?
Safety measures for all trips
In order to better protect our customers and our bus partners, we have implemented new measures such as the disinfecting of buses between trips
Making a change? No problem
Bus.com customers benefit from a flexible change and cancellation policy, including no-fee changes and cancellations for most trips
Here for you 24/7
Our award-winning team of bus experts can offer custom solutions for you and your team — and our support team is can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Why do student groups love Bus.com?
Great value
A large purchase like a bus rental can be daunting, especially if you’re a student group on a tight budget. Our dynamic pricing tool allows you to book with confidence
We're the big groups expert
Here to help you
It’s okay if you have never booked a bus before. Our friendly team members are here to help you make decisions — no matter how large or small your request is
Book now, pay later
With our flexible payment terms, you can secure your booking now and not pay until 21 days before your trip departure

Questions frequently asked by student groups

Does my bus rental come with a driver?

Yes, most buses chartered through Bus.com comes with a vetted, professional driver. However, it is possible to rent a sprinter van that can be driven by a member of your group. Visit the sprinter van without driver page for more details.

Do you buses have washrooms?

While all coach bus rentals come equipped with a restroom, it is not the norm among any other vehicle type.

Is it possible to rent an ADA accessible bus?

We would be happy to arrange an accessible bus rental for you. We just ask that you mention this in your booking as far in advance as possible so that we can arrange the perfect vehicle for you.

Can I use Bus.com across multiple cities?

Yes. Bus.com has a long experience of handling complex itineraries, which include multiple states and even cross-country cooperation projects. If your teams are located in both the United States and Canada, you can still rely on Bus.com to be your single point of contact for the booking.

I have a question that wasn't answered here — is there someone 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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Shuttle services for student groups

Transportation can often become the biggest headache when organizing a field trip or college visit for students. That’s why, in addition to regular charter bus rentals, Bus.com also offers hassle-free shuttle services in almost every major city in the U.S. and Canada. We’ll work with you to design a custom itinerary for your students and you’ll be able to choose from a variety of bus types and sizes so that your group is comfortable and safe throughout your trip.

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Types of student groups

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Greeklife (sorority and fraternity)

At many universities, GreekLife accounts for the largest collective student group on campus. Although students are separated into varying sorority houses for women and fraternity houses for men, GreekLife is undoubtedly one of the most popular student groups throughout the country. Members come to refer to one another as “brothers” or “sisters” because of the level of camaraderie and friendship facilitated through the participation in GreekLife.

 

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Case competitions

Usually organized by specific schools within the context of a larger university system, case competitions provide students with exceptional opportunities to interface with students from other universities. In many cases, these competitions bring students together from all over the world to compete in settings designed to foster analytical abilities, critical thinking skills, presentation and persuasion techniques, and leadership skills.

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Model UN

Model UN training is designed for students that are studying politics, foreign affairs, international relations, and other majors related to diplomacy. In these settings, students have opportunities to role play as delegates participating on various simulated United Nations committees.

 

 

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Hackathons

In recent years, hackathons have become more and more popular across university and college campuses, and it’s easy to see why. A hackathon is a great way to budding developers to hone in on their skills and make friendships at the same time.

 

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Debate club

In our world today, we can see many examples of how becoming entrenched in our beliefs blinds us to other viewpoints and perspectives. Debate clubs at universities throughout the world are designed to open students’ eyes to other viewpoints and provide healthy platforms for students to share ideas and debate solutions to some of our world’s most complex issues.

 

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Theater groups

Many students that are interested in the performing arts start by joining a theater group or drama club, as they’re known on certain campuses. These groups provide students with opportunities to work on specific productions, as well as build their skills and confidence through acting exercises and classwork targeted to theatrical performance.

 

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