Charter a bus to San Francisco

Easy San Francisco Charter Bus Rentals

San Francisco, California. A giant of the tech world. The center of the LGBTQ+ movement. A hippie haven. Rich with LatinX cultural history!

Organize your next group trip with a San Francisco bus rental. Bus.com will search our North America-wide network of bus companies to find the best one for your event. Whether you need a minibus for a bachelor(ette) party or a fleet of coach buses for a hackathon, we’ll hook you up! San Francisco charter buses are a lot easier to handle when you’ve got the logistics experts of Bus.com on your side. Use our online booking tool to get started.

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What is Bus.com?

Bus.com is a marketplace for charter buses connecting event organizers and bus suppliers. We help you set up transportation to and from any type of events by partnering with reliable and vetted bus companies across North America.

What determines the price of a San Francisco charter bus rental?

Charter bus prices in San Francisco vary depending on several factors that include, but are not limited to, the date of your trip, total trip mileage, driver’s time on duty, availability of buses in San Francisco, and the time of the year you make your request. Our relationships with bus partners also allows us to get preferred prices compared to the rest of the market.

Where do you get your San Francisco buses from?

Our large network of bus partners spans across North America, but we make sure we vet each and every single local bus company we work with. Working closely with these bus companies allows us to provide you with exceptional charter bus service in San Francisco in addition to competitive pricing.

How do I rent a bus in San Francisco with a driver?

Our team makes sure you have everything you need for your trip, so a bus driver is included with each charter bus rental in San Francisco. The charter bus prices that you receive include driver’s gratuity and hotel accommodations.

What kind of bus rentals can I book in San Francisco?

You can choose to rent a school bus, coach bus, minibus, or mini coach bus in San Francisco—whichever fits your trip needs best.

How soon do I have to book my charter bus rental in San Francisco?

With prices that tend to go up closer to your trip date, it is better to rent a bus earlier on. Make the most out of early booking with our Book Now, Pay Later policy. You will be able to secure a reservation, but only pay for it 21 days before your trip runs.

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Wedding bus rentals in San Francisco

Make your wedding transportation as special as your Big Day with a wedding shuttle bus rental in San Francisco. Whether you need to rent a coach bus for your bridal party or a mini bus to shuttle your guests to your venue, our team will help you find the perfect vehicle to accommodate all your wedding-related events.
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Planning your Wedding Group Travel

Wedding planning is exciting, but definitely daunting – especially considering all the things you have to keep top of mind: venue booking, guests invitations, menus, floral arrangements… Not to mention figuring out how everybody will get to your big event! We’ll help you organize a charter bus in San Francisco for your wedding, so you can focus on all the other important details. Whether you’re looking for a coach bus rental or a school bus rental for your wedding transportation, we’ll find you exactly what you need.

Wedding Transportation

Organize wedding bus transportation that’ll be just as awesome as your ceremony. From a minibus rental for a photoshoot before your wedding at the Palace of Fine Arts to a limo bus rental for you and your bridal party’s arrival at your venue, we’ll find you the perfect vehicle for your wedding.

Shuttles for Guests

One of the best parts of a wedding is having all your dearest friends and family reunited within the same space. From near or far, make sure your guests have a simple and safe way to get to your special event. For out-of-town guests arriving by airfare at San Francisco International Airport, set up an easy wedding shuttle service to pick them up and bring them directly to their hotel. Whether your reception is hosted on one of Hornblower Cruises & Events’ boats or in the Dipsea Gardens at Stinson Beach, work with our logistics experts to plan the most convenient bus routes for your guests.

Bachelor and Bachelorette Party

San Francisco is a prime destination for bachelor or bachelorette parties, whether you are up for a night of mystery at Bourbon and Branch, the city’s original speakeasy, or some seaside exploration onboard a premier sailboat with SailSF. Make it easy for you and your crew to get from one location to another with a fully decked-out party bus rental in San Francisco, so you’re bound to make an entrance everywhere you go.

Bridal Shower

Make time for some well-deserved pampering for you and your bridal crew with a relaxing spa session or morning fitness classes at Cavallo Point followed by afternoon tea for an intimate gathering at Lovejoy’s Tea Room. With so many things to do, make sure everybody can easily get to all your locations with a minibus rental. Our logistics experts can help you organize a convenient itinerary for your group!

Engagement Party

Celebrate your soon-to-be-married status with all your loved ones! Whether you are wine connoisseurs looking to indulge at urban winery Dogpatch WineWorks, or want to enjoy amazing ocean views at Cliff House, make sure everybody has an easy way to attend your event. Rent a charter bus in San Francisco to help your guests conveniently get to your party, so they don’t have to worry about finding parking or getting stuck in traffic.

Sports teams bus rentals in San Francisco

Charter a bus in San Francisco for a convenient and safe way to move your sports team to their next big tournament or practice. From a coach bus rental with dedicated storage room for those long-haul trips to a school bus rental to get to practice fields, we’ll help you find the best bus rental for all your sports team’s transportation needs.
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Planning your sports team group travel

Getting that #1 spot after countless practices and winning numerous games along the way is the best reward for all of your team’s efforts. Let us make at least one thing effortless: transportation to all those events. We’ll help you easily attend every single one of them with a charter bus in San Francisco. Whether you need to rent a school bus or to rent a coach bus, we’ll help you figure out which vehicle best fits your team’s transportation needs.

Out-of-Town tournaments

Facing off against your rivals in another city puts a whole different kind of pressure on your team. Let us help you make those out-of-town trips as smooth as possible, so your team can enjoy some downtime while en route to their next big match. Whether you have a smaller team who’d be better suited for a minibus, or need a well-equipped coach bus with extra amenities like plenty of room for storage, power outlets, and a bathroom, we’ll help you find the perfect vehicle for your travel needs.

Team practices

Getting both players and coaches primed for their important games requires some patience, tenacity, effort, and a whole lot of practice time. Whether those practices are held at the Stanford Stadium or the Event Center Arena, we’ll make sure your team makes the most out of them by getting everybody to the field easily and on time with a minibus rental. Our bus experts will help you rent a bus in San Francisco to pick people up from a predetermined location, and make a few accommodating stops along the way, if needed.

Shuttles for airport and hotel transfers

Make sure your team has their transportation all mapped out once they land at San Francisco International Airport. By renting a coach bus with all the storage space to fit everybody’s baggage and sporting equipment, we’ll help you get your whole team to their hotel stress-free. Our logistics experts will work with you to plan out the most convenient bus route from the airport to hotels.

Support your home team

Time to kick your sports fandom into gear by heading to the Levi’s Stadium for a tailgate party before watching the 49ers play or attend a Giants game at Oracle Park. Wherever your team faces off next, we’ll help you travel there safely and on time. Charter a bus in San Francisco to beat game time traffic while avoiding the hassle of dealing with car parking.

Oracle Park

Known as AT&T Park prior to 2019, Oracle Park is the home to both the San Francisco Giants and to one of the MLB’s most stunning stadium views. A visit to this modern baseball stadium is a must-do for any sports fan spending time in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Address: 22 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States
Phone: +1 415-422-5555

Corporate bus rentals in San Francisco

Whether it's a minibus rental for shuttles between airports and hotels, or a fully equipped coach bus rental to move your team to a conference or company retreat, make the trip there safe and easy with a charter bus in San Francisco. We'll help you check off an item on your to-do list by finding the right vehicle for all your corporate transportation needs.
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Planning your corporate group travel

Bring all your employees together with a corporate group activity to re-energize your team by promoting good communication and a healthy morale. We’ll help you move employees to different team building events with a charter bus in San Francisco. Whether you need to rent a coach bus or a minibus, we’ll make sure you find a vehicle that’s just right for all your corporate travels.

Corporate retreats & team outings

Why wait until you get to your destination? Company bonding should start right on the bus! Time spent traveling to your event is the perfect opportunity to get to know your coworkers. Once arrived, you can then unplug and take some time offline to bond with your colleagues whether you’re relaxing on private beaches at The Land, or testing your puzzle-solving skills as a team at BreakoutIQ. Wherever your corporate outing takes place, we’ll help you make transportation there easy with a comfortable coach bus for long-distance travel or an affordable school bus that sits within your budget.

Off-site meetings

Treat your team to a change in scenery to help them spark their creativity by organizing an offsite meeting. With a coach bus rental, you’ll even be able to take advantage of space for your laptop and notebooks, and the possibility of adding WiFi, so you can keep working while on your way to your destination.

Conferences and tradeshows

Arrive on time at your conference, whether it’s held at the Mission Bay Conference Center or the Bently reserve. Professional drivers will respect the schedule you’ve previously established, so you won’t miss out on any interesting talks. Plus, by renting a coach bus, you’ll have access to amenities like power outlets, comfortable reclining seats, and on-board bathroom to make your ride there comfortable and productive.

Shuttles for airports and hotel transfers

Make sure your employees have an easy and stress-free way to get from San Francisco International Airport to their hotels. With a charter bus rental in San Francisco, you won’t have to worry about cab expenses or parking fees. Our logistics specialists can even help you map out a personalized route to move your team directly from the airport to hotels, and to include additional stops if needed.

Find the right bus

When you book with us, you can choose from a variety of vehicle options in your area, curated by availability, budget, and amenities.

Coach

Coach rental
Comfort and storage
55 seats

Mini coach bus

Mini coach bus rental
Comfort for small groups
32 seats

School bus

School bus rental
The affordable classic
47 seats

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Student bus rentals in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of the most picturesque cities in the country, but it’s also a treasure trove of history and a great destination for student trips. Bus.com can help you organize your student trip to the city by the bay, and our agents will help match your student group with a bus type that fits your needs––from classic yellow school buses and minibuses to mini coach buses and full-sized coaches

Each of our bus types has its particular advantages and range of amenities. So whether you just need a minibus for your student club outing, or a comfortable, WiFi-enabled mobile base for your high school class trip, we’ve got the bus for you.

Bay Area field trip bus rentals

Organizing primary and secondary school field trips can be complicated, but we’ve got some tips! One of the biggest challenges can just be keeping everyone together and on-time. Renting a charter bus is a surefire way to keep tabs on your group in the city, whether you’re planning a kindergarten trip to The San Francisco Botanical Gardens or a high school visit to The California Academy of Sciences.
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San Francisco field trip destinations

For smaller classes, our minibus and mini coach buses are the perfect size for managing San Francisco’s traffic and make parking, pick-ups and drop-offs hassle-free! And for larger student groups, our full-size coach bus and school bus options are standing by. And should your student group has any special requirements or you have questions about how our buses can keep your group safe, our award winning booking agents are available 24/7 to assist with your trip planning needs.

Golden Gate Park

Golden Gate Park is a massive urban park designed by Park engineer William Hammond Hall and master gardener John McLaren that spans over 1,000 acres right in the heart of San Francisco. Often compared to Central Park, The Golden Gate Park is 20% bigger and features a staggering number of attractions including meticulously tended gardens, hiking trails, picnic areas, sports facilities, live music, lakes, museums, a carousel, a bison paddock and more!

Address: 501 Stanyan St San Francisco, CA 94117, United States
Phone: (415) 831-2700

Aquarium of the Bay

Located right at the edge of San Francisco’s historic Pier 39, The Aquarium of the Bay is a public aquarium that showcases the incredible aquatic diversity of marine life in Northern California. The aquarium features over 20,000 marine animals from anchovies and jellyfish to over 50 kinds of shark species. The aquarium has also begun conducting its own research and is firmly devoted to ocean and freshwater conservation efforts, particularly by reducing plastic waste.

Address: PIER 39 The Embarcadero &, Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133,
Phone: +1 415-623-5300

Alcatraz Island

The United States built Alcatraz to be the first offshore fort on the West Coast, and it was the home of an infamous prison until 1934. Today the island is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and is a National Historic Landmark. It’s accessed via ferry from nearby pier 33, and over 1.7 million visitors tour its grounds every year.

Address: San Francisco, CA 94133, United States
Phone: +1 415-561-4900

San Francisco Campus Tour Bus Rentals

Choosing a college or university is a difficult decision, but a campus tour can be a helpful place to start—providing an in-depth look at what certain schools have to offer.
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Bay Area campus tours

San Francisco is home to some of the county’s most prestigious post-secondary institutions, including The University of California, San Francisco; The California Culinary Academy; and The University of California, Hastings College of the Law, just to name a few. A charter bus rental can keep your campus tour streamlined by providing comfortable, stress-free transportation with a vetted driver who will manage your pick-ups, drop-offs, and route planning, through the busy streets of San Francisco.

University of California Berkeley

Founded in 1868, The University of California Berkeley is the flagship campus and oldest of all ten campuses that make up the University of California system. Its graduates are known and respected worldwide for their achievements and its alumni include 107 Nobel laureates, 19 Pulitzer Prize winners and 207 Olympic medalists! Its campus is about a 20-minute bus ride from downtown SF and 12 bus ride from minutes from downtown Oakland.

Address: Berkeley, CA, United States
Phone: +1 510-642-6000

University of San Francisco

First established as a Jesuit school in 1855, The University of San Francisco is now a 55-acre campus between the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, professional, and certificate programs. It’s also home to dozens of diverse student groups, clubs, and organizations and, owing to its location in the heart of San Francisco, is well integrated into daily city life.

Address: 2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94117, United States
Phone: +1 415-422-5555

San Francisco Art Institute

The San Francisco Art Institute is a small private art school found in the Russian Hill neighborhood of the city. It was founded in 1871, making it one of the west coast’s oldest art schools. The school is known for its association with the “Mission School”, which promotes the aesthetic value in graffiti and street art.

Address: 800 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94133, United States
Phone: +1 415-771-7020

San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University is a member of the state-wide California State University system. With nearly 30,000 students in more than 200 different programs, the school is the largest in the city in terms of student body and the second largest in the Bay Area. The school offers a number of varsity teams.

Address: 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132, United States
Phone: +1 415-771-7020

San Francisco airport bus rentals

Just getting from the San Francisco Airport and into the city can be a challenge. Avoid hailing a fleet of expensive taxis for your group by chartering a bus from bus.com! We’ll ensure your group stays together and is comfortably on their way in no time!

Our mini coach and full-size coach buses have plenty of room for your luggage and can meet your group right at the airport, while our logistics experts and drivers will plan an efficient route through the city and get your group settled as quickly as possible.

 

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is 13 miles south from downtown San Francisco and serves more than 55 million passengers every year. The airport is a gateway to Europe and Asia but also accommodates a large number of domestic flights. It’s even home to its very own aviation museum, the Turpen Aviation Museum.

Address: San Francisco, CA 94128, United States
Phone:+1 650-821-8211

Music festivals near San Francisco

San Francisco and the entire Bay Area has enjoyed a close association with incredible music ever since the Summer of Love in 1967. The tradition lives on today with an impressive lineup of local festivals ranging from Bottle Rock in nearby Napa Valley, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park, and of course, the legendary Fillmore Jazz Festival held in the very heart of the city every year.

Rent a charter bus and ensure your group gets the most out of their experience! Our versatile bus types can be equipped with storage space for all your picnic supplies, AC to keep your attendees cool, and reclining seats to keep them comfy. A charter bus is the best way for like-minded music fans to safely get to and from all the hottest festivals of the season!

Arts & Culture in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city for art lovers—home to a dizzying array of world-class cultural venues, and a charter bus rental is ideal for making sure your students don’t miss out on anything the city has to offer. Our vetted professional drivers will pick you up, drop you off, and get you around town in comfort and safety while your students soak it all in.
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San Francisco culture by charter bus

Catch a performance at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre or get inspired by major 20th century and contemporary artworks at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, discover the Mission Cultural Centre for Latino Arts, or get immersed in the multidisciplinary exhibits at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Leave the transport to us and rent one of our cost-effective charter buses for your next student trip. You won’t have to worry about route planning, driving, or parking for that matter!

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, located on the grounds of San Francisco’s iconic Palace of Fine Arts is a mainstay in the fabric of the San Francisco cultural scene. It regularly puts on an impressive lineup of comedy shows, live musical acts, theatrical performances and more.

Address: 3601 Lyon St, San Francisco, CA 94123, United States
Phone: +1 415-376-1704

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

The first museum on the West Coast to focus strictly on 20th-century art, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has since expanded its facilities three times since its original opening in 1935. Today the collection includes over 33, 000 paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, and multimedia works produced from the likes of modern art greats like Henri Matisse and Andy Warhol.

Address: 151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States
Phone: +1 415-357-4000

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary contemporary art center in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Gardens. The center’s collection features a variety of visual, video, and performance art by local, national, and international artists, with a particular interest in representing San Francisco’s diverse communities. 

Address: 701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States
Phone: +1 415-978-2787

Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum, officially the Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, is one of the world’s foremost collections of Asian art. Established in 1966, this museum’s collection features over 18,000 pieces, some of which are thousands of years old.

Address: 200 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
Phone: +1 415-581-3500

Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor is a component of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Within in, there are thousands of years of European and Egyptian art displayed. The museum is notably home to the most comprehensive collection of works of art on paper on the planet, named the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts.

Address: 100 34th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121, United States
Phone: +1 415-581-3500

Group team building activities in San Francisco

Burgeoning tech companies have given rise to a number of incredible team building activities in the Bay Area that can really bring your team together. Test your team’s mettle with an escape room at Beyond Escape, go on a treasure hunt in Golden Gate Park with Mr. Treasure Hunt, get creative with an interactive street art workshop from 1:AM, or even organize a memorable sailing escapade with Captain Kirk’s.

Weekend Trips from San Francisco

San Francisco makes a great launchpad for exciting weekend trips, and a charter bus rental is a great budget-friendly way for groups to unwind and explore some of the incredible destinations in the Bay Area. All our charter bus rentals include a professional driver, and our custom quote tool will automatically include their accommodation and gratuity—taking all the guesswork out of your budget.
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Exploring NoCal by charter bus

There are great campgrounds in both the Empire Mine State Park and Yosemite National Park, some of the country’s best vineyards in Napa and Sonoma valleys, and unforgettable beaches up and down the coast!

Group hiking spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is home to a host of incredible local hiking spots that make for great group getaways— often without ever leaving city limits! From the classic, low-intensity Lover’s Lane walk, the three-mile Land’s End Hike, or the challenging Batteries to Bluffs Trail, just to name a few.

San Francisco beach outings

Up and down the coast, California is known for its picture-perfect beaches, and the beaches in the San Francisco area are some of the best. Local favorites include Baker’s Beach, China Beach, Fort Funston, and Clipper’s Cove—All just short bus hops away from downtown San Francisco.

Road trips from San Francisco

San Francisco is right smack in the middle of California, making it a great launchpad for epic weekend road trips. Head up the northern coast to the quaint towns of Mendocino County, Trek into the Sierra Nevada Mountains to Lake Tahoe or take an unforgettable wine tour in Sonoma and Napa Valleys.

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