The easiest way to rent a bus in Santa Monica

Bus.com partners with top bus companies in Santa Monica to help you book a charter bus rental that meets all your trip needs. Our instant pricing tool will provide you with different prices, so you can choose the option that works best for your budget.  


Whether you need to rent a school bus for a quick trip to Malibu, a mini bus to organize hotel pick-ups and drop-offs, or a lofty coach bus to keep long-distance traveling comfortable, we've got you covered. Just let us know your trip requirements through our instant charter quote tool, and we'll help you find the perfect vehicle for your group travel.


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Santa Monica charter bus rentals make it easy to travel from and to the Santa Monica area.

Questions? We’ve got answers.

We’re here to help make chartering a bus as easy as possible.

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 Santa Monica charter bus rental?

When we calculate the cost of a bus rental we consider the time of year, the total mileage, the date of departure, the availability of buses in California, and the driver's time. To make sure you're getting the best possible price when you book through Bus.com, we've secured preferred pricing from our partnering bus companies.

Where do you get your Santa Monica buses from?

Our network of vetted bus operators is spread out across North America. Depending on your needs, we'll select the bus operator closest to you who can best service your trip.

How do I rent a bus in Santa Monica with a driver?

Don't worry about hiring a driver. He or she is included in your charter bus rental. We factor his or her time, tip, and hotel into the quotes so that you can budget your trip with all the information.

What kind of bus rentals can I book in Santa Monica?

Whether you're heading out on a multi-city adventure or chartering a bus to take you to a local event, there's a bus to match your trip. In Santa Monica, you can charter a school bus, coach bus, minibus, or mini coach bus.

How soon do I have to book my charter bus rental in Santa Monica?

It is advisable to book your bus using our Book Now, Pay Later policy to avoid the price suring that occurs if you procrastinate. This policy lets you rent now, and pay only 21 days before departure.

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Our most popular routes

<p>We run tons of bus trips from Santa Monica to cities near and far! Here are some of the most popular requests that we get as well as average prices for school bus rental and coach bus rental for each trip. To have a more accurate pricing for your bus rental in Santa Monica, you can charter a bus through our instant quoting tool.</p>

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Coach bus rental

How do I rent a bus?

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Enter your departure and destination city, and any stops you may need along the way.

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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 bus rental
Coach bus
55 seats
HOURLY PRICES STARTING AT*
$115/hr
  • AC

  • Audio System

  • AUX Input

  • Bathroom

  • TV/DVD

  • Power Outlets

  • Wifi

  • Leather Seats

  • Luggage

  • Accessibility

*Starting hourly rates may vary based on geography. Minimum times may apply.
School bus rental
School bus
47 seats
HOURLY PRICES STARTING AT*
$81/hr
  • AC

  • Audio System

  • AUX Input

  • Bathroom

  • TV/DVD

  • Power Outlets

  • Wifi

  • Leather Seats

  • Luggage

  • Accessibility

*Starting hourly rates may vary based on geography. Minimum times may apply.
Mini bus rental
Mini bus
21 seats
HOURLY PRICES STARTING AT*
$98/hr
  • AC

  • Audio System

  • AUX Input

  • Bathroom

  • TV/DVD

  • Power Outlets

  • Wifi

  • Leather Seats

  • Luggage

  • Accessibility

*Starting hourly rates may vary based on geography. Minimum times may apply.

Who uses Bus.com?

Large organizations, small businesses, and people just like you love booking buses with us.

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