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School Bus Rentals for Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations.

We know that planning an event for a non-profit organization or charitable group can be a challenge. Because when every dollar counts, it's important to find budget-friendly group transportation. Here's where we can help. Our fun, affordable group transportation ranges from $60 to $125 per hour*.

*location prices vary and minimums apply

Group Travel Experts

We provide quality transportation services to a variety of charitable organizations and non-profit events including some of the largest volunteer events in the nation. We can help transport everyone from youth camps to senior groups to ensure they arrive safely and on time. Let us help plan travel for your next meeting, volunteer event or holiday fundraiser. Past events include:

  • Community Clean-up
  • Concerts and Civic Events
  • 5K & 10K Runs & Marathons
  • Fundraisers
  • Food Drives
  • Parades
  • Volunteer Shuttles

Busing Solutions for Every Situation


Whether you're the lead organizer for a national conference or just need a way to get to your end-of-year picnic, First Student has a solution for you. For small groups, we can rent a bus to get you from point A to point B. For large events, our agents are skilled at transporting hundreds of passengers and can help set up shuttle service with multiple pickup and drop-off locations and times. Either way, you'll get professionally-trained drivers and clean, well-maintained buses that meet or exceed federal, state and municipal safety requirements.


We Can Help!

We know that planning transportation for any size group can be challenging and time consuming. But chartering a school bus with First Student Charter is easy and affordable. We offer tools to help you plan a fun trip with downloadable checklists, passenger calculators and seating charts. And when you're ready to book your trip, you can either use our online quote form or speak directly with an agent at the nearest location.


About First Student

First Student is North America's leading school bus company and provider of charter school bus rentals. With a fleet of 47,000 buses departing from locations in 39 states and seven Canadian provinces, we'll almost certainly offer service near you. The easy online quote process and competitive rates have made us a popular alternative to coach bus rentals, and our professionally trained drivers have taken thousands of groups to a variety of events across the U.S. and Canada.

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School Buses: The Fun and Affordable Alternative

For a variety of groups and trips, a school bus is the perfect transportation option. Our affordable rates are often up to 50% less than the cost of renting a coach bus. Our customers continually tell us how the money they saved went directly toward enhancing their main event.

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Bus Rentals at a Location Near You

First Student can provide bus rental services to any group: schools, hospitals, sports teams, businesses, church groups, volunteer groups, universities and government organizations. Our charter buses and shuttle services have benefited events such as field trips, corporate events, family reunions, sports competitions, weddings, sightseeing tours and concerts. Whether you need transportation for 10 or 10,000, we can get you there.

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