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School Bus Rentals for Government and Military Organizations.

We know with planning an event for a county, municipality or military group it's important to find affordable and efficient transportation. First Student charter bus rentals can help. With the cost to rent a school bus about 50% less than the cost of coach, you can stretch your money so it goes where it counts. Fill out the quote request form for an online price estimate or call your nearest branch directly and speak with an agent today.

Group Travel Experts

We provide transportation efficient services for local and state public officials, community volunteer groups and military bases. Past events include:

  • Research Institution Transportation
  • Civic Education Field Trips
  • Public staff off-sites
  • Military Balls
  • Military Museum Trips
  • Department Volunteer days
  • Election Busing
  • National Park Service Shuttles
  • Get out the Vote Transportation
  • Veteran Reunions
  • Youth Government
  • Civic Engagement

Busing Solutions for Every Situation

Whether you're in charge of transportation for a city government or want to celebrate your colleague's return from deployment, 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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