Houston Charter Bus & Minibus Rentals
CharterUP offers a timely and efficient way to book Houston charter bus rentals for every occasion. Our intuitive marketplace allows Houston travelers to compare bus rental models and quotes instantly. Find the perfect ride for your Texans fans to travel to NRG Stadium, for your educational group to visit Space Center Houston, or for your personal family trip. The CharterUP marketplace includes a variety of Houston charter buses, minibuses, and shuttles for every travel need, so you can be sure you’ll find the perfect bus for your Houston trip!
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How it Works
Charter a bus in under 60 seconds with our revolutionary marketplace
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Simply enter your trip details, including the pickup location, destination, travel dates and the number of passengers.
CharterUP instantly calculates price quotes from different vendors in your area and displays them along with ratings, reviews and pictures of the buses.
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As soon as you confirm your reservation via our secure booking page, you can review your full itinerary and other details about your trip.
Houston’s First and Only Charter Bus Marketplace
Planning group travel and large-scale events can include a long list of moving parts. As the first online marketplace for charter buses, CharterUP makes it easy to check group transportation off of your list.
The CharterUP network spans throughout Texas and allows travelers to easily organize transportation in Houston and beyond. Avoid unnecessary delays with getting transportation quotes and booking with our self-serve platform. You just need information like travel dates and passenger count to instantly get customized quotes for professional operators. View a variety of Houston bus rental options ranging from sleek impact minibuses to spacious full-size carter vehicles.
When you utilize the CharterUP marketplace, you can skip the hassle of going back and forth with a company to lock in transportation for your Houston trip or event. Browse your options, pick the right bus, and book in just a few moments!
Navigate the Greater Houston Area with CharterUP
Houston is the biggest city in Texas and navigating the area can be a chore with a large group. CharterUP can simplify travel for groups of all sizes with quick, customized transportation solutions. With a Houston charter bus rental, you won’t need to worry about driving, navigating, or parking in the bustling city. Book a single bus rental or a fleet of shuttles to serve your event anywhere in the city.
Even if you’re planning a trip outside of Houston, a transportation professional will ensure your group is safe and travels in a timely fashion. Whether you’re traveling to small towns outside of Houston or shuttling out of state for an important event. You’ll find the bus rental you need with CharterUP.
Explore the Bayou City with a Private Houston Charter Bus
Rent a Houston charter bus for sporting events at NRG Stadium, group tours of Space Center Houston, or private vacations to Galveston. A private shuttle bus service is the best way to keep your group traveling stress-free from start to finish.
Houston Charter Bus and Shuttle Services
Comfortable Houston Charter Bus Rentals for Sporting Events
Both Houston sports teams and fans alike can find the right type of gameday transportation needed with CharterUP. The CharterUP marketplace includes sleek minibus rentals for fans headed to cheer on Texans, Astros, Rockets, or any other sports team. With a private bus rental and a professional chauffeur, your group of fans won’t have to worry about hectic gameday traffic or need to designate a driver after a fun tailgate. Rent a minibus to keep your group of fans together and travel with plenty of time to NRG Stadium, Toyota Center, or Minute Maid Park.
Houston sports teams and athletic clubs looking for the easiest way to book a gameday ride can rely on the CharterUP network. Full-size charter bus rentals are perfect for spacious, comfortable, simple sports team travel. Whether you’re coaching a high school football team or a local soccer athletic club, the CharterUP platform has a ride for your athletes. Rent a charter bus or fleet of buses with plush seating, climate controls, WiFi, TVs, and plenty of storage space for away game travel.
Professional Wedding Shuttle Bus Rentals in Houston
From bachelor and bachelorette party rides to day-of shuttles for your guests, you’ll find all of your wedding transportation needs with CharterUP. Get instant quotes for sleek, modern charter bus shuttles to suit the elegant aesthetic of your wedding or wedding-related events.
Is your ceremony taking place at your local church but you’re hosting your reception at a gorgeous venue like The Astorian? Consider booking a Houston bus rental to shuttle your guests between locations. If you have a long guest list, including many visitors from out of town, transferring between venues can be a hassle. Between people getting lost and having to organize parking for dozens of vehicles, it’s easy for festivities to end up off schedule. Utilizing a professional shuttle service will give you a streamlined way to travel between locations.
A private bus rental can also be a safe way to travel around Houston’s best nightlife spots for your bachelor or bachelorette party. Shuttle between Midtown and Downtown Houston bars with a professional bus driver serving as your DD all night. Focus on enjoying your last hurrah while a professional is focused on keeping you safe throughout the evening.
Rent a Charter Bus to Space Center Houston
As the city’s top attraction, groups of all ages have to make it a priority to visit Space Center Houston. Space Center Houston serves as the official visitor center for the NASA Johnson Space Center and sees more than one million visitors every year. If you’re interested in being one of those visitors, CharterUP can help! Groups planning private tours, school trips, or other visits to the center can book the perfect bus rental with CharterUP. You won’t need to worry about splitting into multiple cars and paying to park each vehicle at this attraction. Book a Houston bus rental with the pros and transportation will be the last thing you have to think about!
Explore Nearby Destinations with CharterUP
With a Houston charter bus, you can spend time exploring the Galveston Bay area at your own pace. Even if our travels take you outside the Greater Houston area or out of the state, you’ll have reliable transportation when booking through CharterUP.
Rent a charter bus to have fun in the sun in Galveston, tour historic sites in San Antonio, enjoy a football game in Dallas, or shuttle to New Orleans for an authentic Mardi Gras celebration. Wherever your travels take you in Texas or beyond, CharterUP will be your partner in booking quick and easy transportation.
Popular Day or Weekend Trips from Houston, Texas
- Galveston, TX: 60 miles (1 hour)
- San Antonio, TX: 200 miles (3 hours)
- Austin, TX: 160 miles (2.5 hours)
- Dallas, TX: 240 miles (3.5 hours)
- Plano, TX: 260 miles (4 hours)
- New Orleans, LA: 350 miles (5-6 hours)
Bus Rentals to Houston Festivals and Large Events
Organizing large-scale event transportation in Houston has never been easier than with CharterUP’s self-serve platform. Private groups headed to Mardi Gras Galveston or event organizers for the Houston Rodeo can find efficient transportation solutions with CharterUP. As a shuttle service can streamline attendee arrival and also alleviate traffic congestion on already-crowded Houston roads.
Airport Transfer Shuttles in Houston
CharterUP can make ground transportation easy to and from George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) or William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Private airport charter services can be booked by large groups traveling through Houston airports. Organizing airline travel for over a dozen people can already be a challenge, so making your ground transport seamless will save everyone some stress. Ride to IAH or HOU without worrying about splitting into different cars, getting stuck in airport traffic, or not having enough space to transport your luggage.
Airlines in need of shuttle services through Houston airports can also rely on CharterUP for professional transportation. Employees can easily shuttle from local hotels to the airport on time. They’ll ride in a charter bus with comfortable features like reclining seats to catch up on rest before a long red eye.
Safe School Charter Bus Rentals in Houston
Houston Field Trip Transportation
Schools interested in upgrading field trip transportation to the Houston Museum of Natural Science or Houston Zoo will find a modern bus rental on CharterUP. A charter bus rental will offer safety while also optimizing comfort during school trips around Houston. Keep kids entertained with a bus equipped with WiFi and TVs during longer field trip rides around Greater Houston.
CharterUP only works with thoroughly vetted bus companies to ensure the safety of every passenger. Bus companies partnered with CharterUP must be certified, follow state and federal transportation guidelines, and employ drivers with clean driving records. Houston schools and youth organizations can rely on the CharterUP platform to find a safe bus rental for educational trips.
Charter Bus Rentals for Houston School Sports Teams
Make traveling for your next away game a breeze with a charter bus rental from CharterUP. School football teams can upgrade gameday travel from Houston with a bus rental equipped with WiFi, reclining seats, TVs, and climate controls. Not only will your athletes have entertainment amenities to keep them busy during long away game drives, but there also will be plenty of space onboard for everyone to relax on the road.
Renting a Houston charter bus for your team is fast with CharterUP. Gather your away game travel details and get quotes in just a few moments. You can even book a fleet of bus rentals to transport athletes, parents, or chaperones.
Efficient Business Event Shuttles in Houston
Employee Shuttle Services in Houston
The Greater Houston area is expansive and commuting to and from work can be stressful for employees across the city. CharterUP can help Hosuotn businesses provide customized employee shuttle solutions to the office, team building events, off-site training, and meetings.
Houston businesses can work directly with a CharterUP representative to build a customized shuttle solution for their team. Shuttle solutions can be recurring to your company’s schedule and will be suited to your employees’ location and travel needs. An employee shuttle service can help your team beat Houston traffic and arrive at offices in Downtown as stress-free as possible.
Houston Conference Transportation with CharterUP
Are you helping plan a large-scale business event at the George R. Brown Convention Center? CharterUP can work with conference event planners or even businesses transporting employees to upcoming events. A fleet of conference shuttles can be booked to transport business travelers, to and from Houston airports, hotels, and office parks. These shuttles can come equipped with amenities like reclining seats, WiFi, power outlets, and tray tables to keep business travelers comfortable and connected on the road.
Secure Your Houston Charter Bus Rental Today
Renting a bus in Houston will only take a few moments when you work with CharterUP. Instantly view quotes from Houston bus companies to serve any group travel occasion in the city. Gather your travel details like dates and passenger count, then get your charter bus rental quotes in less than a minute!
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know that my group will be safe when we travel with CharterUP?
CharterUP only partners with bus operators who share our vision for delivering the highest level of service and safety to all passengers. All bus operators go through a rigorous vetting process, which includes reviewing safety records, on-time performance, and customer reviews. Additionally, CharterUP requires bus operators to maintain high standards surrounding timeliness, cleanliness, and overall customer satisfaction.
What types of groups typically use CharterUP's services?
CharterUP’s services are designed to meet the needs of schools, corporations, sports teams, church groups, wedding parties, and more. Groups and companies that travel frequently can partner with CharterUP to take advantage of additional benefits reserved for recurring customers.
Can I view pictures and reviews of the buses and operators before making a reservation?
CharterUP’s online marketplace displays safety ratings, recent reviews, and detailed vehicle descriptions so you can see exactly what to expect when you make your reservation. Our platform also allows you to communicate directly with bus operators, giving you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have and ensure that you’re booking the right bus for your group.
How can I make a reservation for a charter bus on CharterUP's marketplace?
Simply input your travel details and our platform will generate real-time pricing and availability from our network of hundreds of bus operators across the U.S.
From there, you can compare vehicles, prices, operator reviews, on-time performance, safety records, and amenities all in one place. Once you’ve selected the bus that best fits your needs, you can book your reservation and receive confirmation right away.
What kinds of vehicles and amenities can I find on CharterUP?
CharterUP’s network of more than 4,000 vehicles includes minibuses, coach buses, and luxurious motor coaches. Amenities can include reclining seats, air conditioning, on-board restrooms, Wi-Fi, power outlets, and entertainment options such as TV screens or DVD players.
What if I need to change my itinerary or cancel my trip?
At CharterUP, we understand that sometimes plans change, and we’re here to help make any adjustments as smooth as possible. While it’s always best to finalize your itinerary in advance, we know that there are many moving pieces involved in travel, and we’re happy to work with you to make any necessary changes or cancellations. Changes can only be made up to 3 days before your trip.
CharterUP also offers a flexible refund policy:
- 100% refund: Cancellations 30 days or more from pickup
- 90% refund: Cancellations between 29 days and 72 hours from pickup
- No refund: Cancellations fewer than 72 hours from pickup
*All refund percentages are based on the total amount of the booked trip.
For more information about our policies, refer to our complete Terms & Conditions.
How do I pay for my charter bus rental? Is the full cost due at booking?
Once you’ve found the perfect bus for your trip and accepted a quote, you will be directed to a payment page to confirm your reservation. At that time, a deposit of 10% will be due to secure your booking. The confirmation screen will also show the date by which the remainder of the payment is due. We require a valid credit card to be on file to secure a reservation.
Type of Buses Available and their amenities
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“Could not have been more satisfied with the experience of using CharterUP. Amazing staff and the bus we had was very nice and had leather seats.”
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“I used CharterUP for my wedding in Nahant, MA. We had about 100 guests that needed to be shuttled from Salem, MA, to Nahant, MA, which was about a 30 minute trip. I had to make several changes in the itinerary leading up to the wedding, and CharterUP was great at updating the changes and communicating them with the local company. I had a positive experience overall and would recommend them!”