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CharterUP can ease the stress of organizing group travel with simplified charter bus rentals in San Mateo, California. Browse and compare available bus rentals throughout the San Francisco metro area for all group occasions and trips of every size. Compare customized charter bus pricing, available San Mateo vehicles, company reviews, and safety records all in one place. Once you find the perfect San Mateo charter bus rental for your travels, book your ride on the spot!

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San Mateo’s First and Only Charter Bus Marketplace

The CharterUP marketplace is the first platform of its kind, making group transportation effortless for San Mateo travelers. Our marketplace includes more than 4,000 charter bus rentals nationwide, bridging the gap between travelers and bus companies. When you’re looking for a San Mateo bus rental, you’ll just need to provide information like your travel occasion, trip dates, group size, and destinations to view available San Mateo charter buses for your group. You’ll get instant customized rental quotes from local companies. Make an informed choice about your bus company and pick the perfect San Mateo charter bus rental in record time!

Book a Charter Bus in San Mateo County for Easy Group Travel

Whether you need local transport around San Mateo County or a charter bus rental to San Francisco, you’ll find the exact transportation you need on CharterUP. Rather than organizing carpools or calling several rideshares, you can use our marketplace to find a private shuttle for your entire group. Travel together for special events at the San Mateo Japanese Garden, rent a Napa charter bus for vineyard vacations, or charter a bus to San Jose for business meetings.  Your charter service will include the expertise of a professional driver to take care of your transportation from start to finish.

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Private Event Charter Bus Rentals in San Mateo

From vacation bus rentals to bus rentals for your local sports team, every San Mateo group will find a local charter bus for their private transportation needs. The CharterUP marketplace includes San Mateo charter bus companies focused on high-quality transportation services. Your group will have professional, tailored transport traveling according to your unique itinerary. Book a church bus rental in San Mateo for your youth group to travel to volunteer events, organize a private shuttle to travel to big SF festivals, or rent a charter bus rental for major events like weddings!

Professional Wedding Shuttle Services in San Mateo

Are you looking for a way to simplify guest transportation on your big day? Book a wedding bus rental through the CharterUP marketplace for your wedding party or entire guest list. If you’re hosting an inmate wedding at venues like the San Mateo Garden Center, browse our marketplace for a compact yet comfortable minibus rental. Your guests can enjoy easy transportation between their homes, hotels, or separate venues if you’re hosting your reception in a different location. Even if you’re hosting your event in other cities across the metro area, you’ll have designated wedding transportation wherever it’s needed.

Plan a Trip to CuriOdyssey with a Private Shuttle

CuriOdyssey is San Mateo’s premier science destination, offering visitors a wonderful education experience. Although the museum is geared towards kids, CuriOdyssey has something for guests of all ages. The museum boasts waterfront views of the bay, more than 100 rescue animals in an outdoor zoo, and indoor science exhibits.

As you plan a group visit to CuriOdyssey, book your transportation there through CharterUP! Reserve a camp shuttle bus rental for summer trips to the museum, a field trip bus rental for your class, or a ride for your community youth group.

Easily explore destinations near San Mateo with CharterUP

Make your travels around the state, region, or country as easy as possible with a private charter service. CharterUP’s marketplace spans across California, making it simple to book a charter bus to Palo Alto for college tours, bus rentals to Santa Clara for sports games, or shuttle bus services to Menlo Park for business trips.

Groups traveling long distances across California or out of state can improve their travels with a private charter bus. Browse the marketplace and book a bus with entertainment and comfort features for the optimal travel experience to neighboring states out west.

Popular Day and Weekend Trips from San Mateo

  • San Francisco, California: 20 miles (30 minutes)
  • San Jose, California: 30 miles (40 minutes)
  • Stockton, California: 80 miles (1.5 hours)
  • Sacramento, California: 105 miles (2 hours)
  • Reno, Nevada: 235 miles (4 hours)
  • Los Angeles, California: 370 miles (6 hours
  • Portland, Oregon: 650 miles (10 hours)

(Miles and times are approximate)

Safe San Mateo Charter Buses for School Trips

San Mateo-Foster City School District educators can trust the CharterUP marketplace for safe and secure charter bus rentals. The charter bus companies must be vetted by professional service providers with thorough experience in group travel. When you book a bus rental in San Mateo through CharterUP, you can view safety records and customer reviews, to ensure your students have safe transportation. You can also view onboard amenities like WiFi and TVs to entertain students during educational trips to CuriOdyssey or the San Mateo County History Museum.

Corporate Event Shuttles Bus Rentals in San Mateo

Do your employees want to avoid long commutes between offices across the region? Book a customized employee shuttle service to transport your team between homes, offices, and public transport hubs in San Mateo and surrounding Bay Area cities. The CharterUP marketplace makes it easy to book one-time transportation for company events like team-building days or simply to reserve recurring shuttle services for daily commutes. If your company has complex, multi-shuttle route needs for your large team, a CharterUP expert can help you quickly customize a service over the phone!

Book a Charter Bus in San Mateo in Record Time

Save time and confidently book group transportation with CharterUP! You’ll need to solidify your group travel details to get instant customized San Mateo charter bus quotes. Compare available vehicles and choose your ride in record time with our easy-to-use marketplace.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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Type of Buses Available and their amenities

Pax Wifi Reclining
TV Power
Restrooms Luggage
Charter Bus charterbusMCI 55
Minibus minibus20 23
Van van-15-No-Background