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Did you know that you can book as many charter buses in Tampa as you need all in one place, without calling multiple companies and comparing quotes? At CharterUP, we’re on a mission to empower travelers to take group transportation into their own hands, whether it’s booking a fleet of buses for a sports team, securing a charter bus for a family vacation, or renting a minibus to pick up clients at the airport. Our self-serve app has everything you need, including quick and easy charter bus pricing quotes, to book a Tampa charter bus like never before.

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How it Works

Charter a bus with our revolutionary marketplace


Tell us about your trip

Simply enter your trip details, including the pickup location, destination, travel dates and the number of passengers.



Compare quotes

CharterUP instantly calculates price quotes from different vendors in your area and displays them along with ratings, reviews and pictures of the buses.



Book with confidence

As soon as you confirm your reservation via our secure booking page, you can review your full itinerary and other details about your trip.


Tampa’s First and Only Charter Bus Marketplace

CharterUP is the first and only charter bus marketplace that allows users to instantly compare quotes, vehicles, amenities, on-time records and more for charter buses in Tampa and the rest of the country. Our network is composed of more than 600 trusted charter bus companies operating more than 4,000 vehicles. This allows you to find the perfect charter bus in Tampa for your needs, from a bachelorette bash at the Tampa RiverWalk to a field trip charter bus rental to ZooTampa for your elementary school. Booking group transportation is no longer a daunting task thanks to CharterUP’s self-serve platform!

Why Book a Charter Bus in Tampa?

When you book a charter bus rental in Tampa, all the usual problems associated with group travel go away. A professional charter bus driver handles all the congested and confusing roads for you, and you don’t have to stress finding parking or navigating crowded and unfamiliar highways. With a charter bus rental,  you also have fixed costs and guaranteed ride, unlike traditional rideshares which are subject to unpredictable pricing and surge fees. Build your own custom route that moves according to your schedule instead of relying on TBARTA to get your group where you need to be.

Explore Tampa with a Private Charter Bus

Tampa has something to offer everybody. From professional sports teams to a growing culinary scene to museums and a world-renowned zoo, there is no shortage of sights and activities for your group to enjoy. And if you rent a Tampa charter bus from our network, it makes enjoying these sights that much easier! Have your private charter bus rental pick you up directly at your hotel and take you everywhere on your list with ease.  The options in our network can accommodate anywhere from 8 to 56 passengers and come with amenities you choose, enabling you to pick the perfect transportation option for your group with a few clicks.

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Catch a Sporting Event in Tampa with a Group

Feeling in the sporting spirit? Get a group together and catch a Lightning game at Amalie Arena with the help of a sports charter bus rental. With a private Tampa bus rental, you avoid the hassle of finding parking on game day, the unreliable pricing, and potential shortages of drivers associated with traditional rideshares, and enjoy special amenities like WiFi, TVs, and reclining seats. Or if football and tailgating are more your style, head to a Buccaneers game and enjoy some beers in the car while your professional charter bus driver handles the roads and the game day crowds at Raymond James Stadium for you. Make transportation to your favorite sporting event a touchdown with a Tampa charter bus rental!

Shuttle Wedding Guests to your Tampa Wedding

Book a wedding shuttle bus rental in Tampa and make logistics one less thing you need to worry about planning for your special day. Plan easy transportation to The Orlo House and other Tampa wedding venues, ensuring you and your guests arrive where you need to be safely for rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and more. Whether you need a bus to shuttle guests to offsite parking or need a designated driver for your bachelorette party in Ybor City, you can use CharterUP’s app to find the right charter bus in Tampa for your wedding travel needs.

Explore Nearby Destinations with CharterUP

Just a short drive away from Tampa are endless opportunities for exploration and enjoyment! Book a private charter bus rental in Orlando less than two hours away and see Disney World or Universal Studios. Or head south for about four hours with a charter bus in Miami to indulge in the famous nightlife scene or see the Vizcaya Gardens. You can even rent an Atlanta charter bus to see the Georgia Aquarium or World of Coke eight hours away. A charter bus rental makes it all possible, and you can use our self-service app to book the group transportation of your dreams!

Popular Day Trips from Tampa:

  • Orlando, FL: 85 miles (2 hours)
  • Jacksonville, FL: 199 miles (3 hours)
  • Miami, FL: 280 miles (4-5 hours)
  • Key West, FL: 425 miles (7 hours)
  • Atlanta, GA: 456 miles (6-7 hours)

(Miles and times are approximate)

Shuttle Students in Tampa Safely

The CharterUP app can help serve all your campus transportation needs at the University of Tampa and other colleges and schools in the surrounding area. Book a campus shuttle bus rental to create a custom route to help students get around campus, shuttle students to off-campus parking locations, and more. Students and staff will be safe in the hands of professional charter bus drivers who have on-the-road experience, a clean background check, and a clear motor vehicle history record. You can also use the CharterUP app to rent a school trip charter bus rental for campus tours, whether you’re a parent looking to take your child and their friends or a campus official working with  Jefferson High School.

Reliable Transportation For Tampa Employees

Book Employee Shuttle Bus Rentals in Tampa

Use CharterUP’s network to secure recurring corporate shuttle bus services in Tampa and provide your employees with a unique perk.  A Tampa charter bus can help get your team to and from offsite parking lots, between office locations, and home from work with ease. Your charter bus driver aims to arrive at least 10 minutes early to each stop on your itinerary, giving your employees plenty of time to make the bus every morning on their way into the office. The buses in our network are great transportation for every industry with a regular commute. Rent a shuttle bus for hospital and healthcare workers and more through our self-serve app.

Tampa Charter Bus Rentals for Trade Shows and More

In addition to corporate shuttle services for commuters, CharterUP is here to serve all your short-term corporate transportation needs, as well! Book a corporate charter bus rental in Tampa for meetings, trade shows, company retreats or team-building events, or even a stylish ride for a VIP pickup at the airport.  Keep your team relaxed and effective on the go with WiFi, cushioned seats, and power outlets to charge devices. Our platform allows you to create a custom transportation plan for your weekend event, from parking shuttle bus rentals for attendees of events at the Tampa Convention Center to minibus rentals in Ybor City and other Tampa hotspots for team-building events and dinners. Have business travel needs elsewhere in Florida or the Southeast? Book a charter bus in Tallahassee, a charter bus in Charlotte, a charter bus in Nashville, and more with the help of CharterUP!

Secure Your Tampa Charter Bus Rental Today

Use the CharterUP app today to rent a charter bus in Tampa for any occasion. Just tell us where you’re heading and how many people you are traveling with, and we can happily handle the rest.

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