When you need a reliable charter bus company in Austin, Texas, look no further than National Charter Bus. Our nationwide network provides thousands of buses, and our 24-hour reservation team will help your group find the perfect ride for your next trip, outing, or event.
No matter how many passengers need a ride or how long you’ll be on the road, National Charter Bus has just the motorcoach to suit your Austin group travels. Thanks to our nationwide network of buses, we can connect all sorts of groups to just the vehicle to ease their trips. Large groups enjoy the roominess and long-distance comforts a full-sized charter bus can provide—DVD players, reclining seats, luggage storage, onboard restrooms, etc.—but smaller or more localized travelers can appreciate the easy maneuverability and compact nature of a 20-passenger minibus shuttle. Whatever bus you book in Austin, our reservation team will happily pair you with a comfortable ride that operates on your schedule! Get in touch today by calling 512-546-6019 to learn more about the Austin bus rental options available for your next trip.
Budgeting can be a stressful part of any group trip, so we strive to make the transportation pricing process as simple as possible. Call us at 512-546-6019 once you know your trip details, including your passenger count, your pickup/dropoff destinations and times, and what amenities you need aboard the bus. From there, our reservation team can provide a fast, free, no-obligation bus rental quote. Your estimate will be all-inclusive and completely personalized to your trip, so you’ll never have to pay for a group transportation service you won’t need!
Whether you’re in town for SXSW or need efficient daily commuter transportation for your local startup, National Charter Bus is here to ease your corporate trips in Austin. We’ve worked with companies big and small throughout the country to provide efficient and reliable transportation solutions. Let a sleek and modern bus rental transport conference attendees, VIP clients, and employees without stressing over your schedule—we tailor pickup and dropoff times to your itinerary! And with amenities like WiFi, power outlets, and tray tables aboard your Austin charter bus, your business passengers will arrive refreshed and ready to work.
If you’re planning a school trip in Austin, you’ll need a reliable ride plan! So whether you’re exploring the Thinkery, the UT Austin campus, or any other educational destination within city limits, National Charter Bus is on your side. Our network of professional drivers have squeaky clean backgrounds and driving records, making them more than certified to keep your students, chaperones, and staff safe while on the road. Plus, an Austin charter bus rental can provide loads of comforts you won’t find on your average school bus, including a DVD player with TV screens, free WiFi, storage space for luggage and backpacks, and an onboard restroom for minimizing pit stops!
No one takes sporting events as seriously as Texans. So when it comes to your local team’s next away game or your fan group’s next outing to see the Spurs or Longhorns, an efficient transportation plan can go a long way. Ensure your players, coaching staff, and spectators arrive at the stadium hyped up and ready to go by renting a sporting event charter bus! Not only do these full-sized motorcoaches offer plenty of room to store equipment and coolers, but they also provide a roomy ride so passengers can stretch out and rest up before the big game. With a pro driver handling the transportation logistics, your Austin sports fans and players can focus on the game day ahead of them—not gridlock or parking meters.
Austin is full of beautiful venues, making it an ideal spot for weddings of all sizes and vibes! Book an Austin wedding transportation service through National Charter Bus, and you won’t have to worry about how your loved ones will make it between your nuptial events. Let us set up a shuttle circuit that runs between local hotels, your ceremony venue, where you’re holding the reception, and any afterparty or bachelor(ette) nightlife destinations you have in store! A professional bus driver will be your DD all night long, and you can offer onboard comforts such as reclining seats, restrooms, and even a PA system for impromptu in-cabin karaoke.
In a town like Austin, there’s always something to do! So whether you’re planning a family reunion in Zilker Park or a large-scale get-together or convention, having a reliable transportation plan is key to keeping your next Austin private event running smoothly. Rent a bus with National Charter Bus, and you’ll have total control over where and when your motorcoach rental arrives—so your festivities will always run according to plan! Rather than splitting into multiple rideshares or braving an unfamiliar public transit system before or after an event, your attendees can simply hop aboard a comfortable, climate-controlled ride and relax between destinations.
The National Charter Bus network covers most of the United States, which means even if your travels start or end further afield than Austin city limits, we’ll be able to transport your group with ease. Rent a bus to Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, or San Jose—or anywhere else across the country! An Austin charter bus rental will have all the bells and whistles to keep your passengers safe and comfortable while on the road, with plenty of space to store luggage for overnight trips.
1. Where can my charter bus pick up and drop off my group at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport?
Charter bus pickup and dropoff at Austin-Bergstrom can be found at the end of Barbara Jordan Terminal near Concourse M. Staging can be done at the Barbara Jordan Terminal Cell Phone Lot while your group makes their way through the airport.
2. Where can a charter bus park in Austin?
Most attractions around Austin provide oversize parking for guests traveling by charter bus. For example: if you’re headed to visit the Texas State Capitol, bus parking can be found along Trinity Street. If you’re just planning to explore neighborhoods and don't have a particular destination in mind, most parking will be found in metered street spots or paid lots.
3. What are the largest annual events in Austin?
Austin’s biggest events include the Austin City Limits Music Festival in fall, South by Southwest and Rodeo Austin in spring, and the Austin Trail of Lights around Christmastime. Charter bus availability may be higher in demand around these times.
4. What’s the traffic like in Austin?
According to the TomTom Traffic Index, Austin is the 25th most traffic-congested city in the United States. Some of the most congested roadways include I-35 North and I-45 at I-69 and U.S. Highway 59. Austin roads can quickly back up during rush hours between 6- 9 am and 4-7 pm. Spring and fall are usually the busiest times to visit Austin, which may include more traffic. You’ll also find higher levels of traffic in certain Austin neighborhoods during major events like Austin City Limits and SXSW.
5. What are the public transportation options in Austin?
CapMetro operates a bus system and commuter rail. There are 83 bus routes and one rail line with 9 stops. Taking public transport can be cost-effective with fares starting at $1.25 for local bus routes and $3.50 for train routes.
We get it—with so much going on in the city, mapping out an Austin group itinerary can be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve selected a few destinations that are sure to be a hit with most crowds, including museums, live music venues, oddities shops, and eateries. All you need to do is load up your schedule with your and give us a call at 512-546-6019 to lock in your Austin bus rental to these fan-favorite locales:
Austin is known as the “Live Music Capital of the World”—and there’s no surprise why! On any given night, you can find a wide variety of acts and genres playing throughout the town’s many acclaimed music venues. Whether you’re listening from the crowd or touring with a band, a shuttle bus rental can help you make the most of your concert experience by eliminating the need to park or find a ride home from these Austin music venues:
Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar
Address: 421 E 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 472-7383
Address: 525 E 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 320-0553
C-Boy’s Heart & Soul
Address: 2008 S Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 215-0023
The White Horse
Address: 500 Comal Street, Austin, TX 78702
Phone: (512) 554-6756
The Continental Club
Address: 1315 S Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 441-2444
Address: 1110 E 52nd Street, Austin, TX 78723
Phone: (512) 452-6790
The town motto “Keep Austin Weird” had to come from somewhere, so it’s not a shock that the city is full of quirky local shops, art galleries, and strange museums you won’t find anywhere else. Hop aboard your charter bus and let a professional driver drop your group off in the heart of Austin’s weirdness to see it for yourself:
Lala’s Little Nugget
Address: 2207 Justin Lane, Austin, TX 78757
Phone: (512) 487-5297
Museum of the Weird
Address: 412 E 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 476-5493
Cathedral of Junk
Address: 4422-4424 Lareina Drive, Austin, TX 78745
Phone: (512) 299-7413
Address: 1602 Fortview Road, Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 442-4000
From relaxed hikes throughout the Texas Hill Country to the miles of walking trails the city offers along the river, Austin and the surrounding areas are home to many excuses to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Have your minibus driver drop everyone off within walking distance of your favorite parks and green spaces, so you can spend less time coordinating carpools and more time hiking, biking, running, kayaking, or swimming at these outdoor destinations:
Address: 5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy, Austin, TX 78744
Phone: (512) 243-1643
Lady Bird Lake
Address: Interstate 35, Mopac Bridge, Austin, TX 78704
Zilker Metropolitan Park
Address: 2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 974-6700
When it comes to Austin’s nightlife scene, the city’s pride and joy is Sixth Street. There, you’ll find lively establishments to rival the likes of New Orleans’ Bourbon Street, as well as plenty of places to dance! Ensure everyone has a safe ride home by renting a shuttle bus—with a pro driver as your DD, no one has to miss out on the fun these clubs, bars, and lounges have to offer:
Address: 313 E 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 843-2715
Address: 6808 N Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78752
Phone: (512) 323-9822
Deep Eddy Cabaret
Address: 2315 Lake Austin Boulevard, Austin, TX 78703
Phone: (512) 472-0961
Casino El Camino
Address: 517 E 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 469-9330
Austin is full of history, and the best way to explore it all is with a group! Plan your own sightseeing tour of Austin’s most historic destinations—from the Capitol Building to the Governor's Mansion—and rest easy knowing your bus rental will travel at your desired pace. That way your history buffs, students, and tourists can soak in the AC between these historical sites in Austin:
Texas State Capitol
Address: 1100 S Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 463-0063
Address: 1010 Colorado Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 305-8524
Texas State Cemetery
Address: 909 Navasota Street, Austin, TX 78702
Phone: (512) 463-0605
Address: 802 San Marcos Street, Austin, TX 78702
Phone: (512) 472-8180
Address: 2310 San Gabriel Street, Austin, TX 78705
Phone: (512) 478-2335
Austin is an ideal destination for both the young and the young-at-heart! If you’re planning a school trip, scout troop outing, summer camp day trip, or family vacation, be sure to add these fun and educational stops to your Austin bus rental plan:
Address: 1830 Simond Avenue, Austin, TX 78723
Phone: (512) 469-6200
Peter Pan Mini-Golf
Address: 1207 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 472-1033
Address: 10808 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736
Phone: (512) 288-3972
Austin Nature & Science Center
Address: 2389 Stratford Drive, Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (512) 974-3888
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Address: 1800 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 936-8746
Hungry? Nowhere else in Texas can you find such a diverse and award-winning foodie scene! From ice cold beer to breakfast tacos, fusion cuisine to smoked pork plates worth making the city the “barbeque capital of the state,” Austin is home to a variety of eateries to suit every palate. Never run late for your dinner reservations by booking a bus rental that can shuttle everyone to your favorite must-eat restaurants.
Address: 1701 E Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702
Phone: (512) 479-7911
Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ
Address: 11500 Manchaca Road, Austin, TX 78745
Phone: (512) 221-4248
Address: 900 E 11th Street, Austin, TX 78702
Phone: (512) 653-1187
Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew
Address: 6610 N Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78757
Phone: (512) 380-9199
Jack Allen’s Kitchen
Address: 7720 Highway 71 West, Austin, TX 78735
Phone: (512) 852-8558
Wherever your Austin group travels take you, National Charter Bus is here to help. Get in touch today by calling 512-546-6019 a member of our 24-hour team will be happy to answer your transportation-related questions, help you choose the right bus, and provide a free, no-obligation quote for your Austin charter bus rental.
6448 E Hwy 290 Suite C104 Austin, TX 78723