Rent a Charter Bus in Boston

National Charter Bus provides reliable and safe charter bus rentals in Boston and throughout Massachusetts. Groups traveling in the New England area can rely on our team for professional minibus and charter bus rentals for any type of trip. We customize our group transportation services to meet the travel needs of passengers traveling throughout Boston, from sports team charter buses to employee shuttle services to charter buses for private events. Book a minibus rental for small-scale trips or reserve a full-size charter bus rental for larger groups. Need an entire fleet of charter bus rentals? No problem! Call our experienced reservation team anytime at 617-275-8102 to learn more about renting a charter bus in Massachusetts

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Why Rent a Minibus or Charter Bus in Boston?

Charter bus rentals are convenient, comfortable, and safe ways for groups to beat Boston traffic for special events and trips. As one of the most congested cities in the world, having group transportation planned out in Boston is a must.

National Charter Bus works with charter bus operators throughout the country, including local transportation professionals in Boston. Our network of charter bus providers operates compact minibuses and spacious charter bus rentals to perfectly suit every size group. Book an 18-passenger minibus rental for small private tours or a 56-passenger full-size charter bus rental for large corporate conferences. National Charter Bus also works with operators that have ADA-accessible bus rentals for travelers with mobility concerns. When you contact us to book your group transportation, let us know what features you’ll need on board! 

Skip taking on traffic, navigating the T with a group, or needing to pay surge rates for rideshares. Leave your group’s transportation up to a professional charter bus driver operating your private ride.


Boston Charter Bus Rental Options

Charter Bus

Up to 56 Passengers
  • Conventions
  • Events
  • Interstate travel
  • Large group transportation

25 Pax Minibus

25 Passengers
  • Corpporate outings
  • Off-site parking lot shuttles
  • Private airport shuttles
  • Wedding shuttles

20 Pax Minibus

20 Passengers
  • Economy transportaion
  • Employee shuttles
  • Small event shuttles
  • Faternity & sorority events
  • Private airport shuttles

Shuttle Van

15 Passengers
  • Local travel
  • Private airport shuttles
  • Small group transportation
  • Employee transportation to & from work sites

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Frequently Asked Questions about Boston Charter Bus Travel

1. Where’s the best place to park and unload a charter bus in Boston?

There are posted signs in Boston indicating where a charter bus may park or unload, some with 15-minute limits and some with 3-hour limits. You can find these areas in this map of Boston tour bus routes.

Charter buses are prohibited from parking in front of MBTA bus stops, parking meters, and commercial zones. Your hotel may be the best place to keep your charter bus parked while you’re in the city.

2. What streets can buses drive on in Boston?

Boston has suggested tour bus routes through the city that will provide enough space for your bus to get around, as detailed in the guide to Boston tour bus regulations.

3. What’s Boston traffic like?

Like many cities, Boston sees a weekday evening rush hour between about 3 and 5pm, and it’s usually worse on Fridays between 3pm and 4pm, according to the TomTom traffic index. Lunch time on Fridays and Saturdays can also get a little busier. Traffic on tour bus routes should slow down after about 6:30pm unless there’s a large event taking place in the city.

4. What’s the weather like in Boston?

Winters in Boston are particularly cold, with a potential for snow from December to March and average temperatures in the 20s and 30s Fahrenheit. If you aren’t used to traveling in the snow, we recommend scheduling your Boston trip during a warmer time of year.

5. What are the largest annual events in Boston?

The Boston Marathon, held each April, is probably the city’s largest and best-known annual event. Boston also hosts a 4th of July celebration every Independence Day and an annual Pride celebration. The Boston Red Sox home opener at the top of baseball season also draws large crowds each year.

Popular Group Destinations in Boston

When you travel with National Charter Bus, you can visit any and every location on your Boston itinerary. If you need a few ideas of what to add to your quintessential Boston locations, keep on reading! 

1. Fenway Parkthe large reading room in the Boston Public Library

Home to the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park is hailed as one of the most famous ballparks in Major League Baseball. Skip the driving hassles on Red Sox game day with a private charter bus rental and pro driver!

Address: 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215

Phone: (866) 800-1275

2. Boston Public Library

Visiting the Boston Public Library isn’t just for bibliophiles, it's also for architecture. This public library is one of the best staples of Renaissance-style architecture in the city. Hop on a charter bus for a private group tour or even a school field trip to this famed grand library.

Address: 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: (617) 536-5400

3. Museum of Fine Arts, Bostona man admires drawings in an art gallery

MFA Boston is one of the largest and most comprehensive art museums in the world. With more than 450.000, it’s a must-stop location for art, culture, and history lovers. After a long day exploring the museum’s extensive collection, ride around Boston or back to your hotel in a comfortable charter bus with plush seats. 

Address: 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115

Phone: (617) 267-9300

4. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is another top stop for a group of art lovers. This museum is housed in a historic Venetian-style villa and is well-known for its picturesque courtyard, pristine grounds, and extensive collection of European works. 

Address: 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 566-1401

5. Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Looking for prime shopping and dining during your Boston group trip? Check out Boston’s historic shopping and meeting space, Faneuil Hall Marketplace! If you do too much shopping and don't want to carry your loot around all day, just store everything on board your bus rental.

Address: 4 S Market Street, Boston, MA 02109

Phone: (617) 523-1300

6. Boston Symphony Halla lineup of violin players performing in an orchestra

The Boston Symphony Hall was built in 1900 and has housed the Boston Symphony Orchestra ever since. Grab group tickets for a show at this famed concert hall and leave the transportation to and from the event up to a professional charter bus driver.

Address: 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 266-1492

7. Museum of Science

Is your Boston school or youth group looking for a fun educational destination? Travel to the Museum of Science in a safe and comfortable charter bus! This museum doubles as an indoor zoo and has hands-on exhibits sure to intrigue both kids and adults. 

Address: 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114

Phone: (617) 723-2500

8. The Paul Revere House and The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail has 16 important historic sites for visitors to explore along 2.5 miles. The Paul Revere House is among the most popular attractions along the trail. Visit the colonial home, and learn about the life of Paul Revere during the American Revolution. If travelers in your group are concerned about the long walk through Freedom Trail, just hop on your charter bus and shuttle between historic sites. 

Address: 19 N Square, Boston, MA 02113

Phone: (617) 523-2338

9. New England Aquariumtwo children observe a fish tank in the New England Aquarium

Home to more than 20,000 animals representing 600 species, the New England Aquarium is sure to offer hours of educational fun for all types of groups. The museum is exceptionally popular for groups traveling with kids but adults will still love visiting the penguins, sea lions, and stingrays. 

Address: 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

Phone: (617) 973-5200

10. Samuel Adams Boston Brewery

This Boston brewery opened in 1989 and is where the company’s most-loved brews were crafted. Today, guests can visit the famed brick brewery for tours, beer samples, food tastings, and to stock up on beer-related gifts. Don’t worry about needing to call a DD after sampling too many brews. Book a private minibus rental with National Charter Bus Boston and we'll serve as your built-in DD.

Address: 30 Germania St, Boston, MA 02130

Phone: (617) 368-5080


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