Rent a Charter Bus in Boston

Planning a group trip around Boston? Consider renting a Boston charter bus rental for your trip! We’ll get you in a compact minibus for your private group tour of the Freedom Trail out or a full-sized charter bus for campus tours around Boston College, Boston University, MIT, and the area’s many other amazing schools. National Charter Bus’s group transportation services can be personalized to your group’s size, travel needs, and unique Boston itinerary.

Your ride around Boston is just a phone call away. Call 617-275-8102 to learn more about our charter bus pricing and to receive a personalized quote.

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See the Best of Boston with National Charter Bus

Boston is one of many historic gems in the Northeast. With its world-renowned universities, impressive museums, and popular sports teams, it's the perfect place for any group trip. Although Boston is a wonderful city to explore with a group, getting around can be tough with the city’s notorious traffic. Rather than reserving multiple rental cars, splitting into personal vehicles, or needing to hail several rideshares, call National Charter Bus. A motorcoach rental is one of the most efficient ways for large groups to travel in one of the country’s most densely populated cities.

Are you a company in need of business shuttles to the office or an event at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center?  We can set you up with a fleet of charter buses with additional amenities like WiFi and power outlets for top productivity. Is your Red Sox fan club in need of a private group ride to Fenway Park? National Charter Bus services sports teams and fans alike with spacious rentals for tailgating gear and sports equipment.

We have a solution for groups traveling around Boston for any occasion. Whether you need an ADA-accessible bus for your senior tour around the Freedom Trail or a shuttle for your wedding on the water, National Charter Bus has you covered. Don’t hesitate to ring us 24/7 at  617-275-8102 to chat with one of our rental experts.


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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.

Top 10 Things to Do in Boston

Boston has so much to see and do that building an itinerary can be tough. If you need a few ideas on what to add to your group trip itinerary, we’ve got you covered. Consider adding some of these quintessential Boston locations to your trip:

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

Even if you aren’t a baseball fan, visiting the iconic home of the Boston Red Sox should be near the top of your must-see list. The historic ballpark offers group tours every day and group tickets to games.

Address: 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215

Phone: (866) 800-1275

2. Boston Public Library

Bibliophiles and architecture lovers should definitely make a trip to the historic Boston Public Library. Established in 1852, this library has been an important location in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood ever since.

Address: 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: (617) 536-5400

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

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is one of the largest museums in the world with more than 450,000 works of art. The Museum is known for having an impressive collection of ancient and European art.

Address: 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115

Phone: (617) 267-9300

4. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Although the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum doesn’t match the size of MFA, Boston, its collection and beautiful grounds are well worth a visit. The museum is located in a restored Venetian villa and is a must-see for architecture lovers.

Address: 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 566-1401

5. Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall Marketplace opened in 1743 and was a major site of historic speeches by figures in the fight for American independence. Today, the marketplace is home to several local eateries and boutiques.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 opened in 1900 and has been home to the world-renowned Boston Symphony Orchestra ever since. Be sure to check out the orchestra’s schedule to grab tickets for a show in the beautiful, historic hall.

Address: 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 266-1492

7. Museum of Science

Doubling as a museum and indoor zoo, the Museum of Science in Boston provides plenty of learning opportunities for visitors of all ages. Learn about everything from the human body and how electricity works to dinosaurs and outer space.

Address: 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114

Phone: (617) 723-2500

8. The Paul Revere House

Paul Revere is one of the most famous names from the era of the American Revolution. Visit his colonial home along Freedom Trail and then shuttle to other important historic locations in the area.

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 10,000 animals across 600 species, the New England Aquarium is filled with aquatic creatures from around the world. Say hi to crowd favorites like sea lions, penguins, and stingrays.

Address: 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

Phone: (617) 973-5200

10. Boston Children’s Museum

If you’re traveling with a group of little ones, the Boston Children’s Museum is an amazing educational destination. Kids can enjoy interactive exhibits and play zones while parents can sit back, relax, and supervise.

Address: 308 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

Phone: (617) 426-6500


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