Chicago Charter Bus & Minibus Rentals

When you need a Chicago charter bus, trust the professional team at National Charter Bus for your group transportation. We partner with charter bus providers across the state to give you access to charter bus rentals in Illinois for all occasions. Book an airport transfer shuttle, a family vacation charter bus, miltary and government transportation, and more. 

Choose from a selection of minibus and charter bus rentals in Chicago for events of all sizes. Book a Chicago bus rental to transport your group of Cubs fans to Wrigley Field for a big game or reserve a ride for festival transportation at Millennium Park. The National Charter Bus team will pair you with the right type of Chicago charter bus rentals and a professional bus driver for your event. Call 312-392-0239 to learn more about our Chicago group transportation services!

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Charter Bus Rentals in Chicago For Every Occasion

National Charter Bus partners with bus rental providers across Windy City and throughout the state, offering groups the best selection of bus rentals in Elgin, bus rentals in Cicero, and charter buses to Schaumburg, Arlington HeightsRockford, Davenport, Naperville, and more. Our Chicago network includes minibus rentals for anywhere from 15 to 35 passengers. These compact bus rentals are perfect for relatively small-scale event shuttle services across Chicago. If you have a bigger group, a full-size charter bus rental for up to 56 passengers will be your perfect ride. The minibuses and charter buses in our Chicago network can include comfortable amenities to ensure your ride is as smooth as possible. Request a Chicago charter bus with features like WiFi, power outlets, flatscreen TVs, reclining seats, and an onboard restroom. Whether you’re traveling locally or long distances across Illinois, you'll have the best transportation with National Charter Bus.


Chicago 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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Reclining Seats

Chicago Charter Bus Rental FAQs

1. Where can you park a charter bus in Chicago?

Traffic and parking in Chicago are notoriously difficult. This can present a problem for large groups traveling across the city. Groups traveling by charter bus don’t have to worry. We’ve compiled a list of places to park a Chicago charter bus in this handy blog post.

Charter bus parking is available at the following locations in Chicago:

- McCormick Place has the largest charter bus parking lot, offering in/out privileges for convenient travel.

- Additional parking options can be found near Soldier Field, Lincoln Park Zoo, and the Museum of Science and Industry.

- Limited street parking can be found on Canal Street, Kinzie Street, and Green Street. These spaces are free but typically have a time limit.

For more information about charter bus parking in Chicago, visit the Park District website.

2. Where can my charter bus pick my group up at the airport in Chicago?

Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport is one of the busiest in the country. If you are traveling with a large group, you'll want to have a streamlined ground transportation option before or after your flight. Charter buses can utilize the Bus Shuttle Center across from the Hilton Airport location.

3. Are there any restrictions on charter buses in Chicago?

Chicago is one of the busiest cities for tourists in the country. This means that Chicago’s already busy roads see its fair share of charter buses and other tourist vehicles. Chicago has strict loading and unloading policies for charter buses to streamline tourist travel and popular landmarks. Make sure your group is aware of designated loading areas near landmarks and moves as quickly (yet safely) as possible to avoid adding to gridlock.

4. How much does a Chicago charter bus rental cost?

The price of your Chicago bus rental depends on your unique travel factors. These factors include but are not limited to your travel dates, the type of bus you book, and how far in advance you reserve your bus. You’ll need to call the National Charter Bus team at 312-392-0239 to get an exact cost for your Chicago bus rental.

5. Can I rent more than one charter bus in Chicago?

Yes! If you need a fleet of bus rentals for your Chicago event, one of our representatives will make sure you have the perfect transportation solution. We book custom bus fleets for Chicago military and government organizations, sports teams, busineses, and more groups.


Top 10 Places for Groups in Chicago

Chicago has a long list of world-class attractions for visitors to explore. Whether you're looking for massive tourist landmarks or locations off the beaten path, you'll have plenty to fill your itinerary. Here are just a few locations you can add to your itinerary:

1.  Green Mill Jazz Cluba trumpet lays against a brick background

Book a minibus rental to shuttle your group of music lovers to this iconic jazz club and bar in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. This historic club opened in 1907 and has been a cornerstone in the city’s nightlife and music community ever since.

Address: 4802 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640

Phone: (773) 878-5552

2.  The Art Institute of Chicago 

With more than 300,000 works of art, The Art Institute of Chicago is among the oldest and largest art museums in the world. The museum’s extensive collection includes a famous selection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works from Monet, Renoir, Seurat, Cézanne, and more. If you’re a group of visitors, this museum is a must-stop location and National Charter Bus can help you arrive safely and comfortably.

Address: 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: (312) 443-3600

3.  Volo Auto Museum

The Volo Auto Museum is a car lover’s dream. The museum has a wide collection of classic cars, TV and movie vehicles, and cars owned by celebrities. A few highlights include a Batmobile from the 1960s Batman, General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard, and KITT from Knight Rider. The museum is located about an hour north of Downtown Chicago. Book a private charter bus rental to make your ride as smooth as possible.

Address: 27582 Volo Village Rd, Volo, IL 60073

Phone: (815) 385-3644

4.  Cloud Gate and Millennium Park

You can't visit Chicago without getting a photo at The Bean! Formally known as Cloud Gate, the iconic sculpture sits in the heart of Millennium Park. It's one of the most photographed locations in the city and is an easy stop on your trip as your group explores the city center.

Address: 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602


5.  Navy Pier

Navy Pier is one of the top tourist destinations in Chicago, boasting several attractions to keep your group busy for hours. Hop on the famed Centennial Wheel to get amazing views of the city and Lake Michigan waterfront, visit the Chicago Children's Museum, or even hop on a river cruise tour of the city.

Address: 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: (312) 595-7437


6.  The Chicago Theatre

This historic theater is located in Chicago's Loop and is one of the most breathtaking venues in the state. The theater opened in 1921 as an opulent movie palace and today, serves as a venue for performances. Grab tickets for a concert or stand-up show, then leave the transportation for your group up to the pros at National Charter Bus.

Address: 175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: (312) 462-6300

7.  Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo opened in 1868, making it one of the oldest zoological parks in the country. The zoo houses over 1,100 animals representing more than 200 species like polar bears, gorillas, seals, and a variety of big cats. Along with being one of the country’s most famous zoos Lincoln Park is one of the few zoos in the country that is always free to attend.

Address: 2400 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago, IL 60614

Phone: (312) 742-2000

8.  Magnificent Miletall buildings with a blue sky along chicago's magnificent mile

Magnificent Mile is a stretch of luxury shops and boutiques on Chicago’s North Michigan Avenue. Book a sleek, private shuttle bus rental in Chicago to transport your group up and down Magnificent Mile for some serious retail therapy at Cartier, Louis Vuitton. Burberry, and more! 

Address: North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

9.  The 606

If your group is looking for a relatively quiet location to stretch your legs during your Chicago trip, consider going to visit The 606. Also referred to as the Bloomingdale Trail, this 2.7-mile elevated trail stretches throughout northwestern Chicago neighborhoods like Wicker Park and Logan Square. Get some fresh air, stretch your legs, then hop aboard your charter bus to shuttle to your next Chicago destination. 

Starting Address: 1805 N Ridgeway Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Phone: (312) 742-4622

10.  Wrigley Field

As one of the oldest ballparks in Major League Baseball, visiting Wrigley Field is a must-stop location for groups of sports enthusiasts. Whether you've got gameday tickets to cheer on the Cubs or you're taking a guided ballpark tour, trust National Charter Bus for easy transportation to this iconic Chicago sports venue. 

Address: 1060 W. Addison St., Chicago, IL 60613

Phone: (773) 404-2827

Reserve A Chicago Charter Bus Rental Today

The National Charter Bus team is here around the clock to help groups book the best Chicago bus rental for special trips or events. Give us a call anytime at 312-392-0239 with any questions you have about renting a charter bus in Chicago!


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