School Field Trip Bus Rentals in San Francisco

Planning a school field trip to San Francisco? With a private bus at your service, you can streamline all the best local sites and attractions in San Francisco. A trip coordinator will arrange your trip logistics while accommodating the needs of the entire school group. Take a field trip to the City by the Bay for travel, fun, adventure, and discovery. Load up the bus and take off on your grand adventure. 

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School Bus Options to Suit Any Group

Let transportation be the last stressor during your trip planning. When you book with us, we’ll pair your group with an experienced driver who’s as committed to your students’ safety as you are. Before setting out on a trip, all drivers must pass a series of in-depth background checks to ensure that they’re ready to transport your group. With a personal bus driver, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy the ride knowing that you and your students are in safe hands. 

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Top School-Trip Ideas in San Francisco

There are few field trip destinations as iconic as San Francisco. The two-hundred-year-old City by the Bay is located on a plateau spanning the dazzling Pacific coastline and giving way to some of the most beautiful sights on the West Coast. But the city’s unique location and history also make it a great host for a unique array of educational destinations and tours for families and students of all ages! Charter a bus to San Francisco Bay to enjoy the marvel of the coastline. You can take a quick break for the kids and pull over for a rest stop then hop back on the bus to sightsee from the Bay Bridge or Golden Gate Bridge as you head into the bay in style. If you need inspiration, check out our top 5 recommended field trip attractions, museums, and more below.

1.   San Francisco Exploratorium

Explore the world of science in the San Francisco Bay. The Exploratorium is famous for its interactive exhibits and engaging educational galleries for kids of all ages. Breeze through galleries with ease knowing that your private bus driver will await you at the finish line. You’ll also be around a lot of popular tourist destinations your students can stop at along the way.

2. California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is one of the most popular museums in the city, featuring an interactive planetarium, a natural history museum, an aquarium, and more than 412,000 square feet of adventure. With a live penguin exhibit and Nightlife Exhibits, this museum is sure to pique your students’ scholastic interests. Learn about the science behind this rocking city. Ride the San Francisco earthquake simulator to get shaken up before your next adventure!

3. Aquarium of the Bay

Enjoy the best of San Francisco’s native wildlife of the sea at the Aquarium of the Bay. Explore beyond the waves for some of the most spectacular sights of local sea-living creatures such as sea lions. Go with the flow as you set your own time-frame and schedule for exploration. A private shuttle will pick you up and drop you off at every location on your field trip itinerary.

4. San Francisco Zoo & Gardens

Visit the San Francisco Zoo to learn about more than 2,000 different critters spread across its 100 acres, including some endangered and rescued species. Plan your visit ahead of time, from tickets to transportation, so your students can enjoy the animals and exhibits stress-free. Learn about the importance of wildlife conservation in the majestic San Francisco Bay.

5. Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory

Are your students done fish-and-chipping at Fisherman’s Wharf? Ghirardelli Chocolate Manufactory is a local favorite when you have a chocolate craving in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf. You’ll find this delectable marvel located in the famous Ghirardelli Square. Watch the process of your favorite chocolates being made from the cocoa beans in front of your eyes! Choose the most delectable dessert up to your tastes!

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Exclusive features on your premium trip will provide you with extended space and comfort to help you stay comfortable during your field trip. Our luxury coaches have been specially reconfigured with fewer seats, so you can relax in style while enjoying twice as much legroom than on a standard school bus.

On your bus, you can enjoy classic features such as plush seating, overhead storage space, comfortable interiors, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, power outlets, and auxiliary plug-ins. Each bus will come with your choice of comfortable amenities, child-friendly entertainment options, and storage space depending on group need. Personalize your travel method today! ​

Take a Tour of San Francisco’s Top Universities

Board your group of high-school students into a minibus for a tour of the city’s top colleges and universities. Your group can travel as a unit to nearby campus tours at the University of San Francisco, Golden Gate University, and the University of California, Berkeley. Your private bus driver will make sure you arrive on time to every tour and transport you past other local hotspots so you can get to know your possible future campus from the comfort of your private bus. 

San Francisco Field Trip Charter Bus Services 

Ready to plan your field trip to ‘Frisco? Whether it’s for a field trip, faculty meeting, college tour, or another school gathering, National Charter Bus has everything you need to schedule seamless transportation. Navigate the city’s top attractions with ease as you take the backseat of your San Francisco shuttle. Depending on your itinerary, your personal driver can shuttle your group between destinations and hotels. Start the rental process with your itinerary and the number of passengers so we can promptly provide you with a custom quote. Our friendly reservation specialists are available 24/7 at 415-226-7853 to answer any questions about bus travel in San Francisco.