San Francisco Charter Bus & Minibus Rentals

There are plenty of reasons to rent a bus in San Francisco! From endless sightseeing opportunities and event venues to some of the top universities and tech companies in the country, the Bay Area is full of places to bring groups of all kinds.

If SF is on your travel itinerary, there’s no easier way to get your group moving than by booking a bus through National Charter Bus. We’ve booked transportation for groups of all sizes—from wedding parties and field trips to major league sports teams and major corporations—to plan custom, stress-free transportation plans throughout the Bay Area and beyond. Check out our pricing guide to get an idea of how much a charter bus may cost, or call our 24/7 team at 415-226-7853 to learn more and receive a free, no-obligation quote for your San Francisco bus rental.


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Reliable Bus Rentals in San Francisco

To ensure your SF travels are as comfortable and efficient as they can be, our nationwide network of motorcoaches includes a wide variety of makes and models. So whether you’re on the road with a large sightseeing group or need a quick and simple shuttle to and from San Francisco International Airport, our team will pair your passengers with the perfect ride.

Minibus rentals in our network include anywhere between 18-passenger coaches and 25-passenger coaches and provide easy maneuverability through San Francisco’s busy streets. If you’re traveling with a larger crowd, a 56-passenger charter bus rental can keep everyone together and comfortable for the long haul. With onboard amenities like free WiFi, reclining seats, TVs with a DVD player, restrooms, and plenty of luggage storage, these full-size coach buses are ideal for long-distance road trips and multi-day journeys.

Have a special request? We’re all ears. Let our 24/7 representative team know what will make your group most comfortable—whether it’s an ADA-compliant coach or a mix-and-match fleet for an event—and we’ll try our best to make it happen.


Popular Destinations in San Francisco

Popular Group Destinations in San Francisco

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1.   The Original Ghirardelli Shop at Ghirardelli Square

This charming ice-cream-and-chocolate shop has been a Fisherman’s Wharf staple for decades of sweet-toothed visitors! The original Ghirardelli chocolate factory was founded in 1852, making it the third-oldest chocolate company in the U.S. Learn about some of the company’s history (and grab a sundae or two) at this quaint storefront if you’re in the neighborhood.

Address: 900 North Point Suite #52, San Francisco, CA 94109


2.   Union Square

If your group is looking to kill some time between tours, this major commercial hub is sure to have something to pique everyone’s interests. Window-shop at luxury stores like Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co before grabbing something to eat at one of the colorful cafes and restaurants such as Amber India, Colibri Mexican Bistro, or Chabaa Thai Cuisine.

Address: 333 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108


3.   Lombard Street

The majority of Lombard Street runs predictably and smoothly between The Presidio and The Embarcadero. But the road between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets is one of the most recognizable roadways in the world! This twisting street is made famous by the 8 hairpin turns crammed into the 1-block downhill stretch, which has been featured in countless TV shows and movies. Although a charter bus can’t make it down the road, your driver can drop you off nearby so your group can walk up and down the hill and snap some selfies on the world’s most crooked street.

Address: 1070 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94109


4.   Golden Gate Park

Need a breath of fresh air? This sprawling urban park on the western side of SF offers stunning views of the bay and plenty of space to stretch your legs. Pack a picnic lunch in your bus rental's undercarriage, spend a few hours relaxing on the grass, and take in the beautiful Bay Area sights.

Address: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94122


5.   Muir Beach Lookout

Nestled in the Golden Gate Recreation Area, this peaceful spot on the coast offers 360-degree panoramic views of the Pacific and access to the area’s famous and ancient redwood trees. Hiking groups love this spot for not only the beautiful views but also for its close proximity to the city of San Francisco.

Address: Muir Beach Overlook, Muir Beach, CA 94965


6.   The Palace of Fine Arts

This San Francisco landmark is one your art-lovers and history buffs won’t want to miss. Here, you’ll find a century-old, 1,100-foot Greek pergola that is surrounded by a peaceful lagoon and gorgeous greenery. Tons of special events, art showcases, and concerts are held here throughout the year, so keep an eye on the calendar and catch a local act in this stunning structure!

Address: 3601 Lyon St, San Francisco, CA 94123


Ease Your Trip with a San Francisco Charter Bus Rental

If you need reliable transportation in and around San Francisco, look no further—the National Charter Bus team is here for you. We can connect you with a charter bus or minibus, with are one of the safest and most efficient ways to navigate San Francisco’s narrow streets with a large group. Depending on how many people you’re bringing, your passengers can even save money by booking a bus (compared to flying, rental cars, or rideshares), and an experienced driver will handle all the details so no one gets lost in an unfamiliar public transit system.


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