Tampa Charter Bus & Minibus Rentals

Traveling to Tampa is easy with a personal bus rental from National Charter Bus! Whether you’re heading in for a field trip, sports tournament, business event, or wedding, we’ll be there to keep your itinerary running on schedule. Just give us a call at (813) 328-8085  and one of our 24/7 reservation specialists will help you set up a bus rental plan that works best for you. Get in touch today for a free, no-obligation quote!

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Why Book a Bus for Your Tampa Group Trip?

When it comes to getting around Tampa, you have a few options:

Rideshares and taxis may be the first mode of transit that comes to mind. They’re really flexible when it comes to where you want to go and when—but not so much when it comes to pricing or how many people can fit in each vehicle.

Public transportation can be a budget- and environmentally-friendly way to travel in Tampa, especially if you’re downtown. However, it’s not ideal for out-of-towners who do not know the area well or groups with children, as it is all too easy to miss your stop and lose your way.

That’s why reserving a private motorcoach is the best option for transporting a lot of people, traveling on a tight schedule, and ensuring your passengers have specific onboard accommodations.

When you book through National Charter Bus, you have access to hundreds of motorcoach models throughout the country, a network of certified professional drivers to take the wheel, and a 24/7 customer service team to help throughout the booking process. That means we can whip up a reliable rental plan that works for you, no matter what your group needs!

We can make any group trip work, but below are 5 Tampa travel services we book most often.


Popular Destinations in Tampa

Top 10 Places to Visit in Tampa

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We look forward to helping you plan your group trip in Tampa! Still looking for inspiration as to what to see and where to go? We recommend adding these 10 attractions, restaurants, and destinations to your Tampa itinerary.

1. Ybor City

Hip and trendy yet steeped with history, this city-within-a-city has much to offer. Hit up the Ybor City State Museum to learn about Ybor’s rich roots in the cigar industry, and by evening check out this neighborhood’s shopping, fine dining, and nightlife scenes.

Address: 1600 East 8th Ave. Ste.B104, Tampa, FL 33605

Phone: 813-241-8838

2. Ulele

This riverside restaurant features an in-house brewery and a 10-foot barbacoa grill at its heart. Dig into savory dishes inspired by Floridian and Native American cuisine and enjoy a local brew! Your minibus can drop you off and pick you up, so everyone can sip a few drinks without worrying about driving.

Address: 1810 N Highland Ave, Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: (813) 999-4952

3.   Henry B. Plant Museum

Learn about tourism in the Victorian era and take in artwork from across Europe and Asia—all under one gorgeously adorned roof! Like the other buildings you’ll see across the University of Tampa campus, this museum features beautiful Moorish Revival architecture and views across the river.

Address: 401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

Phone: (813) 254-1891

4. Edison Food + Drink Lab

As the name would suggest, this Hyde Park eatery takes a more inventive approach to comfort food. Chef Jeannie Pierola dreams up unusual creations, such as Jalapeno Cracker Jacks and Adobo Chicken and Pancakes, and brings them to life in this industrial gastropub. Your charter bus can drop you off near the University of Tampa so you can tour the campus before you eat.

Address: 912 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

Phone: (813) 254-7111

5. Big Cat Rescue

A popular stop for students and youth groups, this animal sanctuary is home to over 80 lions, tigers, and other—well—big cats. By booking a tour here, your group will be helping this non-profit organization care for these abandoned and abused animals, as well as their rescue efforts across the country.

Address: 12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625

Phone: (813) 920-4130

6. Manatee Viewing Center

A quick 30-minute drive from Tampa city center, this destination offers more than just manatee-viewing—although that is definitely a major draw. When you’re done learning about these docile creatures, their habitats, and conservation efforts directed toward them, take a stroll along the boardwalk and check out the beautiful butterfly garden.

Address: 6990 Dickman Rd, Apollo Beach, FL 33572

Phone: (813) 228-4289

7. Shuffle

Ready for a night of shuffleboard, tapas, and good friends? Tampa Heights’ Shuffle is your best bet. This place boasts 4 regulation-sized, indoor shuffleboard courts and a concession-style bar for snacks, brunch items, and cocktails.

Address: 2612 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: (813) 450-3797

8. The Getaway

Need a break from it all? After a day full of touring Tampa, have your charter bus driver drop you off at The Getaway. Here, you’ll find a colorful tiki bar on the bay, paddle boarding, bar games, and locally-sourced lunch and dinner specials.

Address: 13090 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Phone: (727) 317-5751

9. Columbia Restaurant

Fun fact: you’ll find Florida’s oldest restaurant right here in Tampa, and this is it! It can seat up to 1,700 people—great for group dinners and company events—and features a 50,000-bottle wine collection. Stop by for dinner Monday through Thursday to catch a Spanish Flamenco performance.

Address: 2117 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

Phone: (813) 248-4961

10. Raymond James Stadium

Football fans, this is your stop! This 65,000-seat venue is home turf for the Tampa Buccaneers and Florida Bulls. Save time between parking and finding your seat by letting your bus driver drop you off near the stadium entrance. They will handle the parking details while you enjoy the game!

Address: 4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33607

Phone: (813) 350-6500

Secure Your Tampa Charter Bus

Booking your Tampa group transportation is easy—just give us a call at (813) 328-8085 with your itinerary in hand, and we’ll handle the rest. Leave the logistics to us while you focus on making the most of the city! Our reservation agents are standing by 24/7 to take your call, assemble your fleet, and offer a free quote.


National Charter Bus Tampa

 2313 West Violet Street, Tampa, FL 33603