Consider National Charter Bus for booking a charter bus rental when planning a group trip in Washington D.C. We offer group transportation services and can pair you with a motorcoach or minibus to visit D.C. historic sites, attend a conference, go on a field trip, and so much more. When you rent a bus with us, you can count on a reliable group transportation service in the D.C. area and beyond. To get started, call (202) 250-3441 and one of our rental experts will guide you through charter bus pricing, and provide you with a personalized, no-obligation quote.
Renting a charter bus in Washington D.C. can help any group gathering or event go off without a hitch. We can help you rent a charter bus for city tours, field trips, birthday parties, and family vacations—but our group transportation services don’t stop there! Want to bring a youth sports team to Baltimore for a regional tournament? Book a sports team trip bus rental with us and ensure everyone arrives all together and on time. Need steady and consistent shuttle service for a big convention happening at Walter E. Washington Convention Center? National Charter Bus can set you up with a fleet of minibuses that fit the bill. No matter the occasion, we’ll help you arrange the logistics for any group trip in Washington D.C.!
No matter where you’re going or who you’re taking with, National Charter Bus has a variety of bus types to get you and your group there comfortably, reliably and on time. If you’re traveling with a large group or over a long distance, rent a full-size motorcoach with enough space for up to 56 passengers and all of their belongings. If you’re staying local, like to attend a private event with a small group, or for shuttle service in the city, a minibus for up to 25 passengers could be the perfect fit.
Your bus rental with us can also come with premium amenities and essential features designed to make your trip with us a breeze. Rent a bus with an onboard restroom, reclining seats, and personal climate control for optimal comfort, and enjoy TV screens with a DVD player and free WiFi to keep passengers entertained while on the go. We can also rent you an ADA-accessible bus if you need features like a wheelchair lift to accommodate any passengers with disabilities.
With dozens of museums, learning centers, world-class universities, and historical sites, Washington D.C. is the perfect place to visit for a fun and educational day. From school field trips to college campus tours to safe group transportation on Prom night, we’ve got you covered. You can trust National Charter Bus to make sure your student group is paired with a thoroughly inspected bus and a professional driver for a safe ride from pick up to drop off, and we can help you book a motorcoach with amenities like a TV with a DVD player and WiFi connection to keep kids entertained en route. We can help you handle transportation to some of the busiest sites in the city—like the National Mall, the Smithsonian Institution, and the U.S. Capitol—without worrying about navigating busy traffic or getting lost in the city grid. Call us today at (202) 250-3441 to arrange transportation service in D.C. with us!
Want to attract new talent to your company and optimize your team’s work/life balance? National Charter Bus can offer you an easy way for your employees to travel to and from work with an employee shuttle service in D.C. We’ll help you arrange shuttle service with routes throughout the entire D.C. area, including suburbs and surrounding towns like Alexandria and Arlington.
We can also rent you a charter bus if you’re looking for corporate event transportation for a business function in D.C. Easily ensure everyone will travel together and on time for an off-site meeting, team-building day, or annual event like a holiday party. Parking in popular areas like Penn Quarter and Dupont Circle can easily become difficult for large company events, so rather than everyone driving separately and struggling to find parking in a crowded area, your colleagues can board a private shuttle that takes them from your office to exactly where they need to be.
Whether you want to organize an wedding shuttle service for a marriage ceremony or plan group transportation for a birthday bash downtown, booking a private bus in D.C. is a piece of cake with National Charter Bus. We can pair you with a sleek, comfortable minibus to take you and your group anywhere you need to go in optimal comfort.
We can even rent you a private bus to attend big public events with a group without the hassle of carpooling or rideshares. Skip the busy event parking lots, surge pricing, and crowded public transit for a premium ride in a chauffeured, air-conditioned bus rental. You’ll be grateful to enjoy private transportation when getting conveniently picked up at a venue entrance or while relaxing aboard your rental in any event-related traffic.
When you book with a nationwide charter bus company like us, you benefit from our vast network of partners to book a bus anywhere in the country. Book a motorcoach with us for trips up or down the East Coast to visit big cities like New York City, Boston, and Atlanta. We can even help you plan trips to smaller cities you may be traveling to, such as Virginia Beach and Jersey City. Wherever you’re headed, we have the bus rental to get you there!
Booking group transportation in Washington, D.C. is easy. All you have to do is call us today with your trip details like travel dates, destinations, group size, and any special requests. A reservation specialist will take your information and provide you with a free, no-obligation quote so you can begin planning your next D.C. trip! Call us anytime, 24/7 at (202) 250-3441 to chat with a National Charter Bus reservation specialist today.
What is the traffic like in Washington D.C.?
With a local population of nearly 700,000 residents, plus more than 23 million visitors every year, Washington D.C. is a busy place, and its traffic is no different. According to the TomTom Traffic Index, Washington D.C. has the 15th highest congestion rate in the country, comparable to other popular cities like New Orleans and Houston. In general, Fridays between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. see the highest congestion rates, so if you’re planning to travel on a Friday evening, consider leaving before or after this time to help mitigate some time in traffic.
Otherwise, a charter bus rental is the best option for enduring heavy traffic in D.C. caused by rush hour, a road accident, or a big event because it’s spacious and comfortable, can have an onboard restroom, and can include entertainment options like a DVD player and TV screens, or free WiFi for browsing the web.
What are the largest annual events in D.C.?
Locals and tourists alike flock into Washington D.C. for dozens of events and festivals each year. Some of the most popular include the Francophonie Cultural Festival in March, the DC State Fair, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival. If you’re considering visiting D.C. for any of these events, book a bus with us a few months in advance to ensure reliable group transportation. No need to stress about busy parking lots, the cost of parking, arranging carpools, or navigating crowded public transit. All you need to do is tell us where and when to pick you up and drop off, and we’ll handle the rest so you can enjoy the festivities.
Are there any restrictions on charter buses in Washington D.C.?
Yes. Some rules and regulations you may find include routing maps, permits, and where to park. For the most up-to-date information regarding what you can and cannot do with a charter bus rental in D.C., read our guide for where to park your charter bus rental in D.C. We cover charter bus routing maps, how to obtain a trip permit, loading and unloading zones, parking options inside and outside of the city, and more.
Where can you park a charter bus in D.C.?
You can read our guide for where to park your charter bus rental in D.C. for a more in-depth look at the answer, but for a quick answer, some recommended parking options include the Union State Bus Terminal, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, and Buzzard’s Point Parking Lot. There’s also street parking available near the White House, at L’Enfant Plaza, on Frontage Road, and near the Museum of the Bible.
Where can my charter bus pick my group up at Dulles International Airport?
If you’re renting a bus for transit to Dulles International Airport, we can help you experience a seamless pick up process. You’ll be able to meet your bus rental and driver at the Ground Transportation level, or, you can request your driver to meet you in the airport for your convenience.
Want some help building your ideal D.C. itinerary? National Charter Bus has you covered. Here are a few fan favorites that we and our clients have enjoyed traveling to over the years:
If you’re traveling with a school class, community organization, or youth group, or you’re planning a customized city tour to see the best of Washington D.C., National Charter Bus is here to provide safe transportation. We can take you anywhere on your itinerary, including these popular destinations:
United States Capitol
Address: First St SE, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 226-8000
Address: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 426-6841
Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500
Phone: (202) 456-1111
Address:2 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 426-6841
National World War II Memorial
Address: 1750 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 426-6841
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Address:701 E Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20242
Phone: (202) 426-6841
National Air and Space Museum
Address: 600 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560
Phone: (202) 633-2214
Address:1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560
Phone: (844) 750-3012
National Museum of Natural History
Address: 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560
Phone: (202) 633-1000
National Museum of American History
Address: 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560
Phone: (202) 633-1000
Washington, D.C. is one of the best places on the East Coast for hosting big conventions and exhibitions. Located within a few hours’ drive from New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, you may find yourself planning a trip to D.C. for an event at any of these venues:
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Address: 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 249-3000
National Union Building
Address: 918 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
District Pier at The Wharf
Address: 101 District Square SW, Washington, DC 20024
National Press Club
Address: 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045
Phone: (202) 662-7500
Culture House DC
Address: 700 Delaware Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
Every week there’s an amazing show or concert planned in Washington D.C. worth going to. Check out the event calendar for any of these visual and performing arts centers, pick your favorite one, then charter a bus with us for breezy travel in the city!
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566
Phone: (202) 467-4600
Address: 149 Old N Way, Washington, DC 20007
Phone: (202) 687-3838
Harman Center for the Arts
Address: 610 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 547-1122
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
Address: 1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 488-3300
National Gallery of Art
Address: Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565
Phone: (202) 737-4215
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Address: F St NW &, 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 633-1000
Address: Independence Ave SW &, 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20560
Phone: (202) 633-1000
The Kreeger Museum
Address: 2401 Foxhall Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007
Phone: (202) 337-3050
A private charter bus service isn’t only helpful for high school students going on university tours. You can rent a bus for your campus organization’s volunteer event, a Greek life formal, an alumni association gala, or an upcoming sports game.
George Washington University
Address: 2121 I St NW, Washington, DC 20052
Phone: (202) 994-1000
Address: 3700 O St NW, Washington, DC 20057
Phone: (202) 687-0100
Address: 2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202) 806-6100
Address: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
Phone: (202) 885-1000
University of the District of Columbia
Address: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 274-5000
Address: 800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 651-5000
If you’re looking for a restaurant to accommodate a large group, consider making a reservation or booking a private dining experience at one of these popular D.C. eateries:
Address: 600 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 787-1000
ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar
Address: 300 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 986-3795
Address: 1601 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 332-3333
Joe's Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Address:750 15th St NW, Washington D.C., D.C. 20005
Phone: (202) 489-0140
Iron Gate Restaurant
Address: 1734 N St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 524-5202
With National Charter Bus as your go-to bus rental company, you’ll always have a professional designated driver for your group night out on the town in Washington D.C. Hop on your charter bus and let us shuttle your group between these D.C. hotspots:
The Park at 14th
Address: 920 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 737-7275
Address: 911 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 638-4663
Eighteenth Street Lounge
Address: 1212 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 466-3922
Address: 1337 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 810-2770
Cloak & Dagger
Address: 1359 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (703) 231-8221
Booking hotel blocks can be stressful for large groups, but with your transportation taken care of, you’ll have plenty of time to find the best hotel for your trip! Check out these options some of our clients have enjoyed:
The Darcy Washington DC
Address: 1515 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 232-7000
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
Address: 901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 824-9200
JW Marriott Washington, DC
Address: 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 393-2000
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown
Address: 815 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 783-7800
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC
Address: 700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 628-7177
Once you’ve built out your D.C. itinerary, call National Charter Bus at (202) 250-3441 to reserve your group transportation. Our team is available 24/7 to calculate a personalized quote for your Washington, D.C. charter bus rental!
1801 Columbia Rd NW #205, Washington, DC 20009