School Bus Rental for Religious Organizations and Events
Affordable, reliable bus rentals for your religious group travel needs
Whether with a church, temple, or mosque, First Student Charter is your single-source, trusted transportation provider, catering to your organization’s unique needs. First Student Charter will transport your community safely and without worry, offering transportation for parking lot shuttles, vacation bible school, retreats, holy days, holidays, camps, and after-school religious programs.
Benefits and Features of School Bus Rental
Because of First Student’s size and resources, we make renting a school bus affordable for your religious organization or event. The average school bus rental is up to 50% cheaper than renting a coach bus.
Chances are First Student Charter is already part of your community! We have over 400 locations in 41 U.S. states and 8 Canadian provinces.
Our charter bus transportation services will align with your religious community’s needs. We’ll create a custom, flexible transportation solution that is convenient and beneficial to you and your guests.
GUESTS PER BUS
We’ve got you covered with flexible vehicle types, including accessibility options. Our standard yellow school buses can accommodate up to 72 passengers per bus.
trips per year
Providing safe transportation for religious communities and events is our specialty. We provide transportation to more than 2,500 religious events each year, reliably shuttling your community between multiple venues and across multi-day events.
Our well-maintained fleet of over 45,000 buses have the latest technology, undergo regular maintenance checks and pre- and post-trip, ensuring that each bus is safely ready for your event.
Who will be the bus driver(s) for my event?
The safety of transporting your religious community is our foremost priority. First Student bus drivers must pass a comprehensive pre-employment screening and motor vehicle background check, including DOT drug testing, ensuring that they are compliant with federal, state and local laws. Once the drivers join our team, they receive continued DOT random drug testing and, and undergo up to 47 hours of training on safe driving habits and behavior, such as the Smith System of Advanced Driving Techniques.
What if something happens the day of my event?
We want the transportation of your event to be seamless. Leading up to the event day, we provide you with detailed arrival and departure timelines. If something unexpected happens the day of your event, we provide all customers with a point of contact number that is available to support you.
Does First Student Charter offer trip insurance?
Yes! We take pride in offering the highest per-trip insurance coverage in the industry. First Student maintains at least $10,000,000 for all services, which is double the required minimum by the USDOT of $5,000,000 that most companies offer.
Can you accommodate all event sizes?
Yes! First Student Charter will transport your community safely and without worry, offering transportation for parking lot shuttles, vacation bible school, retreats, holy days, holidays, camps and after-school religious programs. With a fleet of over 45,000 buses, First Student is North America’s largest and most trusted yellow school bus company, completing more than 5.5 million student journeys each day.
How do I reserve a school bus for my event?
Booking your event transportation is quick and simple at First Student Charter. Get started today by submitting a free, no-obligation quote and our support team will immediately get to work to help finalize all the details. There is no deposit required, final payment in full is due 7 days prior to your event. Once you’re booked with us, enjoy a safe, stress-free event!