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Whenever group travels bring you in and around the Austin area, you can trust Austin Charter Bus Company to get you where you need to be! We provide custom charter bus rentals throughout Texas, servicing groups and events of all shapes and sizes. Whether you need a wedding shuttle, a field trip bus rental, an employee shuttle circuit, or a gameday charter bus, we’ll work around the clock to set up the group transportation services you need. 

See for yourself how simple it is to rent a bus in Austin by calling our 24/7 team today at 512-215-4891!

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Frequently Asked Questions in Austin

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How much will my bus cost?

We price our bus rental services based on a number of factors, including the time of year, distance traveled, the make and model of your bus, and more. Check out our Austin pricing guide for a few example cost breakdowns, or give our 24-hour team a call at 512-215-4891 to receive a personalized bus rental quote—free of charge!

 

When should I book my bus?

In most cases, booking your bus as soon as possible is the best way to ensure availability. We usually recommend reserving your charter bus or minibus 6 months ahead of your trip. It’s easier for our team to secure your bus rental when we have time to find the ideal ride for your trip.

 

Where can I go in Austin?

Anywhere there’s a road! Our rental services extend throughout Austin and throughout Texas, so you can explore the entire state as easily as you can traverse within city limits.

 

What buses do you charter in Austin?

Our network of motorcoaches is made up of a variety of bus types, so we can accommodate all kinds of group sizes. Learn more about our most popular bus models, or call our team for advice on which bus rental is the best for your group.

 

How do I book a bus in Austin?

In order to secure your very own Austin bus rental, all you need to know is how many passengers need a ride, a rough itinerary and schedule, and an idea of what amenities you want aboard the bus. Once you have your details together, our 24/7 reservation team can provide a quote within minutes when you call 512-215-4891.

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Charter Buses

If you’re bringing a large group into Austin, skip the carpools and caravans and book a full-size charter bus! You’ll have access to WiFi, TVs with DVD players, air conditioning, an onboard restroom, and plenty of storage space for luggage and carry-ons. Let a professional bus driver do the navigating while you kick back and enjoy the ride. 

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Minibuses

Hopping from one Austin destination to the next is easy with a compact minibus. Instead of piling into rideshares or volunteering your own cars, your group can relax with reclining seats, legroom, and air conditioning with a professional bus driver at the wheel. 

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Services we offer in Austin

Austin Sports Team Bus Rental
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Austin Sports Team Bus Rental

Gamedays have never been easier than with a sporting event bus rental! Whether you’re planning away games with your travel team or rallying your fan group for a Longhorns or Spurs game, we can offer a comfortable ride so everyone on your roster can stretch out and gear up.

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Austin Wedding Bus Rental
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Austin Wedding Bus Rental

Planning a wedding in Austin? Whether it’s a small chapel ceremony or a big bash at a ranch, a wedding shuttle can keep guests happy and on time for every nuptial event! Rent a bus to run between the hotel and your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, or bachelor(ette) party!

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Austin Corporate Bus Rental
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Austin Corporate Bus Rental

A modern shuttle service will impress your conference guests, clients, and VIPs at your next Austin corporate event. Your professional driver will ensure everyone arrives right on time to every meeting and keynote, and onboard WiFi can keep everyone productive while on the road.

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Austin School Field Trip Bus Rental
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Austin School Field Trip Bus Rental

Forget the traditional school bus and let an Austin charter bus keep your students entertained and safe on your next field trip! Onboard TVs and a DVD player are perfect for screening documentaries and their favorite cartoons—so you won’t have to hear “Are we there yet?”

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Austin Private Charter Bus & Minibus Transportation
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Austin Private Charter Bus & Minibus Transportation

From family reunions to sightseeing vacations—a comfortable charter bus rental is the best way to keep everyone together and well-cared-for, whatever the event. Rather than stressing over parking and navigation, your friends and family can make the most of Austin in one vehicle.

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Austin Charter Bus Brewery and Winery Tours
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Austin Bus Rental for Brewery and Winery Tours

No one wants to be the DD—especially when there are so many Austin breweries and wineries to explore! Let a professional driver provide reliable rides between the area’s best alcoholic attractions, so your drinking buddies can focus on having a good time together.

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Austin Festival Charter Bus & Minibus Transportation
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Austin Festival Charter Bus & Minibus Transportation

Austin locals and visitors alike are always down for a good time. Whether it’s live music, food, film, literature, or tech, Texas' capital has something for everyone. Stop stressing over where your festival attendees are going to park and let the pros handle the transportation!

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Austin College and University Tours
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Austin Charter Bus Tours for Seniors

Treat your group of seniors to all the sights and experiences Austin has to offer! From history tours and museum hops to dining, shopping, or dancing the night away, you can trust your Austin bus rental will be equipped with the latest safety tech and ADA features, if needed.

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Austin Bus Rental for College and University Tours

Booking a minibus or charter bus can keep your aspiring academics on time for every Austin college tour, advising appointment, or on-campus event on their itinerary. You have full control over where and when your bus arrives at each campus, so every student is set up for success!

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Austin Airport Transportation

Group pickup services from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, emergency transfer shuttles during inclement weather—no matter what airport transportation you need, we can deliver. Let us provide a bus that can comfortably shuttle passengers and their luggage, no matter the destination.

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Things to See & Do in Austin

With so many historic sites, renowned festivals, and cultural icons, it’s no wonder Austin is such a popular Texas destination for out-of-towners! In fact, there’s so much to see and do here, many first-time visitors can be overwhelmed when it comes to filling out their itinerary.

Whether you’re bussing in long-distance for a dedicated tour of Texas’s state capital or just looking to kill some time between SXSW showcases, we’ve put together this list of Austin’s must-see sights and top attractions to help you get started:

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Bullock Museum

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Bring your history buffs to this beloved museum, and they’ll surely walk away with new knowledge about Texan history! Three floors of interactive exhibits, a theater screening educational films narrated by Sam Houston, and a variety of rare photographs, documents, and artifacts await you. Time your visit right and your group can even catch one of the many public programs hosted here, like an artist series and Science Thursdays.

Address: 1800 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 936-8746
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Texas State Capitol

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Not only does this building have a lot of history and civic importance—it’s beautiful too! Sign up for a free 45-minute guided tour of the Texas State Capitol building, and your tour group will be able to take in the unique details of the structure, like the door hinges engraved with the words "Texas Capitol" and the sparkling dome with the central Texas star. After learning about the facts, history, and architectural elements of the building, schedule time to stroll through the park-like grounds that surround this Austin landmark.

Address: 1100 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 463-0063
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Zilker Botanical Garden

waterfall at the Zilker Botanical Garden

Those seeking fresh air and space to stretch their legs, look no further than this local-favorite greenspace! Nestled in popular Zilker Metropolitan Park, the eight themed gardens here highlight flora from around the world. From rose gardens filled with butterflies to a tranquil koi pond, this space is perfect for all kinds of outings—including field trips and outdoor weddings!

Address: 2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (512) 477-8672
 
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Paramount Theater

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This 1915 theater is known to host many award shows, film festivals, and local performances throughout the year. Catch a play, ballet performance, concert, comedy act, or movie premiere at this gorgeous and historic venue! It has sometimes been called “the jewel of Congress Avenue”—and with lavish details like a sweeping red staircase, petal-like lobby fixtures, and ornate ceiling murals, it’s no secret why.

Address: 713 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 472-5470
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Mount Bonnel

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Looking for a birds-eye view of Austin? At 780 feet, this park is the highest point in the city. To reach the peak and panoramic views, you’ll need to spend about 30 minutes hiking the 0.3-mile incline up to the summit. Many say it’s well worth the hike, though—from here, your hiker will have easy visibility of Lake Austin, the 360 Bridge, and the downtown skyline!

Address: 3800 Bonnell Drive, Austin, TX 78731
Phone: (512) 974-6700
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Austin City Limits Live

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Music lovers won’t want to miss one of Austin’s biggest events! ACL hosts nearly 100 musical performances annually at the Moody Theater, with superstars like Chicago, Bonnie Raitt, and Harry Connick, Jr taking the stage in past years. From jazz to country, rock to folk, this festival is sure to showcase a musical act that piques your group’s interest.

Address: 310 W Willie Nelson Boulevard Suite 1A, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 225-7999
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LBJ Presidential Library

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Stop by the UT-Austin campus and learn more about the 36th president, who hailed from Austin! The LBJ Presidential Library is one of 14 libraries and museums of its kind, and houses over 45 million pages of documents, 650,000 photographs, and more than 5,000 recordings from across President Johnson's career.

Address: 2313 Red River St., Austin, TX 78705-5737
Phone: (512) 721-0200
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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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Ready to learn about Austin’s native blooming plants? This greenspace is full of walking trails, sculpture gardens, and fun educational exhibits for all ages. Let the kids play in the Family Garden’s wading creek and hedge maze, or take a group of adults bird-watching throughout the center. The gardens also double as stunning outdoor event spaces for weddings, corporate dinners, or private get-togethers.

Address: 4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, TX 78739
Phone: (512) 232-0100
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Lady Bird Lake and Trails

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Outdoor recreation is a favorite pastime in Austin, and on mild, sunny days you’ll find tons of locals making the most of Lady Bird Lake! Round up your buddies or college club for an afternoon of paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, or fishing! Here, you’ll even find a 10-mile lakeside hiking and biking trail that is paved and accessible for beginners and folks with mobility issues.

Address: Lady Bird Lake, First Street Bridge at Lady Bird Lake, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 974-6700
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Austin Aquarium

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Perfect for field trips and outings with kids, this aquarium is chock full of learning experiences and educational programs! Whether you’re taking a self-guided tour through tanks housing seahorses, octopi, and hundreds of fish species, or taking part in a kid-geared program like the Morning Rounds and Sleeping with Sharks, this Austin aquarium is the perfect destination for aspiring marine biologists and animal lovers to explore.

Address: 13530 US-183 #101, Austin, TX 78750
Phone: (512) 222-5586

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Austin’s Top Neighborhoods

From some of the country’s most vibrant nightlife to districts full of family-friendly attractions, Austin has a little bit of everything! So no matter where your charter bus rental takes you in Austin, there will be something to grab your group’s attention—if you know where to look. Here is a breakdown of Austin’s best and brightest neighborhoods your visiting group should explore:

RAINEY STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT

Welcome to one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Austin, and one of the best places to experience unpretentious Austin nightlife at its finest. Folks come here for craft beer, food trucks, patio bars, and laid-back vibes. In fact, many of the bars and restaurants in this historic district are converted bungalows, making each establishment feel homey and comfortable. Oh, and did we mention there’s live music playing at any given time of day? It wouldn’t be Austin’s premier entertainment neighborhood without it, after all!

DOWNTOWN

As the literal city center, it makes sense that Austin’s Downtown district is your go-to place for almost everything the city has to offer. From famous eateries like Stubbs BBQ and live music venues like the Moody theater, to historic sites like the Texas Capitol and the Bullock Museum, Downtown offers a lot of only-in-Austin experiences in just a few square blocks.

SOUTH CONGRESS AVE (SoCo)

When visitors are in town to experience the “keep Austin weird” attitude, most locals will direct them to this neighborhood. SoCo is loaded with locally-owned shops, boutiques, and restaurants, making it prime territory for unique souvenirs and people-watching. From old school music venues like The Continental Club to classic cowboy shops like Allen’s Boots, South Congress has all the charm and character you’d expect from Austin, all in one place.

ZILKER AND BARTON HILLS

Zilker and Barton Hills are two neighborhoods in West Austin that boast similar atmospheres: laidback and outdoorsy. This is the part of town where you’ll a lot of local-favorite greenspaces, including the Zilker Metropolitan Park. Whether you want to take the group out for a jog or hike along the Barton Creek Greenbelt or plan a picnic lunch along the river, this area is the perfect within-city-limits getaway for reconnecting with nature.

HYDE PARK

Looking for small-town charm in a big city? Hyde Park is where you’ll want to be. This area’s close proximity to the University of Texas Austin makes it a popular spot for graduate students, young families, and professionals. But don’t let the college-town-vibe fool you; Hyde Park doesn’t have the big, rowdy crowds of Downtown or SoCo. Take a walking tour of this quiet

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