Private Groups & Transportation

Looking for private transportation for your group? The professional drivers at Gettysburg Tours are at your service, providing charter bus tours to practically any destination!

What is a Charter Bus?

A charter bus is a private bus rental that is rented to transport groups of passengers. It is larger than a minibus and offers additional seating, luggage space, and reclining seats. There are various uses for charter buses, and the benefits of hiring a charter bus include safety, cost savings, versatility and more!

charter bus trips flyer with different buses displayed from Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours

Get a quote today by calling 800-447-8788, emailing us at group@groupresgettysburg.com or by filling out our contact form.

Charter Services Include:

  • Private chartered Gettysburg Battlefield Tours
  • Charter bus trips for shopping, shows, historic attractions, festivals and casinos throughout the Eastern United States.
  • Charter bus service to most area airports.
  • Wedding and Event Transportation

We work with government groups, corporate groups, church groups, sports teams and schools. Whether you are local or out of state, we will be happy to be your preferred method of transportation.

We also partner with Gettysburg Area Recreation Authority (GARA) for outbound trips from Gettysburg.

How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Charter Bus?

Charter bus rentals booked through Gettysburg Battlefield Tours vary greatly depending on the destination, mileage, duration, group size, and more.

We recommend using this average charter bus pricing to help you plan your budget.

Charter Bus TypePassenger CountStarting Cost Per Day
Shuttle Bus57Call for pricing
Passenger coach with TV screens & restroom47$900 – $1200
Passenger coach with and without handicap access43+$750 – $1050
Mini Bus25$550 – $850
Mini Bus14$300 – $450

 

As actual costs can vary so greatly, we encourage you to get a quote by calling 800-447-8788, emailing us at group@groupresgettysburg.com or by filling out our contact form.

How Far in Advance to Book Charter Bus Rentals

Our Gettysburg charter bus rentals are in high demand each year. We highly recommend that once you have your date(s) and itinerary, you should book your charter bus to secure a rental.

Our Vehicle Fleet Includes:

  • 57-passenger shuttle bus
  • 47-passenger coach with television screens and restroom.
  • 45-passenger coaches with and without handicap access.
  • 25-passenger mini bus
  • 14-passenger mini bus

Is Alcohol Allowed on the Charter Bus?

We do allow alcohol on our charter bus rentals, but there are conditions outlined in your rental contract that will need to be followed. If you’d like to learn more, ask our customer service team when booking your charter bus rental.

Don’t forget we also offer Gettysburg Pour Tours for those smaller groups looking to travel to some of the areas best local wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries in Adams County. You do the sampling and leave the driving to us!

How Much Do You Tip a Charter Bus Driver?

We always recommend driver gratuities, and you can include them directly in your quoted cost so everything is paid at one time. The amount to tip the driver typically depends on the length and cost of the rental.

A general starting reference point is between 10% and 20% of your overall charter bus rental’s total cost.

If you are looking for assistance with booking all of your groups activities in Gettysburg, please visit Gettysburg Group Reservations.