The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way schools operate in many ways. However,field
still play a vital role in student development and provide an invaluable learning experience outside the
classroom. That said, these outings need to account for new safety measures designed to keep students,
faculty, and communities safe.
Securing safe and reliable transportation is one of the most important elements when planning a field
trip. Bus.com has a range of versatile bus types to suit any student
Determining what kinds of field trips are still possible and how to get there may seem challenging, but
at Bus.com, we’re here to help. We’ve prepared a list of 16 socially distanced field trip ideas for you
later in this post, and by using our easy-to-use Booking Tool you can have your
finalized in moments.
Bus.com offers various bus types, each with its own advantages.Choosing the bus type that’s
your field tripwill depend on how many people are in your group, how far you’ll be traveling,
amenities you’ll need onboard. While for most field trips it will make the most sense to rent a bus,
some field trips may benefit from a shuttle service. If you’d like to learn more, we’ve
resources that detail what factors go into charter bus prices. We also offer a book now
program so you can secure a quote in advance, before beginning your fundraising. For more in-depth
information, check out our ultimate guide to bus rentals.
A coach bus rental is the largest and most luxurious of our charter bus rentals. A coach bus has
up to 55 passengers and is well-suited for longer-distance travel. Coach bus rentals also have the
widest selection of available amenities, including hi-speed WiFi, air-conditioning, A/V and DVD
equipment, generous undercarriage and overhead storage bays, and an onboard restroom. These additions
may sound pricey, but you may be surprised to find out they may not add much to the total coach bus
The classic yellow school bus is an iconic sight all over North America, and it’s no mystery why
frequently relied on for field trips. They’re a straightforward, affordable option with room for up to
47 passengers, and they’re ideal for shorter trips. Remember, we also offer a book now, pay later
program, so you can secure a quote for your charter bus cost well in advance and run your fundraising
drive in the meantime.
Effectively a scaled-down version of a classic school bus, a minibus has room for up to 21
is ideal for shorter hops around town. The smaller size of a minibus rental not only makes it perfect
for smaller groups, but it can also be a great choice for some destinations where larger vehicles may
have a difficult time parking and loading. A minibus rental is also a very popular choice of charter bus
for rent for shuttle services.
A newer vehicle type, a Sprinter Van rental is a flexible vehicle with passenger space for between
15 passengers, depending on the configuration. A passenger van rental also has a range of available
amenities, including air-conditioning, baggage storage, charging outlets, and high-speed WiFi
capabilities. While all of our charter buses for rent include a vetted driver as part of the regular
charter bus cost, with a sprinter van rental, you can choose to book your passenger van rental
driver and either drive it yourself or provide a qualified driver of your own.