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Why Rent a Charter Bus in Buffalo?

An aerial view of Buffalo

Organizing transportation for a few people can be easy but large group trips can be tricky to plan, no matter where you’re going. To keep your buffalo trip running according to schedule, you’ll want to make sure you know how everyone will be traveling. Here are some of the most popular ways to travel around Buffalo:

  • Public transportation: The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) has buses and rails that service the Buffalo metro area. If you’re traveling in Downtown Buffalo, public transport can be an easy way to travel. Buses and rails don’t service the city’s outer suburbs as often though. So if you want to travel affordably and your itinerary is keeping your group in the heart of Buffalo, public transportation may be the way to go.
  • Uber, Lyft, and other rideshares: Using a rideshare service is convenient but not always group friendly. Most rideshares can only accommodate 6 passengers at a time, which isn’t ideal for big groups running on a tight schedule. You’ll have to hail more than one rideshare and wait for each one to arrive.
  • Private bus rental: Large groups that need a timely transportation option around Buffalo should consider a bus rental. Shofur bus rentals are a comfortable option for groups of all sizes traveling around the Queen City. A minibus rental can help your tour group travel with ease, while a full-size charter bus rental is perfect for large business conferences. You’ll have a private bus with a professional driver dedicated to your travel needs and schedule.

 

Book a Wedding Shuttle in Buffalo

Are you planning your wedding day at one of Buffalo’s many historic venues? Leave your wedding day transportation up to Shofur! A bus rental can be used to shuttle your guests to and from your venues without the hassle of having to organize parking for dozens of vehicles. Taking the day-of transportation off of your guests’ plates can ensure that they enjoy your ceremony to the fullest. It’ll also ensure that the happy couple or wedding planner can rest easy knowing everyone will arrive according to schedule. We’ll also have your transportation covered for pre-wedding events like bachelor and bachelorette parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners. Just let our team know how big your guest list will be and we’ll find the best wedding shuttle bus rental for your event.

Here are just a few of our favorite Buffalo wedding venues that we can easily shuttle your guests to:

 

Statler City

Address: 107 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 853-3300

 

The Mansion on Delaware Avenue

Address: 414 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 886-3300

 

500 Pearl Street

Address: 500 Pearl St, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 849-7280

 

Efficient Transportation for Buffalo Business Events

Although New York City may be a major business center, Upstate New York hosts large conferences and conventions as well. If you’re holding an industry event at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, providing a shuttle service can help your attendees travel safely and efficiently. With a business event shuttle service, your attendees won’t have to wait in long lines to park at the convention center. Create a shuttle service with routes picking up and dropping off at business hotels in Downtown Buffalo.

We can also help local Buffalo business transport employees to and from work with a private shuttle service. Our transportation services can be customized to fit your employees’ commuting needs. One of our rental experts will find a bus rental for daily, weekly, or monthly company events. Improve everyone’s commute with a private shuttle equipped with premium amenities like WiFi, reclining seats, and power outlets. Employees can boost their productivity on the road in the mornings or opt to relax before a long day of work.

 

Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

Address: 153 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 855-5555

 

Reserve a Ride to Buffalo Sporting Events

A group of sports fans cheering in a stadium

Home of the Buffalo Bills, Bills Stadium fills up on the game day with thousands of roaring fans. The stadium can get packed on game day and finding parking for your big Bills fan club can be a pain. Having everyone park in different lots can completely throw off your tailgate and the frustration of dealing with traffic can be a rough way to start your day. Let Shofur take your fan club to a big game in a private bus rental. Rent a bus to your Buffalo sporting event with plenty of space for your whole group to ride together with all your tailgating gear stored onboard. If you’re more of a hockey lover, Shofur can also help your group of Buffalo Sabres fans travel to KeyBank Center safely.

 

Bills Stadium

Address: 1 Bills Dr, Orchard Park, NY 14127

Phone number: (716) 648-1800

Home of the Buffalo Bills NFL team.

 

KeyBank Center

Address: 1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 855-4100

Home of the Buffalo Sabres NHL team

 

Safe Transportation for Buffalo Field Trips

Looking for an educational destination in Buffalo for your next field trip? The Queen City has plenty of locations to take your school class, youth group, scout troop, or community organizations! Once you pick your educational destination, you can count on Shofur to get you there. When you rent a bus with Shofur, you’ll have a thoroughly inspected vehicle that’s undergone routine maintenance before your field trip. You’ll also have a professional driver with a clean record and drug test to keep your students safe throughout their trip. Book a bus rental in Buffalo with onboard TVs and WiFi to keep your students entertained on the way to these popular field trip spots:

 

Albright-Knox Gallery

Address: 1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14222

Phone: (716) 882-8700

The Albright-Knox Gallery ranks as one of the top art galleries in the entire state, with art ranging from classical representations of ancient times to modern works created by living artists.

 

American Repertory Theater

Address: 545 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222

Phone: (716) 697-0837

The American Repertory Theater of Western New York puts on at least four performances every year, including classic shows like “The Crucible” and “The Man Who Came to Dinner.”

 

Buffalo Museum of Science

Address: 1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211

Phone: (716) 896-5200

This museum is located in Downtown Buffalo and offers interactive educational exhibits about topics like the mummies of ancient Egypt, dinosaurs, and the natural landscape of New York.

 

Rent a Bus from Buffalo to Niagara Falls State Park

Niagara Falls State Park

Niagara Falls is only about a 25 minute drive from Buffalo and the beautiful state park shouldn't be missed if you’re in Upstate New York. On average, Niagara Falls State Park sees over 9 million visitors every year. This means massive crowds and possible parking problems on busy days like weekends. There are a few companies that offer pre-scheduled buses to Niagara Falls, but large groups may not have the easiest time snagging enough tickets to accommodate everyone. Instead, rent a private bus to the park! Hop on a bus rental with a professional driver dedicated to working according to your schedule. Have your driver park at Parking Lot 3 while your group explore sites like the Cave of the Winds and takes the famous Maid of the Mist ferry tour.

 

Niagara Falls State Park

Address: 332 Prospect St, Niagara Falls, NY 1430

Phone: (716) 278-1796

 

Our Favorite Group-Friendly Destinations in Buffalo

Are you planning a private trip or tour around Buffalo? Organize your trip and leave how you’ll get there up to Shofur! Consider adding these group-friendly destinations to your itinerary:

 

Canalside

Address: 44 Prime St, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 436-7100

Canalside is a waterfront park, marketplace, and neighborhood in the heart of Buffalo. Enjoy views of the Erie Canal, rent paddle boats or water bikes, louge out on the grass and have a picnic, or enjoy season activities like ice skating. History tours and community events are held throughout the year and are perfect for groups.

 

Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House

Address: 125 Jewett Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 856-3858

This famous home was designed by iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright for local businessman Darwin D. Martin. The Martin House is considered one of Wright’s most important works in the Prairie School era and style of architecture. Group tours are available with prior registration.

 

Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park

Address: 1 Naval Park CV, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 847-1773

Take a trip through naval history at this waterfront park located on the Buffalo River. This park is home to the USS Croaker, USS Little Rock, and USS The Sullivans. All three ships have been converted into museums with historic exhibits and retired tanks, jets, and military gear.

 

Rent a Bus in Buffalo with Shofur

The Shofur team is available 24/7 to answer any of you bus rental questions and to get you a free, personalized quote. Get your Buffalo group trip started by reserving your transportation at 1-800-436-8719.

Prices for Charter Buses and Minibuses in Buffalo

Vehicles Passengers Luggage Hourly Min Hrs
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CHARTER BUS

57 55
$110 - $170
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MINI BUS

25 7
$105 - $160
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