Why Rent an Erie Charter Bus With Shofur?

Charter bus rentals with Shofur in the Erie area offer a multitude of compelling benefits that make them an attractive transportation option for groups of all sizes:

You can book a transportation service tailored to your group's specific needs, ensuring that you have the perfect charter bus rental to accommodate your group size and any unique requirements you may have. With a wide variety of bus options available, from minibuses to full-size coach bus rentals, you can rest assured that you'll have ample space and comfort throughout your journey.

Nationwide coverage means that no matter where you're headed, you'll be able to find reliable and safe transportation. Whether you're traveling within the Erie area or venturing to a neighboring state, you can count on Shofur to provide you with top-notch service to dozens of locations in the United States.

Our commitment to customer satisfaction is unparalleled, with 24/7 customer support available to answer any questions or concerns you may have. With a team of experienced drivers who prioritize safety and punctuality, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride knowing that you're in good hands. Affordable pricing and flexible scheduling options make it easy to find transportation that fits your budget and schedule, ensuring that you can travel with ease and peace of mind.

Charter bus rentals also come equipped with a range of amenities, including air conditioning, comfortable seating, and onboard restrooms, making your journey as comfortable and enjoyable as your destination. And with no need to worry about navigating unfamiliar roads or dealing with traffic, you can make the most of your time in Erie without any unnecessary stress.

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Charter Bus Rental Options in Erie

Shofur offers a wide range of charter bus options in the Erie area to suit groups of all sizes and needs.

Full-size charter buses are a popular choice for larger groups, offering seating for up to 56 passengers. These spacious charter bus rentals feature ample legroom, comfortable seating, air conditioning, and other amenities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable journey.

For smaller groups, minibuses offer seating for up to 20 passengers. These bus rentals come equipped with air conditioning, comfortable seating, and other amenities to ensure a pleasant journey.

Sprinter vans are another great option for small to medium-sized groups, offering seating for up to 12 passengers. These vehicles are perfect for more intimate gatherings, such as weddings or corporate events, and come equipped with air conditioning, comfortable seating, and other amenities.

Available charter bus options are not only comfortable and reliable but also affordable. With flexible pricing and scheduling options, you can find transportation that fits your budget and schedule without sacrificing quality or comfort.

Group Transportation Services We Offer in Erie

Shofur offers a wide range of charter bus services in the Erie area to cater to various group transportation needs:

  • Corporate shuttle services: Address the last-mile transportation gap for your employees by providing a custom office shuttle service from your downtown office to nearby neighborhoods or transportation hubs.
  • Educational field trip bus rentals: Make your school trip to Erie's famous attractions, such as the Erie Maritime Museum or Presque Isle State Park, hassle-free by booking a modern, air-conditioned charter bus.
  • College and university campus bus rentals: Map your inter- and intra-campus shuttle routes and let us handle the rest to ensure students arrive on time and safely for classes.
  • Sports team bus rentals: Book custom fleets for your team, or travel with fellow fans to support your favorite Erie Otters or Bayhawks team.
  • Private trip bus rentals: Take a custom tour of Erie's top attractions, such as Waldameer Park or the Erie Zoo, with a professional driver and a private charter bus rental.
  • Religious group bus rentals: Schedule bus rentals for your weekly church gatherings or retreats to nearby destinations like the Chautauqua Institution.
  • Wedding bus rentals: Shuttle your wedding guests to and from your downtown Erie wedding venue or any other suburban venues with a professional driver and a comfortable charter bus rental.
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Efficient Corporate Shuttle Services in Erie

Discover the convenience and efficiency of Shofur's corporate shuttle bus services in Erie, Pennsylvania. With a range of options from charter buses to minibuses, Shofur caters to the transportation needs of businesses attending events at prominent venues like the Bayfront Convention Center and Erie Insurance Arena. Shofur can also provide seamless transit solutions for employees commuting to and from office parks such as the Millcreek Mall Complex and the Knowledge Park at Penn State Behrend.

Corporate groups utilizing Shofur's shuttle services will appreciate the array of amenities available, including Wi-Fi, power outlets, and comfortable reclining seats, ensuring a productive and comfortable journey for all passengers. Additionally, Shofur's scheduling flexibility allows businesses to customize pick-up and drop-off times, routes, and even multiple stops, providing an efficient and tailored travel experience.

Shuttles for Weddings in Erie

Experience the elegance and convenience of Shofur's wedding shuttle bus services in the Erie area, offering charter bus and minibus rentals for your special day. Transport your guests in style to popular wedding venues such as the Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center, the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel, or the picturesque Gannon University Boathouse. Wedding parties who book wedding shuttle service will appreciate the wide array of amenities available, including air conditioning, plush seating, and ample storage space for luggage or gifts. Furthermore, Shofur's flexibility allows for tailored pick-up and drop-off locations, as well as adjustments to the transportation schedule, ensuring a smooth and efficient journey for your guests.

Travel Comfortably to Erie Sporting Events

Elevate your game day experience with sports team shuttle bus services in the Erie area. Travel in comfort and style to popular sports venues such as UPMC Park, home of the Erie SeaWolves, or the Erie Insurance Arena, where the Erie Otters and the Erie BayHawks showcase their skills. Additionally, a private charter bus rental enables athletic teams to travel all together and comfortably aboard a spacious vehicle that’s large enough to hold everyone’s personal belongings and heavy sporting equipment. With Shofur's reliable transportation services, you can focus on cheering for your favorite team while ensuring a hassle-free experience for your entire group.

Efficient Field Trip Charter Bus Rentals in Erie

A private, premium charter bus rental ensures a comfortable and enjoyable journey for students, scouts, campers, and youth groups alike. With a strong focus on safety, Shofur collaborates exclusively with professional and fully-certified bus operators, providing peace of mind for educators and group leaders throughout the trip. Charter bus rentals in Erie offer a superior travel experience compared to traditional school buses, boasting climate control systems to maintain a pleasant environment for young passengers. Plus, amenities such as Wi-Fi and TVs with DVD players enhance the journey, keeping students entertained and engaged throughout the ride!

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Popular Locations in Erie for a Group Trip

Shofur provides a hassle-free way for people to charter a bus to popular locations in Erie, Pennsylvania. With a charter bus, you can easily explore the different areas of Erie without worrying about transportation logistics:

  •  Presque Isle State Park: This beautiful park offers sandy beaches, hiking trails, and water activities. Take a dip in Lake Erie or rent a paddleboat to explore the lagoons.
  • Erie Maritime Museum: Learn about Erie's rich maritime history and explore the U.S. Brig Niagara, a replica of the ship that played a vital role in the War of 1812.
  • Waldameer Park & Water World: Enjoy the thrill of rides and slides at this amusement park that's been entertaining visitors since 1896. Try the Ravine Flyer II, one of the world's best wooden roller coasters.
  • Erie Zoo: Visit over 400 animals from around the world, including tigers, giraffes, and red pandas. Take a ride on the zoo train or visit the children's zoo.
  • Erie Art Museum: Explore over 8,000 works of art from a variety of cultures and time periods, including contemporary art and works by Pennsylvania artists. Check out the museum's events and workshops.
  • Tom Ridge Environmental Center: Discover the natural beauty of Pennsylvania at this LEED-certified center that features interactive exhibits and a 75-foot observation tower with stunning views of Lake Erie.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answer is: it depends. When you call one of our 24/7 reservation specialists with your trip details, they will build a quote for you based on a few factors, including how far you'll be traveling, which bus you rent, how many hours or days you will need the rental, and where and when you will be picked up. Depending on your trip itinerary, your rental cost will be broken down by hour, day, or mile.

You can learn more on our charter bus pricing page, and your reservation specialist will be happy to break down pricing further when you call.

Our network offers full-size charter buses, minibus rentals, and sprinter vans. Full-size charter bus rentals are great for larger groups or longer distance trips and can accommodate up to 56 passengers, while minibus rentals work well for medium-sized groups of 12 to 25 passengers. Groups even smaller than that can rent a sprinter van, which comfortably accommodates up to 12 people.

Visit our buses page to learn more about the charter bus options available in Shofur's network.

Every bus model in our network comes with their own special amenities and capabilities, including but not limited to:

  • WiFi and/or power outlets
  • A/C and heating
  • TV monitors and a DVD player
  • Onboard restrooms
  • AM/FM radio
  • Overhead storage bins
  • Luggage bays
  • ADA accessible features

If you have a specific amenity request, be sure to let your reservation specialist know and they will be happy to work with you to find the best bus for your group.

When you call to get a free, no-obligation quote, you will get a number that is transparent and all-inclusive. Below is a list of components your quote covers:

  • The bus itself
  • A professional charter bus driver
  • The bus's mileage and fuel
  • Insurance
  • Tolls
  • Processing fees

Remember that your quote will not include certain aspects that are out of Shofur's control or at your own discretion, such as:

  • Gratuity for your driver (at your discretion, typically 5-10% of the total cost of the rental)
  • Parking fees
  • Lodging for your driver (required for multi-day trips)

No. Your professional, trained, and highly experienced charter bus driver will take care of all the driving so you can sit back and relax during your journey. Each charter bus driver has undergone numerous background checks and driving tests to ensure their safety and expertise.

Yes. A fee of 10% of the total cost of the trip is due at the time of your booking.

Your rental will need to be paid in full 7 days before your trip date.

Most charter bus providers will allow you to drink on your bus. However, be sure to let your reservation specialist know so that they can determine for sure. Also, be mindful about not leaving a mess behind, or you may be subject to a cleaning fee that is usually $250.