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Why Rent a Charter Bus in Newark?

The Downtown Newark skyline along the Passaic River.

Driving anywhere in New Jersey is notoriously stressful. From bumper-to-bumper traffic to angry drivers, there’s a lot that can make traveling around Newark a horrible experience. Add a big group of people to the equation and you’ll have even more stress on your plate. Before embarking on your Newark trip, you’ll want to closely consider the ways you can travel around the city.

  • NJ Transit: The New Jersey public transit system includes a bus, light rail, and train. You’ll find several stops for each form of transportation in Newark, which makes utilizing public transit relatively easy. The fare for NJ Transit varies depending on your origin stop and which form of transportation you’re taking. Using NJ Transit can be a great option for solo travelers or small groups, but if you’re traveling with a dozen or so people, it may not be the most efficient option. You’ll have to corral everyone on and off buses or trains and cross your fingers that you’re at the right stop.
  • Taxis, Uber, and Lyft: Hailing a transportation service on demand can be a great option to travel around Newark on your own time. Unfortunately, hailing a taxi or rideshare can get very expensive depending on when and where you’re traveling. Between traffic congestion and needing to hail more than one vehicle for your large group, you may be paying a hefty fare. You’ll also likely need to wait some time for your taxi or rideshare to arrive if you’re traveling for a big event or in a congested area.
  • Private charter bus rentals: Booking a bus rental in Newark means your entire group will have a private ride and a dedicated driver for your trip. You won’t have to look for seats to accommodate everyone on the train or wait for an extended time for several rideshares. Shofur bus rentals come in various sizes so you won’t have to worry about paying for extra space that you don’t need. You can also request a bus rental with amenities like WiFi, power outlets, and reclining seats to stay comfortable while traveling on your own time. 

Wedding Shuttles in Newark

Keep your Newark wedding running on time with a shuttle bus rental. Don't worry about frantically taking calls from guests trying to find your venue and asking about where to park. Leave your day-of transportation up to us! Whether you’re having a massive wedding at Nanina’s in the Park or a quaint service at Chandelier, Shofur will have your wedding transportation handled. Reserving a wedding shuttle bus will take some stress off of the soon-to-be newlyweds, wedding planner, and guests by making sure everyone has a ride to the venue. Focus on enjoying such an important day while we take care of the transportation.

Newark Business Event Transportation

A group of businesspeople listening to a convention speaker

Commuting in the Newark area can be tough for employees, especially to offices in Jersey City and New York City at peak travel times. Dealing with traffic and bad drivers isn’t a great way to start a productive workday. It also isn’t a wonderful way to start a long day of business conference seminars and workshops. Shofur can provide employee shuttle services for daily Newark commuters and bus rentals for industry events. We’ll pair your business with a minibus shuttle for daily services or a fleet of full-sized buses at conference centers across the metro area.

Prudential Center

Address: 25 Lafayette St, Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: (973) 757-6000

Total meeting space: 156,474 sq. ft.

Meadowlands Exposition Center

Address: 355 Plaza Drive Secaucus, NJ 07094

Phone: (201) 330-7773

Total meeting space: 61,000 sq. ft.

Javits Center

Address: 655 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

Phone: (212) 216-2000

Total meeting space: 844,780 sq. ft.

 

Support Your Top New Jersey and New York Sports Teams

Tired of waiting on your friends to make it to MetLife Stadium for a Giants game? Don’t sweat having your friends of fellow fan club members arriving late for the game. Instead of driving separately to Newark area sporting events, book a bus rental for your group. A gameday bus rental will keep your groups of fans together with the entire ride to the stadium. You won’t need to meticulously organize parking for multiple cars so you can tailgate together. With a private bus rental, you’ll only need to secure one parking space for an oversized vehicle and leave the rest up to your professional driver.

MetLife Stadium

Address: 1 MetLife Stadium Dr, East Rutherford, NJ 07073

Phone: (201) 559-1515

Home to the New York Giants (NFL) and New York Jets (NFL).

Prudential Center

Address: 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199

Phone: (973) 757‑6000

Home to the New Jersey Devils (NHL).

Red Bull Arena

Address: 600 Cape May St, Harrison, NJ 07029

Phone: (973) 268-8420

Home to the New York Red Bulls (MLS) and Sky Blue FC (NWSL).

 

Safe Field Trip Charter Buses in Newark

At Shofur, we prioritize passenger safety above all else. Newark schools, youth groups, and scout troops will be paired with a fully-certified bus driver and thoroughly inspected bus rental for field trips throughout the metro area. You can also keep your students entertained with onboard amenities like WiFi and TVs with DVD players.

Reserve a bus rental for your students to travel to these top Newark educational destinations:

Turtle Back Zoo

Address: 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

Phone: (973) 731-5800

Turtle Back Zoo is located about 20 minutes from Newark and houses around 1,400 animals representing more than 300 species. Some of the zoo’s most popular residents include sea lions, red pandas, prairie dogs, and a variety of butterflies. Educational programs and group tours of the zoo are available with prior reservation. 

The Newark Museum of Art

Address: 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: (973) 596-6550

The Newark Museum of Art has a collection spanning 80 galleries with popular exhibits including art from several nations in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Students will learn about indigenous arts from people of the American Great Lakes, ceremonial objects from Tibetan Buddhist monks, traditional arts from the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria, and local New Jersey history in the Ballantine House. The museum offers family and community programs as well as virtual and in-person field trips for schools.

Thomas Edison National Historic Park

Address: 211 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052

Phone: (973) 736-0550

This National Historic Park preserves the home and chemistry lab of famed American inventor Thomas Edison. In the expansive estate, visitors will learn about Edison’s life and contributions to the development of silent and sound movies, motion picture cameras, phonographs, sound recordings, and alkaline batteries. Ranger-led field trips are offered with prior reservations for school groups of all ages.

 

Airport Transfer Shuttles from EWR

People lining up at a gate in an airport

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) usually has some of the most affordable airfare in the metro area, making it a popular and busy airport for travelers. Don’t stress about rushing to catch a pre-scheduled shuttle or waiting for a fleet of rideshares to pick up your big travel group. Shofur offers personalized airport transfer shuttles for travelers flying into and out of EWR. You won’t have to run through the airport to catch a shuttle or struggle to fit all your luggage in an Uber. Your shuttle bus rental will be functioning on your unique itinerary and you’ll have more than enough storage space you’ll need to accommodate your whole group. 

 

Reserve a Newark Bus Rental with Shofur

The Shofur team is available anytime at 1-800-436-8719 to help you rent a bus in Newark.  Leave all of your group transportation needs up to us so everyone in your travel group can enjoy themselves to the fullest. Just give us a call with your Newark trip details and you’ll have a free, personalized bus rental quote in no time.

Prices for Charter Buses and Minibuses in Newark

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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