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Why Rent a Charter Bus in Salt Lake City?

The Salt Lake City skyline backdropped by a mountain range

We get it: not every travel group will need a charter bus rental. Small groups with just a handful of people can easily travel around Salt Lake City in a personal vehicle, through a rideshare service, or on public transportation. If you have a large group though, you’ll want to think about easy and stress-free options to keep everyone together. Take a look at these ways your group can travel around Salt Lake City during your trip:

●      Salt Lake City Public Transportation (UTA): Salt Lake City has a commuter train (Frontrunner), light rail service (TRAX), a streetcar, and a bus system that services a big portion of the metro area. UTA offers affordable fare at $2.50 per person and can be convenient for solo travelers or small groups headed to destinations like the Salt Lake City International Airport or the University of Utah. But if you’re traveling with a big group that’s on a tight schedule, waiting around for a train or bus for 30 minutes may not be feasible.

●      Rideshare Services and Taxis: Taking Uber, Lyft, or local taxis can be a quick way to travel if you need to hail a vehicle at a moment’s notice. Fares can fluctuate quite a bit though, and if you have a large group, you’ll need to request more than one vehicle.

●      Salt Lake City Charter Bus Rentals: Shofur’s bus rental services are customized to each travel group’s unique needs. Smaller groups can rent a minibus for up to 20 people and larger groups can reserve a full-sized charter bus rental for up to 56 people. Your bus rental can include comfortable amenities like reclining seats, WiFi, and TVs with DVD players. Each private bus rental also includes a professional driver who will be working on your time and itinerary, so you won’t need to rush to catch a bus or wait around for multiple rideshares.

Book a Wedding Shuttle in Salt Lake City

Whether your wedding is going to be big and extravagant or small and intimate, Shofur can easily take care of your guest transportation. If you’re hosting your wedding at your church but having your reception at a local event space like the Garden Place, a wedding shuttle can keep your guests from getting lost between venues. They won’t arrive late after making a wrong turn or struggling to find parking in busy areas like Downtown Salt Lake City. Book a wedding shuttle bus rental and leave the rest up to Shofur! One of our rental experts will help you pick the best type of bus rental and plan out routes to keep your wedding running smoothly.

Corporate Event Transportation in Salt Lake City

Shofur has provided professional transportation for business events across the U.S. We have options to cover everything from employee shuttle services in Downtown and Central City to conference transportation to Salt Palace Convention Center. Reserve a fleet of charter bus rentals with WiFi and power outlets for convention attendees as they travel from local hotels or offices. We can even organize a fleet of minibuses to serve as shuttles to take your employees to and from work. If you need help building shuttle routes or you’re not sure what types of buses would be best for your company, a Shofur rental expert will be happy to help you plan out the details.

Reserve your corporate bus rental to these top conference venues in the Salt Lake City area:

Salt Palace Convention Center

Address: 100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Phone: (385) 468-2222

 

Mountain America Exposition Center

Address: 9575 S, State St, Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: (385) 468-2260

 

Utah Valley Convention Center

Address: 220 W Center St, Provo, UT 84601

Phone: (801) 851-2200

Spacious Charter Bus Rentals for Salt Lake City Sporting Events

Sports fans cheering at a basketball game

Is your Utah Jazz fan club tired of struggling to find parking for everyone’s car at Vivint Smart Home Arena? Forget about having to find several spots next to each other in the arena’s parking lots or losing track of group members who may have gotten stuck in game-day gridlock. Travel with your entire fan club in tow in your own private bus rental! Your bus rental will have all the space you need to pack up tailgating gear and sports equipment if you’ll be on the field instead of in the stands. Local amateur teams and fans alike will have a spacious and reliable ride to sporting events in Salt Lake City and beyond.

Vivint Smart Home Arena

Address: 301 S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Phone: (801) 325-2000

Home to the Utah Jazz (NBA)

 

Rio Tinto Stadium

Address: 9256 S, State St, Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: (844) 732-5849

Home to the Real Salt Lake (MLS) and Utah Royals FC (NWSL)

 

Zions Bank Stadium

Address: 14787 Academy Pkwy, Herriman, UT 84096
Phone: (801) 935-4045

Home to the Utah Warriors (MLR)

Field Trip Transportation in Salt Lake City

If your students are tired of having to travel on old school buses, you may want to consider upgrading to a charter bus rental for your next field trip. We’ve serviced schools, community organizations, youth groups, and scout troops with safe bus rentals across the U.S. Students can enjoy movies with onboard TVs and DVD players while chaperones can relax in reclining seats or work on activity plans with WiFi.

Reserve your school’s bus rental to these top Salt Lake City educational destinations:

An aerial view of the Utah State Capitol with mountains in the background

Utah State Capitol Building

Address: 350 State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Phone: (801) 538-1800

Highlights: Beautiful historic building that serves as head of state government; offers free tours that explore the building’s history and architecture, including State Supreme Court quarters and the Governor's Office; guided tours available with priority for school groups with children in grade four and higher

Bus rental parking tip: Designated parking areas for school buses, tour buses, and charter buses are available on the west side of East Capitol Boulevard.

 

Clark Planetarium

Address: 110 S 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Phone: (385) 468-7827
Highlights: Museum and theater that offers science-related exhibits; explore Earth and our solar system through interactive exhibits and films in the Dome Theater; field trip reservations available at least two weeks in advance

Bus rental parking tip: Clark Planetarium is located in The Gateway and most parking is located in underground garages. Be sure to inquire about charter bus rental parking when you make your group’s reservation.

 

Hogle Zoo

Address: 2600 Sunnyside Ave S, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: (801) 584-1700
Highlights: 42-acre zoo with more than 800 animals; popular animal residents include polar bears, African lions, and Amur tigers; offers a variety of school, community, and scout programs with prior reservation

Bus rental parking tip: Bus parking varies depending on the time of year. Your bus driver will either need to park on the east side of the Main Parking Lot or in the North Parking Lot.

Easy Transportation for Salt Lake City Religious Events

Shofur has transportation solutions available for religious events of all sizes. Rent a recurring shuttle for your weekly worship service, or rent a fleet of buses for a special annual event. No matter the size of your congregation, Shofur will make sure everyone has the best ride possible. If you need an ADA-accessible bus rental for elderly members or passengers with mobility concerns, just let your reservation expert know. We’ll be sure your bus rental is equipped with a wheelchair lift, hand railings, and additional features to keep everyone comfortable.

Our Favorite Group-Friendly Destinations in Salt Lake City

Groups traveling for private tours will have plenty to see in Salt Lake City. Hop on your private bus rental and ride to these popular destinations with your group:

Temple Square surrounded by blooming flowers

Temple Square

Address: 50 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Phone: (801) 531-1000

Highlights: Historic square that serves as an important symbol to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; several buildings open to the public including the Assembly Hall, the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, the Beehive House, and the Salt Lake Temple Visitor Center

Charter bus rental parking tip: Temple Square is located in Salt Lake City’s busy Downtown/City Center area and parking can be difficult. Oversized vehicles like charter buses will likely need to park at the nearby Church Conference Center.

 

Great Salt Lake

Address: Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: (801) 259-1898
Highlights: Famous lake that gave Utah’s capital its name; recreation area overlooking 20,000-square-mile lake; activities include swimming and hiking on Antelope Island, wildlife viewing at Great Salt Lake State Park, and taking photos from Ensign Peak

Charter bus rental parking tip: The Great Salt Lake has several visitor areas that each have their own parking policy.

 

Natural History Museum of Utah

Address: 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Phone: (801) 581-6927
Highlights: Museum focusing on Utah’s unique natural landscape; exhibits include dinosaur bones unearthed in Utah, artifacts from prehistoric cultures dating back to 11,500 BC, and modern art and cultural artifacts from Utah’s Native American nations

Charter bus rental parking tip: Groups traveling by charter bus must have their driver park along Colorow Road just west of the museum.

 

Book A Salt Lake City Bus Rental Today

Getting a bus rental quote for your group trip starts with giving us a call! The Shofur rental team is available around the clock at 1-800-436-8719 to get your group in the best bus rental for your trip. You’ll just need to have your trip details on hand and we’ll get you an accurate, no-obligation quote in just a few minutes. 

Prices for Charter Buses and Minibuses in Salt Lake City

Vehicles Passengers Luggage Hourly Min Hrs Cross State
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CHARTER BUS

57 55
$110 - $170
5
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MINI BUS

25 7
$105 - $160
5

Charter Bus Companies Serving Salt Lake City , Utah

  • Bus Company : 1058

    Insurance

    $5,000,000

    Reported crashes

    0

    In Business since

    1995

    Buses in fleet

    0

    US DOT #

    20******

    US DOT Verified

    Yes

  • Bus Company : 1231

    Insurance

    $5,000,000

    Reported crashes

    0

    In Business since

    1990

    Buses in fleet

    20

    US DOT #

    43****

    US DOT Verified

    Yes

    Vehicles Quantity Make Year Pass

    CHARTER BUS

    20 Setra 2007 55
    • Bus Company : 1232

      Insurance

      $5,000,000

      Reported crashes

      0

      In Business since

      1993

      Buses in fleet

      12

      US DOT #

      53****

      US DOT Verified

      Yes

      Vehicles Quantity Make Year Pass

      CHARTER BUS

      12 MCI 2006 56
    • Bus Company : 1233

      Insurance

      $5,000,000

      Reported crashes

      0

      In Business since

      2005

      Buses in fleet

      4

      US DOT #

      25*****

      US DOT Verified

      Yes

      Vehicles Quantity Make Year Pass

      CHARTER BUS

      4 Van Hool 2008 57
    • Bus Company : 1237

      Insurance

      $50,000

      Reported crashes

      0

      In Business since

      1951

      Buses in fleet

      1

      US DOT #

      54*****

      US DOT Verified

      Yes

      Vehicles Quantity Make Year Pass

      CHARTER BUS

      1 Setra 11 0
    • Bus Company : 1371

      Insurance

      $5,000,000

      Reported crashes

      0

      In Business since

      1951

      Buses in fleet

      50

      US DOT #

      30****

      US DOT Verified

      Yes

      Vehicles Quantity Make Year Pass

      CHARTER BUS

      50 Van Hool 2008 56
    • Bus Company : 1463

      Insurance

      $5,000,000

      Reported crashes

      0

      In Business since

      1951

      Buses in fleet

      50

      US DOT #

      41**

      US DOT Verified

      Yes

      Vehicles Quantity Make Year Pass

      CHARTER BUS

      50 Van Hool 2008 55
    • Bus Company : 1536

      Insurance

      $5,000,000

      Reported crashes

      0

      In Business since

      1951

      Buses in fleet

      1

      US DOT #

      11****

      US DOT Verified

      Yes

      Vehicles Quantity Make Year Pass

      CHARTER BUS

      1 Prevost 2010 57
    • Bus Company : 1537

      Insurance

      $5,000,000

      Reported crashes

      0

      In Business since

      1970

      Buses in fleet

      10

      US DOT #

      50****

      US DOT Verified

      Yes

      Vehicles Quantity Make Year Pass

      CHARTER BUS

      10 Volvo 2007 57
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