Best Event Transportation Options In San Francisco


Planning a large-scale team outing to a future tech escape room offsite or a company holiday party? Managing large groups can be tough, but all you need is a little bit of planning to make things go smoothly. Here are some of the best transportation agencies as well as some fun ways to get there in style. 

RedTie Transportation

Transportation services offered by red tie make your trip a bit more cost-effective, they offer great options for small and large groups and for different occasions and preferences. The business travel includes a shuttle bus with up to 28 passengers, with comfy reclining seats and different utilities like individual reading lights, restrooms, and overhead rack compartments. 

The cost for a shuttle bus is about 24 or 28 Passenger Shuttle Bus – $170.00 + 20% (all inclusive) per hour — 10 hours minimum. 50 Passenger Coach Bus – $205.00 + 20% (all inclusive) per hour — 10 hours minimum.

SF Limo & Bus Charter Express

This top-rated company has a variety of luxury options for your next ride. Whatever the occasion is SF Limo & Bus Charter Express provides you a great service with options like a Mercedes Executive Van with a capacity up to 14 passengers and if you are interested in something for a bigger group then a charter bus should do it with a capacity of 23 up to 56 passengers.  

Pricing for an executive van $725 and a charter bus is $1,170 with a 5-hour minimum.  

San Francisco Bus Charter Company

Rated five stars by the US Bus Association, San Francisco Bus Charter Company provides excellent service all around the Bay Area. With reservation specialists available 24/7 to help you with your booking, and a wide variety of charter buses you can choose from whatever fits your occasion. Options like an 18-passenger minibus all the way to a 56-passenger charter bus if you are hosting a bigger event. 

Pricing chart is available on a website with hour, day, and mile details. Minibus hourly costs around $140-$190 and a large charter bus starts at $160-$230 per hour.

San Francisco Minibus

With over 30 years of service, San Francisco Minibus offers a reliable, comfortable and professional variety of transport you can easily request for your next event. Customer service is available 24 hours and they have overnight trips and out-of-state charters. Rates vary they can be hourly or daily depending on the service of your interest. 

The cost for a minibus with up to 35 passengers is around $150 per hour. 

United Coach Tours 

This company specializes in giving you the best quality service, they even operate their own garage where the buses are inspected to make sure everything is perfect and safe for your ride. United Coach Tours offers different transportation for whatever your event could be. From minibusses to big charters they provide buses with comfortable seating and space. 

The cost for a large coach bus is about $1,300 – $1,700 per day with a capacity of 40 to 60 passengers. 

Cali Party Bus 

Make the most out of your next event with a party bus. A one of a kind experience that you can enjoy with your friends or colleagues. Cali Party Bus brings you a party on wheels, their buses and limos have everything you need for your event to be memorable. From luxurious limos with modern appliances like TVs, a bar, and great lighting and sound ambiance that will make you feel like at a nightclub. 

Prices and rates vary from Sunday -Thursday: $235/hour; Saturday Day: $250/hour; Friday-Saturday Night: $265/hour for 30-40 passenger luxurious limo bus. Pricing on luxury limo buses with 20-28 passengers and restrooms included is Sunday -Thursday: $190/hour; Saturday Day: $200/hour; Friday-Saturday Night: $210/hour. Add-on packages are available for every limo bus with WiFi, ice and water bottles included. 

Fire Engine Tours 

Enjoy a world-famous tour or personal ride with the big red shiny mack fire engine taking you around the city and over the Golden Gate Bridge. You get to see San Francisco like never before! Tours ensure you will have a fun and personalized experience where you also get the chance to wear fire gear to keep you warm while enjoying the views. 

Book a specialty tour with a private charter with up to 14-28 passengers for $550 per hour. 

Hornblower Classic Cable Cars 

You are probably familiar with this one already, this unique way of transportation has been around since the ’80s and it was the first motorized cable car company in America. Hornblower Classic Cable Cars now bring you a private charter experience, whatever your next event might be you can book this motorized cable car for a one-of-a-kind ride you won’t forget. 

The cost for the booking of a private charter is $1,125 with 15 passengers. 

Gillibus Trip 

Go on an adventure with the Gillibus, a bus with an old school look that brings the party on board. This bus either day or night is available for whatever your event or occasion might be with options like overnight camping and mobile performances. All buses include coolers, trash, paper towels, a big sound system featuring speakers plus a microphone, windows that are clear and go down, and plenty of storage.

Pricing on the bus with a capacity of up to 30 people is on daytime $1100 for 4 hours or $1300 for 6 hours and on evenings and Sundays: $900 for 4 hours Additional time is $200/hr. 


There you have it. A full list of unique transportation services that can help move your plans along. Wouldn’t it be fun to bring the party with you to your next event? After all, the ultimate event experience is the journey and not just the destination!