Rent a bus from Detroit Charter Bus Company

Whether you’re traveling to the GM headquarters for work or escorting a group of students to the Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit Charter Bus Company can help you find a charter bus or minibus for your group. Call our reservation specialists anytime at 313-558-8239 to start planning your next major trip.

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Frequently Asked Questions in Detroit


What parts of Detroit do you serve?

All of it! We can take your group from Rosedale Park to Morningside and even to suburbs around the city, like Grosse Pointe Park, Birmingham, and Beverly Hills.


How much does a charter bus cost in Detroit?

It’s difficult to estimate the exact cost of a bus until we know when you’re traveling, where you’re going, and how many buses you’ll need. You can check out our pricing guide to get a rough estimate of how much your trip may cost. Then, call us at 313-558-8239 for a free, no-obligation quote.


How far in advance should I book?

We’ve managed to find buses with only a few days’ notice, but in general, the further in advance you call, the better chance you have of getting exactly the buses you want. We recommend calling anywhere from 3-6 months prior to your trip.


What types of buses do you have?

We offer a variety of bus rentals, from 18-passenger minibuses to 56-passenger full-size buses. You can also request optional amenities like reclining seats, WiFi, and flat-screen TVs, and we’ll do our best to find a bus that has them.


Does my bus come with a driver?

Yes. When you pay for your bus, you also pay for the services of a fully certified driver. You aren’t allowed to drive your own bus, but the good news is that you can relax and enjoy the services of a professional.

Charter bus services we offer in Detroit

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Sports Team Minibus & Charter Bus Rental

Whether you’re escorting a youth basketball team to a tournament or taking a group of fans to see the Tigers in action, Detroit CBC can help you find the charter buses you need. Store all of your sports or tailgating gear in the abundant storage space while a professional takes you to the game.

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Wedding Shuttle Bus & Charter Bus Rental

Keep your wedding day running smoothly with a private shuttle bus that operates on your schedule. Transport guests from their hotel to the ceremony, from the ceremony to the reception, and back to their hotel at the end of the night.

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Corporate shuttle service

Corporate Shuttle Service

If you need to offer temporary or permanent shuttle service for your employees, Detroit CBC can help you set up your schedule and route. A charter bus offers a safe, comfortable, and private way to transport your team to work each day.

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School Event Minibus & Charter Bus Rental

When you’re planning an overnight field trip or a trip involving dozens of buses, you need to know your students will have safe, reliable transportation. We’ll provide a licensed, professional driver and a thoroughly inspected bus to carry your students around Detroit.

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Private Trip

Private Trip Minibus & Charter Bus Rental

Planning a nonprofit fundraiser or family reunion? Let Detroit Charter Bus Company provide the transportation. Your charter buses will arrive when you need them and drop you off exactly where you plan to go so your event keeps running smoothly.

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Top Things to See & Do in Detroit

Learn about Motown, explore contemporary art, and see a live show with the help of Detroit Charter Bus Company. When you book with us, you won’t have to worry about navigating Detroit’s public bus system or splitting your group up into different rideshares.

We’ll provide a charter bus with a professional driver to take you everywhere you want to go, from The Henry Ford Museum to Comerica Park. Just let us know how many people you’re bringing, what destinations you plan to visit, and when you need to arrive, and our 24/7 team will arrange your transportation. Here are just a few of the popular destinations you can explore with your group:


Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit Institute of Arts

Located in the middle of Detroit, DIA has more than 100 galleries, making it one of the biggest art museums in the U.S. The collection includes art created by luminaries like Diego Rivera, Pablo Picasso, Caravaggio, and Frida Kahlo. You’ll also find an incredible assortment of works by Black artists at the General Motors Center for African American Art.

Address: 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 833-7900

The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

Henry Ford Museum

Focused on the ideas of transportation and invention, this museum contains exhibits on race cars, Presidential limousines, trains, and the history of flight. You can even see famous vehicles like the limousine where John F. Kennedy was assassinated and the bus where Rosa Parks began her world-changing boycott. If you’re bringing students, don’t miss the hands-on activities in the Mathematics exhibit.

Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124
Phone: (313) 982-6001

Belle Isle

Belle Isle fountain

This island in the middle of the Detroit River provides a home for a wide array of attractions. If you’d like to spend some time outside, take your group to the disc golf course, playground, or walking trails. Belle Isle has more to offer than just parks, though. You can also visit the island’s aquarium, its conservatory, or its museum dedicated to the Great Lakes.

Address: 99 Pleasure Dr, Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: (313) 833-7900

Motown Museum

Motown Museum

You can’t visit Detroit without learning about the history of Motown. Hitsville, U.S.A. owner Berry Gordy began welcoming musicians in 1959, and throughout the 60s and 70s Motown was probably the most influential recording studio in America. Esther Gordy Edwards founded the museum in 1985, and it now includes the famous Studio A, where Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and The Temptations recorded, and the apartment where Berry Gordy used to live with his family. Both locations are packed with Motown records, photographs, and posters.

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Address: 2648 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208
Phone: (313) 875-2264

GM Renaissance Center

Downtown Detroit skyline

General Motors’ Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit isn’t just the company’s headquarters. It’s the site of a Marriott hotel, an abundance of restaurants and stores, and a food court. Spend the day shopping, and then let your group pick where they want to eat while you gaze at the cars on display or at the Detroit River visible through the windows.

Address: 400 Renaissance Dr W, Detroit, MI 48243
Phone: (313) 567-3126

Detroit Zoo

Zebras at Detroit Zoo

The Detroit Zoo is famous for its polar bears and for its train that’s beloved by kids. But that’s not all the zoo has to offer. You’ll find more than 2,000 animals here, including penguins, giraffes, lions, prairie dogs, and North American river otters. The Zoo also offers discounts for groups of 15+ people, so it’s a great place to go while on a charter bus tour.

Address: 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: (248) 541-5717

Comerica Park

Comerica Park outfield

Cheer on the Detroit Tigers at this ballpark adorned with tiger statues and a 50-foot Ferris wheel. You can also choose from an eclectic selection of food that ranges from bahn mi to Beyond Burgers and alcohol-infused ice cream sandwiches. Kids will love the Comerica Carousel, which has 30 hand-painted tigers for them to ride.

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Address: 2100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 962-4000

Fox Theatre

Interior of Fox Theatre

First opened in 1928 as a movie theater, this theater is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It’s worth visiting just to see the enormous gilded ceiling and elegant gold frame surrounding the stage, but you can also plan to catch a show from performers like Celtic Woman, Jay Leno, and Blue Man Group.

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Address: 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 471-7000

Bus Options in Detroit


Charter Buses

Ideal for longer trips and large groups, full-size charter buses can hold up to 56 people and include onboard restrooms. You can also request amenities like reclining seats, WiFi, and flat-screen TVs to help your group relax.



If you need to get a small group around the city quickly and don’t want to contend with rideshares, minibuses are a great option. Each minibus has overhead storage compartments for small bags, and you can request flat-screen TVs, a DVD player, and WiFi onboard.

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