Where to rent a bus?

Bus and Minibus Rentals

Metro Vancouver & B.C.

Below are community agency and private bus rentals available. Do you have a bus or minibus under-utilized and available for rent? Let us know and we’ll post to share!

Community Agencies

Seniors Services Society - Click Here

16 passenger wheelchair accessible bus available. We have a lift that helps individuals with wheelchairs or walkers. If someone has a wheelchair, the driver will fold the last two rows of the bus and the person with a wheelchair will be placed in that spot. The driver will use the straps on the bus to stabilize the wheelchair. Bus rental includes vehicle, driver and fuel. The bus availability varies from month to month. Best to check the monthly calendar for Bus Trips or call the office at 604.520.6621.

Rental cost is $75 per hour (3 hour minimum).

·         $100 refundable deposit is required; and Multiple day pricing is available.

The prices set out comes with 200 kilometer-per-use allowance. Any additional kilometer will be paid for by the Renter at a rate of $0.50 per kilometre.

Disrespect of the bus, or driver will not be tolerated and the driver has the right to terminate the trip should behaviour warrant so.

Food, drinks or smoking are not allowed on the bus.

Any damages, liability or loss incurred on account of negligence by the Renter may result in additional charges.

Seniors Services Society is not responsible for any financial loss, time loss or loss of any other kind caused by such mechanical failure or breakdown of the Bus during the rental period.

For more information or to book phone Karl: 604.520.6621.

Silver Harbour Centre Minibus Rental - Click Here

Silver Harbour Seniors' Activity Centre in North Vancouver is co-owner of a 22-passenger wheelchair accessible bus - available for rent to private and community groups. Minimum 4 hour rental with regular and Non-Profit rates available. May request a driver or supply your own driver with a valid Class 4 licence. For bus rental brochure with more details Click Here

For more information or booking phone: 604.980.2474

Email: info@silverharbourcentre.com

Private Operations

Cheers Cowichan Tours - Click Here

20, 18 or 11 passenger buses with professional, fun drivers specializing in the Cowichan area but can also go anywhere on Vancouver Island! (Some charges for extra mileage may apply if outside Cowichan.) Custom tours and larger buses or private vehicles available upon request.

Rates for event transport vary from $99 to $150 per hour, with a three hour minimum. Weekends and high season rates are $150/hour.

For more information and bus rental click here

Phone: 250.710.7391 or Email: info@cheerscowichan.com

EasyTrips Vancouver - Click Here

Shuttle services & transfers to destinations anywhere in British Columbia, Alberta, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and California.

For a complete list of tours & services click here.

Or for more information phone: 604.448.2306 or Toll-free: 1.855.733.7770.

First Student Charter Bus Rental - Click Here

Wheelchair accessible minibuses available during school hours 9:30 a.m. - 2p.m.

For direct enquiry or quote Click Here (Phone number varies by your location.)

Go Go Charters Click Here

Reservation specialists available 24/7. Multiple locations in B.C. Buses can be organized with passengers for a variety of events, including field trips, church and social outings, private gatherings, and more. Wheelchair accessible vehicles available upon request.

For information and/or booking phone: 1.844.233.2240

Luxury transport Inc. - Click Here

For personal and group rides and tours. Vancouver and Whistler based.

Wheelchair accessible minibus available upon request.

Phone: 604.522.8484 or Toll Free 1.877.425.4692

Email: inquiry@luxbus.com

Lynch Bus Lines - Click Here

Locally owned and operated family business out of Burnaby. Mini bus with seating capacity of 20. Wheelchair lift available.

Phone: 604.439.0842 / Fax: 604.439.1941

Email: info@lynchbuslines.com

Modo - the Car Co-op - Click Here

Modo has vans to share through their car share coop. The Accessibility Van has seats for four passengers plus a wheelchair user which is now parked in Vancouver at Cambie and Broadway, just above the Broadway-City Hall Canada Line station. For more information on Modo’s Accessibility Van click here.

Phone: Vancouver 604.685.1393; Victoria 250.995.0265; Nanaimo 250.741.4141; Kelowna 250.469.6617.

Email: info@modo.coop

Vancouver Minibus - Click Here

Vancouver Minibus has been serving Vancouver, The Vancouver Airport, Victoria, Whistler, Vancouver cruise ships and the lower mainland for over 20 years. Fleet includes Luxury Sedans and 14-28 passenger Minibuses. Pricing does not include tax or gratuity. All Vehicles are Non Smoking. Wheelchair accessible bus available upon request.

Phone: 604.874.4869 or Toll Free: 1.866.874.1311

Email: vancouverminibus@shaw.ca

VanWest Charters - Click Here

Vancouver based. Vanwest Charters have fully equipped, certified Wheelchair accessible minibuses. Each vehicle can hold up to 2-4 Wheelchairs and 10-16 additional passengers. Experienced, certified professional drivers assist people with special accessibility needs, servicing Metro Vancouver throughout all destinations in the lower mainland. Minimum 5 hour charters at $85/hour plus GST and gratuity.

Monday - Friday 9a.m. - 5p.m.

Phone: 604.564.0807

Email: charters@vanwestcharters.com


Vancouver School Bus Charters Ltd. - Click here

A Vancouver based company.

Accessible buses with 1 wheelchair and 18 passenger seating only available during the months of May to August. For booking form Click here

For more information phone: 604.564.0807

Email: info@vancouverschoolbus.com


Wilson’s Transportation Ltd. - Click here

Based out of Victoria and Vancouver with buses for rent. Also the YYJ Airport Shuttle,  the BC Connector and BC Ferries Connector services.

For more information about the BC Connector phone: 1.833.276.5841 or click here.

For more information about BC Ferries Connector phone: 1.888.788.8840 or click here.  

For information about the YYJ Airport Shuttle phone: 1.855.351.4995 or click here.

For a directory of other bus operators listed through BusRates Click Here

BusRates in B.C. cities: Abbotsford/Chilliwack Click Here;  Cranbrook Click Here;

Nanaimo Click Here;  Port Alberni Click Here; Port Hardy/Port McNeil Click Here;

Vancouver Click Here;  Victoria Click Here;  Whistler Click Here

Phone: 866.375.0800 or 703.838.2955  

Email: info@busrates.com