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As a hub for arts, culture, higher education, and progressive politics, Berkeley attracts visitors from across California and beyond. But once you arrive, navigating the city and transporting groups can be difficult, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the area. Traffic, parking, and public transit may not be ideal options for moving large groups between destinations. That’s where Berkeley Charter Bus Company comes in. As Berkeley’s premier transportation provider, we make group travel easy. Our large network of charter buses and minibuses is fully equipped to handle weddings, corporate events, school trips, airport transfers, nights out on the town, and any other occasion requiring convenient transportation for medium to large groups. Keep reading to learn why thousands of happy customers trust Berkeley Charter Bus Company as their transportation partner in Berkeley and beyond. Then give us a call at (415) 796-8301 to receive a free charter bus quote!

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Stress-Free UC Berkeley Transportation

It's no surprise that UC Berkeley attracts visiting student groups year-round. Charter bus rentals keep perspectives of students and campus tour groups together and on schedule. Visiting academics can also benefit from our university charter bus services. Let us provide seamless transportation between Berkeley departments, local hotels, and Bay Area airports for guest lecturers, professors, and researchers.

For Berkeley student groups, rent one of our buses for safer travels to conferences, university events, or nights out in San Francisco. Onboard amenities like WiFi allow students to stay productive on the road.

Berkeley Corporate Event Bus Rentals

Hosting colleagues from out of town? Attending a trade conference? Rent a charter bus or shuttle van to seamlessly transport your team. Treat VIP clients and executives to luxury corporate transportation. They'll appreciate the comfortable, reliable ride. Add onboard refreshments and WiFi or workspaces to help them stay refreshed and productive. For large conferences, our fleet can provide shuttle service between venues, hotels, and airports. Expertise handling conferences and meetings means we'll keep your event running smoothly.

No matter your corporate transportation needs in Berkeley, we provide tailored solutions that make conducting business easy and professional. Contact us to book reliable corporate event transportation.

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Unforgettable Nights Out in Berkeley

After a day of touring Berkeley's sights, where do you go for a memorable night out with friends? Here are some of our top picks for fun evenings in Berkeley: Catch a comedy show at The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall. The historic theater from 1917 hosts big names like Trevor Noah, along with films, dance, and music. With Art Deco architecture and ornate detailing, it's a destination in itself! For an only-in-Berkeley evening, check out the live music and fun atmosphere at Jupiter. This neighborhood brewery draws crowds with creative pizzas and 20+ craft beers on tap. Their garden patio is perfect for warm evenings. Watch the sunset over the Golden Gate Bridge during dinner at Skates on the Bay at the Berkeley Marina. Known for their seafood and scenic patio dining, it's a local favorite for special occasions.

With convenient charter bus transportation provided by Berkeley Charter Bus Company, your group can party safely in Berkeley's nightlife scene. Contact us to book your party bus!

Simplify Airport Transfers with Berkeley Charter Bus Company

If flying into Oakland International Airport or San Francisco International Airport, let Berkeley Charter Bus Company handle your group's airport transportation. Skip the hassle of crowded shuttles, expensive cab fares, and parking fees. From the moment your group lands, we'll be ready curbside with luggage assistance and refreshing bottled water. While aboard our spacious buses, everyone can spread out with room to relax. Keep luggage secure and out of the way in dedicated compartments. On the drive to Berkeley, your passengers can recharge devices, use the onboard restroom, and enjoy spectacular views of the Bay Area. With a driver behind the wheel of a well-maintained bus, airport transfers don't get any easier.

Rent a Bus for Berkeley School Field Trips

With so many educational attractions, Berkeley is a premier destination for student field trips. Charter bus rentals make it easy to keep students, teachers, and chaperones together when visiting attractions like the Lawrence Hall of Science, the UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology, or the Oakland Zoo just across the bay.

Students can relax in reclining seats and footrests and be entertained on the drive by their favorite movies playing on overhead screens. Onboard WiFi allows them to stream music or scroll social media between stops. Bathrooms onboard larger buses mean no inconvenient rest stops. Plus, luggage compartments have room for suitcases and school supplies. If your school group needs transportation for day trips or overnight excursions, we can handle all arrangements. Let us know if you need help booking hotel shuttles, meal shuttles, airport transfers, or any other transportation needs for your Berkeley school trip.

Lawrence Hall of Science: 1 Centennial Dr, Berkeley, CA 94720 – (510) 642-5132

UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology: 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, CA 94720 – (510) 642-1821

Oakland Zoo: 9777 Golf Links Rd, Oakland, CA 94605 – (510) 632-9525

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Rent a Shuttle Bus for Your Berkeley Wedding

From ceremonies at the stunning Faculty Club on campus to receptions with a view at the DoubleTree Berkeley Marina, Berkeley offers gorgeous settings for your dream wedding. But getting guests between venues can be complicated, especially for larger weddings. Leave the logistics to us! Our wedding transportation team provides continuous, seamless shuttle service between your ceremony, reception, and guest hotels so everyone travels together. Your guests can relax aboard our spacious buses with plush seats, climate control, charging ports, and even BYOB options.

We can also provide shuttles from Oakland and San Francisco airports to handle out-of-town arrivals. Plus, keep the celebration going with affordable charter bus rentals for bachelor/bachelorette parties on the town. Let us drive you safely to your favorite bars and clubs! With Berkeley Charter Bus Company as your transportation partner, enjoy a stress-free wedding day while we handle the travel details. 

Faculty Club: UC Berkeley Campus – 2 Boalt Hall Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 – (510) 540-5678

DoubleTree Berkeley Marina: 200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94710 – (510) 548-7920

Partner with Berkeley Charter Bus Company

For easy, worry-free group transportation in the Bay Area and beyond, choose Berkeley Charter Bus Company. No matter your group size or destination, we provide customized travel solutions tailored to your needs. Give us a call at (415) 796-8301 for your free group travel quote. Our team is available to answer your questions and book the perfect buses for your next group outing. From airport transfers to weddings, school trips to nights out on the town, Berkeley Charter Bus Company will handle all your transportation needs. 

Explore Exciting Berkeley Neighborhoods

In a city as eclectic as Berkeley, where do you even begin your explorations? We suggest visiting some of the city's unique neighborhoods that match your interests. Here are a few must-see areas and their highlights:


Just north of the UC campus, Northside's mix of businesses, residences, and student housing has a vibrant, youthful vibe. Find cool cafes, affordable dining, art galleries, and shopping. Don't miss the weekly farmer's market.

Elmwood District

One of Berkeley's upscale shopping areas, College Avenue in the Elmwood District, is lined with specialty boutiques, salons, theaters, and gourmet eateries. Come for the shopping and people-watching!


For a more low-key vibe, head to Westbrae in Northwest Berkeley. Explore mom-and-pop cafes, markets, bookstores, and boutiques around the intersection of Gilman Street and San Pablo Avenue. The neighborhood is also home to the iconic Gourmet Ghetto district.

Solano Avenue

Near the border with Albany, Solano Avenue boasts over 150 shops, boutiques, antique stores, and indie cafes. Don't miss a stroll down this vibrant street on your way to or from the Berkeley Hills.

South Berkeley

Historically an African American neighborhood, South Berkeley offers soul food eateries, jazz clubs, and arts venues that nurture local talent. The neighborhood surrounds the Ashby BART station.

Group Trip Ideas: Top Berkeley Attractions

Famously eclectic and full of character, Berkeley offers exciting attractions for visitors of all ages and interests. At Berkeley Charter Bus Company, we love helping groups experience the best of Berkeley. Here are some of our favorite places to visit:

UC Berkeley Campus

Home to over 30,000 students, the University of California at Berkeley campus stretches over 1,200 acres. Tour the campus to see famous sights like Sather Tower, Sproul Plaza, the Campanile bell tower, and the Lawrence Hall of Science.

UC Berkeley Campus: 2200 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 – (510) 642-6000

Telegraph Avenue

This vibrant street near campus captures Berkeley's edgy, progressive spirit. Browse the shops, street vendors, restaurants, cafes, and bookstores. Don't miss Amoeba Music's enormous selection of new and used records.

Telegraph Avenue: Located between Dwight Way and Bancroft Way

Tilden Regional Park

Escape into nature at Tilden Park in the Berkeley Hills. Highlights include the Tilden Steam Trains, the native plant Botanic Garden, and miles of scenic hiking trails with panoramic Bay views from Inspiration Point.

Tilden Regional Park: 2501 Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA 94708 – (510) 544-2747

Gourmet Ghetto District

Foodies flock to this upscale neighborhood near UC Berkeley's north gate. The birthplace of California cuisine, the Gourmet Ghetto offers specialty food shops and acclaimed fine dining spots like Chez Panisse.

Gourmet Ghetto District: Shattuck Ave & Vine St in Northwest Berkeley

Berkeley Marina

Located on the shoreline, Berkeley Marina provides access to the Bay for sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and standup paddle boarding. Stop by Skates on the Bay or HS Lordships for delicious fresh seafood overlooking the marina.

Berkeley Marina: 201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710 – (510) 981-6740

Popular Trips from Berkeley

Want to extend your travels beyond Berkeley? Let us handle the transportation! Here are some of our most popular chartered bus trips from Berkeley:

Charter Bus from Berkeley to Napa/Sonoma

No need to pick a designated driver for your Bay Area wine-tasting adventures. Sit back and sip in style with a charter bus to Napa and Sonoma. We'll handle roundtrip transportation from Berkeley as your group explores idyllic vineyards and small towns at your own pace.

Charter Bus from Berkeley to Monterey/Carmel

Trade the bustling Bay Area for the scenic Central Coast. Rent a charter bus and spend the day or weekend enjoying charming Carmel, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pebble Beach, and all the natural beauty of the Pacific Coast Highway.

Charter Bus from Berkeley to Lake Tahoe

Looking for a quick mountain getaway from Berkeley without the long drive? Your group will love the comfortable trip to Lake Tahoe aboard a Berkeley charter bus rental equipped with amenities like overhead media, WiFi, and restrooms.

Charter Bus from Berkeley to San Francisco

Just across the Bay Bridge, San Francisco and its world-famous attractions are a breeze to reach via charter bus. Avoid traffic and parking headaches as your professional driver navigates the sights. Hop on and off as you explore different neighborhoods.