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Seattle school field trip bus rentals

Embark on a stress-free educational adventure with Buslane – Book your school's charter bus today and open the doors to knowledge!

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The Seattle area boasts numerous educational destinations such as the Museum of Flight, the Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Center, ACT Theatre, Woodland Park Zoo, Pike Place Market, and much more.

Buslane makes exploring these wonders a breeze by simplifying the process of booking a stress-free bus rental.

Why choose Buslane for your school’s next field trip?

Finding the right bus

Easily locate the perfect bus for your group with Buslane’s sorting and filtering tools. Need seatbelts? Looking for an economical solution? Planning an onboard presentation? Use our intuitive tools to find bus rental companies that meet all your criteria in just a few clicks.


Buslane exclusively collaborates with vetted bus rental companies boasting satisfactory ratings from the FMCSA, adherence to industry-standard insurance, and maintenance of customer service levels that meet or exceed our platform requirements.

Online checkout

Bid farewell to the days of emailing, faxing, and scanning documents. With Buslane, you can seamlessly book and pay for your charter bus rental in minutes, thanks to our automated payments and contracting system.

Manage your booking

Utilize your Buslane customer portal to communicate directly with your bus rental company via the Buslane messaging platform. Easily request and keep track of trip modifications, manage payments, and print paid invoices—all in one convenient location.

Point of contact

For events where the person booking the bus won’t be present, it’s advisable to assign a point of contact responsible for communicating with the driver and bus company. The Buslane customer portal allows you to quickly assign a point of contact, automatically sharing it with the bus rental company and reducing the time it takes to answer timely questions.

Share trip details

Keep everyone on the same page by sharing itinerary details with your passengers.

How to Get Started with Buslane

  1. Build your itinerary: Input your trip details, including the date, destination, and number of passengers, on our intuitive booking engine. Hit search and wait for your results.
  2. Browse and choose: Compare a diverse range of local charter buses by ratings, price, and amenities, ensuring an informed decision to find the best bus rental for your group’s needs.
  3. Book with ease & confidence: Once you’ve found the perfect bus, check out with just a few clicks using Buslane’s modern e-commerce solution. Book with confidence, as Buslane only works with locally vetted bus companies, allowing you to book worry-free.
  4. Experience the difference: Buslane’s innovative bus rental platform enables seamless management of your bus rental. The proprietary customer portal allows easy communication with your Seattle charter bus provider, giving you control to manage your payment, assign a point of contact, print paid invoices, and reach out to Buslane for support. 🚌✨

Embark on an educational adventure with Buslane – Book your school’s charter bus today and open the doors to knowledge! 🎒📚


  • With Buslane, you can create a personalized trip and quickly obtain quotes from various local bus operators, ensuring the most economical choice for charter or shuttle bus bookings. This functionality allows you to compare transparent quotes and pick the best option that fits your budget. Each quote is tailored precisely to your trip needs, providing complete clarity on the upfront cost without any unexpected surprises or hidden fees.

    Rest assured, every trip is backed by the Buslane Guarantee, ensuring your investment is protected, and you’re connected with a reliable, high-quality operator.

  • Cancel within the first 24 hours of booking, and you’ll receive a full 100% refund, including the booking fee. Please note that the booking fee becomes non-refundable after the initial 24-hour period.

    Cancel 30 days before your departure date for a full refund, and if you need to cancel between 29 and 7 days before departure, you’ll still get a 50% refund.

    Unfortunately, no refunds can be provided for trips canceled with less than a 7-day notice.

  • You can make minor changes up to 24 hours before your departure. For more significant changes, like altering departure dates, changing pick-up times, or extending your charter, it’s best to plan ahead and discuss these with our team, as they’re subject to the operator’s discretion.

  • Booking fees are collected upon confirmation, and 100% of the balance is due 30 days before your departure date. No need for a deposit – we keep it simple!

  • We’re flexible! We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and ACH.

  • Driver details are typically shared by the end of the day before your departure, ensuring you have all the information you need.

  • Absolutely! All our drivers are thoroughly vetted by a third-party vendor for your peace of mind.

  • For the latest safety information, check the DOT Safer System. Look for a Satisfactory Rating when considering booking with us.

  • We offer a variety of sizes for your convenience. Choose from a 14-passenger van, 23-passenger shuttle, 34 to 56-passenger coaches – there’s a perfect fit for every group size.

  • Our drivers’ hours of service are regulated by the FMCSA to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey for everyone.

  • While you’re welcome to eat and drink on the bus, we advise against it due to potential cleaning fees. Alcohol consumption is allowed (check your state’s laws), but keep in mind there’s a 20% mandatory gratuity and a non-refundable $150.00 cleaning fee.

  • We hope it never happens, but if it does, Buslane may charge for extraordinary cleaning or repairs. Check out our fee breakdown for details.

  • We offer a 15-minute grace period beyond the contracted booking end time. Additional time is pro-rated at $250.00 per hour in 15-minute intervals, ensuring you only pay for what you need.

  • Additional fees, such as airport and parking fees, tolls, and park entrance fees, are the customer’s responsibility. Be aware of these fees, regardless of whether they were anticipated in the estimated Charter Amount.

  • Amenities vary based on the bus type and age. Let us know your preferences when booking, and we’ll do our best to accommodate. From standard options to upgraded features, we’ve got your comfort covered.

  • In the unlikely event of a breakdown, passenger safety is our top priority. If the bus can’t be fixed on-site promptly, we’ll contact the nearest available motorcoach company to complete the charter. Bad weather won’t stop us, but it might affect travel times – safety always comes first!

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