In need of group transportation in New York City? We here at GOGO Charters make it easy to rent a bus that suits your itinerary and group size—no matter what’s on your itinerary!
From wedding shuttles to employee shuttle services, school field trip transportation to sports team charters, and nearly any private charter bus rental in-between, our 24/7 reservation team can handle all kinds of group travel plans in New York and the surrounding areas.
Here are just a few of the companies that have trusted us with their group transportation needs.
When you rent a bus through GOGO Charters, you can expect a clean and well-inspected vehicle that is up-to-date with all the latest safety features. But beyond the basics, you can expect a coach rental that’s just the right size and model for your New York City group travels!
Our reservation team understands that when it comes to transportation, one size should not fit all. That’s why we specialize in personalized bus rentals:
For optimal, efficient travels through crowded city streets, we recommend booking a minibus for medium- to large-sized events and conferences in NYC. These compact coaches are spacious enough to comfortably accommodate 18 to 35 passengers at a time, yet maneuverable enough to traverse the notorious NYC traffic with relative ease.
Planning a long-distance trip or a large-scale sightseeing trip through the city? We’ll connect you to a full-size charter bus that can seat 56 people, store their luggage and personal belongings, and keep everyone all together while on the road.
Even if your group has a specific amenity in mind—an ADA-compliant coach to easily transfer your senior community to a Broadway show, or even a bus with a DVD player and a TV to entertain field trip students between stops—let us know when you call (212) 356-0174. Given enough notice, we should be able to make most rental requests work!
Let’s talk budget. While we understand that getting your estimated expenses together as soon as possible is important for ensuring your trip goes smoothly, the fact is that there is no one set price for a minibus or charter bus rental.
Here at GOGO Charters, we personalize each rental plan for every trip. That means that no two bus rentals—and therefore no two bus rental costs—are the same. A variety of factors play into how much your charter bus or minibus will cost, including the time of year you’ll be traveling, how many of which models of bus you rent, what amenities you request to be aboard your ride, and how far you’re planning to travel.
The best way to receive an accurate estimate? Call our reservation team at (212) 356-0174 once you have your headcount and an itinerary ready to go. Within minutes we can offer you a free and personalized quote, with no obligation to book a bus with us.
NYC is a city on the move—especially when it comes to the workplace. But for many employees living throughout the boroughs, the daily commute is a daily grind. One way to ease your team’s stress levels? Make the ride to and from your NYC office as easy as possible with a private employee shuttle!
GOGO Charters offers custom routes and schedules for every bus rental plan we provide—so no matter what your company’s hours are or how spread-out your employees are, you can rest easy knowing the pros will have you covered. For example, do your Long Island employees need a ride to your Queens office? Let a professional driver handle the last leg between the train station and your place of work, so no one needs to worry about timing their transfer right or walking.
Plus, with a private commuter shuttle at their disposal, your employees can arrive at work relaxed and refreshed, thanks to onboard amenities like WiFi, power outlets, and reclining seats. Let them catch up on emails, stream podcasts, recharge their laptops and phones, or catch a few more minutes of shut-eye before or after their shift, and they’ll be more productive once they’re on the clock!
Planning a visit to New York City? We don’t blame you—NYC is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, drawing in millions of out-of-towners every year! So if you’re coordinating a sightseeing trip, a family reunion, or just a private outing with your senior community, youth group, or club, you are going to want a reliable transportation plan so you can navigate the crowds and unfamiliar streets with ease.
Luckily, GOGO Charters can help! We specialize in personalized bus rentals—that means you have total control over where you go and when you get there. No need to stick to a pre-set tour or public transit line. Just hop aboard your private NYC charter bus or minibus and relax as a professional driver handles all the logistics for you. With your transportation taken care of, your passengers can spend more time taking in the sights and enjoying each other’s company on the way to destinations and events like NYC Pride, the Empire State Building, Central Park, and more!
NYC may be one of the most expensive cities in the world, but that doesn’t mean you need to break the bank to visit the Big Apple! When you charter a bus, not only can you craft custom itineraries, but you can also save money in the long run. Budget-conscious NYC travelers can split the cost of their charter bus rental amongst everyone aboard—bringing down the overall cost of your transportation to be the same or even cheaper than hailing cabs for everyone throughout your trip.
JFK, LaGuardia, Newark—it should come as no surprise that the City that Never Sleeps has some of the busiest airports in the country. Ultimately, which airport your group flies into depends on your priorities (affordability, reliability, close proximity to the city, etc). But no matter which airport you choose, one thing is certain: you’ll likely need a ride between the terminal and your other NYC destinations.
That’s where the GOGO Charters team comes in. From emergency transfer shuttles in the case of canceled flights to sleek, preplanned pickup services for VIPs, we have experience setting up efficient and seamless ground transportation for airports across the country. Rather than relying on preset hotel shuttles that may not work for your schedule or hailing multiple cabs for your larger group of flyers, let us connect you to an airport transfer service that ticks every box.
Easily catch a redeye flight with a custom pickup and dropoff schedule that runs on your time, and never have to worry about having enough room for everyone in your Uber or Lyft. With a minibus or charter bus rental on your side, your flyers can store their luggage in designated compartments, leaving them plenty of room to stretch out, scroll through their social feeds with onboard WiFi, and relax before or after their NYC flight.
Seeing larger-than-life displays at the American Museum of Natural History, walking through galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, venturing out to Brooklyn’s landmark aquarium to learn about our oceans—no matter where you want to take your class, club, or afterschool group, you can plan a New York City field trip without worrying about your little travelers getting lost or separated on the subway. When you rent with GOGO Charters, you’ll be paired with a professional bus driver who has years of experience behind the wheel and can navigate NYC streets with ease.
Bring your class into the city from out-of-town to explore NYC’s culture and sights—without having to hear “Are we there yet?” over and over again. With amenities like a DVD player and TV screens for on-the-road movie marathons and WiFi for streaming mobile games and scrolling through social feeds, everyone is sure to stay entertained and comfortable between destinations.
Home to some of the nation’s top colleges, it’s no wonder so many college hopefuls pass through every year to tour the NYC schools and get a feel for campus life. And if you’re a counselor or educator leading a group of high schoolers or transfer students through the city, you’ll want a reliable transportation service so no one misses a tour or advising appointment.
Let GOGO Charters ease your transportation to NYC campuses like Julliard, Barnard College, Columbia, and more. Or, if you’re a local group taking students to see college options in Philadelphia or Boston, we can also help with your road trip out of NYC and towards some of the country’s best universities. With a trusted driver behind the wheel of a thoroughly inspected coach bus, your prospective students and chaperones can enjoy amenities like WiFi, plush seats, and crisp AC while riding the custom shuttle service you set up for them.
When it comes to planning a conference, convention, trade show, or even just a company meeting, we understand the importance of making a good first impression. That’s why we recommend providing a bespoke shuttle service for your NYC corporate event: so every attendee, client, and VIP has a reliable ride throughout your event.
Your reservation representative will work with you to map out the most efficient routes and schedules to service your venues around town—from keynote speeches at the AMA Conference Center to networking events at nearby hotels, restaurants, or bars.
While on their minibus or charter bus, passengers can securely store briefcases, backpacks, luggage, and presentation materials in the shuttle’s parcel racks to keep aisleways and seats clutter-free. With free WiFi, your passengers can catch up on emails or simply relax and listen to music after a long day of networking. And with onboard restrooms with a sink and mirror, so everyone arrives refreshed and well-put-together. Many of these amenities (and many others) are available at no additional cost—just let your rep know what will best impress your NYC corporate passengers, and we’ll go the extra mile to make it happen.
New York is home to some of the biggest names in sports: from the Knicks to the Yankees, the Mets to the Giants, and many other teams. Sports fans, your trip to NYC wouldn’t be complete without catching a major league game! If your NYC group is looking to get in on the action, we’ve worked with sports groups of all kinds—from alumni fan groups to Major League teams around the country—to make game day transportation as easy and stress-free as possible.
Especially if you’re in town for a high-profile sporting event (like the New York City Marathon or the U.S. Open tennis tournament), you’ll want a professional to handle the road closures and increased traffic for your group. Rather than circling the parking lot in search of enough spaces for multiple cars, your private bus passengers can arrive all together and keep their eyes on the prize! Rent a sporting event shuttle through GOGO Charters and your entire fan group will have a safe and reliable ride to and from any stadium in town. That way, everyone can tailgate or celebrate a big win without worrying about DDs.
Own a sightseeing tour company? Looking to ease your office park transportation? Need efficient shuttles for your performers’ upcoming tour? Whatever you might need an ongoing charter bus rental for, GOGO Charters is here to help.
Our long-term reservation team is always available to help draft up a contract that suits your transportation timeline, schedule, and budget. Call 1-844-897-5201 today to learn how we can ease your travels in the long-run.
Planning a wedding can be stressful—especially in a city as big, expensive, and fast-paced as New York City. While you’re busy locking in venues, catering, and photographers, let GOGO Charters take “wedding day transportation” off your hands. After all, we’ve helped countless happy couples with stress-free shuttle services on their big day!
Whether you’re planning a grand ceremony in the Carlyle Hotel or an intimate reception at The Frick Collection (or maybe even both!), a wedding shuttle is an easy way to ensure your guests arrive right on time and all together for every nuptial event. We’ll find a minibus that’s perfect for your wedding’s size, and outfit your bus with comfortable amenities such as plush seating, air conditioning, WiFi, and more. Rather than riding the subway in their formal clothes, guests can enjoy the ride between your hotel, ceremony, and reception without worrying about walking, navigating public transportation, or waiting around for taxis. You and your guests can also relax and enjoy the party knowing that a designated driver is available to ensure that everyone gets home safe at the end of the night.
But what about your other events leading up to the big day, like bachelor/bachelorette parties, rehearsal dinners, and showers? Our team can help you there too. Go ahead and pencil in any drag show, fancy brunch, or evening soiree you can dream up. We’ll ensure a reliable shuttle is waiting for your guests and party-goers, no matter where and when they need a lift.
If you’ve never been to NYC, it may surprise you that the city is much more than the island of Manhattan. New York City is composed of five boroughs—each with its own character, charm, and reasons to visit!
Unsure of where to start your group ventures through NYC’s boroughs? Here are the highlights and major attractions of each one to help you narrow down your itinerary:
Often synonymous with NYC itself, Manhattan is the most densely populated of the boroughs and by far the most popular for tourists and locals alike. Here, you’ll find most of the city’s biggest tourist attractions—Rockefeller Plaza, Central Park, Times Square, etc.—along with bustling and trendy neighborhoods like SoHo, Tribeca, and Greenwich Village. From viewing the Statue of Liberty from downtown’s Battery Park to climbing the Empire State Building in Midtown, Manhattan is the place to be if your group wants to take on all the iconic NYC sights.
Many consider Brooklyn to be Manhattan’s “cooler” sibling. And considering this borough has the largest population in the city, it’s no wonder Brooklyn is an important cultural hub and a popular destination. Gallery-hop through the DUMBO arts scene, hit the beach and boardwalk at Coney Island, admire the 220 cherry blossom trees of the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, and explore the local-favorite boutiques and eateries of Williamsburg. In short, this borough has a little something for everyone!
One of NYC’s recognizable boroughs, the Bronx lies at the northern end of the city on the mainland. There are lots of reasons all kinds of visitors may want to come by. Even if you’re not a sports fan, catching a Yankees game on their home turf can be an unforgettable experience. Your kids and animal lovers are sure to enjoy the Bronx Zoo (the largest urban zoo in the country). And after a long day of sightseeing, make sure your group has plenty of time to unwind at Wave Hill Public Gardens and watch the sunset over the Hudson River.
In a city as diverse as New York City, saying that Queens offers the widest variety of cultural cuisine is really saying something! Sample dishes from around the world— Greek, Egyptian, Tibetan, Colombian, Japanese—all without leaving the borough. And once you’ve eaten your fill, stop by Gantry Plaza State Park to take in the view of the Manhattan skyline across the river.
Often overlooked, Staten Island offers visitors a quiet respite away from the rest of the city’s larger crowds. Unlike all the other boroughs, SI isn’t connected to the MTA subway system—so you’ll want to rent a charter bus and nail down a solid group transportation plan before you head to the Staten Island Zoo, the Staten Island Children’s Museum, or the Historic Richmond Town village.
The bright lights and glitzy storefronts of this famous landmark draw in millions of visitors every year, making it one of the biggest tourist destinations and commercial hubs in New York City. And while locals and NYC veterans may call it a tourist trap, taking in the big crowds and larger-than-life billboards is a memorable experience first-time visitors will not want to miss!
If your group wants to make a stop to snap some selfies and explore the shops, visiting in a large crowd will require some extra planning. Times Square is usually so packed with pedestrians, your charter bus driver will likely need to drop everyone off in nearby Midtown or Hell's Kitchen. After you’ve walked around and taken pictures with the costumed characters standing around the square (don’t forget to tip!) your driver can meet back up with you, ready with a climate-controlled cabin and plenty of room to rest your feet and share your favorite photos over the onboard WiFi.
If your group would like to take time to reflect on the tragedy that took place in the city on September 11, 2001, the reflection pools, waterfalls, firefighter memorial wall, and history museum at this site are sure to make their way onto your itinerary.
Due to security concerns, you will find that the National September 11 Memorial & Museum has stricter regulations for charter buses than other parts of the city. In most cases, it would be easier to park and unload elsewhere in the city than to arrange drop-off near the memorial. However, if your group members have major mobility concerns and wouldn’t be able to take the subway or walk, contact the NYC DOT before your trip to obtain a designated bus parking permit.
Every year, nearly 8 million sightseers flock to see what many consider the most beautiful place in North America. And given it’s just a hop-skip-and-jump from Buffalo, only a 7-hour drive separates NYC visitors from this gorgeous natural wonder! Book a bus from GOGO Charters, and your group won’t have to cram into a carpool caravan with their luggage. Instead, all passengers will have plenty of legroom and space to stretch out and enjoy the ride. On the way home, you can even use your motorcoach’s onboard WiFi to share favorite photos and videos of the falls!
6 hours may seem like a long haul for a road trip, but believe us when we say Montreal is worth it! Your bus driver can drop you off at Old Montreal for a history-centric walking tour before paying a visit to landmarks like Notre-Dame Basilica and Parc Jean-Drapeau.
During the ride from New York City, your passengers will want to take advantage of the large panoramic windows of your charter bus rental to watch the beautiful landscapes roll past. You can even plan a pit stop at Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont, about halfway into the trip. Stretch your legs along the wooded walking trails and take in the mountain scenery before loading up and hitting the road again.
Both NYC and Washington D.C. played significant roles in the country’s history—and are still major influencers of U.S. culture and policy today. So when it comes to road trip potential, these two cities are a match made in heaven!
It takes about 4 hours to drive from the Big Apple to D.C., and a charter bus can help those hours fly by. Rest up in a reclining seat, put on a documentary or two to prepare for your Smithsonian tours, or store your political group’s signs and materials in the designated compartments on the way to a rally at the nation’s capital.
Ready to start planning your NYC group trip? Even if you have some questions or concerns about your travels, give the GOGO Charters team a call at (212) 356-0174—our 24/7 specialists will be happy to help you hash out your itinerary and bus rental plan so you’re road ready!
Get in touch today to receive a free, no-obligation quote tailored to your trip details within minutes! If you like what you hear, GOGO Charters can have your New York charter bus or minibus rental ready within hours if needed.
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