Charter a Bus

Thinking of planning a trip for your class/club/department or other campus group? Securing transportation should be the first step in planning your trip. Transportation Services offers limited bus charters through our department. To request a charter, please fill out the following form and send it by email to:

Charter Reservation Form

Important things to know:

  • Forms must be submitted at least one week prior to the trip date.
  • Payment must be made through internal transfers. You must provide a Speedtype # at the time of your request. Failure to provide a Speedtype will delay booking.
  • There is a 3 hour minimum charge for all trips.
  • We do not guarantee a reservation. If we’re unable to accommodate your request, please see the additional resources section.
  • Cancellations may be subject to a cancellation fee.
  • There is no eating or drinking on the bus for any reason.

Bus Options

A white UMass Lowell shuttle stopped at a bus stop on South Campus. The LED sign in the front reads "Go Riverhawks".

UMass Lowell (UML) Shuttle

  • 20 Passengers*
  • $45/hour
  • Limited Availability
  • Operated by UMass Lowell
  • *5 additional standees allowed on short trips
A Yellow School Bus side profile.

School Bus

  • 50 Passengers
  • $70/hour
  • Limited Weekday Availability
  • Operated by NRT
A big blue UMass Lowell branded bus

UMass Lowell Branded Bus

  • 44 Passengers*
  • $90/hour
  • Only Limited Weekend Availability
  • Operated by NRT
  • *12 additional standees allowed on short trips
The interior of a 20 passenger shuttle bus with grey seats, and a light grey ceiling. There is a wheelchair lift in the rear.

UMass Lowell Shuttle Interior

The interior of a yellow school bus. There's two rows of grey bench seats.

School Bus Interior

The interior of a UMass Lowell Bus with blue, sideways facing seats.

UMass Lowell Branded Bus Interior

Additional Resources

If we’re unable to accommodate your request, we recommend reaching out to the following companies and booking your reservations on your own. These companies are not affiliated with the university.