Charter Bus Reservations

Towson University groups can request charter bus service for education based outings.

Charter Bus in front of Union

All requests for charter bus service must be made through Parking & Transportation Services.

  • Requests must be made a minimum of ten business days prior to the event.
  • All requests are subject to availability.
  • Written cancellation notice must be given at least 2 business days prior to the trip.
  • Transportation Request Form 

    Towson University Buses:  Only in-state, academic related charters will be considered. 
  • There is limited availability during weekday hours.
  • All charges include the driver.
  • All charters are charged a two hour minimum.

Rates:

  • Vehicle Type

     Seats

    Cost per Hour 

    Cost per Mile

    University Van  9+Driver  See Fleet Services See Fleet Services 
    Paratransit Van  12+2 Wheelchairs  $40  $1.50
    Shuttle  27 or 30  $40  $1.50
  • Charges begin with a driver's pre-check of the vehicle and end when the vehicle returns to campus and the driver completes a post-check.
  • Trips exceeding 8 hours will require the department to be responsible for driver meals, per TU established rates.


Outside Charter Service:  All out of state charters must use approved Outside Charter Service.

  • All Transportation Request Forms must be completed with University funding information.
  • To get an estimate for a trip, compete the Transportation Request Form and select the estimate option.
  • Written approval of estimate is required before Charter will be confirmed.


University Passenger Vehicles and Vans:  Requests for cars or vans, which will be driven by an approved member of your department should be made through University Fleet Services (PDF).

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