Charter Bus Service

Towson University groups can request charter bus service for educational outings.

Shuttle Bus at union garage


  • 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 give at least 2 business days prior to the trip.
  • Event Parking & 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 for a minimum of two hours.


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

University Passenger Vehicles and Vans

Requests for cars or vans which can be driven by an approved member of your department should be made through Fleet Services.