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Safe School Coach Hire Services

School coach hire

Experience reliable and safe coach hire for your school trips.

Trust us to provide you with peace of mind while we help make your trip an educational adventure.

We specialise in providing seamless coach and minibus hire services for educational trips, sports trips, ski trips, and more.

Enriching young minds

Ensuring reliable and safe school travel is crucial for students, offering invaluable learning opportunities that shape their future. School trips broaden horizons, ignite curiosity, and introduce new experiences to young minds. Visiting historic sites and enjoying nature makes special memories and sparks curiosity, love, and a lifelong quest for learning.

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Opening the doors to learning

Elevate your educational outings with our tailored coach hire services. We work with a wide range of coach operators, so we can offer plenty of reliable vehicles. Choose from small minibuses to large coaches with amenities like air-conditioning, DVD players, and toilets for safety and comfort. We can help you open the doors to learning beyond the classroom.

Safe school adventures

At The Coach People, we're dedicated to providing safe and reliable transportation. We ensure that the operators we work with provide DBS-checked drivers with clean, up-to-date driving licences. We also make sure that the vehicles we provide have been regularly maintained, are safety checked, and come equipped with 3-point safety seat belts.

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Our most frequently asked questions

How many people can you fit on a coach?

The capacity of a coach can vary based on its size and design. Standard coaches can typically accommodate between 36 and 71 passengers. So whether you have a small group or a large party, there's a coach hire option to suit your needs.

Is coach travel cheaper than the train?

Coach travel is often cheaper than train travel. While prices can vary based on factors such as distance, time, and day of the week, coach hire generally tends to be more affordable. And what's more, when you travel by coach, you're not only saving money but also enjoying a more personalised and comfortable journey, making it a great value proposition for groups.

What is a good price to pay for coach hire?

The price of coach hire can depend on several factors. These include the size of the coach, the duration of the hire, and the distance travelled. However, a good price for coach hire usually falls within the range of £400 to £700 per day. Keep in mind that luxury coaches with added amenities may cost a bit more, but they provide a lavish travel experience that's worth the extra cost.

How much does it cost to hire a coach for the day?

On average, you can expect to pay between £400 and £700 for the total cost of hiring a coach for the day. This estimate includes the driver, fuel, and mileage. The exact cost might vary depending on the specifics of your trip, such as the distance covered and the type of coach you choose.

Why choose The Coach People?

Experience outstanding school coach travel services with us.

Choose to book through us and enjoy a delightful journey with comfort and convenience.


Variety of options

Choose The Coach People for your school transport needs and enjoy a wide range of vehicle options. We offer the ideal transportation for your school trips. You can choose between coaches with varying capacities and amenities to accommodate your students.



We have access to many trustworthy coach operators who specialise in school transportation services. We can secure competitive rates lower than what you might get if you approached the coach companies directly. This means cost savings for your school budget, allowing you to allocate those savings elsewhere.


Time saving

Searching for the right coach to hire can be time-consuming. The Coach People handle everything for you. This includes prices, availability, licences, insurance, and safety standards. Our goal is to allow you to focus on providing your students with a valuable learning experience.



We take pride in being experts in coach hire. We have extensive knowledge about the different vehicles available for hire. We can help you choose the perfect transportation option for your school trips. Our team is well-versed in the best routes and journey times, ensuring a seamless and efficient travel experience.


Stress-free experience

We understand the importance of seamless transportation for your school trips. Rest assured that we will take care of every aspect of your transportation needs. Our team will handle everything to ensure a stress-free experience for you and your students. 

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Trust us to provide a seamless transportation experience for your educational trips.