Mini Bus Hire - Melbourne

When you have a group event, a wine tour, or perhaps an end-of-season trip and you need to get yourself, your friends, or your family to and from point A and point B, what do you do? With Bus Charter Direct Melbourne, we have all your transport needs covered. Hire a minibus with a driver, and you don’t have to worry about a thing - You focus on the fun, and we focus on the driving.

Mini Bus Features

No need for a special licence

If you’re driving yourself and you hire an 8-seater or a 11 - seater, you can drive on a standard car licence.

Easy to drive

Our later model buses are all automatic transmission and they have reverse driving cameras for ease and safety of driving.

Everyone in the one bus

we have mini buses to cater for up to 24 people. Our drivers have a special LR Drivers Licence, so you don’t have to worry.


Please note: Features & facilities are listed for information purposes only. When making a booking, please indicate which features you need, to avoid disappointment.

Charter a Mini Bus

One of the most common reasons people look to hire a minibus with a driver is to cater for group events that may or may not involve consumption of alcohol.

Bus Charter Direct organises quotes from leading suppliers to ensure you are receiving service from a Transport Safety Victoria accredited Charter, tour and transfer provider. So if it is a wine tour in the magnificent Yarra Valley, The Mornington Peninsula, The Bellarine or ino central Victoria, Bus Charter Direct Melbourne can accommodate you and your guests with the best service and the very best price.

MiniBus and Driver Hire

All of our drivers are friendly, informative, able to take direction on the run and, most of all, safe and conservative road users. Our service providers ensure that your driver is Transport Safety Victoria accredited and appropriately licenced, the vehicles are roadworthy and insured and that, in the event of a vehicle breakdown or accident on the day, continuity of service is ensured.

Where Can Our Mini Buses Take You?

Our charter, tour and transfer provider partners service all areas in Australia. Whether it be a trip out to Daylesford for some well earned relaxation or a school camp to Kangaroobie Farm Stay in Princetown, Bus Charter Direct will provide a quotation for charter services for you to appraise. How does a trip down to the Mornington Peninsula sound? Gourmet food, relaxing in the hot springs, coffee and cake at the Merricks General Wine store too? The Pen has so much to offer.

Wherever you feel like travelling to, in or around the Melbourne area, even interstate, Bus Charter Direct can organise the most efficient and fiscally prudent charter, tour and transfer option.

How Hiring a Minibus Works

  • It is a simple and fun process. Indicate your charter, tour and transfer service requirements by following the prompts on the buscharterdirect.com.au/booking page.
  • Be sure to add any special requirements in the additional information/special requirements field as our service providers will quote on the information you enter only.
  • Once entered, you will start to receive quotations for charter, tour and transfer services from our industry partners. These will be delivered by email to the email address you provided and accessed by logging onto your account using your email address.
  • When you have appraised the quotations for services, indicate your acceptance of terms, conditions and price by accepting the quotation.
  • Our service providers will be notified of your acceptance, reserve your booking and then make contact with you directly via phone or to the email address supplied.
  • From here, the service provider will organise with you the lodgement of a deposit and discuss further any special requirements you may have. The service provider will also outline the terms and conditions of hire and the requirements to settle the account prior to the charter service date (usually 7/14 days).

what our clients says

  • “ Hiring a suitable charter bus to transport our guests to and from our wedding venue was an easy and enjoyable process. We saved time and money by using Bus Charter Direct. "

  • “ All of the quotes we received were provided quickly and clearly explained the terms and conditions surrounding the hiring process. Simple and efficient."

  • “ The staff at Bus Charter Direct were easy to talk to and allayed any concerns we may have had there and then. Most definitely recommend this company to all and sundry."

  • “ The company uses only industry accredited charter service providers that have a proven service record so there is no need to worry about underinsured or dodgy bus operators."

  • “ We landed here in the first place and it was the best thing we could have done! The process to securing an accredited charter service provider was easy and ended us saving us heaps."

  • “ Our school used Bus Charter Direct to source coaches for a large movement of students to and from camp. The service was amazing and the communication even better. All of the drivers were patient and conservative road users. We always felt safe and comfortable. "

  • “ The simplicity of the Bus Charter Direct charter service sourcing system is its greatest strength. Easy to understand, timely and responsive offers of professional services generated and the direct line help desk to the company owners was ideal."

  • “ We knew from day 1 what we wanted, what to expect and how much it would cost us. Great communication and professional service – A big Yes to Bus Charter Direct."

Why Hire From
Bus Charter Direct?

Bus Charter Direct is the most efficient charter, tour and transfer quotation sourcing portal in Australia. Our service partners are accredited, insured, drivers are appropriately licenced and they delight in discussing your requirements, our local knowledge and how the two can result in the delivery of a service you and your guests richly deserve. Bus Charter Direct supplies this guidance and access to this quotation service free of charge.

Bus Charter Direct sources charter, tour and transfer service quotations on your behalf. We can organise quotations for groups of people as little as 1-11, 12-24, 25-48 and 48+ passengers. Multiple coaches? Absolutely no problem. Indicate your requirements forthwith.

Brands We Have Worked With

Brands that we have worked with in the past include Flying Fox, Women’s Spirit Project, Ray White Real Estate, Monash University and a whole lot more!

What Can Our Buses Be Used For

We have buses available for any event you have planned. We have a range of licenced and modern school buses, mini buses for smaller groups, big buses for larger groups, wedding buses, school buses, corporate buses, event buses, winery buses, airport buses and much more! Have a look through our range and use Bus Charter Direct for all your charter needs!