Party Bus Frequently Asked Questions

party bus frequently asked questions

Do you want to experience an incredible night out that keeps the good times rolling even when you're on the way to and from your destination? Uptown Bus is ready to change the way you travel. Our party buses offer the ultimate way to ride into any club, concert or celebration. Blending convenience and safety with fun for everyone, every party bus is stocked with the amenities you need to keep the party going all night long.

Never ridden in a party bus before? No problem! Uptown Bus wants your first party bus experience to be one of the most memorable nights of your life. We've created this helpful list of frequently asked questions to provide passengers with everything they need to know about renting a party bus from Uptown Bus.

What Is a Party Bus?

A party bus is the ultimate in special occasion transportation. Party buses are large vehicles that are modified to provide entertainment for passengers as they journey to their destination. Uptown Bus party buses provide a safe, comfortable and exciting ride that creates an unforgettable night out.

A party bus is whatever you want it to be! It's the coolest designated driver you've ever had. It's the slickest way to roll up to the club. It's the best ride for the best time. Party buses from Uptown Bus are luxurious vehicles that have been enhanced to offer you the ultimate form of transportation. These large vehicles have room to seat dozens of your friends and family comfortably with a professional driver ready to get you to your destination with style and safety.

How Much Is a Party Bus?

how much is a party bus

Renting a party bus is affordable for any occasion, any day of the year. Our rates range from $400 to $750 per four hours depending on the size of your party bus.

Uptown Bus also has special offers for party bus rentals in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia. We offer unbeatable weekday specials for parties who need a luxurious party bus between Sunday and Thursday:

  • 15 Passenger Party Buses: $400 per hour for the first four hours, $100 per hour each additional hour.

  • 20 to 25 Passenger Party Buses: $500 per hour for the first four hours, $125 per hour each additional hour.

  • 30 Passenger Party Buses: $600 per hour for the first four hours, $150 per hour each additional hour.

  • 40 Passenger Party Buses: $750 per hour for the first four hours, $175 per hour each additional hour.
  • Special $25-off discounts are available for the following passengers:

  • Senior citizens ages 65 and older.

  • New customers referred by existing customers.

  • Law enforcement and military personnel.

  • Call Uptown Bus today to learn more about our affordable Friday and Saturday party bus rates.

    How Many People Can Fit in a Party Bus?

    The maximum passengers per party bus ranges from 15 to 43 depending on which vehicle you rent. Uptown Bus has a fleet featuring five different party bus sizes.

    No matter what event or celebration you plan to attend, Uptown Bus has a party bus for every group size. Choose from one of our five amazing party buses that are customized to give you and your group a comfortable, convenient and cool ride:

  • The Black Magic Party Bus: This 15-passenger party bus is a VIP room on wheels. Perfect for you and your closest friends, the Black Magic Party Bus is a popular option for sweet sixteens, quinceaneras, birthday parties and anniversaries.

  • The Titan Party Bus: Leave no friend behind in the Titan Party Bus. With room for 25, this colossal chariot is ideal for bachelor and bachelorette parties as well as small employee events.

  • The DC Party Bus: There's only one way to hit the town in style, and that's in the regal DC Party Bus. Grab 30 of your closest friends for an unforgettable night out.

  • The Onyx Party Bus: 40 passengers, one party bus and an endless stream of memories. The Onyx Party Bus has enough room for your entire family reunion, wedding party and close friends, tailgating crew or even just an epic night on the town with everyone you know.

  • The Executive: Up the ante with the Executive Party Bus and bring up to 43 people with you wherever you want to go. Ideal for corporate events, bar and bat mitzvahs, family gatherings and social clubs, this executive limo is the best of the best.

  • Still ironing out your exclusive guest list? Let Uptown Bus help you choose the ride that will suit your group perfectly.

    How Do I Book a Party Bus?

    how do I book a party bus

    Renting a party bus has never been easier than with Uptown Bus. Request a free quote or reserve your party bus online through our website. Simply select your service type, the time, date and location of pick-up and drop-off, the number of passengers and luggage and which party bus you would like to reserve.

    Whether you decide to request a quote or secure a reservation for the ride of your life, Uptown Bus will ask you for specific information to ensure that you have the best experience on our luxurious party buses:

  • Pick-up and drop-off address: While our drivers are exceptionally familiar with the best venues, clubs and attractions around the DMV area, we want to make sure we get you to your destination as quickly and conveniently as possible. Knowing your plans will let us set a direct route that navigates around any traffic or construction that might delay your drive.

  • Reservation date and number of passengers: Let us know when your special day is and how many guests will be joining you. We can accommodate over 40 people in our party buses to keep your wedding, bachelor or bachelorette party group together with a convenient single ride. Please let us know if we can make accommodations for those with mobility issues.

  • Service type: Tell us which event you're renting our party bus for so we can help you celebrate this special occasion in style. Uptown Bus provides unparalleled service for birthdays, weddings, prom, homecoming, concerts, winery tours, corporate parties and more. We can even provide luxurious pick-up or drop-off service to airports around the DMV region.

  • Vehicle selection: Browse through your choice of 14 luxurious vehicles from Uptown Bus. Unsure of which option is best for your group? Give us a call, and we'll be happy to help you choose the party bus packed with amenities that offers the perfect level of comfort for your group.

  • Book and go: You're all set for your trip! All that's left to do is count down the days until Uptown Bus brings the party to your front door.

  • With a few short clicks that won't take longer than five minutes, you can give your night out the ultimate upgrade with a party bus reservation from Uptown Bus.

    Is it Legal to Drink on a Party Bus?

    No federal law prevents passengers from drinking alcohol on transportation vehicles such as party buses or charter buses. However, state, county or city laws within Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. may have their own ordinances that prohibit passengers from possessing open or empty alcohol containers.

    Uptown Bus goes to great lengths to provide you with the safest transportation available in the DMV area. Our drivers are kept informed of all local laws regarding passenger alcohol possession and obey these regulations throughout our travel area. Uptown Bus provides a safe service for passengers who wish to enjoy alcoholic beverages while encouraging all of our guests to behave responsibly and follow local laws throughout the duration of their ride.

    What Does a Party Bus Include?

    what does a party bus include

    Uptown Bus provides everything you need to keep the party rolling in style. All of our party buses are equipped with a wet bar containing ice and water, stereo system with the ability for passengers to hook up their devices for personal music, dazzling fiber optic lighting and optional restrooms.

  • Lighting the way to your destination. Our party buses are outfitted with outstanding fiber optic lighting that sets the vibe for your night out. Offering visibility and clarity while still keeping the mood just right, our lighting systems will keep your night shining bright.

  • Rocking all night long. You need the perfect soundtrack for your night out, and you shouldn't settle for anything less. Our onboard stereo system is ready to pump up the volume on your party. Bring your favorite CDs for the ride or let anyone on the bus plug their phones into our system for a completely personalized sonic experience. Rock, hip hop, rap or pop — you bring the beats, and we'll keep this bus rocking.

  • Built-in bar for backseat refreshment. What kind of party would it be without a bar? Our built-in wet bar is stocked with ice and water so your group will never go thirsty. Keep everyone hydrated while you bar hop and enjoy a refreshing drink as you gear up for the next stop.

  • Restrooms without the rest stop. The best thing about a party bus is that it keeps the party going as you move from place to place. Don't pump the brakes because you need to make a detour to a rest area to use the bathroom. Keep the party going with a convenient bathroom on board. Your Uptown Bus comes with the option to include a restroom, which is a perfect feature for large groups on a night out or big parties that are headed a long way from home.

  • Party buses from Uptown Bus have all the amenities you need to keep you and your guests comfortable from pick-up to drop-off.

    Are There Bathrooms on Party Buses?

    Uptown Bus party buses cater to your every need while you're on route to your destination. Our party buses are offered with and without restrooms on board. This enables you to either save money during short trips around town or provide your group with a bathroom on board to prevent pit stops during long drives.

    When you've got the whole crew together and you're on your way to an unforgettable night, the last thing you want is to hit any bumps in the road. Uptown Bus lets you eliminate the need for detours and rest stops by providing an optional restroom on our party buses. Whether you're on a long stretch of highway headed to the Northern Virginia vineyards or bouncing around town with a schedule to keep, our convenient onboard restrooms keep the party moving without slowing down.

    Where to Go on a Party Bus?

    With Uptown Bus, nowhere in the metropolitan D.C. area, Northern Virginia or Maryland is off limits. Tour a new city on a family vacation with every aunt, cousin and uncle in tow. Cruise into the arena just in time for the game to start. Ride in style to your favorite club. Uptown Bus has whatever you need for wherever you want to go:

  • Weddings without worries: Make your special night worry-free for your wedding party with a luxurious party bus that will get you from the hotel to the venue and back safely.

  • Making each birthday a blast: From a sweet 16 to a smooth 60th, celebrate every birthday milestone in your very own party bus.

  • Rock and roll right to the stage: Roll up to the big concert partying like a rock star in a luxurious party bus with all the amenities.

  • Guys or girls nights out: Grab the gang and get downtown for a night full of laughter and fun.

  • Homecoming and prom: Give your son or daughter one of the most memorable nights of their teenage years with a safe party bus driven by a responsible and professional driver.

  • Special occasions: Bar and bat mitzvahs, anniversaries, quinceaneras and more — if it's important to you, let us help you make it even more special.

  • Wineries, breweries and distilleries: Let your cup runneth over by hiring a designated driver for trips to the best drinking spots in the DMV.

  • Shuttles to the big game: Tailgate like a champion and get to the big game with an all-star ride.

  • Luxury transportation for professionals: Give your employees a luxurious lift in a party bus that's perfect for corporate events, trade shows, conferences or airport transfers.

  • Do you have another destination in mind? Uptown Bus will take you anywhere you want to go in the DMV area.

    Uptown Bus Gets You There in Style

    Make your journey just as fun as the destination with a party bus from Uptown Bus. Our luxurious and dependable bus transportation services are stocked with the amenities you need to keep the party rolling. We offer affordable party bus rentals for residents of the D.C., Maryland and Virginia areas. Don't just get there — get there in style! Call Uptown Bus today and let one of our party buses give you an unforgettable experience in the ultimate ride.

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