Coach Hire for Schools

Centaur is a leading transport solutions partner for coach hire for schools, colleges, universities, and local authorities across the UK. With over 45 years of experience and qualified and DBS-cleared drivers, you can rely on us to consistently deliver first-class coach services every time.

Whether it's facilitating home-to-school bus routes, organising private coach hire for educational excursions within the UK or Europe, or coordinating transportation for sports team events, we take care of the travel so you can focus on delivering quality education.

Request a coach hire quote online or give our team a call on 020 8300 3001.

Educational Coach Hire for Schools, Colleges & Universities

We offer a diverse fleet of coaches, spanning from 8 to 63 seats, which includes eco-friendly electric vehicles boasting zero emissions, providing a sustainable and eco-friendly way to travel. From small, standard, executive and VIP coaches, our fleet is fully equipped with a variety of amenities ensuring safe and comfortable travel.

It's our core focus to always go the extra mile for our passengers, which is why we regularly risk assess and audit our entire operation to ensure total peace of mind.

School Coach Hire

Our experienced team can help with:

  • Recommendations for local school trip attractions such as Leeds Castle in Kent, amenities, museums and more
  • Bookings for Eurotunnel, ferry services or other connecting transport
  • Suitable rest break locations
  • Pre-booked parking
  • Routing for multiple pick-ups and drop-offs for student safety
  • Health & Safety advice, including tailored risk assessment guides
  • Tailored vehicle signage to help you organise your group
  • Onboard catering services

Educational Travel FAQs

Our extensive fleet includes minibuses, small, standard, executive, VIP and electric coaches, each equipped with the necessary safety features and comfort amenities to suit different group sizes and needs.

Yes, all our drivers are DBS-checked to ensure the safety and security of all passengers.

Our fleet of coaches varies in size and can accommodate anywhere from small groups of 8 to larger groups of up to 63 passengers. Our team can advise on the best coach options based on your group size.

We provide health and safety advice, including tailored risk assessment guides on all coach trips.

Absolutely. We provide school coach hire services for regular school trips, sporting events, educational outings, and more. We can also arrange recurring trips to meet your school's needs.