Ride Services

Whether you’re going across town or across the country, Cardinal Buses can take you there.

Why Ride With Cardinal Buses?

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With options ranging from 24-56 passengers, we have a bus that is right for you.

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We offer ADA accessible lifts and storage for scooters, wheelchairs, and other mobility devices.

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Think of us as the friend that you can always trust to give you a ride — and get you there on time.

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Our central location in the Midwest allows us to provide excellent service nationwide.

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Our clean, well-maintained fleet shows your health and safety is our top priority.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Normally 3 to 6 months in advance is recommended — however, you can call anytime and we’ll do our best to accommodate. Some dates in April, May, June, and many weekend dates will be booked 9-12 months in advance, while other times in January and February can be booked up to a week before your trip. For groups requiring an ADA charter bus, please provide as much advanced notice as possible.

No, Cardinal is exclusively a charter operation.

Yes, food and drinks on the charter bus rental are permitted. We supply trash bags and request that the bus is kept clean for the group’s comfort.

Yes you can. Canned drinks are okay but no kegs or bottles please. Just like food and other drinks, we ask you to keep the charter bus rental clean. We charge a $250.00 refundable deposit when alcoholic drinks are on board to cover any extra cleaning that may be required.

No, Cardinal has a no smoking policy while on the coach. If your group wishes to smoke, we will be glad to make rest stops as needed.

That’s the beauty of chartering a bus: we come to you. We can pick you up wherever you want and take you directly to your destination. But, understand that we have to be able to drive a 45’ long motorcoach that is 8’ wide and 12’ tall. So, we can’t fit everywhere.

Driver gratuity is customary and the amount customer’s discretion.

No, we do offer seasonal discounts — ask one of our representatives for details.

Drivers normally take care of their own meals, though if you wish to include the driver in group meals that is appreciated. Groups typically take care of the driver’s lodging, as it is beneficial to have the driver at the same hotel.

Ready to hit the road?

We’d be happy to take you there, wherever “there” may be. Get in touch with just a few details about your travel needs for a free and easy quote.