Educational Coach Hire

Organising a school trip can often be challenging.If you are hiring a coach that will be carrying students or children, it is vital to ensure that it is safe and reliable.It also needs to be comfortable, and of course affordable.

That is why Bakers Dolphin, a longstanding and trusted coach company, is the top choice of so many schools and educational establishments.

Bakers Dolphin offer coaches for school transfers, such as taking pupils on a regular basis for games lessons, or visits to other schools for football, cricket, netball and other sports fixtures.

Our services include providing educational coach hire for longer trips, such as a school’svisit to cities such as London, or for end of term ‘fun’ trips to theme parks. 

We particularly specialise in extended school, college and university coach hire.  This may be tours within the UK as well as on the Continent. 

Our Fleet

With one of the largest fleets of coaches serving Bristol and the West Country, we can cater to many sizes: we have mini buses, standard coaches as well as double deck vehicles which can carry up to 79 passengers. For schools who would like added luxury, you can choose from our range of executive vehicles which includes A.C. and an on-board W.C.

All our drivers are fully DBS approved, well trained and regularly assessed. This is so we can offer you a reliable and safe service, so that parents, teachers, governors and students alike can have peace of mind.

All our coaches have telematics technology and most have CCTV, and our prices include 24 hour emergency cover. We always have back up coaches to minimise any disruption in travel, which we believe is an essential tool for managing a coach fleet. By doing so, it enables us to provide customers with up to the minute information on where vehicles are and whether pick up and drop offs have been made on time. It gives our operations centre the ability to re-route coaches if there are traffic delays on a planned route. It also provides us with information on how the vehicle is being driven, such as any harsh acceleration, braking or cornering which can be used to improve our driver training.

If you would like more information or would like a quote for our educational and school coach hire services, do not hesitate to give us a call. We have friendly and trustworthy staff on board so that you can gather the details necessary to you organising and booking a flawless educational school trip or day out for the children.

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The Coach Hire Team

This is Helen, our dedicated Hire manager. Find our more about the team by clicking here or why not give her a call to discuss your hire needs on 01934 41 5000.

  • Investment in Technology

    Investment in Technology

    All our coaches collecting children are installed with the latest telematics technology and many have CCTV

  • Competent, DBS approved drivers

    Competent, DBS approved drivers

    All our drivers are DBS (previously CRB) approved, well trained and regularly assessed.

What our customers say

“For our school transport the two most important things for me are safety and reliability and Bakers Dolphin have delivered both of those things for us. ”

Why choose Bakers Dolphin?

We have had years of experience and safely carried thousands of children and young people across Britain and Europe.  But above all, travelling with Bakers Dolphin means you can rest assured that you have chosen the West Country’s most experienced, longest established and most reliable company.


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