Barrington Charter Bus Rental Service

With its equestrian tradition, small-town charm, and wide open spaces, Barrington, IL, is a great place to go with a group to catch a movie at the Historic Catlow Theater, play a round of golf, explore the Deer Grove Forest Preserve by hiking or camping there, and a whole lot more. Of course, organizing your trip there can now be as easy as 1-2-3 with an easy-to-book charter bus for Barrington with Bus Connection. Of course, you can also choose from our motor coach, minibus, sprinter van, and SUV options.

Barrington, Illinois - In a Nutshell

Geographical Location

Barrington is a historic suburb located northwest of Chicago, spanning over Cook and Lake counties. Its picturesque setting, with tree-lined streets and natural landscapes, is complemented by major roadways ensuring connectivity to the broader Chicagoland area.

Known For

The village is home to the Barrington Area Historical Society, which preserves and showcases the area’s rich history. The Catlow Theater, one of the oldest surviving theaters in the region, offers a nostalgic movie-going experience. Additionally, the annual Barrington Art Festival attracts artists and visitors from all over the Midwest.


With a population of around 10,300 residents, Barrington is known for its charming downtown, stately homes, and a strong sense of community.

Interesting Fact

Barrington’s history dates back to the mid-1800s, and over the years, it has become a hub for equestrian enthusiasts. The village’s commitment to preserving its historical charm and rural character is evident in its numerous conservation initiatives and community events.

Why Choose Bus Connection

  • Cost-Effective Travel, Especially for Larger Groups
  • Door-to-Door Convenience
  • Trained and Experienced Professional Drivers
  • Onboard Amenities: such as Wi-Fi, power outlets, comfortable seating, and more
  • Travel Stress-Free
  • Versatile for All Events
  • Generous Luggage Space
  • Inclusive Accessibility
  • Tailored Routes
  • Peak Vehicle Condition
  • Private and Comfortable

How to Plan Your Day in Barrington

a morning stroll at Baker’s Lake Nature Preserve watching birds



  1. Breakfast at a Local Café: Start your day with a flavorful breakfast at “Egg Harbor Café,” known for its gourmet breakfast and brunch selections. If you’re in the mood for pastries, “Ambrosia Euro American Patisserie” offers artisan baked goods and fine coffee.
  2. Visit the Baker’s Lake Nature Preserve: This serene spot is perfect for a morning stroll. The lake is a nesting site for herons, egrets, and other birds, making it a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.
a woman standing in front of a painting at Barrington History Museum



  1. Lunch in Downtown Barrington: “Farmhouse on North” is a must-visit, offering farm-to-table American dishes in a cozy setting. For those craving Italian, “Francesca’s Famiglia” provides a delightful dining experience.
  2. Explore the Barrington History Museum: Delve into the local history of Barrington. The museum showcases artifacts, photographs, and exhibits that trace the town’s evolution and its significance in the broader context of Illinois history.
  3. Shopping at The Foundry of Barrington: This shopping hub offers a mix of boutique shops, art galleries, and eateries, perfect for an afternoon of exploration and retail therapy.
rolls of sushi at Shakou Barrington



  1. Dinner in Town: “Shakou Barrington” offers a modern Asian cuisine experience, with a range of sushi and other dishes. If you’re in the mood for seafood, “PL8 Simply Asian” is a top choice.
  2. Catch a Show at The Catlow Theater: This historic venue, built in 1927, is one of the few remaining single-screen theaters in the region. Enjoy a movie in a nostalgic setting, complete with ornate interiors and a classic charm.
motor coach bus at sunset

Group Transportation Services We Offer In Barrington

Bus Connection’s fleet diversity enables us to provide services tailored to each of our clients’ needs. We provide transportation for a wide variety of events including:

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How Much Does Bus Rental in Barrington Cost?

Vehicle Type Rate Minimum Hours
6 pax SUV $90.00/hr 2 hrs/min
14 pax Sprinter van $100.00/hr 3 hrs/min on weekdays; 4 hrs/min on weekends
24 pax Minibus $130.00/hr (each additional hour is $120) 4 hrs/min
39 pax Minibus $150.00/hr (each additional hour is $140) 4 hrs/min
56 pax Coach bus $170.00/hr (each additional hour is $150.00) 5 hrs/min

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