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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire in Gloucester

This beautiful cathedral city lies on the banks of the River Severn and offers the perfect combination of rich local history and cutting-edge live entertainment. For the history buffs out there, the 11th century cathedral is one of the central pieces of the city’s story. Blackfriars Priory, Llanthony Secunda Priory and Discover De Crypt help complete the picture and give you a real insight into the unique cultural past of this fascinating part of the country. For those who prefer live entertainment with a twist, Martin Berrill Sports Indoor Cricket Batting Lane and Houdini's Escape Room Experience are open for visitors all year round. They make for the perfect destinations for corporate team building days where you want to keep everyone engaged and having fun.

There’s also Gloucester Guildhall for live music and performances from up and coming bands, plus the iconic Gloucester Quays culinary quarter where you can try the likes of Bill’s and The Barge. No matter where you want to go, SMC Coach Hire will always get you there in style.

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Why choose coach hire in Gloucester?

Hiring a coach can offer unmatched convenience, especially for large groups of over traveling long distances. By choosing SMC Coach Hire in Gloucester, you can keep your entire party together, avoiding the complexities of travelling in multiple vehicles or using public transit. It's also a cost-effective option, frequently more budget-friendly than purchasing individual tickets or renting multiple cars.

SMC Coach Hire can help you get to any major airport in the UK, with Bristol and Birmingham being the closest to Gloucester. We can offer features such as full climate control and onboard WiFi keeps you comfortable and connected from your front door all the way to Departures, allowing you to begin your trip in style.  Your skilled driver knows all the best coach drop off and pick up points, ensuring you never have any of those frustrating delays that so often punctuate long haul travel. We can also offer a fully flexible pick up time for your return flights back into Bristol and Birmingham, ensuring airline delays never impact the final leg of your journey home.

Hiring a minibus in Gloucester

SMC’s professional minibus hire service is a convenient and cost-effective way to take a smaller group on a full tour of Gloucester. From the moment your driver for the day picks you up, you’ll be able to enjoy all of the flexibility and freedom of having your own vehicle, minus the hassle of finding and paying for parking or having to do the driving in an unfamiliar setting. All that you need to do is simply relax and let your driver do all of the hard work.

King’s Walk and the Gloucester Docks offer a historic backdrop and the best selection of eateries in the city, with everything from continental fine dining to traditional British pub food on offer. Add a stop-off to your itinerary and your minibus driver will ensure that you get to your destination smoothly and stress-free.

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SMC Coach Hire understand the importance of time management. Whether you're embarking on an important business trip or simply exploring a new destination, you can rely on us to ensure that you reach your destination on time, every time.



Your safety is our top priority. The coaches we use undergo regular maintenance and adhere to strict safety standards. Additionally, all of the drivers we use are trained professionals who prioritize the well-being of passengers throughout the journey.


Customized Solutions

Every group is unique, and we tailor our services to meet your specific requirements. Whether you need transportation for a day trip or an extended tour, we work closely with you to create a customized itinerary that suits your preferences and budget.


Year-Round Transport

Whether it's a wedding in the spring or a holiday getaway in the winter, our flexible booking option lets you have the freedom to choose a date within the year that can make the planning process for your transport more convenient and stress-free.


Competitive Pricing

We believe that quality coach hire should be good value for money. Our transport services will ensure that you receive excellent value for your investment. We offer a fair and competitive rate for all occasions.



Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. A selection of coaches we use are equipped with modern amenities, including comfortable seating, air conditioning, ample legroom, and onboard entertainment options, ensuring a pleasant and enjoyable journey.

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Providing comfortable, affordable transport solutions for all occasions.


Airport Transfers

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Our Vehicles

We understand the importance of a smooth and stress-free journey. We make sure that all of the vehicles we use are well-maintained and are driven by highly skilled drivers, we always for every passenger to have a comfortable and enjoyable experience with SMC. From small minibuses to luxurious executive coaches, we have a wide range of vehicles to accommodate groups of any size.


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Having the touch above everything else


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Getting you from A-B with everything you need


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Why choose SMC Coach Hire?

With over 10 years of experience in the private hire industry, it's our commitment to customer satisfaction that sets us apart (and what keeps us going).

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Coach Hire Reviews

Heather O'Donnell

"Our driver Andrew was brilliant, he rang to tell me that he would be a few minutes late due to a traffic accident, as we were travelling to Norfolk on a pilgrimage."

Dawn Monagham

"All the staff at the office were very efficient came back with information very promptly Kevin our lovely driver was a joy to travel with I would highly recommend this company."

Sam Bennett

"SMC provided a great, friendly service. They arrived in plenty of time...We highly recommend them and will be using them again in the future. Thank you!"

Neil B

"Very quick responses to questions throughout, great advice when talking about the logistics of the trips needed and faultless service from the driver throughout the event. Totally put my mind at ease to let me focus on getting our daughter married."

Jon Barrett

"I used SMC Coach Hire for the first time this year. I was delighted with every element of their service. All in all excellent service and I will be using them for all my coach needs from hereonin."

Charlie Henson

"We used SMC to transport guests from the church to the reception at our wedding. They were brilliant throughout. Very helpful staff with a difficult location and all went well on the day. Highly recommend."

Robert Kay

"Would use this Company again, they were on time for drop off and collection and driver was very nice and helpful, and his driving was very good and we felt very safe not the same with other companies. Thank you."

Lonsdale Salisbury

"Easy to request booking.Good communication, Leading up to travel, day before travel and on day of travel. Easy to contact with changes to flight time. Accommodated changes. Arrived on time. Friendly driver. Overall very good experience. Would recommend."

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