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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire in Hartlepool

Hartlepool is a delightful seaside and port town situated in County Durham. The likes of the Casa Del Mar Tapas Bar & Restaurant provide a touch of culinary delight and continental culture, while the Middleton Grange Shopping Centre is the place to treat yourself.

Venues such as The Studio, St George's Venue and The Clippy are perfect for weddings and corporate functions. There’s also HMS Trincomalee and the National Museum of the Royal Navy for those who want to get a sense of the town’s nautical past and the place it once held on the high seas. Regardless of what you have in mind, there’s no better way to go and do it than with SMC Coach Hire.

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Why choose coach hire in Hartlepool?

Planning a day out in Hartlepool? Make sure to stop at The Arches Shopping Village where large groups will be able to make use of designated coach bays and the short walks to the shops that follow. By leaving the parking and navigation to your dedicated driver.

If you also add in ample leg room, secure luggage storage for all your shopping and complete climate control that can be featured on our coaches, you get an experience that always beats public transport. And because SMC Coach Hire run to your own personal timetable, you’ll have all the flexibility of your own vehicle with none of the downsides that come with parking in an unfamiliar setting.

Hiring a minibus in Hartlepool

SMC’s minibus hire services are perfectly suited to smaller groups who want to be able to get to know Hartlepool at their own pace. Heugh Battery Museum, the Tweddle Children's Animal Farm and the historic boardwalk and quayside area are all well worth a look if your planning a day or weekend trip. Simply add them to your itinerary when you come to book with SMC and we’ll provide the perfect timetable that ensures you fit it all in.

Ideal when you want to take the stress and hard work out of planning a group trip for your school, sports club or social club.

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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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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire for Every Occasion

Coach Hire & Minibus Hire Services

Providing comfortable, affordable transport solutions for all occasions.


Airport Transfers

Book a coach or minibus to get the whole group to the airport.

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Wedding Transport

Transport all of your friends and family to and from the venue.

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Sports Trips

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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.


Luxury & VIP Vehicle

Having the touch above everything else


Standard Vehicle

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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