Shuttle Rentals

Transportation Services offers campus shuttles for special events and trips off-campus. All motor pool policies apply to shuttle rentals. To schedule a shuttle, email or contact Transportation at 828.258.7693.

Our MAXIMUM capacity is 112 passengers when the entire fleet (9 vehicles) are available. During normal class operating hours, maximum capacity for special request is 8-14 passengers.

There are two types of shuttles rates available:

Shuttle TypeCapacityCost
UNC Asheville Dept. UseVaries: 8-14 passengers$40/hr (for driver) + fuel & mileage if applicable**
Outside Organization UseVaries: 8-14 passengers$75/hr (for driver) + fuel & mileage if applicable**

The Transportation Offices allows any UNC Asheville Department to reserve shuttles for University business at cost. Outside organizations working with the University receive a discounted market rate. The market rate for a van and driver is currently $92/hour.

**For trips outside of Buncombe, Henderson, or Madison counties (or trips over 100 miles) there will be an additional charge of $0.50/mile

Shuttle Drivers

Campus shuttle w/drivers cost $40/hr, with a four-hour minimum billing. An additional 30 minutes will be added to shuttle reservations to allow for a full vehicle inspection. We do not allow individuals to operate our marked shuttle vehicles.

Please provide at least two weeks advance notice when requesting a driver to ensure scheduling

Shuttle Rental Cancelations

All shuttle events scheduled during normal campus shuttle operating hours are subject to cancelation without notice.

In the event of limited vehicle availability, priority will be given to ensuring campus shuttle routes remain in operation. Campus shuttle service is Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Monday-Thursday evening shuttle from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Shuttle rentals must be canceled 48 hrs prior to the event. Otherwise, the rental will be charged at the agreed rate.