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Since 1960 we at Royal Coach Tours have made it our commitment to be your top choice for charter bus transportation. As a family owned and operated Charter Bus Company we are dedicated in providing top quality bus transportation service for our passengers and clients, fostering relationship and trust along the way.  Our dedication to our clients is no business strategy it’s our culture.

Located in the heart of San Jose, California, we take pride in the wide assortment and quality of our vehicles. With a fleet of over 60 Motor-coaches, Specialty Coaches, Minibuses, Vans, and SUV’s chances are we have the perfect fit for your transportation needs.

Our Mission

The mission of Royal Coach Tours is to provide top quality transportation service delivered with the highest standards in customer service, safety, and care.


In the year 1960 founder Joanne Smith and husband purchased their very first 37 passenger motor coach, operating a commuter service from Fremont to Lockheed Missiles and Space Company in Sunnyvale. After running successful commuter services, two years later, they decided to transition into the charter bus business and the birth of Smith Charter Service.

With the dramatic growth of the Bay Area came the growth of Smith Charter Service. In late 1970 Joanne Smith changed the company name to Royal Coach Tours a title that would convey to its clients the type of service which her company offered, the first class Royal treatment. With the successful business practices and operations of Royal Coach Tours, the torch was passed to her two children Sandy Allen and Dan Smith, together building growth and introducing the charter bus industry with a new level of service.