This list provides a ranking of the 40 largest school bus contractors in North America, based on fleet size reported to SBF. Additional figures include number of students transported and number of school district contracts.

Rank Company Fleet 2018 Fleet 2017 Loss/Gain District Contracts Students Transported
1 First Student 44,000 47,000 -3,000 1,100 2,500,000
  Cincinnati          
2 National Express LLC 21,500 22,000 -500 550 1,000,000
  Warrenville, Illinois          
3 Student Transportation Inc. 13,500 13,500 0 290 1,250,000
  Wall, New Jersey          
4 North American Central School Bus 3,004 2,817 +187 115 205,000
  Joliet, Illinois          
5 Krapf School Bus 2,644 1,638 +1,006 49 210,400
  West Chester, Pennsylvania          
6 Logan Bus Co. & Affiliates 2,550 n/a n/a 12 55,000
  Ozone Park, New York          
7 Cook-Illinois Corp. 2,225 2,246 -21 200 200,000
  Oak Brook, Illinois          
8 WE Transport Inc. 1,650 1,630 +20 100 40,000
  Plainview, New York          
9 Sharp Bus Lines Ltd. 1,575 1,600 -25 15 52,000
  Brantford, Ontario          
10 Suffolk Transportation Service Inc. 1,500 1,300 +200 20 50,000
  Bay Shore, New York          
11 Apple Bus Co. 1,493 1,309 +184 60 65,500
  Cleveland, Missouri          
12 Dean Transportation Inc. 1,475 1,403 +72 100 50,000
  Lansing, Michigan          
13 Reliant Transportation (a subsidiary of MV Transportation Inc.) 1,468 1,309 +159 9 47,600
  Dallas          
14 Lamers Bus Lines* 1,430 1,430 0 41 67,000
  Green Bay, Wisconsin          
14 North Reading Transportation* 1,430 1,430 0 50 73,000
  Methuen, Massachusetts          
16 DATTCO Inc. 1,300 1,364 -64 20 100,000
  New Britain, Connecticut          
17 The Trans Group* 1,254 1,254 0 37 44,000
  Spring Valley, New York          
18 Campeau Bus Lines Ltd. 1,128 n/a n/a 18 42,000
  Brownsburg-Chatham, Quebec          
19 Go Riteway Transportation Group 985 865 +50 52 46,000
  Richfield, Wisconsin          
20 Huntington Coach Corp. 975 828 +147 28 27,000
  Huntington, New York          
21 W.L. Roenigk Inc. 891 898 -7 25 n/a
  Sarver, Pennsylvania          
22 All-Star Transportation* 818 818 0 23 45,000
  Waterbury, Connecticut          
23 Sunrise Transportation 725 600 +125 65 9,000
  Lisle, Illinois          
24 Alltown Bus Service Inc. 660 645 +15 15 23,000
  Skokie, Illinois          
25 Royal Coach Lines Inc. 647 758 -111 27 34,500
  Yonkers, New York          
26 Langs Bus Lines Ltd. 645 486 +159 4 26,000
  Strathroy, Ontario          
27 Rolling V Companies* 540 540 0 11 12,000
  South Fallsburg, New York          
28 Kobussen Buses Ltd.* 538 538 0 23 n/a
  Kaukauna, Wisconsin          
29 Selby Transportation Corp. 505 505 0 4 4,000
  Bronx, New York          
30 Pennsylvania Coach Lines Inc. 502 522 -20' 19 29,000
  Mckeesport, Pennsylvania          
31 Johnson School Bus Service Inc.* 481 481 0 15 30,000
  West Bend, Wisconsin          
32 Harlow's School Bus Service Inc. 478 472 +6 54 16,796
  Bismarck, North Dakota          
33 Robert's Hawaii School Bus Inc.* 470 470 0 22 22,000
  Honolulu          
34 AA Transportation Co. Inc. 450 452 -2 17 36,000
  Shrewsbury, Massachusetts          
35 Holcomb Bus Service 347 340 +7 37 20,000
  Bellmawr, New Jersey          
36 The New Britain Transportation Co. 340 320 +20 4 21,000
  New Britain, Connecticut          
37 Boyo Transportation Services Inc. 337 295 +42 6 n/a
  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania          
38 Butler's Bus Service Inc. 303 297 +6 24 12,240
  Concord, New Hampshire          
39 Fullington School Bus LLC 297 n/a n/a 6 12,000
  Clearfield, Pennsylvania          
40 Le Groupe Gaudreault Inc. 271 271 0 9 14,000
  St. Charles-Borromee, Quebec          


*Latest data available

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