From shuttle bus to tour bus, and everything in between.
At Thomas Built Buses, we provide options. In fact, we offer three different commercial vehicles to choose from: EFX, C2 and HDX. And, whether your focus is short trips or long journeys, we have plenty of options to customize our buses to your specific needs. But we offer far more than function and versatility. People choose Thomas Built because of our unwavering commitment to safety and reliability. In those areas, the only option is excellence.
Finding the right bus to transport your group is a lot of responsibility. You need something safe, reliable and versatile. Our Transit-Liner™ C2 can be customized to meet your specific needs with unique features like coach-style seating, overhead roof racks, video systems and tinted windows. The C2 continues to redefine industry standards, featuring outstanding maneuverability, state-of-the-art driver ergonomics and the most visibility among all Type C buses. And with one of the most extensive dealer networks in the industry, there's always support nearby when you need it. Innovation leads to great things at Thomas Built Buses. Namely, a better bus for everyone.
Seating capacity: Up to 52 passengers
Wheelbase: 158", 179", 199", 219", 238", 259", 279"
GVWR: Up to 33,000 lbs.
Engine: Cummins® ISB 200-260 HP with SCR technology
Propane option: 8.0L V-8 LPG with liquid propane injection system
CNG Option: Cummins ISB 6.7 G with up to 240 hp
Whether you're touring the local sights or setting out across country, the Transit-Liner™ HDX from Thomas Built Buses was designed to make even the longest excursions feel like a quick jaunt. Heavy-duty shock absorbers take on any terrain, from mountain roads to narrow city streets, while the rear engine design keeps the ride nice and quiet for the driver. Options like coach-style seating, pass-through under body storage, overhead book racks and air conditioning add comfort for up to 54 passengers. Yet, for all the attention we pay to comfort, nothing is more important than our unwavering commitment to safety, demonstrated by our drive to meet or often exceed FMVSS. And with one of the most extensive dealer networks in the industry, there's always support nearby when you need it.
Seating capacity: Up to 54 passengers
Wheelbase: 181", 209", 238", 267", 277"
GVWR: Up to 36,200 lbs.
Engine: Cummins® ISB 220-300 HP, ISL 260-300 HP Diesel
Green option: CNG – Cummins ISL G 250-280 HP
For trips that take you miles away from home or just a few blocks down the road, the Transit-Liner™ EFX from Thomas Built keeps up to 56 passengers comfortable and secure. The cockpit is designed for driver comfort and safety with ample legroom and optimized access to controls. Plus, our engine cover allows for quick, easy, tool-free access to the engine, fluids and belts, keeping routine maintenance time to a minimum. At Thomas Built we listen to our drivers, mechanics and customers to help us develop the best buses on the road. And with one of the most extensive dealer networks in the industry, there's always support nearby when you need it.
Seating capacity: Up to 56 passengers
Wheelbase: 136", 155", 174", 193", 212", 231"
GVWR: Up to 36,200 lbs.
Engine: Cummins® ISB 200-260 HP Diesel
From after-school youth groups to senior center outings, a safe, comfortable mode of transportation is non-negotiable. That’s why we equipped the compact Minotour with all the peace-of-mind features that come standard in our larger buses, like the one-piece skirt-to-skirt roof bows and the 12-guage steel wrap-around bumper. And while safety comes standard in every Minotour, an impressive list of features can be customized to best serve you and your passengers. Since 1936, Thomas Built has been building safe buses to meet the needs of passengers, drivers and the community. And with one of the most extensive dealer networks in the industry, there's always support nearby when you need it.
Seating capacity: Up to 30 passengers
Wheelbase: Ford® Chassis: 138" or 158"'; GM® Chassis: 139" or 159"
GVWR: SRW 10,100 lbs.,; DRW 10,050 – 14,500 lbs.
Engine: GM gas 4.8L V8, 6.0L V8; GM diesel 6.6L V8; Ford gas 5.4L V8, 6.8L V10
Propane option: GM 6.0L LPG 332 bhp with liquid propane injection system
CNG option: GM 6.0L Vortec powered by IMPCO Automotive