Diesel Goes the Distance

  • Fuel-efficient, 1 gallon of Diesel has 113% of the energy of gasoline
  • Diesel engines can last 15 to 20 years
  • Ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) cuts soot emissions, keeping students and communities healthier.

Seamless Financing

  • Alternative fuel leasing options
  • Fleet maintenance options
  • Negotiable and adjustable leasing contracts for your convenience

Leasing Agreements

  • Full-maintenance leasing plans
  • Predictable and fixed costs
  • Eliminates fleet downtime

Platinum Support Dealer

Our sales and technician teams are wholly focused on supporting your transportation requirements. Hoekstra has been a leader in the transportation industry for more than 90 years and is a recognized Thomas Platinum Support Dealer. You’ll notice the benefits of this status through:

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  • Product Knowledge – Hoekstra’s sales consultants and technicians are extremely knowledgeable about Thomas Built products and their available customizations, including what will work for your specific challenges.
  • Customer Service – No more long holds, long lines, odd hours. We cater to your schedule.
  • Maintenance & Repairs – With comprehensive service packages available, we’ll keep your fleet fine-tuned and optimized for service.

Explore Available School Bus Models

Available Models

Hoekstra’s long-term relationship with Thomas Built Buses means we can order and customize each model for your specific needs. Not sure what you’re looking for? Check out our available models below to help narrow down the list.


The Saf-T-Liner C2®

  • 35 to 81 passengers
  • 25% improved visibility over typical Type C bus
  • Simple serviceability
  • CNG, Propane, and fully-electric models available

The Saf-T-Liner® EFX School Bus

  • Up to 90 passengers
  • Maximum visibility windshield
  • Meets or exceeds FMVSS

The Saf-T-Liner® HDX School Bus

  • Three engine options
  • Up to 90 passengers
  • Loading zone visibility
  • Integrated mirrors
  • CNG fuel option available

The Minotour®

  • Up to 30 passengers
  • Ergonomic driver controls
  • Backup camera
  • Ford & GM gas engine types available

The Minotour MFSAB Childcare

  • Up to 30 passengers
  • Built like a full-size school bus
  • Flexible options for youth groups, senior centers, and more

Fleet & Leasing Solutions

We offer the best in “Turn-Key” solutions for your school’s transportation equipment needs with our full-maintenance lease plans.

Alternative Fuels

Hoekstra Transportation offers several solutions that help our customers overcome the challenges of reducing emissions, lowering operating costs and decreasing reliance upon fluctuating fuel prices.


We take your success personally, which means keeping your fleet functional and fine-tuned is our priority. We accomplish this through a variety of service models including as-needed and managed services – or even mobile service technicians.

Ready to customize your school bus or fleet?

When you need us, we’re here. Partner with Hoekstra Transportation for a consultative approach to purchasing your new or pre-owned school buses, fit to your district’s needs. We’ll guide you through the most frequently asked questions, customization options, as well as leasing and fleet solutions to help you make the most informed choice.

Call 1 (800) 444-4104


In-Stock New & Used School Bus Inventory

We have your Thomas Built Buses School Buses waiting for you.

Whether you are in the market for new or pre-owned school buses, need buses now or are looking for next school year, we have you covered.

New School Bus Inventory

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Pre-Owned School Bus Inventory

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