First Student provides student transportation in 38 U.S. states and 8 Canadian provinces while our fleet of 49,000 buses serves 6 million student journeys every day. We’re not just a leading school bus company - we’re one of the world’s most extensive transportation operations of any kind. In fact, each year we transport more passengers than all major U.S. airlines combined.
When school districts need transportation solutions, First Student delivers. We've developed customized services across 1,300 contracts that support the transportation needs of 6 million students each day. This expertise combined with our commitment to innovation and student safety has established us as the industry’s leading provider of school busing and student transportation services.
We put our experience to work to custom-design a transportation package that addresses your district's specific goals and needs.
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First Planning Solutions, our in-house specialists, are the industry’s leading experts on school bus routing and student transportation logistics.
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We provide safe, reliable, cost-effective options for everything from school bus leasing and maintenance to daily shuttles and charter bus rentals for large and small events.
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First Student’s industry-leading innovation means continuously researching, developing and investing in technology that matters.
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Our student transportation experience can be traced back a century. And while throughout the years equipment and technology have evolved, our commitment to safety and service has remained unchanged. We are proud to have transported past generations and look forward to serving tomorrow’s students.
Student safety is the primary concern of school districts, parents and communities. That’s why safety is a core value, an integral part of our culture, and a way of life for our employees. We invest millions in equipment, technology and driver training, making our school buses one of the safest forms of transportation on the road today.