Extracurricular Excursions – Activity Buses for Every Need

Tuesday trips to the zoo. Friday night football games. Band competitions.

A safe, comfortable and reliable activity bus, new or used, from Carolina Thomas can get you where you need to go. Thomas Built packs the same safety and peace-of-mind features into their smaller buses that you’ll find in their roomy, full-size models. From 10 passengers to 90, Thomas Built activity buses meet all Multi-Function School Activity Bus (MFSAB) standards. And will exceed yours.

Customized for Your Needs

Carolina Thomas is your one-stop-shop for all your vehicle paint and graphics needs. From simple paint repair to complete vehicle graphic wraps – and everything else in between – we offer a full range of services to meet your specific refinish needs. We also know your school has unique demands for its activity buses, and at Carolina Thomas, we can get you into the ideal bus for your needs. From extra storage to superior comfort, we work to find the perfect bus for your school. Available features such as coach-style seating, video systems, overhead luggage racks, and more allow you to get where you’re going without compromising comfort or safety.

Service & Parts

Once you have found the activity bus to fit your needs, it’s important to keep it running with the right care. The knowledgeable and experienced technicians in our service department are certified to provide superior regular maintenance and repairs to keep your bus on the road. Our parts staff has over 150 years of combined experience to get you the right parts, quickly and affordably. We also include limited warranty protection for all aftermarket parts sold directly by our parts department.

Download Your
Bus Selection Checklist

Shop for a bus with confidence. Download this valuable 25-item checklist designed to help you understand your choices and options as you select a new or used bus.

Financing Options

At Carolina Thomas, we know the importance of customized financing solutions, and we are dedicated to providing the options you need. With several financial services available, our bus financing staff can work with your organization to find the right budgetary fit through a custom lease or finance program. Through flexible terms, a simple application process and best-in-class customer service, we can get you the bus you need today.


When things don’t go as planned, a warranty can give you peace of mind. At Carolina Thomas, all of our new vehicles come with a limited warranty covering defects in material and/or workmanship, which we will repair free of charge within the warranty period. For extended protection, we also offer custom extended warranty options to help protect you down the road.

Ready to find your perfect activity bus?

Whatever your needs, our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is here to help you find the right activity bus. Contact our sales team today to learn how Carolina Thomas can partner with you to solve all of your ground transportation needs.

Use our convenient Bus Inventory Search tool to begin your search today.