School Buses

Get your students to and from school safely with a reliable, highly-experienced school bus provider.

Explore Cardinal Buses/GO Riteway Student Transportation Services

Why use Cardinal Buses/GO Riteway for bus transportation?

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All drivers must pass a background check and we routinely check our fleet for maintenance and safety needs.


Count on our professionally-trained drivers, employed to ensure transportation efficiency and children’s safety.

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Our friendly, well-trained, and polite drivers are dedicated to making the school bus experience great for every student.

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We step in to provide transportation for field trips, athletic teams, special needs groups, and extracurricular activities.

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With our school bus division, we have a rich history of serving 35+ school districts throughout Northern Illinois and Wisconsin.

Frequently Asked Questions: School Bus Services

Safety is our top priority. By proactively maintaining our fleet of school buses, undergoing regular safety inspections, performing background checks on all of our drivers, and ample driver training, we take every precaution to ensure students reach their destination safely.

Our drivers undergo a background check, drug test, and medical screening before they are hired. Then, they enter an extensive performance-based training program, which requires the new driver to demonstrate proficiency and skills prior to graduation. After initial training, ongoing safety and operations training is required of all drivers. If a driver falls below our expected standard, remedial training is required. Our school bus drivers are trained specifically to drive a school bus.

Yes, all of our school buses are insured to each school district’s unique specifications.

Yes, we offer school busses as an economical option for transporting large groups for events, outings, and more. Request a custom quote online or call our reservation agents directly at 800-236-5450.

School Buses

Up to 50 Passengers


  • Room for 70 school-age kids or 50 adults
  • Walk-in entrance
  • 2-across seating with center aisle
  • Trained, professional driver
  • And more…