## What is the load capacity of a school bus?

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The biggest school buses — the flat-front, transit-style models that are known as Type Ds — can carry up to 90 passengers. Conventional school buses — with a hood in front and the entrance door behind the front wheels, aka Type C models — typically have a capacity of about 80 passengers.

**What is a normal bus capacity?**

40 to 80 people

Total bus height is usually 13 to 14.5 feet, and typical passenger seating capacity ranges from 40 to 80 people.

### How many windows does a 40 foot school bus have?

14-window

The 14-window bus usually comes in at 40ft, which is the legal maximum on length for a bus.

**What are the dimensions of a 72 passenger school bus?**

How long is a 72 passenger school bus? Body length 23 ft (7 m). Overall with front 28 ft (8.5 m). Interior height 73 in (1.85 m).

## What is the capacity of a short school bus?

Small School Bus (14-Passenger), the Lowest Cost Bus Transportation Option.

**What is the mass of a school bus?**

A school bus weighs around 10,000 to 25,000 pounds when empty and 14,500 to 36,000 pounds when full.

### How many rows are there on a bus?

Bus type comparison list

4 seats per row (Standard) | 2 seats per row | |
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Seat width | 42-45cm | 47-70cm |

Seat pitch | 70-90cm | 100-160cm |

Seat arrangement | Arranged with 11 rows of 4 seats with the central aisle in between. | Arranged with 6~7 rows of 2 seats with the central aisle in between. |

The back row | 4 seats or 5 seats | 2seats |

**How many passengers fit on a Greyhound bus?**

A typical bus will have around 56 seats depending on the manufacturer and model, but they can have anywhere from 36 to 60 seats.

## What is the biggest school bus?

Gillig Transit Coach School Bus

Gillig Transit Coach | |
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1977 Gillig 97-passenger Transit Coach Model DT-16, one of the largest school buses ever produced. | |

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Manufacturer | Gillig Brothers (1940–1969) Gillig Corporation (1969–1982) |

Production | 1940–1982 |

**How big is the inside of a school bus?**

The average width of the inside of a large school bus is about 90 inches. Small school buses range from 72 to 92 inches wide. The width of a school bus aisle depends upon the width of its seats (typically ranging from 18 to 45 inches) the wider the seats, the narrower the aisle.

### How long is the largest school bus?

The model line also offered the highest-capacity school bus ever produced, offering up to 97-passenger seating (current design standards restrict maximum capacity to 90)….Gillig Transit Coach School Bus.

Gillig Transit Coach | |
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Dimensions | |

Length | 28–40 feet (8.5–12.2 m) |

Width | 96 inches (2.4 m) |

Chronology |

**How heavy is a 40 ft school bus?**

How much does a 40 ft school bus weigh? The curb weights for these transit buses currently range between approximately 20,000 and 33,000 pounds, and fully-loaded weights range from approximately 30,000 to 44,000 pounds.

## How much does a 40 ft school bus weigh?

How much does a 40 ft school bus weigh? You can expect an average school bus weight to be about 24,387 pounds (11,062 kg). How many tons is an empty school bus?

**How many passengers does a school bus hold?**

Standard-sized school buses tend to be 8 to 9 feet wide. This allows for around 90 passengers, and of course, the space for the driver at the front of the cab. The smaller ones, on the other hand, are around 6 feet wide.

### How much space do you need to convert a school bus?

Most school buses that you will be looking at to convert are around 245 to 300 square feet. This is after the seats have been taken out and all unnecessary dividers have been removed. At the end of the conversion, you will not have that amount of space to walk in though.

**What is the square footage of a bus?**

Most buses are 7.5 feet wide on the interior. So, to quickly get an estimate of a bus’ square footage, use the equation [number of windows] x 2.5 x 7.5. For instance, my bus has 5 windows, so 5 x 2.5 x 7.5 = 93.75 square feet.