Thomas Built Buses of New Jersey

H.A. DeHart & Son is the Factory Authorized Dealer for Thomas Built Buses in the state of New Jersey. Thomas Built Buses are North America’s largest full-line bus manufacturer, with more school buses on the road in NJ then any other manufacturer. Thomas Built Buses ensure the highest level of safety, reliability and dependability.

H.A. DeHart & Son has become not only one of the oldest – but also one of the most respected – suppliers in the school, mini-bus, airport shuttle, and charter buses with our standard and lift equipped vehicles. At H.A. DeHart & Son we offer a full selection of school buses to meet your transportation needs.


If you are driven, customer service oriented and want a challenge, we want you to become a part of our team.

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Electric Buses Available Under HCESC Co-op

Electric Buses Available Under HCESC Co-op

Cooperative Purchasing Type A, B, & C School Vehicles #HCESC-Trans 19-17. Effective through January 13, 2022. 16 Passenger – Starting at $49,900  /  24 Passenger – Starting at $53,300  /  Type C, 54 Passenger – Saf-T Liner C2. Please see posting for more details.


H.A. DeHart was the only bus company who volunteered to come to my office and go through the build out and purchasing process step by step. Their prices were competitive, they were quick to respond to any email or phone inquiry, and delivered right on time. Best of all, our drivers love driving these buses, and our students love traveling in them.

Dave Seidman, Head of School, Hawthorne Christian Academy

My experience working with Brandon.  He is Very knowledgeable and detailed.  Always punctual and follows up on deliveries, quotes and problems.  Its is a pleasure working with Brandon.

Ken Malavasi, Automotive foreman, Maplewood Twp DPW

The sales & service personnel at H. A. DeHart & Son provide top-notch customer service and have quickly responded to all of our requests.

Patrick Madden, B.A.

We have been purchasing our buses through H.A. DeHart for several years and are happy with the service. Last year we purchased a 54 passenger bus and the feedback we have been receiving from the driver is excellent. I am hoping to buy buses on a regular schedule from now on through H.A. DeHart.

Ria Gurski, Transportation Director Sparta Board of Education

John Leckie, Inc. has been purchasing equipment from H.A. DeHart for years and we’ve been extremely satisfied with their professional service and the unmatched product they deliver. We truly believe that our partnership with H.A. DeHart has been a significant factor in the success we’ve had as a transportation provider.

Tim Leckie, Vice President, John Leckie, Inc.

Decorative: fancy-quoteDecade after decade, Thomas Built Buses has followed one simple philosophy: design and build the kind of bus we’d want our own children to ride in. It’s a simple idea and it works. Passenger safety is our number one priority and every school bus we manufacture meets or exceeds all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for school buses.

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