California USED BUSES

California, the 31st state, and the most populous state in the United States, was the location of the California Gold Rush in 1848. This event helped to mold and shape California’s economy by the influx of hundreds of thousands of people that migrated to the state in hopes of a better future.

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Carpenter Bus is #1 church bus dealer in California, and we know the right amenities and services to meet the needs of your Church.


These economic and safe buses from Carpenter Bus are the leading privately and publically owned buses in California.


Carpenter Bus is the perfect place for those hard-to-find recreational party buses in California.


These buses are the most popular transport buses in California, and are the easiest to find at Carpenter Bus. .


Carpenter Bus has a wide inventory of these extremely essential buses in the state of California.


These #1 fuel-alternative buses are the cleanest, safest, and most economical vehicles in California.

No one can hear the word California and not think about the friendliest place on Earth…Disneyland!! This ultimate theme park, designed, built, and thoroughly supervised by Walt Disney, opened in 1955.  Since its inception, it has undergone numerous expansions and renovations, making it the most visited theme park in the world with over 650 million guests.

California’s culture is second to none and has made California one of the most visited states in the U.S. The sunny and dry climate throughout most of the year, the Big Sur coastline, Yosemite National Park, and Laguna Beach are just a few of the natural attractions that bring visitors from all over the world. It’s no wonder that from the infamous Hollywood sign, an iconic symbol of the American film industry, to its 20 major professional sports league franchises, to its beautiful pristine beaches, California has become the ideal resort destination.

Carpenter Bus has been serving the bus industry for over 60 years and is an award-winning company for its outstanding sales and service.  With one of the largest inventories in the country, we have become America’s #1 church bus dealer and are the exclusive bus provider for Cokesbury, Gospel Advocate and My Healthy Church, as well as the leader of bus sales for corporate entities in the state of California.

Carpenter Bus has one of the largest selections of makes and models of new and used buses for every occasion including church buses, mini buses, limo buses, shuttle buses, wheelchair buses, propane buses, 15 passenger vans, and a commercial bus fleet sales division.

In addition to selling buses, Carpenter Bus also offers one of the largest inventories of top-quality bus parts available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

So, if you are looking for a new or used bus in the California area, contact Carpenter Bus today, toll free at 1-800-370-6180. Our first-rate sales team is ready to find the perfect bus to fit your needs and your budget.

bus buying guide


We have created a guide designed to help you in the bus purchase process. By downloading our Bus Buying Guide, you will get access to full color bus brochures, full HD videos, bus floor plans and BELOW PUBLISHED PRICES!

Make sure you have all of the information you need to make the best possible decision for your organization. Our Bus Buying Guide will help you do that!


Henry Headden

Henry H. Headden, president and owner of Carpenter Bus Sales, Inc., has devoted the last 38+ years to providing reliable and safe transportation to a variety of customers. In 1953, Henry’s father, Harmon Headden, started Carpenter Bus Sales.  After earning a degree in Engineering from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Henry decided to join the family business in 1973. Since then, Carpenter Bus Sales has become recognized as America’s #1 Church Bus Dealer. “One of the things I love the most about our company is the family atmosphere among our employees. I care about my people and their families. I am honored to be able to work alongside some of the finest people in the transportation industry.”  Henry and his wife, Betsy, reside in Brentwood, Tennessee. They have 2 grown children. They also have 3 grandchildren.


Carpenter Bus sells buses in the following cities : Anaheim, Bakersfield, Berkeley, Beverly Hills, Burbank, California City, Carlsbad, Chico, Chula Vista, Corona, Costa Mesa, Escondido, Fremont, Fresno, Glendale, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Oakland, Oceanside, Ontario, Orange, La Jolla, Laguna Beach, Long Beach,Los Angeles, Malibu, Modesto, Monterey, Mountain View, Newport Beach, Palm Springs, Palo Alto, Pasadena, Redding, Riverside, Roseville, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Santa Monica, Sunnyvale, Stockton, Temecula, Torrance, and more.

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