As the Northwest's largest and longest-established bus dealer, Schetky NW Sales has served our customers' transportation needs for more than 65 years. We attribute our longevity in transportation to providing the best customer experience, and to selling vehicles that are known for their quality and reliability. At Schetky NW, we will work with you over the lifetime of your vehicle to make sure you get the most out of your investment.

Schetky NW is a dealer for both Commercial Shuttle Buses and School Buses. Our customers range from Assisted Living Communities, Public Transit Agencies, School Districts, Casinos, Churches, Child Care Facilities, Medical Transportation, and Limousine Companies. The vehicles we sell are ElDorado National Buses, Thomas Built Buses, Elkhart Coaches, Starcraft Buses, Accubuilt Vans, Tuscany Vans, and Champion Buses. These manufacturers are the industry leaders in sales volume, and rank the highest in safety by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

Our service, parts and sales staff will be happy to assist you in selecting


Schetky NW Sales has the largest service center in the Northwest with 12 indoor bus stalls, as well as the area's largest parts department. We can ship your parts to you overnight, or sell them as customer pick-ups.

We also provide a mobile field service, which means that we can save you time by sending technicians to work on your vehicle, at your location.


Our Service, Parts and Sales staff will be happy to assist you in selecting the right products to better serve your customers. We understand that there are many options available and that a professional opinion can greatly help in the decision making process. Our Sales team has over 150 years of combined bus sales experience, and our parts department has over 75 years of combined bus parts experience. We are proud of our employees' expertise and will gladly help when it comes time for discussions regarding your business' transportation.

History Timeline

For decades, Schetky has been a prominent name in the transportation industry. Our tradition of providing the best customer service and the highest quality products define our past and lead us into the future. Take a look below for a summary of our accomplishments as the Northwest's leader of transportation.

Jack Schetky assembled the first school bus west of the Mississippi River.
The company opened for business under the name of Roots and Schetky. Our first sale was a flatbed truck to Mr. Fred Meyer, founder of the popular store chain at Meyer's original location.
World War II
Jack built 65 buses with trailers to transport shipyard workers.
Jack helped write the original Washington State school bus code.
Jack Schetky and son John purchased the Roots portion of the company and changed the name to Schetky Equipment.
John Schetky helped write the original Oregon State school bus code and what may have been one of the shortest bills passed in Oregon. It read: "School districts shall have the authority to lease school buses."
Approx. 1959
Schetky was the original approved bus sales company for the new State of Alaska. Jack Schetky helped write the official Alaska State school bus codes.
John Schetky and son Randy changed the name to Schetky NW Sales.
We offer the most innovative and highly awarded vehicles in the commercial and school bus industries. And our commitment to quality after-sales support is as strong today as it was 60 years ago.