• Transportation Department

    2070 Mission Ave, Oceanside CA 92054


    Office Hours: Monday  - Friday 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Bus Garage Hours: Monday - Friday 6:00 am - 5:00 PM 

    Introducing the new eLion electric school bus

    Welcome to the Oceanside Transportation website! We have been transporting Oceanside students for over 70 years. Steeped in history and renowned for its attention to safety and environmental concerns. Hundreds of students ride our buses each day, for many students, their school day begins and ends on the school bus. Whether on their way to school, on a field trip, or on their way home, all Oceanside school bus drivers/school bus attendants take great pride in transporting their precious cargo.-   Karen Ballard Sohayda, Director of Transportation 

     Our Mission Statement:

    It is the mission of the Transportation Department to support the academic achievement of our students by providing for the safe operation of a school transportation service. We believe that student transportation enhances the educational opportunities of our students.

    We are dedicated to providing courteous and professional service to our students and families when addressing all your transportation needs.

    "Students are our priority. The safety of our students is our primary concern."


      " Favorite part of the day? Going on a school field trip, and realizing the bus ride was the best part!"

    -anonymous 10 years old-


    Karen Ballard Sohayda, Director of Transportation

    (760) 966-7885, karen.ballard@oside.us