Over 90 years of excellence.

More than 80 million safe miles.

At least 18 million remarkable passenger experiences.

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Why Ride with James River

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Working with you and your staff has been such a pleasure as always. The drivers and transportation vehicles that you and your team provided for each event went above and beyond to ensure that the guests experienced each event at its fullest. What more could we have asked for?

Kelly Coronel, Director of Destination Services
Kingsmill Resort
Williamsburg, Virginia

Thank you so much for all that you do to make my annual “pilgrimage” to Boston so successful.  I know I can count on you for whatever strange thing I may need, even at the last minute.  Please pass along to John Walton how wonderful a driver he is.  Not only do I feel completely safe on the road, I know that his joyful attitude will keep 44 teenagers in good spirits!  He is to be commended for his skills and attitude.  I can’t thank him enough for making my responsibilities so much lighter.

Jan Westbrook
Richmond Community High School
Richmond, VA

We have been very pleased over all these years, and we won’t take a class trip without James River Bus Lines.

Karen Gates
Burkeville Elementary School
Burkeville, Virginia

We were very happy with the buses and the drivers. They were fantastic and so accommodating.

John Kennedy
Capital Air Lodge 1759
Herndon, Virginia

Thank you for arranging the bus transportation for our Mid Atlantic Regional meeting held in Williamsburg last week.  The driver did a wonderful job for us despite the heavy rain and traffic conditions.  He was very professional and courteous and represented James River Transportation well.  We will keep you in mind for our future transportation needs.

Brenda Neil


1. The sales person met and exceeded my expectations in every way. Very professional and efficient. Prompt responses and extremely friendly. She set the standard for a lot of those I deal with to meet in my mind!
2. The driver was truly a professional. He responded quickly and was very open to inputs and suggestions. A great young man with sincerity and professionalism. He represented James River Bus Transportation in a very highly regarded manner and as the only personal contact I have had with your company-I can honestly say “Impressive” is how I would explain the company and this driver to anyone asking. I would recommend him to anyone as a driver without any hesitation!
3. The vehicle and its amenities exceeded my wildest dreams. It was spacious, comfortable and of the top 5 things the students enjoyed from the field trip over half mentioned the bus trip as a highlight of the trip. It was very clean and safe. It had lots of storage and exuded comfort.

4. I would simply like to add a big THANK-YOU to all the staff and professionals at James River for their assistance and extremely courteous expertise in helping our students explore this unique opportunity. You guys are the best in transportation and you truly made it so carefree. Thank-you so very much. I will always remember this trip as a highlight of my teaching career due to the ease of booking and communications passed in helping this be such a seamless event. Keep it up!

Andrew Schmitt – Buckingham County

Your organization is an asset to your community.  Given the limited charter school bus situation in the greater Richmond area, we were fortunate that James River Bus Lines could meet the many needs we had.  Again, many thanks.  You were a vital part of the success of our conference experience.  May God bless you in all your endeavors.

Lerry W. Fogle, Conference Executive Director
Church of the Brethren
New Windsor, Maryland

We at Occasions want to thank you for all the hard work you and your team did. We enjoyed working with you and we hope to work with you in the future. Thank you again!

Dee Kirchmier and Jennifer McBride, Event Designers
Richmond, Virginia