Van to Bus Conversions

We’re one of only a handful of firms in Australia that can truly claim to be specialists in van and bus conversions.

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The Auto Extras team is highly experienced in converting standard cargo vans into comfortable passenger buses. We have carried out van-to-bus conversions for clients from a wide range of industries, from childcare to tourism, airport transport and more.

Our skilled team will work with you to modify your van to suit your exact requirements and to include features such as wheelchair access, comfortable seating, PA equipment and much more.

Want to know if we can handle your requirements?

Contact us to find out more about our bus and van conversions, or phone 1800 811 626.


The Auto Extras team converted a Volkswagen Crafter to accommodate 12 passengers and additional storage boxes for a North Queensland tour guide company.

The conversion included installing:

  • heavy-duty plywood flooring for strength, enhanced with a timber-look vinyl covering
  • grey carpet lined walls
  • custom built console between the driver and passengers’ seats to securely hold paperwork
  • PA system and speakers
  • rear storage boxes for passengers’ baggage & water
  • safety escape hammers and a fire extinguisher
  • custom alloy side step and grab handle for easy access
  • nudge bar for road safety.


This Volkswagen Crafter was fitted out with rear seating for a childcare centre. All seats were installed with child anchorage points for booster seats and upholstered in a fun, colourful fabric.

The conversion included installing:

  • 10 custom seats upholstered in a bright, striped fabric to match the red van
  • child anchor points for each seat
  • yellow hand rail to assist children and carers getting into the van
  • auxiliary air-conditioning unit providing air to the passenger area.


Our client requested a unique van-to-bus conversion, combining three wheelchair positions and two foldaway seats in their Volkswagen Crafter.

The conversion included installing:

  • heavy-duty plywood floor lined with non-slip vinyl
  • wheelchair loader and three wheelchair positions
  • two foldaway seats
  • safety hand rails and side steps for easy access
  • heavy-duty plastic wall guard to prevent damage from wheelchair entry and exit.


The Auto Extras team fitted out a Fiat Ducato with rear seating for passenger transfers. The seats were upholstered to match the van’s existing fabric.

The conversion included:

  • heavy-duty, non-slip vinyl flooring
  • rear air-conditioning suitable to the tropical climate
  • 10 custom upholstered seats with armrests
  • side entry step and hand rail for easy access
  • safety escape hammers and a fire extinguisher.