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Two Ladies Convert an Abandoned Bus to an Awesome Home

Today I wanted to show you a unique project where two ladies turn an abandoned metro bus into a classy home on wheels.

Big thanks to reader Mike B. for sending me the link to this awesome project on Facebook (like us there!) that I’m now getting to share with all of you.

Projects like this are always inspiring to me because people are taking something old and unwanted and turning it into something new that lots of people would really, really want.

Okay so let me show you what the bus originally looked like real quick:


I encourage you to see how they transformed this bus into an awesome “tiny home on wheels” below:


Interior of the Abandoned Bus to Home Project













Photo Credit Unknown (Via Carbuzz)

How would you like to convert a bus or any other type of large vehicle into a tiny home of your own? Or would you rather do a completely new stick built structure on a utility trailer?

For me it depends on what I’d want to do. If I just want a cabin in the woods I’d definitely go with stick built on a trailer.

But if I want to travel around and see the country I’d definitely go with something more like this. Or something like this school bus that a student turned into a beautiful modern home.

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Alex is a contributor and editor for TinyHouseTalk.com and the always free Tiny House Newsletter. He has a passion for exploring and sharing tiny homes (from yurts and RVs to tiny cabins and cottages) and inspiring simple living stories. We invite you to send in your story and tiny home photos too so we can re-share and inspire others towards a simple life too. Thank you!

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  • Virginia La Monica September 2, 2013, 11:57 am

    This is now my fav bus conversion. Very stylish!

    • Dara Ford October 20, 2013, 5:49 am

      Hi Virginia. Are you still interested in Tiny House living? I’ve been looking for land in the SCV and found some areas we could look into. Email me if you want to talk. [email protected].

  • Eric September 2, 2013, 12:34 pm

    Looking at the steering area, I dont think this is driveable any longer. But they did an excellent job.

  • Pam September 2, 2013, 11:22 pm

    WOW!! I’m impressed! Beautiful~

  • Emily September 3, 2013, 3:29 pm

    I love seeing all the creative conversions, but along w/the photo’s would really like a more detailed description of the process, and associated cost’s broken down.

    • jon b. November 1, 2013, 11:53 pm

      Amen to that… As beautiful as it is it’s almost beyond comprehension how they did, or who they hired, or what! But I’d love to see the process, costs, and materials – and in a general way so as not to get too much into their space depending on how much they want to share….

  • Doc September 3, 2013, 3:35 pm

    I am now a converted bus conversion fan! Just had to have the right bus! Best conversion ever Alex! I too would have to make it drivable though. 🙂

    • Alex September 4, 2013, 12:39 pm

      Thanks Doc glad you liked it!

  • Jenifer January 27, 2014, 11:16 am

    I love it, but DH isn’t considering a bus any time soon! LOL

  • Elle June 18, 2014, 12:57 pm

    I’m super interested in whether this bus is movable. Does it drive? If so, how does it drive now that it’s finished? I would love details on that point, the time it took to covert the bus, where they found an abandoned bus, what country they are in…and about 200 other questions. Is there a website of the process? Or can I get in touch with these creative females? They have SO inspired me to move forward with my project.

  • susan July 2, 2015, 2:12 am

    Where can you list a bus conversion forsale? My neighbor was unable to finish his project but its awesome and now his widow must sell and move . Its located in Ohio its awesome she wants to see it completed will make great deal has a 1000$ toilet! Please help me help her find it a new life.

    • Michele in CA March 25, 2018, 3:12 pm

      She can take a video of it and post to youtube.

  • Gabriella April 5, 2017, 4:52 pm

    Very exciting, desaire for adventure.

  • ZACHARY E MOHRMANN April 6, 2017, 2:16 pm

    Outstanding…! Awesome job… I can not remember ever seeing a tiny house conversion from a bus of this type such as this… As I would not have been able to envision such a creation from it’s type either… It is beautiful…! I commend them both for a job outstanding from all others…! Best of luck to their future as well….!

    • Natalie C. McKee Natalie C. McKee April 7, 2017, 4:44 am

      Amazing what you can do with discarded “junk” 🙂

  • Nancy April 23, 2017, 1:10 pm

    Totally awesome!!!

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