Saudi Arabia bus market was valued around USD 13.51 Billion in 2019 and is projected to grow at CAGR of 8.52% during the forecast period on account of growing inclination of the population towards public transportation. Furthermore, as part of the Saudi Vision 2030, the country is planning to promote and enhance public transport in the country, which is anticipated to positively influence the market growth over the coming years.

Saudi Arabia bus market can be segmented based on bus length, seating capacity, fuel type, application and region. In terms of seating capacity, market can be segregated into 15-30, 30-40, 40-50 and above 50. Among these, 30-40 segment dominated the market as it is the preferred segment on account of easy boarding, even with a stroller or wheelchair. Additionally, it can easily store large volumes of luggage.

Based on fuel type, diesel segment led the Saudi Arabia bus market with share of 71.84% in 2019 due to its low price in the country. However, increasing emphasis by the governments on clean energy public transportation, share of electric & hybrid bus is expected to increase over the coming years. Furthermore, increasing air pollution and reducing cost of batteries are expected to have a positive impact on the market growth of electric & hybrid buses in the country.

 Based on application, transit bus segment is expected to grow at the highest rate as public bus operators are upgrading bus fleets to reduce fuel and emission costs, while enhancing the riding experience.

Major players operating in the Saudi Arabia bus market include Mercedes Benz AG, MAN SE, Scania AB, Tata Motors Limited, Hyundai Motors Company, AB Volvo, Eicher Motors Limited, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Ashok Leyland Limited and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL). The key players in the market are investing in research & development activities to manufacture technologically advanced buses and increase their market share.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2015-2018

Base Year: 2019

Estimated Year: 2020

Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of Saudi Arabia bus market.
  • To classify and forecast Saudi Arabia bus market based on bus length, seating capacity, fuel type, application and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Saudi Arabia bus market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Saudi Arabia bus market.
  • To conduct the pricing analysis for Saudi Arabia bus market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players involved in the Saudi Arabia bus market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the region. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the product offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major manufacturers across the region.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Saudi Arabia bus market using a bottom-up approach, where data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Bus manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and other stakeholders
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to bus market
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers, and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, Saudi Arabia bus market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Bus Length:
    • Up to 8 M
    • 8-10 M
    • 10-12 M
    • Above 12 M
  • Market, By Seating Capacity:

o    15-30

o    30-40

o    40-50

o    Above 50

·         Market, By Fuel Type:

o    Diesel

o    Petrol/Gasoline

o    CNG

o    Electric & Hybrid

·         Market, By Application:

o    Transit Buses

o    Motor Coaches

o    School Buses

·         Market, By Region:

o    Western

o    Northern & Central

o    Eastern

o    Southern

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Saudi Arabia bus market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

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1.     Product of Interest: Bus

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Saudi Arabia Bus Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

6.    Saudi Arabia Bus Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value & Volume

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1. By Bus Length (Up to 8 M, 8-10 M, 10-12 M, & Above 12 M)

6.2.2. By Seating Capacity (15-30, 30-40, 40-50 & Above 50)

6.2.3. By Fuel Type (Diesel, Petrol, CNG, Others)

6.2.4. By Application (Transit Buses, Motor Coaches & School Buses)

6.2.5. By Region

6.2.6. By Company

6.3.  Market Attractiveness Index, By Seating Capacity

7.    Saudi Arabia Up To 8 M Bus Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1. By Value & Volume

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1. By Seating Capacity

7.2.2. By Fuel Type

7.2.3. By Application

8.    Saudi Arabia 10-12 M Bus Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1. By Value & Volume

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1. By Seating Capacity

8.2.2. By Fuel Type

8.2.3. By Application

9.    Saudi Arabia Above 12 M Bus Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1. By Value & Volume

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1. By Seating Capacity

9.2.2. By Fuel Type

9.2.3. By Application

10.  Saudi Arabia Above 8-10 M Bus Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.   By Value & Volume

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.   By Seating Capacity

10.2.2.   By Fuel Type

10.2.3.   By Application

11.  Pricing Analysis

12.  Import & Export Analysis

13.  Market Dynamics

13.1.  Drivers/Opportunities

13.2.  Challenges/Restraints

14.  Market Trends & Developments

15.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

16.  Saudi Arabia Economic Profile

17.  Competitive Landscape

17.1.Mercedes Benz AG

17.2.MAN SE

17.3.Scania AB

17.4.Tata Motors Limited

17.5.Hyundai Motors Company

17.6.AB Volvo

17.7.Eicher Motors Limited

17.8.Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation

17.9.Ashok Leyland Limited

17.10.            Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL)

18.  Strategic Recommendations

19.  About Us & Disclaimer 

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  • List of Figures
    Figure 1: Saudi Arabia Bus Market – Aided Brand Recall (N=75)
    Figure 2: Saudi Arabia Bus Market – Unaided Brand Recall (N=75)
    Figure 3: Saudi Arabia Bus Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), By Volume (Thousand Unit), 2015-2025F
    Figure 4: Saudi Arabia Commercial Vehicle Sales (Thousand Units), 2015-2019
    Figure 5: Saudi Arabia Bus Market Share, By Length, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 6: Saudi Arabia Bus Market Share, By Seating Capacity, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 7: Saudi Arabia Bus Market Share, By Fuel Type, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 8: Saudi Arabia Bus Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 9: Saudi Arabia Bus Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2019 & 2025F
    Figure 10: Saudi Arabia Bus Market Share, By Company, By Volume, 2019
    Figure 11: Saudi Arabia Bus Market Map, By Seating Capacity, Market Size (USD Billion) & Growth Rate (%)
    Figure 12: Saudi Arabia Up to 8 M Bus Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), By Volume (Thousand Unit), 2015-2025F
    Figure 13: Saudi Arabia Employment to Population Ratio, 2015-2019
    Figure 14: Saudi Arabia Up to 8 M Bus Market Share, By Seating Capacity, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 15: Saudi Arabia Up to 8 M Bus Market Share, By Fuel Type, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 16: Saudi Arabia Up to 8 M Bus Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 17: Saudi Arabia 10-12 M  Bus Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), By Volume (Thousand Unit), 2015-2025F
    Figure 18: Saudi Arabia GDP (In USD Billion), 2015-2019
    Figure 19: Saudi Arabia 10-12 M Bus Market Share, By Seating Capacity, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 20: Saudi Arabia 10-12 M Bus Market Share, By Fuel Type, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 21: Saudi Arabia 10-12 M Bus Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 22: Saudi Arabia Above 12 M Bus Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), By Volume (Thousand Unit), 2015-2025F
    Figure 23: Saudi Arabia GNI Per Capita (PPP) (In USD Thousand), 2015-2019
    Figure 24: Saudi Arabia Above 12 M Bus Market Share, By Seating Capacity, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 25: Saudi Arabia Above 12 M Bus Market Share, By Fuel Type, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 26: Saudi Arabia Above 12 M Bus Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 27: Saudi Arabia 8-10 M Bus Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), By Volume (Thousand Unit), 2015-2025F
    Figure 28: Saudi Arabia Imports Of Goods & Services (USD Billion), 2015-2019
    Figure 29: Saudi Arabia 8-10 M Bus Market Share, By Seating Capacity, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 30: Saudi Arabia 8-10 M Bus Market Share, By Fuel Type, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 31: Saudi Arabia 8-10 M Bus Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2015-2025F
    Figure 32: Saudi Arabia Import of Bus with HS code: 870210 (In USD Million)
    Figure 33: Saudi Arabia Export of Bus with HS code: 870210 (In USD Million)List of Tables

    Table 1: Pricing Analysis of Buses of Major Companies, 2019 
    Table 2: Relevant Import Duties in Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia