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2012 Edition

national industry 485210

Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing bus passenger transportation over regular routes and on regular schedules, principally outside a single metropolitan area and its adjacent nonurban areas.

The immediate parent of national industry 485210 is international industry 48521: Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Providing scenic and sightseeing transportation using buses:are classified in Industry 487110, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land;
  • Providing buses for charter:are classified in Industry 485510, Charter Bus Industry;
  • Operating local and suburban bus transit systems:are classified in U.S. Industry 485113, Bus and Other Motor Vehicle Transit Systems; and
  • Operating independent bus terminals:are classified in Industry 488490, Other Support Activities for Road Transportation.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 485210
2007 485210
2012 485210
2017 485210
2022 485210

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 4131 - Intercity and Rural Bus Transportation

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 485210, Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation:

  1. bus and limo
  2. bus company driver in connection therewith mi
  3. bus company garage employee
  4. bus streetcar subway transit operation
  5. bus transportation company passenger and commuter
  6. intercity and rural bus transportation
  7. interurban and rural bus transportation
  8. interurban and rural bus transportation naic
  9. streetcar bus subway transit operation
  10. subway transit bus streetcar operation
  11. transit and ground passenger transportation
  12. transit and ground transportation not otherwise classified
  13. transit and ground transportation not otherwise classified naic
  14. transportation and warehousing


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