Busbud is an online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 2.3 million bus routes worldwide.

Busbud covers buses in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Southeast Asia.

Busbud was founded in Oct 1, 2011 by LP Maurice and Frederic Thouin. The company is headquartered in Montréal, Quebec, Canada.


Busbud's convenient and secure booking website and app offer the ability to search, compare and buy tickets from over 3,900 bus companies in 16,000 cities across 80+ countries, supporting transactions in 30 currencies.


Busbud is backed by CBGF, WIND Ventures, Investissement Québec (IQ), Inovia, OMERS Ventures, Real Ventures, Revolution Ventures, Plaza Ventures, FJ Labs, Export Development Canada (EDC), and others. The company raised $11M in new financing on Feb 22, 2022. This brings Busbud's total funding to $43.2M to date.



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $43.2M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Montreal
  • State: Quebec
  • Country: Canada
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