Christopher Lightbody, 21, was killed in the accident on Lanark Road in Carluke, South Lanarkshire, on Thursday.
Mr Lightbody, from Kirkfieldbank, Lanark, was riding his Kawasaki bike north at around 4pm when it collided with a bus.
The 39 year-old driver was taken to Wishaw General Hospital and later released. There were no passengers on the bus.
Any witnesses to the crash are asked to call police on 01698 483000 or 101.