Discount travel for families

Save money on family travel with a National Express Family Coachcard - depending on your family size, either one or two children can travel anywhere for free on our network, when accompanied by a paying adult.

Simply choose the Family Coachcard that's best for you and your family, and get free child travel all year round.

You can receive your coach ticket by mobile, email or collection (50p charge for each), or via post (there is a £2 charge for postage)


How much is a Family Coachcard?

Family 1plus1 Coachcard for just £8 for one year, a child can travel free when accompanied by one full fare-paying adult

Family 2plus2 Coachcard - for just £16 for one year, two children can travel free when accompanied by two full fare-paying adults.

Are there restrictions on when I can use my Family Coachcard?

With the Family Coachcard, there are no restrictions on peak and off-peak travel times, so you can travel when it suits you - including public holidays, bank holidays and weekends.

There are special instances when you can't use your Family Coachcard, such as when booking travel on our Eurolines or special events services. See terms & conditions on this page for a list of these services.

How do I buy a Family Coachcard?

Purchasing your Family Coachcard is quick and easy. Simply complete your details and your Coachcard will be posted to your home address (£2 p&p will be added to your purchase).

Your Coachcard can take up to 7 days to be delivered and if it hasn't arrived 24 hours ahead of your planned journey, then call our Contact Centre.

Alternatively, give us a call and we will post your Coachcard out to you (£2 p&p will be added to your purchase) or purchase from one of our ticket outlets.


Don't worry about lifting your luggage, our drivers will be happy to load it into and out of the luggage hold and onto the coach for you.

Our other Coachcards

We have a range of other Coachcards that you also might benefit from, all with great savings for young people, disabled people and seniors.

Comfortable Coaches

Creating a safe and comfortable journey for you and your family is one of our main goals, which is why the majority of our fleet now have power sockets for charging your mobile phone or laptop, plus air-conditioning for your comfort...