Start saving on travel today!

Discover how to get the most out of your National Express Young Persons Coachcard and start saving on travel to 100s of UK destinations, as well as festivals, events and direct travel to lots of universities across the country.

Save 1/3 on all UK standard and fully flexible adult fares

Whether you're travelling at peak or off-peak travel times, travelling on a Bank Holiday or weekend, you'll make great savings all year round with your National Express Young Persons Coachcard.

Your new Coachcard is the perfect way to save cash on travel if you're visiting mates at other unis, heading home or getting to a gig - how does 15% off festival and event travel with your Coachcard sound?

With direct travel to 100's of UK towns and cities available, you'll enjoy a year that's packed full of great memories - all at a bargain price.


Save 15% on direct travel to festivals and events

Whether you're looking for the best in live music, the hottest festivals or the UK's biggest sporting events - we can get you right to the heart of the action and back in comfort, safety and style.

Terms & conditions

NatWest Student Current Account National Express Coachcard Terms

1. Introduction

This benefit is provided by National Express Group PLC (registered in England and Wales under number 2590560) and whose registered office is National Express House, Birmingham Coach Station, Mill Lane, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DD (National Express).

2. Registration

You are automatically registered for this benefit when:

  • Your account is opened;
  • You have registered for Online Banking; and
  • You have elected to receive e-statements.

3. What is a Coachcard?

A travel card which is valid for 4 years from the date you open your Student Account and which entitles you to:

  • Save 1/3 on Adult Standard and Fully Flexible Fares on National Express coaches in the UK.
  • Save 1/3 on Adult Standard Fares on Hovertravel and CityLink services when booked through National Express
  • Save 15% on coach travel services to selected events and festivals operated by National Express, a list of which can be found at

4. Are there any exclusions?

This benefit is subject to the following exclusions:

  • Your Coachcard can only be used for tickets in your name.
  • Your Coachcard is not transferable (i.e. it can only be used by you).
  • A maximum of four Coachcards can be used in a single booking.
  • Your Coachcard is not valid for the following fares:
    • Restricted
    • European services
    • Multiride tickets
    • Season tickets
    • Any special offer fares or promotional fares
  • Your Coachcard is not valid on the following coaches:
    • Multiride
    • Ulsterbus
    • Any third party services (apart from Hovertravel and CityLink operated services)
  • Your Coachcard is not valid where accommodation or admission is included within the fare.

5. How do I make a booking?

You can make a booking once you have received your Coachcard.

You can purchase discounted tickets online at:, by calling: 0871 781 8181 (all calls will be charged, please see: for further details), from a driver, and at any National Express outlet or ticket machine. A full list of ticket outlets can be found online at

You can only make a booking if your Coachcard has not expired. Your Coachcard must be valid on the date of travel. The expiry date is shown on the back of your Coachcard.

6. What do I need to do when I arrive for my journey?

You will be asked to show the driver your Coachcard when boarding. Failure to show the driver your Coachcard will invalidate your ticket and you will have to buy a new ticket to travel.

7. What do I do if I lose my Coachcard?

If you lose your Coachcard you will be charged £5 for a replacement Coachcard. To apply for a replacement Coachcard, please contact us on: 0844 620 2400

8. If your Student Account is closed

If your Student Account is closed at any time before your Coachcard expires, this benefit will be automatically cancelled at the end of that academic year and you’ll no longer be able to use your Coachcard.

9. How to contact us

You can contact us about your Coachcard on: 0844 620 2400

10. Contract and Coachcard Terms and Conditions

By opening your account you enter into a contract with National Express and become subject to these Terms. If you choose to use the National Express website or sign up to receive marketing directly from National Express, you will also be bound by the National Express Privacy Policy, which is available at:

11. Your Information

Natwest will share your information with National Express in accordance with General Term 1 of the [NatWest Personal & Private Current Account Terms] to the extent needed for National Express to provide this benefit to you.

Any personal information you provide to National Express when making a booking will be used for the purpose of fulfilling your booking in accordance with Term 9.3 of the National Express General Conditions of Carriage and in accordance with the National Express Privacy Policy. For further information, please refer to these additional terms at:

12. Travel

All travel is subject to National Express' General Conditions of Carriage which can be found at: