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Get a great deal on coach hire for your next school trip with National Express

School trips

Fuel your students' imagination with a fun-filled coach trip

Explore outside of the classroom with our coach & bus hire options

From watching the world beneath them on our double deckers, to travelling like royalty on an executive coach, the adventure begins when they step onboard with us. Plus, with fully audited coach operators and DBS checked drivers, as well as all costs remaining up front, you can be sure of a safe, secure and affordable experience from start to finish.

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  2. We'll find the best offer for you

We have access to over 10,000 vehicles across the UK which means you can hire any vehicle, any time, anywhere!

  3. We'll give you a quote!

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Call us on 03301 358 469 if you have an enquiry. Our main sales enquiry lines are open for quotes between 08.00 and 18.30, Monday to Friday.

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Expert travel planning

We understand how tight budgets can be when it comes to organising a school trip.

That's why we offer expert travel planning to help you find the best solution for an even better price. 

Take a look at our money-saving tips page for more ideas.

Student safety

Safety, of course, is always our top priority, only ever using operators that pass rigorous safety audits and are an approved supplier. 

We only use DBS checked drivers, as well as fully audited vehicles, on our hires. Plus, with over 300 million journeys made across our fleet each year, you can be sure when you hire with us you know you're in safe hands.

For more on safety at National Express, check out our Safety page.

Punctuality monitoring

Being on time is important to us, and we know that for school trips, making the most of a students' day out is vital. 

This is why we ensure when you hire with us, we only supply drivers who have scored highly in our punctuality and performance monitoring. 

Top customer service

Customer relations are at the centre of all that we do, aiding you through your journey with us from start to finish.

Our operators are carefully assessed through feedback given to us from previous customers. We then use this to ensure the highest standard of service is delivered, no matter the journey or destination.

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Download our school pack


Click the link below to view or download our school transport pack for full information about the options we can provide.

You can also call us on 03301 358 469 if you would like to speak to one of our experts.


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More than just travel

Not only do we offer great value coach and bus travel, but you can also take advantage of our fantastic all-inclusive deals with some of the best attractions in the UK.

Our partners include Alton Towers, Legoland, Thorpe Park, Chessington World of Adventures, SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, The London Dungeon and Warwick Castle.



Please call us on 03301 358 469 for details on how to book these amazing attraction packages

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