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Coach travel is back

Find out the latest information about changes to our services

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

Passengers

We’re back on the road

Our coaches services are running again, providing coach travel to over 200 stops across the UK, including major towns, cities and airports. We’re currently operating a reduced timetable, but we’re regularly adding more stops and services, so if you can’t find a suitable journey, keep checking this page for the latest updates and information.

For your peace of mind when booking, we are...

  • Increasing the flexibility of our tickets - visit our flexible travel page to find out about our free amendments and updated refund policy
  • Enhancing our safety measures - find out about the changes we’re making on our coronavirus safety page

New Services from 13 July

New services and increased frequency of services for the following routes from 13 July. Available to book now. This list just shows the main stops, to see all the stops and services we’re running you can use our Route Map

  • London - Heathrow
  • London - Portsmouth
  • London - Bristol
  • London - Birmingham
  • London - Luton Airport
  • Cardiff - Bristol - Heathrow
  • London - Exeter - Torquay - Paignton
  • London - Exeter - Plymouth - Newquay - Penzance
  • London - Bournemouth
  • London - Sheffield
  • London - Leeds
  • London - Newcastle
  • London - Manchester
  • Manchester - Birmingham - Heathrow
  • Birmingham - Bristol - Plymouth
  • Bradford - Leeds - Birmingham
  • Swansea - Birmingham
  • Birmingham - Luton Airport
  • Hull - Lincoln - Nottingham - Birmingham
  • Bournemouth - Heathrow
  • London - Edinburgh

Leicester service disruptions

Following Government advice, we have temporarily suspended our 440 National Express services to or from Leicester until 15 July.

The suspension of our 440 services via Leicester, has also impacted all journeys between:

Derby - Loughborough - Leicester - London.

All affected passengers will be contacted and provided with a full refund.

The safety and well-being of our customers and teams always comes first at National Express and the decision to resume will be guided by Government advice.

Find out where you can go

 

Use our interactive Route Map to see which stations and stops we are currently serving and how they connect.

On Route Map, you can...

  • Search by location, postcode or simply zoom into the map to search for stops
  • Select a stop and Route Map will show you all the stops you can travel to direct 
  • Choose where you want to go and select “Book Journey” to see our next available services for that route. You can amend the date, add a return, or change the number of passengers using the “Change Journey option” 

 

Interactive Route Map

 

For more help and information on how to use Route Map, see our Route Map guide.

Can’t find a stop or service that suits you?

  • We want to hear from you. Let us know where you want to go on our customer travel survey and we’ll use this information as we plan additional services.
  • Keep checking this page for updates as we’re regularly adding more stops and services. Our Route Map updates automatically as more stops and services are added.
  • In the meantime, try neon, our on-demand coach service. Search for an existing journey or request a new one.

Event services

Please visit our events homepage for more information on cancelled, postponed and rescheduled events.

European services

Following advice from the Foreign Office, we have temporarily suspended our European services. If you have booked to travel on one of our European services, please see our coronavirus FAQ page for information on ticket amendment and refunds.

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand this is a great time of uncertainty for all during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and we are doing everything we can to ensure the safety of our staff and customers.

For the answers to our most common questions, please visit our dedicated coronavirus page.

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