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Travel across the UK by coach this summer with National Express

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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).

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Getting you to your happy places with fares from £5

We believe nothing should stop you from getting out there and having a good time. That’s why, wherever you’re going on our network, we offer a great value fare to get you there. Plus, you can save that little bit more when you’re logged into My Account, as the booking fee is free.

Check out the table below to see which routes have the best fares available right now and start saving today. Don’t worry if your route isn’t listed. You can still get a great price when you book with us as we have over 100,000 fares that are £5 or less.


How to save the most when travelling with National Express


  • Purchase through nationalexpress.com - you can feel confidence that you're getting the best value for money with us.
  • Sign up to My Account to remove booking fees from your journey.
  • Look for the following label when making a booking to find opportunities to save the most


Tips for finding our lowest fares

Follow the tips below and use our blue journey planner at the top of the page to search for your journey.

  Search Early

The earlier you book the more likely you are to find one of our lowest fares. Where possible, search for your journey at least 3 days in advance.

  Stay Flexible

As our fares change depending on the demand for each service, you might find a lower fare by changing the time or day of your travel.

  Avoid Peaks

As there tends to be more demand on Fridays and at weekends, try searching for journeys between Monday and Thursday.

Our popular routes with cheap fares
Route Fares as low as
Bristol to/from London £4.90
London to Luton Airport £8
Birmingham to/from London £8.90
Nottingham to/from London £8.90
Bournemouth to/from London £9
Cardiff to/from London £10.90
Cheltenham to/from London £9
Manchester to/from London £10.90
London to Stansted Airport £11
Bristol to/from Heathrow Airport £19


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There are so many fantastic reasons to choose National Express, but every single reason points the same way. Take a look at some of the pages below and discover why this is the direction of travel.

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Looking for inspiration?

Take a look at our blog today and find great ideas for your next adventure by coach.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 2 July 2024 for travel between 2 July 2024 - 28 October 2024.

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