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Free journey offer

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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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Discover affordable coach travel today

Every year, thousands of students use us as a great value way to see the country, travel home or visit friends. Now is the time to book that trip for free!

If you scanned a QR code to get to this page, your free voucher code will already be added to your basket when you make your booking. If not, simply add the unique code on your leaflet during the booking process.

Be where you want to be. Do what you want to do. With this ticket and our network, the only limitation is your imagination - so, go on, express yourself with us.

Terms & conditions

  • Voucher entitles customer to one free journey with National Express
  • Discounted ticket must be booked at least 3 days in advance of travel
  • Discounted ticket must be booked between 1 September and 18 December 2022 for travel between 4 September 2022 and 21 December 2022
  • If booking a return journey, the return must also be made by 21 December 2022 to qualify as part of the free journey
  • Free journey can only be redeemed via
  • Maximum of 1 person can travel with the voucher, one booking per voucher
  • Discount applies to one-way and return journeys
  • Discount excludes open returns and Fully Flexible fares
  • Voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer
  • Discount excludes European, Festival & Events, third party and special services
  • Offer not valid where accommodation or admission are included as part of the overall fare
  • If you amend your discounted ticket, the free journey discount will not be reapplied
  • Offer may be withdrawn, suspended or altered at any time
  • All tickets are issued and all passengers are carried subject to National Express' General Conditions of Carriage, available online and at all National Express outlets
  • Issued by National Express, National Express House, Birmingham Coach Station, Mill Lane, Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DD

Why choose us?

We're the UK's largest operator of scheduled coach services, so book today and enjoy...

  • a guaranteed seat
  • plenty of legroom
  • adjustable air-conditioning
  • a generous luggage allowance
  • free Wi-Fi and more!
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