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Half Price Travel 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).

Prices shown include your coachcard discount, your coachcard number will be required during the booking process

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Half Price Travel with National Express

Reliable, affordable and comfortable travel is easier than ever with National Express. As the UK’s largest coach operator we are offering half price journeys for Greater Manchester residents to more than 550 amazing destinations across the country.

And with Manchester’s new Bee Network now launched, getting out and about on public transport could not be simpler. Whether you’re catching up with friends or family, going to an event or visiting an attraction, this offer is a great value option to explore the UK this autumn.

National Express has always been known for reliable, great value travel and in choosing to travel with us, you are also opting for award-winning safety and a guaranteed seat on a relaxing, comfortable journey.

With reclining seats, generous legroom, free Wi-Fi and USB charging points, our iconic white coaches are perfect for short or long journeys. Plus, with significant investment in new and enhanced services, we’re making it easier than ever for people to get around.

John Boughton, Commercial Director at National Express, said: “Manchester's Bee Network is the start of a golden era for public transport locally. National Express is proud to provide reliable, comfortable travel connections between Manchester and the rest of the UK and we're helping your money go further by offering a journey with us for half the price.”

How to redeem

Visit to book your coach travel and enter your voucher code from one of the publications below when asked ‘Do you have a voucher code?’

Find your voucher code in these newspapers

  • Manchester Evening News
  • Rochdale Observer
  • Stockport Express
  • Heywood & Middleton Guardian

Terms & conditions

  • Offer applies to single or multiple passengers (max of six) travelling on the same journey on one ticket
  • A discount will be applied to provide the passenger fare at one half discount on journey price
  • Offer applies to standard and fully flexible fares
  • The offer must be redeemed by 31 October 2023 inclusive
  • Offer applies to travel between 9 October 2023 and 8 December 2023 inclusive
  • Promotional code will be printed in newspaper/online article with instructions to apply when booking online at
  • This voucher is redeemable for one time only
  • Offer is not available through National Express coach stations, kiosks, contact centre, on-board ticket machines, third-party agents and affiliate partners
  • Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer including discount Coachcards
  • Offer is not valid on European services, Festivals & Events services, any services operated by a third-party coach or bus company, or where accommodation, admission or ferry travel is included within the fare
  • The offer excludes any booking fees, any ancillaries (such as seat reservations) and any postal charges that may apply
  • Tickets may be amended. This includes date and time of travel but not route. An excess fare may apply when amending the booked date/time. For more information and details on refunds please visit
  • No cash or other alternative to this offer will be given
  • 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
  • This offer may be withdrawn, suspended or altered at any time
  • This offer is 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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