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Get an amazing 20% off coach travel

Enjoy savings for you and a friend with your Merseytravel concessionary pass

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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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Claim your 20% discount

National Express has partnered with Merseytravel to bring you even more savings. 

We're offering all concessionary pass holders (the Older Person's Travel Passes and the Disabled Person's Travel Pass) a 20% discount off our standard fares to hundreds of UK destinations. 

Simply enter your journey details into our blue journey planner to redeem your exclusive discount for you plus one other Adult or Child travelling with you and the discount will be applied at checkout.

IMPORTANT - you will need to show your valid Merseytravel Concessionary Pass along with your National Express ticket when boarding the coach.

Please visit the Merseytravel website for information on passes and more.


Why travel with us?

We pride ourselves on being the nation's number 1 coach company, but there’s all sorts of reasons to get the coach with us:

  • Every booking guarantees a seat.
  • You’ll have plenty of legroom.
  • And adjustable air-conditioning.
  • Pack your bags like a pro with our generous luggage allowance.
  • Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi on most National Express services.
  • Sign up to My Account and save on booking fees - Save £1.50 every time you book.

Terms & conditions

  • Holders of a Merseytravel Concessionary Pass, plus one accompanying person, qualify for a 20% discount off the Standard Single or Standard Return Adult or Child ticket price for a National Express journey in the UK.
  • Qualifying Merseytravel passes: the Older Person's Travel Passes and the Disabled Person's Travel Pass. NOTE: You will be required to show your valid Merseytravel Pass when boarding the National Express Coach.
  • Bookings must be made at least 3 days before your outward travel date.
  • Discount is available online via the special web page. Discount is not available through National Express ticket machines, call centre or on-board National Express coaches.
  • Discount cannot be used in conjunction with online Restricted fares, promotional fares, or any other offer including discount Coachcards.
  • Discount is not valid on Heathrow Hotel Hoppa, services operated by another coach or bus company, or where accommodation, admission or ferry travel is included within the fare.
  • The offer excludes any booking fees, optional travel insurance and any postal charges that may apply.
  • Discounted tickets can be amended without charge, but are non-refundable.
  • No cash or other alternative will be given.
  • Some high-demand dates (e.g. public holidays) may be excluded from this offer.
  • All tickets are issued and all passengers are carried subject to National Express' Conditions of Carriage, available online and at all National Express outlets.
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