Save on kids travel with Spar and National Express

Children travel FREE with National Express and SPAR*

*See Terms & Conditions below

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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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Amazing days out with National Express and SPAR!

We’ve teamed up with SPAR to offer FREE TRAVEL for kids when each is accompanied by a full fare paying adult. This offer is available on scheduled coach travel with National Express throughout the UK mainland.

So, whether it's enjoying one of the Great Days Out with SPAR, visiting the family, a city shopping trip, a weekend break to the coast, or you want to be taken right to the door of one of the UK's major airports, National Express can get you there in comfort.

All you need to do is follow the two simple steps below...

  • Choose your trip in the blue journey planner above and enter the number of passengers
  • Enter the unique voucher code given to you on the SPAR website on our checkout page and pay by card, or you can use Paypal or Amazon Pay. Your free child discount will be confirmed and deducted automatically.

Once you've done that, that's it! You'll save lots of money and start enjoying a whole new world of comfortable and affordable coach travel! Plus, don't forget to use our digital entertainment service, VUER, to watch free movies and TV on your smartphone or tablet during your journey!

We look forward to welcoming you on board.


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!

Terms & conditions

  • This offer gives you one free Child ticket (age 3 to 15 inclusive) for each Standard or Fully Flexible Adult ticket purchased for a National Express journey on the UK mainland in the same transaction – maximum 6 people per booking, including up to 3 free child places.
  • The discount is applied by entering a unique voucher code on the National Express checkout page – voucher codes must be obtained from and can only be used once.
  • Voucher codes can be redeemed until midnight on 31st December 2019 for travel until midnight on 9th June 2020.
  • The offer is not available for travel during the following peak travel periods (dates are inclusive):
    • 23rd to 26th August 2019
    • 14th December 2019 to 2nd January 2020
    • 10th to 13th April 2020
  • Bookings must be made at least 3 days in advance of outbound travel.
  • Discount is only available by booking online via the special webpage – it is not available through National Express Coach Stations, Ticket Machines, Contact Centre or on-board our coaches.
  • Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer including discount Coachcards.
  • Discount is not valid on special Festivals & Events services, any services operated 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, optional products including seat reservations and travel insurance and any postal charges that may apply.
  • Discounted tickets may be amended, subject to the type of fare chosen, but are not refundable.
  • No cash or other alternative to this offer will be given.
  • 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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