It's time to move coaches

Choose National Express and avoid rail strikes and engineering work this year

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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).


Upcoming disruptions

Due to widespread engineering and signalling work throughout the upcoming months, you can expect longer journeys and more changes on the rail network. It’s time to try the coach for fast, direct services with guaranteed seats and a generous luggage allowance at great prices.

The following planned disruptions will be implemented over the coming weeks.


London King's Cross disruption

Dates affected: 8, 15, 22 & 29 March

With engineering work taking place at London King's Cross over these dates, the following train routes are scheduled to be greatly affected:

London to and from Bradford, Sunderland, Peterborough, Hull, Newcastle, Leeds, Lincoln, Cambridge and routes into Scotland.

Avoid any further delays to your journey and travel from London to all of these destinations by coach. Simply book using the journey planner above and find convenient coach travel at a price that suits you.

London to/from Norwich, Ipswich & Clacton

Dates affected: Weekends until 18 April 2020

Due to track renewals and maintenance work between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield, mainline services to and from Norwich, Ipswich and Clacton will turn around at Shenfield.

Avoid travel issues and delays by booking simple and convenient coach travel using the blue journey planner at the top of this page.

Forget crowded platforms

Think comfortable journey...

Why sidle into packed carriages, when you could be sat on a guaranteed, air conditioned, comfortable leather seat? Our bright, modern coaches also include plug sockets to keep your devices fully charged, meaning you can sit back and relax for your entire journey.

Coach seat

Forget 'are we there yet?'

Think enjoy the ride...

Our VUER onboard entertainment and Wi-Fi service lets you catch up on the latest Films, TV shows, documentaries and magazines during your journey, all completely for free.

Find out more.


Forget lugging bags

Think luggage loaded...

Our standard luggage allowance lets you bring two 20kg pieces of luggage with you on your journey, so you won't have to leave your favourite jumper behind. What's more, our friendly drivers will load your bags onto the coach for you, making the start of your journey even easier.

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