megabus network expansion: Travel to Heathrow and Gatwick Airport for £1!

megabus network expansion: Travel to Heathrow and Gatwick Airport for £1!The Perth based coach company megabus is known for cheap fares starting from just £1. Thanks to the recent network expansion, even more travellers across England and Wales can now benefit from the inexpensive travel options. A cooperation with the Bristol based company South Gloucestershire Bus Continue reading

megabus discontinues luxury sleepercoach service

megabus discontinues luxury sleepercoach serviceThe Scottish coach company megabus is known for low-cost tickets starting from only £1. Maybe this is one of the reasons why its luxury sleepercoach service could not quite convince UK travellers and will be discontinued on 21 May. The overnight coach service was launched in 2013 and has been connecting Continue reading

Save more than 70 per cent as coaches keep Britain moving on Christmas

Save more than 70 per cent as coaches keep Britain moving on ChristmasThe annual Christmas rail shutdown will leave many Brits clueless about how to get from A to B over the holidays. This year, however, might result in even more severe trouble for travellers: in addition to the lack of rail service on Christmas Day, a potential Southern Railway strike, airport strikes and around Continue reading

Rail Strike Alert in the UK: RMT Threatens to Stage Further Walkouts

Rail Strike Alert in the UK: RMT Threatens to Stage Further WalkoutsCommuters and travellers in the UK might be faced with difficulties over the next few months as the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) continues its ongoing dispute with rail provider Southern Railway. After members of the union had staged a 24 hour walkout in late April, a set of two back-to-back 24 hours strikes Continue reading

Coach as Inexpensive Alternative: Rail Engineering Works Cause Disruptions on Bank Holiday Weekend

Coach as Inexpensive Alternative: Rail Engineering Works Cause Disruptions on Bank Holiday WeekendWith a Bank Holiday weekend ahead, many UK travellers are about to visit friends and family or to spend some relaxing days in one of the UK’s many holiday destinations such as Brighton or the Lake District area. However, passengers and commuters alike should prepare for disruptions when planning Continue reading

National Express connects London’s Southbank with Stansted Airport

National Express connects London’s Southbank with Stansted AirportTravellers visiting London or using a plane from Stansted to escape the city for a few days have all reason to celebrate. Last Monday, the coach company has launched additional bus connections to and from Stansted Airport. “Getting to and from the airport needn’t be a hassle – we’re delighted to be making Continue reading

Essex Blogger saved money taking a plane via Berlin instead of a train… he could have saved even more

Essex Blogger saved money taking a plane via Berlin instead of a domestic train… but he could have saved even more18-year-old British blogger Jordan Cox is an expert at saving money. When he was giving a lecture on couponing in Sheffield, he was surprised to find out that the train back to his hometown Hutton would cost him £47. Instead of grudgingly booking the pricey train ticket, he looked for other means of transport Continue reading

National Express: Connecting Stansted Airport on Christmas Day

National Express: Connecting Stansted Airport on Christmas DayWhile most British travellers are used to the fact that train networks shut down for Christmas Day, international tourists or people new to the UK might be surprised to find out that their usual train is not running on 25 December. This can be particularly problematic when it comes to airport transfer services Continue reading

First direct transport connection to be launched between Gatwick Airport and Kent

First direct transport connection to be launched between Gatwick Airport and KentThe UK’s leading coach company National Express is about to launch the first direct link between Gatwick Airport and Kent. Up to now, National Express is already operating bus connections from Gatwick to London, South Wales, the South Coast, the Midlands and East Anglia. The latest addition to the Continue reading

EasyBus UK launches bus link between Heathrow airport and Central London

EasyBus UK launches bus link between Heathrow airport and Central London In early July the intercity bus provider EasyBus UK launched its first connection from Heathrow airport to Central London. The low-cost bus company has already been serving bus stops at Luton, Gatwick and Stansted airport and thus offers convenient and inexpensive transfers to the heart of the city. Continue reading