Arriva Trains Wales Strike: When there’s no train, take the bus!

Arriva Trains Wales Strike: When there’s no train, take the bus!Welsh travellers are about to be faced with major transport disruptions as Arriva Trains Wales drivers will go on strike this Thursday. Despite efforts by the train company, members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) have decided to walk out at 00:01am on 12 November. The Industrial Action Continue reading

Bond, James Bond: The National Express 007-service is more popular than ever

Bond, James Bond: The National Express 007-service is more popular than everCompared to September, the National Express 007-service has seen a rise in ridership – which cannot be a coincidence, according to the coach company. About 8 percent more passengers could be found on the buses operating direct connections between London and the Kentish coastal town Deal. 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

Travel Tip: A Romantic Autumn Getaway to Paris for £10

Travel Tip: A Romantic Autumn Getaway to Paris for £10Autumn is the perfect season for couples: You can snuggle up under a warm blanket, light a candle and enjoy a cozy night at the fireplace while the temperature outside start to drop. However, instead of spending this time in the UK, a short getaway to romantic Paris will certainly be appreciated by your significant other. Continue reading

Powered by poo: Thanks to alternative fuel the Bio-Bus is highly eco-friendly

Powered by poo: Thanks to alternative fuel the Bio-Bus is highly eco-friendlyTaking the coach is a very eco-friendly way of travelling between cities. According to calculations of the government initiative Act on CO2, a traveller on a coach with an average amount of passengers on board will only produce 4.8 kg of emissions per 100 kilometres. In comparison, a single passenger Continue reading

Rail and tube strikes ahead: the coach as alternative mode of transport

Rail and tube strikes ahead: the coach as alternative mode of transportThis August is likely to cause many disturbances for travellers and commuters, as several industrial actions lie ahead. The most severe strikes are to be expected for the Bank Holiday Weekend at the end of the month, when services for both the Transport for London (TfL) and the First Great Western will Continue reading

Discover the UK’s hottest summer events by bus and coach!

Discover the UK’s hottest summer events by bus and coach!This summer is going to be hot – not only in terms of temperature. Every year the UK hosts numerous festivals and outdoor celebrations, with globally renowned Glastonbury music festival only being one amongst many. The British coach operators are already prepared for summer and offer cheap fares Continue reading

From London to Milan: megabus takes you to the Expo 2015

From London to Milan: megabus takes you to the Expo 2015The British intercity bus provider megabus UK has recently launched its first bus route linking the UK and sunny Italy. Since 8 July, passengers can travel from London all the way to the north Italian fashion capital Milan. Several other attractive destinations are also serviced on this bus line, including Lille, Paris, Continue reading

New cross-border connections allow for inexpensive summer holidays

New cross-border connections allow for inexpensive summer holidaysRelaxing days in Scandinavia, beach holidays at the Costa Brava or a city trip to Milan – the intercity bus providers’ new cross-border connections make low-cost summer holidays possible for everyone. For quite some time, the bus companies have focused increasingly on international connections building towards Continue reading

megabus is now running from Germany over France to Spain

megabus is now running from Germany over France to Spain The British intercity bus company megabus started operating in Germany last year and has been steadily expanding its network ever since. The bus operator has now announced its newest strike on the German market: a direct intercity bus connection from Cologne to Barcelona via Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Continue reading