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On CheckMyBus you can compare the offers of thousands of bus companies and millions of bus connections in the United Kingdom and worldwide. You can find departure times, the exact locations of departure and arrival points, all travel times, and of course the best coach ticket prices.

Sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time and/or filter them by stop or provider. Find the bus that suits best by customising everything according to your needs.

Countries worldwideover 80 countries worldwide
Cities worldwideover 100,000 cities worldwide
Bus stations worldwideover 135,000 bus stations worldwide
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Coach Providers in the UK

You want to have WiFi, need more legroom or want to take your bike with you? Learn about services on board and get further info on all our partners that run throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.

Most searched bus routes in the UK

On CheckMyBus you can reach more than 2,800 cities in the United Kingdom by coach. Here is a selection of the most frequently travelled cities and bus routes.

Most popular airports connected by coach

You have to go to or from an airport because of a business trip or holiday? Why not take a bus? Here are the most searched airport shuttle connections in the United Kingdom.

Preferred regions for UK bus travellers

Sometimes the best trips are in our own backyard! Stroll through the English countryside, go hiking in the Scottish Highlands, visit Welsh castles or look for puffins in Northern Ireland. The United Kingdom has plenty to see and do!
Thinking of a trip to the continent? Sandy beaches, romantic piazzas, half-timbered villages, bustling cities and rich cuisine, Europe has it all! Travel confidentally with the best deals to get where you want to go.
Find more bus timetables for routes in the United Kingdom and abroad.
You're travelling as a group? For larger travel groups we recommend to hire a coach.

Most popular destinations for international bus travel

Explore the United Kingdom by bus or travel to nearby countries in just a few hours. Visit exciting cities or sandy beaches. Here are some examples of where your next trip could take you:
Looking for more? Below you can find more international countries that you can explore by bus:

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FAQs on Bus Travel

How can I find the cheapest coach ticket?

CheckMyBus helps you find the cheapest coach ticket, by searching across thousands of bus providers with just one click. You may find British but also international coach companies. Enter in your departure and arrival city, and choose your travel date - our search engine will let you get all the available bus routes at a glance. You can sort your search result by price, departure and arrival time and filter them according to stops or companies. Customise everything according to your needs to find the bus that suits best.

How can I book a coach ticket?

Once you've selected which provider you want to travel with, you will be redirected to the provider's webpage to purchase your ticket. Everything related to your booking will then be sent to you directly via e-mail by the bus provider. This will include your valid ticket.

What are the most important coach operators in the UK?

Among the most important bus providers in the UK, there's National Express and megabus UK. Scottish Citylink, Oxford Tube, Terravision and Aircoach run more regional bus routes and airport shuttles. Here you can find a list of all coach companies.

Which services are offered on board a bus?

Services on board might differ from company to company. While some offer free WiFi, others offer drinks and snacks. To find out exactly which services the respective bus provider offer, we recommend taking a look at the corresponding provider pages here at CheckMyBus. Here's a list with all coach companies.

Why travel by bus and coach?

The bus is the best mode of transport for your needs, whether you're a student, commuter or tourist. An intercity journey by coach is not only very inexpensive but also very comfortable. Thanks to free WiFi, working or studying on board is no problem at all, and the cosy seats with extra spacious leg-room allow you to relax at the same time. Moreover, taking the coach is a highly eco-friendly way to travel. According to calculations by the Government initiative Act On CO2, the bus is the mode of transport with the lowest emissions at only 4.8 kg of CO2 per passenger. This means that travelling by bus helps protect both your wallet and the environment!

How can I find a bus abroad?

CheckMyBus has offers from several thousand bus providers in over 80 countries and more than 100,000 cities worldwide. If you're looking for a bus abroad, simply enter the departure and arrival cities in our search engine. You can search in your native language, which makes it even easier to find the right bus.

Can I also rent a bus?

On CheckMyBus it is also possible to hire a coach. You can find all information on the corresponding page. You'll also get a suggestion to hire a coach if you do a search with more than 10 passengers.

Which is the most environmentally friendly means of transport?

Taking the coach is a highly eco-friendly way to travel. According to calculations by the Government initiative Act On CO2, the coach is the mode of transport with the lowest emissions at only 4.8 kg of CO2 per passenger. This means that travelling by bus helps protect both your wallet and the environment!

What are the advantages of buses over trains?

In the United Kingdom, travelling by coach is the cheapest mode of transport. Competition between bus providers, such as National Express, megabus and FlixBus, has driven ticket prices down. By contrast, rail prices are constantly on the rise. Coach travel is also more reliable as trains in the UK are commonly subject to multiple strikes each year.
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