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Guaranteed coach seats mean its New Year’s Eve not ‘New Year’s heave’
National Express is ringing in the New Year by carrying record numbers of passengers on its coaches as hundreds of thousands get set to travel.
Investment sets wheels in motion for record-year
One of Gillingham’s best-recognised businesses is ringing in the New Year on a high as it reveals millions of pounds worth of investment has put it on the road to a record year.
National Express reveals busiest holiday travel days
National Express is revealing the most popular holiday travel days as it gets in gear to do the driving home this Christmas – and New Year.
Coach takes the train strain
National Express has seen a significant increase in coach bookings for locations on the East Coast Main Line as rail disruption threatens to disrupt Christmas travel plans.
National Express coach gets top marks for safety
National Express has come top of the class and been awarded top marks in a safety review.
Record demand for National Express coaches this Christmas
National Express is today (Wednesday 10 December 2014) announcing record demand for its coaches this Christmas and has added tens of thousands of extra seats to services - while rail disruption threatens to disrupt people’s festive travel plans.
National Express coach on the road to excellence
National Express coach is on the road to excellence after gaining a four star award.
National Express reveals lost property to encourage travellers to check bags
What do a crab, a prosthetic limb and Justin Bieber all have in common? It may sound like a dodgy Christmas cracker joke but in fact these are just some of the more bizarre items that have been left onboard a National Express coach.
National Express unwraps its biggest Christmas ever
Festive travellers are in for a treat as National Express today (Thursday 20 November 2014) unwraps its biggest Christmas ever.
Liverpool coach passengers get a blast from the past
Passengers using Liverpool Coach Station were treated to an unexpected blast from the past yesterday (Tuesday 18 November) as a vintage National Express coach rolled up to celebrate the station’s 20th anniversary.
Christmas coach trips are fairy on the tree
A Kent coach company is diversifying with newly-launched Christmas shopping day trips following a bumper year for coach travel.
National Express announces major four-year deal with Wembley Stadium connected by EE
National Express has consolidated its position as the premier provider of affordable event travel following a major new deal with Wembley Stadium.
Eurolines set for a bumper Christmas
Eurolines is getting set for a busy Christmas as it yesterday (Wednesday 12 November 2014) announced it has already taken thousands of bookings - just as European cities gear up for the festive season.
Demand for coach travel snowballing
National Express is today (Monday 10 November 2014) announcing demand for travel over the Christmas period is snowballing with hundreds of thousands already booked on its coaches - just as cities get into gear for Xmas.
Top award marks a year in business
Bristol's commuter coach service has been recognised with a top transport award, as it celebrates its first anniversary of operations this week.
National Express drives forward support for The Royal British Legion
National Express is driving forward a major package of support for The Royal British Legion to help mark the centenary of the First World War.
Gravesham politicians launch new coach park and ride
A new coach park and ride facility has been launched in Gravesham putting commuters on the road to an even easier journey to the capital.
Coach firm teams up with football club for Movember
Two of the best-recognised names in Kent have joined forces in a bid to drive awareness of men's health issues.
Shake off the autumnal blues with Eurolines
Trans-European coach company Eurolines is offering people a fragrant deal to shake off the autumnal blues.
On the road for an Awesome Autumn
National Express is helping customers gear up for an Awesome Autumn as it launches a new website offering hints and tips for fun days out this half term.
National Express gearing up to get The Skills Show on the road
National Express is gearing up to get this show on the road – The Skills Show that is – with a totally unique one-off coach unveiled for the occasion.
Glastonbury festival goers are tea-riffic!
As Glastonbury tickets went sale this weekend (Sunday, October 5) official coach provider National Express revealed festival-lovers this year made record-breaking energy savings equivalent to making over ONE HUNDRED MILLION cups of tea.
Golden homecoming for Team England
National Express helped give Team England athletes a golden reception to honour their smash hit performance at this summer’s Commonwealth Games.
First apprentices start on new National Express scheme
National Express is getting the wheels turning on its new apprentice scheme with the appointment of six young starters.
Back to uni' - National Express in gear for record sales
As university campuses across the country spring to life for the new term (Monday, September 22 – Friday, September 26) National Express reveals record-breaking sales of its discounted young persons travel pass have contributed to soaring numbers of student travellers.
National Express takes fresh approach to student travel
National Express is taking a fresh approach to affordable student travel at the University of Bristol.
Historic partnership will help keep Britain’s roads moving
National Express and the Highways Agency have made history with a ground breaking pledge to pool expertise to the benefit of millions of road-users nationwide.
National Express shows city its true colours
National Express has helped Birmingham reveal its true colours this weekend by getting involved in a unique street art festival.
Call centre has its cake…and eats it
National Express’s customer contact centre is celebrating after helping its millionth customer in a year and being shortlisted for a top national award for being one of the best places to work in the UK.
Special video release for International Dog Day
National Express is celebrating International Dog Day (Tuesday 26 August) with a special video release created with assistance dog charity Canine Partners.
Bumper Bank Holiday weekend
National Express is all set for a bumper Bank Holiday this weekend as it reveals a surge in demand for coach travel.
Top marks for coach company
Coach drivers at value commuter coach company The Kings Ferry are celebrating after their services scored top marks for customer satisfaction.
Local coach company driving to a new record
Value coach company The Kings Ferry reveals it is in gear to carry record numbers of passengers this year as rail fare price hikes announced today (19 August) pose a further squeeze to the pockets of train travellers in Kent.
National Express unveils enhanced Heathrow Airport network
National Express is today revealing it is adding new services to and from Heathrow Airport equating to over 100,000 extra seats per year.
Grab a seat on a coach to V Festival
National Express is today (Friday 1 August) announcing it still has available seats on its services to V Festival and is urging festival goers to book now and avoid disappointment.
Express delivery for Community Shield fans
National Express is running direct coach services to the FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadium – while those travelling by train face severely disrupted journeys.
Direct solution to August rail disruption
Coach operator National Express is in gear to help tens of thousands of holidaymakers this August as UK-wide disruptions on major rail routes threaten to derail summer travel plans.
Jumbo July - National Express in gear for biggest weekend of year for airport travel
Coach operator National Express is in gear for a jumbo weekend - the busiest of the year for travel to airports.
Top cycling stars get a coach with a difference
Some of the biggest names in world sport boarded a National Express coach this weekend (19-20 July) to travel to the Commonwealth Games.
Pupils get a ticket to ride to see top athletes train
National Express has given a group of school children a golden ticket to see some of the nation’s finest athletes train for the Commonwealth Games.
National Express backs Stacey’s medal bid
A Birmingham-born netball player has had a coach named in her honour as she prepares to fight for a medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Minister welcomes major new travel initiative 'by young people, for young people'
Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd MP has welcomed a major new travel initiative which is designed by young people for young people.
National Express backs Max’s bid for glory
A Blackpool pole vaulter has had a National Express coach named in his honour as he prepares to drive for gold at the Commonwealth Games.
National Express puts Adrian on the front foot
A South London squash player has had a National Express coach named in his honour as he prepares to serve up gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Out in force: National Express extend guaranteed interview scheme for veterans
In time for Armed Forces Day (Saturday 28 June) National Express is announcing that veterans will be guaranteed a job interview for all its vacancies in a move welcomed by one of the UK's last spitfire pilots.
Table tennis star nets free coach pass
A Milton Keynes table tennis star has struck gold after being granted four years free travel on National Express coaches.
National Express puts Leon on the road to glory
A Bristol-born wrestler has had a National Express coach named in his honour as he prepares to grapple for gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Extra coach seats to Glastonbury
National Express is adding hundreds of extra seats to Glastonbury to ensure festival-goers start their summer on a high note.
Coach company recruiting for service-leavers
The biggest privately-owned coach company in Wales is today (Wednesday 11 June) pledging to offer guaranteed interviews to service leavers for its driving jobs.
National Express get Daily Mirror's Pride of Britain tour on the road
National Express has unveiled its special Daily Mirror Pride of Britain coach as the UK's largest coach operator gears up for a week-long tour to uncover the nation's unsung heroes.
Coach operators clean up at awards night
Coach firms from across the country have been recognised and commended for their hard work and excellence at the National Express Operator Awards night.
Baton bearers go for gold in Birmingham
The Queen's Baton Relay baton bearers made the most of a golden opportunity by posing next to National Express's majestic gold coach yesterday (Monday 2 June 2014).
Fans heading in one direction on the coach to Wembley
As fans gear up for One Direction's first-ever gig at Wembley Stadium this weekend (Friday 6 June, Saturday 7 June Sunday 8 June) National Express reveal it's a top-selling event of the year - knocking last weekend's boxing match between Carl Froch and George Groves off the top spot.
Kings Ferry Bristol offers 'bespoke' transport solution
A Bristol-based coach firm is supporting staff at Southmead Hospital Bristol to offer them an alternative to bringing their car to work.
Back of the net! Community initiative will benefit grassroots football and troops to boot
National Express has teamed up with Aldershot Town FC in a unique partnership that will benefit grassroots football and locally-based troops to boot.
Cyclists have their say in safety drive
National Express is fitting its coach fleet with warning stickers after working with the cycling community to improve road safety for cyclists.
Support Team England with National Express this summer!
National Express is urging fans to get behind Team England this summer as the final batch of Commonwealth Games tickets goes on sale tomorrow (Wednesday 21 May 2014).
National Express unveils new-and-improved Glastonbury service
National Express - the only coach operator currently selling tickets to this year's Glastonbury Festival is today (Thursday, May 15) unveiling an enhanced UK-wide network of services to and from the iconic event - a move welcomed by organiser and green travel champion Michael Eavis.
Thousands of fares for a fiver this weekend
National Express is offering thousands of coach journeys from a fiver this weekend so people can get away affordably to enjoy the fine weather that is forecast.
Commuter service celebrates double milestone
A South-West based commuter coach service is celebrating a double milestone having made 10,000 journeys and scoring a 100 per cent satisfaction rating in its first six months of operation.
National Express and the Post Office deliver increased customer choice
National Express is today (Monday, May 12) revealing its partnership with The Post Office is delivering great results as it extends the range of tickets on offer ensuring maximum convenience for customers.
National Express in tandem drive for cyclist safety awareness
National Express has formed a new partnership with charity Sustrans in a bid to boost cyclist safety awareness.
Sarah's career is in top gear
National Express' Sarah Copley has been shortlisted for a top transport award.
Kings Ferry crowns hospice its charity of the year
Coach firm the Kings Ferry Bristol has unveiled its all-new charity partner of the year and has backed a sporting event with a difference to kick off the partnership.
Airport journeys lead to a high-flying Bank Holiday and Easter
National Express is gearing up for a high-flying Bank Holiday with soaring passenger numbers on airport routes and it is adding extra services to cope with growing demand caused by rail engineering works.
National Express gears up for a bumper Bank Holiday
The UK's largest coach operator is gearing up for a bumper Bank Holiday as it reveals when and where people are travelling this Easter.
UK Coach awarded for excellence
National Express UK Coach has been recognised by its peers for consistently demonstrating industry excellence at this year's UK Coach Awards.
National Express keeps the Easter getaway rolling
National Express is gearing up to make sure holidaymakers can still travel this Easter despite the forecast rail disruption.
National Express supports Team England spectators with late night services
National Express is running late night services for Team England fans travelling to Glasgow for this summer's Commonwealth Games.
Out on the open road with Eurolines
Value coach operator Eurolines has taken its new advertising campaign to the road and young people are taking a starring role.
Armed Forces Day 100 days to go - National Express discount launch
National Express has today (Thursday 20 March) become the first company in the UK to tie its colours to the mast and support Armed Forces Day by launching a discount to help as many people as possible to fly the flag for Britain's troops this summer.
Kings Ferry keeping customers ‘appy
A commuter coach firm is keeping its customers 'appy with an all-new smartphone app.
Bob drives for customer satisfaction
A Feltham man has been named as a top driver by the UK's largest coach operator for his outstanding customer service skills.
Stowaway cat has a ‘tail’ to tell
A stowaway cat used up one of his nine lives after curling up for a nap under a 40ft National Express coach.
Arti's stunt is a bit of Eeyore - right
A Leicester woman has won a prestigious company award after making a charity skydive.
Chris is a safe bet
A Willenhall man has been praised for his commitment to safety after scooping a top award with transport company National Express.
Richard awarded for going the extra mile
A Cardiff man has scooped a prestigious award for going the extra mile for his National Express colleagues.
Kings Ferry gives Gillingham youngsters a head start
A Gillingham-based coach firm is looking to give young people a head start in their future careers by offering free coach travel.
National Express books in with the YHA
The UK's largest coach operator and YHA (England and Wales) have formed a groundbreaking partnership to sell coach tickets in Youth Hostels throughout England and Wales.
National Express boss declares Bruce’s fully reopened
National Express UK Coach Managing Director Tom Stables has paid a visit to Scottish coach operator Bruce's Coaches, which has fully reopened just six months after a fire damaged the depot.
Go Green! Go to Shrek The Musical with National Express
National Express is today unveiling a global superstar as its new green travel champion as it launches a half-term competition (Friday, 14 February - Sunday, 23 February) that will delight families across the land.
National Express 'open for business' as Transport Secretary highlights crucial role of coach
National Express is today (Thursday, 13 February) reiterating it is 'open for business' as the Transport Secretary highlights the crucial role played by coaches in severe weather conditions.
National Express commits to supporting the South West
National Express is today (Tuesday, 11 February) pledging to meet any extra demand for its services in the South West as the rail disruption looks likely to remain for weeks to come.
National Express is stepping up services to the South West
National Express is stepping up its services to the South West in a bid to help stranded rail passengers.
National Express throws Black Cats a lifeline
National Express is throwing the Black Cats fans a lifeline by putting on coaches direct to Wembley to see the Capital One Cup Final.
National Express is looking for talented tailors to top t'hat
The UK's largest coach operator is looking for talented tailors to try and beat this spectacular hat for the chance to win a pair of tickets to the Cheltenham Festival.
Wizz Air partnership sees National Express reach new heights
The UK's largest coach operator National Express has taken its hold on the airport services market to new heights following an exclusive tie-up with budget airline Wizz Air announced today (Monday, 3 February).
As nation braces for 'national sickie day' Paul's attendance is first class
A National Express employee who has not had a single sick day since starting work in 1973 is sharing his secrets as employers brace themselves for so-called 'national sickie day' (Monday, 3 February).
Enjoy all the fun of the fares with Eurolines
Eurolines has launched a seat sale offering people all the fun of the fare.
Take the National Express for seven times less
National Express has found taking the coach to the airport can be up to seven times cheaper than taking the car, and cost three times less than the train.
Direct solution to rail disruption
National Express is reminding people there is a direct solution to engineering works impacting rail travel in the south west.
National Express starts 2014 with a high five
National Express is today (Friday, 3 January 2014) putting thousands of fares on sale for £5 - ensuring people can get their New Year off to a flying start.
Switch to coach and save thousands
A coach company is revealing how people can set the wheels in motion to save money in the New Year.
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