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National Express picks up slack for Christmas travellers in the South East
Month-long RMT strikes on South Western Railways have resulted in more travellers choosing coach Portsmouth, Bournemouth and Southampton are in the top five most popular destinations for travel National Express has increased capacity on its services over the festive period adding an additional 30,000 seats to meet demand National Express is saving the day for thousands of travellers in the South East as they need to get around this Christmas.
This is the heart-warming moment one little girl had her Christmas wish come true thanks to National Express
Aspiring performer, Annabella from Chesterfield, was selected as the winner of a nationwide competition by the UK’s largest coach operator to have her dream Christmas moment made into a reality.
Revealed: The UK’s Favourite Christmas Film
A countrywide poll of UK coach passengers by National Express has revealed ‘Love Actually’ as the nation’s favourite Christmas film.
Special anniversary surprise for Whaley Bridge couple
A loved-up couple who met on a National Express coach 30 years ago celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a trip down memory lane.
Rail strikes spark surge in demand for coach travel
The UK’s largest coach operator is coming to the rescue of travellers left stranded by the upcoming 27 days of strike action by RMT members on South Western Railway services.
Safety hat trick from National Express
The UK’s largest coach operator is marking this year’s Road Safety Week with a hat trick of safety-related successes.
National Express announce renewed partnership with Wembley Stadium
The UK’s largest coach operator has renewed its partnership as the ‘Official Coach Supplier to Wembley Stadium’ for a three year period, until 2023.
National Express gives Birmingham Poppy Day a lift
National Express has been supporting The Royal British Legion’s Birmingham Poppy Day (Tuesday 5 November 2019).
Divine Comedy super-fan dazzles travellers with surprise performance ahead of band’s Birmingham gig
A Divine Comedy super-fan partnered up with the UK’s largest coach operator to surprise travellers with performances of ‘National Express’ and other ‘90s hits at Birmingham Coach Station today to celebrate the band coming to the coach company’s home city.
National Express leads the way to making Birmingham the UK’s first Living Wage city
National Express is urging local employers to follow them and join the Living Wage movement to transform the city and boost the local economy.
National Express drives UK's 24-hour society forward
The nation’s appetite for a 24-hour society is being reflected in the changing habits of UK travellers according to recent figures from the UK’s largest coach operator.
Bennetts hits 100% with National Express
Gloucester based Bennetts Coaches has been recognised for its efforts in being the first company to achieve full marks in National Express’ monthly Operator Evaluation.
Today a nationwide campaign to reunite lost toys found across National Express’ UK-wide coach network was launched to celebrate the highly anticipated release of Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4.
National Express Comes Out Top
The UK’s largest coach operator has been recognised as number one for their commitment to excellence and continuous improvement with a win at the British Quality Foundation’s (BQF) annual awards.
National Express boosts #DontBeIdle campaign
National Express has joined forces with Westminster Council to ramp up its anti-idling campaign, #DontBeIdle, in a bid to make the capital a healthier city.
National Express offers artists a supersize canvas of dreams
Aspiring artists are being offered the chance of seeing their work come to life across the side of one of National Express' iconic 14-metre-long coaches.
National Express wins another award for its industry-leading Master Driver programme
National Express, the Birmingham-based bus and coach company, has won another award for its industry-leading driver training programme.
National Express is flying high at London Stansted Airport
National Express has been successful in retaining its contract to run airside and landside shuttle bus services for the transfer of passengers, staff and crew at London Stansted Airport.
National Express celebrate partner operators with awards night
National Express UK Coach celebrated the hard work of its partner operators at their annual awards ceremony in Coventry.
It’s a double whammy as National Express crown two Coach Drivers of the Year
Not one, but two coach drivers from Suffolk and Salsburgh have beaten the best in the business to be crowned the joint ‘Drivers of the Year’ after a thrilling racing event.
East Anglian coach operator retains its gold status with National Express
East Anglia’s Galloway Coach Travel has won National Express’ top award for engineering standards for the second year running.
National Express boosts late night travel connections
Late night, weekend travel connections to and from the UK’s capital have received a welcome boost, thanks to National Express.
National Express Boosts Funds for Cancer Charity
A runner has received a £250 boost to his fundraising efforts for a local cancer charity thanks to National Express.
National Express goes the extra mile for the Grand Brighton Half Marathon
National Express is saving the day for runners and spectators of next month’s Grand Brighton Half Marathon by putting on extra coach services from London to Brighton, when no train services are available.
Trends in UK Travel Help A Very Merry Record Breaking Christmas
Boxing Day was the busiest single day in company history with over 74,000 passenger journeys More passengers than ever before on both 25th and 26th December 15% increase in passengers during the festive season An extra 76,000 seats were added onto services during the festive period, 22,000 more than the previous year Latest passenger figures from National Express reveal a record breaking 2018 as well as an interesting insight into the changing trends of what the UK public get up to over the Christmas period.
New Year Savings on travel with National Express
Travellers can take advantage of great value coach travel in the New Year with National Express.
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