The National Express brand was created in 1972 by the state-owned
National Bus Company (NBC).
National Express is a huge British Transport Group that provides reliable and economical
transportation in several countries. With a revenue in excess of 2.7 Billion Pounds (approximately 4.5 Billion
Dollars) it is one of the world’s biggest transport companies.
National Express operates a network of coaches that covers virtually every inch of the United
Kingdom and it is by far the cheapest way to travel. It also operates ATC (transit and paratransit bus operation in
the USA), 12.000+ school buses in the USA as Durham School Services, 3.500+ school buses in Canada as Stock
Transportation, other than Eurolines, trains, operations in Spain, Portugal and Morocco, a few things in Australia
and who knows what’s next.
Travelling on a National Express coach is
relaxing and generally boring, but by all means cheap.
You can go virtually anywhere with them and you can be sure not to be let down.
Drivers are generally very friendly and helpful; they will take your luggage and store it in the
belly of the bus and hand it back to you once at your destination.
Information is given throughout the journey, so you never feel left out and most coaches also
have a toilet. National Express has recently acquired a fleet of brand new and ultra-technological coaches, so you
will definitely have the ultimate coach experience. The National Express website has some very useful tools,
among which the “Lowest Fare Finder” that as it says, will let you find the lowest fare for any particular
destination. Their offers include deals for over 60s, 2 for 1 offers, 16 to 26 coachcard, Family Coachcard and
Check out the National Express website for more.