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Kombo offers bus tickets from National Express and all European companies. Find a cheap bus ticket by comparing National express with more than 400 bus, train, flight and carpooling companies, and pay directly on Kombo. National Express is the UK's leading intercity bus company. It belongs to the National Express PLC group and was founded in 1972. Today, National Express counts more than 900 destinations, in England, Wales or Scotland, and allows more than 19 million passengers to travel each year. National Express is also a total of more than 550 buses that run every day.

National express in 2 minutes

  • More than bus 550 National Express operates on British roads daily

  • First bus company Intercity UK

  • Company UK established in 1972

  • 19,000,000 passengers

  • More than 900 destinations

  • PLC group

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Great discounts and promotional codes with National express

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National express's comfort

National Express buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, air conditioners and comfortable reclining leather seats.
Passengers will have available an individual shelf, individual lighting as well as a storage pocket at their feet.

Is National express equipped with electrical outlets?

All National Express buses are equipped with electrical outlets. However, you should always remember to charge your devices before boarding the bus in case power outlets do not function properly.

Is National express equipped with toilets?

All National Express buses are equipped with toilets and sinks. But one is never too careful! A pee before the road is always safer!

Are children allowed to travel unaccompanied in National express?

For bus trips with National Express, children can travel alone from 14 years. Under 14 years, they must be accompanied by an adult at least 16 years old.

The company National express offers a service for people with disabilities?

Most trips are wheelchair accessible. Be careful though, as not all bus stops are.
On board, passengers can choose to take a seat on the bus (the chair is folded by him or her and according to his preferences and it must weigh less than 20kg) or still, they can remain in their wheelchair. In the latter, the patient will have to announce the wheelchair's model in order for us to provide enough space. For more information, please contact this number at least 72 hours before departure: +44 0871 781 8181.

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Should I print my National express tickets?

Aboard the National Express bus you need to be ready to present your ticket at any time for a checkup.
If you print it, the bus ticket must be printed legibly and large enough to show your contact information.
If you use a digital version, you have to be able to access it at any time. So be careful with the battery of your smartphone in this case!

How much time before the departure should I arrive?

Passengers should arrive no later than 10 minutes before boarding. For London or Dover, National Express recommends being present 1 hour before.

What is the maximum size of luggage for National express bus?

For regional journeys, i.e. within the United Kingdom, passengers can have 2 medium-sized pieces of luggage and one hand luggage. They must weigh less than 20kg each and be less than 85cm in length.

Will I travel with my bike on the National express bus?

Yes if they are bent and protected and they do not take up too much space in the cargo hold of the bus.

Do I exchange/cancel my ticket?

Tickets are neither refundable nor exchangeable unless otherwise stated on the ticket.

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