You can buy a cheap coach ticket online, via our Flix App, in one of our FlixBus stores or directly from the bus driver. Your ticket will guarantee a comfortable seat on board, free Wi-Fi and access to plug sockets - everything you need for a relaxing journey.
Find and book cheap FlixBus coach tickets
Book your next FlixBus ticket
If you’re looking for cheap coach tickets, you’ve come to the right place! Booking with FlixBus is simple, smart and convenient: just follow our step-by-step guide below and you’ll soon be on your way to your destination.
Booking cheap coach tickets on FlixBus website
Step 1: Choose your trip with just 3 clicks
- Select the city and station of departure and destination, and date of your outgoing and return trip,
- Choose the number of passengers,
- Click "Search" to find your trip with the best price.
Once you've found your desired trip, reserve the seat(s) to add the trip to your cart. Your seats are reserved in the cart for 13 minutes, so you'll have enough time to proceed with your booking.
Step 2: Pay in total safety for your bus tickets
Select your preferred payment method from the displayed list. Insert the required information and click "Pay now".
Step 3: Receive the booking confirmation via email
After you've booked your trip, we will send you a trip summary via e-mail:
- Date and time of your departure and arrival,
- Point of departure and point of arrival,
- Overview of the charged fare,
- Name(s) of the passengers.
The booking confirmation contains a PDF that serves as your ticket. Simply show it to the the bus driver digitally or in printed form.
Book cheap coach tickets through the App
Booking through the FlixBus App couldn’t be easier. Just follow the steps below and get your App ticket ready to show as you board the bus.
- Step 1: Open the FlixBus App or download it from the Google Play Store or the App Store,
- Step 2: Book your trip easily and fast via the App,
- Step 3: Pay securely for your trip by selecting your preferred payment method.
Once the payment is completed, you'll receive a booking confirmation including all your trip details via email. You will also be able to find your ticket directly stored in the App and ready to be shown to the bus driver, without the need of printing it!
Finding routes and booking trips is easy and fast with the FlixBus App. Plus, you can get access to exclusive discounts and follow your travel updates.
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Purchase tickets on the bus
You can also purchase tickets for coach travel directly from the bus driver or at your nearest bus station for no extra fee. But remember to keep the receipt of your payment as this will serve as your ticket.
How to find cheap coach tickets
There are lots of options when making a reservation for your next trip. Simply follow these three tips to find cheap coach tickets with FlixBus:
- Book in advance: Check your bus timetable at least a week in advance and book ahead of your departure date to get a better deal.
- Travel outside of peak times: Searching for journeys between Monday and Thursday and outside of peak hours could make your tickets cheaper.
- Be flexible: Bus fares may vary depending on the demand for each service, so if you can be flexible in terms of your departure date or time, then this could help you find cheaper coach tickets.
Why travel by coach?
Travelling by coach has many benefits compared to travelling by car, train or plane, including being cheaper, more environmentally-friendly and convenient:
- On average, the cost of travelling by bus in the UK is lower than by train.
- Travelling by bus over a long distance saves 80% of carbon emissions compared to a car.
- With our European-wide network, you can get to your destination easily on our comfortable direct and overnight buses.
To get ready for the future of mobility, FlixBus is working hard to make bus travel easier, greener and better for customers, so you can sit back and relax knowing you’re travelling responsibly with us.
Frequently asked questions
How does a FlixBus ticket work?
Can I pay for the FlixBus coach ticket in cash?
You can pay for a FlixBus ticket by credit card, debit card, ApplePay and more. No fees usually apply when booking, however, a service fee may be charged when purchasing a ticket from travel agencies or outlets in our shops.
Can I buy a FlixBus ticket from the driver?
You can purchase cheap coach tickets directly from the bus driver or your nearest bus station for no extra fee. But remember to keep the receipt of your payment, as this will serve as your ticket.
Can I buy a coach ticket for someone else?
Yes, you can buy a coach ticket for a person who is not you. Simply use the other person’s name while booking and enter an email address where they can receive and store the ticket.
Do you need an ID to travel with FlixBus?
Each passenger is required to show their ticket and a valid photo ID to FlixBus employees during ticket checks. Therefore, it’s recommended that you keep your passport, driving licence or other ID to hand when travelling with us.
Can I bring food on FlixBus?
Eating and drinking are allowed on the bus. However, please avoid odorous or messy foods and consume alcoholic beverages in moderation.
Can you sleep on FlixBus?
FlixBus has you covered with plenty of overnight bus connections. Comfortable seats and extra-legroom allow you to relax and arrive at your destination feeling refreshed and ready to explore.