Flixbus started working with Hearn’s Coaches from 12 May to run services between London, Leicester and Bradford. The new routes will serve Victoria Coach Station and Finchley Road in the Capital, as well as Leicester, Fosse Shopping Park, Bradford Interchange and Sheffield Meadowhall. The services will initially operate daily, with the option to add additional coaches added as demand increases for the high season.
Andreas Schorling, Managing Director of Flixbus UK, commented: “Our ambition to become the number one sustainable coach brand in the UK is made possible by strong partnerships with quality operators, which is why we’re delighted to welcome Hearn’s on board.”
Based in Harrow and Watford, Hearn’s has been operating in Greater London for over 70 years. The company has been family-owned for three generations. Director Jamie Thacker said: “We’ve been really impressed with the rapid growth Flixbus has achieved in a very short space of time here in the UK. Joining as a partner is a really exciting step for us and we expect to see strong results as consumer demand increases. The team in London could not have been more welcoming, offering support from the moment we began discussions. We’re looking forward to seeing what we can achieve together!”
“Flixbus has proved to be a reliable partner for more than 500 coach companies all over Europe, and we have a clear strategy for expansion in Britain. We offer operators competitive compensation packages that incentivise good performance and high standards, while Flixbus takes on the lion’s share of risk,” added Andreas.