Megabus partners with easyBus and enhances its own Christmas services

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Megabus has entered into an agreement with easyBus to sell tickets for its London Park Royal, Fulham and West Brompton to Gatwick minibus service on its website.

The easyBus service operates up to six times a day using distinctive orange liveried Ford Transit minibuses.

EasyBus have been partner operators with since October this year when it started selling tickets for its M25 service between Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Meanwhile has announced that it will serve 28 locations across Scotland, England and Wales and offer over 4,000 seats on Christmas Day services this year.

These include London, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Leicester, Loughborough, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Wakefield, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow, Gatwick Airport, Swindon, Bristol, Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Exeter, Plymouth, Bodmin/St. Austell, Newquay, Redruth and Falmouth.

It will also provide links to Heathrow Airport which will not be served by any rail links on Christmas Day.

Additionally on New Year’s Eve, will operate special services departing London after the New Year celebrations and will provide links to Reading, Swindon, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Leicester, Loughborough, Coventry, Birmingham, Nottingham, Norwich, Bristol, Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Exeter, Plymouth, Wakefield, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Newcastle. Managing Director, Mark Venables, said: “The festive period is a busy time of year for many people and we’re glad to be able to help by providing important transport links every single day during Christmas and New Year, including times when no train services are running.

This is especially important this year as many rail routes are closed for longer due to major improvement works.

“We hope our services will make it easier for people to visit family and friends and to enjoy the festivities.”