FlixBus going direct to Amsterdam
FlixBus has announced plans to launch the first ever direct services to Amsterdam from Leeds and Bristol. It is also planning a new summer extension of its route between London and Penzance.
From 13 July, FlixBus will offer travel between Leeds, Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester, Cambridge, Stratford, North Greenwich, Antwerp, Utrecht and Amsterdam. The service will be operated by long-term partner Whippet Coaches.
Then, launching on 21 July, services from Bristol to Bruges, Rotterdam and Amsterdam via London will begin operating five days a week through FlixBus partner, Turners Coaches, based in Bristol.
The company is also extending its services from London to Plymouth into the South West, now covering Newquay, Hayle and Penzance for the summer season. This route will operate twice daily from 20 July, operated by Berrys Coaches.
“Three of our long-term coach operator partners will be expanding their footprint on our network based on the successes we’ve shared over the past two years” – Andreas Schorling, Managing Director of FlixBus UK
Andreas Schorling, Managing Director of FlixBus UK, said: “Summer travel just became more affordable and sustainable than ever thanks to our new international and domestic routes.
“We’re building the largest coach network in the country and as part of our unique offering, we’ll become first coach provider offering regular scheduled services from cities like Leeds, Sheffield, Nottingham and Bristol into Amsterdam, as one of the most popular destinations in Europe.
“Three of our long-term coach operator partners will be expanding their footprint on our network based on the successes we’ve shared over the past two years. Our phenomenal growth is thanks to the strong relationships we have with operators as we cement FlixBus’s position as a key player in the coach industry.”