For the latest instalment of Intelligent Transport’s exclusive COVID-19 recovery series, Andreas Schörling, UK Managing Director of FlixBus, discusses the importance of embracing new technologies to advance the transport industry’s sustainable development and highlights how the company’s tech-based model has played a key role in its post-pandemic recovery.
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As part of this partnership, Voi Technology and FlixBus will offer people across Germany and the UK with special discounts in order to encourage them to travel using more sustainable modes of transport.
Following the launch of its Scottish coach network on 8 August 2022, FlixBus has expanded its daily routes to include the city of Dundee, serving more customers and locations than ever before.
In addition to delivering daily services between Nottingham and London, Tiger European’s route will also see Northampton added to FlixBus’ network, providing customers with affordable transport to and from the UK capital and the Midlands.
As part of the new network, FlixBus will work in partnership with McGill's to provide daily service to and from Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and Aberdeen four times a day.
As of 29 July 2022, Leeds-based coach operator TS Travels Group will join FlixBus’ UK network and expand on its seven day a week service between Leeds, Sheffield and London
In addition to providing commuters with a new direct line to the French capital, FlixBus' new route will serve people in Birmingham and Cambridge, as well as Stratford and Greenwich in London.
The second Welsh-based operator to join FlixBus' green network, Cymru Coaches now provides daily services between London and Swansea, including stops at Heathrow Airport, Bristol, Cardiff and Bridgend.
From the end of May 2022, Welsh operator Bella Road Services will join FlixBus’ coach network and begin delivering services from London to Heathrow Airport and Cardiff, as well as a new stop at Newport.
As part of this new partnership, FlixBus will collaborate with Hearn’s Coaches to launch coach services across major cities in England, including London, Leicester and Bradford, from mid-May 2022.
In line with its commitment to provide Scottish-based coach travel, FlixBus has collaborated with McGill's Buses to add a new route from Manchester to Glasgow - further expanding on the bus companies' existing partnership.
As part of the first phase of a planned expansion of cross-border routes to and from the U.S. in Summer 2022, FlixBus will mark its launch in Canada with Ottawa-Toronto, Niagara Falls-Toronto and Waterloo-Toronto bus routes.
As of 1 December 2021, FlixMobility has begun operating in Brazil, offering direct connections on two main routes between São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte.
FlixMobility will work with its partners to develop, test and launch hydrogen buses that can operate across long distances as part of its efforts to decarbonise transport.
FlixMobility's acquisition of Greyhound is part of the company's vision to better service the needs of intercity bus travellers in the U.S. by offering affordable and environmentally friendly travel.