National Express launches partnership with Uber Travel

Posted: 12 September 2022 | | No comments yet

As part of the new partnership, Uber customers will be able to book affordable and environmentally friendly National Express coach services through the Uber app.

National Express launches partnership with Uber Travel

Credit: National Express

UK coach operator National Express has announced that it has teamed up with Uber to offer customers a seamless travel booking experience.

Uber Travel, the new door-to-door travel product from Uber, sees the introduction of coach and rail transport available to book on the Uber app. The new service expansion means people from across the UK will now be able to book National Express journeys and centralise all their domestic travel bookings. 

Andrew Brem, General Manager at Uber UK, said: “Uber users have been able to book rides, bikes, boat services and scooters on the Uber app for a number of years now. We’re thrilled to expand Uber Travel, adding the UK’s best travel services across rail and road creating the ultimate door-to-door travel experience.”

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Chris Hardy, Managing Director at National Express UK Coach, said “We pride ourselves on offering our customers convenient and great value travel on the newest and greenest coach fleet in the UK. Being part of the Uber Travel expansion means that Uber users can easily access safe and reliable coach travel that is great for the pocket and the environment. We are excited to see customers take advantage of the new offering.”

Uber app users who are certain of their travel dates can opt for online exclusive fares on National Express to travel from one of the hundreds of pick up points in major UK towns and cities, or direct airport transfer to Luton Airport, London Stansted, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester Airport, Birmingham Airport and Bristol Airport. Fully flexible tickets are also available for users who require flexibility for coach ticket changes at no extra cost.

Customers who book their coach or rail bookings on the Uber app will also receive 10 per cent of the cost of their booking back as Uber Credits, for use on future rides, travel bookings or Uber Eats deliveries.