Megabus UK Cheap £1.00 Bus Tickets
Megabus.com is the probably the fastest growing coach and bus service in the UK, with an extremely heavy following among budget travellers and students. The bus company sky rocketed as a main bus provider after the famous £1.00 bus tickets where customers could and still can travel across the Megabus network for just a £1 and a small booking fee of £0.50p.
If you’re looking to get away this Spring 2013 then Megabus have just announced another one of these huge £1.00(50p booking fee) ticket sales where thousands of seats to and from top UK destinations such a London – are being sold off for just £1! and of course, with no hidden extra booking fees besides the 50p.
How to get a £1 Mega bus ticket?
Finding one of the £1.00 bus tickets can be quite a challenge, unless there is a super seat sale where more availability is on offer. The best advice we can offer is to book your seats in advance if you know that you are traveling before hand, this will give you a better opportunity to book them at a discounted price.
You might be of already thought “this sounds to good to be true” £1 does seem extremely cheap, and it is! you probably cant even travel to your local city centre shopping mall for just a pound never mind top UK city locations such as Manchester to London or Glasgow to Manchester. In fact since launching this blog megabus has been the cheapest provider of bus tickets we have ever found.
If your wondering how to book these Mega cheap bus tickets then all you have to do is go to website website and enter your travel dates and information on the left hand search box, this will search all available seats on your chosen routes so you can select the cheapest price.
Also if you are a student studying in the UK you can take advantage of the student offer, which will allow you to receive an extra discount on your final ticket price.
Did you also know that megabus recently launched the £1.00 Europe deal where you could travel from London to Paris or any other top European city for just a £1 ?
Megabus UK Winter Sale 10,000 Free Seats! - EXPIRED!
Unfortuently the Megabus UK Winter seat sale is now over. Keep updated for another offer when we post it.
It’s that time of year again, Winter! and the megabus Winter Sale is back for more travel fun! Over 10,000 FREE seats are being given away this Winter across England and Wales routes. All you have to do is search for your normal route on the website and look out for the FREE seats that you can book, if you don’t happen to come across a free seat, not to worry it’s only £1 plus the standard booking fee. Happy hunting and we hope you find a free megabus seat this 2013
Megabus UK Routes & Destinations
The majority of the routes can be found for £1 when a sale is on, but here are some of the most popular destinations on the service so you can get a feel of where you can go.
How much luggage can I take?
Traveling by bus is a lot different to the rules and regulations in comparison to flying. Your luggage is not checked by the mega staff but the allowance per person is one bag with a maximum weight of 20kg. Some routes charge £5.00 per extra bag that you bring.
- 1 x Bag with maximum weight of 20g.
- 1 x Bag Extra – additional £5.00 charge.
A £0.50p charge is enforced per booking you make either through the website or telephone.
The UK’s Number #1 budget inter city bus & coach service have announced a ticket sale across it’s travel network offering customers the chance to travel to top UK city locations from just £1.00
Carry on reading this news to find out how you could bag yourself a super cheap bus ticket with the UK’s favourite bus service.
Did you know that Stage Coach the company behind megabus also runs a sister company called Mega Trains which also run the similar £1 discounted tickets. Yes that’s right you could travel on the railway for just a pound from places such as Manchester to London.
If your looking to get hold of a £1 bus ticket then the best advice we can provide on finding one is to make sure you book your tickets in advance where you can. If you have planned a trip weeks or months in advance theres no point leaving it last minute to book as you will mot definitely be applicable to last minute increase prices.
Booking your ticket in advance gives you that competitive edge so to speak in finding a seat on the bus for £1.
Did you know that we have never found a cheaper bus or coach service operating across the whole of the UK ? It’s truly the cheapest provider we could find!!!
Ask yourself this… What other travel provider could offer me travel to top UK cities for just a pound? The answer is probably nobody besides the main company website.
They have a fantastic selected of stops and routes right across the UK. To see if they operate in your area head over to the website and check out the routes section. It’s worth checking because you might already be paying more for your regular trip with another company.
It’s worth noting that stagecoach also charge a £0.50p booking fee, which isn’t much on top of the fare considering that some other companies charge a lot more and they are generally more expensive for the total ticket price.
How to book the cheap bus tickets?
Booking tickets with is Megatasticlly Easy! To book a seat either on the train or the bus service simply navigate to the website using the banner above and enter your travel specifications in the search box to receive a quote and availability. They can also send you the booking reference number and details via text message which helps save the environment and stops paper waste. Remember all you need is your booking reference to travel so keep the message handy on your phone to show the driver or ticket inspector.
When are the tickets on sale?
There is no set time limit for when the £1 tickets are sold to customers, but throughout the year and often on national summer holidays, popular music festivals and bank holidays megabus will run special promotions where customers can buy cheaper tickets.
Theyas also become famous for the long running 10,000 £1 seat give away where the company has literally given away rides on the service for £1.
If your looking to travel in the next few weeks or soon, we recommenced keeping your eyes peeled and sign up to the official newsletter for a better chance at getting a discount.
The Famous Sleeper Service
Have you heard of the Sleeper service? If you haven’t, the new pilot service will offer customers a private berth to relax on the long over night journeys. One of the popular routes the sleeper service is used is on the long distance routes such as Glasgow to London.
The sleeper coaches give customers there own private berth and standard seat which means you don’t have to retire just yet. You will also have access to an on board toilet, free wifi network to keep in contact. They also provide a complimentary night bag which provides amenities such as water, toothpaste, eye mask and much more.
The sleeper service prices start from £1 to £40.
They also very recently launched a sleeper coach service operating to and from popular European cities. All European services depart from London UK and go to some of the most sought after cities in Europe, you could also bag a £1 ticket.
Example sleeper service routes
- London to Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels, Boulogne.
The service might take longer than the Eurostar with a trip from London to Paris taking around 9 hours but the price is much much cheaper which is perfect for persons on a budget.
All students love a discount and who can blame them theres thousands of great deals ready to be taken advantage of. If your a student we’ll let you into a little discount secret. Many students don’t realise that if you have a valid NUS card you can save an extra 10% on your ticket price when booking online or over the phone, all you need to do is simply enter the long NUS card number into the special promotional box.
The Mascot Sid!!
You might of come across the famous Mascot called Sid!! It’s worth remembering what the mascot looks like so when you are waiting for your bus to arrive you will be sure not to miss it! The Mascot is displayed mainly on the back and side of most buses.
Only a £0.50p Booking fee, now that’s Greeeaaatt!
It’s common practice that most bus providers will charge a small booking fee, some more than others and some far less, it all depends on the individual company. If you are not aware, megabus charge a very small booking fee on all transactions of £0.50 which is rather cheap in comparison to it’s competitors. You probably shouldn’t grumble are you might bag yourself a bargain on this fantastic inter city bus.
Update New Fleet of coaches means more cheap tickets!
If you have not been reading the news Stagecoach has just invested a whopping £44 million pounds into megabus to expand the huge fleet of buses across the UK either further. This is fantastic news for anyone looking for cheaper bus tickets in the future as 100 new buses are planned to be deployed! We have word from a press release that The coaches will be running in the UK across prime locations which include the City of London, Sheffield, Leeds, Newcastle and Cardiff plus many more routes.
If we have anymore news on this such as specific routes and locations, we will posts as soon as possible to keep you in the loop.
Have you heard about the sleeper service which is currently being offered? if not here is a video showing what is on offer from stagecoach. This video is showing the Scotland Route.
Promotional discounts and offers for 2013
Theres a few promotional offers at megabus floating around, one of them is FREE joruney, all you have to pay is the £0.50p booking fee, search for fares in February 2013 to find these. You can also check the stage coach, national express or city link. website
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