Coach Driver vacancies

Your rewards

In fitting with our well presented coaches, we supply you with a National Express uniform to complete the image!

We offer very competitive rates of pay with extra enhancements and bonuses, with overtime available depending on your shifts. You will also receive a bonus on any tickets that you sell.

You also get free local travel and discounts on National Express trips for you and your family.

Freqently asked questions

What are my responsibilities?
You will help customers board the coach and give them a nice smooth journey, running long distance express coach services within the UK on behalf of Go North East for National Express.

You will assist passengers throughout their journey, including helping with luggage and selling tickets, where appropriate. 

What skills are needed to be a coach driver?
You need to have held a driving licence for at least 2 years. Most importantly, you must be great with people - dealing with customers, colleagues and members of the public.

Do I have to pay for my training?
No, your CPC training is fully funded and you will undertake dedicated National Express induction training and extensive route learning also. Further ongoing training to allow you to enjoy your job more and to give our customers the best experience is also provided.

Can anyone apply?
We welcome applications from anyone that has a background in providing great customer service. You should be at least 21 years old and need to have held a driving licence for at least 2 years.

What happens after I apply?
Successful applicants will be undertake specific National Express induction training and in depth route learning before being allowed to drive on the network.

Additional ongoing National Express training will also be undertaken, with customer care, manual handling and wheelchair familiarity.

How many hours can I work?
You are guaranteed work for a minimum of 39 hours, with opportunities to work overtime. The rota is a mixture of 4 and 5 day weeks.

Rates of pay and conditions

  • £8.91 per hour
  • Enhanced rates apply on Bank Holidays
  • Overnight expenses: 
    • 1 day - £5.30
    • 2 days - £15.90
    • 3 days - £26.50
    • 4 days - £38.04

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Applicants should be at least 21 years old and need to have held a driving licence for at least 2 years.