FlixBus coach driver

Newport Transport is the new operator of the FlixBus service between Swansea and London. As part of this exciting contract, Newport Transport is looking for experienced coach drivers. Don't miss out and apply now!

FlixBus is one of Europe’s leading coach companies, with a network of over 3,000 destinations in 35 European countries. In the last two years, their green coaches entered the UK, working with a variety of operators. Newport Transport is delighted to partner with FlixBus to operate services linking South Wales to London Victoria, Heathrow and Gatwick airports. To fulfil the plan to grow the FlixBus network, we need more drivers. 

What we offer

As a part of Flix, you will benefit from the Flix travel perks like free coach trips worldwide. With Newport Transport, you'll get to be part of a friendly and supportive team, receive a competitive salary, ride free on our bus network for you, your partner and eligible children, and more...

  • Salary - £14.68 ph Monday to Friday, £18.36 ph Saturday and Sunday, paid sign on to sign off. 
  • A £1,500 joining bonus, paid in three instalments, £500 in your first wage packet, £500 on the second-month anniversary and £500 on the three-month anniversary of your start date. 
  • Permanent employment.
  • £1,000 refer a friend bonus
  • Operating from Newport Transport depot, Corporation Road (NP19 0WF)
  • Free FlixBus Worldwide (12 returns trips and discounts)
  • Free local bus travel for you, your partner and eligible children.
  • Free uniform (we supply coat, tie, jumper, white shirt and winter hat)
  • Continuous training is provided free for all our PCV drivers.
  • Company events for you and your family
  • Up to 28 days of holidays (inc. bank holidays) with five extra days after 5 years' service.
  • Pension with well-being and discount schemes
  • Real opportunities for career progression.

Who are we looking for:

  • Experienced coach driver preferred - a minimum of 2 years of PCV driving experience required. 
  • Over 23 years old
  • Valid PCV (category D) driving licence with valid CPC and up-to-date tachograph  
  • Excellent customer service, helpful, safe and professional.
  • Knowledge of EU drivers regulations (preferable)
  • Available to work day and night shifts

Your duties are:

  • To drive an inter-city and airport transfer coach to transport passengers safely, whilst providing professional customer care.
  • To maintain a high standard of vehicles at all time
  • To deliver a friendly welcome on board. 
  • To portray a high-quality image of our company to your passengers and the public.
  • To adhere to legal driving regulations as well as Company policies and procedures

To apply, fill out our application form above, and one of our colleagues will give you a ring to talk about the position and answer your questions.