announces new Birmingham-Edinburgh link

19 September 2011  •  Source: Stagecoach

Market-leading budget coach provider has announced a timetable enhancement which will provide additional journey options for travellers as well as a new link between Birmingham and Edinburgh.

The low-cost coach operator – which offers journeys from £1* – is introducing two new daily journeys between Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh. From 2 October there will be a new northbound service each morning and a new southbound service each afternoon.

The change provides a brand new twice daily link between Birmingham and Edinburgh. It also increases the number of non-stop journeys between Birmingham and Manchester to 10 each way per day, offering passengers even more journey choices.

Operations Manager for, Ian Laing, said: “More and more people are looking for budget travel to help make their money go further. We are pleased to be able to expand our service to ensure we can offer passengers even more journey options than ever before.” was launched in the UK in 2003 and revolutionised coach travel by offering fares from just £1* via a simple online booking system. Almost three million passengers now use services in the UK every year, travelling between more than 60 towns and cities across the country.

In 2006, Stagecoach launched in North America where it has now been used by more than 10 million passengers.

Bookings for the new services can be made now. For more information about services visit

*All reservations are subject to a 50p booking fee.

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