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Megabusplus launches £1 fares from London to North England

You’ve heard of flights for a pound, now here comes the £1 fares from London to Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

Launching on Monday 30 March 2009, Megabusplus, operated by Stagecoach, is the first service of its kind in the UK to offer fast integrated journeys between London and the north using coach and train – journey times will take from three-and-a-half hours.

Passengers using the service will be able to travel from St Pancras Station in London to nine destinations in the North of England: Hull, Scunthorpe, Doncaster, Castleford, Harrogate, York, Bradford, Halifax and Huddersfield.

Megabusplus will operate three routes:

  • Hull-Doncaster-Scunthorpe-East Midlands Parkway-London St Pancras
  • York-Harrogate-Castleford-East Midlands Parkway-London St Pancras
  • Halifax-Huddersfield-Bradford-East Midlands Parkway-London St Pancras

Passengers will travel on 49-seat Volvo B10M coaches equipped with toilets and seatbelts and transfer on to East Midlands Trains’ high speed trains at East Midlands Parkway station direct to London.

Prices start at £1 plus a 50p booking fee. Tickets can be purchased online at

One thought on “Megabusplus launches £1 fares from London to North England

  1. Steve Adamson

    Hi,Megabus plus is excellent,what a bargain! and a fast service too. It’s a fixed cheap price and is cheaper than the equivalent National Express coach fare.You can’t lose. Whey hey!!! (-: S.Adamson London