Operator information

For journey planning use:

Below we list Britain's leading bus, tram and train operators by region, along with links to their websites.

ENGLAND -  East Midlands

Arriva bus  Derby, Leicestershire
CentreBus  Leicestershire
East Midlands Trains  London - East Midlands regional rail network
First Leicester  Leicester city
KinchBus  Loughborough
Nottingham City Transport  Nottingham city
Stagecoach bus  Chesterfield, Lincolnshire, Mansfield
NET (trams)  Nottingham city trams
TrentBarton  Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire
TP Express  northern England intercity rail network

ENGLAND - West Midlands

Arriva Midlands  Cannock, Stafford, Shrewsbury, Telford
CrossCountry Trains  Cross Britain intercity rail network
First Potteries  Staffordshire,
First Worcestershire  Worcestershire
Diamond   black country, Redditch
London Midland  London - west Midlands regional rail network
national express West Midlands  Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton
Midland Metro  Birmingham & Wolverhampton tram
Virgin Trains  London - west Midlands - north West - Scotland intercity rail route

ENGLAND - North East

Arriva North East  County Durham & Northumberland
Virgin Trains East Coast  London - north East - Scotland intercity rail route
Grand Central  Sunderland - Hartlepool - London rail route
Northern Railway  Northern England regional rail network
Go-North East  County Durham, Tyne & Wear
Stagecoach  Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Sunderland
TP Express  North of England intercity train company
Metro  Tyne & Wear 'Metro' tram network    

ENGLAND - North West

Arriva Merseyside  Cheshire, Liverpool, Merseyside, Runcorn, Wirral
Blackpool Transport  Blackpool & Flyde coast bus and tram
Burnley & Pendle  Burnley
First Manchester  Bolton, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale
Halton Transport  Runcorn & Widnes
Lancashire Bus  Accrington, Blackburn & Darwen
Mersey rail  Merseyside regional rail network
Northern Railway  northern England regional rail network
Rosso Bus  Rawtenstall, Bury & Rochdale
Stagecoach  Lancashire, Manchester, Preston, Stockport
Virgin Trains  London - west Midlands - north West - Scotland intercity rail route
Network Warrington  Warrington

ENGLAND - South East

Arriva Kent &Surrey  Kent and Surrey
Arriva Herts & Essex
 Hertfordshire and Essex
Arriva Beds & Bucks
 Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire
Brighton & Hove Bus  Brighton & Hove
Chiltern Railways  London - Buckinghamshire - Warwickshire - west Midlands rail route
Compass Travel  Worthing, Sussex and Surrey
C2C  London - Essex regional rail route
Thameslink  Cambridge/Bedford - London - Brighton rail network
First Essex  Essex
 Suffolk and Norfolk
Ipswich Buses  Ipswich
Metrobus  Crawley & Sussex
Greater Anglia  London - Essex/Suffolk/Norfolk intercity rail network
Oxford Bus  Oxford
Reading Buses  Reading, Newbury & Wokingham
Southern  London - Brighton - Eastbourne rail network
 London - Kent & Sussex rail network
Stagecoach  Cambridgeshire, East Kent, south coast, Hampshire,  Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Sussex
Thames Travel  south Oxfordshire & east Berkshire

ENGLAND - South West

Blue Star  Eastleigh, Southampton, Winchester
First Bristol, Bath and West  Bath, Bristol,  Hampshire,
First Southampton  Hampshire and Southampton
 London - west Country intercity rail network
Island Buses  Isle of Wight
 Bournemouth, Poole & Wimborne
Plymouth Citybus  Plymouth
South West Trains  London - south coast rail network
Stagecoach  Somerset, Devon, Exeter & Torbay
Thamesdown Transport  Swindon
Salisbury reds  Salisbury & Wiltshire 
Yellow Buses  Bournemouth & Poole

ENGLAND - Yorkshire

Arriva Yorkshire  Dewsbury, Wakefield, Leeds, Selby
Yorkshire Tiger  Huddersfield
Virgin Trains East Coast  London - Yorkshire intercity rail route
East Yorkshire Motor Services  East Yorkshire, Hull & Scarborough
First Bradford  Bradford
 Calderdale, Halifax, Huddersfield
 Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield
Harrogate Bus Co  Harrogate
Hull Trains  Hull - London rail route
Keighley Bus Co  Keighley
Northern Railway  northern England regional rail network
Stagecoach  Barnsley, Sheffield & south Yorkshire
Sheffield SuperTram  Sheffield tram
TransPennine Express  northern England intercity rail network
Yorkshire Coastliner  Leeds - York - Bridlington/Scarborough/Whitby


McGill's Buses  Paisley
Virgin Traisn East Coast  London - north East - Scotland intercity rail route
First Aberdeen  Aberdeen
First Glasgow
 Falkirk and Stirling
Lothian Buses  Edinburgh & Lothian region
xplore Dundee  Dundee
ScotRail  Scottish rail network
Subway  Glasgow subway
Stagecoach  Ayrshire, Aberdeenshire, Inverness, Highlands, Perth
TransPennine Express  north West England - Scotland intercity rail route
Virgin Trains  London - west Midlands - Scotland rail route


Arriva Cymru  west & north Wales 
Arriva Trains Wales  Welsh rail network
Cardiff Bus  Cardiff, Barry & Penarth
First Cymru  Bridgend, Swansea, Port Talbot & west Wales
Great Western Railway  London - south Wales intercity rail network
Newport Buses  Newport 
Stagecoach  south Wales valleys 
Virgin Trains  London - west Midlands - north Wales intercity rail route


Anything need updating? Please email: jonathanr@cpt-uk.org Updated: 1o January 2017