Bus Services South Wales

Here at Phil Anslow & Sons Coaches, we run bus services in South Wales. With our knowledgeable and professional drivers, you can rely on us to provide an efficient and timely service. Moreover, our affordable prices and well-maintained vehicles combined with our highly qualified team make for an unrivalled solution.

Get in touch with a friendly member of our staff today on 01495 775599 for more information.

Coronavirus Updates and FAQs

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Our Customer Services team are on hand to assist you regarding your travel. You can call us on 01495 775599, lines are open from 08.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday. We are online via social and web chat from 08.00 – 18.00 Monday to Friday and available via social from 10.00 – 16.00 at weekends. 

From Monday 27th July 2020, all passengers on buses in Wales must wear a face covering when onboard our vehicles, face coverings must also be worn when inside transport hubs in Wales which includes bus stations, interchanges or travel shops.

  • Please remember to bring a face covering for your journey as without one you will be unable to travel
  • A face covering can be very simple, like a scarf or bandana that ties behind the head to give a snug fit. It just needs to cover your mouth and nose
  • Please put your face covering on before boarding the bus or entering a transport hub and wash your hands or use hand sanitiser before putting it on
  • Please wear your face covering throughout the duration of your journey, including when disembarking the bus
  • If you need a drink or to take medication while travelling or when inside a transport hub please do so quickly and be mindful of others
  • To keep everyone safe please store a used face covering in a plastic bag and take it home

 

The Welsh government has issued guidance that can be found here.

All of our drivers in Wales have been advised to inform our customers who are not wearing a face covering on boarding the bus, that they are required to do so by law, throughout their entire journey, unless they are exempt. If a customer is not exempt and refuses to wear a face covering, then our drivers have been instructed to explain to the customer that they are breaking the law and that the police have powers to impose a fine of up to £100. Our drivers report all failures to comply with Government policy to their Depot Management team to allow us to closely monitor the situation and advise the authorities.

We have also adopted the policy of all customers being required to wear a face mask onboard in Wales, unless they are exempt.

Following an Equalities Impact Assessment, exemptions will apply to those with:

  • Breathing difficulties and other respiratory conditions
  • Conditions effecting their dexterity, meaning they are not able to put on a face covering
  • Mental health conditions such as anxiety or panic disorders
  • Other non-visible disabilities such as autism
  • Cognitive impairments, including dementia, who may not understand or remember the need to wear a face covering
  • Visual impairments, with a restricted field of vision, particularly if any residual vision is at the lower edge of the normal field of view
  • Impairments which would make it difficult to put on or take off a face covering safely, accurately, consistently or without pain

 

The exemptions also apply to those who rely on lip reading. This would include carers who are travelling with someone for whom a face covering will inhibit communication

Young children under the age of 11 or children on dedicated school transport services are exempt.

As our drivers sit behind screens that separate them from customers, they do not need to wear a face covering whilst they are in their cab.

Yes, we have a range of Journey Assistance cards that are available for anyone that needs support when travelling. We have added two new cards to the pack for you, Cards can be downloaded here.

It is really important to us that we continue to support all of our customers who wish to use our services.

Whilst seats within 2 metres of the driver are currently taped off, wheelchair spaces will always remain available. Rest assured, if you require support with boarding our buses, our drivers are following the below steps to ensure social distancing and your safety are maintained whilst they are providing you with assistance:

  • The driver will wear a face covering and sanitise their hands before leaving their cab
  • The driver will politely ask you to maintain a 1 metre plus distance whilst they put the ramp in place
  • The driver will limit the time they are within 1 metres plus of you to ensure this is kept to an absolute minimum


In exceptional circumstances where the driver is unable to leave their cab to offer you assistance, they will politely explain why they are unable to help you.

We are supporting the latest government guidance around social distancing measures to help keep you, our drivers and our buses safe. We have placed very clear signage on board that shows you what you need to do to stay safe. There are posters on board to help you Please follow this guidance when travelling with us.
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Colleg Gwent bus passes are accepted.

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Transport for Wales concessionary bus passes are accepted.

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No Cash? No Problem.

Secure contactless payments are now available on all of our buses.

Paying with contactless is a simple and secure way to pay for tickets without cash.   

One tap of your contactless card, Apple Pay or Google Pay and you’re aboard and ready to go, no need to worry about having the right change. 

You can buy tickets up to the value of £30, quickly and securely with contactless. So whether it’s a last minute trip or a regular journey, paying for your ticket has never been more convenient.

What our customers are saying

  • Had a fantastic day yesterday at Gloucestershire Victorian Market ��
    No driving so we could enjoy a glass or 2 of mulled wine ��
    Our driver was brilliant, laughing & joking and he shared his sweets with us all �
    Would highly recommend this company we will be having many future trips with them!
    Thankyou so Much for making our day so enjoyable ��xx

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    Lynne Brown
    11/23/2017

    In all the years I have used this company they have always given 100%

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    Claire Bailey
    12/11/2014

    Day Trip Bath Xmas Market Went to Bath with Phil Anslow Coaches, was very impressed with the service and the staff. Driver was very helpful, Coaches was spotless and clean. Cannot recommend highly enough

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    Umran Malik
    12/06/2019
  • Always have clean buses drivers always friendly great prices too 👌🏻✨

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    Gemma Roberts
    1/21/2020

    Drivers always very friendly and polite. Much better than stagecoach

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    Ellen Louise Waters
    12/10/2017

    5 star ratingTheir days out are one of the highlights of my year. Phil Anslow’s local bus services – in particular the X1 are first class, but even better are their days out. Early in the year the programme of dates and destinations comes out, and with pen poised I go through it to select possible venues to book. I have never been disappointed, the value for money is incredible,and with a little planning it’s amazing how much you can cram into the time available.

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    Stella H
    2/18/2020
  • Great service!! Our driver Brynn was brill, friendly, welcoming and hilarious �

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    Teri-lee Vaughan
    7/23/2017

    Highly recommend them, went on a day trip with them, driver was friendly and helpful, only downside is that the bus could have been warmer despite the heat being on 🙂

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    Sharon Louise Heselton
    11/20/2016

    Went on the Dartmouth trip on 2nd August, this would be our third trip. On all trips the driver was always joking, polite, happy and helpful, the bus was excellent service throughout. Will book future trips and recommend. J & A Sambells.

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    Annmarie Hayes
    8/03/2017
  • great trip to legoland yesterday x with top driver Bryn . x

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    Kate Davies
    5/08/2016

    Superbly driven by a very helpful driver who assisted us with the wheelchair. Concerned about the children on the school trip having to wait for the bus at the end of the day, he made sure he was back early to collect us. Thank you very much.

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    Anna Britten
    6/14/2016

    Amazing experience best coach travel ☺️

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    Tasha Anslow
    8/09/2015
  • On a trip to The Bath Xmas market on 4/12/12 what a pleasure it was from start to finish our driver Bryn was great! We are already looking forward to next year cheers! ������� Merry Xmas �

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    Rosalind Battle
    12/05/2017

    Very reliable friendly and helpfull drivers.

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    Jane Kinnersley
    12/11/2014

    Can’t believe there’s actually negative reviews on here, compared to the much bigger company, Stagecoach, I think Phil Anslow is much more professional and much cheaper to travel on, and also the drivers will do anything to help passengers.They simply go that step further to keep passengers happy unlike Stagecoach who honestly don’t give a s*!t about passengers.

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    johnl 1978
    9/07/2019
  • Went on 4night to toquay Stewart our driver brill hotel was brill could not fault anything about holiday

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    Lesley White
    8/26/2016

    I would like to thank Phil anslow coaches for a fabulous day out last Saturday to Peppa pig world especially the driver Bryn was very friendly and helpful would recommend this company the trips are brilliant

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    Helen Webb Was Batty
    7/24/2018

    such a lively trip and bryn mark was a fab host and driver x

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    Stephanie Smith
    11/15/2019
  • another day trip yesterday
    West Midlands safari Park.
    lovely driver Stewart.
    look forward to more trips
    thank you 👍

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    Claire Parry
    4/28/2019

    Me and my mum went to monkey world and both drivers were lovely thank you

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    Dee Farmer
    4/08/2018

    Worcester trip 1 12 19 Brill Terry was a great driver super friendly happy chappy

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    Jacqueline vickery
    12/01/2019
  • Excellent service on both Local services and days out

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    Stella Hazell
    2/18/2020

    4 star ratingFriendly helpful drivers Drivers on service 30 always friendly.very helpful to disabled and people with push chairs.Buses a little careworn but always clean.

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    davidmansell
    2/22/2017

    fair play awesome day with this company comfortable buses

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    Liam Gough
    7/06/2019
  • Had a lovely day out today to Gloucester for the Xmas market. We had a hiccup with the first coach but that got sorted and we was away to our trip. Terry was a lovely driver nice and friendly. Got home safe and sound on this November night 🙂

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    Amy Jones
    11/19/2016

    Have been on a few day trips, lovely drivers.

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    Gwynneth Mary Hall
    2/08/2019

    Went to the harry potter trip yesterday. Great service and great day out. The driver was very friendly as well. Just could have done with more time to look around the tour of the studio

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    Nathan Rice
    8/19/2016
  • God bless rh.o.b a ab positive blood type tyson fury b positive blood type rh positive people only win war 2048. Gears of war and halo 5 gear or war 5 rh positive blood type of war xbox series x gear 6nbig house 500 ace’s of land welsh farm ers land owners are the best Welsh farmer s jones from powys are the best

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    Timothy jones
    4/13/2021

    Last Saturday was our second trip with this company. We had a great day. Driver was very pleasant and helpful, please pass on our appreciation to him. (4th December Worcester Markets). The coach was clean and an excellent standard. Also they are very punctual and organised. Thank you �

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    Jill Davies
    12/07/2017

    Went to Bath today with Phil Anslow and would like to say thank you the trip was fantastic and we had the best driver sorry we ate all his sweets x

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    Rhian Lloyd
    12/04/2017
  • Top day out yesterday at Peppa Pig World. Great pick up/drop off times, well organised, nice coaches and lovely driver (Bryn). Looking forward to booking our next trip with you 🙂

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    Lisa M Penwill
    8/28/2016

    Can’t believe there’s actually negative reviews on here, compared to the much bigger company, Stagecoach, I think Phil Anslow is much more professional and much cheaper to travel on, and also the drivers will do anything to help passengers.They simply go that step further to keep passengers happy unlike Stagecoach who honestly don’t give a s*!t about passengers.

    John 1978 Avatar
    John 1978
    9/07/2019

    Fab drivers All your drivers as so helpful and super friendly

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    Ceri Telfer
    12/26/2019
  • Great Company always reliable with the drivers far better than Stagecoach all i can say is kep getting Stronger

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    Jamie Prosser
    10/29/2014

    Fantastic Fab company! Fantastic day trips with clean coaches and friendly drives. Great value for money too. Their local buses are great too, friendly polite drivers who can’t do enough for you, they really go the extra mile. I use the service every day, and have never had any issues. What a great Company!!!

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    Richard
    6/16/2021

    Great company all the drivers are polite and friendly come highly recommend x

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    Kay Bright
    12/15/2015
  • We went to bath yesterday for the christmas market. We had a fab day. Our coach driver bryn was lovely and couldnt do enough for us. Would definately go again. See u next year!

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    Kelly Bourne
    11/28/2016

    u still doing day trips plz

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    Philip Clements
    4/06/2020

    5 star ratingHighest Standards I’ve used this company multiple times for private coach hire. The drivers have always been polite and well dressed.

    The use of hands free devices has always been well received as it has allowed them to have the most up to date travel information like road closures etc so that the most time efficient journey could be achieved. This is obviously a preferred method rather than the drivers having to use their phones whilst driving and being distracted from their jobs.

    One of our party also left their wallet on the coach and we were able to contact the driver to get it back before he got back to the garage.

    I would recommend this company. They have always gone above and beyond and their spelling is immaculate.

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    Ieuan R
    11/23/2019
  • The bus driver I had today for tycanol was absolutely lovely very chatty x

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    Sian Louise
    10/03/2017

    great service and cheap and better than stage coach

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    Louise Ann Thomas
    5/05/2020

    5* from Start to finish airport transfer to and from Cardiff Airport Excellent reliable service!! Susan Anslow went over and above in making sure all our requirements were meet! Both drivers were helpful and patient in handling 11 adults and 3 children!

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    BonHow
    8/12/2015
  • I recently hired a coach to take a group of senior citizens to Weston super mare. They have not stopped talking about how easy it was to get on the coach (the steps are lower and not so steep) and how comfortable it was too. I have now hired a coach for four more trips for them.
    Have also gone on day trips with a friend and cannot fault this company. In addition the drivers I have met on these trips are brilliant. Would recommend Phil Anslow to anyone.

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    Maureen Gingell
    5/27/2016

    had a 29 seater from malpas to st fagons for my mother and baby group . Bus was on time comfortable and the driver was lovely. Definately recommend and was the cheapest around . thankyou so much

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    Jody Pescud
    6/27/2019

    Polite, friendly and helpful staff. What’s not to like?

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    paul minty
    11/01/2019

Contact Phil Anslow & Sons Coaches

Contact Phil Anslow & Sons Coaches to learn more about our bus services in South Wales on 01495 775599. A friendly member of our team will be happy to help you.