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.

Bus Timetables

Click the calendar icon next to the required service to view the timetable. COVID timetables are marked ‘Emergency Service’. 

COVID EMERGENCY TIMETABLES START FROM 01/09/2020
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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

  • your driver’s are kind and considerate nothing is too much trouble for them, also your coach driver’s are just great, 2 trips so far and 1 more August, thank you Andrew for the trip to seaton and sidmouth today, you are a star 👍

    Janice Mccauley Avatar
    Janice Mccauley
    6/19/2019

    Very reliable friendly and helpfull drivers.

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    Jane Kinnersley
    12/11/2014

    5 star ratingExcellent Went with Phil Anslow for the first time on a day trip to Oxford, the driver was excellent we had plenty of time in Oxford and we received a leaflet offering a discount on a tour of Oxford Castle. Will travel with them again.

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    roscwmbran
    12/13/2015
  • 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

    Went on day trip to Looe , Cornwall, it was a very good day, the driver was brilliant, very friendly, polite, helpful and with 1st class punctuality, my 3 friends and I would like to say thanks.

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    Christine Oakey
    5/30/2017

    would like to thank a driver on the number 30 bus in blaenavon named mike for making my son feel really at ease while travelling on the bus always says good morning and have a good day it means alot to my son thanks mike

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    Sue Samways
    9/26/2016
  • Polite drivers and polite staff much better then stagecoach keep going Phil anslow

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    Beth Langridge
    3/29/2017

    Had a lovely day today at Gloucester market. We were dropped off really close which was perfect. Our driver was lovely, which made it a very pleasant journey there and back. Will definitely be going on more trips with you.

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    Annette Edwards
    11/19/2016

    Have been on a few day trips, lovely drivers.

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    Gwynneth Mary Hall
    2/08/2019
  • 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

    Just like to thank Phil Anslow for such good service

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    Susan Harris
    9/08/2015

    I have been on a few trips with Phil Anslow over the last few years and i have enjoyed them all! Always on time, a fun variety of trips available and the lovely Bryn as our chauffer. He is friendly and happy to help all passengers ��

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    Shanayed Bradbury
    9/01/2017
  • Fab drivers All your drivers as so helpful and super friendly

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    Ceri Telfer
    12/26/2019

    I would just like to say a big thank you to Darren who took us to the Harry Potter studios tour today. What a pleasure he was. Before I got on I told him my children had no idea where they were going as it was a surprise for them. Unlike most coach drivers he made sure he gave nothing away when he spoke to all the passengers about the trip and he made an effort to talk to all the children. We had a fantastic day and I know that Darren had started the day off the way it was continued. Brilliant. 5***** to his service.

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    Donna Hughes
    8/28/2017

    We used Phil Anslow on Saturday to take our cwmbran u9s to judgement day in Cardiff. My wife had to change the bus short notice because of a few cancellations. Now normally this would of caused a fuss with other companies but phil anslow simple and politely changes it to a smaller bus. The driver was a very happy and jovial person which made the short trip a happy one and when we realised the roads were all closed off after the game we had a bit of a panic especially with 15 or so kids but the driver actually walked to find us amongst all the chaos of a rugby day in Cardiff. i tip my had to the driver and phil anslow. It’s a shame not all companies were run like this! Thank you.
    Cwmbran u9s

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    Gary Hitchens
    4/18/2017
  • 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

    I used the no6 ty canol service today it is the first time I have used a Phil Anslow bus and I will never use the stage coach again if I can help it! Your driver was lovely and polite, my 3yo loved the fact there were seatbelts on the bus as did I! Your driver even waited at 1 stop for an elderly lady who was rushing to the bus stop (I have seen stage coach drivers wait for passengers to nearly make it then pull away laughing). Your driver even waited until we were sat down and my daughter had her seatbelt on before pulling out of the bus stop. And to top it all off your cheaper!!! What more could we want? Xxxx

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    Lisa-Jane Teague
    10/07/2017

    I was on the 6 to ty canol at 1.30pm the driver was amazing so polite, happy & helpful he didn’t rush anyone on or off the bus especially because I have a 5 week old in her Pram I will use them more often in future

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    Sophie Louise Phelps
    1/30/2019
  • i have to say all the drivers are so caring and polite.nothing id to much trouble
    not like some off the stagecoach drivers excellent service

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    Adrian Wright
    3/29/2020

    fair play awesome day with this company comfortable buses

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    Liam Gough
    7/06/2019

    Want say fab trip me and my daughter had today at Harry Potter studios, was fab trip, nice weather, our driver was very pleasant very helpful thank you for a fantastic trip.

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    Rachel Jones
    5/05/2018
  • Booked Phil Anslow to transport guests who had travelled from all over UK at my daughters wedding from Glen yr Afon Hotel to church in Beaufort. The driver gave them a detailed history of the sights on the journey which delighted them, it’s the little touches that make things special thank you

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    Lesley O’Connell
    5/16/2016

    5 star ratingExcellent service Excellent service from start to finish. Driver superb and patient with a bus full of teens. Highly recommed.

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    mnaoa
    5/20/2018

    Wonderful service and drivers.

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    Alan Fowler
    12/13/2019
  • On our way home from Bournemouth ATM absolutely lovely day and our driver Bryn was lovely we will be booking again soon �

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    Emma Hall
    6/30/2018

    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

    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
  • Great Company always reliable with the drivers far better than Stagecoach all i can say is kep getting Stronger

    Jamie Prosser Avatar
    Jamie Prosser
    10/29/2014

    Been on a few trips with these and they are fab bud company booking some more for this summer

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    Andrea Powell
    1/24/2017

    Weston super mare 02 May 2016. Superb day out, great value for money. Eddie the driver was fantastic- polite, friendly and helpful. Makes a change to find a happy bus driver. If you ever book with Andlows Coaches ask to have Eddie as your driver- you wont be disappointed.
    Many thanks for a great day out! *****

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    Richard Paul Jackson
    5/03/2016
  • 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

    We hired the company coach today for a bus trip to Drayton Manor
    It turned out to be a fantastic day made easier by a fab company! Turned up ,driver was friendly, smiling and was happy to help us, It made the bus trip feel that much easier for us! Bus was spotless!! Would highly recommend this company for your coach trips
    Thanks all!! X

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    Gemma Loulabell Davies
    7/22/2017

    Thank you for a wonderful day with the Harry Potter Tour great service and a fab driver I can say that my mother my children and myself totally enjoyed ourselves will recommend you to all my friends

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    Kim Apperley
    5/05/2018
  • 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

    Fab trip to Cheltenham Christmas Market, Bryn was a star x

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    Jessica Wady
    12/03/2016

    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
  • great service and cheap and better than stage coach

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    Louise Ann Thomas
    5/05/2020

    Absolutely love the driver on the X1 today Santa is very busy xx

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    Kate Oakes
    12/14/2019

    5 star ratingGreat buses Take this bus a lot getting home from work great drivers pleasant journey need this bus service as I live in forgeside

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    Karen H
    9/04/2016
  • mr stephen knight i use the 24Xto newport/cwmbranand i use the a3to abergavenny and to cwmbran they are relayable bus company and friendly bus driver and alway on time.

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    stephenknight
    11/22/2019

    Went on a day trip to Weston super mare☀️�had a fantastic day the driver Stuart was brilliant!…even though we had to wait for 2 ladys he was so apologetic but it wasn’t his fault!…they still never showed!….would most definitely book through this company again thanks for a first class service☀️happy kids�happy mama���!

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    Caroline Hale
    8/30/2016

    Very good the best

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    Rebecca Evans
    10/13/2014
  • Bryn is a legend and bath was fantastic. I would definitely go on a trip again with Phil Anslow. They take time to look after their customers and make sure everyone is having a good time. Very informative too x

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    Natalie Phillips
    11/27/2016

    My nan and i had been away to Torquay for the weekend thanks to one of your trips. It was absolutely fantastic. Great service, the best driver (Stuart) and we would recommend them to everybody. Thank you for a fab weekend and looking after every one of us. A* from us �

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    Sarah Siobhan
    7/30/2018

    Always on time..Brilliant drivers always putting passenger first. On coaches taking us to many destinations round the country always enjoyed travelling with PHILL ANSLOW.

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    Margaret Bytheway
    1/25/2019

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.