School Coach Hire South Wales

For school coach hire in South Wales, get in touch with Phil Anslow & Sons Coaches. Our team are DBS checked and CPC trained to NVQ level 2, and highly commended by our customers. Therefore, you can have peace of mind that we provide safe and reliable transportation. We ensure to keep our vehicles in the best possible condition and only employ experienced and professional drivers, to ensure we provide a high quality service. Moreover, our affordable prices combined with our timely and efficient journeys ensure unbeatable private vehicle hire.

For memorable and seamless school trips, call 01495 775599 for school coach hire in South Wales.

Reliable Coach Company


Having worked for Local and National Authorities for over 30 years we have gained a wealth of experience in transporting students of all ages and abilities, throughout the UK. Some examples include: Home – school transport; Educational trips; Outdoor pursuit centres and Field studies trips.

Competitive Hire Rates

Our friendly and helpful approach combined with our knowledgeable staff and well-maintained private hire vehicles makes for an unrivalled service. While coach hire cost depends on several factors including journey duration, number of coaches required and trip complexity, we always aim to offer competitive rates. Get in touch with us today for free quotes.

Newport Minibus Hire

As well as offering coach hire services to schools and colleges, Phil Anslow also offer minibus hire for customers in Newport and surrounding areas of South Wales. Whether you require a minibus for a college sports trip or for general transportation, we have reliable buses to support your needs. Contact us today to book minibus hire. 

Why Choose Phil Anslow & Sons Coaches?

There are many reasons as to why you should make Phil Anslow & Sons Coaches your first choice for coaches in South Wales. From our decades of experience through to our affordable coach hire and excellent reputation, we are hard to beat. Just a few of the reasons why you should make us your first call include:

  • We have 30 years’ experience in providing coach services in South Wales
  • Our company is reputable throughout South Wales for consistently delivering a top standard of service
  • Every one of our coach drivers have significant knowledge of routes and destinations around the UK
  • Our company caters for a diverse range of requirements and group sizes
  • Our drivers are DBS checked to an enhanced level and CPC trained to NVQ Level 2

What our customers are saying

  • 5 star ratingRisca Branch R.B.L. Trip to Gloucester Victorian Market. A big thank you to Andy for looking after Risca Branch Royal British Legion, really well driven, informative, curtius and helpfull helped make the day go so well already talking about booking Phil Anslow for our next away day.big thanks for us all.

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    Michael H
    11/16/2019

    My partner and I have just returned from a turkey and tinsel break in Torquay absolutely brilliant break, brilliant hotel, great food and entertainment. Our driver for the week was Stuart and he looked after everyone from start to finish. Thank you can’t wait for our next break

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    Teressa Brown
    11/19/2016

    Always enjoy a good trip with Anslow looking forward to Bath Christmas Market

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    Gillian Roche
    11/26/2017
  • Brilliant trips and very reasonably priced! Drivers are always welcoming, informative and ensure you have a great trip! Well done �

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    Joanne Dean
    7/22/2018

    Went on a day trip to Stratford upon avon yesterday and it was brilliant from start to finish. And a special shout out to Eddie the driver who was just perfect. He was friendly and informative and just a genuine nice guy. He made the trip extra special and nothing was too much bother. Top marks for a fantastic memorable day out 🙂

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    Christianne Hart
    9/08/2016

    I used your service to Blaenavon yesterday evening and just wanted to say how lovely the driver (Lillian) was, very friendly great service, and price.
    Thank you �

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    Johnathan Gibbs
    12/14/2017
  • 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

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

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    paul minty
    11/01/2019

    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
  • 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 star ratingGreat Service Would just like to thank you for the fabulous service received from your company, your drivers are always happy and very helpful nothing is too much trouble, Will definately recommend your company to family and friends…Thank you again

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    kate j
    3/14/2017

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

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    Stephanie Smith
    11/15/2019
  • Great day trip today to weston supermare many thanks

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    Jeanine Ann Jackson
    5/02/2016

    u still doing day trips plz

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    Philip Clements
    4/06/2020

    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
  • 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

    What a lovely change to get a bus and be greeted with a smile, absolutely lovely service. No rush in the driver waited for everyone to be seated before pulling off, unlike other diver leaving you to be jolted into the seat. Was kind and even saw him offer a woman with a cough a bottle of water. Took his time and was actually aware he had customer in the back unlike other busses I’ve been on. This was today on the 63 from usk to Pontypool around 1:30, what a lovely change, keep It up!�

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    Felix Collins
    11/15/2016

    5 star ratingGreat local service So great to have a local business picking up where stagecoach have failed the public. Keeping people connected and providing excellent customer service.

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    J4316ROsusanb
    2/12/2020
  • A big thank you to Phil Anslow & Sons for great service with our booking, and to Eddie, our friendly & helpful driver, for smooth & comfortable journeys to Tregoyd Brecon & home ☺

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    Lynne Godfrey
    4/10/2016

    I just want to say Thank you. I am so humbled to know that yesterday at 12:20 my 85 year old gran was waiting in Blaenavon high street, for the forgeside bus and she was just telling me that a young driver came off the bus down the street to help my gran carry her bags and help her on the bus.

    She told me that never in the whole time she has lived in Blaenavon that a young lad has never gone out of there way for her, like this guy did.

    She wanted me to post this so hopefully that young lad can know how greatfull she is.

    So thank you. ������

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    Kellie-Anne Redman
    4/15/2018

    What wonderful drivers you have today in Pontnewydd village your driver could clearly see my toddler getting impatient waiting to cross (after a huge melt down about holding my hand) stopped on a busy and dangerous crossing to allow us to cross safely at our own pace. Top driver thank you very much x

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    Phillips Toniann
    4/13/2018
  • Just got back from the day trip to Peppa Pig World. What a great place. Your driver was extremely pleasant & friendly, nothing was too much trouble for him. Can recommend this company.

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    Jennifer Pippen
    7/21/2018

    5 star ratingExcellent customer service Me, my partner and daughter got on the X1 service this morning and I would like to say a big thank you for a great value reliable service and the drivers were very helpful and cheerful.

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    Lucy C
    3/24/2017

    I catch the x1 service to Work every day I spend £20 a week on the bus for a weekly ticket and I have to say it’s an absolute pleasure to do so. I have never once had a bad experience on your buses most of your drivers are absolutely brilliant on more than one occasion I’ve witnessed them go out of there way to please the customers like only today one of your drivers seen a little old lady rushing and panicking with a Zimmer frame because she wasn’t at the bus stop instead of Just driving past like stagecoach would he stopped right by her asked her if she needed help getting onto the bus, told her to sit down and scan her pass when she got off and didn’t pull off until she sat down I see this all the time from most of your drivers. Most of them don’t get the credit they deserve would never go back to catching stagecoach buses �

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    Codie Davies
    3/12/2018
  • I would like to say a massive thank you for the holiday to torquay… Me my mum and daughter had a fab time… Stuart the driver was a lovely and friendly driver who made sure everyone was ok and checking to see if we need anything… The toorak hotel was a fab place to stay too… We definitely will be going on your trips again and highly recommend. Thanks again.

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    Laura Louise Langley
    8/28/2016

    My daughter left her phone on the bus on Saturday along with her debit card and Id. Contacted the office at 9.00am and by half eleven we had the phone back. Mr Anslow brought it to Bulwark to save us a journey to head office. Very grateful to him as I’m sure not every bus company would be that obliging. Many thanks.

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    Teresa Peebles
    3/02/2020

    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
  • Another great trip to Bath Christmas Market 4 December, pick up on time going there and coming back, loads of stalls would highly recommend. Bryn then driver was good fun and very polite and helpful. Can’t wait to book another one next year. Thank you!

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    Zoe Longdon
    12/04/2017

    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

    My mother and I went on the day trip to Weymouth, using the company for the first time.
    We loved our day out. The bus was new and clean, and we enjoyed the films to watch going and coming home!!
    Our driver, Eddie, was very accommodating and friendly. Along with being a good driver!!
    We will definitely be booking more trips in the future!!! Xxx

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    Jorden Hudd
    8/10/2016
  • Amazing experience best coach travel ☺️

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    Tasha Anslow
    8/09/2015

    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 service!! Our driver Brynn was brill, friendly, welcoming and hilarious �

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    Teri-lee Vaughan
    7/23/2017
  • 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

    Great trip to Warwick Castle 9/7/17, and a big thanks for Bryn the driver 🙂

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    Tom Kearney
    7/09/2017

    Went on a fab organised trip to Harry Potter Studios with my daughter. Excellent from beginning to end! Driver was very happy and cheery and kept us entertained! Great value for money too and would highly recommend �����

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    Lucy Bennett
    3/29/2018
  • 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

    Went today to wells and street had a lovely time. Bryn our driver was lovely would recommend anslow trips as they are reasonably priced .Had a lovely day out.

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    Joanne Morton
    5/30/2018

    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
  • 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

    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

    They should be nominated for coach and bus company of the year i am so thankful to the drivers looking after my son everyday from blaenavon to brynmawr.

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    Camilla Beckman
    3/18/2015
  • they are relayable company and always on time and friendly drivers.

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    Stephen Knight
    11/22/2019

    fair play awesome day with this company comfortable buses

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    Liam Gough
    7/06/2019

    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

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Call us today on 01495 775599 for further information on school coach hire in South Wales. We serve areas including Pontypool, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Newport and Monmouthshire.