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 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

    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

    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
  • Friendly drivers, reasonable prices, always on time, buses always look clean

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    Tom Lee Moore
    7/01/2015

    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

    Great trip to Gloucester yesterday – the bus arrived on time and was even decorated for Christmas! Nick was a very professional, friendly driver who got us there and back safely and even gave us a little toot ‘goodbye’ as we got off the bus! Excellent value for money and wouldn’t hesitate to book another trip with you!

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    Emma Robbie
    11/22/2015
  • 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

    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 👍

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    Janice Mccauley
    6/19/2019

    Just like to thank Phil Anslow for such good service

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    Susan Harris
    9/08/2015
  • I did the service X1 Abertilliery to Pontypool also 30/31 blaenavon-brynmawr and must say all the drivers were very friendly I was very pleased. Will travel again
    keep up the good work carnt wait to have a run on your new services

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    David Reynolds
    3/10/2016

    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

    Drivers are really friendly and always reliable. I wouldn’t use any other bus company. Amazing day trips, cannot wait for the brochures to come out to book more this year.

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    Jessica Collins
    1/30/2019
  • Weston Air Festival trips, 17/6/2017
    Just want to say I had my first day trip with your coach company yesterday with this trip to the air festival…Have to say it will not be my last…The bus was nice and comfortable and the driver Darren was so helpful, polite, cheerful and with a good sense of humour…Top class..

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    Diane Bevan Bynt
    6/18/2017

    Always have clean buses drivers always friendly great prices too 👌🏻✨

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    Gemma Roberts
    1/21/2020

    We’ve been using Phil Anslow for our Run Diva Run race events. The ladies in the office are helpful, the drivers are polite & really helpful in dropping us off and picking us up. We always get a good price too. I’ve just booked another two coaches for events & will continue to use them. Thanks everyone. Top service.

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    Cat Johnson
    3/16/2017
  • Went on the trip to porthcawl today the driver Stuart was very friendly and happy to help in any way he could will definitely be using this company again and would recommend to friends/family. Thank you

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    Leanne Kimberley Cranswick
    5/01/2017

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

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    Dee Farmer
    4/08/2018

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

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    Kay Bright
    12/15/2015
  • 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

    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 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
  • 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

    What a fantastic service today by Phil Anslow and Sons for the shuttle run service. I must say all drivers I came in contact was polite and curious especially an older man driving a little bus!!

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    Claire Kennedy
    4/08/2018

    Newport is desperately in need of a bus service to Abergavenny even if only one day a week (Tuesday) and A service to Ebbw Vale too (also one or two days a week would be better than nothing!). Newport transports 2 hourly bus to Monmouth is also abysmal, sure Phil Anslow could do better! 👍🏼

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    Jan Davies
    4/30/2019
  • 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

    Went on my first trip with this company yesterday and it was brilliant! I highly recommend this company to anyone….. They were on time, I didn’t feel like I was being rushed and the drivers were all fab…cant wait to book again �

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    Ceris Williams
    8/05/2018

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

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    Teri-lee Vaughan
    7/23/2017
  • 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

    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

    We used Phil Anslow Coaches for our wedding at Glanusk Estate on the 18th July. From the get go they were so helpful and continued to be so right through the planning stages. We wanted shuttles coaches to get our guests to and from the wedding. Not only did they suggest routes but they went and recce’d each and every hotel/ B&B that our guests were staying in. In the end we came up with a really great schedule and they really listened to what our requirements were. Plus the final cost was very reasonable and worked well with our budget.
    On the day itself I had nothing but compliments from all the guests on how efficient and helpful the coaches and the drivers were. And all our guests arrived on time and were able to leave on the numerous scheduled coach journeys at the end of the night.

    We would very happily recommend them for any event and can’t thank them enough for their amazing service.

    Thank you Phil and Sue for all your help and we wish you all the best for the future!

    The very best

    Mr and Mrs. Hill

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    Richard Hill
    8/16/2015
  • Great day trip today to weston supermare many thanks

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    Jeanine Ann Jackson
    5/02/2016

    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

    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
  • 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

    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 folly farm with my mum neice and nephew. Had an amazing day would recommend Phil Anslow to anyone.. Kids loved it had so much fun. Bus driver was lovely and got us there and back safely. Would defo book a trip with Phil Anslow again.. Thanks for a lovely day.

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    Gemma Leanne Fewings
    9/10/2015
  • Worcester trip 1 12 19 Brill Terry was a great driver super friendly happy chappy

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    Jacqueline vickery
    12/01/2019

    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

    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
  • Did the Harry Potter Studio Tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. The driver, Terry was friendly and professional; a real credit to the company. Will definitely be booking more day trips with you.

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    Gemma Hughes
    6/04/2017

    So grateful for Phil Anslow… X4 stagecoach has let me down time and time again making me late for work… Phil Anslow gets me there on time! Definitely recommend this service!

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    Bryony Lewis
    6/05/2019

    Very reliable friendly and helpfull drivers.

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    Jane Kinnersley
    12/11/2014
  • 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

    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

    fair play awesome day with this company comfortable buses

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    Liam Gough
    7/06/2019

Call Us

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.