Megabus to Paris,Amsterdam,Brussels or Boulonge for £1
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Megabus to Paris,Amsterdam,Brussels or Boulonge for £1

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Found 8th Mar 2012
Megabus to Paris,Amsterdam ,Brussels or Boulonge for £1 each way.
Just checked,and there are fares to all destinations for a pound from mid April to mid May.
Yes,I know it can be a lovely experience but Amsterdam for £2.50 return(including booking fee) gets the thumbs up here.
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Even driving by car from London would take at least 6 hours, so would maybe be a good cheap option for Disneyland
I can't believe people are moaning or still have something smart to say.

If you look there are £1, £3, £5.50 and £10 tickets all in the last 2 weeks of April.

If you time it right, get a day or 2 off work and find a reasonable out of town B&B you could have a nice long weekend away for less than £100, which is less than a weekend driving down to cornwall!

So stop your smart-a*re comments and be happy for the OP for posting the offer.
Judging by the picture there's too much heat added :-) Good deal though.
Thanks for posting OP. I won't be taking advantage as it would take us a long time to get to london to get the coach in the first place, but its a really good deal and I hope lots of people on here are able to have a lovely trip Hot!
Legend! Just booked tickets to and from Paris for £4.30.
sagman76

Just because it's a £1 doesn't make it good a good deal yes a good days … Just because it's a £1 doesn't make it good a good deal yes a good days journey err no! Brings back memories of Perth to Sydney when backpacking. No low cost airlines back then! Never want to sit on a bus since!



How long did that take?

The train from Adelaide to Perth was long enough!!
More heat for the picture
callum9999

Yes it does... How could a £2.50 return ticket to Europe possibly be a … Yes it does... How could a £2.50 return ticket to Europe possibly be a bad deal? It may not be a deal you like, but it doesn't stop it being good.While I don't blame you for a second for preferring to spend more to travel via different means, many people are perfectly happy to travel via bus like this, and it can't possibly be as bad as the Greyhound was from Washington DC to Montreal (and Melbourne to Cairns wasn't the most comfortable trip in the world either!).



Oh god. I have see some of the people on the metro in DC. I can't imagine spending that long on a greyhound with them.
Voted HOT, found lots of fares, however it's getting to London for me and the time there. A return train journey from Crewe to London will cost me around £30-£40 booking in advance for May and difficult to fit in with Megabus times, not accounting for any delays. I wouldn't want to sit on the bus for the journey to Crewe to London as well, so probably better for me to use P&O mincruise 2 for 1 offers when they come up from Hull I think around £80 for two of us.

Bargain if you live in London, personally I don't mind coach journeys, free Wifi too. We spent 31 hours on a train (Ghan) from Adelaide to Alice Springs, as well as a number of Greyhound journeys (suprised myself how comfy they were).
Looking at the fares, it is probably a better idea to get the overnight coach if you are going to paris.if you are able to sleep on busses then you will arrive at 7am in Paris and have the whole day without having to pay for a hotel. You can also do the same on the way back so you will save yourself some money on hotels. There are some downsides but that strategy would fit in with the ethos of this deal.
Unbelieveable deal!

Buy two or more seats to make a bed
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duke

You just have to board the coach with the right mindset.



Movies: check
Munchies: check
Mindset: check
johnmac5785

picture really makes me want to do this, would get loads of monies compo … picture really makes me want to do this, would get loads of monies compo if that happened


And that comment sir is all that is wrong with this country. Never mind somebody may have died and all the other knock on effects of trauma from such an event.

I drive this route in a coach often whilst undertaking tours, and it's a short hop on the other side of the channel and a painless journey down with nice clear motorways, so not many bumps. I have no idea how they make anything out of these prices. But credit to them for promoting my industry and in turn keeping me employed by association.

To those that had bad school trips, this may have been because school trips tend to do things on the cheap, meaning cramped coaches which are often not fit for purpose with noisy passengers, and yes the occasional vomit.

Most adult or Express trips tend to be very comfortable quiet journeys, by the nature that they need people to come back.
can you chip in with 5-6 mates and book the whole coach?
Is this actually a bus or coach? If its a double decker bus as the photo, it must be slow on motorways!

Thanks
Very hot deal - just a shame they have stopped going from Peterborough. At that price though worth getting a Travelodge somewhere teh night before
Good.. if you live near or in London
Not for me, but heat added.
Just had to book a trip to Amsterdam from Leicester Going to cost a lot more to get to & from damn Leicester though X)
I have experienced this.

I departed from London Victoria and arrived in Zagreb, Croatia. Total travel time of 28 hours, sore bum, sore legs, lots of foreigners and the drivers seemed to stop the coach every 90 minutes for a cigarette. Oh and not to mention the good old English scowl when going through the borders!

Thankfully, I didn't pay for this experience, my employer did!

Bargain!
I did this a few years ago with Eurolines, (not as cheap, but similar route) to Amsterdam. Bloody horrible sat in a coach for 3-4 hours, and effectively you are doing this twice with a few hours on a ferry in between. Tempting price, but i didnt like the journey very much, our coach had a toilet as entertainment and that was it. I brought along some movies etc but by end of trip i felt mentally and physically kackered.

Eurostar is SO much more pleasant, i went to Paris on the first one in, spenta day looking about, got last train back, enjoyed it.

Sutats.com

Unbelieveable deal!Buy two or more seats to make a bed



Absolutely, I was just going to suggest this! I use megabus from Sheffield to London a lot and find the 4 hours more than bearable with a book or DS. Some of the people on the coach have travelled a lot further, and I often see them booking a couple of seats so they can lay down.
Its a great price, I'd do it for a cheap break abroad! If you don't fancy the long journey, dig deeper into your pocket and fly, no one is forcing you to travel by this method, but if it enables more people to see a bit of culture, then why not?!
Unbelievable fares. I can't believe people are moaning about it!
Fantastic! I'm studying in Amsterdam now, so I can visit Brussels and Paris for a fiver.
great deal thanks for posting
tempted to book myself 20 seats each way
Here's a handy tip - down a couple of valium before you get on the coach. The whole journey will fly by and seem like one long nice dream. Did plenty of 12 hour coach trips in Thailand this way.
jk12324

Whereabouts can you leave from to get to Paris? Searched Glasgow, all … Whereabouts can you leave from to get to Paris? Searched Glasgow, all Edinburgh locations and a few random ones but not appearing anywhere.



I leave from my house, but I'm sure they'll let you leave from yours
I like the choice of pic.... lol
I can't help but feel this got so hot purely because the picture!
Voted hot for that reason
bah... I want to get to a gig in paris on march 30th. oh megabus and national express, why do you tease me so by not having cheap seats on that weekend
davestavros

Oh god. I have see some of the people on the metro in DC. I can't imagine … Oh god. I have see some of the people on the metro in DC. I can't imagine spending that long on a greyhound with them.



To add insult to injury - the Greyhound timetable was suspended due to it being "too busy" just as we arrived at the coach station, and we were all shoved onto a 20 year old coach with every seat taken and physically no room to move once you sat down. We then left and were followed for the entire 16 hour journey by a brand new Greyhound with extra-legroom seats, leather reclining chairs, wifi etc. which had a single passenger on it. I was fuming!
hot_top

Is this actually a bus or coach? If its a double decker bus as the photo, … Is this actually a bus or coach? If its a double decker bus as the photo, it must be slow on motorways! Thanks



I wouldn't count on that! Getting the overnight Megabus from Philadelphia to New York was one of the scariest experiences of my life! A double decker hurtling around tight bends at top speeds (I'm positive the wheels on one side of the bus actually lifted off the road on several occasions) - driven by a man continuously downing energy drinks and literally pouring eye drops of some kind into his eyes as he was letting us on, looking half dead. Lets just say I didn't sleep too well that night...

Sutats.com

Unbelieveable deal!Buy two or more seats to make a bed



Do you get assigned seats then? If not, things like this don't normally let you get away with "i've bought 2 seats so I'm going to lie across them". If the other passengers are nice then you'll be fine - but I'm sure the driver will side with any stroppy ones complaining about it.
2 extra windows to visit!!!!

samc

Here's a handy tip - down a couple of valium before you get on the coach. … Here's a handy tip - down a couple of valium before you get on the coach. The whole journey will fly by and seem like one long nice dream. Did plenty of 12 hour coach trips in Thailand this way.



It's all about the CRACK mate!!!
Oh gawd I would love to go to Amsterdam again I went twice last year, I love the city SO much. Not sure I can afford it right now..the coach on the only days I have free in this period (20th - 22nd April) is only £20 but then you have accomodation, spending money etc. and for anyone who's been to Amsterdam you'll know you can spend anywhere between £30-£300 in 2 days depending upon what you do (_;)

Some tips for anyone booking to Amsterdam - stay in the flying pig hostel..you can book online, I've stayed there 3 times now and it's not a 5 star hotel but its cheap and has a GREAT atmosphere, 2 out of the 3 times I've shared with strangers and had no issues at all, last time I went with the missus and we had a private room which was quite a bit more expensive (€90 vs €36ish for a share with..9 other people or something). But trust me, the pig is an amazing experience and you'll never forget it.

Right across the road is Blues Brothers Cafe if that's your thing..not the best in Amsterdam for..plants, but very convenient (you can buy your plants in blues bros then 'enjoy' it back at the pig..they have a dedicated room which is A LOT of fun). Apparently the best cafe is Abraxas, I've never been.

Go to the Grasshopper which is very easy to find, just before you enter the red light district, have their cheeseburger and fries..a MAZING.

Take a walk round the RLD when you're finished, best time is early evening about 6-8. If nothing else it's pretty fun, an experience shall we say. Again if it's your thing, €50 for the 'standard' ...I have been told this by mates before you say anything!
I would stress don't be bashful in visiting some of the 'adult' shops and stuff, there are hundreds of the things and it can be pretty entertaining to see some of the err..delights..on offer (lets just say they make ann summers look like toys r us).
The bulldog is probably the most famous of cafes and is situated in the RLD..worth a trip in if not just for a refreshment

Next to RLD is China Town..forget London's China Town, Amsterdam's is 10x better. If you are going to eat there be prepared to spend..a simple meal for two cost €55, but was well worth it. They have a beautiful temple there and you can go in (very small inside but looks very impressive from the outside)

Culturally, the sex mueseum is actually a really good visit, cheap to get in too. Last time I was there I visited the flea market on the other side of town..that was pretty cool too.

There is loads more to do but trust me, whatever you do you'll love it - it is a beautiful city where everything that is wrong here is totally normal there, everything is much more laid back, people are friendly, yea sure watch your pockets and stuff but that's like every city.
My girlfriend summed it up perfectly on her facebook status when we went in Oct. .."everything is so much better in Amsterdam"
johnmac5785

picture really makes me want to do this, would get loads of monies compo … picture really makes me want to do this, would get loads of monies compo if that happened


or a bad case of the death by fire
coming up as £20 for me..
Also to add to the Amsterdam review...get a Amsterdam pass, gets you everywhere and I got into the Heineken experience and came out trollied and had to ride a bike back in the rain....was so fun and dangerous. Go to Macbike to rent a bike, go around the whole city with ease....dedicated bike stop/ start lights!!!! I was boggled and this was when I had munched a tonne of crack when everything is possible.

Edited by: "ultimatekopite" 8th Mar 2012
Where do you get the tickets from, Poundland?
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