Bridgend County Council Home-to-School Routes Operated by Cresta Coaches

Bridgend & Vale School Runs

At Cresta Coaches, we take great pride in providing safe and reliable school transport services. We understand the importance of ensuring the well-being of students during their daily commute to and from school. Our dedicated team of drivers are not only experienced but also undergo thorough DBS background checks to guarantee the utmost safety and security for every child on board. Our fleet of modern vehicles are equipped with top-notch safety features icluding full CCTV and vehicle tracking facilities whilst also adhering to strict maintenance schedules, ensuring a smooth and worry-free journey for students and parents alike. With our efficient and punctual services, parents can trust Cresta Coaches to transport their children to school on time, every time. Our commitment to excellence in school transport is at the heart of everything we do, making us the preferred choice for schools and parents in the region.

For timetables and bus routes for Bridgend and Vale schools, click on the following links.

Secondary schools

Primary schools

Here’s a link to our standard terms and conditions of hire, please note that certain sections that apply to your specified trip are highlighted for your attention below .

Special Conditions associated with Air, Ferry & Train Connections

Departures & Collections

Departures. The Company will if asked give an estimated journey time to your departure Air/Ferry port etc. Clients should always build in a provision for unforeseen circumstances and in particular always allow extra time when travelling to the major UK Airports such as Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Stansted, Manchester Etc. Most of Britons Ferry & Airports are accessed via some of the countries busiest Motorway networks and we are finding that delays are becoming much more frequent. Particular attention should also be paid to check-in time given by airlines. Especially those airline companies that operate a shorter check-in time such as 1-2 hours. Our drivers are legally required to take a rest period of at least 45 Minutes after completing 4 ½ hours driving. We do however recommend this be reduced to no more than 3 hours driving. These break period should be added to your proposed departure times.

Breakdowns and delays

The Company gives its advice on journey times in good faith but does not guarantee the completion of any journey within a specific time period and will not be liable for loss or inconvenience caused by breakdown or other delays. The Company will not be held responsible for late arrivals or missed flights due to circumstances beyond its control.

Return Collections

The Company has access to most UK airports flight arrivals information and relies heavily on the live updates being provided by the major Airline Companies. It is therefore imperative that we are given your return flight details in full on final confirmation of your booking. Depending on which UK airport you are using you will be given a set of instructions to follow on what to do upon your return flight arrival.

Delayed Return Flights

Cresta Coaches will give allowance for return flight delays of up to 2 hours. Any additional delays in return flight collections are subject to an hourly charge of £25 per hour. These charges are in addition to the stated hire fees.

Airport Parking Charges

All airport parking fees paid by the Company are in addition to the vehicle hire costs stated unless confirmed to be inclusive.