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

Why You Should Travel With Cresta

Cresta Coaches is the premier coach travel provider in South Wales. Wherever you need transport Cresta Coaches should be your only port of call. We pride ourselves on having the highest quality coaches, most courteous staff and best rates. Already a firm favourite for private hire, corporate hire and school use throughout the South Wales region and Bridgend County Borough, we have the experience and dedication to get you where you need to be in comfort, safety and style without costing the earth. Cresta Coaches is the local leader for UK coach travel. We are proud to be a Bridgend based company and have been operating since 1988, enjoying every moment of helping the people of South Wales with their UK travel needs.

Using Local Companies

Being a Bridgend based company means we have astablished many partnerships with other local businesses. We are often the first choice for local business looking to fulfil their travel needs. We also work with our local Council Authority and several local schools privately, supplying safe and reliable transport for Bridgend’s children. We believe that local businesses are important to any economy and Bridgend is no different. Cresta Coaches is a local company who believe wholeheartedly in supporting the economy of Bridgend and Sout Wales. We are very active with our market requirements and have great working relationship with many other South Wales based businesses offering fantastic services at fantastic prices.

Cresta's Professionalism

We, at Cresta Coaches, believe that customer service and excellence are at the heart of any experience and we are committed to ensure that your every experience with us leaves you with a smile on your face. We boast the most dedicated, friendly and professional drivers to be found in South Wales, who are always happy to help with queries and accommodate for any of your needs. Operating since 1988 we have developed a wealth of experience which will ensure that you can enjoy every trip you take safe in the knowledge that we can take care of all you needs and help you with any problems.

Quality of the coaches

Cresta Coaches only operate the very best quality vehicles, from 8 seat Mercedes mini buses to 70 seat executive Volvo Coaches. Whatever your transport needs we are ready and waiting to accommodate you requirements. All vehicles are maintained to the highest standards and are clean and comfortable at all times, thus allowing you to have the best experience in getting you to your chosen destination. One glance at our gallery on this website will be all the proof you need that our coaches, minibuses and midi-coaches are all of the highest quality and standards at all times. We are well aware of the trepidation that comes with booking transport to an event and understand the fears that a coach won’t be up to the expectations of your party. Rest assured that when you book with Cresta Coaches we guarantee that you will have a smile on your face all the way from your first call to us to being dropped off by our drivers.

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.