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14 Countries, 46 Destinations

The Flexitrip is designed to give you the ultimate in flexibility so you can design your own trip. Choose anywhere you'd like to go and then buy the number of corresponding coach days. This is ideal if you really want a true trans-continental flexible tour of Europe or have a clear idea of what cities you want to experience. So go crazy, pick the destinations you have always dreamed of visiting, then join up the dots and count up the coach days!

A bit more detail

A Flexitrip pass will give you access to the entire network. A 'flexistop' is one travel day so that's any time you jump off the coach at any one of our designated stops. Some are non-compulsory 'day stops' (Bruges for example), others are compulsory overnight stops (indicated by white dots on the network map).

Flexitrip passes are perfect for travellers who are looking to go from one destination to another without wanting to do the whole 'Loop'. Your flexistrip is valid for the entire operating season giving you maximum flexibility – hence the name! Break away from the network and explore destinations like Greece or Croatia, perhaps rejoining at a different destination from the one you last hopped off the coach. Start and finish anywhere - just keep travelling until you run out of coach days, or buy more as you travel from your Guide. The basic Flexitrip pass is 6 coach days.

For example: start in Paris and hop off in Bruges, then stop at Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Munich, Venice and finish in Rome - all with only 8 coach days. Stay in each city as long as you like. If you'd like to visit and extra destination say Salzburg, simply buy an extra coach day from your Guide.

How to Use our calendar and timetable

  • Use the calendar and table below to work out when the coach departs each destination.
  • The Coach departs orange destinations on orange days and white departure destinations on white days. 
  • The tick on the table indicates compulsory overnights. On the map the white dot indicates compulsory stops and the black dots indicate optional overnight stops.
  • You don't have to overnight in stops without a tick. But if you stay you'll have to stay for a minimum of 2 nights.

 

June calendar June calendar July calendar August calendar September calendar September calendar

 

North Loop (1 May 2016 - 27 October 2016)

Indicates compulsory overnight stop

Paris Bruges 08:00 13:00 1 May 16 Oct
Bruges Amsterdam 13:00 18:00 1 May 16 Oct
Amsterdam Berlin 08:00 18:00 2 May 17 Oct
Berlin Dresden 08:00 11:30 3 May 18 Oct
Dresden Prague 11:30 16:00 3 May 18 Oct
Prague Cesky Krumlov 08:00 11:45 4 May 19 Oct
Cesky Krumlov Vienna 11:45 16:30 4 May 19 Oct
Vienna Gruenau 08:00 12:00 5 May 20 Oct
Gruenau Salzburg 12:00 14:15 5 May 20 Oct
Salzburg Munich  14:15 17:00 5 May 20 Oct 
Munich Stuttgart 08:00 11:15 6 May 27 Oct
Stuttgart Paris 11:15 21:30 6 May 27 Oct

 

East Loop (20 June 2016 - 11 September 2016)

Indicates compulsory overnight stop

Vienna Bratislava 08:00 09:30 20 June 06 Sep
Bratislava Olomouc 09:30 13:00 20 June 06 Sep
Olomouc Krakow 13:00 17:00 20 June 06 Sep
Krakow Zakopane 08:00 11:00 21 June 07 Sep
Zakopane Budapest 11:00 18:00 21 June 07 Sep
Budapest Zagreb 08:00 15:00 22 June 08 Sep
Zagreb Split 15:00 21:30 22 June 08 Sep
Split Zadar 08:00 10:30 23 June 09 Sep
Zadar Venice 10:30 18:30 23 June 09 Sep
Venice Trieste 08:00 10:30 24 June 10 Sep
Trieste Ljubljana 10:30 13:30 24 June 10 Sep
Ljubljana Lake Bled 13:30 15:00 24 June 10 Sep
Lake Bled Graz 08:00 11:30 25 June 11 Sep
Graz Vienna 11:30 15:00 25 June 11 Sep

 

South Loop (12 May 2016 - 26 October 2016)

Indicates compulsory overnight stop

Munich Innsbruck 08:00 10:45 12 May 21 Oct
Innsbruck Venice 10:45 17:00 12 May 21 Oct
Venice Ancona 08:00 13:00 13 May 22 Oct
Ancona Rome 13:00 18:30 13 May 22 Oct
Rome Orvieto 08:00 10:00 14 May 23 Oct
Orvieto Siena 10:00 12:15 14 May 23 Oct
Siena Florence 12:15 15:00 14 May 23 Oct
Florence La Spezia 08:00 10:30 15 May 24 Oct
La Spezia Nice 10:30 16:00 15 May 24 Oct
Nice Lake Como  08:00 13:45 16 May 25 Oct 
Lake Como Swiss Alps 13:45 18:30 16 May 25 Oct
Swiss Alps Lucerne 08:00 09:45 17 May 26 Oct
Lucerne Munich 09:45 17:00 17 May 26 Oct

 

West Loop (22 May 2016 - 06 October 2016)

Indicates compulsory overnight stop

Paris Bern 08:00 17:15 22 May 1 Oct
Bern Swiss Alps 17:15 18:30 22 May 1 Oct
Swiss Alps Milan 08:00 13:30 23 May 2 Oct
Milan Nice 13:30 18:30 23 May 2 Oct
Nice Avignon 08:00 12:15 24 May 3 Oct
Avignon Barcelona 12:15 18:30 24 May 3 Oct
Barcelona Valencia 08:00 13:00 25 May 4 Oct
Valencia Madrid 13:00 18:30 25 May 4 Oct
Madrid Pamplona 08:00 15:00 26 May 5 Oct
Pamplona San Sebastian  15:00 17:00 26 May 5 Oct 
San Sebastian Bordeaux 08:00 11:30 27 May 6 Oct
Bordeaux Tours 11:30 16:45 27 May 6 Oct
Tours Paris 16:45 21:30 27 May 6 Oct

Before you book

The best things in life aren’t planned. So our trips give you the flexibility to chop and change your plans on the go. But we also want you to get the most out of your time abroad, so there are a few of things we’d like you to (roughly) plan.

You need to know your starting city. You can call us and change this later, but we need a destination for our booking techno-wizardry to work.

And we’d like a starting date so we can tell how busy the buses are going to be. You can alter this on MyTrip or by giving us a quick call. For more information download our Planning PDF

Planning With MyTrip

Let’s be honest: booking and organising travel isn’t as fun
as travel itself. But it’s necessary. And MyTrip is our way of making it easy
as possible. It’s an online travel planning tool that lets you book your beds
and travel days on the Hop-on Hop-off network. And don’t worry if you’re
indecisive, you can use MyTrip to change your plans on the go.

YOUR STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO MYTRIP


  • Once you’ve booked your trip you’ll receive a client reference number
  • Go to Busabout.com/mytrip
  • Use your client reference to create your own password to login
  • Once you’ve logged in you can book your coaches and beds at our Pick-Up Point recommended accommodation (no booking fees)
  • Use MyTrip to keep an eye on coach availability, add and change your coach days or even book another trip
  • Get chatting to fellow travellers through the Trip Mates tab in MyTrip

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