Travel de Courcey

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Travel de Courcey
Travel De Courcey logo.png
Travel De Courcey bus 801 (CV10 COV), 2010 Cobham bus rally.jpg
Optare Olympus bodied Scania
N230 in April 2010
Parent Mike de Courcey
Founded 1972
Headquarters Coventry
Service area Coventry
Service type Bus & coach services
Depots 1
Fleet 125 (October 2013)

Travel de Courcey[1] is a bus and coach operator based near Coventry in the West Midlands region of England. It operates routes in the Coventry and Warwickshire area.


MCV Evolution bodied MAN 14.220 in May 2007

Travel de Courcey was founded in 1972 by Mike de Courcey. It expanded into bus service operations after the Transport Act 1985 deregulated the UK bus industry.

In June 2011, Travel de Courcey took over the Birmingham depot and several National Express contracts from Veolia Transport.[2][3]


Travel de Courcey operates 21 route services, many from the University of Warwick,as well as school services under contract to Warwickshire County Council.[4]

Travel de Courcey operates services under contract to National Express on these routes:[5]

Significant company owned bus routes:


As from October 2013 Travel de Courcey fleet's consisted of 125 vehicles.[7]


  1. ^ Companies House extract company no 1360645 Mike DeCourcey Travel Limited
  2. ^ Travel de Courcey speeds up with National Express win Insider News 11 August 2011
  3. ^ National Express contract prompts £5m investment 12 August 2011
  4. ^ Where are you travelling to? Travel de Courcey
  5. ^ National Express Coach Handbook - 8th Edition. British Bus Publishing. 2012. ISBN 978-1-904875-78-9. 
  6. ^ Coventry bus route is longest in Europe at 31 miles BBC News 4 June 2013
  7. ^ Mike de Courcey Travel Limited

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