Selwyns Travel is one of the largest coach firms in the North of England, with 92 vehicles across 3 depots in Runcorn, Manchester and St Helens.

We operate 37 vehicles on the National Express network and cover over 8.2 million kilometres per year for National Express and carried around 1 million passengers last year.

Between Runcorn and Manchester we operate approximately 50 vehicles on a combination of school, corporate contracts and private hire and in the last year operated 4 million kilometres. We cover everything from large corporate events, tours, day trips, holidays, private hire requirements for schools, colleges, businesses and individuals. Manchester depot have a specialist Airport division has catered for the transportation needs of airlines at Manchester Airport since 1984.

From our specialist depot in St Helens we operate 6 Pantheon Technobus vehicles on behalf of Merseytravel They were the first vehicles in the UK to be operation using electric battery power.

Starting off as a family run business we have grown over the last 40 years into one of the North’s leading coach operators. Our professional friendly staffs are at hand to assist with your coaching needs or provide on the ground assistance, book hotels and conference rooms.

CPC Customer Care Course pass rate 99% Staff: 250
VOSA Vehicle Test History pass rate:
for 12 months to 31/03/13
100% Kilometres per year: 11,871,940
Vehicles: 92

Selwyn Jones

Managing Director Selwyns Travel

Selwyn is Managing Director of Selwyns Travel which he co-founded in 1968 with his father. The Company has grown from its humble beginnings to a major transport provider in the North West of England operating in Manchester, Runcorn and St Helens.

Selwyns Travel was acquired by RATP Dev UK in March 2013.

Selwyn has been involved with every aspect of the business including, driving coaches in the UK and Europe, engineering, operations, sales, marketing and general management through to his current role as Managing Director with responsibility for the development of Selwyn’s Travel throughout the North West.

Selwyn has been instrumental in growing the business both organically and through acquisitions.

Selwyn has been a member of the Confederation of Passenger Transport for over 40 years and been a member of the Guild of British Coach Operators for 20 years having served as both a Director and Chairman.