Region: South East Greater London

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: School Trip Transport

Address: The Travel Centre, Gillingham, Kent ME8 6HW

Contact: 01634 377 577



The Kings Ferry is the leading private coach hire specialist in the London and surrounding counties such as Kent, Sussex and Surrey. The company is renowned for its ability to provide the very best luxury coach hire service while adhering to Duty of Care legislation. This gives you complete peace of mind. As an award winning hire coach specialist, we provide for family weddings to music festivals, our luxury hire coaches offer outstanding safety, comfort and up-to-date technology.

The Kings Ferry was awarded the coach industry's highest honour. 'UK Coach operator of the Year' and 'Top Large Operator' in 2014.

School Trip Experience?

Take the stress and headaches out of organising coach hire for school trips with The Kings Ferry’s 'School's Pack' service.  We takes care of every aspect concerning coach hire for your next school trip.
•    Risk assessment
•    Health and safety declaration
•    Legal compliance
•    Letter templates for schools to send to parents
•    CRB checked drivers
•    Pre packaged transport and venue solutions

For many teachers, organising a school trip is often a very demanding task, but with 'The School's Pack' all you'll have to worry about is getting the children to the coach on time!
What size groups do they cater for?

The Kings Ferry can provide a range of vehicles for school coach hire. If you have a small class or a large group of children travelling we can accommodate your coach travel needs. Our friendly drivers have years of experience when it comes to coach hire for schools and they'll make sure the children enjoy their coach trip.

Are your drivers CRB checked?

All of The Kings Ferry's drivers are CRB checked and we can also provide your party with professional Blue Badge tour guides who'll accompany the group on the coach and share educational and informative commentary.

Can you take photos, video or audio? Are there any copyright restrictions?

Yes, children can take photos and video and send them in to us, we will post them on our website and social media pages, subject to approval from all parties.

How do you arrange a risk assessment?

Who is the best person to contact for further information or to book? What is their name and contact details?

From your first booking you will be assigned to one of our 10 dedicated account managers. Just call  0845 257 9934 or visit our website

What does it cost?

We can offer discounts for bulk bookings and journeys that fit our ‘in-between’ criteria and will review our pricing structure for longer term/repeat booking clients. Please call and speak to one our team to find out more.

What facilities are available on board? Such as; DVD’s, music, toilets, food, drinks etc.

All of our coaches have different specifications but we can provide a standard coach, through to executive with toilets and dvd right the way through to VIP standard with leathers seats, tables, kitchens, PlayStations and music systems.

Are there disabled facilities on board?

We provide disabled access for passengers.

Is there anything else that you would want those booking to know?

Any information you require, your account manager will be more than happy to help, but if you are still not sold on why The Kings Ferry is the best option for you then please take into account that as part of National Express, we have the experience and the resources to provide the very best coach hire service and have been doing so for 45 years. If you’re looking for a coach provider you can rely on then look no further.

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Type of Transport: Coach Hire Mini Bus Hire