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FlixBus is a German bus company known for its modern, efficient, and inexpensive buses. Since it was founded 2011, FlixBus has quickly become one of the most recognized European intercity bus brands among budget travelers. With extensive coverage in continental Europe, FlixBus can be found in France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and beyond. In 2018, FlixBus expanded its service to the United States. As of today, the majority of its U.S. bus routes are in California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. Whether you're looking to book your next trip in North America or Europe, FlixBus offers some of the best bang for your buck.
Can you cancel or modify your FlixBus tickets?
All FlixBus tickets are nonrefundable. However, you can change your reservation to another date or time. While FlixBus tickets are non-refundable, the company has a flexible cancellation policy that allows travelers to make changes to their FlixBus itineraries. Changes can be made up to 15 minutes before departure on the FlixBus website or at a FlixBus travel counter.
If you would like to cancel your ticket and rebook your different FlixBus itinerary, you will receive a voucher for the value of your original purchase. If the price of your new trip exceeds the amount of your voucher, you will have to pay the difference.
In case you need to change the name of the passenger traveling, you may do so at no cost unless the trip at the time of change is more expensive than the price of the trip when originally booked, in which case you will be charged the difference.
What is FlixBus’s baggage policy?
Each FlixBus passenger may bring two checked bags, with a maximum combined weight of 30 kg (66 lbs) and maximum dimensions of 67 x 50 x 27 cm. Passengers are also allowed to bring one carry-on bag weighing under 7 kg (l5 lbs) and dimensions within 42 x 30 x 18 cm.
For a fee of 5 euros, each passenger may bring an additional bag that weighs no more than 15 kg (33lbs). FlixBus luggage policy also states that passengers should label all bags they wish to transport.
Additionally, FlixBus allows travelers to bring a standard-size bicycle on the bus. The cost to bring a bicycle on FlixBus is 9 euros; passengers must reserve a spot for the bike in advance. Bicycles should be placed on special bike-designated carriers.
Are dogs or other pets allowed on FlixBus?
Do FlixBus buses have WiFi?
Yes, FlixBus offers WiFi on their buses. Although most trips with FlixBus will have WiFi as advertised, some buses might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. FlixBus WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.
Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the bus?
Yes, there are power outlets onboard FlixBus buses. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.
Since FlixBus might sometimes use replacement bus vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.
What is FlixBus's schedule?
On a typical day, FlixBus has 3329 scheduled bus trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.
Can I buy FlixBus tickets at the bus?
Do you need an ID to get on the bus?
No, FlixBus does not require an ID to board its buses at this time. Of course, it is always a good idea to carry a government-issued ID whenever you hit the road.
Are there bathrooms on FlixBus buses?
Yes, there are bathrooms on FlixBus buses. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.
Are meals or beverages available?
FlixBus offers meal service during your trip with them. If you require a meal with special dietary restrictions, we suggest you contact FlixBus customer service directly to see if one can be arranged to meet your needs. Don’t worry about being parched while traveling with FlixBus as they offer a beverage service to make sure you stay hydrated. Though we always recommend bringing a reusable water bottle with you to make sure you have water within easy reach and help reduce unnecessary plastic waste.
Do you have to print your FlixBus ticket?
FlixBus does not require a printed ticket to board the bus. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.
Does FlixBus offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?
FlixBus goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.
Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as FlixBus offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between bus lines, but getting extra is always good.
With 3,329 FlixBus trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and FlixBus tickets start at just €0.66. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.
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