Organisers of the Group Leisure & Travel Show have confirmed free coach routes that will take visitors to and from the exhibition at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes on Thursday 3rd October.

GLT Show Coach Travel

Free coach services have been confirmed for visitors attending this year’s show.

Coaches will leave from Waterloo Station in London, Colchester North Train Station in Essex and Newark in Nottinghamshire courtesy of Passenger Plus, Kings Coaches and Marshalls Coaches, with several stops scheduled on all routes to offer a free and easy way to travel to and from Milton Keynes.

Each service is scheduled to arrive at the GLT Show no later than 11am and will leave the Marshall Arena at 4pm, allowing passengers to experience the full day and watch all of the free Seminar Theatre talks.

This year’s celebrity line-up features TV presenter Paul Martin, travel guru Simon Calder, and experienced wine critic and TV presenter Jilly Goolden

You never know, you may even travel with Simon Calder to the event, who has used one of the hassle-free coach services in the past.

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Where GTOs meet the best of the travel trade

The Group Leisure & Travel Show brings together a variety of specialist exhibitors and group travel organisers to find new inspiration and ideas about where to go and what to do in the UK and abroad.

GTOs can expect to meet experts who really understand groups, from attractions, hotels and tour operators to cruise lines, ticket agents, tourist boards and much more.

Simon Calder

Simon Calder will return to the Group Leisure & Travel Show and lead a session in the Seminar Theatre.

The 2024 coach routes

Passenger Plus:
Route on 3rd October: Waterloo Station, Bus Stop C, Waterloo Road, SE1 8SB (7.15am), Charing X Station, Bus Stop H, The Strand, WC2N 5HX (7.35am), Victoria Station, 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V 1AE (7.50am), Paddington Station, 146 Praed Street, W2 1EE (8.15am), Kings X/St Pancras, Bus Stop T, Pancras Road, NW1 2SD (8.45am), Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes (11am). This coach will depart Marshall Arena at 4pm after the event.

Kings Coaches:
Route on 3rd October: North Train Station, North Station Road, Colchester (7.15am), Train Station, Victoria Coach Stop, Chelmsford (8am), outside Train Station, Stevenage (9.30am), Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes (11am). This coach will depart Marshall Arena at 4pm after the event.

Marshalls Coaches:
Route on 3rd October: Harbour Masters Café, The Wharf, Newark (7.15am), Gala Casino, Mount Road, Nottingham (8am), S1 Stop, Derby Rail Station, Derby (8.40am), Outside ASDA, Fosse Park Avenue, Leicester (9.30am), Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes (11am). This coach will depart Marshall Arena at 4pm after the event.

Seats must be pre-booked as early as possible as each route is subject to demand, and availability. Additional coach routes will be announced shortly.

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If you choose to take the train…

For those travelling to Milton Keynes by train, a complimentary shuttle service will run every 30 minutes between Milton Keynes Central railway station (Bus Stop Z6) and the Marshall Arena (bus stop outside Fitness First by the Marshall Arena) over the duration of the show open period on 3rd October.

If you choose to drive…

There will be free parking at the Marshall Arena. The postcode is MK1 1ST, it doesn’t register with some older sat nav systems. If this happens either use MK1 1QB or Peverel Drive. 

For full details of the coach routes, times, pick-ups and to book seats, go to

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