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Gardner Travel is a long established family run coach business in Chelmsford which has a high reputation within the coach industry since the 1990’s.

We prove affordable coach hire for schools, clubs and private bookings

We offer a wide range of services with our fleet of 24,29,49, 55 and 70 seat coaches. We can cater for the smaller bookings to the large. We can also cover bookings with high passenger numbers.

Our office team and drivers are friendly, experienced and offer a high quality of service at all times.


We are Essex County Council approved and serve all parts of Essex for schools, pre-schools, colleges and universities that choose our company as preference for school trips, contracts, weeks away and staff bookings.

All of our drivers are fully qualified and experienced with full DBS, CPC licences. We hold insurances in all aspects of the business and operator’s licence which can be supplied on request.

Our Services

Through our varied fleet of coaches, we provide travel solutions for any occasion, a small sample of which are:

Airport, Ferry & Rail Transfers A Day at the Races Theatre Trips Coastal Day Trips
UK Tours European Short Stays Tours of London Weddings
Bar Mitzvahs Home to School Transport School Private Hire & Day Trips Emergency Rail Replacement Services