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How much do bus drivers in London get paid?

Bus drivers in London earn

£11.40–16.50 per hour

Based on 95 employee reviews

Bus driver salaries can range between £11.40–16.50 per hour in the London area. This data is based on survey results from 95 employees who live in an around London.

What do top employers pay bus drivers?

Who are the worst bus driver employers?

  1. Krispy Kreme
    4.7
  2. dnata
    4.7
  3. Diamond Bus
    2.6

Recent bus driver vacancies in London

  1. PCV Bus Driver at Go Ahead London posted 3 days ago
  2. Trainee Bus Driver at Abellio posted 13 days ago
  3. Trainee Bus Driver at Abellio posted 10 days ago
  4. Trainee Bus Driver at Abellio posted 4 days ago
  5. PCV Bus Driver at Go Ahead London posted 4 days ago
  6. PCV Bus Driver at Abellio posted 11 days ago
See all bus driver vacancies in the London area

What contracts are people on?

Full time 95% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 77 employees

How are people paid?

82%
by the hour
18%
an annual salary

Based on 96 employees

What do bus drivers employees do?

Bus and coach drivers have the job of driving buses or coaches.

Buses are used by the public. Coaches tend to be privately hired.

Other names for bus and coach drivers are:

  • PCV drivers
  • Drivers
  • Class 1 drivers

This type of job might involve:

  • Driving locally, across the country or to other countries
  • Driving short or long journeys
  • Taking card payments from passengers
  • Driving and arriving to destinations on-time

You may have to work early mornings, late nights, on weekends and bank holidays.

You can apply for this job directly.

Unless you have previous experience, you can do Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) training whilst you work.

If you want to apply for a bus or coach driver job, you might need the following:

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