Are there any great books about bus or coach travel?

Trains, planes, automobiles, ships and bikes. But I’ve never seen many about the above. I suppose the spluttering Megabus or N73 to Islington lacks other transport forms’ sense of innate romance.

Don’t you dare suggest the book adaptations of Speed, Coach Trip, or National Express by the Divine Comedy.

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There’s a lot of bus journeys in On The Road. Not sure you’d really say it’s about them, though

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Bill Bryson’s Neither Here Nor There features several coach trips and bus rides.

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@futilityofendeavour idc

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Bought this from the Oxfam book shop near me as I love a travelogue and it looked a bit Bill Brysonish

Had to give up after a few chapters as it was a bit too “bus-y” for me. The author’s more into the public transport than the places he visits

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The Bus that never speeds up

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yeah, it’s actually about absolutely nothing

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At least it wasn’t this.

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Cheers - that’s actually good enough for me as if he visits the Forest of Bowland, his bus will probably go straight past my house.

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prob not really what you’re after, but it’s great, so…

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That’s fine, I’m impressed Jarvis Cocker managed to write the introduction in summer 1964 at the age of 8-11 months.

in ALL CAPS

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