Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel

Not to be confused with Johnson Bros Tours.
Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel

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Parent Johnson family
Founded 1909
Headquarters Henley-in-Arden
Service area Gloucestershire
West Midlands
Service type Bus & coach operator
Routes 27
Fleet 85

Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel is a bus and coach operator based in the Warwickshire town of Henley-in-Arden.


In 1909, Jack and Blanch Johnson purchased a carrier business with one carriage and two horses in Henley-in-Arden. In 1922, the first motorised bus was purchased. In the late 1970s, it began to operate coach tours, expanding with the purchase of the Fletchers Coaches business in 1989 and Arnold Shaw Coaches in 1993.[1]

In 2000, it diversified into bus service operations with services operated under contract to Warwickshire County Council. In January 2015, Whittles Coaches of Kidderminster was purchased from East Yorkshire Motor Services with nine coaches.[1][2][3][4]


Johnsons operate 27 routes operate 27 routes in Gloucestershire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands.[5]


Johnsons operate a fleet of 85 buses and coaches.[6]


  1. 1 2 Our History Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel
  2. Johnsons to acquire Whittle's coach operation Bus & Coach Buyer 18 December 2014
  3. Johnsons New Owners of Whittles Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel
  4. Henley's Johnsons to buy Whittles Route One 18 December 2014
  5. Bus Timetables Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel
  6. Our Fleet Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel
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