Transdev and Deutsche Post announce a broadened partnership on the long-distance bus market in France and Europe

2015.03.12
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Issy-les-Moulineaux France, 2 December 2015 –  The Transdev group (through their subsidiaries Eurolines and isilines) and Deutsche Post (through their subsidiary Postbus) are pursuing their development in a thriving market, to offer their customers even greater mobility in France, Germany and other parts of Europe.

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Transdev is accelerating their development by building a broader partnership with Deutsche Post’s subsidiary Postbus, number 2 in Germany.

Complementarity of service between Eurolines and Postbus plus connections with isilines

Starting on 15 December 2015, Postbus will be adding a daily round trip to the Eurolines Paris-Cologne-Düsseldorf route. Passengers arriving in Paris from Germany can make easy connections to Lyon (isilines B) and Nantes (isilines C).

In Strasbourg, isilines passengers can board eastbound Postbuses towards Germany.

The alliance of Eurolines, isilines and Postbus opens up new travel perspectives. Departing from 15 French cities, the enhanced network nicely expands Eurolines service to 37 German towns, with new destinations like Halle, Iena and Erfurt.

High-quality travel on one low-cost ticket 

Starting this month, various trips with connections between the three networks can reserved in just a few clicks via any of the three operators’ respective websites. Reservations are also a snap through any of our partner travel agencies. Our network offers affordable end-to-end travel on a single ticket.

All three companies provide great service: comfortable, air-conditioned, recent model buses with free WiFi and plenty of legroom.

On a thriving market in France and Europe, Transdev's broadened partnership with Deutsche Post is creating new synergy that will offer our passengers even more high-quality service.
Jean-Marc Janaillac, CEO of Transdev

About isilines

Isilines is a new Transdev brand dedicated to long-distance travel in France. isilines is the national equivalent of our international Eurolines, with high-quality service and low fares. isilines is redefining bus travel. 26 routes and 455 connections, 231 of which are direct. Reservations by telephone: 0892 89 12 00 (€0.35€/min + price of a local call) and internet: www.isilines.fr

 
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About Eurolines

Eurolines is a private transporters’ association founded in 1985. Made up of 29 companies, Eurolines is the biggest European bus line syndicate. Each year, the Eurolines network carries over 3.5mn passengers to 600 destinations across Europe. Transdev –Eurolines is a subsidiary of the Transdev group.

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About Deutsche Post and Postbus

Deutsche Post is the number one postal service operator in Europe and the German market leader in postal and parcel delivery services. Deutsche Post employs 150,000 people. They are a leading international delivery company. Deutsche Post is a subsidiary of the Deutsche Post DHL Group. In 2014, the Group generated turnover of €56mn. Postbus is a brand of Deutsche Post Mobility, a Deutsche Post company. Founded in 2013, Postbus now connects more than 100 towns among the most popular destinations in Germany, with 90 buses. Postbus is renowned for the excellence of their service and the safety record of their long-distance buses.

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About Transdev

A subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts and Veolia, Transdev is a global leader in the field of mobility. Transdev advises and supports local authorities , from preliminary analysis, to project management, and everyday operation of transit systems.. The group employs 83,000 people in 20 countries. It operates 43,000 vehicles and 22 light rail networks. In 2014, Transdev generated turnover of €6.6bn

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