European bus companies and coaches provide an affordable and convenient way to explore Europe.

European bus network has the best reach and buses go to every small village in Europe. It's more pleasant to watch the scenery in a slower than a train bus.

However, with a great number of European bus companies, it can be challenging to choose the best one for your needs. There is an intercity travel, international long-distance bus companies, day buses, and night buses.

Bus operators in Europe are mostly private companies, but they function as public transport to cater to people's transportation needs. To learn about the various forms of transport, including public and private options, you can read my comprehensive guide, which uses Portugal as an example. 

This blog post offers an in-depth comparison of all major European bus companies and their pros and cons. It also explains which main bus companies in Europe were bought out by the competitors, so don't count on them being operational.

Alonga Travel the author smiles from a bench, waiting for her bus in Europe
Alonga Travel the author smiles from a bench, waiting for her bus in Europe

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