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About FlixBus

Information about FlixBus - a young mobility provider

Green and smart mobility to experience the world

FlixBus is a young mobility provider that has been changing the way millions of people travel in Europe over the past 3 years. As a combination of tech-startup, e-commerce-platform and transportation company, FlixBus was able to establish Europe's largest intercity bus network in the shortest amount of time.

Thanks to a user-friendly booking system and an extensive route network, we can offer travellers the opportunity to experience the world no matter their budget. Our green buses comply with the highest safety and environmental standards, so that we can offer a sustainable and convenient alternative to private transport. We provide the highest level of comfort.

FlixBus Experience – our concept for success

Our success can be attributed to the digitization of traditional bus travel. With technological advancements like our e-ticketing system, the FlixBus-App, free Wi-Fi on board and GPS Live Tracking, we have been revolutionizing the bus travel industry. Through smart network planning and dynamic price management, we provide our customers with great offers. We also rely closely on partnerships with small and medium-sized enterprises: our regional bus partners – often family-owned companies with decades of experience, are responsible for our green FlixBus fleet. This is where the innovation and start-up spirit of FlixBus meets the experience and know-how of traditional SMBs.

From German start-up to Europe's No. 1

FlixBus was founded by three young entrepreneurs in Munich with the goal of making sustainable bus travel both comfortable and affordable. At the same time, "MeinFernbus" began operating bus routes from Berlin throughout Germany. 

Meritocracy for FlixBus, Munich

After the end of the rail monopoly in 2013, these two start-ups established themselves as the leaders of the long-distance bus market and gained a strong position against international competitors. Since the merge of our teams in Munich and Berlin, we are the clear market leader in Germany.

As of 2015, FlixBus has also been expanding internationally: we’ve established domestic long-distance bus networks in France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia, as well as the regular cross-border services to Scandinavia, Spain, England and the region of Central and Eastern Europe. Today, passengers can benefit from Europe's largest long-distance bus network.

Currently, an international team of nearly 1,000 employees throughout Munich, Berlin, Paris, Milan, Zagreb and Copenhagen as well as thousands of our partner's bus drivers from all over Europe, stand behind the green mobility provider. Each individual contributes to making FlixBus better with every day. Do you have the personality and team spirit to help us conquer the European intercity bus market? Then apply here, we might have the right job for you.

FlixFacts

FlixBus passengers
60 million customers since launch

60 million passengers have already travelled with us, 20 million in 2015 alone.

1,200 destinations, 22 countries

We connect 1,200 destinations in 22 countries, a number which is growing nearly every day.

200,000 connections per day

We connect cities with approximately 200,000 trips – often departing every 30 minutes.

Founders/Management

André, Founder/Managing Director FlixBus
André, Founder & Managing Director

André is in charge of the international operations and expansion. Back in 2009, together with Jochen, he discussed and brainstormed the opportunities that a deregulated market could bring. As a fan of alternative mobility concepts, he doesn’t own a car and cycles to the office.

Jochen, Founder/Managing Director FlixBus
Jochen, Founder & Managing Director

Jochen is responsible for Marketing, Sales and Finance. Before founding FlixBus, he and André travelled the world as strategy consultants. During his studies he already organized ski bus trips to the Alps which was his first experience with the industry.

Daniel, Founder/Managing Director FlixBus
Daniel, Founder & Managing Director

Daniel takes care of IT, Mobile and Software Development. During his studies he founded a successful IT start-up with his schoolmate André. He eventually sacrificed his long time job at Microsoft – and his car – to create Europe's largest long-distance bus provider.

Torben, Founder/Strategic Advisor
Torben, Founder & Strategic Advisor

Torben founded "MeinFernbus" with Panya in Berlin. His passion for transport networks and line planning brought him to the Deutsche Bahn, after which he and his university colleague started an independent business. Together they have created the greatest competitor of his former employer.

Panya, Founder & Strategic Advisor FlixBus
Panya, Founder & Strategic Advisor

Panya founded "MeinFernbus" with Torben. Before the launch of the green buses he, among other things, supported the introduction of the new distribution system of the Deutsche Bahn AG. He set high customer standards in his own company which ultimately enabled him to set new service standards in the mobility market.