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Facts and trends of Coach Tourism

Facts of the German Coach Market 


Companies and employees

  • Number of coach companies with scheduled and occasional services 3,615

  • Number of bus and coach drivers approx 100,000

  • Number of buses and coaches 78,949


Economic factor bus and coach

  • Gross turnover from bus and coach tourism (including turnover from hotel accommodation, food & beverages) 14.3 billion €
    • Thereof related to occasional transport 11 billion €
    • Thereof related to regular long-distance transport 1.1 billion € 
    • Thereof related to regular local transport 2.2 billion €


German bus and coach tourism market volume

  • Bus and coach holidays (5 days or more) 4.6 million

  • Short bus and coach holidays (2 - 4 days) approx. 10 million

  • Other bus and coach trips (day trips, excursions) 70 million

  • Combined holidays including bus and coach transport approx. 21 million

  • Incoming travel 5.1 million


Distribution of bus and coach holiday destinations

  • Bus and coach holidays (over 5 days) in Germany 34 %

  • Bus and coach holidays (over 5 days) abroad 66 %


Number of passengers

  • Long-distance travel 23 million

  • Public transport 5,3 billion 
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