Trainee Bus Drivers & Bus Drivers

Department: Drivers
Location: Brentford, Cricklewood, Edgware, Greenford, Harrow Weald, Holloway, Kings Cross, Lampton, Perivale, Potters Bar, Uxbridge, Willesden, Willesden Junction

About us

Metroline employs almost 6000 people who help carry over one million of our customers across the capital every day. We are a company who invest in and value our people and we offer training of the highest quality to obtain a full D category Passenger Carrying Vehicle licence, Drivers Qualification Card and City & Guilds qualification. We have garages in North & North West London, Middlesex & Hertfordshire, and your preferred location can be discussed at interview stage.

Furthermore, for the right person who is determined to succeed, there are opportunities for clear career progression through to supervisory & management positions.

Job Summary

As a qualified Bus Driver, you will be responsible for the safe transport of passengers on all Metroline’s bus routes.

Being a Metroline bus driver is about being a professional and driving a bus and looking after passengers takes a special skill set. We work hard to provide the very best quality of service, so it is vital that we recruit the right people for this important job.

When you become a Metroline bus driver you are also starting a career with a range of benefits and huge opportunity for growth. If you get your licence after learning with our excellent Trainers, you can earn anywhere from £28.1k to £36.2 in year one alone, without doing any overtime. This rises with length of service, to as much as £33.5k to £44.9k after five years. If you already hold a PCV driving licence when you join us, your pay will depend on experience.


  • Job security
  • Full training
  • Full Time and Part Time vacancies available
  • Excellent rates of pay that rise based on length of service and experience. Year one salary can range from £28.1k to £36.2k per year. After year 5 it can be £33.5k to £44.9k
  • Free (Non Contractual) Bus, Tube & London Overground travel for you + one
  • Free uniform
  • Opportunities for Career progression
  • A City & Guilds qualification in bus driving
  • Paid holidays
  • Company Pension
  • Sports and social facilities
  • Child Care voucher scheme

Essential Criteria

  • Hold a full driver’s licence, with at least one year’s UK driving experience. Hold a current PCV licence & Drivers Qualification Card or be prepared to train for one.
  • Applicants with 6 penalty points may be considered on an individual basis.
  • Be prepared to work varying shift patterns, which include rostered weekends and bank holidays.

Hours of Work

Full Time vacancies available, varying shift patterns, including weekends & Bank holidays