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iDBUS coaches at Paris-Bercy terminal.
|Slogan||Smart travel, together|
|Service area||Western Europe|
|Service type||Intercity coach service|
|Chief executive||Maria Harti|
OUIBUS, formerly iDBUS, is a subsidiary of French state railways SNCF which has operated coach services in Europe since 2012. Currently, OUIBUS serves Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle airport and Turin. The route network is expanding progressively. iDBUS has three major hubs, in Paris-Bercy, Lyon-Perrache and Lille-Europe.
Revealed in November 2011 under the name of "Speed", iDBUS was launched on 23 July 2012 to Amsterdam, London and Brussels from the first hub Paris-Bercy. A domestic service between Paris and Lille was launched on 29 August 2012. A second hub was created at Lyon-Perrache on 17 December 2012 to launch Milan and Turin destinations. Since 23 May 2013, iDBUS has also run services between Marseille/Aix-En-Provence and Nice, Genoa and Milan. On 28 April 2014 iDBUS launched a service from Brussels to Amsterdam, London and Roissypole (Charles de Gaulle Airport). Since 1 December 2014, iDBUS started operating into Germany, with a service from Paris to Brussels, Aachen and Cologne. From 15 June 2015 iDBUS expanded further in the Benelux, with Rotterdam and Antwerp added to the network. From the same date a London to Lyon route will start.
On 3 September 2015, iDBUS is rebranded OUIBUS.
The fleet is equipped with toilets, free WiFi and power outlets at every seats. You are not required to print your tickets and a valid ID is sufficient to board the buses.
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