Thank you for visiting John’s minibuses, the friendliest independent minibus owner and driver in County Durham.

Johns Minibuses are a minibus hire company, based in Durham, ready to take you anywhere in the UK in our 16 seater minibuses.

Established in 2001 , John’s Minibuses have already built up an excellent reputation for providing a professional service.

Our services extend to both domestic and commercial clients in Durham, Newcastle, the North East and surrounding areas of Durham and Newcastle.

We have many satisfied and returning customers in County Durham and throughout the surrounding area.

This is due to the high quality of our private bus hire service and also because of the excellent customer service that our small family business provides.

We even have a specially converted wheel chair friendly mini bus with an easy access ramp at the rear.

Our minibus hire is ideal for airport transfers, weddings, day trips, excursions, holiday travel, party hire, group travel and much more.

We also have our own experienced Lady Driver who is available on request.

John Howarth: “Having 10 years experience of driving taxis and minibuses in Durham means that we can offer a service that is hard to beat.”

You can expect a friendly, door-to-door service all at competitive prices.

We regularly provide corporate travel, contract work and parcel deliveries, too.

For further information on our services, or if you would like to discuss your requirements, you can call us on Durham PLEASE SEE DETAILS OF NEW CONTACT INFORMATION, BELOW

Johns Minibuses, Durham would advise all passengers to check with us if you have oversized or large amounts of luggage.

Please contact us if you have any other queries regarding your luggage requirements, or information about luggage handling and cover.


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Thank you for your interest in John’s Minibuses – John would like to thank you for your continued support and custom over the last decade.

John has taken the decision after a lot of procrastination and deliberation to enter semi-retirement – During this period of change, we would like to request that all new enquiries are directed to his close personal friend of many years, Ken of who is based just down the road from John, in Ouston.

Ken can be contacted by phone on 0191 410 2020, or by email to – From time to time, John will likely pick up jobs and so I am sure you can look forward to seeing him again soon. does continue to receive a respectable amount of visitors -So in the near future this website will permanently redirect to, where the domain will continue to be owned and maintained by John’s nephew, Chris.

Please be advised that neither domain is for sale – at least not until John and Ken are both happy to surrender the business enquiries they acquire from them.