Passenger transport & travel jobs and career options

You’ll be surprised at the variety of job roles passenger transport offers. If you’re the restless type who always wants to be on their feet then you might consider being a children’s resort rep or working at 30,000 feet as cabin crew.  If you like to surround yourself with people and have the gift of the gab, try your hand at driving taxis or buses, or a call centre consultant.  Or if you’re more hands on and practical, you could be a planner, technician or engineer.  

You can navigate your way through the various of job roles in the passenger transport and travel industry via our interactive career map .

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Travel

If you have a thirst for travel and love the idea of working in an industry that’s public focused, then look no further than travel!  Customer service is at the heart of this industry so let us see your best smile.  Work for a major player, such as Thomas Cook or a smaller, niche company.

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Rail

Comprised of two main areas; rail operations and rail engineering, the rail industry is one of the biggest industries within passenger transport and travel which is no small wonder when over 1.35 billion passenger journeys happen within a year!

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Buses

It’s not just driving buses!  You could be a planner for the various routes, work in customer service or keep the buses on the road by working in engineering and maintenance.  It’s a great social environment to work in and offers flexible hours.

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Coaches

You can work locally or get paid to see the rest of the country!  You can even work abroad.  Be part of a great work atmosphere whether you’re driving a group of ladies for a shopping day at Bluewater or site seeing through the Yorkshire Dales.

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Aviation

You can work on the ground or in the air! Why not pilot the planes or prep them for take-off; you could work to ensure the safe movement of the customer and their luggage; or even be part of the team that keeps customers fed and watered at 30,000 feet!

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Taxi & Private Hire

If you want to be your own boss then taxis and private hire could be the industry for you.  You can choose the hours you work but to earn well know your market and get out and about when demand is high.

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Light Rail, Tram & Metro

It might be a small industry but it packs a mighty punch!  Help keep major towns and cities moving whether you’re working underground on the tube or over ground on the trams.