FlixBus is a long-distance mobility provider that offers an alternative, comfortable, and green way to travel which suits every budget.

Flixbus aims to establish an alternative to carpooling and Deutsche Bahn, the German state-owned railway.

Flixbus was founded in 2011 by Daniel Krauss, Jochen Engert & André Schwämmlein and the service was launched in Germany in 2013. The company is headquartered in Munich with presence in Berlin, Paris, Zagreb, Milan, Stockholm and in the US.

Flixbus services run in cooperation with regional bus companies from all over Europe. Local partners are responsible for the day-to-day running of routes, while Flixbus is in charge of the official authorizations required to operate the long-distance network.

FlixBus offers an ever-expanding network of more than 350,000 daily connections to 2,000 destinations in 29 countries. Together with their regional bus partners, their fleet of 2000 green buses offer state-of-the-art comfort with free WiFi, innovative ticketing-systems, flexible online booking, our own smartphone-app and CO2 compensation.

FlixBus with its unique business model and innovative technology, has quickly established one of the largest long-distance mobility networks in the world – and this is just the begining.

FlixBus is backed by leading investors including Permira, TCV, Silver Lake Partners, General Atlantic, & European Investment Bank (EIB) among others. The company raised a whooping $531M in it's latest funding of a "Series F" funding on Jul 18, 2019, which is the total amount they have raised to-date.


FlixBus was valued at a $1.5B during it's latest fundraising on Jul 18, 2019. The company has also acquired Postbus - Deutsche Post Mobility, Megabus, LINITA, FlixBus DACH GmbH, & Eurolines S.A. 



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $531M in 6 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series F)
  • Yearly Revenue: $200M-$300M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 1000-5000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.5B as of Jul 18, 2019
  • City/Town: Munich
  • State: Bavaria
  • Country: Germany
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