Greyhound Lines, Inc. is launching a new express service called Greyhound Express in the U.S. Midwest, on December 1.
The company says Greyhound express will offer customers faster trips by means of direct and one-stop service. The new service will operate between Greyhound’s Chicago hub and Milwaukee; Madison, Wisconsin; Minneapolis; Indianapolis; and Lafayette, Indiana.
Fares will start at $1 and are now available for purchase. Greyhound Express tickets are available for purchase up to three months in advance and can be bought at www.mygreyhoundexpress.com or www.greyhound.com/express. Tickets can also be purchased in terminals, where available. The earlier customers purchase their tickets, the lower the fares they will receive, according to Greyhound. Walk-up tickets cost full price. All tickets are non-refundable.
Greyhound Express will feature brand new “Neoclassic” buses with reserved seating and onboard amenities that include free Wi-Fi access, extra legroom and power outlets.
“Greyhound recognized the demand for a higher level of service between popular Midwest cities at an unbeatable price,” says Dave Leach, president and CEO of Greyhound. “Just in time for the holiday season, Greyhound Express customers will experience time- and cost-savings, a reserved comfortable seat and premium amenities, all while gaining convenient easy access to downtown centers and local attractions.”
Customers can buy their tickets online to take advantage of discount pricing, print their tickets at home and then go straight to the gate knowing a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. A private waiting area near the dedicated departure gates is provided at terminal locations, and a guest-services specialist will present an extra level of service for Greyhound Express customers.
Greyhound Express pick-up and set-down points at its destinations will be a mixture of terminal and curbside locations:
● Chicago: 630 W. Harrison Street (Between Jefferson Street & Des Plaines Street); located inside the Greyhound Terminal;
● Milwaukee: 433 W. St. Paul Avenue (at 5th Street); located in the Milwaukee Intermodal Station;
● Madison, Wisconsin: 636 W. Washington Avenue; located curbside near Kelley’s Market, west of Bedford Street;
● Minneapolis: 905 Hawthorne Avenue (At 10th Street & Hawthorne Avenue); located inside the Hawthorne Transportation Center;
● Indianapolis: 105 North Delaware Street; located curbside at the IndyGo Stop, north of East Market Street; and
● Lafayette, Indiana: 200 North 2nd Street; located curbside outside the Amtrak station.
Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound Package Express (GPX) and charter services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the Greyhound website.
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