Greyhound Express® Expands To Western University On Jan. 11

On-Campus Stop Provides Premium Non-Stop Service to Toronto with Reserved Seats, Free Wi-Fi and Fares as Low as $1

BURLINGTON, Ontario, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Greyhound today announced that Greyhound Express — the company's premium non-stop express service between major cities — will offer an on-campus stop at Western University in London, Ontario, starting Jan. 11. The company has had a long-standing on-campus presence, and worked closely with the university to bring its Express service to the student community.

The route will provide two daily trips from Western University to Toronto on Fridays, with return service on Sundays. This announcement comes just two months after Greyhound expanded the popular service from Toronto to London, Windsor, Ann Arbor, Mich., Detroit and Chicago, adding to the Greyhound Express network of nearly 90 markets. Tickets are now on sale at www.mygreyhoundexpress.ca, with everyday fares starting at $1.

"We're pleased to bring Greyhound Express to the Western community of students, faculty and neighbors, providing them with our premium service and the convenience of an on-campus stop," said Dave Leach, president and CEO, Greyhound. "In just over two months, the demand for Express has grown in Southern Ontario and we're honored to offer this community a fast, safe and comfortable ride."

There are two pick-up and drop-off points for Greyhound Express at Western University: at Richmond Street Main Gates and on Oxford Drive opposite Lawson Hall. For more information about parking at the University, please visit: http://www.uwo.ca/parking/visitormap.pdf.

Greyhound Express operates modern, environmentally friendly buses equipped with features such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, leather seats, reserved seating and extra legroom. Customers can buy their Express ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing or print their ticket at home, and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. All tickets are nonrefundable.

Greyhound Express provides non-stop express service between major cities, originating from Greyhound service hubs including New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles and Calgary, Alberta. For those who need long-distance connections, stations along Greyhound Express routes allow travelers to easily connect to an established network of more than 3,800 Greyhound destinations throughout North America.

For fare and schedule information and to purchase tickets, visit www.mygreyhoundexpress.ca.

About Greyhound
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 Courier Express and charter services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-661-8747 or visit the website at www.greyhound.ca. For the latest news and travel deals, follow GreyhoundBus on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GreyhoundBus, Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus, or follow our new blog, The Hound, at http://bloggreyhound.com.

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SOURCE: Greyhound

For further information:

http://www.greyhound.ca