Premium Service Featuring Modern Fleet, Reserved Seats, Free Wi-Fi and Fares as Low as $1 Launches July 10
BURLINGTON, Ontario, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Greyhound Canada today announced the expansion of Greyhound Express® — the company's premium city-to-city service—to three new markets in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta, with service starting July 10. New markets include Ottawa, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; and Grande Prairie, Alberta.
With these new routes, Greyhound Express continues to offer the largest network of express service, offering more than 900 potential direct-service intercity pairs in more than 100 markets in North America. Tickets are now on sale at www.mygreyhoundexpress.ca, with everyday fares starting at $1.
Following are the new Greyhound Express routes, starting July 10:
- Toronto – Ottawa: Five daily round trips during the week with increased service on Friday and Sunday totaling nine round trips those days
- Ottawa – Montreal: Six daily round trips during the week with increased service on Friday and Sunday totaling 13 total round trips those days
- Edmonton – Grande Prairie: One daily round trip
"With this new route to Montreal and extended service from our Edmonton and Toronto hubs, we're expanding our premium city-to-city Express service to serve more customers with everyday affordable fares to their favorite destinations this summer," said Stuart Kendrick, senior vice president, Greyhound Canada. "Due to the demand for this service, our customers have helped Greyhound Express become the largest premium bus transportation network in North America in just two years."
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, print their ticket at home and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. Additionally, Express customers can relax in private waiting areas, protected from the elements in a secure environment, with a dedicated guest services specialist to provide an extra level of customer assistance. All tickets are nonrefundable.
Greyhound Express provides city-to-city service between major cities, originating from Greyhound service hubs including New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver. 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.
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 Greyhound 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.
Greyhound Media Relations
SOURCE: Greyhound Canada
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