DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Greyhound today announced it will launch on Dec. 1 a new express service in the Midwest called Greyhound Express(TM). Customers will experience faster trips with direct and one-stop service between Greyhound's Chicago hub and Milwaukee, Madison, Wis., Minneapolis, Indianapolis and Lafayette, Ind. Fares start at $1 and are now available for purchase at www.mygreyhoundexpress.com. Greyhound Express will feature brand new buses with reserved seating and onboard amenities, including 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," said Dave Leach, president and CEO, 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 ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing, print their ticket 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 will serve a mixture of terminal and curbside locations: Chicago ------- 630 W. Harrison St. (Jefferson St. & Des Plaines St.) Located inside the Greyhound Terminal Milwaukee --------- 433 W. St. Paul Ave. (at 5th St.) Located in the Milwaukee Intermodal Station Madison, Wis.
------------- 636 W. Washington Ave.
Located curbside near Kelley's Market, west of Bedford St.
Minneapolis ----------- 905 Hawthorne Ave. (10th Street & Hawthorne Ave.) Located inside the Hawthorne Transportation Center Indianapolis ------------ 105 N. Delaware St.
Located curbside at the IndyGo Stop, north of E. Market St.
--------------- 200 N. 2nd St.
Located curbside outside of the Amtrak station Greyhound Express tickets are available for purchase up to three months in advance 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 fare they receive. Walkup tickets will be purchased at full price. All tickets are nonrefundable. For fare and schedule information and to purchase tickets, visit www.mygreyhoundexpress.com.
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 Package Express (GPX) and charter services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the website at www.greyhound.com. For the latest news and travel deals, follow GreyhoundBus on Twitter at http://twitter.com/GreyhoundBus and Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus.
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