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Greyhound Brings Premium Greyhound Express Service to the Southeast and Announces Expansion With 24 New Routes and Six New Markets Greyhound Express Now Serves 27 Markets in the Midwest, Northeast and Southeast with Guaranteed Seats, Free Wi-Fi and $1 Fares

DALLAS, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Riding on its success and momentum in the Midwest and Northeast, Greyhound today announced it is expanding its premium Greyhound Express service to the Southeast, establishing Richmond, Va. as a hub, connecting the Northeast and Southeast markets. In addition, Greyhound Express is adding more routes in the Midwest and Northeast. The expansion introduces 24 new routes and six new markets. Tickets for all new routes go on sale on Aug. 25 with service launching Sept. 7.

Customers will experience the faster premium service of Greyhound Express between key markets such as New York and Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, N.C. and Philadelphia and Richmond, Va. Greyhound Express provides customers with non-stop or one-stop service on new buses with reserved seating, free Wi-Fi access, power outlets and extra legroom. Customers can relax in private waiting areas with a guest services specialist dedicated to providing an extra level of customer service. Ticket prices start at $1 and are now available for purchase at www.mygreyhoundexpress.com.

"With explosive demand for Greyhound Express in the Midwest and Northeast, we recognized the need to expand and connect these regions to the Southeast," said Dave Leach, president and CEO, Greyhound. "Our customers have shown us that they love the value and premium amenities Greyhound Express offers, and we are thrilled to now expand this service into an entirely new region."

The following new city pairs will offer round trip Greyhound Express service:

  • New York  to Atlanta (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • New York  to Wilmington, Del.
    • Two daily round trips
  • New York  to Charlotte, N.C. (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • New York  to Raleigh, N.C. (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • New York  to New Carrollton, Md.
    • Two daily round trips from New York to New Carrollton, Md.
    • Four daily round trips from New Carrollton, Md. to New York
  • Washington, D.C. to Richmond, Va.
    • Five daily round trips, with seven round trips on Fridays and Sundays
  • Washington, D.C. to Raleigh, N.C. (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Washington, D.C. to Charlotte, N.C. (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Washington, D.C. to Atlanta (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Richmond, Va. to Atlanta
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Richmond, Va. to Raleigh, N.C.
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Richmond, Va. to Norfolk, Va.
    • Three  daily round trips
  • Richmond, Va. to Charlotte, N.C.
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Philadelphia to Richmond, Va.
    • Six daily round trips from Philadelphia to Richmond, Va., with eight round trips Fridays and Sundays
    • Five daily round trips from Richmond, Va. to Philadelphia, with seven round trips on Fridays and Sundays
  • Philadelphia to Charlotte, N.C. (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Philadelphia  to Atlanta (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Philadelphia to Raleigh, N.C. (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Charlotte, N.C. to Atlanta
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Baltimore to Charlotte, N.C.
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Baltimore to Atlanta (via transfer in Richmond, Va.)
    • Two daily round trips, with three daily round trips on Fridays
  • Baltimore to Richmond, Va.
    • Six daily round trips, with eight round trips on Fridays and Sundays
  • Chicago to Davenport, Iowa
    • Three daily round trips, with four round trips on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays  and Sundays
  • Chicago to Iowa City, Iowa
    • Three daily round trips, with four round trips on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays  and Sundays
  • Chicago to Des Moines, Iowa
    • Three daily round trips, with four round trips on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays  and Sundays

Since Greyhound first launched Express in December 2010, the service has rapidly expanded to nearly 30 markets in the Midwest, Northeast and Southeast. Customers can buy their Express ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing, print their ticket at home, or pick it up at a self-service ticketing kiosk, and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. 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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