BoltBus Expands its Newark, N.J. Hub With Service to Boston and Philadelphia Beginning June 23

All Seats on New Routes Just $1 for Travel June 23 -26

Jun 14, 2011, 08:01 ET from BoltBus

SECAUCUS, N.J., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BoltBus, a premium bus line focused on providing exceptional service, luxury and convenience at an amazingly low price, today announced it is expanding its Newark, N.J. service to include Boston and Philadelphia. The company also is launching service between Philadelphia and Boston. The new service launches June 23, with tickets on sale now at To celebrate the launch, all seats on these routes are priced at only $1 for travel June 23 through June 26. The new service from Newark adds to the already popular runs to Baltimore and Washington, D.C., which launched in March.

"BoltBus continues to demonstrate its strength in the Northeast market, with nearly every schedule selling out due to the ever-growing customer demand," said David Hall, general manager of BoltBus. "Just two months after we launched our Newark hub, we already are expanding the BoltBus experience, which is unmatched in value, service, luxury and safety."

The new service includes four daily, round-trips each between Newark and Boston, and Philadelphia and Boston, and six daily round-trips between Newark and Philadelphia. Customers can board street-side in Newark outside the Greyhound terminal, which is adjacent to Newark Pennsylvania Station. In Boston, the service operates from South Station, and in Philadelphia, BoltBus operates from the corner of John F. Kennedy Blvd. and N. 30th St.

With BoltBus, customers enjoy a higher level of service with on-board amenities such as comfortable seats, extra leg room, free Wi-Fi and power outlets. A loyalty program, Bolt Rewards, is also available to reward frequent riders with free travel. And customers can feel good about their contribution to a better environment by riding BoltBus. The company is a greener transportation alternative, only operating new low-emission coaches that can take up to 50 cars off the road.

Tickets for travel from this new location and all of BoltBus' schedules are currently available for purchase in advance online. Tickets can also be purchased from a driver before boarding, over the phone at 1-877-BOLTBUS or via BoltBus Mobile. Walk-up tickets can be purchased at full price. All tickets are nonrefundable. For additional fare and schedule information, visit

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