CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, which offers daily express bus service for as low as $1, announced today that it is expanding service to four additional cities. Travelers in the Northeast can now go to Pittsburgh and State College, Penn. Midwest travelers can now go to Des Moines, Iowa and Iowa City, Iowa. Megabus.com will begin daily service to and from each city on May 4. Passengers can begin booking travel today at www.megabus.com for May 4 and beyond.
"Popularity in bus travel continues to rise as travelers search for economical options and quality service," stated Dale Moser, president and COO of megabus.com. "The great travel values offered by megabus.com allow our customers to do more at their final destination; catch a game, visit friends and family or plan weekend getaways."
Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and has served more than 5 million travelers. In addition to low fares, megabus.com offers passengers high-value including double-decker buses, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and hassle-free boarding.
Customers are encouraged to book early to secure fares as low as $1 and will pay competitive fares the closer they book to the day of departure.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.
Megabus.com content for download:
Double-deck photos - http://www.hanser.com/2009/news/northeast-photos/
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Single deck photos – http://www.hanser.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/bus1.jpg
Megabus.com is the first intercity, express bus line dedicated to bringing high-quality, low-cost travel options to 19 Midwest cities and 13 Northeast cities for as low as $1 via the Internet. Service for megabus.com operates daily. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes. Since its launch on April 10, 2006, megabus.com has served more than 5 million travelers. Northeast cities now served by megabus.com include: Albany, Atlantic City, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, State College, Syracuse, Toronto and Washington D.C. Midwest cities now served by megabus.com include: Ann Arbor, Bloomington-Normal, Chicago, Champaign, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Des Moines, Detroit, Indianapolis, Iowa City, Kansas City, Madison, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Toledo. Visit www.megabus.com for additional service routes to and from the listed cities.
Chicago-based megabus.com is a subsidiary of Coach USA. Paramus, N.J.-based Coach USA owns and operates more than 20 local companies in North America, some that have been in business for more than 70 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, charters and sightseeing tours.