DALLAS (Nov. 5, 2012) — Greyhound today announced that Greyhound Express — the company's premium non-stop service between major cities — will start service at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. on Nov. 7, with service to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore and Dover, Del., adding to the largest network of the nearly 800 potential direct-service intercity pairs that Express offers. University of Delaware students can now take advantage of the premium service, which launched less than two years ago, and is now offered in more than 80 markets. Tickets are on sale at www.mygreyhoundexpress.com, with everyday fares starting at $1.
"We're pleased to bring Greyhound Express to this community of students, faculty and neighbors upon the request of the University of Delaware," said Dave Leach, president and CEO, Greyhound. "Demand such as this is the reason why we've been able to expand Express so quickly over the past two years. We're honored to offer members of the University of Delaware community a fast, safe and comfortable ride as well as the convenience of an on-campus stop."
Additional route details are below.
" Philadelphia - Newark, Del. — Four daily trips with one additional trip Fridays and Sundays" Newark, Del., to Philadelphia — Four daily trips
" New York to Newark, Del. — Three daily trips with one additional trip Fridays and Sundays" Newark, Del., to New York — Four daily trips with one additional trip Friday and two additional trips on Sunday
" Between Dover, Del., and Newark, Del. — One daily round trip with one additional trip Fridays and Sundays" Baltimore to Newark, Del. — Three daily trips
" Newark, Del., to Baltimore — Two daily trips
Pick up and drop off for Greyhound Express at the University of Delaware is located off of Christiana Drive next to University Parking Lot #6. Greyhound customers are not permitted to park in Lot 6, but parking is available elsewhere with a valid visitor permit. For more information about parking at the University, please visit: http://www.udel.edu/transportation/parking/index.html
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 or print their ticket at home and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. All tickets are nonrefundable.
Greyhound Express provides non-stop service between major cities, originating from Greyhound'service hubs including New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles and Calgary, Alberta. 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.com.
About GreyhoundGreyhound 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 www.twitter.com/GreyhoundBus, Like us on Facebook at www.facebook/GreyhoundBus, or follow our new blog, The Hound, at www.bloggreyhound.com.
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