Greyhound Expands Service in Louisiana
New markets added between Baton Rouge and Lafayette, connecting to Greyhound’s national network
DALLAS (July 14, 2016) — Greyhound today announced it has expanded service in Louisiana, extending its route between Baton Rouge and Lafayette to include stops in Raceland, Thibodaux, Morgan City, New Iberia and Lafayette.
Responding to an increase in demand for service in the rural communities between Baton Rouge and Lafayette, Greyhound worked with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LaDOTD) to provide two daily roundtrips along the new route.
“We’re excited to provide a safe, convenient and affordable transportation option to the new communities we serve,” said Bill Blankenship, chief operating officer, Greyhound Lines, Inc. “With the assistance of the LaDOTD, we’re able to connect these smaller markets in Louisiana to Greyhound’s extensive network of more than 3,800 destinations within North America.”
Customers can conveniently board at the following locations for travel between Baton Rouge and Lafayette:
Baton Rouge: Greyhound Station – 1253 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge: Greyhound Station – 2915 Highland Rd.
Gonzales: Cabela’s – 2200 W. Cabelas Pkwy
LaPlace: Allied Express –101 Carrollwood Ave.
New Orleans: Greyhound Station – 1001 Loyola Ave.
Raceland: Jester Court Shell Station – 4566 Louisiana Highway 1
Thibodaux: Lucky Star Travel Center – 103 East Bayou Road
Houma: Shop N Bag – 7724 Park Ave.
Morgan City: Morgan City Auditorium – 728 Myrtle Street
New Iberia: Hop In Texaco – 304 South Lewis Street
Lafayette: A & J Travel – 100 Lee Ave.
Travelers taking trips along the new route will enjoy a comfortable ride with modern onboard amenities, including free Wi-Fi, power outlets, extra legroom and reclining leather seats, at the lowest fares. To purchase the best deals, customers can go to www.Greyhound.com or on the new mobile app.
Greyhound, a First Group plc company, is the only national provider of scheduled intercity coach services in the U.S. and Canada. Based in Dallas, Greyhound provides scheduled passenger services to 3,800 destinations carrying approximately 18 million passengers a year. The company’s point-to-point service, Greyhound Express, serves more than 135 markets and also operates brands for local markets including BoltBus, Lucky Streak casino service and Greyhound Connect. Greyhound is the first U.S.-based intercity bus company to operate domestic service within Mexico as well as international connections to Texas. 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 us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GreyhoundBus, Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus, follow us on Instagram at www.instagram.com/greyhoundlines, download a high resolution photo at www.bit.ly/GreyhoundBusPhotos, or follow our award-winning blog, The Hound, at http://www.bloggreyhound.com.
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