Child Discount

Child Discount

Children traveling with an adult receive discounts off the unrestricted walk-up fare at the following rates:

  • One (1) child who has not reached his or her second (2nd) birthday when accompanied by a passenger 15 years of age or older will be carried free when not occupying a seat to the exclusion of another passenger.
  • Children who have reached or passed their second (2nd) birthday but have not reached their twelfth (12th) birthday will be charged 25% less than the full adult fare increased where necessary to end in a "0" or "5" when accompanied by a passenger paying the full adult fare. The child must travel on the same itinerary (both outbound and return) as the passenger paying the full adult fare to qualify for the 25% discount.
  • Children who have not reached their second (2nd) birthday and will be occupying a seat to the exclusion of another passenger, will be charged 25% less than the full adult fare increased where necessary to end in a "0" or "5" when accompanied by a passenger paying the full adult fare. The child must travel on the same itinerary (both outbound and return) as the passenger paying the full adult fare to qualify for the 25% discount.
  • Up to two (2) children ages two (2) through eleven (11) will be allowed to travel at 25% less than the full adult fare for each passenger paying the full adult fare when all passengers are traveling on the same itinerary (both outbound and return). Any additional children age two (2) through eleven (11) in the travel party may be subject to paying the full adult fare.
  • Children twelve years of age and older will be charged an adult fare. Please be prepared to show appropriate identification clearly stating the date of birth when purchasing a child fare.
  1. Discount is valid on Greyhound schedules and those of participating interline carriers.
  2. Children's discount does not apply to advance purchase fares and other special promotions.
  3. Children's discount may not be available on all schedules in all markets.
  4. No children's discounts will be sold to casinos.
  5. Departure date and time may be changed for a charge of $20 per ticket provided that the advance purchase requirement is not violated.
  6. Fares are subject to change until purchase.

Any passenger under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a passenger at least fifteen (15) years of age or older at all times. With the exception of Illinois passengers, those between the ages of eight (8) and fourteen (14) years of age inclusive, may travel unaccompanied at full adult fare. Please see the unaccompanied child page for full details.