DALLAS (Sept. 2, 2016) — Just in time for the Labor Day weekend, Greyhound today announced it has added service in Bloomington, Ill., which provides more transportation options for residents and college students in the Bloomington-Normal community. Responding to demand for Greyhound service in the community, the company is offering two daily Express schedules, one traveling northbound direct to Chicago and a direct southbound route to St. Louis. From these cities, customers can access Greyhound’s extensive network of more than 3,800 destinations in North America.
“We’re happy to provide service for the Bloomington-Normal community,” said Deborah Laney, manager of customer experience, Greyhound Lines, Inc. “This new service is great for students and other residents who travel between Bloomington and Chicago or St. Louis. With everyday low fares, customers can travel non-stop affordably and take advantage of modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, extra legroom, reclining leather seats and guaranteed seating.”
Customers in Bloomington can now conveniently board at the Pilot Travel Center located at 1522 W. Market Street. Tickets for this location can be purchased on www.Greyhound.com.
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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