DALLAS (July 24, 2006) – On July 26, Greyhound Lines Inc., will begin operations from its new home in Gainesville, Fla., located at 101 NE 23rd Ave. The new location is just under two miles north of the former facility, where Greyhound has operated since 1954.
“After nearly 60 years in the same terminal, Greyhound is excited to continue serving the Gainesville community from our new location,” said Steve Gorman, president and CEO, Greyhound Lines, Inc. “We will offer the same convenient, affordable and enjoyable service from a brand new facility that features all of the amenities our customers expect.”
From Gainesville, Greyhound offers 14 daily schedules to destinations across the United States, including Orlando, Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Fla., and Atlanta. It is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. and located on 23rd Ave. at the corner of Main Street. The facility also provides Greyhound PackageXpress (GPX) shipping. For ticket information in Gainesville, call 352-376-5252.
“Greyhound has enjoyed serving Gainesville for generations,” said Emma Gray, district manager, District 4, Greyhound Lines, Inc. “Our new, completely renovated facility will be extremely convenient for our customers and easily accessible for college students at the University of Florida.”
Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 2,400 destinations with 16,000 daily departures across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound PackageXpress (GPX), as well as Greyhound Travel Services including: charters, sightseeing and shore services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the Web site at www.greyhound.com.