News Release

News Release

Media Contact: Greyhound Media Relations

Americanos USA Redefines Travel in South Texas and Mexico;Transportation leader to open new Houston “Central de Autobuses” Nov. 9.
DALLAS (October 29, 2010) – In its continued commitment to offering the best in leisure bus travel, Americanos USA, a subsidiary of Greyhound Lines, Inc., opens a new state-of-the-art bus terminal on Tuesday, Nov. 9, for customers traveling to and from Houston through Southern Texas and Mexico. Located at 7000 Harrisburg, this new terminal houses Americanos, Greyhound Lines and Valley Transit. With an investment of more than $1 million and partially funded by the Texas Department of Transportation, Central de Autobuses provides daily scheduled bus service to markets within the southern states, including the Rio Grand Valley and cities in Alabama, Florida and Mexico.

“We are very pleased with this new location, as it represents our constant commitment to making bus travel enjoyable to everyone,” said Al Penedo, president, Americanos USA. “This terminal offers passengers great convenience and an elevated quality of service, not only by upgrading the whole travel experience, but also by setting new industry standards.”

The new location is within walking distance of Houston’s Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO), providing customers with easy connectivity to local transportation. The Americanos service will also provide customers easy connectivity to other Mexican transportation companies. Customers can purchase tickets online and search for fares by visiting our website at or calling 1-877-BOLETOS (265-3867).

About Americanos USA

Americanos USA provides service from 28 locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. It also operates in several Mexican border cities and connects to more than 200 destinations in Mexico. Characterized by its convenient and enjoyable ride, Americanos is the bus line that offers a fast trip and superior experience, making a higher class of travel accessible to everyone. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-531-5332 or visit the website at

About Greyhound

Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across the continent. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the website at For the latest news and travel deals, follow GreyhoundBus on Twitter at and Like us on Facebook at

About Valley Transit

Valley Transit is a full-service bus company serving South Central Texas and Northern Mexico with intercity, charter, tour and transit operations and Package Express service. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the website at