DALLAS (March 10, 2014) – Greyhound today announced it is expanding service to St. Paul’s Union Depot on March 11 with at least six daily schedules and additional weekend service to Chicago, Eau Claire, Wis., Madison, Wis., Kansas City, Mo., Minneapolis and Milwaukee, including two daily Greyhound Express schedules – the company’s premium direct service between major cities.
“It was a natural move to bring our premium Express service to St. Paul after seeing the high demand throughout the last year in Minneapolis,” said Stephen Hutchings, regional vice president, Greyhound Lines. “This latest expansion will offer our customers another convenient and affordable mode of travel between these popular cities. Whether our customers are looking for a quick trip to Minneapolis or want to make easy connections to just about anywhere in the United States or Canada, they can easily do so from St. Paul with North America’s largest network of intercity buses.”
Through their long-standing interline agreement, Greyhound and Jefferson Lines have continually served the St. Paul community through their reliable, convenient and affordable services. Customers can conveniently board at the Union Depot, located at 240 East Kellogg Boulevard.
“As the region’s premier provider of intercity bus service, Jefferson Lines is excited to provide our passengers with even more travel options by expanding our long-standing partnership with Greyhound,” said Kevin Pursey, director of marketing, Jefferson Lines. “As part of our local commitment to the historic St. Paul Union Depot and the residents of Minnesota, we understand the importance of providing our customers with convenient, safe and economical travel to as many places as possible. Our partnership with Greyhound provides our customers with access to more than 3,800 communities in North America in addition to the 500 communities served by Jefferson Lines.”
Greyhound Express operates modern, environmentally friendly buses equipped with features such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, leather seats, reserved seating, extra legroom, wheelchair lifts and on-board restrooms. Customers can buy their Express ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing, print their ticket at home, and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them.
From the new location in the Union Depot, customers have access to in-person ticketing and Greyhound Package Express from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m.
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