Express bus service now available between Boston and three Northeast cities; free seats available
NEW YORK (July 12, 2011) – Boston residents and local students can now travel to Burlington, Vt.; New Haven, Conn.; and Hartford, Conn., for as low as $1. Megabus.com, a city-to-city, express bus company, today announced the expansion of its Boston service and will begin daily service to and from these cities on August 17. Customers can book tickets starting today.
From its Boston stop location at gate 12 in South Station, megabus.com will offer two daily departures to Burlington, and four daily departures to New Haven and Hartford.
Customers are encouraged to book early to secure $1 fares. Fares always start as low as $1 and get higher as the traveling date gets closer.
"The overwhelming popularity of megabus.com inspired us to expand our service reach again,” said Dale Moser, president and COO of megabus.com. "As the public continues to search for ways to stretch their dollar, megabus.com will continue to deliver safe, convenient and affordable travel to Boston-area residents.”
DATTCO Coach & Tour Group will operate the megabus.com Burlington, New Haven and Hartford routes under a partnership arrangement.
To celebrate this service expansion, megabus.com is offering 1,000 free seats on the Boston-Burlington route for travel Aug. 17 through Nov. 15.Customers will need to use the promo code BURL1K when booking their tickets via www.megabus.com (subject to availability on select dates, routes).
Megabus.com is also offering 1,000 free seats on the Boston-New Haven-Hartford route for travel Aug. 17 through Sept. 17. Customers will need to use the promo code HART1K when booking their tickets via www.megabus.com (subject to availability on select dates, routes).
Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and has served more than 10 million travelers.In addition to low fares, megabus.com offers customers environmentally-friendly buses, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and restrooms.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.
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Megabus.com is the first intercity, express bus line to offer high-quality travel for as low as $1 via the Internet. Megabus.com currently serves nearly 60 cities in North America from hubs in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C. and Toronto.Service for megabus.com operates daily. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes. Since its launch on April 10, 2006, megabus.com has served more than 10 million travelers.
U.S. cities served by megabus.com include: Akron, Ohio; Albany, N.Y.; Amherst, Mass.; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Atlantic City, N.J.; Baltimore; Binghamton, N.Y.; Bloomington-Normal, Ill.; Boston, Buffalo, N.Y.; Burlington, Vt.; Champaign, Ill.; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbia, Mo.; Columbus, Ohio; Des Moines, Iowa; Detroit; Erie, Penn.; Frederick, Md.; Hampton, Va.; Harrisburg; Penn.; Hartford, Conn.; Holyoke, Mass.; Hyannis, Mass.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Iowa City, Iowa; Kansas City; Knoxville, Tenn.; Madison, Wis.; Memphis, Tenn.; Milwaukee; Minneapolis; New Haven, Conn.; New York; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Portland, Maine; Providence, R.I.; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; Ridgewood, N.J.; Rochester, N.Y.; Secaucus, N.J.; St. Louis; State College, Penn.; Storrs, Conn.; Syracuse, N.Y.; Toledo, Ohio and Washington D.C.
Canadian cities served include: Brockville, Kingston, Kirkland, Montreal, Niagara Falls, Scarborough, Toronto and Whitby.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional service routes to and from the listed cities.
Chicago-based megabus.com is a subsidiary of Coach USA. Paramus, N.J.-based Coach USA owns and operates more than 20 local companies in North America, some that have been in business for more than 70 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, charters and sightseeing tours.
About DATTCO, Inc.
Established in 1924, DATTCO is a family owned, full-service transportation company based in New Britain, CT.