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Normally you being there in plenty of time should ensure you are the first-came, and excess passengers would be put on after the rest of you. However, this is Greyhound we're talking about, and to further complicate, this is Thanksgiving, the day of the year rules just don't apply ;) According to one source: As the ticket policy suggests, Greyhound ...


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I think you might be able to use a password instead. See Greyhound's Purchase Options page: Gift Ticket Orders (GTO) are available for purchase on this website. GTO allows you to purchase a ticket online for another person. This ticket is delivered to the departure bus station, under the following criteria: The buyer pays a non-refundable gift ...


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Halifax – New York by train via Montreal 32 hours and 5 minutes, all the way by train. This is likely the most comfortable option, in particular if you book accommodation on the train. It's probably the more expensive alternative. Day 1 Via Rail operate the Ocean from Halifax to Montreal, departing 12:30 on Tuesday, Friday, Sunday, arriving at Montreal ...


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Amtrak Amtrak offers a series of USA Rail Passes: 8 segments within 15 days $429 12 segments within 30 days $649 18 segments within 45 days $829 To discourage commuters from buying a pass (as opposed to a multi-ride ticket), travel is restricted to four one-way trips between any two cities and the cities in between them on the same route. As with rail ...


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Generally when you get to the bus station, there'll be a board for information. Failing that, ask at a counter. One of these two sources will tell you the gate for the bus, based on your destination. You've not specified your country, but usually the transfers and bus numbers have been on the ticket or receipt, for example: (source) The bus drivers are ...


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If you can, try an internet cafe - they usually have printers available. Alternatively, another student? If you have time, even walking into a nearby office and explaining yourself may get you a pity print ;) Alternatively, go to the Greyhound terminal early and ask (or better call their help line). But do ask first before buying another ticket - you lose ...


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Mark's answer is good. Here's my personal experience with Greyhound. Just to be clear, the time on the ticket is completely meaningless. You show up, find out which gate your route boards from, get in that line. When the bus comes they let however many people they have room for on, if there isn't room for you that means you wait for the next bus on ...


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I did a quick search and whilst the display you are looking at does not specifically show a transfer, it does indicate a change of carrier, which is a good indication that you will have to disembark and board a new coach. When I checked the greyhound website via my mobile it shows the stop in Buffalo to be a transfer. (Different display to the one you found ...


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There is a station selector which gives street address and map locations for many of their stops.


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There seems to be another way that would require you to hitch-hike for a part of the trip (but you cross the border by yourself). Halifax, NS - St John, NB - bus ride Going with Maritime bus, it takes a bit more than 7h, with one morning and one afternoon bus (leaving at 7am and 12pm). St John, NB - St Stephens, NB - hitch-hiking Here is the tricky ...


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You should be checking Greyhound's website for policies related to travel. For example depending how old your sister is she may be falling under the Children Travelling policy. Normally if she is a resident of Texas and over 15 years old she can have a driver's license, which is an ID if not according to policy she has to be accompanied by you and it would ...


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You could just enter an American style phone number into the greyhound web form. No one is actually going to call it. Just enter 999-999-9999.


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In the Greyhound in Canada you can do this no problem. You can go to any Greyhound station and purchase a trip from any place of departure to any destination.


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Most likely your Greyhound bus will only make a single stop in Vancouver itself, although it may make stops in nearby suburbs like Coquitlam. The stop in Vancouver will be on Station Street, directly in front of the station that the Amtrak services leave from. If you have some time between the two trips you could stroll down and enjoy the views over False ...


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Is driving an option? Denver to Phoenix is a full day drive, but there's no chance of her getting into trouble on the way back. By bus, she has to get to the station, get (and keep) her ticket, and deal with the long trip and the likely transfer. She will need some money for en-route expenses too. I can see a lot of things going wrong rather quickly, esp. if ...


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To answer your main question: They Cooperate. For the reasons one would need to look at the other major Intercity Bus Transit systems the Trailways. Greyhound in 1987 acquired the major participant in the Trailways cooperative and established themselves as near monopoly. I guess that in order to avoid being branded a monopoly and potentially be broken ...


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Today, Greyhound support finally replied to my inquiry. I'll add a part of the reply here, as it also answers this question and is directly from Greyhound: In reference to your question, International Customers may attempt your purchase by selecting a random State/Providence, if there is an error with reading the billing address. Also, you may type ...


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Google's public transportation map option would give you other alternatives. You will still need to change the bus or 2 but it should get you there on time. As far as Route 125 is concerned it has 2 routes: Long and Short and unfortunately your arrival time doesn't allow you to take advantage of the Long route (which will take you to the bus terminal) as ...


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Actually NYP = Pine Hill Trailways. Pine Hill along with Adirondack and New York Trailways operate under the same umbrella of New York Trailways, hence NYP(New York Pine Hill).


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According to the YHA Australia website you simply have to choose the Concession rate when booking the ticket online: All YHA members get 10% or more off on Greyhound passes and up to 10% off on point to point express tickets. When selecting passengers, choose "Concession" to receive your discount. Present membership card and photo ID at time of travel. ...


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It actually is odd that the carrier chose to do this but it's quite simple though not very well explained on the Greyhound Website. When you look at New York Trailways(Purchase Tickets) site it becomes clear. Instead of one connection in Buffalo, you actually have 2 in Syracuse and Buffalo even though the bus schedule number/route number doesn't change in ...


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From Greyhound Australia's web page: Remember, with our Hop On Hop Off passes, you can get on and off as many times as you like, as long as you continue to travel in one direction. Each pass is valid for 6 months from date of purchase and 3 months once travel commences, so you have loads of time to experience the beauty of Australia! I suppose ...


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I used to have a similar situation with a different New York bus company (Short Line / Coach USA). I would travel from Ithaca to New York City. Some trips had a transfer in Binghamton and some did not; however, I was always issued two tickets: one from Ithaca to Binghamton and another from Binghamton to NYC. The reason in that case was that the tickets ...


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I don't know about Buffalo specifically, but with the exception of a few gigantic cities, bus stations are usually not large places. Often they are just one big room with a dozen or so places outside for buses to park. I can't imagine it will take you more than a few minutes to find your next bus and board. So the only risk is that your incoming bus might ...


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I broke down and traveled to to the bus station. They were able to process my refund at the ticket window. I needed to provide (1) photo id and the (2) reference number from the confirmation e-mail. The clerk printed the actual ticket, then I provided two signatures to complete the refund. (I didn't realize a Greyhound bus ticket is NOT a reservation for ...


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If you following the FAQ it tells you how to obtain refund. It states: To submit your request for a refund, please contact us in writing. Following are frequently asked questions about our refund policy. The link in the FAQ gets you to the contacts page which states that you need to contact the Refunds Desk in writing to get your refund.


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I think these rules are very dependent on the bus terminal and the line. First, Vancouver-Calgary is a part of the transcontinental line. So a lot of people are moving with a lot of stuff. From the little I saw, they are cool with everyone bringing random things such as guitars and even a bicycle, but I would not say it's always the case. For the terminal, ...


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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/yarmouth-maine-ferry-returning-in-may-2014-1.2423685 In this coming May, the ferry will from Yarmouth to Portland Maine will begin operating again. The official site is http://novastarcruises.com but there's no real content up yet. Fares not yet available. There doesn't appear to be a formal bus service between ...


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In 2010 (summer) they operated buses without plugs and wifi on their transcontinental line (Toronto-Vancouver). There was aircon (I don't remember it was too hot or cold on the bus). They started operating brand new buses at that time, but kept them for other parts of their networks, I supposed it would be quite expensive to offer plugs and wifi on a line ...


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Just to respond to a few of your concerns... Most Greyhound stations are relatively small, so finding your way around is not that hard. If the doors/gates are not clearly marked, ask! In the smaller stations, (which may be gas stations or truck stops) the person behind the counter is usually a local expert on Greyhound and often more helpful than the ...



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