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The name of several major long-distance bus/coach companies operating in USA, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Currently all are related except the Australian company.

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Greyhound bus tracker - No schedules found

According to the Greyhound website (if you search through "book a trip"), there are 3 buses every day from Bloomington, IN to Indianapolis, IN: It looks like the schedule numbers are constant and do ...
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Greyhound bus arrives very late, do I have any recourse? [duplicate]

I know from the website that greyhound just say that they don't guarantee the time of their bus and though luck if it happens: The bus was late. Am I entitled to a refund? No. While Greyhound ...
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I have no identification to get on the bus, how does that work?

I have no identification, but I do have a face sheet from a treatment center with my face and information on it. I also have my California foodstamp card with my name and my debit card with my name. ...
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Why won't my bus show up on greyhound's live tracker website?

My fiancé is currently on a bus coming to where I am but every time I go to search for the bus on the tracker, it shows that there are no results. I'm getting the schedule codes directly from his ...
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Reliability of greyhound/amtrak from Minneapolis to Chicago

I am traveling from Minneapolis to Chicago next Saturday, and I need to be at Symphony Center by 4:45 pm sharp. My schedule is unfortunately somewhat constrained, and my travel options are as follows: ...
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Does a small back pack purse counts as luggage on the Greyhound bus?

I want to take a carry on, and another luggage that will go under the bus. However, I don't know will the count my backpack purse as luggage? And if so will I be allowed to take it and what's the fee?
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How to get from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville?

Next week will be my first time on the US and I'll need some help getting around. I'll be arriving to Washington Dulles International Airport on the 11th of this month at around 3 pm and I need to get ...
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Greyhound bus ticket (print at home)

Really silly question but just to make sure: do I just print my Greyhound bus ticket out and I'm all set for my ticket, or do I need to cut it out? I'm only bringing one bag, could I bring that on the ...
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Travelling with Greyhound buses in Canada

New traveler with Greyhound buses, I having a tough time figuring out a few things. 1) I'm trying to order two discount tickets (ISIC) from their website but for some reason only one ticket ...
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Can you change a Greyhound ticket so that only the last leg is a day later?

I'm traveling from Portland, OR to Navasota, TX with stops in Denver and Fort Worth. In Fort Worth, I want to rest and get an Airbnb and take the bus the day later to Navasota instead of directly ...
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In 1 inch (2.5 cm) of snow, would Amtrak be much faster than a bus?

Traveling from Boston to New York Tuesday night. Light snow forcasted. (What speed would a bus drive? MPH. What speed would a train ride? MPH)
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Can you decide to go on a later or earlier bus? (MegaBus, Greyhound, etc)

Going from Boston to New York but not sure exactly when I'll be going, within a timeframe of an hour or two, as I'm coming from another location and won't know till I arrive. What is the protocol if ...
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Has anyone ever used their paper copy of their ID to get their Greyhound ticket? [closed]

For identification, I have a paper copy of my DMV ID (Department of Motor Vehicles). I want to take a Greyhound bus to go see my dad in California, who is sick in the hospital. Will Greyhound accept a ...
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Boarding greyhound bus along route [duplicate]

I have a newbie question I have Greyhound tickets from Toronto,ON to NYC. The first stop on this route is Buffalo NY. I have individual tickets for each leg of trip (e.g. Toronto–Buffalo, Buffalo - ...
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Skip first leg of Greyhound journey

When travelling a (US) Greyhound service including a transfer, is it possible to skip the first leg of the journey? For flight tickets we know that this is generally not allowed. But does Greyhound ...
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Travelling by Greyhound for the first time [duplicate]

We will be travelling in September 2017 by Greyhound from New York City to Buffalo with no transfers. The tickets are already booked online. Our departure time is 8.00 am from the Port Authority. We ...
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How to find bus schedules from Jasper, Alberta

We will be visiting Jasper National Park but haven't yet decided where to go afterwards. Besides renting a car or taking a train, we are considering taking a bus, and want to know what options we ...
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How can I book Greyhound online with a European address?

I'd like to book a Greyhound bus ride from Chicago to New York. I don't live in the United States, so I don't have a US address. The American format asks for address, zip code and telephone number ...
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Where to wait in Atlanta in the night?

My Mother is joining me for some time on the Appalachian Trail, and we will meet in Hot Springs, NC. She will arrive at ATL Atlanta on April 5th around 3:00 p.m. We thought the best way to get to Hot ...
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Where is this mural?

I have been across Canada with the Greyhound bus a couple years ago. I remember taking this picture in the Prairies (Alberta or Saskatchewan) but I don't know in which town. In which town is this ...
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How to find out gate number for bus at Port Authority Bus Terminal?

I'm traveling on Greyhound from New York City to Mount Laurel, NJ. This is my first time, so I'm a bit nervous. On my ticket, it says that to check the gate number at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, ...
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Greyhound: When will advance fare increase?

I want to buy a Greyhound ticket for early November (and return ticket for near the end of the month). I know what the price is if I buy the tickets now, but I may need to wait. I know if I wait too ...
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Greyhound arrival points in NYC

Does anyone know where the Greyhound bus from Washington, DC, to New York City stops at its destination? It's not clear from the web site.
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First-Time Greyhound Traveller

I'll be travelling by myself and by Greyhound bus for the first time at the end of August. I'll be going from Toronto, ON to Winona St. University, MN. I'll be coming back after two weeks, and both ...
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Chicago Midway airport (MDW) feasibility to/from Greyhound Bus station?

I am a Michigan Tech student and live in Houghton, MI. I am in need of traveling to/from Midway airport in Chicago and need any feedback that may be helpful for me. I am carrying 2 big bags along with ...
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Overnight from San Francisco to Fresno, CA

I was wondering if anybody had any ideas on how to get from San Francisco at 10pm to Fresno, CA? Does not really matter how far off of being a direct route but no layovers longer than 30 or 45 minutes ...
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Greyhound ticket - how can I check if it was used?

How can I know if someone I bought a greyhound ticket for ever boarded the bus? I'm not sure how to find out. I looked on greyhound's website but I couldn't find any help there.
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Where will my bus be at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York?

I am using Greyhound to go from NY to DC. I don't see on my ticket where exactly my bus will be. Is this information on my ticket somewhere or do I just go to Port Authority and ask? This is my first ...
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Needing ID for Greyhound Trip [duplicate]

The father of my child is in California, I'm sending him money to buy the ticket to come out to TN. He does not have his ID but has a birth certificate. Will they ask for his ID if he buys the bus ...
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Alternate routes to travel from Houston International airport to Lafayette, Louisiana

I have a flight reaching Houston International airport at 14:00 hrs. I have a connecting flight within 1hr and 30 mins. If I miss this flight due to immigration and customs delay, I would like to know ...
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Is there a list of Greyhound partner bus carriers?

Mostly in the US, but maybe also in Canada, Greyhound (the large bus network) partners with local carriers. However, the information about the partner carrier is limited when searching a schedule on ...
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What happens if you buy 3 Greyhound tickets for yourself (in the US) that you swipe your card at the kiosk to print out? [closed]

Could you get less than 3? That would be bad. I want to get to DC 2 hours before my second ticket. I also want to buy my trip out of DC as two separate tickets because it's cheaper even though it's ...
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Map of bus stops for Greyhound in Canada?

In an upcoming trip I'm traveling from Montebello (a small town about an hour away from Montreal) to Montreal YUL airport. The best transport I've been able to arrange so far is Greyhound into ...
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Entering the USA by land border

I'll do a two week trip from Europe to Toronto and will fly back from New York. I plan to enter the US at Niagara Falls using a Greyhound bus (or Amtrak train alternatively). I meet all requirements ...
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Greyhound Canada - How do I book bus tickets online for passengers with multiple discounts?

I want to buy bus tickets for a trip on Greyhound for multiple passengers. One passenger has a student card and the other has a Hostelling International card. They have different pricing conditions on ...
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Why did I receive 3 tickets for a single-transfer Greyhound trip?

I've recently booked a Greyhound trip (see Why is a change of carrier on Greyhound no transfer?) I will be traveling from New York City to Toronto, which has a transfer in Buffalo. For the first leg, ...
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Is 20 minutes of transfer time enough at the Buffalo Greyhound station?

Recently, I bought a bus ticket for Greyhound, which gives me 20 minutes at the Buffalo bus terminal (see Why is a change of carrier on Greyhound no transfer? ). I am a bit worried now, will this 20 ...
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Are there restrictions on Greyhound Australia's “hop on hop off” tickets?

Greyhound Australia offers various "Hop on hop off" passes. But searching around their website I can't seem to find the rules of these passes. Specifically can I only hop on and off a maximum number ...
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Why is a change of carrier on Greyhound no transfer?

The below schedule is an example of a Greyhound trip. It says there are zero transfers on the route. However, when looking at the schedule, I see that there is a change of carrier and schedule. Does ...
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Where to find arrival/departure locations of Greyhound buses during online purchase?

I am looking for Greyhound tickets on their website. I want to know how, in general, I can find the location of the bus station. For example, when I am leaving from New York City, I would guess that ...
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How can I travel flexibly around the US? [duplicate]

In Europe, travelers can buy a special rail pass that gives them unlimited train rides for a month. And some airlines offer tickets where a list of destinations is chosen in advance, but the flight ...
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How to know when to get on and off for transfers on Greyhound?

This is my first time riding the Greyhound bus by myself. I'm very scared, I don't know when to get on and off the bus, and I'm also scared to ask for help. I have two transfers in the whole trip. ...
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How can I have “will call” Greyhound tickets picked up without a photo ID?

A good friend's daughter is in a bad way. Not to get into too many irrelevant details, but... She was sent to Arizona to dry out, ended up getting ripped off and is currently living in a shelter. ...
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What bus operator is “NYP”?

In Greyhound schedule 742, there are buses by GLI, ADT, and NYP. GLI is Greyhound LInes, ADT is Adirondack Trailways, but what does NYP stand for? It's the code for the Amtrak New York Penn station ...
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Getting a YHA discount on Greyhound Australia's website?

According to the discount page on Greyhound's site: Greyhound offers up to 10% off Travel tickets and Passes for customers who hold one of these membership cards. ISIC card YHA card MAD card ...
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Finding the station to get off at in Vancouver

I am travelling to Vancouver, BC by Greyhound bus and then catching the Amtrak train to Seattle Washington. The greyhound will stop at Homer & Georgia, Burrard & Georgia, Station Street and ...
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How do you get your refund for a Greyhound bus refundable ticket in the US?

I purchased a Greyhound (USA) refundable bus ticket online. Decided later I will not make the trip. My e-mail confirmation includes the itinerary number, cost, times, etc. It mentions there will be a ...
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How to get from Detroit Airport to Greyhound Station?

How do I get from Detroit Metro Airport to the Greyhound Station on Howard street? My flight lands at 8:00am and the bus leaves at 12:10 from the Greyhound Station. How can I get to the station on ...
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How can I purchase Greyhound tickets online if I'm a non-American?

I want to travel from Seattle to Vancouver by Greyhound. I'm german and will travel to Seattle by plane and after a one night stay take the bus to Vancouver. As booking bus tickets in advance is much ...
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Getting from Halifax, Canada to the US by bus/train?

I'm considering going all the way across to Halifax, Nova Scotia, but am having trouble finding information on getting from there down to the USA (Boston in particular). I gather it's 22 hours by ...