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One inch (2.5 cm) of falling snow changes pretty much nothing. Even more so for a heavy vehicle. Snow melts easily by the passing of vehicles and so most motorways do not have more than a very thin layer of snow after an inch (2.5 cm) of snowfall. At 4 inches (1 dm), it starts making a difference, depending on the rate of falling. Both bus and train take ...


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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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Greyhound provides a locator on their website. Just type in the city where you're stopping and it will give you the station(s) there and their addresses, even phone number and hours. That's tricky to answer, it depends on where you're going, whether there's an event there, what time of day, etc., but generally my experience with bus travel is always the ...


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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 in ...


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Welcome to bus travel! :-) I work for Busbud, a bus travel site. This trip requires you to take three buses each way A long trip on Greyhound from Toronto to Chicago, crossing the border at Windsor/Detroit. A short hop from Chicago up to Milwaukee on Greyhound. A medium distance trip across Wisconsin operated by Greyhound's partner company Jefferson Lines. ...


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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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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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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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Here are some things not covered in other answers: In larger cities, the Greyhound stop will be an actual station, where you will go inside a terminal, find the correct gate, and get on a bus. Unlike airlines, you do not need to "check in". Generally the departure gates are fixed by destination, so a bus going to a given destination almost always leaves ...


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Fly By far the simplest (but not cheapest) way to get from Dulles to Charlottesville is to fly. United Express operates several IAD-CHO nonstops, each under an hour on a regional jet. This flight, however, would cost a few hundred dollars when booked separately and on short notice. edit It seems from the comments that you are flying into Atlanta and ...


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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; as of October 2015 they are 8 segments within 15 days $459 12 segments within 30 days $689 18 segments within 45 days $899 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 ...


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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 on joe-orgill.com) The ...


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1" isn't a storm, but it could combine with other factors to cause problems on the highway. The snow will not affect Amtrak's Boston-NYC corridor. 1 inch of snow is nothing to them. As for the highway, 1" generally isn't a lot... but that depends on how it affects the roads. Is it a temperature range where road salt works effectively? Is it a busy time ...


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Firstly, it's a little tricky - the ESTA doesn't always mean you can arrive by land. Indeed, it usually only applies to land borders within 90 days of a flight into the US (go figure). However, I've done this and it's not a big deal. I've done both ways: Within 90 days of a flight, they looked at my ESTA stamp and once asked for my return ticket to Canada ...


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Your Greyhound will certainly leave from Port Authority in New York, some tickets don't have the door or gate number printed on them, but everything is available at the station. I've done this myself on a few occasions, it's a big station and they've organized it a little like an airport in the sense where they have some panels up with the next departures ...


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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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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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Most but not all use the Port Authority Bus Terminal at 42nd St/8th Ave. At least at one time some of their discount Bolt Bus runs were on the main website but arrived elsewhere.


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Over at Busbud we sell a lot of Greyhound tickets. My understanding is this will maybe work in practice but you shouldn't expect it to or count on it. It's been hard for Greyhound to have a good idea of which passengers actually show up in real-time because the drivers have validated paper tickets by hand. This is still true in many cases. However, ...


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2.5 cm of snow where I live wouldn't do a thing to bus schedules, unless we got rain prior - i.e. rain started freezing, and turned to snow. If that happens, all bets are off. Also, buses tend to be pretty secure in slippery conditions. The vehicles are big and heavy, and have significant weight over their drive wheels. (This, from a local bus company ...


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It's hard to pinpoint the exact reason without more details. Here are some possible reasons. Broken onboard tracker If Greyhound doesn't have data from the tracker, for instance because it is broken, they will list the bus with this note: We're sorry, but the expected times of arrival of this bus are currently unavailable. Scheduled times are below. ...


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Since May 2014, there is again a ferry between Yarmouth, NS, and Portland, Maine. Halifax, NS - Yarmouth, NS There doesn't appear to be a formal bus service between Halifax and Yarmouth, but there are private shuttle services. I've quoted one below as an example, but have not ever used them and am not endorsing them. Halifax - Yarmouth $75, Bernies ...


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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 part,...


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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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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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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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A bit of sleuthing gives me Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Based on this blog post and someone using what seems to be a crop of your photo on this page and this page. Note that the blog post above is not OP's. User pnuts went further and found the actual location in Swift Current.


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There is no universal rule; you must check with each bus line you are considering as to their specific policies. That said, I am not aware of any unreserved buses on the busy Boston-to-New York City route. If you make a reservation for a 7pm bus and wish to travel on an earlier or later bus, you must therefore exchange your ticket. Depending on the terms of ...


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