Megabus.com Names Pittsburgh Sixth Hub
Daily, Express Bus Service Now Available to and from Nine Additional Cities
NEW YORK (March 29, 2011) – Megabus.com, the first intercity, express bus service with fares from $1, will expand daily service to and from Pittsburgh on May 11. Pittsburgh residents can now travel to Akron, Ohio; Buffalo, N.Y.; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Detroit; Erie, Penn.; Toledo, Ohio and Toronto. Customers may begin booking travel today at www.megabus.com for May 11 and beyond.
Megabus.com will offer multiple daily departures from its arrival and departure location under the David L. Lawrence Convention Center just north of the intersection of 10th St and Penn Avenue.
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.
With the addition of these cities, megabus.com will now serve 15 cities from its Pittsburgh hub. Megabus.com currently offers service from Pittsburgh to Camden, N.J.; Harrisburg, Penn.; New York; Philadelphia; State College, Penn and Washington D.C.
"The overwhelming popularity of megabus.com inspires us to expand our service reach again and from what better city than Pittsburgh,” said Dale Moser, president of Coach USA/megabus.com. "As the public continues to search for ways to stretch their dollar, megabus.com will now be able to deliver a greater travel value to the residents of the Pittsburgh area and the surrounding cities – providing travelers a safe, convenient and affordable alternative to the rising cost of travel via plane, train and automobile.”
“Megabus.com, by establishing a hub in the Pittsburgh market, is making Pittsburgh even more affordable and accessible to travelers,” said Joe McGrath, president & CEO of VisitPittsburgh. “The new routes and additional service will also make Pittsburgh more appealing to the tech-savvy travelers, business travelers and families we want to attract, as well as to international visitors who are exploring the USA.”
Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and has served more than 9 million travelers. Megabus.com currently serves more than 50 cities in North America from hubs in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C. and Toronto. 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 service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.
Express Bus Service in Pittsburgh
MegaBus is the first, low-cost, express bus service to offer city-to-city travel for as low as $1 via the Internet.
Megabus.com is the first, low-cost, express bus service to offer city-to-city travel for as low as $1 via the Internet. Since launching in April 2006, megabus.com has served more than 6 million passengers throughout 33 major cities in the Midwest and Northeast. The megabus.com luxury double deckers offer free wi-fi, power outlets, panoramic windows and a green alternative way to travel. Megabus.com customers also receive special "megadeals" on hotels, sightseeing, Broadway shows, box lunches and more! Our reliable, low-cost travel service serves 33 cities, including Pittsburgh, from two hubs located in New York City and Philadelphia. We offer the highest level of comfort and safety and look forward to serving you! You can be assured of a great experience and overall satisfaction when you choose megabus.com. Our professional staff, and our fleet of clean, comfortable and well maintained motorcoaches enable us to provide you with the dependable, quality service you expect. For further information feel free to contact us toll free at 1-877-GO2-MEGA (1-877-462-6342).