Stagecoach Group has expanded the network run by its budget coach operator megabus.com in the United States and Canada.
New budget coach services are now operating out of Omaha, Memphis, St Louis and Boston, bringing to 64 the total number of locations covered inNorth Americafrom the company’s six key hubs.
Megabus, which offers daily, express coach travel for as low as £1 in the UK and from $1 in North America- is supporting the latest expansion by offering hundreds of free seats on some of the new routes.
As part of the expansion, Omaha residents can now travel to Chicago, Des Moines and Iowa City, with Megabus offering two daily departures. A new route has also been established between Memphis and St Louis, offering one daily departure. Furthermore, the number of trips betweenMemphisandChicagohas been increased to three daily departures. Service levels between St. Louis and Chicago have also been increased to five departures each day.
Boston residents and local students can now travel to Burlington,Vt.; New Haven, Conn.; and Hartford, Conn. There are two daily departures toBurlington, and four daily departures to New Haven and Hartford.
DATTCO Coach & Tour Group, a family-owned operator based in New Britain, CT, will operate the Megabus Burlington, New Haven and Hartford routes under a partnership arrangement.
Dale Moser, president and chief operating officer of Megabus in North America, said: “Our latest expansion will bring great value travel to even more locations across North America. People are continuing to turn to megabus.com for affordable travel and to make their dollar go further.”