Everything you need to know about Greyhound bus tickets

If you’re looking for Greyhound schedules or bus ticket prices, you’ve come to the right place!

Greyhound buses are one of the largest and most trusted bus service businesses in the world. They provide affordable Greyhound bus tickets and safe, reliable transportation to millions of travellers every year. Founded in 1914, Greyhound are the #1 expert in bus transport through the United States and Canada.

Greyhound buses offer travel between 4,000 destinations, and their buses transport over 17 million customers every year. Greyhound buses are well known for their regularly scheduled and reliable transport service and affordable bus tickets.

This iconic bus service has many affordable bus ticket offerings, with bus schedule and transport options to suit everyone, whether you are looking for short-distance or long-distance travel.

👉 Why travel with Greyhound?

Greyhound buses provide top-quality service with a multitude of travel features to ensure optimum comfort while travelling. Plus, they are well-equipped to accommodate special needs or accessibility issues.

Features include:

👉 Popular destinations and Greyhound schedules

Greyhound Lines services thousands of destinations within the US and Canada, including:

Looking for bus schedules or other destinations? Use our top search engine :)


When booking Greyhound bus tickets, you can book in person, but to secure the cheapest bus fare we recommend booking online. If you need, you also have the option to book online to secure your tickets and pay on pick up at the Greyhound bus station.

We recommend buying tickets early (and at least 7 days in advance) to secure the best fare price.

Greyhound buses offer a range of secure payment options to cater to everyone purchasing bus tickets.

👉 Greyhound bus ticket prices

Not sure of your dates yet? Or just looking to get the best deal? Either way, there are a number of different fare types available when reviewing Greyhound bus tickets, depending on what you need.


Book online to secure the cheapest bus tickets. You can pay online or in person once you have made your online booking.

Choose from the following ticket types:

Terminal booking

Pre-booking Greyhound bus tickets online is the safest and most affordable option; however, tickets are also available at the Greyhound terminals.

The Economy, Economy Extra and Flexible ticket options are still available when booking from the bus terminals, but the Flexible option won’t get you an extra piece of checked baggage.

Quicklink Commuter Passes

Save on daily fares and get unlimited travel on certain routes when you purchase a Quicklink Commuter Pass! There are 1-day, 10-day or 30-day options available.

Click here to see if this ticket option is available for your preferred route.

International customers

Purchasing Greyhound bus tickets from overseas? The same purchase options apply, however please note payment will be in U.S. dollars and international payment charges may apply as charged through your card provider if you are not using an international card.

If unsure, please check with your credit card provider for more details or use an international card to avoid fees from your credit card provider.

👉 Greyhound promo codes and discounts

Looking for a discount? There are 4 ways to secure Greyhound fare discounts so you can ensure you are getting the best Greyhound bus ticket prices:


Children travelling with an adult will receive discounted fares at the following ages:

Conditions apply, see here for details.


Students can get 10% off Greyhound bus tickets with the Student Advantage Discount Card.

Students need to sign up for the card online before they purchase tickets and use the card when making the booking.

Military & Veterans:

Active or retired military personnel get 10% off full price bus tickets for themselves and their families when purchased at the station or when using the Veteran Advantage Card online. The card also gives cardholders 25% off on Greyhound Package Express services (conditions apply).


Senior citizens 62 years and older receive a 5% discount on bus fares. Passengers wanting to claim this discount simply need to use photo identification at the time of purchase.

Large group bookings:

Have a large group or need a whole Greyhound bus?

Greyhound buses offer discounts on large group bookings (10 people or more) so get in touch with Greyhound buses to find out if your group is eligible for a discount!

Contact Greyhound buses here.

Midweek savings:

Travel on Tuesdays or Wednesdays to get cheaper fares. Plus, if you travel before 10am you’ll often get the best possible fare, however this is not valid during holidays.

Make sure you’re getting the best value possible and book early to avoid disappointment!

👉 Ticket changes

Travelling can be unpredictable. If you need the flexibility to change your fare for any reason, you’ll need to purchase the correct ticket type, check the bus schedule and change your dates before the date of travel.

If you bought a Flexible ticket you can get a full refund or exchange your ticket for a different date or time for FREE as long as you do this before the date of travel!

If you bought any of the other ticket types, you can change your ticket for a $20 fee but unfortunately there are no refunds for change of mind or circumstance.

When changing your ticket, please note:

For more information and details on how to exchange your tickets, click here.

👉 Ticket refund

Want to know if you’re eligible for a refund for your Greyhound bus ticket? If you purchased a Flexible ticket, you’re in luck! Just use our checklist below to see if you qualify.

You are eligible for a refund if:

Greyhound Lines do not accept refunds for lost tickets, late buses, if you have partially used both parts of a round-trip ticket, or if you have not purchased the Flexible ticket option.

Click here for more information about refunds.

Greyhound BusTracker

What makes Greyhound buses such a convenient travel provider is their unparalleled customer service, easy-to-navigate bus schedules and the Greyhound BusTracker.

The Greyhound BusTracker gives you an up-to-date, real-time status on where your bus is, and compares it to the bus schedule. If there is traffic, unexpected weather conditions or accidents on the road, you’ll be the first to know!

That means no more waiting around at bus terminals not knowing where your bus is and when it will arrive at the bus station; you’ll always be updated.


As well as using discounts to get the best Greyhound bus ticket prices, you can sign up to the Greyhound buses rewards program; Road Rewards.

Road Rewards works on a points system in order to reward repeat customers. After signing up, you’ll earn 2 points for each round trip you take (or 6 points if you choose the Flexible fare option) then once you hit certain point levels, you unlock new rewards; too easy!

If you accumulate points, you’ll score the following rewards:

The more points you get, the more rewards you’ll accumulate, and points are valid for a whole year.

All you have to do is sign up using the Greyhound Lines online registration form and you’ll start collecting points immediately! You can only start collecting points on new trips, so the sooner you sign up, the better.

Redeem your rewards points online, over the phone (U.S. and Canadian residents only) or in person at a Greyhound station.

*Conditions apply, see here for details.

Greyhound Customer Service

Greyhound buses have a comprehensive customer service team ready to accommodate your every need, whether your concern is ticketing, fare discounts or ticket refunds, accessibility or simply providing feedback.

👉 Contact Greyhound buses

Greyhound buses are easily contactable in a number of ways according to your query:

👉 Greyhound bus phone number and email details

Contact Greyhound buses via phone using the following information:


Email: ifsr@greyhound.com

Top boarding tips for Greyhound buses

👉 Finding your stop

Booked your ticket? Start your trip by finding your bus stop using this handy bus stop finder.

👉 Before your trip

Aim to arrive at your stop at least 20 mins prior to the time your trip is due to depart. Check that your baggage isn’t over limit by reading the baggage allowance guidelines.

Ensure you have your ticket ready when boarding.

👉 On your trip

Most Greyhound bus trips will have at least one rest stop (depending on the length of the trip), where you’ll be able to get out, stretch your legs, use the restroom and/or purchase food and beverages. Remember to bring small change in case the bus stops at a smaller rest stop or store. We also recommend stocking up on supplies before you leave for your trip, as there are no beverages or food options available on the bus itself.

👉 Safety

Greyhound provides affordable and safe travel for all. Greyhound buses have received the highest possible safety rating from the Department of Transportation each year for over 10 years. The Greyhound bus drivers go through rigorous training and Greyhound buses are checked regularly and before each trip to ensure safety compliance.

If you’re meeting someone at the end of your journey or if they’d like to check on your progress, they can track your trip live with the Greyhound BusTracker.

Greyhound buses have a multitude of bus ticket options, a comprehensive bus schedule, excellent features on board and a premium customer service support offering. So, what are you waiting for? Explore our Greyhound bus trips today!

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