Boltbus ceased operations in the USA
Boltbus was a bus company in the United States, a subsidiary of Greyhound Lines. The company operated from 2008 until 2021, when it ceased operations due to the impacts of the pandemic.
Boltbus provided express bus service between New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Boston. In 2012, Boltbus expanded to serve additional cities on the East Coast, including Richmond, VA; Norfolk and Virginia Beach, VA. Towards the end, Boltbus traveled to over 120 routes.
The company gained popularity for its low fares and randomly offered at least one $1 bus ticket for all its trips. Boltbus fleet was also popular for having higher standards for comfort than most bus companies.
Boltbus ceased operations in September 2021 and Greyhound took over most of its routes.
Popular companies covering Boltbus routes
Since traveling with Boltbus is no longer an option, travelers can now choose between different companies to make their trip. The good news is there are plenty of companies in the USA providing trips all over the country.
Here are the most popular:
One of the oldest and most popular bus companies in North America, Greyhound offers a wide variety of routes and services. It is known for its low prices and a strong presence all over the country. In some places, Greyhound is the only bus company operating, which points out its important role in connecting small towns to cities and the vast extension of America.
A bus company with routes all over the East Coast and a great variety of routes in the Northeast corridor. Ourbus is known for its comfortable seats and punctuality.
A popular bus company serving the Northeast U.S. It offers many routes and services in the Northeast region of the United States. The company's main destinations include Baltimore, Boston, Hartford, New York, Philadelphia and Washington DC.
A national network of intercity bus transportation, with over 70 independent companies operating under its brand. It offers a wide variety of routes and services all over the U.S.
A bus company that offers trips in 14 states in the Midwest, including Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana and Washington
The German company expanded its services from Europe to the U.S. in 2018. It offers trips between different cities all around the country, covering most regions and rapidly expanding its presence. As of 2021, Flixbus is also the owner of Greyhound Lines.
As you can see, there are many different bus companies to choose from when traveling in the United States. In this article, we discuss who are the major bus companies in the United States and how they compare. Each company has its own advantages and disadvantages, so be sure to do your research to find the one that best suits your needs!