Expanding Routes to/from Columbia

July 9, 2014

NEW YORK, NY –, the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, plus a reservation fee, announced it will be expanding daily service to and from Columbia. Travel is available on September 10 and customers can book at today.

The additional routes will allow Columbia residents to travel to and from Richmond and Washington, D.C.; in addition to present service between Athens, Atlanta, Durham and Fayetteville. The arrival/departure location is at the Sumter Street Transit Station, 1780 Sumter Street, at the intersection of Sumter and Laurel Streets.

“We’re thrilled to provide our customers these added service options,” said Mike Alvich, Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for USA. “We make every effort to accommodate popular destinations; plus the high-quality service, convenient online booking and on-board amenities our customers have come to know and love from — all for as low as $1.”

Customers are encouraged to book early to secure the $1 and other very affordable fares.

“The $1 fares go quickly, but there are many other great fares available if you book early,” added Alvich. “Traveling on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays is another great way Columbia customers and all travelers can secure the fares.”, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and is one of the largest city-to-city express bus service providers in North America. In addition to affordable fares, offers customers state-of-the-art, green-certified double-decker buses with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, restrooms and are wheelchair accessible. equips every bus with three-point lap/shoulder seat belts, providing the top safety standard for’s 35 million passengers in more than 120 cities across North America.

Visit for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.

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About MEGABUS.COM, one of the largest privately funded providers of city-to-city express bus transportation, maintains the highest (Satisfactory) safety compliance rating with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Transportation Safety Exchange (TSX), an independent safety rating organization that provides safety ratings of more than 300,000 passenger and freight carriers, announced in January 2014 that all carriers are TSX-approved. is the first carrier group to achieve TSX approval, demonstrating the most stringent safety standards in the industry. is the first bus line to offer high-quality travel for as low as $1, plus a reservation fee, via the Internet. operates service to/from more than 120 major cities in North America from 23 hubs in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Gainesville, Los Angeles, Memphis, Mobile, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Richmond, San Francisco, St. Louis, Texas Triangle (Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio), Washington, D.C. and Toronto – creating more than 1,000 new, professional jobs during the past eight years.

Since its launch on April 10, 2006, has served more than 35 million customers.

Service for operates daily. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes.

* Watch the video here for safety information. is a subsidiary of Coach USA, one of the largest transportation companies in North America. Paramus, N.J.-based Coach USA owns and operates a family of 25 local companies in North America, some that have been in business for more than 75 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, airport transportation services, charters and sightseeing tours. 

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