MegaBus.com, the popular city-to-city express bus company, will expand its direct service two-day (Fridays & Sundays) to/from Newport, starting next week. All are invited to attend the launch party of the Megabus.com service to Newport next Friday, July 11 at 9:30am, at the Newport Visitor Information Center with refreshments, live music, complimentary gifts for the first riders and a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially kick off service.

To celebrate the kick-off of the new service to Newport, all tickets will be $1.00 (plus a reservation fee) to and from Newport and New York on Friday, July 11 and Sunday July 13th. Passenger fares thereafter will be $1.00, but customers are encouraged to book early to secure $1.00 fares.

In addition to affordable fares, Megabus.com offers customers state-of-the-art, green-certified double-decker buses with free Wi-Fi and restrooms. Buses are wheelchair accessible.

We are very excited Megabus.com is expanding its direct service from our second largest feeder market, New York City to Newport, Rhode Island, said Evan Smith, President and CEO of Discover Newport. The service is providing visitors yet another eco-friendly, convenient, and affordable way to visit our coastal destination and we look forward to welcoming passengers in the near future.

Scheduled departure from Newport on Fridays will be at 10am, arriving in NYC at 1:30pm; and then departing NYC at 4pm and arriving back in Newport at 8pm. Scheduled departure from Newport on Sundays will be at 2pm, arriving in NYC at 6pm, and then departing NYC at 7pm and arriving back in Newport at 10:30pm. Be sure to include this link on your website: www.megabus.com for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.

 

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