PORTLAND, Ore. - BoltBus premium bus service, a division of Greyhound Lines Inc., is branching out to the West Coast for the first time with a line between Portland and Seattle offering fares as low as $1 each way, the Portland Business Journal reports.
The Seattle-Portland express service starts May 17 and will operate from a Seattle stop adjacent to the International District Station at Fifth Avenue South and King Street and a Portland stop at 647 S.W. Salmon St., according to a company release.
Buses will feature leather seats, free Wi-Fi and power outlets. One-way fares start at $1, plus a booking fee, which can also be as low as $1. The fare model is based on demand, with passengers paying less the further ahead they book tickets on BoltBus.com.
Walk-up tickets cost full price.
BoltBus also offers a rewards program with a free one-way ride for every eight trips taken.
The company currently offers express service between major cities on the East Coast, including Boston, Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.