The Greyhound counts bicycles as oversize luggage. Oversize luggage costs $30 plus tax. Any traveling cyclist needs to bare this in mind. In addition, the Greyhound usually only takes bikes if they are packaged in a bicycle box (click here for dimensions).
What can you not bring on a Greyhound bus?
What kind of baggage can I bring?
|Suitcases Backpacks Duffel bags Trunks Toolboxes Securely tied cardboard boxes||Plastic bags Paper bags Items protruding from your baggage|
What can you bring on the Greyhound bus?
Greyhound Baggage Allowance and Pricing
|Type of Bag||Carry-On||Checked Bag|
|Storage||Bring on bus||Stored under bus|
|Size Limit||Must fit in overhead bin or under seat||Max size 62 inches|
|Weight Limit||One bag up to 25lbs||Up to 2 bags, 50lb max each|
|Price||Free||1st bag free, 2nd bag $15|
Do they search your bags on Greyhound?
“Cops routinely board Greyhound buses and ask passengers to search their luggage,” Theshia Naidoo, a legal director with the Drug Policy Alliance, tells ConsumerAffairs. “If a person consents to the search, there is no fourth amendment protections relating to the search.”
Can you poop on a Greyhound bus?
Yes, Greyhound buses in the U.S. have on-board toilets.
Is there assigned seating on Greyhound?
We don’t assign seat numbers, so you can take any available seat on the bus. However, we do reserve the front row seats for customers with disabilities, the elderly and unaccompanied children.
Does Greyhound stop for food?
The Greyhound bus typically stops every 2 to 4 hours for a food break. … The bus will usually stop at a convenience store, a fast food restaurant, or a combination of both. Passengers are allowed to get off the bus and purchase food which they can either eat off the bus or bring back on the bus to eat later.
Is Greyhound safe at night?
For your safety, stay inside the bus station at night.
Unless your trip is short, you will have layovers, and most of those stops will be at night. No matter how much you want to explore, it’s best to stay inside the Greyhound station.
Which is cheaper Greyhound or Amtrak?
Amtrak is more expensive but they come out ahead in almost every category when you compare the two companies. Amtrak is safer, more comfortable, and the customer service is 1000x better. Greyhound is just cheaper, and it goes more places. Since Greyhound is cheaper, it’s usually crowded and sometimes smelly.
How much are bags on Greyhound?
One (1) piece of baggage is checked free of charge for adults and children. One (1) additional piece of baggage may be checked for a charge of $15 for adults only. Baggage carried beyond two (2) pieces will be charged based on Greyhound Package Express rates.
Do you need ID to ride Greyhound?
Do I need an ID to board my bus? Yes, Greyhound requires you to present an ID to an agent to board the bus. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements.
How do you get on a Greyhound bus without ID?
2 Answers. I spoke with Greyhound Customer service on June 21, 2019. A person without an official ID has one option, which is to pre-pay a ticket online. It has an $18.00 fee on top of the ticket price and is only available in the United States, but it may be your only option.
Is there a security check for Greyhound?
You are allowed to check one bag for free with each Greyhound bus ticket. Additional checked bags are $15 apiece. When your checked bags are being loaded and unloaded under the bus it can be easy to lose track of them.
Are there bathrooms on Greyhound?
Yes, there are bathrooms on all Greyhound buses. They are located at the rear of the bus. They are pretty basic and only contain a toilet and hopefully some toilet paper.
Why can’t you poop on a bus?
First and foremost is that you don’t poop on the bus. The plumbing it terrible and can’t handle it well, but mostly it’s that the tank that holds it isn’t emptied all the time and the entire bus will smell terrible. So where do you poop? In the venue, generally.
How do you flush a toilet on a bus?
A button on the bus is pushed to open the holding tank which allows the blue formaldehyde–and the urine and feces–to empty from the holding tank. All of it goes through the sewer hose and into the sewer. After the holding tank has been emptied, the sewer hose is removed.