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Free Megabus ticket — first 200,000!

Megabus is offering 200,000 free seats good for travel anytime between January 9-February 28, 2013. Use promo code TRYMEGABUS to book a free trip on Megabus.

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16 Comments

  • Alison says:

    Just to clarify, it’s not travel anytime in that Megabus is offering a predetermined quantity of free seats on certain trips during that time frame (a total of 200k free spots) – so search using the coupon code to find out if there is a free fare available when you want to travel!

    • Kathryn says:

      This is exactly right – for some locations it looked like the code wasn’t working, but it is still working for me for some nearby cities during the week (or weekends with early or late leave times).

  • Allie says:

    Does anyone have any experience with this bus line?

    • Lee S. says:

      My Aunt takes them from her house to visit her son in NYC all the time. She has said nothing but good. However I have neverpersonally ridden one.

  • Martina says:

    You will most likely get a free Ticket when you choose a destination close to the departure spot, and also when you travel during the week. But there will be a 0.50 cent fee per seat

  • Sara says:

    My husband has taken Megabus on several trips. He says it’s very clean and the riders are respectful. The bus has generally run on time for him.

  • Thanks for the tip. I posted it on my site. I can go from Louisville to Chicago one way for $39.00

  • Brenda says:

    My family lives in Kansas City and my husband was working in Chicago last summer. We used Megabus for several trips for various reasons. It was incredibly cheap. The bus makes a limited number of stops. The seats weren’t terribly comfortable for sleeping on an overnight ride. The bus advertises wi-fi (my teenagers found it painfully slow) and has outlets at each seat.

  • Nicole says:

    Allie: I have used them to take trips to Chicago and Minneapolis and each time was great. Its a big charter bus, sometimes there is no one on and you can spread out. They make stops at big truck stops for potty breaks and to stretch. I love them. You have to really hunt for the super cheap fares though.

  • august says:

    I think this is over. It’s not letting the promo work.

  • Tamara says:

    It only appears to be free one way. 🙁

  • Debbie says:

    Thank you so much for posting this. I saw it in my Facebook feed this morning and quickly started texting people to make sure we could make this work for us. My husband recently found his birth mom and has met her but there is still a lot of family in the St. Louis area (including a brother and sister) that he wants to visit. I was able to book all 4 of us, round trip, and it only charged me 50 cents for the whole shebang! This is the only way all 4 of us could afford to go right now. His birth mom is so excited and so are we!!

  • Holly says:

    My husband and I would not recommend this bus line. We live in the DC metro region and take the bus every year or so to NYC. We had a terrible experience with Megabus from DC’s Union Station to NYC this past September. The buses were running 4 hours behind schedule and none of the staff were forthcoming on why there was a delay. They wouldn’t let us the approximate arrival time, and the employees were very rude to inquiring customers. They didn’t denote which lines were for which departure line, further complicating things and irritating customers. The Wi-Fi on the bus didn’t work consistently once we were on the bus. We were so upset we contacted the company and requested a refund of our bus trip fare to NYC. To add to the discomfort, I was 7 months pregnant at the time standing up for over 4 hours in 90+ degree heat in Union Station’s parking garage. Not fun. We have had better experience with Bolt bus.

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