Megabus service starts service Thursday

 

hsampson@MiamiHerald.com

New budget bus service takes off Thursday from Miami with daily trips to Tampa and Orlando — and some fares as low as $1.

Express bus company Megabus has two arrival and departure station in Miami: at Miami International Airport near Concourse H and a parking lot in the vicinity of Northeast Sixth Street and Northeast First Avenue downtown.

Travelers can choose from seven daily trips between Miami and Tampa and Orlando.

Megabus, a subsidiary of New Jersey-based Coach USA, said all tickets from Miami will be $1 through May 21. That price does not include a reservation fee. The double-decker buses offer free Wi-Fi and power outlets.

The company provides service between more than 120 cities in North America.

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