Best answer: How safe is it to travel on a Greyhound bus?

You are pretty safe inside the Greyhound bus station, but outside is a whole different ballgame. I personally know several people who have been robbed right outside of Greyhound bus stations. Stay inside and don’t risk encountering an incident that could end your trip (or worse).

How do you survive a Greyhound bus?

9 Greyhound Bus Tips You Need to Know Before You Travel

  1. Book your tickets early. …
  2. Arrive at least an hour before departure. …
  3. And, get in line as quickly as possible. …
  4. Make your luggage stand out. …
  5. Sit at the front. …
  6. Try not to use the bathroom. …
  7. Follow the driver’s rules during stops and transfers.

Are Greyhound bus seats comfortable?

Greyhound buses are comfortable, but if you sit on them for more than four hours the ride can become a real pain. The seats do recline quite far back, so you might be able to get some good sleep.

Is it safe to travel Greyhound alone?

The truth is, most people who travel via Greyhound never have any issues. But, as with any form of transportation, there is always the possibility that there may be people on your bus or at a station you pass through who may be intent on doing you harm.

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Are Greyhound seats assigned?

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.

What happens if I miss my Greyhound bus?

If you miss your bus you can usually get on the next bus. Whether it comes that night or the next day doesn’t really matter. You may have to get a new ticket printed. There will be a $20 fee if you were the reason you missed your bus.

Are Greyhound busses cold?

It might be Sahara Hot outside but inside a Greyhound bus they’ve set the AC to cold, cold, and cold. You will freeze. Even if you’ve just come from hotter than hell, bring something warm. … One tip, because the engine is at the back of the bus, if you sit at the back, it will be very hot.

Are there bathrooms on a Greyhound bus?

All Greyhound coaches are equipped with a bathroom, so don’t worry about filling up on too much H2O.

Do Greyhound buses have overhead compartments?

Baggage policy for Greyhound, Megabus, Trailways and more

The typical size of the overhead compartment in buses is 9x16x20 inches (22.8×40.5×50.8 cm). So, bringing a small suitcase along as a carry-on bag weighing no more than 25 lbs (12 kg) is perfectly fine.