New bus service to go from Sparks to the bay area starting at $1 fare

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Updated: 11/28/2012 1:16 pm
SPARKS, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- There is a new option for travelers here in northern Nevada who want to go to the bay area: soon you'll be able to go from Sparks to the bay, starting at a $1 fare.

Megabus.com is a city-to-city bus service that is expanding in Nevada and California.

Starting in December, passengers can travel from Sparks to Sacramento and on to San Francisco.
There will be buses leaving twice a day and fares will range from $1-25, depending on how early you book your ticket.

Booking is already available online. The new service will roll into town on Dec. 12.

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earth420 - 11/29/2012 10:50 AM
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OR it would be nice to have a service LIKE THIS ONE IN FARE COST to get from Carson Valley areas to the airport!!!

petsmyname - 11/29/2012 8:27 AM
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would be very nice if there was some kind of bus running from fernley to reno!!

Kramer - 11/28/2012 3:11 PM
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capitalize "Bay Area".

Kramer - 11/28/2012 2:36 PM
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the train is expensive and slow. Greyhound is a cattle car. the only bus now (besides Greyhound and one gamblers bus) is Amtrak Thruway (threw-away). It has 3 or 4 a day, but makes All The Stops (5 before Sacramento)-about 3 hours plus.Amtrak won't schedule an express or two, it's all ocals for foothills folks to catch the choo-choo. The only advantage is if U have Amtrak Rewards and schedule with a train (connect in Roseville, davis, Sacramento, etc.)you get "points". The downside is the miserable scheduling of the trains, unless U are going to the Bay Area, then there is the Capitol Corridor. I hope this new bus is safe and reliable, and that not too many zoned-out folks ride it.
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