Facts & Figures

Corporate

  • According to Transport Canada in its 1998 review of bus safety issues, buses provide passengers with remarkably safe travel compared with other road vehicles and other modes of transportation. Greyhound Canada's own safety rate has been calculated as 10 times better than the trucking industry standard.

  • The Greyhound fleet consists of more than 400 buses. One Greyhound bus can take up to 54 cars off the road and achieves 110 passenger-kilometers per litre of fuel.

  • Greyhound offers frequent service to 1,200 communities, from Vancouver Island to Montreal and beyond, using a network of more than 100 facilities, 690 agencies and interline partners in Quebec and the Maritimes.

  • The company employs more than 2,500 nationwide, including more than 375 at the Calgary head office and over 1,000 drivers based in 24 locations across the country.

  • Top 10 busiest terminals based on total number of customers passing through in 2004:

    1 Toronto, Ontario
    2 Ottawa, Ontario
    3 Vancouver, British Columbia
    4 Calgary, Alberta
    5 Edmonton, Alberta
    6 Winnipeg, Manitoba
    7 London, Ontario
    8 Sudbury, Ontario
    9 Kelowna, British Columbia
    10 Kamloops, British Columbia

Customers

  • Twenty-one percent of students travel by Greyhound.

  • Students, young professionals and seniors are considered to be our most frequent travelers.

  • Forty-nine percent of our customers take advantage of our discount / special fares.

  • In many cases, Greyhound passengers report that they own automobiles considered sufficiently reliable for a trip of a similar distance, but choose to travel by bus because it is safe and more economical.

  • Most Greyhound passengers travel to visit family and friends.

  • The average ticket price is $37.

Fleet

G4500
Greyhound entered 2002 with its newest and most modern models in their fleet since the 1970s. Some G4500s come equipped with wheel chair lifts. With a sleek new design, it is more fuel-efficient and offers roomier seating for 55 passengers. It also offers a quieter ride and increased baggage capacity, as well as monitors for watching movies. Greyhound currently has 65 of the G4500 models on the road.
    G4500

102DL3
First purchased in 1995, these coaches carry 54 or 55 passengers. Greyhound has 189 of these buses in their fleet. Some of these buses are also wheelchair equipped. Movie monitors are on all buses.
102DL3

102D3
Introduced in early 1995, this model features the newer six cylinder engines. The air conditioning was moved to the back to increase the front axle loading. Seating capacity for 46 passengers. Greyhound has 20 in its fleet. Some 102D3s have wheelchair access, and have monitors for viewing movies.
102D3

102C3
This model was purchased in 1989 and has a raised roof, which allows a better view for the passengers. Seating capacity from 42 to 47. Greyhound currently has 76 buses in the fleet. Buses have monitors for viewing movies on select routes.
102C3

MC9
First introduced into the fleet in 1978, Greyhound Canada has approximately 58 MC9s in use. The seating capacity is for 44 passengers. Some MC9s are equipped to carry freight.
MC9

H3-45 Prevost
Purchased in 1995, these buses are used primarily in Eastern Canada and Manitoba. The 45-foot H3-45s seat 55 passengers. There are currently 28 buses still in operation. These buses are equipped with movie monitors.
H3-45 Prevost