Prohibited Items

Can I take it?

Medication and Special Needs Devices

Braille note-taker, slate and Stylus, Augmentation Devices

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes

Diabetes-Related Supplies/Equipment, (once inspected to ensure prohibited items are not concealed) including: insulin and insulin loaded dispensing products; vials or box of individual vials; jet injectors; pens; infusers; and preloaded syringes; and an unlimited number of unused syringes, when accompanied by insulin; lancets; blood glucose meters; blood glucose meter test strips; insulin pumps; and insulin pump supplies. Insulin in any form or dispenser must be properly marked with a professionally printed label identifying the medication or manufacturer’s name or pharmaceutical label.

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes (* see below)

Nitroglycerine pills or spray for medical use (if properly marked with a professionally printed label identifying the medication or manufacturer’s name and pharmaceutical label)

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes (* see below)

Ostomy Scissors with pointed tips with an overall length, including blades and handles, of four (4) inches or less, are permitted when accompanied by an ostomate supply kit containing related supplies, such as collection pouches, wafers, positioning plates, tubing, or adhesives.

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes

Prosthetic Device Tools and Appliance, including drill, allen wrenches, pull-sleeves used to put on or remove prosthetic devices, if carried by the individual with the prosthetic device or his or her companion.

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes

Medical Oxygen Cylinders – Up to a total of four (4) cylinders per passenger are permitted as follows: Two (2) cylinders in the passenger compartment and two (2) cylinders in the cargo compartment as under the bus baggage (must have valve protection cap in place and be properly packaged and protected against accidental discharge). Cylinders are to be no larger than 4.5 inches in diameter and 26 inches in length. Maximum total oxygen load on a motorcoach may not exceed 99 Lbs.

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes

* Greyhound recommends that you carry on all needed medication.

Food and Beverage

Alcohol / Alcoholic Beverages

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Corkscrews

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Glass Bottles / Containers

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Metal Cutlery (forks & knives)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Plastic Cutlery

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes

Sharp Objects

Box Cutters

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Ice Axes/Ice Picks

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Knives (any length and type except round-bladed, buffer, and plastic cutlery)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Meat Cleavers

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Razor-Type Blades, such as box cutters, utility knives, razor blades not in cartridge, but excluding safety razors.

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Sabers

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Safety Razors (including disposable razors)

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes

Scissors – plastic or metal with blunt tips

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes

Scissors – metal with pointed tips (scissors with plastic or metal blunt tips are permitted in your carry-on).

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Swords

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

* May be shipped via Greyhound Package Express service

Sporting Goods

Baseball Bats

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Bows and Arrows

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Cricket Bats

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Golf Clubs

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Hockey Sticks

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Lacrosse Sticks

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Pool Cues

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Ski Poles

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Spear Guns

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Guns and Firearms

Ammunition

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

BB guns

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Compressed Air Guns

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Firearms

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Flare Guns

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Gun Lighters

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Gun Powder

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Parts of Guns and Firearms

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Pellet Guns

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Realistic Replicas of Firearms

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Starter Pistols

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Tools

Axes and Hatchets

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Cattle Prods

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Crowbars

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Hammers

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Drills (Including cordless portable power drills)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Saws (including cordless portable saws)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Screwdrivers (except those in eyeglass repair kit)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Tools (including but not limited to wrenches and pliers)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Wrenches and Pliers

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Martial Arts/Self Defense Items

Billy Clubs

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Black Jacks

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Brass Knuckles

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Kubatons

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Mace / Pepper Spray

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Martial Arts Weapons

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Night Sticks

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Nunchakus

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Stun Guns / Shocking Devices / Tasers

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

Throwing Stars

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No (* see below)

* May be shipped via Greyhound Package Express service

Explosive Materials

Blasting Caps

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Dynamite

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Explosives

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Explosive Detonating Devices

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Fireworks

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Flares (in any form)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Hand Grenades

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Plastic Explosives

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Realistic Replicas of Explosives

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Flammable Items

Aerosol (any except for personal care or toiletries in limited quantities)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

Yes

Fuels (including cooking fuels and any flammable liquid fuel)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Gasoline

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Gas Torches

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Liquid Fluid

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Lighters

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes

Matches

Carry-on

Yes

Store under the bus

Yes

Turpentine and Paint Thinner

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Realistic Replicas of Incendiaries

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Disabling Chemicals and Other Dangerous Items

Chlorine for Pools and Spas

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Compressed Gas Cylinders

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Liquid Bleach

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Spillable Batteries (except those in wheelchairs)

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Spray Paint

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No

Tear Gas

Carry-on

No

Store under the bus

No