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Trailways of NY - Business Class Motorcoach from Midtown Manhattan to Upstate New York $25

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Trailways of New York will launch a new service called LINE. LINE, is a business class bus service for traveler and beginning Aug 16, it will take its very first business class route connecting Midtown Manhattan with the Hudson Valley, and Catskill Mountains. Fleet to feature expanded legroom, an onboard kitchen for complimentary food and beverage service, digital ticketing, an onboard attendant, as well as streaming music and movies in a pioneering experiential ground service.

Prices start at $25. Available to book now [ridewithline.com].


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TU for the new service, but it's hardly "upstate" when you make it barely 10 miles over the NY-PA border. Hudson Valley is more accurate.
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Can't find a valid itinerary after that date?
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Thanks for posting.

The "kitchen" looks like a just a fridge with sodas, and a basket of snack chips and apples.

https://ridewithline.com/riding-line/
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ummm:

"We'll let you stream, but, one rule: Netflix but no chill!"

seriously? Sounds a bit dumb to say that.
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TU for the new service, but it's hardly "upstate" when you make it barely 10 miles over the NY-PA border. Hudson Valley is more accurate.
For New Yorkers for New York City anything above New York City is Upstate.
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Thanks for posting.

The "kitchen" looks like a just a fridge with sodas, and a basket of snack chips and apples.

https://ridewithline.com/riding-line/
I mean, at least you don't get bedbugs like Greyhound.
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TU for the new service, but it's hardly "upstate" when you make it barely 10 miles over the NY-PA border. Hudson Valley is more accurate.
Yeah I thought it would be Rochester Smilie
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Buffalo or Niagra falls would be ideal
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For New Yorkers for New York City anything above New York City is Upstate.
And West of the Hudson River is the Midwest.
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TU for the new service, but it's hardly "upstate" when you make it barely 10 miles over the NY-PA border. Hudson Valley is more accurate.
Yeah same. More expensive than taking Metro North.
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For New Yorkers for New York City anything above New York City is Upstate.
this. even harlem is just called harlem, not 'the city' per se.
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this. even harlem is just called harlem, not 'the city' per se.
Correct. Only Manhattan is considered the city, lol.
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Yeah I thought it would be Rochester Smilie
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Buffalo or Niagra falls would be ideal
Nobody commutes from Buffalo or Niagara Falls *daily* to the city. Rochester MAYBE, but I doubt it. I feel sorry for anyone who does. Rochester would be a 3 hour down, 4+ hour back on a bus, Buffalo or the Falls??? Fuggetaboutit... laugh out loud

At $25, This is really for those who want to drive to Kingston, park in a daily lot for free/cheap, then have someone else do the dirty work of driving to the city. you could EASILY spend twice that in parking (and hope you get a spot) and fender work in a day. Peace
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Nobody commutes from Buffalo or Niagara Falls *daily* to the city. Rochester MAYBE, but I doubt it. I feel sorry for anyone who does. Rochester would be a 3 hour down, 4+ hour back on a bus, Buffalo or the Falls??? Fuggetaboutit... laugh out loud

At $25, This is really for those who want to drive to Kingston, park in a daily lot for free/cheap, then have someone else do the dirty work of driving to the city. you could EASILY spend twice that in parking (and hope you get a spot) and fender work in a day. Peace
It is funny to me how all these "western" NYers are calling their neck of the woods upstate. Born and raised in the "capital district," upstate to me was always things North, like deep into the 'dacks. Out west, finger lakes, Seneca, Rochester, Syracuse.....wasn't upstate as it wasn't "up."

Given that 1/2 the population lives in NYC or East (o.k. maybe even up to Yonkers) I think its fair to say the Hudson Valley is upstate and I wouldn't kill them over the use of the term. Besides, if downstaters got easy access to a garbage plate imagine how much state wide health insurance rates would go upWink.

25+ years ago used to take the Peter Pan and Yankee Trails to Albany (Coulson's magazine shop was a gold mind for the ride home!) back up from college and then stay around catch rides up to LP...ah memories.

Thumbs and rep for an "upstate" NY deal!
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