Germany’s FlixBus will partner with the Seattle-based charter company MTR Western to begin offering rides in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Service is set to begin Nov. 21 with round-trip tickets between Seattle and Portland starting at $9.99. In Oregon, buses will stop in Portland, Salem, Corvallis, Albany and Eugene In Washington, there will be stops in Seattle, Olympia, Tacoma, Ellensburg and Spokane.
The self-proclaimed tech-meets-travel company offers a mobile app in which people can buy tickets and track their bus route.
FlixBus launched in 2013 in Germany and has since expanded to 28 countries in Europe. It began service in the U.S. last year and serves nearly 100 destinations across the country.
(Thanks to OPB’s Meerah Powell for sharing this story)