New bus route to connect Columbus, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York

FlixBus USA on March 5 will launch a new bus route between Columbus and New York City, with stops in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Philadelphia. FlixBus USA is the American brand of German mobility company FixBus, which serves 2,500 locations in 30 countries.

The service, which costs about $29.99 to go to from Columbus to New York City and $9.99 to go to a shorter distance to Pittsburgh, says it sets itself apart from other providers because it has free WiFi on board, power outlets at every seat, free on-board entertainment through an app and free carry-on and checked luggage.