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About Barons Bus

Barons Bus is a bus transportation company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio with service in 68+ cities in the Midwest. Founded in 2012 by the former owners of Lakefront Lines, Barons Bus boasts one of the newest fleets of modern buses in the U.S. These buses are replete with enhanced features such as free WiFi, power outlets, ADA accessible steps and spacious bathrooms, in line with the company's slogan of "ride like royalty." As one of the highest-rated bus services, Barons is known for its skilled drivers, top-notch safety record, and stellar customer service.

Barons Bus Lines can be found operating in major cities such as Columbus, Indianapolis, Chicago, Detroit, and Cincinnati. With tickets starting at just $3.00, it is a popular and affordable option for college students. Barons Bus provides service on multiple university campuses including the Ohio State University, University of Michigan, Kenyon College, and West Virginia University.


Barons Bus bus coverage

Daily Trips5,585

Barons Bus bus amenities

Barons Bus Lines
Air conditioningAir conditioning
Power outletPower outlet

Barons Bus reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Barons Bus
Based on 65 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Barons Bus reviews from Wanderu customers
August 28, 2020Visiting family
August 27, 2020Visiting family
Staff was not wearing protective masks. They were not following protocols for a safe ride amidst COVID-19.
Travelers did have masks upon boarding but did not continue to wear them. They were not far apart from each other and were talking face to face without any masks. I felt very uncomfortable and very unsafe. They were not courteous even thinking about the dangerous pandem...More
August 21, 2020Solo travel
Bus was quick and convenient
Passenger behavior. Several empty seats had items placed on them as those someone was sitting there, including the seat in front of which was leaned all the way back. It wasn’t until we started down the road that I realized the seat truly was empty and I could lean ov...More
May 29, 2020Visiting family
To watch movies
May 2, 2020Solo travel
The seats and entertainment or lack thereof. You have TVs that don’t work.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Barons Bus buses have WiFi?

Yes, Barons Bus offers WiFi on their buses. Although most trips with Barons Bus will have WiFi as advertised, some buses might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Barons Bus WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the bus?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Barons Bus buses. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Barons Bus might sometimes use replacement bus vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Barons Bus's schedule?

On a typical day, Barons Bus has 5585 scheduled bus trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Barons Bus does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the bus?

Yes, Barons Bus requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the bus. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Are there bathrooms on Barons Bus buses?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Barons Bus buses. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages available?

Barons Bus does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most buses do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Do you have to print your Barons Bus ticket?

Yes, Barons Bus requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the bus. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most buses.

Does Barons Bus offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Barons Bus focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

Cheap Barons Bus tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 5,585 Barons Bus trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Barons Bus tickets start at just $3.00. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

Bridgeport to Fairmont
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