Busbud

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Busbud makes bus travel easy. By connecting travellers to bus operators, Busbud makes it a breeze to search, compare and book city-to-city bus tickets, anywhere in the world. Busbud.com and the free mobile application are the most comprehensive source of city-to-city bus schedules and tickets around the world, gathering schedules for over 10 00 cities in 89 countries, in 11 languages and 21 currencies.
TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQMontréal, CA
Websitebusbud.com
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)53(-3%)
Job Openings3
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Key People/Management at Busbud

LP Maurice

LP Maurice

CEO
Michael Gradek

Michael Gradek

CTO
Frederic Thouin

Frederic Thouin

Chief Data Scientist, Co-Founder
Thomas Geissmann

Thomas Geissmann

VP Revenue at Busbud
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Busbud Office Locations

Busbud has offices in Montréal and Madrid
Montréal, CA (HQ)
5425 Casgrain
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Busbud Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2011

Busbud total Funding

$39 m

Busbud latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Busbud investors

Busbud's latest funding round in September 2020 was reported to be $15 m. In total, Busbud has raised $39 m
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Busbud Operating Metrics

Jan, 2018Sep, 2020

Cities

16 k21 k

Countries

7580

Routes

3.8 m
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Busbud Online and Social Media Presence

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Busbud News and Updates

Online Bus Ticketing Service Market 2020 Booming Worldwide With Eminent Key Players Busbud, Inc., BusOnlineTicket.com, Buupass.com, FlixMobility GmbH, GotoBus.com, MAKEMYTRIP PVT. LTD., megabus.com, Omio, Redbus.in, Wanderu Inc

Global Online Bus Ticketing Service Industry Report 2020 is a professional and in-depth survey on the current state of the Online Bus Ticketing Service Market. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The …

Following COVID-19 layoffs, Busbud looks to evolve business with $15 million Series C

Busbud, a Montréal-based travel startup specializing in intercity bus tickets, has raised a $15 million Series C round of financing, bringing the startup’s total...

Busbud nabs $11 mln Series B

Montreal, Québec-based Busbud, an online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 1.4 million bus routes worldwide, has raised $11 million in Series B funding. The lead investor was iNovia Capital with Teralys, Claridge, Plaza Ventures, Erik Blachf…

Busbud Blogs

Orléans Express launched buses between Ottawa and Montreal

After the departure of Greyhound Canada, the Ottawa – Montreal route was not operated by any major bus company anymore. Passengers who wanted to travel that route had to use shuttles or other modes of transportation such as trains and rental cars. A new company for the Ottawa ⇿ Montreal route Starti…

The end of the road for Greyhound Canada: What are the alternatives?

What’s happening with Greyhound Canada? After nearly a century of connecting Canadian towns and cities, Greyhound Canada has permanently ceased all operations as of the 13th of May 2021. The hardships of the Global Pandemic, coupled with declining demands for travel, has forced the well known and lo…

Fall in love with Québec’s fiery foliage this season

Enjoy the magic of fall The onset of fall is a surefire reason to dust off that favourite soup recipe, sip a soothing chai latte, and slowly ease into the most visually stunning time of year. As we trade in the fast-paced madness of the first half of the year, there’s no better time to […] The post …

Travelling safely during COVID-19: How to explore Spain’s hidden secrets

Spain gets ready for tourism After 3 months of lockdowns and restrictions, Spain’s State of Emergency officially ended on the 21st of June. Travel restrictions have been eased and the sun-drenched Mediterranean country is getting back on track to being a firm favourite for holiday-makers. Tourists h…

Travel Restrictions: Can I vacation during COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we travel. As the world comes to terms with what can only be described as a “new normal”, there are more travel restrictions worldwide now than ever before. Here at Busbud, we understand that travel has to continue,  that’s why we’re here to help you through…

Travel to Portugal: A guide to safe travel during COVID-19

Portugal welcomes tourists Europe is gradually reopening its borders to tourism after months of lockdowns, quarantines and COVID-19 travel restrictions. As the continent is adjusting to a new normal, Portugal is open and ready to welcome tourists once again. If you’re thinking of travelling to Portu…
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Busbud Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Busbud founded?

    Busbud was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Busbud key executives?

    Busbud's key executives are LP Maurice, Michael Gradek and Frederic Thouin.

  • How many employees does Busbud have?

    Busbud has 53 employees.

  • Who are Busbud competitors?

    Competitors of Busbud include Amtrak, 12Go and Ritco Travels and Tours.

  • Where is Busbud headquarters?

    Busbud headquarters is located at 5425 Casgrain, Montréal.

  • Where are Busbud offices?

    Busbud has offices in Montréal and Madrid.

  • How many offices does Busbud have?

    Busbud has 2 offices.