KSRTC (Karnataka)

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KSRTC (Karnataka) Bus Top Routes & Timings

Bus Routes

Bus Timings

Bus Fare

MangaloreBangalore

First Bus
05:31

Last Bus
23:45

₹420 onwards


BangaloreMangalore

First Bus
06:05

Last Bus
23:50

₹420 onwards


BangaloreTirupathi

First Bus
04:30

Last Bus
23:59

₹351 onwards


BangaloreDavanagere

First Bus
04:30

Last Bus
23:59

₹339 onwards


TirupathiBangalore

First Bus
07:31

Last Bus
23:56

₹351 onwards


BangaloreMysore

First Bus
01:30

Last Bus
23:59

₹202 onwards


HubliBelgaum

First Bus
01:00

Last Bus
23:00

₹155 onwards


BangaloreBc Road

First Bus
06:05

Last Bus
23:50

₹388 onwards


Bc RoadBangalore

First Bus
06:30

Last Bus
23:30

₹388 onwards


BangaloreChitradurga

First Bus
02:15

Last Bus
23:59

₹261 onwards


BangaloreHubli

First Bus
06:15

Last Bus
23:36

₹519 onwards


BangaloreShimoga(Karnataka)

First Bus
06:00

Last Bus
23:58

₹324 onwards


BelgaumHubli

First Bus
01:15

Last Bus
22:45

₹155 onwards


HubliDharwad

First Bus
00:20

Last Bus
23:45

₹65 onwards


ChitradurgaBangalore

First Bus
01:00

Last Bus
23:59

₹261 onwards


KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation)

AbhiBus Is a Recognized Official Bus Booking Partner of KSRTC (Karnataka RTC)

Karnataka RTC was established on 12th September 1948, KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) is a government bus service known for providing comfortable and safe journeys to passengers. With a fleet of more than 8,348 buses, including various KSRTC bus models such as Volvo, Volvo Multi Axle, Volvo City, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Benz Multi Axle, and Corona Sleeper bus, KSRTC caters to both air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned buses categories.

Karnataka KSRTC covers major routes across several states like Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. KSRTC has gained recognition for its punctuality, good staff behavior, and hygienic bus interiors. Some noteworthy routes served by Karnataka RTC include Bangalore to Belgaum, Bangalore to Chennai,Bangalore to Coimbatore, Bangalore to Dharmasthala, Bangalore to Hubli and Mysore to Hyderabad bus routes.

To streamline road transportation operations and enhance convenience for passengers, the Karnataka government has prioritized digital transformation. As a result, KSRTC offers a user-friendly online bus ticket booking system, simplifying the process for the travelers. KSRTC ensures efficient transportation services across its 17 districts, spanning over 3,000 destinations in India.

Frequently Asked Questions Of KSRTC (Karnataka) Bus Booking

Q - How many buses does KSRTC have?

A - KSRTC has a fleet of around 8280 buses. The KSRTC has an excellent track record of plying buses on time and covering more distance than other state-run road transport companies.

Q - Does KSRTC have Sleeper buses?

A - Yes, KSRTC has sleeper buses. The KSRTC Sleeper Bus service is available in the intra-state routes. There are currently 10 sleeper bus services in the state. Their main advantage is that they are cheap and cover longer distances.

Q - Is KSRTC bus available to Bangalore?

A - Yes.KSRTC Bus is available to Bangalore. It takes approximately 5 hours to reach Bangalore by KSRTC Bus. For Bangalore you can book tickets in advance by visiting AbhiBus website or App.

Q - What is the age limit for half ticket in KSRTC?

A - Children of age group 6 or under are allowed to travel for free of cost.and children from 6 to 12 years of age have a discounted fare, and those aged above 12 will be charged an adult rate.

Q - Are KSRTC buses running today in Karnataka?

A - Yes, KSRTC announced that starting July 23, buses will be completely operational in all routes across the state of Karnataka.

Q - What is the PNR number in a KSRTC bus ticket?

A - PNR stands for Passenger Name Record. It is a 10-digit number identity code associated with a passengers bus ticket and can be used to keep track of all their travels.

Q - How can I book my seat on the KSRTC bus?

A - You can book your seat on the KSRTC buses through the KSRTC online booking system. You can access the KSRTC buses at AbhiBus website or App. The passenger will select the seat of his choice based on the availability.

Q - How do I download my KSRTC e ticket?

A - Visit AbhiBus website and go to My Booking and click on the print ticket link on the main menu bar. All the booked tickets will be displayed. Select the ticket which is to be printed.

Q - How to cancel a ksrtc bus ticket?

A - Log in to the AbhiBus website member account. Select u201cCancel Bookingu201d if you want to cancel the booking.

Q - What are the cancellation charges for KSRTC online booking?

A - Cancellation fee depends on the time after booking. If you cancel between 72 hours and up to 24 hours before departure time, 25% of the basic fare will be charged and 50% of the basic fare Between 24 hours and up to two hours before departure time and NO REFUND for less than two hours before departure time and at/after the departure time

Q - What is the Concession for Senior Citizens in KSRTC buses?

A - If you are a senior citizen aged 60 and above, you can avail 25% concession in your bus fare if you are a permanent resident of Karnataka only. You must produce any one of the following identity documents to avail this benefit: Senior Citizen ID which is issued by KSRTC, Identity card issued by the Physically Challenged and Senior Citizens Welfare Directorate, Driving License, Voter ID, Passport as well as an Identity Card that is issued by the authority or department of Karnataka.

Q - How to book KSRTC volvo bus tickets online?

A - Visit AbhiBus website or App and follow the steps to book tickets online. Here you will see available seats in different classes. Select bus route, date, time and select volvo bus type. Here you will see available seats in different classes.You can also select the number of passengers. Choose the one you want and move to the next page. You can then make your payment and collect tickets from the point of booking.

Q - Is KSRTC a government?

A - KSRTC is owned by the government of Karnataka.The KSRTC provides transport services to the public in the state of Karnataka.

Q - Does KSRTC bus have a toilet?

A - Unfortunately, KSRTC buses do not have a toilet as they are old and very few buses are under maintenance. Also, they are not parked in the depot at night, so they cannot be cleaned.

Q - Does KSRTC allow pets?

A - KSRTCbuses do not allow pets when travelling. However, some luxury and special class buses are fitted with cages suitable for transporting pets. Passengers are requested to carry the proper vaccination certificates. Allowable limit of weight and size is fixed. For further details please contact the nearest KSRTC station.

Q - How many Volvo buses are there in KSRTC?

A - There are about 529 Volvo buses in this company. Volvo buses are the most popular ones in Karnataka. In terms of number of buses, KSRTC is the next largest company in India which provides Volvo buses.

Q - What is Ksrtc Airavat AC bus?

A - KSRTC Airavat is a new AC bus service with multiple facilities including a fully air-conditioned interior, comfortable seating and a lot of leg room.

Q - What are the top bus routes in KSRTC?

A - Some popular bus routes of KSRTC are Bangalore to Hyderabad bus, Bangalore to Chennai bus, Bangalore to Mysore bus, Bangalore to Mangalore, Bangalore to Vijayawada, and Bangalore to Coorg etc.

Q - What is the club class bus type in Ksrtc?

A - Club Class includes comfy luxury buses which provide the most comfortable mode of travel while you are on the road. These buses can be used for long distance travels, and they typically come with LED TVs, better luggage space and a special emergency door in place to add to your overall safety. Each Club Class bus has 53 passenger seats, and best of all there is extra luggage room that can store up more than 10 cubic meters under the seating area.

Q - What is the flybus in Ksrtc bus types?

A - KSRTC Fly Bus is a luxury bus service available from Bengaluru airport to Mysuru, Madikeri, Coimbatore, and Kundapura. It comes with in-bus entertainment and plenty of amenities including live display of flight timings, wifi access, pantry facilities, toilets etc.

About Karnataka RTC (KSRTC) 

Founded: August 1961
Headquarters: Shantinagara, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Owned by: Government of Karnataka
Key People: M. Chandrappa; (Chairman); S. N. Eshwarappa; (Vice-Chairman)
Type of Business: Public Sector Corporation under the Ministry of Transport of the State Government of Karnataka 
KSRTC Bus Stations: 164
KSRTC Karnataka Staff: 37618
Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation Bus Types: Ambaari Dream Class, Flybus, Airavat, Airavat Bliss, Airavat Superia, Rajahamsa, Suhasa, Ambaari Non A\C Sleeper, Corona, Sheethal, Vaibhav, Gramantara Sarige & Nagara Sarige. 
KSRTC Karnataka General Enquiry / Call Centre: 080-26252625
Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation Operating Bu Service to Interstate: Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Puducherry
KSRTC Corporate Offices at Bangalore: Bangalore Urban, Bangalore Rural, Chickballapur, Ramanagar, Kolar, , Tumkur, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Shivamogga, Mangalore, Mysore, Udupi, Mandya, Chikmagalur, Hassan, Coorg & Chamarajnagar.


KSRTC Karnataka Online Booking

KSRTC, headquartered in Bangalore, is a renowned public bus transportation service provider in Karnataka. KSRTC offers convenient and affordable transportation services within and around the state. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation operates through a three-tier system comprising the Corporate Office in Bangalore, 17 Division Offices, and 83 Depots. With a fleet size of 8,406 vehicles and a workforce of 34904 employees, KSRTC caters to an average of 12.93 lakh passengers daily. In terms of scale, KSRTC ranks fifth among all State Transport Undertakings (STUs) in the country. Moreover, it has consistently secured a position among the top 10 STUs in India in terms of service quality.


KSRTC Bus Types

Karnataka RTC KSRTC offers a variety of bus types to cater to the diverse needs of passengers. Here are some of the commonly available bus types provided by Karnataka RTC (KSRTC):

Airavat Club Class Buses: Airavat Club Class buses are luxury coaches with plush interiors, spacious seating arrangements, and additional amenities like individual entertainment screens, charging points, and onboard Wi-Fi. These buses provide a premium travel experience.

Express Buses: These buses are designed for fast and direct travel between major cities and towns. They have limited stops, providing a quicker journey for passengers.

Sheetal Buses: Sheetal buses are semi-sleeper coaches that provide a balance between comfort and affordability. They feature reclining seats and basic amenities for a comfortable journey.

Super Express Buses: Super Express buses offer a higher level of comfort and amenities compared to regular express buses. They are equipped with features like air conditioning, reclining seats, and onboard entertainment systems.

Corona Ambaari: Corona Ambaari buses are unique to KSRTC Karnataka and are known for their distinctive design and comfortable interiors. These buses are equipped with air conditioning, reclining seats, and other amenities.

Rajahamsa Buses: Rajahamsa buses are comfortable and affordable options for intercity travel. They offer standard amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning (in some buses), and luggage storage facilities.

The availability of these Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus types may vary depending on the specific route and demand. 


How to Book KSRTC Bus Ticket Online With AbhiBus?

AbhiBus provides a convenient platform for KSRTC bus online bookings, offering various payment options such as Credit Cards, Debit Cards, UPI and Net banking. Once you reserve your KSRTC bus booking online, you will receive a Mobile e-Ticket through SMS, WhatsApp, or email confirmation from AbhiBus. As the official ticket booking platform for Karnataka RTC KSRTC bus services, AbhiBus ensures that every online booking or transaction is simple, safe, and secure.

To book your KSRTC bus online booking, follow below step-by-step instructions:

  • Visit the AbhiBus KSRTC bus booking page or Mobile App.
  • Enter your travel route details in the "Leaving from city" and "Going to destination" fields along with the travel date.
  • If you want to book a return ticket as well, select the round trip checkbox.
  • Click on the "Search" button to view the list of available Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus services for your destination.
  • Utilize smart filters to refine your search according to your preferences and comfort. These filters include options for AC, Sleeper, Non-AC, Departure Time, Pricing, Seat Availability, Popularity, and more.
  • The KSRTC bus services will be displayed at the top of the list, along with the number of buses available. Choose your preferred seat from the available options by clicking on the drop-down box.
  • Select the service and pick the seat of your choice. Then, choose the boarding point and the dropping point.
  • If you have a Promo/Offer Discount Code, enter it before proceeding to the online payment section.
  • Fill in your personal details and proceed to payment.
  • Select your preferred mode of payment and complete the payment process.

             Note: All payments done on the AbhiBus Website or Mobile App are safe and secure.

  • Check your email for your e-ticket or mobile phone for your M-ticket if applicable. 

AbhiBus ensures a user-friendly checkout flow, allowing you to book your KSRTC bus ticket with ease. Enjoy a hassle-free experience while booking your KSRTC online ticket booking through AbhiBus.

Passengers can now easily obtain insurance for bus travel, which includes coverage for accidents and loss of luggage, by paying a small fee when booking Karnataka KSRTC government bus tickets online through AbhiBus. 

AbhiBus platform provides a convenient way for customers to access information about KSRTC bus routes, Karnataka RTC bus timings, ticket prices, as well as arrival and departure schedules. With AbhiBus, KSRTC bus reservations have become hassle-free, ensuring seamless ticket booking for our valued passengers.
 

Karnataka KSRTC Bus Live Tracking 

Looking for real-time KSRTC bus tracking? You've come to the right place! AbhiBus provides the feature to track KSRTC buses live location. This bus tracking tool allows you to know the bus's exact location and estimated arrival time at your stop. By utilizing a live bus tracking tool, you can efficiently plan your journey, reaching the boarding point just minutes before the bus arrives, thus avoiding long waiting times of 40 to 60 minutes.

To enhance your bus travel experience, book your KSRTC online bus booking in advance and secure your seats at AbhiBus. AbhiBus not only ensures convenience but also offers discounted ticket prices and enables hassle-free trip planning. With AbhiBus, you can easily book KSRTC bus tickets online and keep track of your bus live location.


KSRTC News | Latest News on KSRTC Buses

  • Ashok Leyland has secured a contract to deliver 1,225 buses to Karnataka State Transport for a total value of ₹522 crore.
  • KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) to start 2,000 buses for festive season travel in Karnataka and neighbouring states.
  • Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation has decided to launch 40 new non-AC sleeper buses ca(lled “Pallakki” to its fleet due to increased demand.
  • The KSRTC buses planning to operate premium buses from Wednesday for long weekend from April 14 to 17. Bangalore officials would deploy more than 200 buses to different destinations in Kerala, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry and Goa.
  • KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) will operate 7 special bus services to Kochi on April 13. One of bus service will run from Mysuru, remaining six will depart from Bengaluru.
  • KSRTC is planning to introduce Volvo bus service between Mangaluru and Mantralayam in AP on March 30.
  • KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) provided call centre service phone number 080-26252625 for any passengers suggestion/complaints and any other enquiry/information need. 
  • KSRTC will introduce new bus services to Hassan, Sirsi and Raichur from Mangaluru.


KSRTC Karnataka Bus Amenities 

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) also provides various amenities on their buses to enhance passenger comfort. While the specific amenities may vary depending on the type of bus and route, here are some common amenities offered by KSRTC:

  • Comfortable Seating
  • Air Conditioning 
  • TV/On-board Entertainment 
  • Charging Points
  • Luggage Storage
  • Clean Restrooms
  • Reading Lights
  • Curtains
  • GPS Tracking
  • Safety Measures
  • Disposable Seat Covers
  • Blankets

It's important to note that the availability of these amenities may vary depending on the type of bus, such as regular buses, Volvo buses or luxury buses as well as the specific route and service provided. 


Popular Cities Covered by KSRTC

Here are some of the popular cities covered by KSRTC in Karnataka.


Karnataka KSRTC Popular Bus Routes

You can find a few popular KSRTC bus routes here. Travellers can reserve KSRTC bus booking online with AbhiBus. There are various other private travel operators also serving buses for the below popular routes. 


Historical Places in Karnataka 

Karnataka, a state in southern India, is known for its rich cultural and historical heritage. Karnataka has witnessed the rule of the Mauryan Empire, the Nanda Empire, Kadambas, Western Gangas, Cholas, etc. which resulted in majestic history and innumerable historical places.

Here are some of the prominent historical places in Karnataka: 

  • Bangalore:- The Silicon Valley
  • Mirjan Fort:- Witness of Past Battles
  • Shimoga:- Historical Place blessed with nature
  • Hassan:- Temple-Architecture Capital of Karnataka
  • Bidar Fort:- Bidar Fort, located in the city of Bidar. 
  • Shravanabelagola: Shravanabelagola is an important Jain pilgrimage site in Karnataka.
  • Shravanabelagola: Shravanabelagola is an important Jain pilgrimage site in Karnataka.
  • Bijapur:- Bijapur, now known as Vijayapura, was the capital of the Adil Shahi dynasty.
  • Hampi:- Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire.
  • Belur and Halebidu Temples: Belur and Halebidu, located in Hassan district, are renowned for their Hoysala architecture.
  • Mysore Palace:- Located in the city of Mysore, the Mysore Palace is one of the most famous historical landmarks in Karnataka.
  • Badami Caves:- The Badami Caves, situated in the town of Badami, are a series of rock-cut caves dating back to the 6th century.
  • Srirangapatna: Srirangapatna, near Mysore, is a historical island fortress that was the capital of Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore.


Popular State Road Transport Corporations of India

India has several State Road Transport Corporations (SRTCs) that provide bus transportation services within their respective states. Some of the popular and well-known SRTCs in India include:


KSRTC (Karnataka) Bus Booking Cancellation Charges

The cancellation of an e-ticket is only permitted until one hour before the bus starts. If a customer cancels the KSRTC bus ticket, then partial cancellation charges are applicable with terms and conditions. Below are the details of partial KSRTC bus online booking cancellation charges 

  • Between 0-1 Hrs of Bus Start Time - 50% of the actual fare + Reservation charges + Service Charges (in case of e-tickets)
  • Between 2-24 Hrs of Bus Start Time  - 25% of the actual fare + Reservation charges + Service Charges (in case of e-tickets)
  • Between 24-48 Hrs of Bus Start Time  - 10% of the actual fare + Reservation charges + Service Charges (in case of e-tickets)
  • 48 hours before the bus departs  - Only reservation charges + Service Charges (in case of e-tickets)

KSRTC (Karnataka) Bus Live Tracking

Are you looking for KSRTC (Karnataka) Bus Live Tracking? You are at the right place to check real-time KSRTC (Karnataka) bus tracking on AbhiBus. You can use our live bus tracking feature to know exactly where the bus is and when it is estimated to arrive at the bus stop. Live bus tracking can help you plan how to reach the boarding point in a few minutes before the bus arrives at your bus stop or boarding point. In this way, you can avoid the waiting time of 40 to 60 minutes at your boarding point.

Book your KSRTC (Karnataka) Bus tickets online in advance and reserve your seats. It also gives you benefits of ticket pricing discount offers and helps you to plan hassle-free bus journeys. With ABhiBus get KSRTC (Karnataka) online bus ticket booking and check live bus track online status.


 

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Popular Cities for KSRTC (Karnataka) Buses
KSRTC (Karnataka) Major Boarding Points in Bangalore
  • Ananda Rao Circle
  • Bellandur
  • Hebbal
  • HSR Layout
  • Kalasipalyam
  • Kengeri Police Station
  • Kengeri Upanagar
  • Madiwala
  • Majestic
  • Marathahalli
  • Satellite Bus Stand
  • Silkboard
  • Electronic City- Opp c Flyover Starting Near Tollplaza
KSRTC (Karnataka) Major Boarding Points in Mysore
  • Gandhi Square
  • Infosys
  • JSS Medical College
  • Mandya
  • Mysore
  • Mysore Rural Bus Stand
  • Srirangapatna
KSRTC (Karnataka) Major Boarding Points in Hubli
  • Bypass hubli
  • Gaboor toll naka
  • Ganesh Travels & Tours Opp Basava Vana
  • Hubli
  • Hubli Bypass
  • Hubli Toll
  • Hubli - Karwar Bypass
  • Jakhar Travels Gabbur Circle Nandi Toll Bypass Road Hubli
  • Southern Tourist
  • Vidyanagara
KSRTC (Karnataka) Major Dropping Points in Bangalore
  • Marathahalli
  • Satellite Bus Stand
  • Silkboard
  • Ananda Rao Circle
  • Bangalore
  • Bellandur
  • Electronic City- Opp c Flyover Starting Near Tollplaza
KSRTC (Karnataka) Major Dropping Points in Mysore
  • Gandhi Square
  • Infosys Campus
  • JSS Medical College
  • Mandya
  • Mysore
  • Mysore Rural Bus Stand
  • Srirangapatna
KSRTC (Karnataka) Major Dropping Points in Hubli
  • Bypass hubli
  • Gaboor toll naka
  • Ganesh Travels & Tours Opp Basava Vana
  • Hubli
  • Hubli Bypass
  • Hubli Toll
  • Hubli - Karwar Bypass
  • Jakhar Travels Gabbur Circle Nandi Toll Bypass Road Hubli
  • Southern Tourist
  • Vidyanagara