redBus is India’s largest bus tickets company and therefore, you will find the largest option of bus seats on the site. Some of the advantages of dealing with us are:
- You can choose your seat
- You can book your bus tickets online, by phone, or in person
- You can choose from over 1500+ bus operators
- You can choose from buses based on boarding points, timing and bus type
No, redBus does not require its customers to go through a registration process
Not at all! The price of the bus ticket is the same as you would get from the bus operator too.The price of hotel voucher is the same or sometimes discounted depending on the season/time.
It depends on the bus operator you have booked your ticket with. Even mTickets are available on redBus. For operators that support mTickets, the SMS that is sent to your mobile can be produced at the time of boarding and you will be allowed to travel.
For operators that do not support mTickets it is a must to take a printout of the e-ticket and produce it at the time of boarding. The e-ticket is sent to the e-mail ID provided at the time of boarding.
To know which operators are mTicket enabled, look for the mTicket icon under the mTicket column while searching for buses.
A copy of the ticket would have been sent to you by e-mail when you booked it. Please take a printout of that mail and produce it at the time of boarding. If you have not received the ticket e-mail, please call any of our call centers and our executive will re-send you a copy by mail.
An mTicket is an SMS that is sent to your mobile on booking a ticket with select operators. This SMS has the TIN number and the PNR number along with other ticket related information. It can be used to board the bus. Please note that not all operators accept mTickets. To know which operators are mTicket enabled, look for the mTicket icon under the mTicket column while searching for buses.
You can generate your mTicket online. Click on the Print/SMS ticket link on the home page on www.redBus.in. Enter your TIN number mentioned on the e-ticket we e-mailed you. Choose the SMS option and click on Submit. In case you don’t have a copy of the e-ticket either, contact our call center and our executive will assist you.
Sure you can. Please contact our call center and our executive will send you the mTicket on your desired number.
Not at all! A passenger can use any card to pay for the ticket, not necessarily their own. However, please note that the passenger in whose name the ticket is booked should carry a proof of his identity (along with the ticket) at the time of boarding the bus.
The different payment options are
Transactions on redBus will appear as REDBUS.IN, www.redbus.in in your bank statement.
Transactions on redBus are very safe. We employ the best-in-class security and the transactions done are secure. Apart from being certified by Verisign, redBus uses Secure Socket Layers (SSL) data encryption. Using SSL ensures that the information exchanged with us is never transmitted unencrypted, thus protecting the information from being viewed by unauthorized individuals.
Most of the tickets can be cancelled online. However, there are some tickets that can only be cancelled through our call center.
However please note that the cancellation fee and cancellation period may differ for specific bus services. Please contact any of our executives for cancellation details on any specific service.
You need to click on the cancellation link provided on our home page. Enter your ticket number and the e-mail ID that was provided at the time of booking and click on cancel ticket.
redBus provides a 100% refund if the bus is missed due to either redBus or its’ partner company's fault. However, if the bus is missed due to any other reason not directly related to redBus no refund is provided.
The refund is provided as per with our cancellation policy. The refund can be credited to the source of payment (Example: debit card, credit card, net banking) or credited to redBus wallet. Wallet credit can be used for bus booking in future (within 6 months of cancellation).
For details on Insurance please refer to Insurance Terms