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APSRTC Bus Routes & Timings

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Hyderabad to Vijayawada00:1023:57BOOK NOW
Hyderabad to Vijayrai01:0023:59BOOK NOW
Vijayawada to Hyderabad00:1523:59BOOK NOW
Bangalore to Tirupati03:0023:55BOOK NOW
Tirupati to Bangalore00:1523:59BOOK NOW
Bangalore to Ananthapur00:3023:57BOOK NOW
Bangalore to Kadapa04:2023:55BOOK NOW
Visakhapatnam to Anakapalle05:0023:45BOOK NOW
Visakhapatnam to Rajahmundry00:1523:30BOOK NOW
Gajuwaka to Annavaram00:2523:45BOOK NOW


Q: What is the Total Number of Routes covered by APSRTC on daily basis?
A: APSRTC covers 30659 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
Q: What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by APSRTC?
A: There are 14262 Night Service Buses run by APSRTC.
Q: What are the popular routes of APSRTC buses?
A: Some of the popular routes of APSRTC buses are Hyderabad to Vijayawada, Hyderabad to Vijayarai, Vijayawada to Hyderabad, Bangalore to Tirupati, Ananthapur to Bangalore, Vellore to Tirumala, and much more.
Q: What is the bus fare of an APSRTC ticket when travelling from Bengaluru to Tirupati?
A: The APSRTC Bengaluru to Tirupati bus ticket price starts from Rs. 463 to Rs. 1,999. Prices vary depending on the type of bus and the amenities offered.
Q: What are the various APSRTC bus types that can be booked on the redBus platform?
A: The different types of APSRTC buses that can be booked on the redBus platform are Express Buses, Super Luxury (Non-ac, 2 + 2 Push Back), Ultra-Deluxe (Non-ac, 2+2 Push Back), Indra (A.C. Semi Sleeper), Amaravathi (Volvo / Scania A.C Multi Axle), Saptagiri Express, Garuda (Volvo / Isuzu A.C. Semi Sleeper), Night Rider (Seater Cum Sleeper), Vennela (A.C. Sleeper), Garuda Plus (Volvo / Benz A.C Multi Axle), Metro Luxury A/C, Super Luxury Ac ( 2+2 Push Back), and Garuda (Volvo / Benz A.C. Semi Sleeper).
Q: Are there any stage carriers when travelling from Andhra Pradesh to Telangana?
A: Currently, the APSRTC officials are engaged in talks with their Telangana counterparts to provide stage carriers for people returning home for Dasara.
Q: Should I book my APSRTC bus ticket at the offline counter or on the redBus app/website?
A: With COVID-19 spreading throughout the country, people should book their bus tickets on the redBus app or website. Apart from avoiding queues and crowds at the ticket counter, customers can view several bus options, and they can get cashback and discounts when they book their bus tickets through the redBus app or website.
Q: Are there APSRTC buses operating between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana?
A: Currently, the two states are at an impasse due to COVID-19. Buses are currently not operating between the two states. But, visit the redBus app or website to stay up-to-date or Pre-register for a bus ticket on your desired route, and you will be notified when the route opens again.
Q: What is the shortest & the longest route covered by APSRTC?
A: Shortest route is Srisailam to Bhadrachalam and Longest route is Rajahmundry to Bhadrachalam
Q: I do not own a credit card. How can I securely book tickets on APSRTC online?
A: Do not worry if you do not have a credit card. You can book APSRTC tickets online on redBus using a debit card or internet banking as well as these are both other viable options that are equally secure. Your payment data is encrypted and inaccessible by unauthorized people.
Q: What are the best options for buses while traveling long distances from Andhra Pradesh?
A: For traveling longer distances, APSRTC offers a number of options that include Super Luxury, Amaravathi AC, Vennella AC sleeper, Garuda AC, Garuda Plus Multiaxle AC, Indra AC, Scania Desire AC, and City Buses. These buses typically ply on various routes in Andhra Pradesh and are well known for their comfort and service.
Q: How can I track the bus during my journey?
A: The ”Track my Bus” feature offers APSRTC live tracking to a passenger or their family members where a tracking link is shared with you on the day of your journey. Once the bus has left its depot or has started from the main boarding point, you can track the route and status of the bus on the live link given to you. This is particularly useful for passengers who are scheduled to board the bus at a bus stop other than the main depot.
Q: What are the types of amenities provided to passengers on APSRTC buses?
A: While the amenities provided to passengers may differ across different bus operators, most APSRTC buses provide blankets and a pillow, water bottles, air-conditioning, air fresheners, wet napkins, disposable seat covers, an overhead reading light, charging point, CCTV cameras, personal TV in some cases, snacks, and live tracking facility.
Q: My travel plans were canceled at the last moment due to personal reasons. Am I eligible for a full refund?
A: While most cancellations are allowed up to an hour before the bus departs, policies can be subject to your bus operator’s terms and conditions. If you cancel your APSRTC bus ticket booking before the bus departs the boarding location, you are eligible for a refund according to the cancellation policy. However, once the bus has left the depot or the main boarding junction, you cannot cancel your ticket and are not eligible for a refund.
Q: Does APSRTC online ticket booking service allow me to book a waitlisted ticket on redBus?
A: Yes, in case you want to travel on a particular bus of your choice you can book waiting list tickets in case all seats are full. You are required to pay the entire amount of your ticket during the time of booking and you are given a wait-list number that will be confirmed against cancellations made by other passengers. Ticket confirmations are provided on a first come first serve basis and passengers are informed about the status of their booking, whether it is confirmed or not, three hours before departure. For unconfirmed tickets, refunds are issued for the same.
Q: Can I avail a discount if I book round trip tickets at the same time?
A: Discounts are applicable based on the bus operator you’ve chosen to travel with and are only applicable on selective bus routes. If you book your return journey along with your onward journey, both in a single transaction, then you’re eligible for a 10% discount on your fare. This percentage is updated on a regular basis so please visit the website or download the app to know about the latest discounts and offers.
Q: Am I allowed to travel on an APSRTC bus without a print out of my e-ticket?
A: Most APSRTC buses provide a mTicket at the time of booking along with the details to your registered mobile address and mobile number. The e-ticket or mTicket is valid when presented to the bus conductor on your mobile, laptop, or tablet. However, you also need to produce a valid identity proof at the time of boarding the bus, without which you may not be allowed to travel.
Q: I lost my bags while traveling on a bus. Where do I file a complaint?
A: APSRTC buses do not take responsibility for loss of baggage or personal goods. It is the passenger's responsibility to take care of their belongings.
Q: What is a valid proof of identity that I can present while traveling on an APSRTC bus?
A: You can furnish a PAN Card, voter ID card, passport, driving license, or ration card while traveling on an APSRTC bus.
Q: How can I travel to Andhra from Telanaga this Dasara in the absence of direct APSRTC buses between the cities?
A: APSRTC is running special buses from various places on the border of Telangana state such as Garikapadu, Panchalingala, Vadapalli, Kallugudem and Jeelugumilli to numerous places in Andhra State. You can take local transport to cross the state border and then take an APSRTC bus to your destination.
Q: What is the current seating plan in APSRTC buses after easing lockdown rules?
A: Earlier APSRTC buses were running on 50% occupancy as per the lockdown norms. After easing in lockdown, the APSRTC buses will be running in full seating capacity with no standing passengers allowed to travel. The passengers first occupy the window seats and then the remaining seats as more people board the bus.
Q: What type of buses are run by APSRTC for a comfortable night journey on long routes?
A: APSRTC to ensure a comfortable night journey on long routes have many types of comfortable buses such as Vennela A/C sleeper, Garuda A/C coach and Amaravathi A/C buses. Vennela A/C Sleeper buses provide two-tier accommodation for passengers to sleep comfortably during the night.
Q: How to book an APSRTC bus ticket to avoid the crowd at the bus counter in these COVID-19 times?
A: To avoid crowds at the APSRTC bus counters, APSRTC online booking of tickets is best. You can easily do your APSRTC online ticket booking on redBus without standing in queues. redBus gives you several bus options with the convenience of booking tickets from anywhere; choose your preferred seats, pay with secure online methods and other discount offers.
Q: How can I travel from Tirupati to Tirumala for Brahmotsavam?
A: APSRTC provides a large number of buses between Tirupati and Tirumala during the 9-day long Brahmotsavam festival. The diatance is only 22 kilometers following a ghat road. APSRTC buses can be booked easily by using redBus website or app.
Q: How much luggage is allowed on APSRTC buses?
A: APSRTC allows free luggage that weighs up to 50 kg/passenger. This rule applies to both commercial and non-commercial items.
Q: Can I travel by APSRTC to Guntur for Mahashivratri?
A: Yes, you can travel to Guntur from different parts of Andhra Pradesh by APSRTC for Mahashivratri. To look for buses to Guntur online, open the redBus website/app.

APSRTC | Andhra Pradesh Covid-19 Travel Advisory

Sr. No. TitleInformation
1Lockdown ValidityUntil 20th June 2021
2Complete LockdownNo
3Relaxation Timings6 am to 2 pm
4Interstate travel restrictions Yes
5Intrastate travel restrictionsYes
6RT-PCR RequirementNo
7E-Pass RequirementYes
8Other RequirementsRegistration on Spandana website, Arogya Setu App


Total Number of APSRTC Buses: 11,678 

Owned by: Government of Andhra Pradesh

Started operating in: 1958

Head office: Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

Types of Services offered: Transit Bus, Intecity Bus

Popular Bus Services by APSRTC: Amaravati, Garuda Plus, Saptagiri, Night Rider, Metro Express, Vennela

Areas Served by APSRTC Buses: Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Puducherry, Telangana

APSRTC News | Latest News on APSRTC Buses

Updated on: 16th June 2021

  • The state of Andhra Pradesh has extended the lockdown until 20th June 2021. There is a curfew imposed in Andhra Pradesh and APSRTC public transport buses will be running only between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m.. 
  • APSRTC buses have suspended all services to other states and will be operating only for their respective districts and neighbouring districts in Andhra Pradesh.
  • The state of Andhra Pradesh has imposed strict travel restrictions on interstate and intrastate travelers. Travelers to Andhra Pradesh will require to register online up to 72 hours before travel on the Spandana website.
  • APSRTC is to alter some of its bus schedules across Andhra Pradesh based on the fluctuating number of people opting for public transport during Covid-19 crisis. 
  • Amid Coronavirus Crisis, APSRTC has decided to launch new non-AC sleeper buses to curb the contraction of the virus.
  • APSRTC is likely to launch electric buses on some of the routes in Andhra Pradesh.

APSRTC Online Reservation

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC), originally founded as Nizam State Rail & Road Transport Department (NSR-RTD), in June 1932 started as a department of Nizam State Railway with 27 buses and 166 staff. APSRTC eventually gained momentum, and within the last 78 years, it increased its fleet size to 14123 buses and has more than 692 bus shelters. APSRTC has also received 2 national awards for its great passenger services and 3 Bus India awards for constantly growing customer satisfaction.

This massive fleet of APSRTC buses serves more than 75 lakh passengers every day, connecting 14000 villages to major cities and towns across the state. APSRTC services are not just limited to the state but also cater to movement in the neighboring states such as Telangana, Karnataka, Odisha, and Tamil Nadu. This whole operation is fragmented into 4 zones and is managed by 12 regional level Managers.

Amenities on APSRTC

APSRTC is among the industry leaders in the bus transportation services in Andhra Pradesh. It is known for providing the best in class bus services for daily commuters. It doesn’t believe in compromising with the safety and comfort of its passengers and provides one of the most affordable bus services in the state. APSRTC has also always pushed for better inter-city services across Andhra Pradesh and surveys are taken in order to know the passengers' needs. APSRTC online booking using redBus makes it easier for passengers to book a bus ticket. APSRTC online tickets can be booked 30 days in advance, which enables the passengers plan their upcoming trip really well.

The buses run under APSRTC are generally equipped with all the necessary amenities required to make your travel safer and convenient. The set of amenities might vary depending upon the type of accommodation booked by you. APSRTC bus bookings generally provide you with amenities such as:

  • Charging socket
  • Mineral water bottles
  • Blankets
  • Air conditioner
  • Central television
  • Air freshener
  • Disposable seat covers, etc.

With the help of online bus booking portals like redBus, APSRTC has been a pioneer in excellent digital payment for bus booking and has recently received Digital Technology Sabha Award consecutively for the third time in 2020-2021.

Popular Travel Routes Covered by APSRTC

APSRTC covers more than 30,600 routes on a regular basis. Some of the popular travel routes covered by APSRTC buses are as following:

The shortest and longest routes covered include Srisailam to Bhadrachalam & Rajahmundry to Bhadrachalam. You can easily check the APSRTC bus timings for buses traveling in your route using the redBus portal.

Types of APSRTC Buses

APSRTC online booking provides you with numerous bus options to choose from for your travel destination. Some of the most prominent buses offered by APSRTC include Vennela A/C sleeper, Garuda Plus (Multiaxle A/C), Scania Desire A/C buses, City buses, Super Luxury, Amaravathi A/C. All the buses are selected based on the comfort and safety quotient of the passengers and aims to provide the most comfortable travel experience. Let’s take a look at some specifications.

  • Vennela A/C Sleeper: The Vennela A/C sleeper features a two-tier accommodation and is designed to carry a maximum of 24 passengers.
  • Garuda A/C Coach: The Garuda A/C Coach provides a luxurious travel experience to its passengers by featuring amenities such as air suspension, pushback seats, reading lamps, audio, and video entertainment, etc.
  • Amaravathi A/C: The Amravathi A/C bus is a 47 seater A/C sleeper coach that usually services night hours and is equipped with all necessary amenities required to make the travel comfortable and safe.
  • Scania Desire A/C bus: The Scania Desire A/C bus is best suited for passengers who are traveling on a low-budget but need air conditioning in their accommodations.

Popular Cities Covered by APSRTC

APSRTC buses cover more than 43.4 lakh kilometers daily covering more than 30,000 routes. Some of the most popular cities covered by these buses include:

apsrtc buses - popular cities covered

Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with APSRTC

You can make APSRTC ticket booking for traveling to surrounding states and cities like:

Shirdi is among the most popular pilgrimage destinations that you can easily visit by making APSRTC online bus booking. In addition to this, you can also visit other popular pilgrimage sites like Tirupati, Annavaram, Mangalagiri, Srisailam, Dwaraka Tirumala, etc. Pilgrims from all around the country book APSRTC bus tickets to travel to Tirumala for the famous Brahmotsavam festival . APSRTC also offers special darshan tickets on this occasion. APSRTC has also recetly declared to run 322 new buses to Srikalahasthi, Kailasakona, Talakona, Avanthi, Mallayya konda, Sadasivakona, Mallapa konda, Mogili, Jhuri, Siddeshwara kona, Gudimallam and Tavalam in Chittoor district on the occasion of Shivratri festival.

APSRTC Online - popular pilgrimage destinations

Safety+ is a feature by redBus that reinforces our attempt to ensure safer bus travel. It allows bus operators to showcase their compliance with Covid-19 measures across their staff and vehicles. While booking, users can use the Safety+ mark to identify buses that follow these measures outlined by the government of India.

Buses tagged with the Safety+ sign are disinfected regularly, are operated by staff members that wear face masks and gloves, and are installed with hand sanitizers.

As part of this move against the coronavirus, redBus requests all its users to maintain social distancing and observe personal hygiene. If you are travelling, make sure you are wearing a face mask at all times, washing your hands regularly, and not touching your face. In case you are unwell, please postpone your travel plans.


Initiatives Taken by APSRTC to Curb the Spread of Coronavirus

  • No blankets are provided in all AC buses.
  • The temperature is to be maintained between 24-25 degrees Centigrade in all AC buses.
  • Curtains are removed from all the buses.

All AC passengers are requested to cooperate with APSRTC to curb the spread of Coronavirus.

APSRTC Live Tracking

With redBus, it's extremely easier to track your APSRTC bus live. The 'Track My Bus ' feature on redBus allows passengers to enable live tracking for APSRTC buses. While booking a bus on the selected route, one has to look for the APSRTC buses enabled with live tracking feature. 30 minutes prior to the journey, a tracking link will be sent to the passengers on their chosen contact details through which they can get the live status of their APSRTC bus.

Book an APSRTC online e-ticket via redBus to have a safe journey across Andhra Pradesh and neighbouring states.

Is it safe to travel in Andhra Pradesh right now?

Andhra Pradesh is a big city with a 4.94 crore population. From the onset of the pandemic up till now, the state has seen around 15.2 Lac cases of COVID-19 out of which 9,09,940+ people have recovered. Currently, there are 44,686 active COVID cases in May. Considering the second wave of Covid-19, new travel guidelines are released by the state government and RT-PCR has been mandated for interstate travelers. Passengers can travel in and around Andhra Pradesh using APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) buses with a negative RT-PCR certificate. These buses provide travel services to Odisha, Vijayawada, Karnataka, Anantapur, and Proddatur with Telangana to be soon on the list. Every passenger on the bus is required to carry their Aadhar Card with them. Passengers will also have to comply with the measures of social distancing along with the mandatory use of masks. Necessary precautions are being taken up by the travel service for the safety of passengers. The state-wise COVID updates for Andhra Pradesh are also available on redBus that customers can look into before booking to ensure a safe travel journey.

If you're planning to travel to Andhra Pradesh by an APSRTC bus during the Covid-19 pandemic, make sure to go through Andhra Pradesh travel guidelines in detail.  

Top APSRTC Bus Tickets

APSRTC Bus RoutesAverage Ticket PriceAverage Duration
Hyderabad to VijayawadaINR 4006 hours
Hyderabad to VijayraiINR 4707 hours 20 min
Vijayawada to HyderabadINR 5006 hours
Bangalore to TirupatiINR 3006 hours 10 min
Tirupati to BangaloreINR 3626 hours 15 min

How to Book an APSRTC bus on redBus

APSRTC online ticket booking has been made simpler with redBus. You can easily make an APSRTC online booking using the redBus website or its mobile application in a few simple steps.

  • Visit the redBus website or open the mobile application
  • Enter your travel route details in the “From” and “To” section on the online portal
  • After feeding your travel details, you will need to mention the date of journey
  • Now you just have to click on the “Search” button on the right
  • Use the ‘filters’ on the right-hand side to filter the bus options down to only APSRTC buses
  • You will need to select a seat as per your preference and availability
  • Now click on the “Proceed to Book” button
  • You will have to enter personal details in the “Passenger Info” & “Contact Info” section
  • You can enter an Offer Code that you have before proceeding to the payment section

After following the above-mentioned steps, you will need to make a payment and confirm your ticket bookings. You will receive a ticket on your mobile number and email address mentioned in the contact information section earlier. You can even insure your travel journey that covers accidents and loss of luggage for a nominal fee.

APSRTC Bus Types

The various types of buses run by APSRTC are:

  • SUPER LUXURY AC ( 2+2 Push Back)
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