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APSRTC Bus Routes & Timings

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Visakhapatnam to Annavaram02:0023:45BOOK NOW
Hyderabad to Vijayawada00:0123:58BOOK NOW
Visakhapatnam to Anakapalle02:0023:30BOOK NOW
Visakhapatnam to Rajahmundry00:0023:45BOOK NOW
Vijayawada to Hyderabad00:1523:59BOOK NOW
Vijayawada to Rajahmundry00:3023:55BOOK NOW
Visakhapatnam to Kakinada00:0023:45BOOK NOW
Kakinada to Visakhapatnam00:1523:59BOOK NOW
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Rajahmundry to Visakhapatnam00:3023:30BOOK NOW

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APSRTC Frequently Asked Questions

How can I know my APSRTC bus timings?
APSRTC( Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) bus timings can be checked from the official website and redBus, where you can live track your APSRTC bus.
What is the total number of routes that APSRTC offers buses for on a regular basis?
There are 106 Intra and inter-state routes that APSRTC offers buses for regularly.
How many buses does APSRTC have?
APSRTC reportedly has 22,596 buses that run regularly across the various routes in and around Andhra Pradesh.
Can we cancel APSRTC bus tickets?
APSRTC allows cancellation of tickets booked via online websites like redBus and offline counter bookings. However, a specific cancellation charge is applicable, which is usually based on the duration between the cancellation time and the time of the journey.
What is the minimum age for APSRTC bus tickets?
For children below five years of age, there is no separate ticket charge applicable in APSRTC. However, for children between the ages of 5 to 12, APSRTC charges half the ticket price of an adult.
Is there a senior citizen concession on APSRTC bus tickets?
Senior citizens who have crossed 60 years of age are entitled to a flat 25% concession on ticket prices at APSRTC.
How much luggage allowance is available for passengers in APSRTC?
Passengers in APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) are allowed to carry up to 50 kg of luggage per head.
Can I cancel a single ticket in APSRTC?
All bookings through redBus can be quickly canceled via signing in to the user's profile. Furthermore, tickets from a particular reservation can be canceled per the passenger's need.
How do I track my APSRTC bus on redBus?
While booking your APSRTC tickets, if you have opted for a live tracking bus, you will receive the tracking link in your registered and given point of contact’s number 30 minutes before the bus departs from its origin station.
What is the shortest route covered by APSRTC?
The shortest route covered by APSRTC is Srisailam to Bhadrachalam. You can easily check the APSRTC bus timings for buses traveling in your route using the redBus, an official APSRTC booking partner for bus tickets.
What is the longest route covered by APSRTC?
The longest route covered by APSRTC is from Rajahmundry to Bhadrachalam. You can quickly check the different APSRTC bus timings on redBus, an official APSRTC booking partner for bus reservations.

APSRTC Online Reservation

APSRTC is popular due to its adequate, safe and on-time bus services. Several types of buses run by APSRTC help in connecting different routes. APSRTC proficiently strives in maintaining its quality and delivering an affordable bus travel experience in the long run.


APSRTC online bus ticket booking has been made extremely easy and convenient by redBus, as now you can pre-book your bus tickets from the comfort of your home. APSRTC online bus ticket booking can be availed even without getting a physical or printed copy of your tickets. redBus issues M-tickets on every purchase, which are just as valid as physical tickets.

Learn more about the detailed step-by-step process to book an Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation APSRTC online bus ticket with redBus.

APSRTC News | Updated on 29 May 2023

Here are the latest news updates on the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) buses are: 

  • RTC depot manager RC Niranjan said that a special bus service will be run from Madanapally to Ooty via Bengaluru and Mysore during the summer vacations.
  • A new Star Liner non AC sleeper buses running between Tenali- Hyderabad. The buses will be started from Tenali bus stand.
  • APSRTC is operating special Indra A/C service between Kadapa to Goa
  • Buses from the Tanaku, Bhimavaram, Narsapuram, and Tadepalligundam terminals will be reserved for the Visakha Vihara Yatra.
  • On Sundays, devotees can take advantage of a special bus service organised in honour of Vishnu Shakti to go to the Bhimavaram, Palakollu, Penugonda, Antharvadi, Apannapalli, and Vadapalli Temples for Darshan.
  • Passengers travelling from Srikakulam to Anantapur in two buses with a layover at one bus stop can now board another RTC bus without any additional charges. This can be done by purchasing a multi-city ticket.
  • The APSRTC Alipiri depot has been allotted 100 EV vehicles as part of the state government's green mobility initiative, which also includes this measure.
  • In an effort to reduce carbon emissions in the pristine Tirumala hills, the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) rolled out 12 new electric buses on Tirupati-Kadapa routes on Monday. They were inaugurated by the chairman of the corporation, Mallikarjuna Reddy.
  • The APSRTC has excellent news for devotees who wish to attend the Arunachala Giri Pradakshina in Visakhapatnam. The APSRTC will operate special buses from Visakhapatnam to Arunachalam.
  • Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates special bus services from Kakinada to Raichur.
  • To improve the public transport connectivity between Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the agreement is signed by the Managing director of APSRTC and KSRTC to increase the fleet size of buses across these two states.
  • APSRTC offers a 25% discount for all the elderly and senior citizens on all types of APSRTC buses
  • APSRTC offers 10% discounts on booking the return journey ticket on all APSRTC buses.

About APSRTC - Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation

  • Owner: Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Started: In 1958
  • Headquarters: Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
  • Services offered: Transit Bus, Intercity Bus
  • Total Buses: 22,596
  • Subsidiaries: APSRTC City Buses, TSRTC, APSRTC courier, and Parcel Services
  • Revenue: Rs 13.06 Crores
  • Popular Bus Services: Amaravati, Garuda Plus, Sapthagiri, Night Rider, Metro Express, Vennela, Metro Luxury, Metro Luxury Semi Low Floor, Metro Deluxe, Ultra Pallevelugu, Pallevelugu, and City Ordinary
  • Operating States: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Puducherry, and Telangana
  • Areas Served: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Yanam (Puducherry ), and Telangana
  • Key People: Sri CH. D. Tirumala Rao, IPS (Vice-Chairman & Managing Director), Sri Pinipe Viswarup (Minister for Transport, Andhra Pradesh), Sri . A. Mallikarjuna Reddy (Chairman of APSRTC)
  • Type of Business: Public Sector Corporation under the Ministry of Transport of the State Government of Andhra Pradesh

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APSRTC Bus Live Tracking

redBus offers a "Track My Bus feature," in which you can track and search for APSRTC buses between two locations and check the live status of APSRTC buses with extreme ease and convenience. The 'Track My Bus ' feature on redBus allows passengers to enable live tracking for APSRTC buses. The feature comes in extremely handy whether you are a passenger or just keeping track of loved ones while they travel. All you have to do to avail of this feature is opt for APSRTC buses with a live tracking feature enabled while booking your tickets via redBus. Then, half an hour before the bus leaves the departure station, a tracking link will be shared on the passenger's chosen contact details through which the bus can be tracked throughout the journey. Then, book an APSRTC online e-ticket via redBus for hassle-free and safe travel across Andhra Pradesh and neighbouring states.

Top APSRTC Online Booking |Top Routes | RTC Bus Ticket Price

RoutePriceAvg. Travel Duration
Hyderabad to VijayawadaINR 4006 hours
Bengaluru to TirupatiINR 4707 hours 20 mins
Chittoor to BangaloreINR 5006 hours
Vellore to TirumalaINR 3006 hours 10 mins
Hyderabad to VijayaraiINR 3626 hours 15 mins

APSRTC Online Bus Ticket Booking

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC), founded initially as Nizam State Rail and Road Transport Department (NSR-RTD) in June 1932, started as a department of Nizam State Railway with 27 buses and 166 staff. However, APSRTC eventually gained momentum, and within the last 78 years, it increased its fleet size to 22,596 buses and has more than 692 bus shelters. The headquarter of APSRTC is located at the NTR Administrative Block of RTC House in Pandit Nehru bus station of Vijayawada. APSRTC also has a Logistics branch that has introduced a Door delivery facility from 1st September 2021 for couriers/parcels up to 10 kgs within a radius of 10 km for 84 locations.

APSRTC buses cover 38.59 lakhs km and carry 28.89 lakhs people to their desired daily routes. They connect 14,123 villages to all major towns and cities in Andhra Pradesh, constituting 95% of Road Transport. Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation has received two national awards for its excellent customer service and 3 Bus India awards for constantly growing customer satisfaction.

APSRTC buses serve more than 75 lakh passengers daily, connecting 14000 villages to major cities and towns across the state. The services are not just limited to the state but also cater to movement in the states such as Telangana, Karnataka, Odisha, and Tamil Nadu. This operation is divided into four zones: Vizianagaram, Vijayawada, Nellore, and Kadapa, which 12 regional managers manage. Here is the list of 12 regions of APSRTC, Anantapur, Chittoor, East Godavari, Guntur, Kadapa, Krishna, Kurnool, North Central region, Vizianagaram Region, Nellore, Prakasam, Visakhapatnam, West Godavari.

APSRTC also has about 700 bus shelters under its ownership. In addition, the official website of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation and its redBus site have updated details and hassle-free ticket booking options that can be accessed online.

APSRTC Bus Amenities

APSRTC buses are considered some of the most comfortable buses in the nation. While certain facilities may vary depending on the type of bus you choose, a few amenities are consistent regardless of the bus you book. Some of the most advantageous amenities provided by APSRTC buses are:

  • Reclining seat
  • Charging Point
  • WIFI
  • Blankets
  • Water Bottle
  • Snacks
  • Movie
  • Track My Bus
  • Emergency exit
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Hammer (to break glass)
  • Emergency Contact Number
  • Electronic Ticket(E-Ticket)

APSRTC launched Non AC Sleeper buses with the brand new name STAR LINER( Sleep Travel and Relax) with exceptional amenities like 2+1 sleeper coach, 30 soft cushion berths with back pads, charging points, reading lights, luggage racks for every birth, audio coach, and much more.

APSRTC Awards and Recognizations:

APSRTC is famous for its technology and innovation. Here is an a neighbouring list of awards won by Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation:

  • APSRTC won the SKOCH award for Digital Payments platform for citizen services and payment to vendors and suppliers in 2022
  • APSRTC won the technology Sabha Excellence Award in 2020, 2021, and 2022 for the IoT category.
  • Smart City Empowering India Awards - 2019 for Best Smart Mobility Project.
  • National Public Transport Excellence Awards 2019 for Digital Initiatives.
  • 2 National awards from 2019 ASRTU for the effective operation of buses.
  • 3 India bus awards for good Performance in different categories.

APSRTC Women's Safety Measure

Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation introduced women's safety precautions in all buses, such as prohibiting male passengers from booking seats next to ladies. To report an emergency, there is a separate page for women's safety in the APSRTC life tracking app. At the central bus stops, there are baby breastfeeding centres. Major bus terminals have police outposts. Customer service is available 24/7.

Popular Cities Covered by APSRTC

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

  • Puttaparthi
  • Dornala
  • Rajamahendravaram
  • Velangi
  • Mylavaram
  • Ongole
  • Narasaraopet
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vijayawada
  • Chittoor
  • Darsi

Popular Travel Routes Covered by APSRTC

APSRTC covers more than 30,600 routes regularly. Although APSRTC has hundreds of routes it covers daily, some of the most popular routes for APSRTC remain booked and in demand all year round.

  • Hyderabad to Vijayawada
  • Chennai to Tirupati
  • Vijayawada to Hyderabad
  • Bangalore to Tirupati
  • Tirupati to Bangalore
  • Bangalore to Anantapur
  • Bangalore to Kadapa
  • Visakhapatnam to Anakapalle
  • Visakhapatnam to Rajahmundry
  • Guntur to Hyderabad
  • Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada
  • Hyderabad to Ongole

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 Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation 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 aim 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 designed to carry 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, 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 to make the travel comfortable and safe.
  • Scania Desire A/C bus: The Scania Desire A/C bus is best suited for passengers travelling on a low budget but needing air conditioning in their accommodations.

Popular APSRTC Bus Types

There are various other popular APSRTC buses, which are as follows.,

  • Expresssuper 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 / Corona / 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)
  • Garuda (Volvo / Benz A.C. Semi Sleeper)

APSRTC Special Bus Services

Pilgrimage Services by APSRTC

APSRTC's special bus services include pilgrimage services for travelling to cities within Andhra Pradesh like Anantapur, Chittoor, East and west Godavari, Kadapa, Kurnool, etc. Prakasam, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vizag, Nellore. In addition, you can also book pilgrimage buses for the famous neighbouring cities like Mumbai, Pune, Shirdi, Nagpur, Chennai, Vellore, and Shirdi.

You can also visit these popular pilgrim destinations in Andhra Pradesh, Srisailem in Nandyal District, Ahobilam, Mantralayam, Srikalahasti, Yaganti, Annavaram, Mahanandi, Lepakshi, Draksharamam, Sri Someswara Temple- Bhimavaram, Tirupati, Kadiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple (Near Anantapur), Mangalagiri, Simhachalam (Near Vizag), Tirumala, Kailasakona, Talakona, Avanthi, Mallayya Konda, Sadasivakona, Mallapa Konda, Mogili, Jhuri, Siddeshwara Kona, Gudimallam, Tavalam, Puruhutika Devi / Kukkuteswara Temple - Pithapuram and Samarlakota in Kakinada.

APSRTC offers special pilgrimage packages for various religious destinations in Andhra Pradesh. The most famous pilgrimage tour is Kanipakam golden temple, Basara Saraswathi Temple, Srisalam sightseeing, Lepakshi temple, Ahobilam temple, Belum caves, and Warangal Keesargutta tour.

Other Special Tour Packages of APSRTC

Historical Tour Package: APSRTC also offers tour packages to the Talkona Waterfall in the Chittoor district and the Lepakshi temple tour in the Anantapur district.

Leisure Tour Package: APSRTC offers a leisure tour package to the Kuntala and Porcha waterfall, the Belum caves tour in the Kurnool district, Araku and Borra package, the Talkona waterfall, Basara Saraswati temple tour.

APSRTC Offers Discounts

Passengers are entitled to various APSRTC offers and bus booking discounts, including the privilege to book your APSRTC ticket even 30 days before travel. redBus also provides special discounts for its members ranging from jaw-dropping cashback offers to various special discounts based on your mode of payment. 

  1. Use the promo code APSRTCNEW to receive a 10% discount up to Rs 150 + Rs 100 cashback on APSRTC bus ticket bookings. This offer is only accessible to new APSRTC users. The offer is valid for a minimum ticket value of Rs 200.
  2. Use the code FIRST to get a 10% discount up to Rs 150 + Rs 100 cashback on bus tickets. This offer is exclusively accessible to first-time users and is valid for a minimum ticket value of Rs 200.

The offer is only valid once per the customer's email address or mobile phone number. This offer is only available to logged-in users who confirm their mobile number using an OTP .within 48 working hours of the date of the ride; the cashback will be credited to your redBus wallet. The offer cash is valid for six months from the date it is credited to the wallet, after which it will expire and be ineligible. The redBus deal is valid across all channels.

APSRTC Bus Cancellation Charges and Prices

redbus is an Online bus booking portals, which is also an official bus ticket booking website for the APSRTC, have been a pioneer in excellent digital payment for bus booking. You can choose your preferred payment method during the time of checkout. Also, APSRTC bus cancellation is extremely easy with redBus; here is the list of various APSRTC cancellation charges and prices in different scenarios:

  • On bus cancellation, the entire amount is refunded to the passengers.
  • On cancelling the APSRTC tickets more than 48 hrs before the Schedule service start time at the origin of the bus, only reservation charges, levies (except GST, amenities), and Service Charges (in case of e-tickets) are cancellation charges.
  • On cancelling from 48 hrs before and up to 24 hrs before the scheduled time at the origin of the bus, 10% of the actual fare, Reservation charges, levies (except GST, amenities), and Service Charges (in case of e-tickets) are cancellation charges.
  • On cancellation from 24 hrs before and up to 2 hrs before the scheduled time at the origin of the bus, 25% of the actual fare, Reservation charges, levies (except GST, amenities), and Service Charges (in case of e-tickets) are cancellation charges.
  • On cancelling up to 1 hr before the scheduled time at the origin of the bus, 50% of the actual fare, Reservation charges, levies (except GST, amenities), and Service Charges (in case of e-tickets) are cancellation charges.

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How to Book an APSRTC bus ticket online on redBus?

APSRTC online ticket booking | Step-by-step Guide
  • From the top of this page, enter your 'source' and 'destination' cities. After feeding your travel details, mention the date of journey, and click on 'search'.
  • A list of APSRTC buses will be shown. You will need to select a bus & 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.
  • If you have an offer code, add the same and proceed to the payment section. Once the payment is made, you will receive an e-ticket or m-ticket on your registered mobile number/ email ID.

APSRTC Bus Services

APSRTC has a good frequency of buses that run all throughout the day ensuring safety and comfort of passengers. APSRTC staff are known for assisting passengers consistently. Travellers prefer APSRTC due to its convenient and on time bus services across various routes.

APSRTC Bus Types

The various types of buses run by APSRTC are:

  • SUPER LUXURY AC ( 2+2 Push Back)
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Book APSRTC Online Bus Tickets

Booking APSRTC online bus tickets from redBus is fast and simple. You can book APSRTC ticket by choosing online secured payment options at any time. Every traveller is eligible to ongoing offers and cash backs.

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Bus Amenities

Reclining seatNo
Hand Sanitisers ProvidedNo
Charging PointYes
Reading LightNo
Water BottleYes

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