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Q: How many Garuda buses are run by APSRTC on daily basis?
A: 879 Garuda buses are run by APSRTC on daily basis
Q: Which are the longest and shortest routes covered by APSRTC Garuda buses?
A: The longest route covered by APSRTC Garuda buses is from Visakhapatnam to Ongole, while the shortest route being from Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) to Ongole.
Q: Which route has the maximum number of Garuda buses run by APSRTC?
A: The maximum number of APSRTC Garuda buses run from Hyderabad to Vijayawada with 26 buses.
Q: What are the ticket fares of APSRTC Garuda buses?
A: The maximum ticket fare of APSRTC Garuda is INR 1810.00. Whereas, the minimum ticket fare is INR 42.00
Q: What are the different kinds of APSRTC Garuda bus that I can book using the redBus app?
A: The APSRTC Garuda buses are mainly of two types Garuda Plus which include Semi sleeper multi-axle air-conditioned buses and Garuda Basic which include semi sleeper air-conditioned Volvo, Isuzu, and Benz.
Q: When can I board the first APSRTC Garuda bus from Hyderabad to Vijayawada?
A: The first APSRTC Garuda bus from Hyderabad to Vijayawada can be boarded around 4:15 am. Also, the last bus for the same route leaves from Hyderabad around 11:15 pm. You can check the complete schedule of buses before booking your bus tickets.
Q: Where can I check Garuda APSRTC bus timings offline?
A: For checking the Garuda bus timings offline, you can contact your local bus stop or bus station. Alternatively, you can check all the APSRTC bus timings online using the redBus app. You can also directly book your ticket from there.
Q: How much do I have to pay for my Garuda APSRTC bus ticket travelling from Hyderabad to Vijayawada?
A: The bus fare ranges from Rs.399 to Rs.815. The base fare is generally charged if you book a ticket on a sleeper bus. This price increases with the number of amenities and the kind of bus you choose to travel with.
Q: How much time will an APSRTC Garuda bus take to travel from Bangalore to Guntur?
A: The distance between Bangalore and Guntur is about 629 kilometres. This distance can be easily travelled by an APSRTC Garuda bus in around 12 hours. The period would slightly change based on the number of pit stops the bus makes.

APSRTC Garuda Bus Tickets

An APSRTC Garuda bus is widely preferred by tourists and locals in and around the state of Andhra Pradesh. APSRTC operates Garuda buses, and there are around 879 APSRTC Garuda buses providing conveyance services to people daily. APSRTC was established in 1958 under the name of NSR-RTD (Nizam State Rail and Road Transport Department) and has been providing conveyance services to people in cities of Andhra Pradesh and neighbourhood towns. APSRTC currently has 426 bus stations and 126 bus depots where APSRTC buses operate out of. Let us see more detail about APSRTC Garuda buses and their routes.

Amenities available on an APSRTC Garuda Bus

Garuda buses offer luxurious amenities at an economical price. The amenities offered can depend on the bus type & the ticket type. There are two types of Garuda buses run by APSRTC which are the Garuda Plus buses (AC Semisleeper Multi Axle) & Garuda (AC Semisleeper Volvo/Isuzu/Benz). The amenities offered by Garuda buses are:

  • Air-conditioner
  • Reading Lamp
  • Audio & Video Entertainment
  • Push Back Seats
  • Charging Point
  • Water Bottle

Popular routes booked on an APSRTC Garuda Bus

Some of the popular routes covered by APSRTC Garuda buses are:

  • Hyderabad to Vijayawada: The first APSRTC Garuda bus on this route leaves from Hyderabad at 04:15 AM and the last bus leaves at 11:15 PM. There are around 26 APSRTC Garuda buses on this route daily. The distance of this route is 273 KM, and it takes approximately five to six hours to cover this route by a bus. The fare of APSRTC Garuda buses on this route ranges between INR 399 to INR 815. The most prominent dropping points of this route in Vijayawada are Benz Circle & AutoNagar.
  • Bangalore to Vijayawada: The distance of this route is around 666 KM, and it takes approximately 12 to 13 hours to cover this route by bus. The fare of APSRTC Garuda buses on this route ranges between INR 1,176 to INR 1,764. The first APSRTC Garuda bus on this route leaves Bangalore at 02:00 AM and the last bus leaves at 09:40 PM.
  • Rajahmundry to Vijayawada: The first Garuda bus on this route leaves from Rajahmundry at 01:45 AM and the last bus leaves at 11:35 PM. The distance of this route is around 160 KM and it takes four hours to cover this route by bus. The fare of APSRTC Garuda buses on this route ranges between INR 272 to INR 393. The boarding of APSRTC Garuda buses on this route is Rajamahendravaram, Rajahmundry.
  • Bangalore to Guntur: The distance of this route is 629 KM, and it takes around 12 hours to cover this route. The first Garuda bus on this route leaves at 02:00 AM and the last bus leaves at 09:40 PM. The fare of Garuda buses on this route ranges between INR (1119 to 1684). The boarding points of Garuda buses on this route are ITO Gate Duravani Nagar, Majestic, Indiranagar, Ulsoor, and Hoskote.
  • Visakhapatnam to Rajahmundry: The distance of this route is around 190 KM, and it takes about four hours to cover this route by a bus. The first Garuda bus on this route leaves from Visakhapatnam at 06:00 AM, and the last bus on this route leaves at 11:00 PM. The fare of Garuda buses on this route ranges between INR 307 and INR 577.
  • Visakhapatnam to Annavaram: The first Garuda bus on this route leaves from Visakhapatnam at 06:00 AM and the last bus leaves at 11:00 PM. The fare of Garuda buses on this route ranges between INR 201 INR 235. Some of the prominent boarding points of Garuda buses on this route are Kurmanipalem, Gajuwaka, NAD Junction, Gurudwara, etc. One can look for Garuda APSRTC bus timings on redBus for any route, like one can search for and find APSRTC Garuda bus timings from Hyderabad to Visakhapatnam, APSRTC Garuda bus timings from Bangalore to Tirupati, etc. on redBus.

Safety Measures Followed on APSRTCs during COVID-19

The safety measures followed by APSRTC buses during Covid-19 are:

  • redBus has launched a Safety+ plus feature in the wake of the COVID-19 scenario and APSRTC buses fall under the Safety+ category where buses are sanitised adequately after each trip.
  • APSRTC Garuda buses are Safety+ buses which provide hand sanitisers and regular temperature checking facility to passengers.
  • The staff of Garuda buses are always equipped with masks.
  • There are no blankets/linens provided as an amenity in some Garuda buses due to the Covid-19 scenario. Passengers should bring their blankets or linens to avoid infection.

How to book a bus ticket on an APSRTC Garuda bus

Steps to book a bus ticket on an APSRTC Garuda bus via redBus are as follows:

  • Open the redBus mobile application/website and enter your source city and destination details in the ‘From’ & ‘To’ sections. Also, enter your ‘Date of Journey’ & click on the ‘Search’ button.
  • All the available buses on your preferred route & date will be shown to you. Select an APSRTC Garuda bus from the list, and the seat layout of that bus will be displayed to you.
  • Select your preferred seat(s) and click on the ‘Proceed to Book’ button.
  • Enter the details of the passengers on the next page like name, age, mobile number, etc. and move to the payment section.
  • Complete the payment and you will receive your M-ticket & e-ticket via SMS/mail.

APSRTC Garuda Bus Services

Garuda buses serviced by APSRTC are well equipped with various amenities. Most of the buses come with clean and adequate interiors. All the APSRTC Garuda buses comprise of comfortable seating arrangement.

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