Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) Bus Ticket Booking
Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation, or BSTDC, is a state-owned road transportation company in Bihar. BSTDC was set up in 1959 under the provisions of the Road Transport Corporation Act of 1950, entirely owned by the government of Bihar. This Corporation was formed to deliver a fully integrated transport system to the citizens of Bihar. BSTDC offers safe, reliable, efficient, and cost-effective journeys for passengers. BSTDC is Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation, established under the state tourism department. BSTDC takes care of the various tourist destinations, provides affordable hotels, finds services of reliable taxi drivers, and helps you book bus tickets for their special buses. Their bus services are limited to two routes between Patna and Ranchi, but you can easily book the tickets online.
Popular Routes for BSTDC
BSTDC buses cover several important places in and around Bihar. A few popular routes are:
- Patna to Darbhanga
- Patna to Motihari
- Patna to Madhubani
- Patna to Muzaffarpur
- Hazaribag to Ranchi
- Hazaribagh to Gaya
BSTDC Online Bus Ticket Booking
BSTDC online bus ticket booking can be made directly from their official portal, redBus, or mobile app. Booking through redBus will get you cheaper tickets with other benefits as well. The digital tickets are accepted everywhere so you don't need to carry a printed copy. They give you pointers about the various types of destinations in Bihar. You can book bus tickets to these destinations from cities in Bihar or other states. BSRTC will operate these buses, but not in collaboration with BSTDC.
Types of BSTDC Buses
Most BSTDC buses are luxurious AC Volvo buses with a 2+2 seating arrangement with pushback seats. However, you can find non-AC buses as well.
BSTDC Bus Amenities
BSTDC buses are equipped with basic amenities such as
- Comfortable seats
- Pushback seats
- Luggage storage
- Air conditioning
- GPS tracking
Popular Cities of BSTDC
BSTDC destinations are spread across Bihar. They are mainly known as circuits of Buddhist circuit, Jain circuit, Sikh circuit, Ramayana circuit, etc. Here are some of the famous cities or places under BSTDC.
- Valmiki Nagar
BSTDC Offers & Discounts
BSTDC offers affordable rates for hotel bookings, cafes, restaurants, etc., in their various tourist destinations. Their bus services have a flat rate of INR 600 for the two routes, but you can get a discounted rate with redBus, where the price is slashed when you book a return ticket. Also, look for other coupon codes you can apply before the payment.
BSTDC Special Bus Services
The special services of BSTDC apply only to the tour packages you book directly with them. Such packages will include transportation, accommodation, etc. These packages are available in various categories such as circuits, Patna Darshan on weekends only, Rajgir tour that includes Venu Ban, Nature Safari, Glass Bridge, Zoo Safari, etc. Transportation for such packages differs from the two bus services they provide between Patna and Ranchi.
How to Book Online BSTDC Bus Ticket on redBus
- You can search for the buses by filling in the starting and destination points and the travel date.
- Alternatively, you can click on the specific route provided in the timetable at the top of this page to go directly to the search results and change the travel date as needed.
- BSTDC buses will be listed at the top of the results.
- Click on the ‘View Seats’ to choose this bus and proceed to book as usual.
- Apply any coupon codes that you have and then pay for the ticket.
- Receive the tickets on your mobile phone and the email ID you provided with other passengers' details.
Offers on BSTDC Bus Tickets
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.