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About GSRTC | Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

  • Owned by: Government of Gujarat 
  • Key People: Shri M.A. Gandhi (Vice Chairman & Managing Director), 
  • Headquarters: Gujarat Central Office GSRTC, Ranip, Ahmedabad Central ST Workshop, Naroda, Ahmedabad
  • Total Number of Buses Offered by GSRTC: 8,703
  • Total Number of Routes Served by GSRTC: 2,82,768
  • Started Operating in 1960
  • No. of Bus Stations: 226
  • Types of Buses Offered: AC Seater, AC Sleeper, Volvo, AC Luxury, Minibus
  • Areas Served by GSRTC: Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Daman, and Diu
  • Contact Number: 1800 233 666 666
  • Popular routes: Gandhidham to Bhachau, Bharuch to Ankleshwar, Bharuch to Baroda, Rajkot to Limbdi, Ahmedabad to Surat, Ahmedabad to Ankleshwar, Baroda to Surat, Kamrej to Surat, Baroda to Ahmedabad, etc.
  • Awards & achievements: Transport Minister’s Road Safety Award (2018-19), Platinum Skoch Award 2019 for command/control center, Platinum Skoch Award 2019 for Group Booking and in-house bodybuilding, etc.

GSRTC News | Latest Updates on GSRTC Buses

Last updated on: 16-01-2023

Here are the latest updates about the GSRTC buses; learn more:

  • Harsh Sanghvi, Minister of State for Tourism, launched five electric buses (e-buses) of the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) from Rajkot bus station on Saturday for their inaugural travels to Junagadh city.
  • In Surat, to fulfil the Diwali festival rush, GSRTC announced 1800 additional buses to various routes from Surat.
  • GSRTC announced special buses to various Gujarat routes, including Amreli, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Dahod, Gir Somnath, Banaskantha, Junagarh, etc.
  • GSRTC announced 1550 special buses during Diwali from Surat to different routes of Gujarat.
  • Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation launched 251 new BS 6 norms buses and 3 LNG buses. State cabinet minister Purnesh Modi launched it at Gandhinagar.
  • Divyang students can get free bus travel in GSRTC, within or outside the state. Divyang pass holders avail free of cost travel till the last stop of the bus.
  • 100 student from Ukraine was brought to Gujarat from the airport by Volvo buses of the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) arranged by the state government.
  • Recently, GSRTC has transferred three of its buses to GAIL (Gas Authority of India) to convert them into LNG buses. GSRTC will become the first state transport in India to operate LNG buses.
  • The South Gujrat headquarters of GSRTC will make way for GMRCL (Gujrat Metro Rail Corporation Limited).
  • GSRTC has recently passed a tender for a smart electronic ticketing machine.
  • GSRTC has also passed a tender for a solar power project and electrical vehicle charging station(s).
  • GSRTC introduced 600 special buses from Surat and 700 from Ahmedabad.
  • 8 new bus stations and 1 bus depot for GSRTC are inaugurated in Gujarat.
  • GSRTC launched 1,000 more buses, including 50 electric buses, on several routes in Gujarat.

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GSRTC Bus Booking Online

The Gujarat State Road Transportation Corporation (GSRTC) was founded on 1st May 1960 to provide bus transportation services for commuters within Gujarat and the neighbouring states. The GSRTC has a huge fleet of buses, more than 7,600, and over 220 bus stations. It has been grouped under 16 divisions with more than 125 bus depots. The GSRTC was also awarded the National award for fuel economy in the year 2006-07 by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highway. Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Goa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu service areas where GSRTC buses operate.

The Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation has a relatively high frequency of buses to serve passengers throughout the day, ensuring a safe and comfortable travel experience. The services of GSRTC buses are not just limited to Gujarat but also cater to passengers travelling to nearby states. It is the passenger's preferred choice due to its punctual and convenient bus services for multiple travel routes. You can also make GSRTC bus online booking using the redBus application.


Amenities on GSRTC Bus

GSRTC buses intend to provide a comfortable and safe travel experience. Therefore, the buses are well-equipped with all the necessary and basic amenities to boost customer satisfaction. Therefore, passengers will have access to all required amenities on the bus. However, the amenities might vary depending upon the type of bus chosen by the passenger. Generally, the buses packed with high-end amenities demand a higher fare than the generic ones. Here is a list of amenities you can expect while travelling by a GSRTC bus.

  • Charging point
  • Wi-Fi
  • Central Television
  • Reading light
  • Water bottles
  • CCTV
  • Air conditioner/Fan
  • 24*7 Customer support

While the sets mentioned earlier are generally found on GSRTC buses, some buses are also equipped with additional amenities such as Pillows, Personal TV, Blankets, Wet napkins, etc. However, GSRTC amenities are subject to the bus types; make sure to check the bus amenities while booking.

Popular Travel Routes Covered by GSRTC

GSRTC has a huge fleet of buses covering over 2,82,700 routes daily within Gujarat and the neighbouring states. The shortest travel route is between KhadaDhar and Umargram, and the longest is between Ahmedabad and Umargram. Some of the major and popular travel routes covered by these buses include the following:

  • Baroda to Surat
  • Ahmedabad to Baroda
  • Surat to Baroda
  • Ankleshwar to Surat
  • Ankleshwar to Baroda
  • Kamrej to Surat
  • Baroda to Ankleshwar
  • Surat to Ankleshwar

The above-mentioned travel routes are among the popular ones covered by GSRTC buses on a daily basis and also have a high frequency of buses. Therefore, you must download the redBus application to check the GSRTC bus timings anytime.


Types of GSRTC Buses

GSRTC provides numerous options to choose from regarding types of buses. You can make GSRTC online bookings easily with trusted service providers like redBus. It also helps you check the availability of various buses for your travel route. Here is a list of multiple types of buses offered by GSRTC for passengers.

  • Express
  • Non-A/C Seater (2+1)
  • Sleeper
  • Gurjarnagri
  • Volvo
  • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
  • A/C Luxury
  • Local Ordinary
  • Volvo Sleeper
  • Metro Link Service

Popular Cities Covered by GSRTC Buses

GSRTC buses cover more than 2,82,700 travel routes daily, covering all major towns and cities across Gujarat and the neighbouring States. The buses have a high frequency and serve the passengers throughout the day. You can easily make GSRTC online ticket booking using the redBus application for your destination city. Some of the popular cities covered by the GSRTC buses are mentioned below -

  • Gandhinagar
  • Surat
  • Baroda
  • Ahmedabad
  • Ankleshwar
  • Matar
  • Lakhni
  • Chhota Udaipur
  • Ramji Ka Gol

Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with GSRTC

GSRTC buses cover all major cities within Gujarat and the prominent ones in the neighbouring states. You can make a GSRTC bus booking for travelling to cities such as Gandhinagar, Surat, Baroda, Ankleshwar, Godhra, etc. GSRTC offers several bus services for passengers travelling to some of the most popular pilgrimage sites in and around Gujarat. Some of the famous pilgrimage destinations covered by these buses include the following -

  • Girnar
  • Ambaji
  • Mata na Madh
  • Bhavnagar
  • Palitana
  • Pavadgadh
  • Dwarka
  • Shirdi
  • Somnath
  • Nasik
  • Nathdwara
  • Gondal
  • Narayan Sarovar

GSRTC Bus Tracking

On redBus, it is easy to track the current location and status of your GSRTC bus. In addition, the platform offers the 'Track My Bus' feature, with the help of which passengers can get instant updates on their GSRTC bus and reach the boarding point in time. You can also share the GSRTC bus live location with your loved ones to keep them updated about your safety.

How to Book a GSRTC bus ticket online on redBus?

GSRTC 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 GSRTC 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.

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Top GSRTC Bus Tickets

GSRTC Bus RoutesAverage Ticket PriceAverage Duration
Baroda to SuratINR 1103 hours 15 min
Ahmedabad to BarodaINR 1003 hours
Surat to Baroda INR 1163 hours
Ankleshwar to SuratINR 8001 hour 40 min
Baroda to AhmedabadINR 1002 hours 40 min

Bus Amenities

Reclining seatNo
Hand Sanitisers ProvidedNo
Charging PointYes
Reading LightYes
WIFIYes
ToiletNo
BlanketsYes
Water BottleYes
SnacksNo
NewspaperNo

Frequently Asked Questions on GSRTC

Q: Do I need to come early to board my GSRTC bus?
A: Yes, you need to come 30 minutes prior to the departure time of your GSRTC bus.
Q: At what time do GSRTC buses start?
A: Depending on your chosen route, the first bus of GSRTC departs at 12:01 am, and the last bus departs at 11:45 pm. Enter your route and date of travel, click on “View Buses” button next to GSRTC displayed towards the top of the search results. You can then use the “Departure Time” filter that’s available on the left side of the screen to personalize your search. You can then choose a bus depending on a time that’s best suited to your travel needs.
Q: How do I track my GSRTC bus?
A: You can track the booked GSRTC bus by using the "Track My Bus" feature on redBus. You can learn about the live location of the bus and when it would reach your boarding/drop off point.
Q: What are the benefits of booking my GSRTC bus ticket on redBus?
A: You can easily do your online ticket booking of GSRTC bus on redBus portal or mobile application. Doing GSRTC online booking of your ticket on redBus has several benefits. These include the fact that you can book your ticket from anywhere and at any time, there are many secure payment options available, and redBus displays several options of available buses for your destination so you can book your preferred bus with your choice of seats. Also, there are various discount offers available so that you can save on your ticket bookings through redBus.
Q: How can I track my GSRTC bus and when are the tracking details available?
A: redBus provides a live GSRTC bus tracking facility that is shown to you at the time of booking. On the day of departure, closer to the boarding time, a tracking link for the bus in which you’re scheduled to travel will be shared with you ahead of the journey. This link is generally available once the bus has departed from the depot and starts plying on its route. The tracking link is meant to show the exact location of your bus on the map so that you know the exact boarding point.
Q: I have used my phone to book a bus ticket on GSRTC through redBus. How can I get a copy of the ticket?
A: Regardless of whether you have used a phone or a computer to book your ticket, you can find a copy under your booking history section. Also, the e-ticket is sent to your registered mobile number and email ID you have provided at the time of booking. You can also take a print out from here if required.

GSRTC Bus Types

Various types of buses operated by GSRTC include:

  • EXPRESS
  • NON A/C Seater (2+1)
  • SLEEPER
  • GURJARNAGRI
  • Volvo
  • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
  • A/C LUXURY
  • LOCAL ORDINARY
  • Volvo Sleeper
  • METRO LINK SERVICE
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