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HRTC Bus Routes & Timings

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Delhi to Una06:2023:30BOOK NOW
Delhi to Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh)06:4023:15BOOK NOW
Shimla to Chandigarh06:1222:30BOOK NOW
Delhi to Shimla06:4523:40BOOK NOW
Delhi to Mandi(Himachal Pradesh)06:4023:15BOOK NOW
Delhi to Kangra06:0023:30BOOK NOW
Shimla to Ambala06:1222:30BOOK NOW
Delhi to Sundernagar(Himachal Pradesh)06:4023:15BOOK NOW
Delhi to Dehra06:0023:05BOOK NOW
Mandi(Himachal Pradesh) to Delhi00:1523:30BOOK NOW
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HRTC Bus Details

Q: What is the Total Number of Routes covered by HRTC on daily basis?
A: HRTC covers 1957 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
Q: What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by HRTC?
A: There are 667 Night Service Buses run by HRTC.
Q: What is the shortest & the longest route covered by HRTC?
A: Shortest route is Dehra to Leh(Ladakh) and Longest route is Manali to Leh(Ladakh)
Q: What are the popular routes covered by HRTC buses?
A: HRTC covers more than 3000 routes in and around Himachal Pradesh connecting various cities and towns. Some of the popular HRTC bus routes are Delhi to Una, Delhi to Kullu, Manali to Delhi, Dalhousie to Delhi, Shimla to Ambala, Mandi to Delhi, Delhi to McLeodganj, Shimla to Chandigarh, and Delhi to Bilaspur. To see the details of HRTC buses for your destination, check the redBus app.
Q: What are the in-bus amenities provided by HRTC?
A: HRTC ensures the bus journey is comfortable and safe for all its passengers irrespective of what HRTC bus type they are travelling with. Few of the amenities provided on different buses of HRTC are Air-conditioners/fans, water-bottles, first-aid kits, pillows, charging points, televisions, and hand rests. You can check the amenities provided on the HRTC bus for your route when doing your HRTC online booking on redBus.
Q: I don’t have a credit card. Can I make my HRTC booking without a credit card?
A: Yes, you can book your HRTC bus ticket on redBus without a credit card. redBus has multiple payment gateways for the convenience of passengers. The modes of payment available for HRTC online booking on redBus in addition to various MASTER/VISA/Maestro credit cards are debit cards and net banking of various banks.
Q: How can I book my HRTC bus ticket online on redBus?
A: HRTC online booking is convenient and hassle-free on redBus app or portal. On redBus, you choose your destination, see the various buses available for your destination, select your preferred bus, see the user ratings, choose your preferred seat, make your ticket payment through any of the multiple secure payment options and book your confirmed HRTC ticket in a few easy clicks.
Q: What are the types of buses provided by HRTC?
A: HRTC has a huge fleet of different types of buses such as Volvo buses, Deluxe buses, Semi-Deluxe buses, A/C Sleeper buses, Ordinary buses, Seater buses, Electric Buses, and Non-AC Sleeper buses. You can see the types of HRTC buses available on your route while making your HRTC online booking.
Q: Do I need to carry my Id proof if I have an E-Ticket?
A: Yes, you need to carry your ID proof for HRTC buses if you have an E-ticket.

HRTC Online Reservation

The Himachal Road Transport Corporation which is commonly known as HRTC started during the time of independence and was jointly formed by the state of Punjab and the Railway department of India. It was known as Mandi-Kullu Road Transport Corporation. It operated in both Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. Later, in the year 1974, the Himachal Government Transport was merged with Mandi-Kullu Road Transport Corporation and was named as Himachal Road Transport Corporation or HRTC. HRTC booking can be easily made on the redBus app.

HRTC has made the connectivity via roads a dream come true for the cities in north India. Better roads were built for the smooth running of buses and cars. At present, the HRTC buses operate in almost 2,850 routes. HRTC online booking can be made using the redBus app if you want to travel into any of the cities served by these buses. HRTC booking can be done both online and offline but HRTC online booking saves a lot of time.

Amenities on HRTC buses

The HRTC buses are well-equipped with all kinds of amenities. The convenience of first aid kits, etc can be availed by all passengers irrespective of the class of bus they are travelling with. Some services are optional and can be chosen by the passenger while making the HRTC bus booking. Also, the fare would increase depending on the facilities you want to have while travelling. Different amenities which are provided in a Kerala RTC bus are:

  • Water-Bottles
  • Pillows
  • First Aid Kits
  • Snacks
  • Air-Conditioners
  • Televisions
  • Charging points
  • Hand rest

If you opt for HRTC online booking, you can have a look at all the amenities a bus would provide and then book tickets accordingly. HRTC booking service is quite transparent. You can decide on what you want and then book tickets.

Popular Travel Routes

HRTC owns a giant fleet of buses. It has about 3,100 buses as part of its fleet. Also, these buses are usually full as they operate on busy routes. Therefore, it is advised to make the HRTC booking well in advance. With HRTC online booking, you can view HRTC bus timing and schedules of different buses and then make a choice. Listed below are some of the popular routes covered by HRTC buses.

  • Delhi to Una
  • Delhi to McLodeganj
  • Delhi to Dalhousie
  • Delhi to Manali
  • Delhi to Kullu
  • Shimla to Chandigarh
  • Delhi to Bilaspur
  • Delhi to Mandi
  • Shimla to Ambala
  • Delhi to Sundernagar
  • Delhi to Dehra
  • Mandi to Delhi

HRTC covers more than 3,000 routes. You can pick the route and make an HRTC online booking on the redBus app.

Types of HRTC Buses

Owing to the huge fleet, the Himachal Road Transport Corporation has different types of buses as a part of its fleet. You can make an HRTC booking after weighing in all of your options. These buses serve a wide range of audience. Therefore, these buses need to be affordable. Extra features can be availed and a bus with better amenities can be booked depending on your budget. The different kinds of buses operated by HRTC are:

  • Volvo Buses
  • Deluxe Buses
  • Himsuta AC Volvo/Scania 2+2
  • Semi- Deluxe Buses
  • Ordinary Buses
  • A/C Sleeper Buses
  • Seater Buses
  • Non-AC Sleeper buses
  • Electric buses

You can visit the redBus app and select from these buses based on your preferences.

Popular Cities Covered

HRTC covers almost all routes of Northern India. Also, Himachal Pradesh is a very cool region and is home to several hill stations. Therefore, the crowd remains constant throughout the year and increases a bit more during the holiday season. Some of the popular cities covered by these buses are:

  • Kullu
  • Manali
  • Kangra
  • Dharamshala
  • Chamba
  • Delhi
  • Shimla
  • Chandigarh
  • Mandi
  • Bilaspur
  • Ambala

You can view the names of all the cities the HRTC connects using the redBus app.

Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with HRTC

North India is also full of several pilgrimage destinations. A lot of people prefer travelling by buses as buses are cheap and convenient. Some of the popular pilgrimage destinations which the HRTC covers are:

  • Haridwar
  • Rishikesh
  • Mathura
  • Gangotri
  • Katra Vaishnodevi
  • Kangra
  • Hamirpur

Is it safe to travel in Haryana right now?


There have been more than two lakh Covid-19 positive cases reported in Haryana to date. In the past few days, the number of positive cases per day has decreased and only 19,342 active cases are remaining in Haryana. Around 89.42% of total Covid-19 patients have been recovered in Haryana. The government of Haryana allowed interstate & intrastate travel owing to the reduction in the number of positive cases per day. Passengers can now travel to and from Haryana via HRTC (Haryana Road Transport Corporation) buses which follow the travel guidelines laid by the Haryana government. Passengers have to wear masks & follow social distancing norms to travel in HRTC norms. All the HRTC buses are sanitised at proper intervals & a temperature checking facility is provided to passengers at the time of boarding the bus. HRTC buses provide bus services to different cities of Haryana and neighbouring states like Kullu, Manali, Delhi, Shimla, Chandigarh, Ambala, etc. You can know more about the current COVID situation in Haryana via the state-wise COVID updates available on redBus.



How to Book an HRTC bus on redBus?

redBus provides a user-friendly interface which can be easily used to make hotel and bus bookings. HRTC buses can be easily booked on the redBus mobile app. Alternatively, you can also login to redBus official website and make the HRTC booking there itself. The ticketing process is made hassle-free if you choose to book from redBus.

  • Download the redBus app. Alternatively, you can also visit their official website for booking your tickets
  • Make an account or Login in case you are an existing user.
  • The booking window would appear. You can select the city you want to travel and the city you want to travel to. You can then pick up a date for your travel.
  • The results will appear on the screen. You can browse through them to have a look at your options.
  • Now, select HRTC bus service provider from the filters available.
  • The customized results would be displayed.
  • You also have other filters like AC, Sleeper Class, etc. You can customize your search results by using these filters.
  • Select a bus and the number of tickets you want to book.
  • Select the seats on the virtual window and book them.
  • Proceed to make a payment. Confirm all your details before paying.
  • You can select the payment mode you want to use.
  • Fill up your credentials and make the payment.
  • The tickets are now booked.

You can view your tickets by clicking on “My bookings” section. It is advised to print your e-tickets before your journey. Also, carry ID proof.

HRTC Bus Services

HRTC offers various types of buses in Himachal Pradesh and neighboring states providing safe, reliable and comfortable journey’s for the passengers. HRTC has five types of buses:

1. Volvo Buses- These buses are provided with good branded “Carrier” make air-conditioner with excellent cooling effect to make the journey comfortable and cool. These Volvo buses are a great option for long distance travel.

2. Deluxe Buses- These buses are provided with 2X2 comfortable, luxurious passenger seats.

3. Semi Deluxe Buses- Semi-deluxe Buses (2X2) are equipped with comfortable push back seats. These buses are plied on long and intra-state routes with a minimal fare and provides passengers economic comfortable journey.

4. Ordinary Buses- Ordinary Buses (2X3) are equipped with latest comfortable hi-tech seats. These buses are plied on long and intra-state routes with ordinary fares making it feasible for all types of passengers.

HRTC Bus Types

The various types of buses run by HRTC are:

  • ORDINARY
  • HIMSUTA AC VOLVO / SCANIA 2+2
  • HIMGAURAV 2+2 AC
  • LUXURY AC MINI BUS
  • HIMMANI DELUXE 2+2 NON AC
  • ORDINARY EXPRESS
  • HIMTARANG ELECTRIC BUS
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