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OSRTC Bus Routes & Time Table

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Bhubaneswar to Cuttack03:3022:30BOOK NOW
Cuttack to Bhubaneswar03:5521:00BOOK NOW
Jeypore to Koraput05:0023:00BOOK NOW
Koraput to Jeypore00:4519:00BOOK NOW
Khordha to Bhubaneswar02:3021:15BOOK NOW
Nabarangpur to Jeypore04:0021:30BOOK NOW
Jeypore to Nabarangpur00:3020:00BOOK NOW
Jeypore to Brahmapur13:0021:45BOOK NOW
Asika to Brahmapur03:1516:40BOOK NOW
Bhubaneswar to Nayagarh13:1021:30BOOK NOW
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About OSRTC | Orissa State Road Transport Corporation

Total Number of OSRTC Buses: 462

Owned by: Government of Odisha 

Founded in: 1974

Head office: Bhubaneshwar, Orissa

Types of Services offered: Rajdhani Coach, AC Delux Coach, Express Coach, Ordinary Coach, and Hi-Tech Coach

Areas Served by OSRTC Buses: Odisha, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh

Covid 19 Travel Advisory for OSRTC Buses

Key points to keep in mind while planning a trip with OSRTC

Covid 19 Travel Advisory for OSRTC BusesCheck out travel restrictions that apply to your source and destination.
Covid 19 Travel Advisory for OSRTC BusesBook OSRTC bus tickets online in advance to avoid any physical contact.
Covid 19 Travel Advisory for OSRTC BusesCarry your personal hygiene items like hand sanitizer, tissues, and soap.
Covid 19 Travel Advisory for OSRTC BusesWear a mask all the time while you are on the OSRTC bus.
Covid 19 Travel Advisory for OSRTC BusesOSRTC may not be providing you a linen or blanket, so make sure to pack yours during a long trip.
Covid 19 Travel Advisory for OSRTC BusesDue to temperature checks and precautionary measures, buses may get delayed. Save some additional time for your trip

OSRTC Online Reservation

OSRTC refers to the Odisha State Road Transport Corporation. It is a state-owned entity that began operations in 1974 and is headquartered in Bhubaneshwar. The RTC primarily serves the state of Odisha but also has services covering West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh.

The OSRTC currently operates a fleet of more than 460 buses spread out through 23 depots including Angul, Cuttack, Rourkela, Bargarh, Rayagada, and Jeypore. This RTC has a long list of awards and accolades, including the SKOCH Order-of-Merit 2019 for GPRS/RFID-based ticket machines and the SKOCH Order-of-Merit 2018 for web-based ticketing systems through apps. The OSRTC is well-known for its technological advances as well as its low cost of operation and high affordability.

Amenities on OSRTC

The OSRTC is distinguished for its safe operations as well as its ability to cater to a range of budgets. Here are some amenities you can expect onboard an OSRTC bus, depending on which type of bus you make a reservation on:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Reclining seats
  • Emergency exits
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Water bottles
  • Window curtains
  • Luggage racks
  • Bottle holders
  • Arm and leg-rests
  • Charging points
  • Reading lights
  • Entertainment services

Popular Routes by OSRTC Buses

The OSRTC services all of Odisha as well as some routes connecting West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh. When making an OSRTC bus booking, here are some popular routes that previous travellers chose:

  • Bhubaneshwar to Cuttack: The route between Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack is approximately 25 kilometres (15.53 miles) long. It can be covered in around 45 minutes by road during perfect traffic conditions.
  • Koraput to Jeypore: The distance between Koraput and Jeypore by road is approximately 24 kilometres (14.9 miles), cutting through the Jeypore Ghat. It takes a little under an hour to cover the distance by road.
  • Khordha to Bhubaneshwar: The fastest route from Khordha to Bhubaneshwar is approximately 26 kilometres (16.1 miles) and takes around 40 minutes to cover by road.

Types of OSRTC Buses


The OSRTC prioritises catering to varying budgets while also providing accessible travel opportunities. To that end, travellers wishing to get around Odisha can pick from the following bus types when making their OSRTC bus ticket booking:

  • Non-AC Seater: This 2 + 2 OSRTC bus type is ideal for covering short distances with enough space between passengers.
  • Deluxe: This OSRTC bus type is a luxury coach. It has a seating plan of 2 + 2 to allow passengers to stretch their legs comfortably and travel in peace.
  • Volvo: This bus type from Volvo has high-end amenities including reclining seats and air-conditioning.
  • AC Seater: The AC seater bus type comes in a 2 + 3 seating plan to accommodate more passengers without sacrificing on comfort and affordability.

Popular Cities Served by OSRTC Buses

The OSRTC deploys buses along many intra and inter-state routes that are popular with travellers. Here are the most-frequented cities that you can consider booking an OSRTC bus ticket for:

  • Cuttack: The city of Cuttack is a peninsula flanked by two major rivers. It is historically significant and continues to be home to the Barabati Fort that dates back to the Eastern Ganga dynasty.
  • Bargarh: Bargarh is perched on the western border of Odisha. It is known for being a cultivator of paddy and is often referred to as the “Bhata Handi” of the state.
  • Khordha: Khordha was formed relatively recently, after the district of Puri was split into Puri, Nayagarh and Khordha in 1993. It is only a short distance away from Bhubaneshwar, so travellers frequently shuttle between the two.
  • Jeypore: Jeypore is a city in the Koraput district and was established between 1648 and 1649, having been ruled by the legendary Suryavansh dynasty. The city has a history of royalty and colonial rule that travellers can dig into.


Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with OSRTC


  • Jagannath Temple Puri: This 11th-century temple is one of the most renowned in the country and one of the four pilgrimage centres in the sacred Char Dham abodes. The temple can be reached by bus from Cuttack, Asansol and Durgapur among others.
  • Konark Sun Temple: This 13th-century temple is one of the most recognisable symbols of Kalinga architecture and a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus. It is about 35 kilometres (22 miles) away from Puri and can be easily reached by bus.
  • Lingaraja Temple: This is one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneshwar and one of its most prominent landmarks. The temple dates back to 1000 AD and consists of carved towers, stony courtyards and multiple shrines.



Is it safe to travel in Odisha right now?

Odisha is a wonderful place with a unique collection of magnificent temples, peaceful beaches, and exquisite wildlife and natural parks. This state is nothing less than a treasure for travelers to explore. Though the pandemic hit the state with a total of 9,32,330 COVID cases, the good news is that more than 9,00,282 cases out of them have recovered fully till now. The cases are decreasing, with the current numbers being around 20K. However, due to the second wave of Covid-19, new travel restrictions are imposed by the Odisha government on traveling interstate. One can check Odisha Travel Guidelines for more information. Passengers can book the OSRTC (Odisha State Road Transport Corporation) buses in advance on redBus to travel in and around Odisha.

How to Book an OSRTC bus with redBus

To make reserving an OSRTC bus ticket more convenient, the process of booking is outlined here:

  • Enter your pick-up point, drop-off point and date of travel from the top of this page
  • Click on “search buses” to be shown a list of buses on the selected date and route
  • Click on the “filters” option on the right-hand side of the page
  • Filter the OSRTC bus list by your budget, bus type or amenities
  • Select the bus you prefer and click to proceed
  • Choose the seats you prefer if available; if not, pick the available seats
  • Enter your registration details
  • Select your preferred mode of payment and continue to the next stage
  • Enter your payment details after confirming that your ticket details are correct
  • Finish processing your payment as directed
  • Go to your email for your e-ticket, making sure to check the junk and spam folders
  • Check your mobile phone for an M-ticket if available for the bus type you chose

FAQs

Q: What is the Total Number of Routes covered by OSRTC on daily basis?
A: OSRTC covers 3648 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
Q: What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by OSRTC?
A: There are 1199 Night Service Buses run by OSRTC.
Q: What is the shortest & the longest route covered by OSRTC?
A: Shortest route is Sambalpur to Asansol and Longest route is Bhanjanagar to Asansol
Q: What are the popular routes of OSRTC?
A: OSRTC connects the whole of Odisha and also has buses to other states such as Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. Some of the popular routes of OSRTC buses are Bhubaneswar to Cuttack, Koraput to Jeypore, and Khurda to Bhubaneswar. To check an OSRTC bus for your route visit the redBus app.
Q: What kind of amenities care offered on OSRTC bus?
A: OSRTC has buses equipped with many amenities for a comfortable and safe journey. Some of the amenities you can expect on most OSRTC buses are air-conditioner/fan, emergency exits, water-bottles, reclining seats, fire extinguishers, window curtains, charging points, entertainment services, reading lights, and arm & leg rest. You can check the amenities available on your OSRTC bus on the redBus app while doing your OSRTC bus ticket booking.
Q: What are the types of OSRTC buses that I can book through redBus?
A: The various types of OSRTC bus that you can book through redBus are Deluxe AC buses, Non AC seater buses, A/C Seater buses, and Volvo.
Q: Can I rent an OSRTC bus for a private event through the redBus app?
A: No, OSRTC bus booking through the redBus app for a private event is not possible. However, you can hire other buses through the Bus Hire option on redBus platform. There are a wide variety of buses available for hire ranging from AC to Non-AC buses, ordinary to luxury, and from 20-seater to 49-seater.
Q: Do I need to create my account on redBus to make an OSRTC ticket booking?
A: No, creating your account on redBus while booking your OSRTC bus ticket is not mandatory. You can book your OSRTC bus tickets as a guest user as well.
Q: Do I need to carry my ID proof if I have booked my bus tickets online?
A: Yes, you need to show your identity proof while travelling on an OSRTC bus with an E-Ticket or M-Ticket.

OSRTC Bus Types

The various types of buses run by OSRTC are:

  • DELUX AC TATA
  • NON A/C Seater (2+2)
  • A/C Seater (2+2)
  • Hicomfort
  • NON A/C Seater (2+3)
  • Volvo (2+2)
  • New Hicomfort
  • A/C Seater (2+2)
  • NON A/C Seater (2+2)
  • A/C Seater (2+3)
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Bus Amenities

Reclining seatNo
Hand Sanitisers ProvidedNo
Charging PointYes
Reading LightYes
WIFINo
ToiletNo
BlanketsYes
Water BottleNo
SnacksNo
NewspaperNo

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