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Chandigarh to Patiala05:0018:40BOOK NOW
Patiala to Chandigarh06:1518:50BOOK NOW
Patiala to Delhi04:2022:30BOOK NOW
Delhi to Ludhiana00:4023:15BOOK NOW
Delhi to Patiala03:1022:30BOOK NOW
Ludhiana to Delhi06:4521:50BOOK NOW
Bathinda to Patiala03:4014:40BOOK NOW
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Delhi to Phagwara00:4019:30BOOK NOW
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About PEPSU | Patiala and East Punjab States Union Buses

Total Number of PEPSU Buses: 1,124

Owned by: Government of Pujab 

Founded: 16th of October, 1956 under the provision of the Road Transport Corporations Act

Head office: Patiala , Punjab

Types of Services offered: Ordinary Buses, Coach Buses, MID Segment Buses

No. of depot: 18

Areas Served by PEPSU Buses: Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttrakhand and Uttranchal

Objective: The main objective of PEPSU is to provide efficient, adequate, economical and properly co-coordinated system of road transport services to the general public.

Covid 19 Travel Advisory for PEPSU Buses

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

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

PEPSU Online Reservation

PEPSU stands for Patiala and East Punjab States Union (पटियाला एवं पूर्वी पंजाब राज्य संघ) and the PEPSU bus services came into the picture in the year 1956 connecting all the princely states of the Punjab area. The Pepsu Road Transport Corporation, Patiala was set-up on 16th of October, 1956 under the provision of the Road Transport Corporations Act, 1950. Several buses from PEPSU now operate in the northern states like Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh etc. The main aim of this project was to build a well-connected system of different modes of Road transportation. PEPSU online booking can be easily made on the redBus mobile application or the website. A PEPSU bus can be quickly booked between any two cities situated in north-India.

A PEPSU bus can take you to different states within North-India. It also forms a part of Punjab RTC. These buses operate on about 577 routes covering about 3 Lakh kilometres. The Punjab State Government directly manages these services. PEPSU has a fleet of more than 700 buses. It has also helped in connecting remote cities. PEPSU online tickets can be easily booked using the redBus app.


Amenities on PEPSU buses

PEPSU buses come with a tracking option. You can easily track your bus on the redBus app. These buses ensure that you travel comfortably. Also, these buses come with different amenities which makes your travel hassle-free. These buses make sure that the customer is made the priority. Some of the amenities provided in a PEPSU bus are:

  • Comfortable seats
  • Extra Leg Space
  • A Television
  • Air-Conditioners
  • Cameras for protection
  • Charging Sockets
  • Water Bottles
  • Pillows
  • Blankets
  • First Aid Kit

Given the COVID-19 situation, these buses have taken extra precautions. PEPSU has made sure to make sanitisers accessible for all its passengers.


Popular PEPSU Travel Routes

PEPSU buses run all over North India. These buses connect even remote areas situated in two different states. Some of the states where the PEPSU bus service can be availed are Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Dehradun, etc. PEPSU online tickets can be booked online if you want to go to any city, which is a part of these northern states. Some of the popular routes where you can spot a PEPSU bus are:


You can easily book a PEPSU bus online on the redBus app. You can also select the pickup and drop off points for the bus from the listed options based on your preference.


Types of PEPSU Buses


PEPSU has a massive fleet of buses . These buses are comfortable. Also, you can book a PEPSU bus based on your budget. These buses will take you to your desired destination. You can book a PEPSU online ticket based on your preferences. You can select a bus from a plethora of options. Some of the buses are:

  • Ordinary
  • HVAC
  • Midi Buses.

PEPSU also has the following bus types under their KM Scheme or Kilometer scheme.

  • Ordinary
  • Integral Coaches VOLVO/SCANIA
  • HVAC
  • Midi buses

You can book a PEPSU online ticket depending on your bus timing and seating preference.

Popular Cities Covered in Patiala and East Punjab States Union Region

PEPSU covers almost the entire North India. This part of India has different cities having geographical and political importance. A PEPSU bus can take you to different popular cities. Some of these cities are:

Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with PEPSU

North India is quite famous for its pilgrimage destinations. You can book tickets to these places on the redBus app. Some of these popular pilgrimage destinations are:

  • Amritsar
  • Haridwar
  • Rishikesh
  • Ludhiana
  • Kedarnath



Safety Measures Followed on PEPSU buses during COVID-19

During the COVID times, PEPSU buses have taken a lot of precautions. The buses are well sanitised. Also, the buses are disinfected before and after every journey. Also, the number of buses has been increased to avoid overcrowding on the buses. It is mandatory to wear a mask throughout the journey.

redBus is introduced Safety+, a spe cial feature that reinforces the implementation of critical Covid-19 measures across all activities involving bus travel. It also acts as an indicator for bus operators to showcase their adherence to these measures for everyone’s safety and well-being.

These measures primarily involve thorough disinfection of buses after every trip, staff wearing masks and gloves at all times, regular temperature checks of all passengers and staff, and availability of hand sanitizers inside buses.

You can identify if a bus follows these Covid-19 measures by checking the Safety+ shield icon while booking. You may also check for the Safety+ sign while boarding the bus.

To help redBus and its staff enforce these measures and ensure safe travel, users are expected to wear proper face masks, use hand sanitizers or soap and water to wash their hands regularly, and avoid touching their faces. Individuals who are unwell or have associated symptoms are advised to postpone their travel.
 

PEPSU Bus Services | Buses Owned by PEPSU

PEPSU has a good frequency of buses that run all throughout the day ensuring safety and comfort of passengers. PEPSU staff are known for assisting passengers consistently. Travellers prefer PEPSU due to its convenient and on time bus services across various routes. Given below is the list of buses owned by PEPSU:


  • PEPSU owned Ordinary buses: 762
  • HVAC buses hired under KM Scheme: 29
  • INTEGRAL COACH hired buses: 14
  • PRTC owned MID Segment buses: 86
  • Ordinary buses hired under KM scheme: 232
  • Total Fleet: 1124

How to Book a PEPSU bus ticket online?

redBus is a one-stop destination for all your travel booking needs. You can visit the redBus website or open the redBus application to book PEPSU online tickets. Follow the following instructions to book a ticket on a PEPSU bus.

  • Add your source city and the destination from the top of this page.
  • Fill in the date of travel.
  • Click on search. This will display different options operating on the chosen route.
  • Click on the PEPSU Bus Button towards the top of the displayed results or choose the additional features that you want to have in your bus
  • Filter results according to your preference
  • Select the bus and then book the tickets

FAQs

Q: What is PEPSU?
A: PEPSU is the acronym for Patiala and East Punjab States Union. PEPSU Road Transport Corporation, also called PRTC was established in 1956 to serve the PEPSU region to provide efficient transportation services. PEPSU or PRTC is headquartered in Patiala.
Q: What are the various amenities offered by PEPSU buses?
A: PEPSU buses keep in mind passenger safety as well as comfort, offering various amenities and safety measures to allow passengers to have good travel experience. Among these amenities, certain onboard provisions are good amount of leg space, air conditioning, entertainment facilities like a television, CCTV, charging ports, pillows and blankets, and water bottles. It even comes with a first aid kit in case of emergencies.
Q: What are the different types of PEPSU buses offered?
A: There are a variety of buses offered in order to meet any and all customer and passenger needs. With redBus customers can choose from a plethora of booking options. The PEPSU bus types are Ordinary, HVAC, and Midi Buses. PEPSU also has Ordinary, Integral Coaches VOLVO/SCANIA, HVAC, and Midi buses under the KM (kilometer) scheme.
Q: How do I know if a bus is taking COVID-19 preventive measures?
A: Customers can identify if a bus follows COVID-19 guidelines using the new Safety+ feature launched by redBus. This will be marked both while booking the bus as well as on the bus while boarding.
Q: Do PEPSU buses cover routes to pilgrimage destinations?
A: By checking PEPSU online with redBus you will receive all bus details clearly. PEPSU buses run on various pilgrimage routes, popular destinations being Kedarnath, Amritsar, and Haridwar.
Q: What are the regions covered by PEPSU buses?
A: PEPSU buses popularly cover most north Indian states. These include Delhi, Chandigarh, Patiala, Amritsar, Katara, and Dharamshala. With redBus, various bus route and travel details will be presented to the customer on the screen before them.
Q: What are the popular routes of PEPSU?
A: PEPSU connects most of north India including the states of Punjab, Delhi, and Haryana. Some of the popular routes of PEPSU buses are Delhi to Ludhiana, Delhi to Patiala, Delhi to Amritsar, Delhi to Jalandhar, Patiala to Jalandhar, Amritsar to Patiala, Mohali to Delhi, Chandigarh to Amritsar, Jammu to Patiala, and Delhi to Phagwara. To check PEPSU bus for your destination visit the redBus app.
Q: What is the starting time of PEPSU buses?
A: The starting time of PEPSU buses differs for different routes. Most buses start early in the morning at around 4 or 5 am, though for certain routes like Delhi to Ludhiana and Delhi to Phagwara having round the clock buses, with the first bus of the day at 00:40 am. To check the timing of PEPSU buses for your route, visit the redBus website or app.
Q: How do I book a PEPSU bus ticket online on redBus?
A: You can book a confirmed ticket for PEPSU bus on the redBus website or app easily with a minimum of 7 clicks. On redBus interface, choose your destination, travel date, see the various PEPSU buses for your travel date, select the PEPSU bus for your preferred timing, choose your seat, make your online ticket payment through any of the many payment gateways and book your confirmed PEPSU online bus ticket within few minutes.
Q: Can I transfer my online PEPSU bus ticket to my friend as I am unable to travel?
A: Every passenger with an M-ticket needs to show their identity proof during the journey or before boarding the bus. So transferring a PEPSU bus M-ticket to another person is not possible. In case you are unable to travel; you can easily cancel your PEPSU bus ticket or reschedule your ticket.
Q: Do I need to create an account for PEPSU ticket booking on redBus?
A: No, you can just log in a guest user on redBus mobile application or website to book your PEPSU bus ticket. Registering on redBus is not mandatory for booking of online tickets.
Q: How early do I need to arrive to board my PEPSU bus?
A: You are asked to arrive 30 minutes before your PEPSU bus departure time to avoid any last-minute rush.
Q: How many bus depots are there in Punjab?
A: There are 18 bus depots in Punjab that are served by PEPSU buses. These include Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Moga, Firozpur, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Pathankot, and more.
Q: What is the Total Number of Routes covered by PEPSU on daily basis?
A: PEPSU covers 162 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
Q: What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by PEPSU?
A: There are 15 Night Service Buses run by PEPSU.
Q: What is the shortest & the longest route covered by PEPSU?
A: Shortest route is Chandigarh to Delhi and Longest route is Kapurthala to Delhi
Q: How many depot are there in Punjab?
A: There are 18 depots in Punjab that are operated by Punjab Roadways and PEPSU. These include Chandigarh, Roopnagar, Ludhiana, Ferozepur, Moga, Jagraon, Nangal, Jalandhar-1, Jalandhar-2, Nawanshehar, Batala, Pathankot, Hoshiarpur, Amritsar-1, Amritsar-2, Taran Taaran, Patti and Mukatsar.
Q: How many PRTC buses are there in Punjab?
A: PRTC has a fleet of 1075 buses for operating across 3,56,163 KMs in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, U.T., Delhi, U.P., Uttaranchal, Rajasthan and J&K.

Pepsu Bus Types

The various types of buses run by PEPSU are:

  • HVAC
  • Volvo A/C (2+2)
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