PEPSU (Punjab)

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About PEPSU | Patiala and East Punjab States Union Buses

Founded on: 16 October 1956

Total Number of PEPSU Buses: 1,124

Owned by: Government of Punjab 

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 Uttar Pradesh

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

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How to Book a PEPSU bus ticket online on redBus?

PEPSU 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 PEPSU 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.

PEPSU Bus 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 the 16th of October, 1956, under the provision of the Road Transport Corporations Act, 1950. Several HVAC, premium, and ordinary buses from PEPSU Road Transport Corporation now operate in 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 two cities in north India.

A PEPSU Road Transport Corporation 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.

You can easily buy tickets online for the PEPSU RTC bus to your desired destination. One of the safest and best options to reserve bus tickets online is redBus. Its user-friendly platform comes with a wide range of features. Moreover, you can also find great deals and exciting offers on the platform.

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Amenities on PEPSU buses

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

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

Popular PEPSU Travel Routes

PEPSU buses run all over North India. These buses connect even remote areas situated in two different states. Some states where the PEPSU bus service can be availed are Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Dehradun, etc. PEPSU tickets can be booked online if you want to go to any city that is 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 Road Transport Corporation 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 Road Transport Corporation 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:

  • Katra
  • Delhi
  • Ambala
  • Ludhiana
  • Amritsar
  • Chandigarh
  • Patiala
  • Dharamshala

PEPSU Special Bus Services

This year, PEPSU have re-started their special bus services to the Indira Gandhi Airport in Delhi. These luxury buses travel from eight cities, including Amritsar, Pathankot, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, and Patiala. The top-notch customer service makes covering this moderately long journey much easier.

Popular Pilgrimage Destination with PEPSU RTC

PEPSU buses travel to various places in North India with different pilgrimage locations. Some of the areas served by PEPSU buses, along with their top pilgrimage places, are as follows:

  1. Amritsar: The Golden Temple, Akal Takht, and Durgiana Temple are some of the most peaceful religious locations in Amritsar.
  2. Delhi: Akshardham Temple, Jama Masjid, and Lotus Temple are some of the country's most beautiful religious structures.
  3. Ludhiana: Kuber Temple, Surya Temple, and Nanda Devi Temple are famous pilgrimage locations in Ludhiana.
  4. Patiala: Kali Mata Mandir and Gurudwara Dukhniwaran Sahib receive a lot of tourists every year.
  5. Ambala: Gurudawara Manji Sahib and a 250-year-old Hanuman Temple are the highlights of Ambala city.

PEPSU Bus Services | Buses Owned by PEPSU

PEPSU has a good frequency of buses that run all throughout the day ensuring the safety and comfort of passengers. Their staff is known for assisting passengers consistently. Travelers prefer Patiala and East Punjab States Union bus services due to their 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
  • PEPSU-owned MID Segment buses: 86
  • Ordinary buses hired under KM scheme: 232
  • Total Fleet: 1124

PEPSU (Punjab) Bus Types

The various types of buses run by PEPSU (Punjab) are:

  • HVAC
  • Volvo A/C (2+2)
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Book PEPSU (Punjab) Online Bus Tickets

Booking PEPSU (Punjab) online bus tickets from redBus is fast and simple. You can book PEPSU (Punjab) ticket by choosing online secured payment options at any time. Every traveller is eligible to ongoing offers and cash backs.

Frequently Asked Questions On PEPSU Buses

What is PEPSU?
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.
What is the starting time of PEPSU buses?
The starting time of PEPSU buses differs for different routes. Most buses start early morning at around 4 or 5 am, though specific routes like Delhi to Ludhiana and Delhi to Phagwara have 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.
How do I book a PEPSU bus ticket online on redBus?
You can easily book a confirmed ticket for the PEPSU bus on the redBus website or app with a minimum of 7 clicks. On the redBus interface, choose your destination, and 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.
Can I transfer my online PEPSU bus ticket to my friend as I am unable to travel?
Every passenger with an M-ticket must 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.
Do I need to create an account for PEPSU ticket booking on redBus?
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.
How early do I need to arrive to board my PEPSU bus?
You are asked to arrive 30 minutes before your PEPSU bus departure time to avoid any last-minute rush.
What is the Total Number of Routes covered by PEPSU (Punjab) on daily basis?
PEPSU (Punjab) covers 150 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by PEPSU (Punjab)?
There are 18 Night Service Buses run by PEPSU (Punjab).
What is the shortest & the longest route covered by PEPSU (Punjab)?
Shortest route is Chandigarh to Patiala and Longest route is Kapurthala to Delhi Airport
How many depot are there in Punjab?
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.
How many Pepsu buses are there in Punjab?
PRTC has a fleet of 1075 buses for operating across 3,56,163 KMs in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh., Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir.
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