|Route||First Bus||Last Bus|
|New Bus Stand to Koyambedu||04:00||15:30||BOOK NOW|
|Pondicherry to Chennai||04:00||15:30||BOOK NOW|
|Chennai to Pondicherry||09:30||19:30||BOOK NOW|
|Koyambedu to New Bus Stand||09:30||19:30||BOOK NOW|
|Pondicherry to Karaikal||05:20||23:30||BOOK NOW|
|Karaikal to Pondicherry||04:15||21:40||BOOK NOW|
|Pondicherry to Mahe||17:29||17:31||BOOK NOW|
|Karaikal to Chennai||08:30||22:40||BOOK NOW|
|Pondicherry to Nagercoil||18:24||18:25||BOOK NOW|
|RTC Bus Stand to New Bus Stand||06:00||22:00||BOOK NOW|
PRTC refers to the Puducherry Road Transport Corporation. It was founded in 1988 as the Pondicherry Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC). However, the entity was bifurcated to tackle transport and tourism separately. The PRTC is currently run by the Government of Puducherry. PRTC services the union territory of Puducherry which includes Mahé, Karaikal, Yanam, and Pondicherry.
Puducherry Road Transport Corporation currently owns a fleet of over 140 inter-state and intra-state buses that service a total of 55 routes. Its focus is to connect towns and cities in the union territory and Tamil Nadu state to Puducherry. Some buses also travel to popular cities, such as Bengaluru and Tirupati, in neighbouring states. You can book PRTC online bus tickets safely and easily on redBus.
PRTC or Puducherry Road Transport Corporation operates a variety of buses to cater to preferred amenities, budgets, and needs of its passengers. As a result, the types of conveniences you may find onboard a PRTC bus will differ depending on your reservation type. Here is a general list of amenities you may choose to look out for:
To make your PRTC bus booking, it would help to learn what the most popular routes are. Please note that these routes are serviced by different buses and at various times, so you might not see all of them for your date of travel. Here are some routes that redBus users frequent:
The PRTC - Puducherry Road Transport Corporation bus fleet consists of a variety of bus types. Although a majority of them are from Ashok Leyland, you will find the occasional Volvo and Scania bus as well. Here are the popular types you can choose from when making a PRTC online reservation:
The PRTC - Puducherry Road Transport Corporation primarily services Puducherry Union Territory as well as the state of Tamil Nadu. Here are some popular cities for which you can make a PRTC online booking:
Is it safe to travel in Puducherry right now?
The Puducherry government has allowed travel in the state due to the reduction in the number of positive cases per day. You can travel in Puducherry via PRTC (Puducherry Road Transport Corporation) buses which take strict safety measures against the ongoing pandemic. PRTC buses travel to many cities of neighbouring states like Chennai, Tindivanam, Coimbatore, Tirupati, Koyambedu, etc. Passengers have to adhere to the travel guidelines laid by the Puducherry government. You have to wear a mask and go through the thermal scanning process for boarding a PRTC bus. You can now know about the live COVID cases update of Puducherry via the state-wise COVID-19 updates of redBus.
The various types of buses run by Puducherry Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) are: