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What types of buses are offered by TSRTC?
TSRTC has a massive fleet made up of a variety of bus types. TSRTC operates AC Semi-sleeper (Garuda Plus), Super Luxury AC push-back, AC Semi-Sleeper (Indra), Deluxe Non-AC, Express Non-AC, Super Luxury Non-AC push-back, and Volvo, Benz or Isuzu AC Semi-sleeper (Garuda).
Where can I go with TSRTC buses?
The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) connects cities and towns within Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It also connects these states to cities in neighbouring states, including Bengaluru, Nagpur, Pune, Shirdi, Mumbai, Vellore and Chennai. The most popular bus routes frequented by TSRTC buses, according to redBus data, are Hyderabad to Karimnagar, Bangalore to Hyderabad and Vijayawada to Hyderabad.
Can I make a TSRTC online booking a few hours before departure?
Yes, you can book seats on a TSRTC bus already on its way or only a few hours before departure. Successful booking is subject to the availability of seats and the chosen route. You may check the availability on the redBus app and make bus ticket bookings.
How do I get to my TSRTC bus boarding point?
The redBus app enables you to find your boarding point in time, through the Boarding Point Navigation feature. The tool tracks your TSRTC bus in real-time, if it is tracking-enabled, allowing you to make it to the right pick-up point and avoid missing your bus. If you’d like to pass on the link to a loved one to monitor, a tracking link is sent to your registered mobile number 30 minutes before departure, along with your TSRTC bus number. This only applies to buses that have “Track My Bus” enabled.
Are TSRTC buses running daily?
Yes. TSRTC covers over 12,000 routes daily, connecting small villages and towns to metropolitan cities in the Telangana state and neighbouring states. The departure times of all buses are spread out through the day and night. Many first buses depart as early as 12 AM, while last buses leave as late as 11.55 PM.
Is there only one boarding point per TSRTC route?
Not necessarily. Along many routes, you will find that you have a number of boarding points to choose from depending on what is most convenient. For example, Hyderabad has a range of pick-up points to choose from, including Ameerpet, BN Reddy Nagar, Chandra Nagar, Erragadda and the Central Bus Station (CBS). When you’re making your TSRTC online booking on redBus, you will be able to specify the pick-up point most convenient for you before proceeding with the payment. It is always advised to confirm the stop at this point with your bus operator before boarding or alighting.
Can I add a return ticket to my TSRTC bus booking?
Yes, you can. All you need to do is add your return date when using the redBus filters to sort bus operators. This will bring up a list of buses that are available on the selected date. You can then follow through with your TSRTC booking and payment as usual.
I don’t have a credit card. How do I make a TSRTC bus booking on redBus?
You don’t necessarily need a credit card to make a TSRTC booking on redBus. You can use a debit card, pay through an online bank account through internet transfer or use popular e-wallets. You will not need to show this payment method while boarding the bus, so you can request a friend or loved one for their help in booking if you don’t have access to the above methods.
Why should I choose a TSRTC bus over other operators?
The TSRTC is committed to putting passenger safety and comfort above all. Their fleet is made up of more than 10,000 luxurious and regular buses to cater to a vast population. With the TSRTC, you won’t have to worry about transport permits and licensed drivers because they are state-run. Travelling with TSRTC also negates the hassle of dealing with private operators and being unsure about their safety levels.
Can I book TSRTC for pilgrimage ?
There are many routes in the TSRTC lineup that connect to major pilgrimage hubs. Tirupati, Shirdi, Vijayawada, Srisailam, and Bhadrachalam are connected to major cities both in Telangana and in neighbouring states.
What are the popular routes covered by the TSRTC buses?
TSRTC buses run on many bus routes. The most popular ones are Hyderabad to Bangalore, Hyderabad to Vijayawada, Hyderabad to Chennai, Hyderabad to Srisailam, Hyderabad to Karimnagar, Hyderabad to Tirupati, Hyderabad to Shiridi, and Hyderabad to Bhadrachalam. You can easily purchase tickets between these routes using the online TSRTC bus booking option.
What facilities are available on the TSRTC Vajra buses?
Vajra minibuses have a seating capacity of 21 comfortable luxury seats with push back facility. These buses have mobile charging facilities, an LCD TV, and a high-class audio system. Passengers who have booked a ticket on these buses will be able to know the whereabouts of these buses through the online real-time bus tracking facility. Moreover, these buses were introduced to provide direct bus facilities to various colonies in Hyderabad, Nizamabad and Warangal, and the timings can be checked on the TSRTC online portal.
Does TSRTC provide inter-state bus services to Andhra Pradesh?
Yes, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana recently decided to begin the bus services between routes connecting these two states. The TSRTC will operate in Andhra Pradesh across 1,61,258 kilometres with 826 buses, and the APSRTC will operate in Telangana across 1,60,999 kilometres with 638 buses. Tickets can be purchased either through the TSRTC online booking option or from the bus depots.
Is TSRTC planning on introducing electric bus services?
Yes, TSRTC has recently announced that the government is planning on establishing around 178 charging stations in Telangana. They will also be introducing a fleet of 40 electric buses that will connect various cities within and outside the state.
What is the Total Number of Routes covered by TSRTC on daily basis?
TSRTC covers 9070 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by TSRTC?
There are 1081 Night Service Buses run by TSRTC.
What is the shortest & the longest route covered by TSRTC?
Shortest route is Nizamabad to Nirmal and Longest route is Siddipet to Mumbai
When does TSRTC first bus leave from Bangalore?
The first bus by TSRTC leaves from Bangalore at 5.40 AM.
What are Vajra buses offered by TSRTC?
Vajra buses offered by TSRTC offer doorstep pickup service. Vajra buses provide intercity travel colonies from several colonies in Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Warangal, and some other cities.
What amenities are offered in TSRTC Garuda buses?
Garuda buses offered by TSRTC fall under Premium bus services. Amenities offered on Garuda buses are a pack of facial wipes, AC, water bottle, blanket, charging point, and luggage compartment.
Are electric buses offered by TSRTC in Hyderabad?
TSRTC runs Electric bus services for passengers travelling to the Hyderabad International Airport. TSRTC Electric buses connect the Hyderabad International Airport with different locations within the city.
TSRTC offers bus services into how many zones?
TSRTC has three zones for the operation of bus services, which are Hyderabad Rural (HR), Karimnagar (KRMR), and Greater Hyderabad (GHz). TSRTC further divides the zones into 13 regions and 25 divisions.
Is TSRTC online booking on redBus safe?
TSRTC online booking is completely safe on redBus. It is because the online portal of redBus is encrypted and does not share commuter info with anyone.
How many depots are used by TSRTC for operations?
TSRTC uses several depots at different locations to offer on-time bus services. In total, TSRTC operates through 97 depots. TSRTC also uses several bus stops and stations to offer robust bus services.
What are the focus stations for TSRTC bus services?
TSRTC operates via several bus stations in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and other states. Focus stations for TSRTC are Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station, Jubilee Bus Station, Hanamkonda Bus Station, and Karimnagar Bus Station.
Are there any dormitories or lounges offered at major bus stations of TSRTC?
Dormitories and lounges are available for passengers at major bus stations of TSRTC. You can contact TSRTC to know more about dormitories and lounges.
Are TSRTC drivers fully trained?
All TSRTC drivers are fully trained and offer a safe commuting experience. TSRTC drivers have to undergo training before operating public buses.

TSRTC Online Reservation

TSRTC is popular due to its adequate, safe and on-time bus services. Several types of buses run by TSRTC help in connecting different routes. TSRTC proficiently strives in maintaining its quality and delivering an affordable bus travel experience in the long run.

TSRTC Online Bus Ticket Booking

Bus tickets for the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) can be purchased online through redBus. Purchasing a TSRTC bus ticket online is as easy as following these instructions. 

  • Enter your source city and destination, and date of travel. 
  • Choose TSRTC buses as an operator, you can choose the type of bus you want to travel.
  • Select the TSRTC boarding point and dropping point.
  • Select the seat layout; you can also book the ladies' seat on the TSRTC bus.
  • Fill in your contact and co-passenger details if you travel in a group.
  • Select the payment method and your ticket is booked.

Many people prefer to book TSRTC online bus tickets through redBus for a pleasant and trouble-free journey. You can reserve your preferred seat on a TSRTC bus by using the redBus website or mobile application. TSRTC advance bus reservations are also accessible on redBus. TSRTC provides advance bus ticket booking, which allows you to book your bus ticket up to 30 days before your trip. To minimise last-minute problems at bus stations, one can pre-book TSRTC bus tickets through redBus. 

TSRTC News | Updated on 29 May 2023

Here are the latest news updates on Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) buses:

  • As a part TSRTC piolet projects TSRTC started snack box for 9 e-Garuda bus running on Hyderabad To Vijayawada route.
  • Starting Tuesday, women in the city can purchase T-24 tickets for a discounted price of Rs 80. These tickets can be bought from conductors on both ordinary and metro express buses that operate within the city limits.
  • TSRTC launches new buses from Hyderabad to Bangalore, Huballi and Davangere.
  • TSRTC appoint village bus officer across the state to increase the awareness among passenger.
  • TSRTC plans to introduce high-tech AC buses. The 12-meter-long electric AC buses will seat 41 people and go more than 325 km on a single charge.
  • Telangana State Road Transport Corporation is going to run special 60 buses from Hyderabad to Uppal for those who are attending IPL matches.
  • TSRTC offers 10% discounts on Hyderabad to Vijayawada Bus tickets, these discounts will be applicable to the Rajdhani AC services.
  • Telangand State Road Transport Corporation is all set to launch the TSRTC bus tracking app which will be equipped on 900 metro express bus.
  • From March, 16 new AC sleeper buses called "Lahari" will be offered to passengers, designed like private travel buses. First, these bus services would run between Bengaluru and Hubli in Karnataka, Visakhapatnam and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, and Chennai in Tamil Nadu.
  • TSRTC, which has already introduced new super-luxury, non-AC sleeper and seater-cum-sleeper buses, has built hi-tech AC sleeper buses for long extended journeys.

About TSRTC | Telangana State Road Transport Corporation

  • Founded: 2 June 2014 (after splitting the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation)
  • Owner: Government of Telangana
  • Head Office: Hyderabad
  • Total TSRTC Bus Stations: 364
  • No. of Routes Served by TSRTC: 3,653
  • Total revenue: INR 130,400,000 (approx.)
  • Total number of routes: 36,593
  • Types of services offered: Premium, Mid-level, Entry-level, Urban, Special Hire, Cargo, and Electric Bus services
  • Types of buses offered: Vajra, Garuda Plus, Garuda, Rajdhani, Super Luxury, Deluxe, etc.
  • Key People: Sri V.C Sajjanar (Vice Chairman & Managing Director), Sri Puvvada Ajay Kumar (Transport Minister, Telangana)
  • Subsidiaries: TSRTC Logistic Services
  • Areas served: Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Chhattisgarh.
  • Awards and achievements: Telangana State Energy Conservation Award – 2019, PCRA Award, ASRTU Productivity Awards, India Bus Awards (2018), ASRTU Fuel Efficiency Award (2106-17), National Public Transport Excellence Award – 2017, etc.

TSRTC Bus Ticket Price

Despite the fact that TSRTC provides premium bus services, its fares are reasonable. It also runs entry-level buses in communities and isolated locations with low-cost tickets. TSRTC bus ticket prices are available in real time on redBus. On redBus, no commission is applied to the purchase of a TSRTC bus ticket. Further redBus discounts and promo codes will further cut the cost of TSRTC bus tickets. Overall, TSRTC online booking via redBus is secure and cost-effective. The price of a TSRTC bus ticket on redBus is determined by the service type, bus type, and seat type.

The following are the starting ticket costs for TSRTC buses on certain popular routes:

  • Hyderabad to Karimnagar- INR 315- 3 hrs 
  • Hyderabad to Vijayawada- INR 492- 5 hrs 30 min
  • Bengaluru to Hyderabad- INR 974- 9 hrs
  • Hyderabad to Khammam- INR 344- 4hrs
  • Hyderabad to Nandigama- INR 445- 4 hrs 
  • Hyderabad to Bengaluru- INR 974- 9 hrs 15 min 
  • Hyderabad to Warangal- INR 276- 3 hrs 20 min

TSRTC Online Bus Ticket Booking

TSRTC (Telangana State Road Transport Corporation) is the state-owned transport wing formed in 2014 after the split from the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC).

TSRTC services three zones– Hyderabad (Hakimpet), Karimnagar (Rampur), and Greater Hyderabad (Uppal)– and spans the 13 regions within these zones. Daily, the TSRTC serves more than 80 lakhs (8 million) passengers along approximately 3,600 routes. Its fleet is about 10,460 buses spanning various types and companies. These are operated from 364 bus terminals and about 97 depots.

In 2016, the TSRTC won an Award for Excellence in the “Best Bus Transportation ” category and garnered recognition for the highest KMPL fuel efficiency between 2014 and 2015.

TSRTC services metropolitan cities and towns in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Goa, and Maharashtra. It is also linked to bus services in Odisha and Chhattisgarh. You can make TSRTC online booking on redBus and grab discounts and deals offered to reduce your bus ticket price by a significant amount.

Popular Cities Covered by TSRTC

TSRTC offers bus services to many destinations in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Goa, and other states. In addition, with its massive fleet of buses, TSRTC provides daily departures to many South Indian cities.

One can check the availability of TSRTC buses to any city on redBus. The frequency of TSRTC buses can be more than expected for some routes. Usually, the most significant number of TSRTC buses in a day depart from Hyderabad.

You can make a TSRTC online bus ticket booking to or from the following popular cities like Bengaluru, Kollam, and Chennai, Here is a list of famous cities of TSRTC: 

  • Nalgonda
  • Hyderabad
  • Khammam
  • Warangal
  • Nizamabad
  • Nandigama
  • Karimnagar
  • Adilabad
  • Kodad
  • Kurnool
  • Ramagundam

Popular Routes Covered by TSRTC

In total, TSRTC operates buses on around 36,593 routes. However, not all routes are serviced by TSRTC daily. Some of these TSRTC routes are small-length, while others are inter-state routes. One can view the availability of TSRTC coaches on any road with redBus.

Complete TSRTC route information is offered by redBus to individuals. TSRTC has many depots and bus stops that help them cover more routes efficiently. In addition, its massive fleet of more than 9,000 coaches can cover many routes.

Travellers who make a TSRTC online booking on redBus tend to choose from the following popular routes commonly:

  • Hyderabad to Karimnagar: The distance between Hyderabad and Karimnagar in Telangana is an average of 170 kilometres (105 miles). It typically takes between 2 and 4.5 hours to cover by road depending on the traffic and road conditions.
  • Bengaluru to Hyderabad: The distance between these two cities is a minimum of 560 kilometres (348 miles), depending on your bus route. It can take between 8 and 14 hours to make the journey by bus.
  • Vijayawada to Hyderabad: The most common route that connects these cities is 275 kilometres (171 miles) long and will take at least 4.5 hours to cover by road.

Following are some of the other popular routes for TSRTC buses:

  • Khammam to Bengaluru
  • Hyderabad to Adilabad
  • Hyderabad to Mumbai
  • Hyderabad to Vijayawada
  • Nizamabad to Bengaluru
  • Hyderabad to Warangal
  • Hyderabad to Chennai
  • Hyderabad to Pune
  • Hyderabad to Nagpur

Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with TSRTC

Many pilgrimage seekers arrive in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and neighbouring states. TSRTC offers special bus services to pilgrimage seekers. In addition, people on a spiritual journey can choose Special Hire Services offered by TSRTC. Besides bus hire, pilgrimage bus services are also available at standard rates from TSRTC. TSRTC also takes several initiatives to promote pilgrimage tourism in Telangana. One can check the availability of TSRTC buses to any pilgrimage city on redBus. In addition, one can visit the redBus app or website and book pilgrimage bus services.

 Popular pilgrimage destinations with TSRTC buses are as follows:

  • Basara
  • Tirupati
  • Vijayawada
  • Yadagirigutta
  • Srisailam
  • Bhadrachalam
  • Yadadri
  • Medak

Types of TSRTC Buses

TSRTC has a massive fleet of more than 9,000 coaches. All coaches of TSRTC aren't similar. Coaches offered by TSRTC can differ in interior structure, seating capacity, seat type, and more.

TSRTC buses are majorly classified into the following types,

  • Express: These non-AC 3 + 2 buses run between cities in Telangana, including Khammam and Godavarikhani.
  • Ordinary: These buses are deployed along high-frequency routes within individual cities. Hence, they are referred to as “city” buses and are integral to the public transport system in Telangana.

TSRTC offers several AC bus types under Premium Services. It also provides several non-AC bus types under Mid-level Services. As a result, the bus types for each service provided by TSRTC can differ.

However, all buses offered by TSRTC are equipped with several amenities. One can know the TSRTC bus type before booking an e-ticket on redBus. The TSRTC fleet caters to various budgets; therefore, you can find one that is affordable yet safe for travel.

Here are some options you can choose from when making your TSRTC online booking:

  • Vajra: These are mini air-conditioned buses that connect areas in Hyderabad to Nizamabad, Godavarikhani, Karimnagar, and Warangal.
  • Vennela: This premium bus features sleeper berths with individual LED TVs and pre-loaded movies. The staff also provides water bottles, sanitary wipes, and freshly washed blankets.
  • Garuda Plus: These multi-axle buses from Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, and Scania feature reclining seats. They are operated along long-distance routes.
  • Rajadhani: These AC buses from Ashok Leyland service routes connect Hyderabad to other district headquarters. On occasion, they are deployed along highly-frequented long-distance routes.
  • Super-luxury: These non-AC buses feature push-back seats and are run to and from major cities in Telangana and neighbouring states.

Other TSRTC buses available for passengers are as follows:

  • Deluxe
  • Express and Semi Express
  • Palle Velugu
  • Metro Luxury

How to Book a TSRTC bus ticket online on redBus?

TSRTC 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 TSRTC 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.

TSRTC Special Bus Services

Apart from public bus services, TSRTC also offers special bus services. For example, it offers Special Hire Services, where individuals and organizations can hire a bus. Buses can be hired for pilgrimage travel, marriage transport, and tours. It also offers special bus services at normal ticket rates to pilgrimage seekers. Apart from that, TSRTC often extends bus services on a special route for festive celebrations or national/international events.

TSRTC Special Tour Packages

TSRTC also offers special tour packages to passengers. It offers a one-day tour package to Tirupati, Kanipakam, and Vellore tourist attractions. TSRTC also offers a tour package to visit attractions in Vishakhapatnam. There are two different one-day tour packages, one that takes you to Kuntala & Pochera Waterfalls and Nirmal Handicrafts. And the other includes Hanmakonda, Ramappa Temple, and Laknavaram Temple. Not just that, TSRTC also offers many different tour packages for tourists. The tour packages provided by TSRTC consist of curated activities and site visits for tourists.

TSRTC Offers Discounts

1. TSRTC Child Policy

TSRTC also circulates concession offers and schemes for passengers. For example, while making a TSRTC bus reservation, you only have to pay 50% of the ticket amount for a child. A child aged between 5 and 12 years will get a 50% discount on TSRTC online bus tickets. Furthermore, TSRTC reduces ticket rates to make bus services affordable to the public. For an additional discount, one can book TSRTC online bus tickets on redBus. Coupon codes and redDeals on redBus can reduce the cost of TSRTC bus booking. Also, the TSRTC bus tickets on redBus are free from commission charges.

2. Code FIRST for the new Users

Use the code FIRST to get a 10% discount up to Rs 150 + Rs 100 cashback on TSRTC bus tickets. This offer is exclusively accessible to first-time users and is valid for a minimum ticket value of Rs 200. The offer is only valid once per the customer's email address or mobile phone number. This offer is only available to logged-in users who confirm their mobile number using an OTP .within 48 working hours of the date of the ride; the cashback will be credited to your redBus wallet. The offer cash is valid for six months from the date it is credited to the wallet, after which it will expire and be ineligible. The redBus deal is valid across all channels.

TSRTC Bus Pass Info

TSRTC offers bus passes to various people in society. Here is the useful information which you should look into to check your eligibility for the bus pass:

  • TSRTC offers Student Free Bus Passes for children below 12 years of age that are enrolled in a school. Girl students below 18 years of age (up to class X) can also use this bus pass.
  • TSRTC offers Student Concessional Route Passes in several cities and towns. Students can generate monthly and quarterly passes and travel at affordable rates in TSRTC buses.
  • Monthly and quarterly, TSRTC also offers college student bus pass.
  • TSRTC also offers an annual Journalist Bus Pass.
  • TSRTC offers an annual Physically Challenged Bus Pass.
  • TSRTC also circulates Freedom Fighter Bus Pass and Police Martyr's Bus Pass.
  • NGO Bus Passes and Kidney Patient Bus Passes are offered by TSRTC.

TSRTC Bus Cancellation Charges

TSRTC allows passengers to cancel their bus bookings made online. However, passengers must pay TSRTC bus cancellation charges based on their timing. TSRTC bus cancellation charges for passengers are as follows:

  • Cancelling TSRTC bus tickets two days (48 hours) before the bus departure means passengers don't have to pay any charges.
  • For cancelling TSRTC bus tickets a day before the bus departure, passengers must pay 10% of the ticket price as a cancellation charge.
  • For cancelling TSRTC bus tickets between 24 to 2 hours before the bus departure, passengers must pay 25% of the bus ticket price as a cancellation charge.
  • Passengers will have to pay 50% of the TSRTC ticket amount as a cancellation charge for discarding bus tickets 1-2 hours before departure.

TSRTC Bus Services

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

Book TSRTC Online Bus Tickets

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

Bus Amenities

Reclining seatNo
Hand Sanitisers ProvidedNo
Charging PointYes
Reading LightYes
Water BottleNo

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