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RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Hyderabad to Karimnagar00:3023:00BOOK NOW
Hyderabad to Vijayawada02:3023:55BOOK NOW
Vijayawada to Hyderabad00:3023:59BOOK NOW
Bangalore to Hyderabad05:3023:15BOOK NOW
Karimnagar to Hyderabad00:4523:30BOOK NOW
Hyderabad to Khammam00:1523:50BOOK NOW
Hyderabad to Nandigama03:4023:40BOOK NOW
Khammam to Hyderabad00:3023:55BOOK NOW
Hyderabad to Bangalore05:3522:30BOOK NOW
Hyderabad to Godavarikhani00:4523:40BOOK NOW
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About TSRTC | Telangana State Road Transport Corporation

Founded: 2 June 2014 (after splitting the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation)

Owned by: Government of Telangana 

Total TSRTC Bus Stations: 364

No. of Routes Served by TSRTC: 3,653

Subsidiaries: TSRTC Logistic Services

Headquarter: Hyderabad , Telangana

Areas served: Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Chhattisgarh

TSRTC News | Latest Updates on TSRTC Buses

Last updated on: 21-01-2022

  • TSRTC generated Rs. 107 Cr. revenue during the Sankranti season. 
  • A cultural troupe bus for artists to go around and sing songs and play skits highlighting the safety aspects of travelling in TSRTC buses and seeking patronage for its services, was inaugurated by the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation Vice Chairman.
  • TSRTC is running 4,000 special buses for Sankranti festival from Hyderabad. 
  • Telangana State Road Transport Corporation to run 200 special buses to Sabrimala.
  • TSRTC's Nalgonda region completes 100% vaccination for the staff to help providing safe and secure travel to passengers.
  • In order to curb defacement of bus shelters and public places, Telangana State Road Transport Corporation will soon be turning its bus shelters into artworks.
  • The Telangana Roadways has decided to run bus services from 4 a.m. and increase the number of buses to facilitate increasing number of passengers.

Covid 19 Travel Advisory for TSRTC Buses

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

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

TSRTC Online Bus Ticket Booking

TSRTC (Telangana State Road Transport Corporation) is the state-owned transport wing that was formed in 2014 after splitting 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. On a daily basis, the TSRTC serves more than 80 lakh (8 million) passengers along more than 3,600 routes. The approximate size of its fleet is 10,460 buses spanning various types and companies. These are operated from 364 bus terminals and approximately 97 depots. In 2016, the RTC won an Award for Excellence in the “Best Bus Transportation ” category and also 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.


Amenities on TSRTC


TSRTC buses offer a wide range of amenities to choose from. These will differ depending on whether you’ve selected a standard or luxury TSRTC bus and whether these amenities are available on the route you have chosen. Here are some general amenities offered by TSRTC:


  • Air-conditioning
  • LED TVs
  • Movies and music
  • Reclining seats
  • Calf rests
  • Water bottles
  • Sanitary wet wipes
  • Blankets
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Safety hammers
  • Luggage racks and cabins
  • Emergency exit
  • Charging points
  • Sleeper berths
  • Seat pockets
  • Window curtains
  • Leg and armrests



Popular Routes Covered by TSRTC


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


  • 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 the route your bus takes. It can take anywhere 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.


Types of TSRTC Buses


TSRTC bus type


The TSRTC fleet caters to a variety of budgets; therefore, you will be able to 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 provide 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 connecting 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.


  • 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. They are referred to as “city” buses and are integral to the public transport system in Telangana.


Popular Cities


You can make a TSRTC online booking to head to or from the following popular cities:


  • Bengaluru : Known as the Garden City and Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka. It is known for being a commercial and business hub and for its culture and nightlife.


  • Punalur : Punalur is a hill station city in Kerala, on the states’ border with Tamil Nadu. The scenic city is frequented by tourists looking for cooler climes.


  • Kollam : This city in Kerala, on the Malabar coast, is known for its beaches and natural landscapes. The Ashtamudi Lake and Tangasseri Lighthouse are popular tourist spots.


Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with TSRTC


TSRTC services many popular pilgrimage sites in Southern India. Here are a few that you can choose to visit:


  • Bhadrachalam : This Hindu pilgrimage site in Telangana is known for its 17th-century Bhadrachalam Temple complex.


  • Shirdi : This major pilgrimage site in Maharashtra is home to the revered Sai Baba Temple. The Samadhi Mandir shrine is visited by pilgrims wishing to pay their respects at Sai Baba’s tomb.



Safety Measures Followed by TSRTC during COVID-19


TSRTC strives to make its buses safe and hygienic for travel. The maintenance teams sanitise the seats and railings as well as the exterior of the bus. All staff on board the bus and in terminals wear masks and protective shields; distancing regulations are followed to ensure passenger safety. For the latest updates on travel restrictions, you can check Telengana Travel Guidelines. 


Making a TSRTC online booking with redBus gives you access to great deals, discounts and combo packages that make your journey affordable. The redBus app and website are convenient and secure to use. TSRTC live bus tracking can also be done by using redBus 'Track My Bus' feature. With redBus, you can be rest assured that you’ll have a seamless booking experience. Have a safe and happy journey.

How to Book an 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.

FAQs

Q: What types of buses are offered by TSRTC?
A: 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).
Q: What cities does the TSRTC connect?
A: 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.
Q: Can I make a TSRTC online booking a few hours before departure?
A: 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 route that is chosen. The redBus app also enables you to find your boarding point in time, through the Boarding Point Navigation feature.
Q: I’m in a new city. How do I get to my TSRTC bus boarding point?
A: 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.
Q: Do TSRTC buses run daily?
A: 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.
Q: Is there only one boarding point per TSRTC route?
A: 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.
Q: Can I add a return ticket to my TSRTC bus booking?
A: 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.
Q: I don’t have a credit card. How do I make a TSRTC bus booking on redBus?
A: 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.
Q: Why should I choose a TSRTC bus over other operators?
A: 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.
Q: Can I book TSRTC for pilgrimage ?
A: 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.
Q: What are the popular routes covered by the TSRTC buses?
A: TSRTC buses run on many bus routes, and 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 for travelling between these routes using the online TSRTC bus booking option.
Q: What amenities are available on the TSRTC Vajra buses?
A: Vajra minibuses have a seating capacity of 21 comfortable luxury seats with push back facility. All of these buses have mobile charging facilities along with an LCD TV and 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 in order to provide direct bus facilities to various colonies in Hyderabad to Nizamabad and Warangal, and the timings can be checked on the TSRTC online portal.
Q: Does TSRTC provide inter-state bus services to Andhra Pradesh?
A: 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.
Q: Is TSRTC planning on introducing electric bus services?
A: 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.
Q: What is the Total Number of Routes covered by TSRTC on daily basis?
A: TSRTC covers 12783 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
Q: What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by TSRTC?
A: There are 0 Night Service Buses run by TSRTC.
Q: What is the shortest & the longest route covered by TSRTC?
A: Shortest route is Mulakalacheruv to Kadiri and Longest route is Aswapuram to Kothagudem

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