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UPSRTC Bus Routes & Timings

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Lucknow to Gorakhpur00:1523:55BOOK NOW
Allahabad to Lucknow00:1523:59BOOK NOW
Lucknow to Barabanki03:3021:25BOOK NOW
Lucknow to Faizabad00:0023:59BOOK NOW
Lucknow to Allahabad00:3023:45BOOK NOW
Lucknow to Delhi00:0023:59BOOK NOW
Delhi to Lucknow06:3023:46BOOK NOW
Gorakhpur to Lucknow00:0023:59BOOK NOW
Lucknow to Haidargarh05:3020:15BOOK NOW
Lucknow to Raebareli00:0023:30BOOK NOW

UPSRTC Bus Details

Q: What is the Total Number of Routes covered by UPSRTC on daily basis?
A: UPSRTC covers 12874 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
Q: What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by UPSRTC?
A: There are 3306 Night Service Buses run by UPSRTC.
Q: What is the shortest & the longest route covered by UPSRTC?
A: Shortest route is Muzaffarnagar to Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Longest route is Faizabad to Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Q: While planning my travel with UPSRTC, what are the kinds of buses I can choose for long-distance journeys?
A: For long-distance travel, we recommend looking at the UPSRTC bus timetable and choosing from buses like Ordinary, Scania A/C Seater (2+2), A/C Sleeper (2+1), Shatabdi A/C (2+2), Non-A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), Jan Rath A/C (2+2), Pink Express A/C (2+2), Gold Line Non-A/C (2+3), Volvo Multi-axle A/C (2+2), Kathmandu Seva A/C Volvo, and Volvo Multi-axle Sleeper A/C (2+1) that come with a lot of in-built amenities and operate between various districts.
Q: What are the kind of facilities I can avail on a UPSRTC luxury bus?
A: Amenities vary across bus operators, however, most luxury UPSRTC buses are equipped with WiFi, a charging point, a reading light overhead, water bottles, CCTV cameras, pillow and a blanket, live tracking facility and a hammer to break the glass window in case of an emergency. Some buses also provide newspapers and are fitted with their own toilets.
Q: Do I have to carry a print-out of my e-ticket while travelling?
A: No, it is not mandatory to carry a print out of your e-ticket while travelling. An e-ticket on your phone, laptop, or tablet can be shown to the conductor at the time of boarding. However, make sure you have your proof of identity to go with the e-ticket if you’re asked to produce the same while travelling. Else your booking may be considered invalid.
Q: I cannot find the email which was sent to me at the time of booking. What should I do?
A: If you cannot find the email with your booking details, there is no need to worry as you can always access your earlier booking history by visiting the booking history section and request for a copy of your e-ticket. However, in case you had not registered as a user and booked your ticket earlier as a guest user, you cannot access your booking history. In this case, please get in touch with the customer care department who will help you with getting a copy of your e-ticket once you establish your identity.
Q: One of my family members made the UPSRTC online booking for me and paid it via their credit card. Will this pose a problem for me while travelling?
A: No. UPSRTC online booking payments are independent and do not consider the traveller to be the same person who has made the booking. At the time of travelling though make sure you have your proof of identity on you.
Q: Can I change the travel date on my existing UPSRTC online bus booking and reschedule it for a later date?
A: No, you cannot change any information like date, name, age, or gender on an existing booking. In case you need to make alterations, you will have to cancel the existing booking and make a new one.
Q: Can I book a seat of my choice on the UPSRTC bus or are seats allotted by default while booking my journey on a UPSRTC bus?
A: While booking your ticket with a specific bus operator, the available seats will be displayed to you in the form of a layout that represents the interior of the bus. You can choose a seat according to your preference which is automatically blocked when you confirm the booking and pay for it. You’ll be allotted a seat on your desired bus by default only when all the other seats in the bus are full.
Q: Can I book a meal on a UPSRTC bus?
A: Yes, you can now book a meal while travelling on a UPSRTC bus. This is subjective to the operator you’re travelling with, though most long-distance journeys allow you to book your meal with the UPSRTC food partner, Meal On Road.
Q: Is it mandatory to pay online while booking a ticket, or can I book online and choose to pay at the time of boarding?
A: Yes, it is absolutely mandatory to pay at the time of booking since the payment success is the only factor that confirms your ticket. You can choose to pay for your ticket via credit card, debit card or internet banking. Your e-ticket is sent to your registered email ID and mobile number only after you have completed your payment.
Q: I cancelled my online booking but I have not received my refund. Why?
A: Refunds are credited to your source account within 7 to 10 days from the date of cancellation. In case you’re still not received your refund, please get in touch with the customer assistance team.
Q: What amenities are present in UPSRTC bus stations?
A: The corporation has around 300 bus stations in various cities in and around the state. Each of the bus stations has various amenities for the convenience of passengers, and these amenities include toilets, canteens, restrooms, booking offices, timetable and fare chart display, fans, lights, public address systems, enquiry counters, benches and seats, etc.
Q: Is it safe to travel in UPSRTC buses during the time of the pandemic?
A: Passengers who plan on travelling in UPSRTC buses can stay safe by taking a few precautionary steps. These would include covering the mouth and the nose using masks or face covers, bringing and constantly using their own hand sanitizers, and maintaining physical distance with the other passengers.
Q: Has UPSRTC begun operating interstate buses?
A: Yes, the Uttar Pradesh government has given permission to resume inter-state bus services to Haryana, Rajasthan, and Delhi. Passengers can take a UPSRTC bus to travel outside the state. For these, UPSRTC bus booking online is an option. There are also ticket counters at the bus stations for people who do not want to go for the UPSRTC online ticket option.
Q: If a passenger forgets to bring a mask, will they be able to buy one from the UPSRTC bus station?
A: Yes. Due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases, the UPSRTC has started selling reusable face masks at major UPSRTC bus stations in the state. This is done to make sure that all the passengers travelling in UPSRTC buses are wearing masks to prevent the spread of infections.
Q: Have UPSRTC buses started plying to Delhi from UP?
A: Yes, UPSRTC buses are now plying from different cities in UP to Delhi. Around 700 DTC and 1,000 UPSRTC buses are offering their services to cities like Meerut, Bulandshaher, Khurja, Hapur, Noida, Gaziabad and more.
Q: Can I go from Agra to Mathura for Holi by UPSRTC?
A: Yes, you can go from Agra to Mathura for Holi by UPSRTC buses. You can look for bus availability on the redBus app/website.


Total Number of Buses Offered by UPSRTC: 12,429

Total Number of Routes Served by UPSRTC: 12,874

Owned by: Government of Uttar Pradesh

Headquarter: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Types of Buses Offered: Ordinary, AC Seater, Volvo, Non AC Sleeper, Shatabdi, Pink Express, Janrath, Scannia, Gold Line

Areas Served by UPSRTC: Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan

UPSRTC Online Reservation

The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) was originally founded in the year 1947 and started its operations in the Lucknow to Barabanki route on 15th May 1947. The head office of the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation is situated in Lucknow. UPSRTC is one of the biggest bus services providers in North India in terms of its geographical coverage and number of buses.

It has more than 1,21,900 buses in its fleet that caters to the travelling needs of over 1.4 million passengers. The primary aim of UPSRTC is to provide a comfortable and safe travelling experience to all its passengers in the most affordable way. The UPSRTC buses cover more than 12,800 travel routes on a daily basis. You can also make UPSRTC online ticket booking using a trusted service provider like redBus.

Amenities on UPSRTC

UPSRTC buses are designed to provide a safe and comfortable travel experience to all the commuters using its bus services. Buses are equipped with all the required amenities to make up for a relaxed and safe travel journey. The set of amenities varies depending upon the type of bus and accommodation booked by the passenger. The accommodations with a higher number of amenities have a relatively higher price compared with the usual ones. One can can expect the following amenities on UPSRTC buses during their travel:

  • Charging Points
  • Water bottles
  • Air conditioner/ Fan
  • Central Television
  • Hammer
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Night Lamp/ Reading Light

However, these UPSRTC amenties are optional and subject to the latest Covid-19 guidelines.

Popular Travel Routes

UPSRTC offers a large sum of 1,21,900 buses for a comfortable travel in the state. The buses serve more than 12,800 travel routes on a regular basis and provide bus transportation services to more than 1.4 million people in and around Uttar Pradesh. The shortest route covered by the UPSRTC buses is between Muzaffarnagar to Sultanpur and the longest one is between Faizabad to Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The following mentioned routes are some of the popular travel routes served by the UPSRTC buses.

  • Lucknow to Gorakhpur
  • Allahabad to Lucknow
  • Lucknow to Barabanki
  • Lucknow to Faizabad
  • Lucknow to Allahabad
  • Lucknow to Delhi
  • Delhi to Lucknow
  • Gorakhpur to Lucknow
  • Lucknow to Haidergarh
  • Lucknow to Raebareli

You can easily check the UPSRTC bus timings for your particular travel route using the redBus application or website.

Types of UPSRTC Buses

UPSRTC offers a large variety of bus services to accommodate varied travel needs and class of passengers. The buses aim to serve passengers of every budget and need. UPSRTC runs special Pink buses that take passengers from Uttar Pradesh to the pink city Jaipur. You can easily make UPSRTC online ticket booking using the redBus application and also check on the availability of different types of buses for your route. Here is a list of the various types of buses that UPSRTC has to offer.

  • Ordinary
  • A/C Seater (2+3)
  • Scania A/C Seater (2+2)
  • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
  • Shatabdi A/C (2+2)
  • Non-A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • Volvo (2+2)
  • Jan Rath A/C (2+2)
  • Pink Express A/C (2+2)
  • Gold Line Non-A/C (2+3)
  • Volvo Multi-axle A/C (2+2)
  • Kathmandu Seva A/C Volvo
  • Volvo Multi-axle Sleeper A/C (2+1)

Popular Cities Covered

The UPSRTC buses cater to more than 12,700 travel routes on a daily basis providing reliable bus transportation services across all major towns in Uttar Pradesh and the neighbouring states in north India. The buses also have a relatively higher frequency and cater to the travel needs of all strata of society. You can also make UPSRTC online ticket booking. Some of the popular cities covered by UPSRTC includes the following:

  • Gorakhpur
  • Kannauj
  • Lucknow
  • Gaziabad
  • Delhi
  • Firozabad
  • Allahabad
  • Barabanki
  • Kanpur

Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with UPSRTC

UPSRTC buses provide extensive coverage when it comes to delivering bus services across various towns and cities in and across the state of Uttar Pradesh. You can easily make UPSRTC online ticket booking for travelling to prominent cities such as Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Kannauj, Gaziabad, Delhi, Allahabad, etc. In addition to covering these cities, the UPSRTC buses also provide its services for popular pilgrimage destinations. Some of the major pilgrimage destinations served by the UPSRTC includes the following.

  • Krishna Janam Bhumi
  • Barsana
  • Goverdhan
  • Tirath Vikas
  • Kusum Sarovar Goverdhan
  • ISKCON Temple, Vrindavan
  • Radhakund Parikrama Route
  • Vrindavan Rangji Temple
  • Vrindavan Banke Bihari Temple

How to Book a UPSRTC bus on redBus

The easiest way to make a UPSRTC online bus booking is by using the redBus portal. You can make UPSRTC online ticket booking either using the redBus website or through the mobile application in just a few clicks. Here is how you can book a UPSRTC online bus ticket.

  • Visit the redBus website or open the mobile application
  • Enter your travel route details in the “From” and “To” section on the online portal
  • After entering your travel details, you will need to mention the date of journey
  • Now you just have to click on the “Search” button on the right
  • Use the ‘filters’ on the right-hand side to filter the bus options down to only UPSRTC buses.
  • You will need to select a 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
  • You can enter an Offer Code that you have before proceeding to the payment section

The above-mentioned steps will help to make UPSRTC bus booking online using redBus. After completing this, you will have to pay the required sum for bus fare and confirm your online bookings. The ticket will be sent on your mobile number and email address mentioned in the contact information section provided earlier. You can even opt for travel insurance with redBus, this insurance covers accidents and loss of luggage for a very nominal fee.

Is it safe to travel to Uttar Pradesh right now?

Uttar Pradesh houses one of the most prized possessions of India, the Taj Mahal. The state saw over 5 lakhs positive cases thus far but has a remarkable 94% recovery rate. Currently, there is a drastic drop in the daily number of positive cases. The present number of active cases is just above 5,000. Anticipating rush during the festive season, UPSRTC (Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) has increased the number of buses in a few routes and has also increased the number of passengers in a bus to 25. The number of services is increased in Delhi, Agra, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Prayagraj, Jaipur, Dehradun, and Ballia routes. The interstate buses to Delhi, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Rajasthan had already started in September. Services from Moradabad to Uttarakhand resumed in October in 5 routes to Haridwar, Haldwani, Kasipur, Dehradun, and Ramnagar. 

UPSRTC Covid-19 Advisory

The Government of Uttar Pradesh insists on observing all rules for safety of self and co-passengers such as screening, distancing, sanitisation, and covering the face with face mask during journey.Passenegrs are requested to follow social distancing norms and the staff must also wear masks all the time. As an additional measure, reusable masks are made available at 100 bus stations. The masks may be availed from the station counters or covid help desk of the selected stations. UPSRTC ensures the safety of all the passengers. redBus updates the passengers with the latest development in Uttar Pradesh regarding the COVID-19 guidelines at their state-wise pages.

UPSRTC Bus Services

UPSRTC has a collection of various types of buses servicing to and from Uttar Pradesh, providing ample amount of comfort across the journey. Intrinsically, there are five types of long travel buses operating to various locations, like:

1. Ordinary- comfortable buses operate between various districts Caters to the general traffic. Ordinary fares are charged

2. Sleeper- These buses are comfortable non AC Sleeper usually offer services for long routes. Operates between different long distance destinations. It has 28 seats on lower tier and 15 berths on upper tier.

3. AC Buses- Buses are very comfortable, Air Conditioned bus coach services from point to point. Operates between different districts as direct services. It also caters to Caters to comfort and time conscious traffic. 

4. Scania A/C Seater (2+2)

5. Shatabdi A/C (2+2)

6. Non-A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)

7. Jan Rath A/C (2+2)

8. Pink Express A/C (2+2)

9.Kathmandu Seva A/C Volvo

UPSRTC Bus Types

The various types of buses run by UPSRTC are:

  • A/C Seater (2+3)
  • SHATABDI AC (2+2)
  • NON A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • PINK EXPRESS A/C (2+2)
  • Volvo (2+2)
  • JAN RATH A/C (2+2)
  • Scania Multi-Axle A/C Seater (2+2)
  • GOLD LINE NON AC (2+3)
  • NON A/C Seater (2+3)
  • Volvo A/C (2+2)
  • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C (2+2)
  • Scania A/C Seater (2+2)
  • Volvo Multi-Axle Sleeper A/C (2+1)
  • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
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