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About UTC | Uttarakhand Transport Corporation

  • Founded: 30 October 2003
  • Routes Covered by UTC: 337
  • Headquarters: 1, Raj Vihar, Chakrata Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • Total No. of Buses: 1355
  • Owner: Government of Uttarakhand (Under Ministry of Road Transport)
  • Full name: Uttarakhand Transport Corporation
  • Total number of buses: 1355
  • Service areas: Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh
  • Types of buses offered: Volvo, Deluxe, Air Conditioned, Low Floor, and Ordinary buses
  • Popular routes: Haldwani to Delhi, Dehradun to Delhi, Dehradun to Haldwani, Dehradun to Gurugram, Rishikesh to Delhi, etc.
  • Number of depots: 18
  • Number of lounges: 11
  • Daily coverage: 3,50,000 Km
  • Daily ridership: 1,00,000 passengers
  • Bus-to-staff ratio: 3.71
  • Fuel type for buses: Diesel
  • Number of hubs: 3

UTC Online Reservation | Uttarakhand Bus Booking

In the year 2003, The Uttarakhand Transport Corporation was incorporated under the Road Transport Act. A Uttarakhand bus booking made by you is governed by the policies of this act. UTC is a road transport corporation which is managed directly by the government. With the changing times, UTC has implemented UTC online booking services which have made bookings a lot easier. Uttarakhand online bus booking can be easily done on the redBus mobile application or by visiting the redBus official website.

UTC has a fleet of around 1419 buses. The Uttarakhand Transport Corporation manages all these buses which run within the state and connect the adjoining states of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. These buses also connect the northern region to the cities of Uttarakhand.

Amenities on UTC buses

UTC buses are well equipped to cater to the needs of all kinds of passengers. A different class of buses have a different set of amenities provided. You can choose a bus and the amenities which serve your purpose the best. These amenities can be easily checked while making Uttarakhand bus booking online on the redBus app. With the redBus app, you can easily make a UTC online booking in a matter of seconds. Some of the amenities provided by UTC in different buses are:

  • WiFi
  • Reclining Seats
  • Charging Points
  • Air-Conditioners
  • Water
  • Huge Luggage Space
  • VCD
  • Television
  • Pillows and blankets

Some of these services have to availed separately. You can choose while booking tickets to a Uttarakhand bus online.

Popular Travel Routes

UTC has a fleet size of about 1400 buses. These buses operate over 3.87 lakh kilometres. Also, these buses are used by about 1.2 Lakh people daily. The routes can be easily checked while making Uttarakhand bus booking online. Some of the popular UTC bus routes are:

  • Almora to Gurgaon
  • Almora to Chandigarh
  • Delhi to Almora
  • Delhi to Haridwar
  • Bageshwar to Bareilly
  • Bhawani to Agra
  • Bhawani to Dehradun
  • Nainital to Delhi
  • Nainital to Mukteshwar
  • Dehradun to Delhi
  • Dehradun to Gurgaon
  • Dehradun to Jaipur
  • Dehradun to Chandigarh

You can easily book Uttarakhand bus online to travel in any of the above-mentioned routes using the redBus app. You can also book a Uttarakhand Volvo by UTC for a luxurious journey.

Types of UTC Buses

The UTC manages different classes of buses. You can make a UTC bus booking after checking the different kinds of buses that are run by them. You can select the type of bus you want to travel on and make a UTC online booking on the redBus app. The different kinds of buses managed by UTC are as follows:

  • Volvo Buses
  • Deluxe Buses
  • Air-Conditioned Buses
  • Sleeper Class Buses
  • Seater buses
  • A/C Sleeper
  • Low Floor Buses
  • Ordinary Buses

The buses to staff ratio on these buses are about 3.71. Uttarakhand online bus booking can easily be made on the redBus app once you decide the bus you want to travel with.

Popular Cities Covered by UTC Buses

UTC covers around 261 routes. These buses connect almost all the popular cities of North India. Schedules and the routes of these buses can be easily checked online. You can then book tickets to a Uttarakhand bus online. Some of the popular cities covered by the UTC buses are as follows:

  • Delhi
  • Chandigarh
  • Almora
  • Dehradun
  • Gurgaon
  • Jaipur
  • Nainital
  • Agra
  • Noida
  • Lucknow
  • Mukteshwar
  • Bareily
  • Bhawani
  • Mussoorie
  • Lansdowne

All these cities can be viewed and selected on the redBus app while making a Uttarakhand online bus booking.

Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with UTC

UTC buses run throughout North India. Therefore, it drops and picks up passengers to and from different cities across North India. UTC also covers some popular pilgrimage destinations. You can make a UTC online booking by selecting any of the pilgrimage destinations in North India on the redBus app. Some of these popular pilgrimage destinations are:

  • Haridwar
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Rishikesh
  • Yamunotri, Uttarakhand
  • Gangotri, Uttarakhand
  • Kedarnath
  • Badrinath
  • Mathura
  • Vrindavan
  • Varanasi

These places hold great importance for people with religious beliefs. UTC buses make travel to these pilgrimage spots hassle-free.

How to Book a UTC bus ticket online on redBus?

UTC 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 UTC 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.

How to book a UTC bus on redBus?

UTC bus booking can now be made with a lot of ease. Earlier, Uttarakhand bus booking had to be made by standing in long queues and then waiting for your turn to buy tickets. This was tiring. Also, it required a lot of time and patience from the passengers’ side. In case the tickets were unavailable, the whole exercise turns out to be a complete waste. You can make UTC online booking of bus tickets using the redBus app by following the steps given below:

  • Enter the name of the city you want to travel from and the name of the city you want to travel to from the top of this page.
  • You can then add the date of travel and click on 'Search'
  • A list of buses managed by UTC would be displayed on the screen
  • You can then customize the results based on the facilities you need during your travel
  • The curated list will be displayed and you can then make a choice
  • Select the bus and slot based on your convenience.
  • You can then select the number of tickets depending on the number of people who will be traveling
  • You can then select the seats on the bus
  • Then click on the ‘Book tickets’ option
  • Choose from the different payment methods available, add your details and make the payment
  • Your tickets get booked after the success of the payment. You can access these tickets from the ‘My bookings’ section.

FAQs

Q: Where can I travel by UTC bus?
A: The UTC currently operates a fleet of 1247 buses. It connects cities and towns in the state of Uttarakhand as well as major cities to adjoining North Indian states. Cities you can travel to and from onboard a UTC bus include Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Gurgaon, Lucknow, Haridwar, Jaipur, Dharamshala, Srinagar, and Tapovan.
Q: Are there any electric UTC buses providing services within the state?
A: Currently, there are no such UTC buses available but in order to improve public transport facilities and reduce air pollution, the UTC has planned on introducing 50 electric buses and 10 CNG buses by the end of this year.
Q: Are bus fares the same for all the types of UTC buses?
A: The fare of the UTC buses is based on the terrain of operations- plains/ hills, the distance travelled, and the type of bus. The minimum bus fare is 108 paise per kilometre for ordinary bus travelling in the plains but if the same bus is travelling on the hills, the bus fare becomes 172 paise per kilometre. The price is the same for people who purchase the tickets physically and for those who get tickets through the UTC online bus booking option.
Q: Is it safe to travel in UTC buses during COVID-19?
A: People who plan on taking the UTC buses can take certain precautionary measures to stay safe. Passengers can wear masks or face shields, practice social distancing, sanitize their hands using their own hand sanitizers, and bring their own linens.
Q: Where can I find the UTC AC bus timings?
A: You can find details of UTC bus timings on redBus. All you need to do is enter your departure point and destination as well as your date of travel. When you click “search buses”, a list of buses that ply on that day, along that route, will pop up. That list will also display timings. If you want to search only for UTC AC bus timings, you can use the filters on the right-hand side of the page to bring up only AC buses. If you don’t find any results for your search, it is possible that your bus choice doesn’t operate along that route on that date. However, you can still choose from other budget-friendly or luxury bus types.
Q: Does UTC offer bus passes to regular passengers?
A: Yes, there are four types of bus passes offered by the UTC and you can apply for one based on which category you belong to. The four types of passes are UTC Employee Pass, Monthly Pass, Girls Student Pass, and Government Pass.

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