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WBTC Bus Routes & Timings

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Calcutta to Digha06:0018:00BOOK NOW
Digha to Calcutta05:0014:30BOOK NOW
Mandarmani to Calcutta05:1514:45BOOK NOW
Calcutta to Mandarmani06:0018:00BOOK NOW
Calcutta to Bakkhali07:0008:15BOOK NOW
Bakkhali to Calcutta12:0014:00BOOK NOW
Calcutta to Nandigram16:3016:30BOOK NOW

WBTC Bus Details

Q: What is the Total Number of Routes covered by WBTC on daily basis?
A: WBTC covers 49 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
Q: What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by WBTC?
A: There are 0 Night Service Buses run by WBTC.
Q: What is the shortest & the longest route covered by WBTC?
A: Shortest route is Kolkata to Kolkata and Longest route is Bakkhali to Kolkata
Q: Can I reserve a WBTC bus seat on redBus?
A: Yes, you can. redBus allows you to filter buses by operators and operating areas to find the right match for the dates you want to travel on. You can reserve a seat on a WBTC bus by selecting your preferred route, travel date, and timings, and clicking on “book now.”
Q: Do WBTC buses operate at all times of the day?
A: Depending on the routes and the type of bus, the departures of WBTC buses are spread out throughout the day. On average, the first bus departs at 5 AM and the last bus at 6 PM. However, these timings are subject to change based on the discretion of the bus operator.
Q: What kind of buses does WBTC have?
A: To cater to a variety of budgets and needs, the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) has different bus fleets. The various types run by the WBTC are non-AC seaters and AC seaters with 2+3 seating plans and 2+2 seating plans. Not all bus types ply on all routes; the type that services your chosen route is decided by the bus operator themselves. To understand the WBTC Volvo bus timings or those of any other bus type, it is recommended that you check their schedules.
Q: What are the top routes that the WBTC services?
A: The WBTC (West Bengal Transport Corporation) connects cities and towns within West Bengal. Some of the most travelled routes serviced by the WBTC include Mandarmani to Kolkata, Bakkhali to Kolkata and Kolkata to Digha. The majority of routes either start or end in Kolkata, the capital city. There are many pick-up points in the city, to save travellers the hassle of meeting at the main bus station. In Kolkata, for example, Dankoni, Barasat, Belgharia, and Jadavpur are some popular boarding points.
Q: I need to change my date of travel. Can I do that on redBus?
A: Yes, you can reschedule your date of travel on redBus. All you need to do is visit the redBus website’s “reschedule” page and enter your ticket number and email ID to verify your booking. Once verified, you’ll find instructions to reschedule your ticket on your screen. If you prefer to cancel your ticket, you can do so by visiting the “Cancellation” page and entering your ticket number and email ID. Cancellation charges may be levied depending on your ticket type and other terms and conditions.
Q: How do I select my pick-up location while booking by WBTC bus ticket?
A: redBus’ handy filters can help you select the pick-up point most convenient to you from a list of available locations. You will need to enter your departure and arrival destination as well as your date of travel to pick a location. Do note that not all buses stop at common pick-up locations. Similarly, you can also choose to get off at your preferred drop location instead of going all the way to the final depot– just ensure that, once you’re on the bus, you can confirm with the conductor that your drop location is serviceable.
Q: What payment methods can I use on redBus for my WBTC reservation?
A: redBus supports payments through numerous modes and uses a secure platform to process payments. You can pay by debit card, credit card, bank transfer, internet banking, and e-wallets. Once you’ve processed your payment, the transaction will likely show as “REDBUS.IN, www.redbus.in” on your bank statement. The platform is secured using the best-in-class security firewalls, is certified by Verisign and uses Secure Socket Layers (SSL) data encryption to protect confidential data from unauthorized access.
Q: Are there any baggage restrictions on WBTC buses?
A: It is recommended that you carry no more than one cabin bag and a carry-on to be able to have a comfortable journey. Specific luggage restrictions and prohibited items depend on bus operators. But, most buses come with enough luggage space where passengers can store their luggage during the journey.
Q: I lost my WBTC bus ticket. What do I do?
A: When you made a reservation, an extra copy of your ticket would have been sent to the email ID you provided. You can print that ticket out and produce it for verification at the time of boarding. To completely avoid paper tickets, you could opt for mTickets while making a reservation so your ticket is sent to your phone. If, for some reason, you haven’t received a copy of your ticket, please get in touch with our customer care executives.
Q: Can I see how far the WBTC bus is from my pick-up point?
A: Yes, you can, using the “Track My Bus” feature. If your bus is eligible for live tracking, then a link will be sent to you 30 minutes before departure. This link will enable you to track your bus and arrive at the pick-up point at the right time. You can also forward this link to loved ones in order to keep them reassured about your safety and arrival time.

WBTC Online Reservation

WBTC comes under the Government of India and the Right to Information Act, which highlights its transparency. It has completed seventy plus years of service. The Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC) was also merged with WBTC. At present, the WBTC has a fleet of over 1300 buses that includes 400 plus air-conditioned buses. WBTC also provided ferry services throughout the state for tourists and travellers.


WBTC spend over 9 crores of money to establish an On-Bus Intelligent Transport System (OBITS), Automatic Fare Collection System (AFCS), where the passengers were provided with a smart card. In this budget of over 9 crores, they also developed an application called Pathadisha for information on buses. They have also indulge themselves in safety campaigns like Safe Drive Save Life and were also a part of the famous Green Movement in India.



Amenities on WBTC


WBTC provides all the basic amenities for passengers. It also provides comfortable seats and luxurious facilities on some of its luxurious buses. They are also known for their fast and frequent service across the state. The amenities provided by WBTC are as follows:


  • Water bottle
  • Charging point
  • Studying light
  • Dedicated application and emergency support system
  • Air-conditioners
  • OBITS & AFCS



Popular Travel Routes


WBTC buses cover a total of 49 routes (approximately) across the state on a daily basis. It covers many major cities and tourist hotspots, some of the popular routes covered by WBTC buses are as follows:


  • Calcutta to Digha
  • Digha to Calcutta
  • Mandarmani to Calcutta
  • Calcutta to Nandigram
  • Bakkhali to Calcutta
  • Calcutta to Bakkhali
  • Calcutta to Mandarmani



Types of WBTC Buses


WBTC runs various types of buses with different fares. Anyone can book tickets according to his/her requirements. The types of buses run by WBTC are as follows:


  • Ordinary buses are not air-conditioned and come with 2+3 seats. They have very minimal fares but are equipped with a smart location display on screen for the convenience of the passengers.
  • Air-conditioned buses with 2+3 seating layout with comfortable seats at a very economical price. This type of bus does not contain any sleeper seats.
  • Air-conditioned buses with more space and adjustable seats. The buses are seater buses with a 2+2 seating layout. There are not any sleeper seats as the buses run only in West Bengal. However, the seats are luxurious and spacy. They are also preferred for a fast and safe journey from source to destination.



Popular Cities Covered


WBTC covers many cities throughout West Bengal and the neighbouring states. Below is a list of the top cities covered by WBTC bus:


  • Calcutta
  • Bakkhali
  • Mandarmani
  • Digha



Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with WBTC


West Bengal is famous for pilgrimage sites. There are many cities like Mayapur, Navadvipa, Midnapore, Siliguri, Sagardwip, etc. which are visited by pilgrimage seekers. There are many beautiful places of interest like The Land of Krishna Devotion in Navadvipa, Salugara Monastery, and ISKCON temple in Siliguri, heritage sites in Midnapore, etc.


The Ganga Sagar Mela is conducted every year in West Bengal. WBTC plays a huge role in the conveyance of the visitors. More than two lakh tickets were sold by WBTC in the Ganga Sagar Mela 2020. WBTC has worked for a lot of years and has proved itself time and again.


How to Book a WBTC Bus on redBus

 

One can book a WBTC bus through the redBus mobile application or via redBus website. One does not need to ‘sing in’ in order to book a ticket. Follow the below-mentioned steps for WBTC bus booking via redBus:


  • Enter the name of your source city and destination in the ‘From’ and ‘To’ section visible on the screen.
  • After entering the source and destination details, fill the date of the journey.
  • Click the ‘Search’ button after selecting your preferred date of journey.
  • You will be seeing a complete list of buses available on your selected date & cities.
  • Use the ‘filters’ on the right-hand side to filter the bus options down to only WBTC buses. Select your preferred bus by comparing the time of departure, boarding point, fare.
  • Click on your selected bus and select your seat from the previewed seat layout. You will be notified which seats are vacant and which seats are booked.
  • Click on ‘Proceed to Book’.
  • Fill your personal details like name, age, gender, etc. on the next page.
  • Fill your contact information.
  • Apply coupon code If any for a discount in your total fare.
  • Jump to the payment page which is secured and provides multiple payment options like Debit card, Credit card, redBus wallet, etc.
  • You will be mailed an e-ticket of your WBTC online containing all the details of your booking. You can track the boarding point of your bus through the redBus application and can track the live movement of your bus.


 

Safety Measures Followed on WBTCs during COVID-19

 

In the wake of COVID-19, a lot of initiatives are being taken by WBTC to ensure safe travel. There are several added facilities and measures which are implemented without any effect on the bus fare. The safety measures are as follows:


  • Thermal screening of passengers will be done before they board the bus in order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
  • The staff members are fully checked and are free of any infection. The staff members always wear a mask.
  • Sanitizers and hand wash are provided by the operator during the journey to the passengers.
  • The buses of WBTC avoid unnecessary stops and are sanitized from time to time.
  • All the guidelines form the Government of India and the state government are strictly followed.
  • Blankets are removed from the basic amenities in order to stop the infection; passengers are requested to bring their own blankets.
  • Passengers are also requested to wear a mask and support in all the safety measures taken for their own good by WBTC.

WBTC Bus Services

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

WBTC Bus Types

The various types of buses run by WBTC are:

  • NON A/C Seater (2+3)
  • A/C Seater (2+3)
  • A/C Seater (2+2)
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Book WBTC Online Bus Tickets

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

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