West bengal transport corporation

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About WBSTC | West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation

  • Total Number of WBSTC Buses: 1,337
  • Owned by: Government of West Bengal 
  • Founded on: 8 June 2016
  • Type of business: Public transport
  • Head office: Paribahan Bhavan – I, 12, R.N. Mukherjee Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 
  • Types of Services offered: Public Transport, AC Buses
  • Areas Served by WBSTC Buses: Kolkata and other routes of West Bengal

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How to Book a WBSTC bus ticket online on redBus?

WBSTC online ticket booking | Step-by-step guide to book WBSTC Bus ticket online
  • 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 WBSTC 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.

Get Up to 300 OFF on WBSTC Buses

Use the code FIRST to get a 10% discount up to Rs 150 + Rs 100 cashback on WBSTC 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 credited to the wallet, after which it will expire and be ineligible. The redBus deal is valid across all channels.

WBTC Online Booking

WBSTC comes under the Government of India and the Right to Information Act, highlighting its transparency. It has completed seventy-plus years of service. The Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC) merged with WBTC ( West Bengal Transport Corporation). WBSTC( West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation), CTC ( Calcutta Tram Services), and CSTC were combined with the new operational name WBSTC in 2016. Currently, the WBTC has a fleet of over 1300 buses, including 400 plus air-conditioned buses. WBTC also provides ferry services throughout Bengal for tourists and travellers.


WBSTC spent over nine crores to establish an On-Bus Intelligent Transport System (OBITS), Automatic Fare Collection System (AFCS), providing passengers with a smart card. With this budget of over nine crores, they also developed an application called Pathadisha for information on buses. They have also indulged themselves in safety campaigns like Safe Drive and Save Life and were also a part of the famous Green Movement in India. As a result, passengers can conveniently book WBSTC tickets online on redBus for their desired routes and type of bus.



Amenities on WBSTC Buses


WBSTC provides all the basic amenities for passengers. It also provides comfortable seats and luxurious facilities on some of its 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 Covered By WBSTC Buses


WBSTC buses cover approximately 49 routes (approximately) across the state daily. It covers many major cities and tourist hotspots. Some of the popular routes covered by WBTC 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 WBSTC Buses


West Bengal Transport Corporation runs various buses with different fares based on other amenities. You can book WBSTC tickets on redBus based on their requirements. The types of buses run by WBTC are as follows:


  • Ordinary buses do not have air conditioning and have 2+3 seating. They have low prices but are equipped with an intelligent location display on screen for the passengers' convenience.
  • Air-conditioned buses with a 2+3 seating configuration offer comfortable seats at affordable prices. Unfortunately, there are no sleeping seats on this type of bus.
  • Seater buses with a 2+2 seating configuration are air-conditioned buses with extra capacity and adjustable seats. Because the buses exclusively travel in West Bengal, there are no sleeping seats. The seats, on the other hand, are elegant and spacious. Therefore, passengers prefer these buses for quick and safe travel from point A to point B.


Popular Cities Covered by WBSTC


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


  • Calcutta
  • Bakkhali
  • Mandarmani
  • Digha



Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with WBSTC Buses


West Bengal is famous for pilgrimage sites. There are many cities like Mayapur, Navadvipa, Midnapore, Siliguri, Sagardwip, etc., which pilgrimage seekers visit. Moreover, many beautiful places of interest, like The Land of Krishna Devotion in Navadvipa, Salugara Monastery, ISKCON temple in Siliguri, heritage sites in Midnapore, etc. There are various pilgrimage destinations that you can visit with the help of WBSTC. Some of them are:

  • ISKCON Chandrodaya Temple, Mayapur
  • Sri Chaitanya Math, Mayapur
  • Yoga Peeth, Mayapur
  • Sri Devananda Gaudiya Math, Mayapur
  • Jora Masjid, Midnapore
  • Onkarnath Temple, Ganga Sagar
  • Kapil Muni Temple, Ganga Sagar
  • 108 Shiv Mandir, Bardhaman
  • Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Kolkata
  • Kalighat Temple, Kolkata


West bengal transport corporation Bus Services

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

West bengal transport corporation Bus Types

The various types of buses run by West bengal transport corporation are:

  • NON A/C Seater (2+3)
  • A/C Seater (2+3)
  • A/C Seater (2+2)
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Book West bengal transport corporation Online Bus Tickets

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FAQs on WBSTC

What kind of buses are currently offered by WBSTC?

The West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBSTC) has different bus fleets for various budgets and needs. The multiple types run by the WBTC are non-AC seaters and AC seaters with 2+3 and 2+2 seating plans. Not all bus types ply all routes; the kind of WBSTC services your chosen route is decided by the WBSTC. To understand the WBTC Volvo bus timings or those of any other bus type, you should check their WBSTC bus schedules.

Are WBSTC buses available daily?

Depending on the routes and the type of bus, the departures of WBSTC buses are spread out throughout the day. On average, the first bus departs at 5 AM and the last at 6 PM. However, these timings are subject to change based on the discretion of the WBSTC.

What is the Total Number of Routes covered by West bengal transport corporation on daily basis?

West bengal transport corporation covers 44 routes (approx.) on daily basis.

What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by West bengal transport corporation?

There are 0 Night Service Buses run by West bengal transport corporation.

What is the shortest & the longest route covered by West bengal transport corporation?

Shortest route is Mandarmani to Kolkata and Longest route is Digha to Kolkata

Can I reserve a WBSTC bus seat on redBus?

Yes, you can reserve a WBSTC bus seat on redBus. redBus allows you to filter buses by operators and functional areas to find the right match for the dates you want to travel on. You can reserve a seat on a WBSTC bus by selecting your preferred route, travel date, and timings and clicking “book now.”

What are the top routes that the WBSTC services?

The WBSTC (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.

I need to change my date of travel. Can I do that on redBus?

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 visit the “Cancellation” page and enter your ticket number and email ID. Cancellation charges may be levied depending on your ticket type and other terms and conditions.

How do I select my pick-up location while booking by WBSTC bus ticket?

redBus’ handy filters can help you select the pick-up point most convenient from a list of available locations. You will need to enter your departure, arrival destination, and travel date 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– ensure that, once you’re on the bus, you can confirm with the conductor that your drop location is serviceable.

What payment methods can I use on redBus for my WBSTC reservation?

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.

Are there any baggage restrictions on WBTC buses?

It is recommended that you carry no more than one cabin bag and a carry-on to have a comfortable journey. Specific luggage restrictions and prohibited items depend on bus operators. But, most buses have enough luggage space to store their luggage during the journey.

I lost my WBTC bus ticket. What do I do?

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.

Can I see how far the WBTC bus is from my pick-up point?

You can track your WBTC bus using the “Track My Bus” feature. If your bus is eligible for live tracking, 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 to keep them reassured about your safety and arrival time.

How do I talk to a redBus customer care executive?

For any customer Support or complaints regarding bus booking: Navigate to this Page https://www.redbus.in/help/login 24/7 customer support is available.

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