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Top WBSTC 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

About WBSTC | West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation

Total Number of WBSTC Buses: 1,337

Owned by: Government of West Bengal 

Founded in: 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

Covid 19 Travel Advisory for WBSTC Buses

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

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

WBSTC Online Booking

WBSTC 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. WBSTC, CTC and CSTC were merged together with the new operational name WBTC in 2016. 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.


WBSTC spent over 9 crores 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. Passengers can book WBSTC tickets online conveniently on redBus for their desired routes and type of bus.



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 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


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 by WBSTC


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 WBSTC


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.

 

Safety Measures Followed on WBSTCs 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.

For the latest Covid-19 updates in West Bengal, travelers can visit West Bengal Travel Restrictions before commencing their journey by WBSTC bus.

How to Book a WBSTC bus ticket online on redBus?

WBSTC 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 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.

FAQs

Q: What kind of buses are currently offered by WBSTC?
A: To cater to a variety of budgets and needs, the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBSTC) 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: Are WBSTC buses available daily?
A: 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 bus at 6 PM. However, these timings are subject to change based on the discretion of the bus operator.
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 WBSTC bus by selecting your preferred route, travel date, and timings, and clicking on “book now.”
Q: What are the top routes that the WBSTC services?
A: 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. 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 WBSTC 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 WBSTC 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 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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