The distance between these two cities is around 290Kms, and can be reached in approximately 4hrs 20min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Surat and Ahmedabad. VRL Travels is a major operator along this route. You have buses starting from 09:40 AM, till 02:40 PM. The lowest fare for these buses starts from Rs.1400, and the maximum fare is around Rs.1650.
You can now book online tickets from Surat to Ahmedabad at redBus.in at affordable prices.
Surat, formerly known as Suryapur, is situated in Gujarat. The administrative capital of the district Surat, the city is known to be the third cleanest city and the second largest city in India. Surat is situated along the banks of river Tapti, at the Gulf of Khambat (Cambay). Surat is believed to be founded by a Brahmin named Gopi, who built a water reservoir which was known as Surajpur or Suryapur. Surat is popularly known as the “Embroidery capital of India”, as it houses the highest number of embroidery units in India. Surat is also the diamond capital of India. Diamonds from all over the world are cut and polished here. Surat is also known for its textile mills and is also engaged in manufacturing muslin, cotton, silks, and brocades. The places to be visited at Surat are Ambika Niketan Temple, the historical Surat Castle, Mughal sarai, Chinthanamani Jain Temple, and Dutch Garden.
Ahmedabad is one of the largest and fastest growing cities of India. Located along the banks of river Sabarmati, Ahmedabad is fondly called Amdavad by the locals. It is one of the cities of India with historic imporatnce as well, because of its close association with Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. The Sabarmati Ashram here is one of the most visited places of the city.Ahmedabad is also known as the “Manchester of the East” as it is renowned for its textile mills.An ancient city called Karnavati, Ahmedabad was renamed thus after being defeated by Sultan Ahmed Shah. The major attractions here include the Bhadra Fort, the tombs of Ahmed Shah and his queens, Ahmed Shah's Mosque, Jama Masjid, Mosque of Sidi Sayid, Teen Darwaza or Triple Gateway, to list a few.Ahmedabad can be easily reached by road and rail. Several buses connect the city to other important cities and towns nearby.
I booked the bus from Surat to Ahmadabad at 9.30 am but the bus came at 12 o clock. Vrl has a good name.it should sustain it rather than spoiling it further