The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation, better known as the APSRTC, is state-owned and operates within Andhra Pradesh and between neighbouring states. It is headquartered in Vijayawada and linked to other state RTCs, including Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
This RTC was formed in 1958 and had an operational fleet of more than 11,600 buses. Of this, around 8,960 are government-owned, and more than 2,700 are hired on rental. The APSRTC is an award-winning RTC featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and was the first state RTC to deploy and actively use live tracking facilities.
Of the many routes and cities that APSRTC buses service, the Visakhapatnam to Kakinada Bus APSRTC is one of the most frequented. Although a variety of operators cover this route, APSRTC buses are the most affordable and comfortable option because the government runs them. The discounts and deals you get on redBus also make your ticket prices much more economical, ensuring you don’t break the bank while still travelling comfortably and safely.
Amenities and Types of Visakhapatnam to Kakinada bus APSRTC
You’ll find that 97 APSRTC buses travel from Visakhapatnam to Kakinada. These differ depending on the purpose, amenities and ticket prices they cater to. As a result, all bus types may not play at all times, but the redBus ‘filters’ will help you identify which ones do. Here are some amenities you will come across while making a reservation:
- Reclining seats
- Sleeper berths
- Luggage compartments
- Water bottles
- Plush seats
- Reading lights
- Night lamps
- Emergency exits
Here are the bus types you can pick from along the APSRTC Visakhapatnam to Kakinada route:
- Super-luxury – non-AC 2 + 2 pushback buses
- Ultra-deluxe – non-AC buses with reclining seats
The APSRTC Visakhapatnam to Kakinada bus timings vary depending on the day, but the redBus website and app have the scheduled travel dates and times in detail. The distance between the two destinations is 152 kilometres (94.45 miles) is usually covered in 3.5 hours given ideal traffic, weather, and road conditions. The first bus usually departs at 4 AM, while the last bus leaves Visakhapatnam at 23:55.
The starting fare along this route is INR 151, but this can increase depending on the Visakhapatnam to Kakinada APSRTC bus timings, seat availability, reservation time, and onboard amenities. When you make your reservation with redBus, you’ll find plenty of deals and discounts to reduce your ticket price without compromising on your safety or comfort during travel.
How to Travel on an APSRTC Bus from Visakhapatnam to Kakinada
Booking an APSRTC ticket on the redBus app or website is easy and convenient. Here is a step-by-step guide to making the process smoother:
- Enter your starting point and destination into the redBus app or website
- Click on ‘search buses.’
- Use the filters on the right to pull up only APSRTC buses
- Filter further to get the amenities, price range and bus types you prefer
- Select the bus you want and click on continue
- Proceed to select your seats and make payments