The integration of the bus booking services over the IRCTC Mobile app is expected to be completed in the first week of March.
- IRCTC bus booking spans 22 states and three union territories
- The new portal will allow customers to view a variety of buses
Indian Railway’s Catering and Tourism wing IRCTC has launched its online bus booking services. It will make easier for travelers to book bus ticket online.
As per IRCTC, the bus ticket booking services website went live on January 29. A few days ago, IRCTC made its revamped website official along with the Rail Connect app.
“The IRCTC, under the direction of the Ministry of Railways, the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Consumption, Food and Public Distribution is gradually moving towards a firm positioning in as the country’s first ‘one-stop-shop’ travel portal ‘read a statement issued by the IRCTC.
It has informed that it has tied up with more than 50,000 state road transport as well as private bus operators covering 22 states and three union territories to provide online bus booking services to customers.
The new feature of online bus booking will allow the customers to view a variety of buses and choose the appropriate bus for travel considering route, amenities, reviews, ratings, and bus images available. Along with this, the customers will be able to choose their pick-up and drop points and timings and finally book their journey at a reasonable price with the ongoing bank and e-wallet discounts too.
Before this service, IRCTC has recently launched air tickets, trains, and foodservice.
To book bus tickets online, users can go to https://www.bus.irctc.co.in/home. The travelers can also select seats and choose buses according to their preference.
Currently, passengers can book buses via the official website of the IRCTC. The integration of this service over the IRCTC mobile app will help you to book your tickets via mobile phones. It really sounds cool!