Operation of 300 additional buses by KSRTC during MahaShivaratri Festival
In view of MahaShivaratri Festival on 21.02.2020, KSRTC has made elaborate arrangements for
operating 200 extra buses as mentioned below in addition to the existing schedules to provide
transport facility to the traveling public on 20.02.2020 & 21.02.2020 from Bengaluru. Later, special
buses will be operated from various places of Intra & Interstate places to Bengaluru on 23.02.2020.
• Special buses will be exclusively operated from Bengaluru Kempegowda Bus Station to
Dharmastala, Kukkesubramanya, Shivamogga, Hassan, Mangaluru, Kundapura, Sringeri,
Horanadu, Davangere, Hubballi, Dharwad, Belagavi, Vijayapura, Gokarna, Sirsi, Karwar,
Raichur, Kalaburagi, Ballari, Koppala, Yadgir, Bidar, Tirupathi and other .
• Special buses from Mysuru Road Bus Station will be exclusively operated towards Mysuru,
Hunsur, Piriyapatna, Virajpet, Kushalanagar, Madikeri.
• All premier special buses will be operated from Shanthinagar(In front of KSRTC, Bengaluru
Central Depot-4 & Depot-2) to Madurai, Kumbakonam, Trichy, Chennai, Coimbatore,
Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Hyderabad and other places in Tamil Nadu and Andhra
Pradesh/Telangana state.
• Special buses will be operated from Sri Basaveshwara Bus Station, Vijayanagara, Jayanagar
th Block, Jalahalli Cross, Navarang(Rajajinagar), Malleshwaram 18th Cross, Banashankari,
Jeevanbheemanagar, ITI Gate, Ganganagar, Kengeri Satellite Town to Shivamogga,
Davanagere, Tirupathi, Mangaluru, Kundapur, Sringeri, Horanadu, Kukkesubramanya,
Dharmastala and other places based on the traffic potential.
• Facility is provided to book computerized reservation tickets in advance for the special
• Reserved passengers are requested to note the place of boarding in their reservation
• Passengers can book tickets online by logging on to http://www.ksrtc.in.
• Advance reservation of tickets for the special and scheduled buses of KSRTC can be booked
through 696 counters within Karnataka & in other States.
• A discount of 5% on the fare will be extended, if four or more passenger’s book tickets in a
single ticket and a discount of 10% is offered on the return journey ticket if onward and
downward journey tickets are booked simultaneously.
• Advance Reservation tickets for the services of KSRTC can be booked through the booking
counters established by KSRTC at important cities of neighbouring States i.e. Tamilnadu,
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Puduchery, Maharashtra and Goa State.
• The details of the special operations like place and timings of departure have been provided
in the computerized advance reservation network and KSRTC website for the information of
the traveling public.
• In addition to the above, special buses will be operated from all Taluk/District Bus Stands in
the jurisdiction of KSRTC based on the traffic needs.