Enjoy your travel at cheaper rates through these online bus booking services

By on January 16, 2016 | Guides

Travelling wisely is essential when you have a limited budget and many interesting destinations to explore. While travelling by flights or cars can be a costly affair, buses can be a good option. They are cheap and there are innumerable online bus booking services.

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There are many websites that provide affordable services for an excellent bus travelling experience within India. For your convenience, we have listed few online portals that might be of use to you sometime soon.

#1 Goibibo


Being voted as the ‘Best Website’ in Leisure and Travel category by Website of the Year in 2015, Goibibo is considered to be one of the top 3 online travel aggregators in India. If you are planning to travel by bus to a nearby Indian city, Goibibo can be a good option. By booking buses from this website, you can get free shopping vouchers worth Rs. 5000. You will receive the vouchers on the registered e-mail id immediately after the transaction which can be used for booking hotels, online shopping and dining.

#2 Travelyaari


With the network of over 2,100 bus operators and 1,50,000 bus options per day, Travelyaari is one of the leading online bus booking portals of the country. The brand claims that it doesn’t charge any amount as booking fees. You will have to pay the bus ticket price only. Interestingly, Travelyaari maintains a unique online booking system that ensures the safety of solo female travellers. The female travellers have the liberty to book a seat beside women during the course of the journey.

#3 eTravelSmart


eTravelSmart is an intuitive online bus booking portal that enables you to reach your favourite destinations with absolute comfort and ease. While it has ordinary filters like ticket fares, boarding points, types of buses and dropping points, it features ‘smart’ filters like Block My Seat, Travel Recharge, Name on Seat and Seat Availability Calendar. You can use these features to make travel planning a simpler process.

#4 Cleartrip


Cleartrip is one of the popular travel aggregators used by thousands of users every day. Other than services for hotels, flights and trains, it provides bus service too. Many times you plan to travel by volvos for a more convenient ride, Observing this trend among travellers, the website has a category like Volvo Smart Tab that displays only the volvo bus services running between any two destinations. Also, it has a Recommended Smart Tab that displays the top 15 bus services according to a reliable algorithm. This will allow you to make a smarter choice for booking the apt seat for yourself.

#5 AbhiBus


With ticket inventory from 2000 operators and 50,000 routes, AbhiBus provides many buses for many popular cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Bangalore and Mumbai. Booking buses through it is much easier as it has a user-friendly interface. You just need to enter the general details of the journey you plan to take and you will be guided to the best bus services available then. Also, you can book your bus tickets at the last minute through its mobile app. If you are from Andra Pradesh, you can book APSRTC buses through it within seconds.

How many of the online bus booking portals above have you used for your travel till date?


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  • vijay k

    nice information sir.. try to include this website also sir new website http://www.etraveltickets.in

  • http://www.ticketgoose.com/srs-travels shivani prabu

    Nice blog. Out of this i have booked bus tickets at Abhibus. Easy registration and payment method. Sure i would recommend Abhibus.