Shimla Bus Service


Shimla Bus Service is excellent. Shimla Bus Service is operated by the local state government. Private operators also run private Shimla Bus Services.

Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) provides the Shimla Bus Service both inside Shimla city and outside. Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation operates four types of buses:
  • Ordinary Buses
  • High Tech Buses
  • Deluxe Buses
  • Luxury Coach Air Conditioned Buses
Shimla Bus Service starts at 7AM in the morning. Shimla Bus Service is frequent and timely. Shimla Bus Service continues until 9PM in the evening.

Shimla Bus Service ply in well distributed transport routes. Shimla Bus Services are available to all parts and permissible localities of Shimla city. Shimla Bus Service are concentrated primarily in and on the Ring Road and adjacent areas. The Ring Road service route covers all tourist trails like the Mall, Ridge, Kali Bari and Lakkar Bazaar.

Daily tourist buses are run by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) for local sight seeing and you can book seats in those buses by visiting the Tourist Information Center at the Mall.

Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) operate a large fleet of impeccably maintained luxury coaches within Shimla City. Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation organizes sight seeing tours, special tours and customized travel packages for the benefit of tourists.

Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) offers the following concessions to its customers:
  • Group of 10 passengers or more is given a 10 percent discount on the applicable bus fare

  • Passengers who purchase return tickets are allowed a discount of 10 percent on the applicable bus fare

  • Free bus travel to the Differently Abled, Member of Parliament, Gallantry Award winners, Padma Shree Award winners and Freedom fighters.


Last Updated on : 29/05/2013





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