Indian Railway’s Catering and Tourism wing IRCTC has launched its online bus booking services as part of transforming the corporation as a one-stop-shop for all travel-related services,
The service went live for the service of the nation on January 29, informed IRCTC (Indian Rail Catering And Tourism Corporation) on Friday, Feb 5.
The IRCTC has partnered with more than 50,000 state road transport and private bus companies in 22 states and 3 Union Territories to provide the online bus booking services to customers.
The integration of the service on the IRCTC mobile app is expected to be completed by the first week of March.
Before the online bus booking service, IRCTC has recently launched air tickets, trains and food service.
With corporations’ new microsite www.bus.irctc.co.in, customers can easily book their bus selection with seat selection from home.
What Will The App Offer?
- 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.
IRCTC’s new business initiative enables travellers who already use IRCTC’s services to book trains and airline tickets to connect to the last mile.