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OSRTC Online Booking and Bus Routes:

For a comfortable and hassle-free travel experience, travellers can make their OSRTC bus booking online, using ixigo app.
ixigo has recently acquired AbhiBus, a popular bus booking portal. You can enjoy the same, feature-packed experience of booking OSRTC bus tickets on AbhiBus.
These are the popular OSRTC bus routes to choose from:
Bhubaneswar to Cuttack Cuttack to Bhubaneswar Jeypore to Brahmapur
Brahmapur to Koraput Brahmapur to Jeypore Bhanjanagar to Bhubaneswar
Koraput to Brahmapur Bhubaneswar to Bhanjanagar Jeypore to Visakhapatnam
Brahmapur to Sunabeda Visakhapatnam to Jeypore Bhubaneswar to bhawanipatna
Jeypore to Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar to Jeypore Jharsuguda to Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar to Jharsuguda Jharsuguda to Jeypore Jeypore to Jharsuguda
Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam to Bhubaneswar Bhawanipatna to Bhubaneswar

How can I book OSRTC bus tickets online?

  • An OSRTC bus booking can be made using the ixigo app or ixigo website.
  • Customers can check OSRTC bus routes, timings, price details, arrival as well as departure timetables conveniently on ixigo.
  • Customers can use any online payment mode of their choice (credit card/ debit card/netbanking/UPI) to book tickets.
  • Once the booking is complete, passengers must show their ticket on a mobile device at the time of boarding.
  • In case of any query, ixigo customer support is always available with a 24x7 chat system, along with a dedicated customer helpline and email-ID.

Discounts & Offers on OSRTC Bus Ticket Booking

Check the latest deals on OSRTC bus tickets on the ixigo offers page and get the best deal on your booking. Another advantage of booking OSRTC bus tickets on ixigo is that you can avail exclusive offers from e-wallets and several leading banks. Here you can find the latest bus tickets offers and coupons codes for your bus booking on ixigo.

The current bus offers on OSRTC bus ticket booking by ixigo are:
  • Save up to ₹500 on OSRTC bus bookings: Use coupon code BUS500 and get flat 6% upto ₹500 ixigo money on your OSRTC bus ticket booking. Note: No minimum booking amount required!
  • Save FLAT 15% on your first bus booking: Book your OSRTC bus using coupon code NEW15 and get flat 15% upto ₹200 ixigo money on your booking. Note: No minimum booking amount required!

OSRTC Bus Types

The OSRTC provides comfortable and on-time bus services in the following categories:
  • AC-Deluxe: This is an air-conditioned coach with 2x2 seating that offers ample leg room.
  • Deluxe / HI TECH: A luxury air-conditioned coach, this bus also has 2x2 seating with added amenities.
  • HI COMF: A non-air conditioned coach that accommodates more passengers, this bus type has 3x2 seating.
  • LCV coach: A light commercial vehicle with spacious 2x2 seating.
The buses used in OSRTC services are either multi-axle Volvo models like the Amaravati and the Garuda Plus; sleeper models like the Vennela; or semi-sleeper buses such as the Indra. Each model has AC and non-AC services. Overall, this operator provides 212 services out of which some are interstate routes.

Bus Amenities

Passengers on board an OSRTC bus will receive amenities based on their bus type and ticket price. This operator typically includes air conditioning or a fan, emergency exits, reclining seats, water bottles, fire extinguishers, window curtains, charging points and an arm and leg rest.

Interstate buses can include additional features such as Wi-Fi, snacks, a blanket, reading lights, wet napkins, headsets, a movie screen and a live tracking facility.

Features of OSRTC Buses

OSRTC buses are known for providing a pleasant passenger experience without hiking up ticket prices. Safety, hygiene and comfortable recliner seating are mainstays under this operator. Travellers also appreciate the entertainment options and spacious sleeper berths on offer.

About OSRTC

The Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) was established in 1974 with its headquarters in Bhubaneswar. With a vision to roll out high-quality yet affordable services for the average traveller, the OSRTC aims to secure a comfortable bus journey for all its passengers. It has also consistently won awards for operating seamless services while maintaining low operating costs.

A major goal of the organisation is to connect remote areas in Odisha—which has a large tribal population and much hilly or forested land—to major cities and metros. Another socially oriented goal of the OSRTC has been to deliver concessional fares to freedom fighters, students, handicapped persons, and rural journalists who wish to use their services.

Bus Services by OSRTC

OSRTC buses connect different parts of Odisha. Intercity services are also available to destinations in West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh. The organisation offers both government-operated routes as well as the option to book chartered buses. This operator currently has a fleet with over 460 buses, which are spread across 23 depots—well-known ones being Cuttack, Rourkela, Rayagada, and Jeypore. Out of these, 87 are used for travel through tribal, hilly and Naxal-infested areas in the coastal state.

Since Odisha is home to iconic pilgrimage sites like the Puri Jagannath Temple, the Konark Sun Temple, and the Lingaraja Temple, the OSRTC also offers bus services connecting nearby cities to these locations.

Additional services under the OSRTC include:
  • Providing transport during emergencies.
  • Dispersing passenger amenities at bus stands
  • Aiding police and paramilitary transport during times of crisis
  • Provide services in troubled regions under the Biju Gaon Gadi Yojana.
  • Enabling driving training modules that lead to skill development in the state

What are the concessions given by OSRTC?

The OSRTC provides bus fare concessions to freedom fighters, students, physically challenged persons, and rural journalists all over Odisha. Below are further details:
  • Students get 50% discount (monthly and seasonal) on bus fare.
  • Blind persons or those who are orthopedically disabled to the extent of 50% and above can travel for free, or with an escort, whose ticket will have a 50% discount.
  • Persons with intellectual disabilities can travel for free, or with an escort, whose ticket will have a 50% discount.
  • Orthopedically disabled persons (between 40 to 50% impaired functioning) get a 50% discount on bus fare.

OSRTC Bus Booking FAQs

Q. What is the age limit for a half ticket passenger in OSRTC?

A: When travelling on an OSRTC bus, half tickets are available for children between the ages of 3 and 12.

Q. I forgot to print my OSRTC bus E-Ticket! Can I still board the bus?

A: Yes, you can simply show your E-ticket or booking SMS on an electronic device to complete boarding.

Q. Can bus ticket details be changed while booking with OSRTC?

A: No, you cannot change your journey details after you have booked tickets with OSRTC.

Q. What ID proofs are required to be carried along while travelling with OSRTC?

A: Passengers must carry the same ID proof whose reference number was submitted at the time of ticket booking. This can be a passport, driving license, voter ID card, or the passenger’s PAN card. Photocopies will not be accepted.

Q. Is the OSRTC bus e-ticket transferable?

A: No, it is not possible to transfer an OSRTC bus e-ticket.

Q. How can I track my OSRTC bus online?

A: After making an OSRTC ticket booking, passengers can track their bus on busindia.com/OSRTCTrackMyBus/ by punching in their PNR number or trip code.

Q. Does OSRTC have a current booking option?

A: The OSRTC does not offer a current booking provision for tickets booked online, meaning passengers cannot reserve them once the advance booking period is over.

Q. I have lost my OSRTC bus ticket. What do I do?

A: Don’t worry! You can simply check your email to get another printout, or log onto the ‘My Itineraries’ section on the official OSRTC website to get a second copy.