Terms & Conditions
Rules and Regulations

The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, popularly known as KSRTC, offers the opportunity for reserving tickets through internet in addition to the existing facility to book the tickets from the various reservation counters of the Corporation or from authorized private franchisee counter. KSRTC's rules for reservation of tickets apply to all such transactions along with the terms and conditions imposed for Internet based booking. Kindly read the terms and conditions applicable to Internet booking through the KSRTC website before using this portal.


User Registration

Tickets can be reserved as a registered user or as a guest user. If you are a frequent traveler, it is advisable to register your credentials in reservation for your convenience and ease in using this portal. No user can register more than once on the site. You will receive a password and account designation upon completing our registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. Ensure that you Logout from your account at the end of each session. KSRTC cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this. Terms and conditions specified is applicable for registered users and guest users.


Agreement

Once you reserve tickets on this site, you are deemed to have agreed to the terms and conditions set forth below. Once you have clicked the 'I Agree to the Terms and conditions' button, you have entered into a formal agreement with KSRTC for the purpose of transactions on this website. If a user violates the terms and conditions or use by registering more than one user id and or booking tickets on such multiple userid, KSRTC reserves the right to deactivate all such user registration and cancel any or all ticket booked using these registrations without any notice. KSRTC's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal processes of Government of India, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of KSRTC's right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this website or information provided to or gathered by KSRTC with respect to such use. You agree that KSRTC may provide details of your use of the website to regulators or police or to any other third party, or in order to resolve disputes or complaints which relate to the website, at complete discretion of KSRTC.

If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth herein, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the reminder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the customer and KSRTC with respect to this website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the customer and KSRTC with respect to this website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

This agreement is made between:
KSRTC and The User - individual, whose details are set out in the User Registration page.

Our Deliverables:
We agree to provide online ticket booking facility to users who agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this document.

In this agreement, the following terms have the meanings stipulated against each:
KSRTC - Kerala State Road Transport Corporation.

Ticket - Means any ticket issued by us. It is an authorization to travel using our ticket booking facility for the specified journey over the network of KSRTC.

E-ticket - Refers to a reservation booked on this website, for the consummation of which the customer prints out an Electronic Reservation Slip which, along with the concerned authorized personal identification, constitutes the authority to travel, in lieu of the regular ticket on standard Stationery.

M-ticket - Communicated to the passenger through Mobile phone, while reserving ticket through online. Regarding tickets issued through reservation counter / private franchisee counter, M tickets will not be provided. A passenger reserved through online can travel in the bus using M Ticket.

Informative Message - Before departure of bus from source station, an informative message will be communicated to all reserved passengers (Online tickets and counter tickets) while preparing conductor chart. Message contains contact number of the crew and Bonnet number of the bus. This message will not be considered as M Ticket.

Charting time - The time at which the chart for a particular service is prepared.

ERS (Electronic Reservation Slip) - The printout in standard specified Performa containing reservation particulars, and instructions for use that can be used by the passenger along with the relevant authorized Identification, as travel authority for performing the journey. The user of the ERS is governed by these rules and the instructions that are available on the ERS itself.

Authorized ID - Proof of identity of the passenger.

Security:
All payments towards the cost of the tickets issued will be through one of the payment mode provided on the payment page. To ensure security, your card details are NOT stored in our Website.

Advance Booking:
Normally 30 days advance booking is possible. However the number of days fixed for advance booking is liable to be changed.

Maximum Tickets:
A maximum of SIX SEATS can be booked per ticket at a time for a specified journey.
Booking through Internet is allowed round-the-clock on all days including Sundays and holidays. However current booking of e-tickets is possible only up to the charting time for that bus or one hour before the scheduled departure time from the starting place whichever is earlier.

Bus Stops:
Bus stops and boarding points are defined for different types of services. A passenger can board the bus from his pick up point mentioned in the reservation ticket only. Under any circumstance he / she wish to change the pick up point, it should be intimated to the crew when informative message is communicated. If the same is not communicated to the crew well in advance, passenger will have no right for claiming the seat after the pick up point from where ticket was reserved.
Reserved passenger has the right to board / alight only at mentioned pick up / drop down point mentioned in his / her ticket.

For Super class services, bus stops only at allotted points.

Service Hours of the Reservation Counters
Inside Kerala :.
  • Ernakulam_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Ernakulam_Vytilla Hub 13.00 Hrs to 2100 Hrs
  • Guruvayoor_0900 Hrs to 1700 Hrs
  • Kalpetta_0800 Hrs to 1900 Hrs
  • Kasargode_0800 Hrs to 19.30 Hrs
  • Kozhikode_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Kottayam_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Kottarakkara_09.00 Hrs to 1700 Hrs
  • Kannur_09.00 Hrs to 17.00 Hrs
  • Malappuram_12.00 Hrs to 20.00Hrs
  • Munnar_09.00Hrs to 17.00Hrs
  • Nilambur_09.00Hrs to 17.00Hrs
  • Palakkad_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Perinthalmanna_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Sulthan bathery_07.30 Hrs to 19.30 Hrs
  • Thiruvananthapuram Central_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Thrissrur_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
Outside Kerala :.
  • Bangalore Majestic_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Bangalore Satellite_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Bangalore Santhinagar_07.00 Hrs to 2300Hrs
  • Bangalore Khalasipalayam_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Bangalore – Peenia_06.00 Hrs to 2200Hrs
  • Coiambatore_1300Hrs to 2100 Hrs
  • Mysore_06.00 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs
  • Service hours are liable to be changed.
KSRTC supply the service to you with reasonable care and skill. All rules and regulations applicable for reservation of seats and charging of fare for reservation also apply to reservation through the Internet.
All efforts are being made to ensure the prompt and timely service of the buses. KSRTC will not be liable for any delay/cancellation of service due to extraneous reasons.
Basic ticket fare of KSRTC is shown in the reservation portal. While reserving tickets through online, reservation charges, service charge, luxury tax (For AC services) payment gateway charges shall be paid in extra. If tickets are reserved through KSRTC counters / franchisees. Payment gateway charges and service charge will be excluded.

Actual fare on the date of journey will be realized from the passenger i.e. if the reservation is made before any fare revision and the actual date of journey takes place after the fare revision, the revised rate of fares will be made applicable and the difference in fares be collected inside the bus at the time of journey.
Rs.10/- per seat is charged for passengers booking seats in advance through online.
Rs.20/- per seat is charged for passengers booking through reservation counter.
Reservation Fee is non-refundable.
Rs.20/- per seat is charged for passengers booking seats in advance through online.
Luxury tax is levied for travel in AC buses as ordered by Govt. of India which is levied @5% of basic ticket charge.
All transactions on Internet are subject to the conditions stipulated by the Financial Gateway and subject to levy of charges,
Facilities Available

  • Credit Card / Debit card transactions
  • Debit Card + ATM PIN
  • Internet Banking
  • Valet / Cash cards
Your booking and reservation will be confirmed online, after completion of transaction process successfully. An unique transaction ID will be automatically generated which should be kept safetly for future reference All charges including , fees, duties, taxes etc will be realized from the customer.

If, for any reason, there is failure of transaction / reservation, the entire amount debited from your card account will be credited back automatically with in seven banking days.
E-tickets can be cancelled through our reservation portal and counter tickets can be cancelled at any of our reservation counters. Tickets purchased from private franchisee counters can be cancelled only at the respective counter . Reservation charges/ Bank charges / Payment Gateway charges are not subject to refund.

If any service having advance reservation facility is cancelled, the same will be intimated to all reserved passengers from the concerned unit from where the bus operates. In case of service cancellation, alternate traveling facility will be arranged by KSRTC. Under any circumstance, if alternate arrangements cannot be made, the same will be intimated to all reserved passengers. In such case, passenger is eligible for hundred percent refund of ticket fare (Excluding reservation / payment gateway charges). For effecting refund, passenger shall cancel the ticket in reservation portal with in 30 days from date of travel.
After cancellation, amount will be credited back only to the bank account from which payment was made. Change of account number is not possible while effecting refund.

For e-tickets, cancellation is possible through Internet. Passenger will get a cancellation ticket/receipt and KSRTC will credit the amount of refund due, to the customer's account. No cash refund will be allowed. The amount paid by the customer will be refunded electronically after deducting cancellation charges. The cancellation charge is determined by the KSRTC's rules for cancellation based on the time of cancellation and the status of the ticket. The service charge is not refunded.
Cancellation of counter tickets can be done through any of the KSRTC Online Reservation counters during the working hours of each counter. To cancel a ticket, the customer will have to submit a requisition with the ticket at a KSRTC Reservation counter. Reservation counter will refund the allowable cancellation amount along with a cancellation ticket/receipt.

Cancellation of tickets can be done up to one hour before the scheduled departure time from the starting place or before the charting time whichever is earlier.

a.) Refund in failed transactions will be made with in seven banking days

b.) If any service having advance reservation facility is cancelled, the same will be intimated to all reserved passengers from the concerned unit from where the bus operates. In case of service cancellation, alternate traveling facility will be arranged by KSRTC. Under any circumstance, if alternate arrangements cannot be made, the same will be intimated to all reserved passengers. In such case, passenger is eligible for hundred percent refund of ticket fare (Excluding reservation / payment gateway charges). For effecting refund, passenger shall cancel the ticket in reservation portal with in 30 days from date of travel. After cancellation, amount will be credited back only to the bank account from which payment was made. Change of account number is not possible while effecting refund.

c.) Cancellation Fees The cancellation slabs (excluding the reservation fee, which is not refundable) are as shown below.

Cancellation Fees: The cancellation slabs (excluding the reservation fee, which is not refundable) are as shown below.
Cancellation Fee Duration
Fee at 25% of the basic fare Up to 24 hours before the departure time.
Fee at 50% of the basic fare Between 24 hours and one hour before the departure time from source.
No refund Within one hour before departure from source.
Passenger should carry authorized ID mentioned while booking the e-ticket in original during journey and same will be accepted as proof of identity failing which the ticket will be considered as void.
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