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Casual Contract (Hire a Bus)

Buses are given on hire to the public for purpose such as sightseeing tours, marriages, school / college study tours / excursions etc. on the basis of rate per km. This type of operations is also called Casual contract services.

Rates w.e.f 01-08-2016

Type of Bus No. of Seats Minimum km Per day Rate per KM (Rs)
Within the State of Karnataka
Outside the State of Karnataka
Karnataka Sarige 55 300 32/- 35/-
Karnataka Sarige (12- meter chassis) 65 300 37/- 40/-
Rajahamsa – Executive 36 350 37/- 40/-
Rajahamsa (12 meter chassis) 44 350 42/- 46/-
Volvo-semi sleeper, Single axle - Mark I and II 45 350 50/- 55/-
Volvo-semi sleeper, Single axle - Mark III 45 400 60/- 65/-
City Volvo (Mysore City) 38 300 67/- 73/-
Semi Low Floor (City) 42 250 37/- 40/-
Karnataka Vaibhava 44 350 42/- 47/-
Airavat Club Class / Airavat Diamond Class / Multi Axel 47 / 49 500 75/- 82/-
Non-AC Sleeper 32 400 50/- 55/-
AC Sleeper 32 400 70/- 76/-

Important Terms and Conditions

  • The kilometers will be calculated from the operating Depot and return to the same Depot.
  • Booking has to be done at least 3 days in advance with full details of the tour programme.
  • Buses will be spared subject to availability.
  • Payment has to be made in advance along with 20% refundable Security Deposit.
  • In case of Inter-state contract, Permit Charges and Entry Tax shall be extra.
  • Furnishing of passenger list is compulsory in case of Inter-state contract.
  • A day means 24 hours from the time of departure from the Depot.
  • For late arrivals, extra amount will be charged.
  • Re.1/- concession is allowed for study tours booked by recognized schools and colleges in the State of Karnataka.
  • Service Tax @ the rate of 15.0 % is applicable on full charges for casual contracts operated within the State of Karnataka.
  • Service Tax @ the rate of 15.0 % is applicable on 40% charges for casual contracts operated outside the State of Karnataka.
  • Service tax is exempted for buses operated to school children.

I. Cancellation Rules

For cancellation of casual contract bookings, fee as detailed above will be deducted
Cancellation Time Cancellation Fee
Cancelled up to 24 hours before the departure time 5 % of one-day charges + Interstate permit fee, if any.
Cancelled up to one hour before the departure time 10 % of one-day charges + Interstate permit fee, if any.
Cancelled after departure time, but before actual departure of the bus from the Depot 20 % of one-day charges + Interstate permit fee, if any.
Cancelled after departure from the Depot Charges on hourly rate OR 20 % of one-day charges, whichever is higher + Interstate permit fee, if any.

II. Chartered Contract Services

Chartered contract services means operation of services to fixed timings on a fixed route for fixed group of commuters on daily basis. These services are custom-made to the requirements of students of schools / colleges and employees of Private factories, Offices, Private Companies, Public undertakings etc. KSRTC is providing its buses on chartered contract at rates and terms and conditions given below.

Chartered Contract Rates w.e.f 7-5-2014

Bus Type Rate in Rs. per KM
Double door / Ordinary buses 33/-
Karnataka Sarige 35/-
Rajahamsa Executive 44/-
Volvo semi sleeper Single axle-mark-I and II 57/-
Semi Low-floor 40/-

Important Terms and Conditions

  • The kilometers will be calculated from the operating Depot and return to the same Depot.
  • Re.2/- concession is allowed for students of recognized schools and Rs.1/- concession is allowed for students of recognized colleges in the State of Karnataka
  • Service Tax @ the rate of 15.0 % is applicable for chartered services.

Last updated date 14-03-2017 19:10 pm