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Passes & Concession

I. Monthly Passes

  • KSRTC is issuing monthly passes at concessional rates to passengers travelling between two places on a daily basis like employees, students, traders etc. These passes are issued at all bus stations. The Monthly passes are valid for travel along with Identity card issued by KSRTC.
  • Photo-Identity cards valid for one year are issued by KSRTC by collecting Rs.50/- per card.
  • Monthly passes issued for Express services are valid for travel in both Express and Ordinary services.
  • Monthly passes issued for Ordinary services are valid for travel in Ordinary services only.

a. Monthly pass rates for Mofussil services w.e.f. 10-12-2016.

Chargeable stage Express Pass Rate (In Rs.) Ordinary Pass Rate (In Rs.)
1 400/- 360/-
2 600/- 600/-
3 1000/- 880/-
4 1100/- 1000/-
5 1200/- 1120/-
6 1400/- 1200/-
7 1550/- 1320/-
8 1700/- 1440/-
9 1850/- 1600/-
10 2000/- 1680/-
11 2150/- N.A.
12 2250/- N.A.
13 2300/- N.A.
14 2350/- N.A.
15 2450/- N.A.
16 2550/- N.A.
17 2600/- N.A.
18 2650/- N.A.
19 2700/- N.A.
20 2750/- N.A.

b. Monthly pass rates for City services w.e.f. 4-5- 2014

KSRTC is issuing monthly passes at concessional rates for travel in City services also. The Monthly passes are valid for travel along with Identity card issued by KSRTC.

City Pass type For General Public (Rs.) For Senior Citizens (Rs.)
Mysore City City services 620/- 565/-
Mysore City City and Suburban services 820/- 745/-
Mysore City Volvo services 1025/- N.A.
Mangalore City City services 600/- N.A.
Tumkur City Upto 2 chargeable stages 440/- N.A.
Tumkur City Upto 4 chargeable stages 490/- N.A.
Tumkur City Upto 6 chargeable stages 550/- N.A.
Tumkur City Upto 8 chargeable stages 600/- N.A.
Tumkur City Upto 10 chargeable stages 650/- N.A.
Hassan City Upto 2 chargeable stages 340/- N.A.
Hassan City Upto 4 chargeable stages 490/- N.A.
Hassan City Upto 6 chargeable stages 600/- N.A.
Hassan City Upto 8 chargeable stages 650/- N.A.

II. Daily Passes

a. Daily Passes in Mysore City Limits

Daily passes valid for the day are issued for the benefit of passengers to travel in Mysore City limits. Daily passes are valid for travel along with Identity card issued by KSRTC.

Type of service Rates Rates
Mysore City & Suburban services 50/-
Mysore City Volvo services 90/-

b. Daily Passes to Bangalore City from nearby places (Allowed for travel in both KSRTC and BMTC services) w.e.f. 4-5- 2014

Daily passes valid for one day (upto midnight) are issued for the benefit of passengers to travel to Bangalore from nearby Taluka / Towns. These passes are allowed in Mofussil Ordinary / Express services of KSRTC and City / Suburban services of BMTC.

S.No From To Pass Rate (Rs.)
1 Kanakapura Bengaluru 135/-
2 Harohalli Bengaluru 105/-
3 Channapatna Bengaluru 135/-
4 Ramangara Bengaluru 110/-
5 Magadi Bengaluru 95/-
6 Chikkaballapura Bengaluru 135/-
7 Gowribidanuru Bengaluru 165/-
8 Sidlagatta Bengaluru 110/-
9 Chintamani Bengaluru 160/-
10 Kolar Bengaluru 155/-
11 Tumkur Bengaluru 145/-
12 Kunigal Bengaluru 140/-
13 Vijayapura Bengaluru 95/-
14 Sira Bengaluru 245/-
15 Gubbi Bengaluru 180/-
16 Turuvekere Bengaluru 245/-
17 Madhugiri Bengaluru 190/-
18 Koratagere Bengaluru 155/-
19 Dabaspete Bengaluru 100/-
20 Mandya Bengaluru 170/-
21 Madduru Bengaluru 145/-
22 Malavalli Bengaluru 185/-
23 K.M Doddi Bengaluru 160/-
24 Nagamangala Bengaluru 235/-
25 Santebachahalli Bengaluru 265/-
26 Melukote Bengaluru 265/-
27 K.R Pete Bengaluru 275/-

c. Daily Passes to Mysore City from nearby places (Allowed for travel in Mysore City services) w.e.f. 4-5- 2014

Daily passes valid for the day (upto midnight) are issued for the benefit of passengers to travel to Mysore from nearby Taluka / Towns. These passes are allowed in Mofussil Ordinary / Express services of KSRTC and City / Suburban services in Mysore City.

S.No From To Pass Rate (Rs.)
1 Periyapattana Mysuru 135/-
2 Hunasuru Mysuru 90/-
3 K.R Nagara Mysuru 90/-
4 Saraguru Mysuru 100/-
5 H.D Kote Mysuru 100/-
6 Malavalli Mysuru 90/-
7 Bannuru Mysuru 60/-
8 Mandya Mysuru 90/-
9 K.R Pete Mysuru 110/-
10 Gundlupete Mysuru 110/-
11 Chamrajnagar Mysuru 110/-
12 Kollegala Mysuru 110/-
13 Nanjanagudu Mysuru 60/-
14 Pandavapura Mysuru 70/-
15 H.D. Kote Handpost Mysuru 90/-

d. Daily Passes on other routes w.e.f. 4-5- 2014

Daily passes valid for the day are issued for the benefit of passengers to travel on routes listed below. These passes are allowed in Mofussil Ordinary / Express services of KSRTC.

S.No Routes Pass Rate (Rs.)
1 Davangere-Chitradurga 105/-
2 Davangere-Shimoga 160/-
3 Davangere-Ranibennur 80/-
4 Davangere-Haveri 130/-
5 Harihara-Shimoga 140/-
6 Chitradurga-Sira 140/-
7 Chitradurga-Hiriyuru 80/-
8 Pandavapura-Mandya 60/-
9 Malavalli-Mandya 70/-
10 Madduru-Mandya 50/-
11 Srirangapattana-Mandya 60/-

III. Student Passes

Students of recognized schools / colleges are issued free / concessional passes to travel from their residence to the school / college. Students are allowed to travel in Mofussil Ordinary / Express services and / or City / suburban services.

S.No Types of Passes Time Period Pass Rate (Rs.)
1 School students upto 7th Standard 10 Months Free
2 High School students (Boys) 10 Months 600
05 Months 300
3 High School students (Girls) 10 Months 400
05 Months 200
4 PUC, Degree, Diploma College Students 10 Months 900
05 Months 450
5 For ITI Students 12 Months 1150
06 Months 575
6 Students of Professional Courses like BE, MBBS, B. Pharma, B. Arch 10 Months 1400
05 Months 700
7 Students of Evening Colleges and Phd Students 10 Months 1200

* Additionally, processing fee of Rs.80/- per pass and Accident Relief Fund of Rs.50/- will be collected.

IV. Concession to Senior Citizens

  • Senior Citizens (aged 60 years or above) - 25% concession in basic fare is allowed for residents of Karnataka State.
  • This concession is limited to Rajahamsa and lower class of services only.
  • Senior Citizens, during the journey need to produce any one of the following Identity proof in original to avail the concession:
    1. a. Passport issued by the Government of India,
    2. b. Voter ID card issued by Election Commission
    3. c. Aadhaar card indicating Date of birth
    4. d. Driving License
    5. e. Identity card indicating Date of Birth and Residential address, issued by various Departments of Government of India, PSU’s / Corporations of Government of India.
    6. f. NREGA card indicating Date of Birth and Residential address
    7. g. Identity card indicating Date of Birth and Residential address, issued by various Departments of Government of Karnataka, PSU’s / Corporations of Government of Karnataka
    8. h. Identity card issued by the Physically Challenged and Senior Citizens Welfare Directorate
    9. i. Senior citizen Identity Card issued by KSRTC.

V. Passes to Physically Challenged Persons:

KSRTC is issuing concessional passes to Physically challenged persons, residents of Karnataka State. Details are as below:

  1. The pass rate for Physically Challenged Persons is Rs.660/- per annum as decided by the Government of Karnataka.
  2. These passes will be issued to persons with disability of 40% and above covering visual, hearing, Amblyopia, Mental disorder, Dementia, Loco Moto Disability, Leprosy infected patients.
  3. These pass holders are allowed to travel in City, Suburban, Ordinary and Express routes of KSRTC, BMTC, NEKRTC and NWKRTC buses with in the limit of 100 kms from the place of residence.
  4. Other details are given in GSO No. 779/2016 dated 20-12-2016.

Travel facility and Validity of the pass:

  • These pass holders are allowed to travel in City, Suburban, Ordinary and Express routes of KSRTC, BMTC, NEKRTC and NWKRTC buses within the limit of 100 kms from the pass the place of residence of the pass holder.
  • Pass will be issued with validity from January to December every year.

Pass issue procedure

  • To avail new pass and also renewal of the pass, beneficiary should be personally present and submit the original Disability card for verification. The person who is having disability explained above should fill the application form available at the concerned Divisional Offices.
  • Application should be attached with necessary documents like Disability certificate cum ID card issued by District welfare office of Disabled persons & Senior citizens with certified by minimum 02 Medical Officers viz Chairman / members of District Medical Board where beneficiary is living.
  • Passes will be renewed every year from 1st January to 28th February.
  • New pass will be issued to the beneficiaries throughout the year subject to meeting the eligibility criteria.

Other conditions:

  • Government employees and other employees entitled to travel allowance are not eligible to obtain this pass.
  • Pass holder should compulsorily carry the pass while traveling in the bus and shall produce the same to conductors / drivers / checking staff on demand.

VI. Passes to Blind:

KSRTC is issuing free travel passes to fully Blind persons, residents of Karnataka State. Details are as below:

  1. Blind passes are issued free of cost.
  2. These passes are issued to 100% blind persons only.
  3. These pass holders are allowed to travel in City, Suburban, Ordinary and Express buses of KSRTC, BMTC, NWKRTC and NEKRTC.
  4. These pass holders are allowed to travel anywhere within the state and interstate buses also.
  5. Other details are given in GSO No. 777/2016 dated 30-11-2016.

Pass issue procedure:

  • The person who is having full blind should fill the application form available at concerned Divisional Offices.
  • Application should be attached with necessary documents like Full Blind certificate cum ID card with seal and sign issued by District welfare office of Disabled persons & Senior citizens with certified by minimum 02 Medical Officers of Primary level / Taluk level / District level / Bangalore Medical Board.

Travel facility & validity of pass:

  • These pass holders are allowed to travel in City, Suburban, Ordinary and Express buses of KSRTC, BMTC, NWKRTC and NEKRTC.
  • These pass holders are allowed to travel anywhere within the state and interstate buses also.
  • These passes are valid for 05 years from the date of issue.
  • These pass holders can reserve seats free of cost in services having advance reservation facility.

Other Conditions:

  • Government employees and other employees entitled to travel allowance are not eligible to obtain this pass.
  • Pass holder should compulsorily carry the pass while traveling in the bus and shall produce the same to conductors / drivers / checking staff on demand.

Last updated date 15-03-2017 15:45 PM