Buses in Mangalore

Mangalore is an important city in the state of Karnataka after Bangalore. The city is well connected to different parts of India and the world thru its different transport system like air, railways and roads. Buses plying in Mangalore not only help the residents of Mangalore to different parts of Karnataka but also to its adjoining states like Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. To a common man the bus service of Mangalore plays an important role in their daily life and helps them to travel around the city at cost effective rates. There are various types of buses in Mangalore like express buses, shuttle buses, deluxe buses and semi-deluxe buses. Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Hassan and Madurai are few of the adjoining locations where the buses from Mangalore depart to. Many small traders who contribute handsomely to the growing business sector of the region make use of bus transport as it is much cheaper than other forms of transport.

Bus Terminal in Mangalore
KSRTC has built this brand new Kempe Gowda Bus Station terminal with shelters to help its weary travelers

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation

The KSRTC or Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation plays an important role in Mangalore’s various bus services. This KSRTC runs different types of buses which carry passengers from Mangalore to different areas of Karnataka. The bus route connecting Mangalore to Bangalore can be considered to be the most important bus route of the state and hundreds of passengers from both the city ply between the two cities on a regular basis. The longest route taken by a bus is from Mangalore to Mumbai via Hubli, Belagaum and Pune. KSRTC has many different buses plying in this route. The whole journey takes nearly 22 hours by an ordinary bus and 16 hours by special fast Volvo buses.  For any inquiry about buses you can contact at 824 – 211243.

List of Buses Travelling from Mangalore to other parts of the countries

Bus Type: Super Deluxe Buses
Destination: Bangalore   
Timings: 10:00, 11:30, 13:30, 21:00, 21:15, 21:25, 21:30, 21:45, 22:00, 22:15, 22:30, 22:45, 23:00, 23:15
Destination: Belgaum   
Timings: 12:30
Destination: Bombay   
Timings: 12:30
Destination: Hyderabad
Timings: 12:30
Destination: Kadamba
Timings: 7:00, 10:30, 21:45
Destination: Karwar
Timings: 10:30, 20:30, 21:30, 21:45
Destination: Mysore
Timings: 11:00, 13:00, 22:35, 23:00, 23:30
Destination: Panaji   
Timings: 20:30, 21:30, 21:45
Destination: Puttur   
Timings: 22:30, 23:00, 23:15
Destination: Thirupathi
Timings: 20:00

Bus type: Semi Deluxe Buses
Destination: Bangalore
Timings: 6:30, 9:00, 9:30, 13:00, 20:00, 21:50
Destination: Belgaum   
Timings: 15:00
Destination: Coimbatore   
Timings: 15:00
Destination: Hyderabad   
Timings: 10:30
Destination: Madurai   
Timings: 16:00
Destination: Mysore
Timings: 6:00, 7:30, 9:00, 9:30, 10:30, 12:00, 15:00, 16:00, 21:15
Destination: Panaji   
Timings: 7:00, 8:30
Destination: Puttur
Timings: 9:30, 15:00, 16:00, 16:45, 21:15, 21:30

Bus Type: Express Buses
Destination: Bangalore   
Timings: 6:00, 8:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:30
Destination: Bijapur   
Timings: 15:45
Destination: Chickmagalur
Timings: 5:30, 6:45, 7:30, 10:00, 11:00, 11:30, 13:00, 18:00
Destination: Hassan   
Timings: 12:30, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
Destination: Subramanya   
Timings: 6:30, 6:45, 10:00, 10:30, 12:45, 15:20, 15:45, 16:30
Bus Type- Private Contract Buses
Destination: Bangalore   
Timings: Around 35 Buses departing between hour 21:30, 22:00
Destination: Cochin, Ernakulam   
Timings: Two Buses at hour 20:00
Destination: Mumbai   
Timings: Around 18 Buses traveling to Mumbai hour 7:30 and 14:30 & One Bus at hour 9:30
Destination: Goa-Vasco, Panaji   
Timings: Four Buses traveling to Goa at 20:30
Destination: Mysore Two buses at hour 22:30
Timings: Two buses available at hour 22:30

City Buses in Mangalore

Both public and private operators cover the various areas of Mangalore and its suburbs. There are two distinct routes for Mangalore buses, express buses which carry travelers outside the city and city buses which carry the residents of Mangalore inside the city. There is also Service buses which travel to towns and villages.
List of Bus Routes in the City
Bus Number: 1
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route State Bank to Kunjathbail

Bus Number: 1A
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Thannirbavi

Bus Number: 2
State Bank
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Mulki

Bus Number: 2A
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Sasihithlu

Bus Number: 2B,
Starting Bus Stop: Bengre
Route: Bengre to Bajpe

Bus Number: 2E,
Starting Bus Stop: Mangaladevi
Route: Mangaladevi to Jokatte

Bus Number: 3A
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Moodushedde

Bus Number: 3C
Starting Bus Stop: Mangaladevi
Route: Mangaladevi to Moodushedde

Bus Number: 4
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Kulshekar

Bus Number: 5
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank,
Route: State Bank to Morgangate

Bus Number: 6A
 Starting Bus Stop: State Bank, Shakthinagar
Route: State Bank to Shakthinagar

Bus Number: 7
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Urwastore

Bus Number: 9
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Bajal Church

Bus Number: 10
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Adyar

Bus Number: 11A
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Kannur Bettu

Bus Number: 12A
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank,
Route: State Bank to Mangaji

Bus Number: 13
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Urwastore

Bus Number: 14
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Bondel

Bus Number: 15
Starting Bus Stop: Mangaladevi
Route: Mangaladevi to Surathkal

Bus Number: 16
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Sulthan Battery

Bus Number: 17A & 17B
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Kunjathbail

Bus Number: 18
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Morgangate

Bus Number: 19A 
Starting Bus Stop: Kankanady
Route: Kankanady to Bondel

Bus Number: 21
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Neermarga

Bus Number: 23 & 23B
Starting Bus Stop: State Bank
Route: State Bank to Faisal Nagar

Apart from the above list there are more fifty other bus routes in Mangalore.
Main Bus Stations in Mangalore
The main bus stations in Mangalore are:
  • State Bank Bus Station
  • Mangaladevi Bus Station
  • Kankanady Bus Station
  • Bengre Bus Station
  • Nehru Circle Bus Station
  • Someshwara Bus Station
  • Bajpe Bus Station
These local and express buses create convenience of traveling in buses for the common people of Mangalore. Being a tourist city, the efficiency of these buses help Mangalore to set up an efficient road transport system in the city and this helps the tourist and other types of travelers visiting the city enjoy Mangalore better.

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    Sunil from Chilimbi 286 Days ago

    I want to go shimoga via awfulness there is any available bus from 6 o clock

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    mohith from surathkal 328 Days ago

    Sir i want to go From surathkal to kateel.Plz u can say the timings in surathkal via soorinje,shibarooru

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    Akshay from Mysore 348 Days ago

    Please tell me which route is best to reach manipal by 7:30 morning, I m travelling trough bus, I am thinking to board bus around 5am in bantwala, or 6:30 manglore, which is better

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    Jason from Bondel 564 Days ago

    Dear sir,I need bus timing from bondel to shirva manchakalThanks

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    Krishna Dutt D Kfrom MANGALURU 348 Days ago

    Where to catch serviSe buses to Mittens engineering college.

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    pruthvi from karnataka 1055 Days ago

    How many people are going through a bus /day and how much amt are collections are made from one bus/day

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