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Bus fares hiked in Odisha: Know the revised tariff

16/10/2021 at 2:07 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 16: Amid the continuous rise in fuel prices, the state government has hiked the bus fare today.

“Due to increase in per litre diesel price, leading to price increased by an amount equal to Rs.5.09 in direct & Rs. 6.17 in cumulative (including the carryover), the fare for stage carriages other than town buses plying within the State of Odisha will be fixed at increased rate as specified in the table given below which will be effective from the date of issue of order,” stated the Odisha Transport Department in an order issued today.

The bus fare for ordinary service category has been hiked by three paise to 92 paisa/km from the existing 89 paisa/km. Passengers will now pay fare at 96 paisa/km for the express bus service. The existing fare for the express category was 93 paisa/km.

The bus fare for Deluxe and A.C Deluxe bus services has also been increased by 6 paisa/km. Passengers will now have to pay fare at 135 paisa/km for Deluxe and 163 paisa/km for the A.C Deluxe category of buses. The fare for the super-premium service has been increased by 9 paisa to 253 paisa/km from the existing 244 paisa/km.

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