Which are the top 10 biggest bus stations in India
Buses remain the choice of transportation of Indians, irrespective of place and class of the society. The highly economical bus fares, ease of availing them and the places they have access to make buses the number one mode of transportation.
With Indian government investing more in upgrading the bus terminals in the country, the terminals have been a treat for all travelers. With options of air conditioned buses and even Wi-Fi being offered on journey, the bus mode of transportation is now in league with the railways and airways.
Here we have compiled of top 10 largest bus stations in India.
1.Vadodara Bus Station, Vadodara
The Vadodara bus station was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014. The five story building was built worth Rs 114 crore. Housing about 400 retail shops, the bus station caters to about 30,000 passengers who travel on 800 buses through this terminal.
2.Kempegowda Bus Station, Bengaluru
The other name of this Bengaluru bus station is Majestic Bus Station. It was first built in 1960 and has witnessed rounds of upgradation since then.
3.Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus, Chennai
This huge Chennai’s bus terminus has 160 platforms. It was developed in year 2002 with a budget of nearly Rs 32 crore.
4. Inter State Bus Terminals, Kashmiri Gate, Delhi
Delhi’s ISBT bus terminus connects the capital with 7 different states. It is also largest Indian bus station in relation to the total area. It is well attached to the metro and handles about 66 buses regularly, connecting 1800 buses every day. Unique thing about ISBT is that once a week a bus to Pakistan leaves from here.
The facilities of ISBT include Wi-Fi connection, RO water purifying plant, waiting room and food courts.
5.Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station, Hyderabad
In terms of area, this is the third largest bus station in India. Housing 150 platforms, this Hyderabad bus station is also called Imlibun Bus Station.
6.Pandit Nehru Bus Station, Vijayawada
Earlier this station was known as Telugu Satavahana Prayana Pranganam. The station has about 62 platforms and has glorious The Deccan Queen Bus parked here as a showpiece.
7.NTR Bus Station, Guntur
Located in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur, this station has 52 platforms.
8. KSRTC Bus Stand, Hassan
This bus station was reopened in 2010 after reconstruction with a budget of Rs 34 crore.
9.Arapalayam Bus Terminus, Madurai
This is considered one of the most significant bus stations in Tamil Nadu as it connects to some of the biggest stations in the state.
10. Inter state Bus Terminals, Anand Vihar, Delhi
The Anand Vihar bus terminus was developed to provide better infrastructural facilities and ease of travel to the people. It connects to Delhi Metro stations and any part of the national capital.
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