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|17th January 2010, 10:20||#1|
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Advice on bus travel (Pune /Bangalore /Trivandrum)
I've been asked to travel to pune at somewhat short notice . Planning to reach on 29th, leave on 31st.
The train tickets seem to be sold out, and I'm too cheap to travel by air
Travelling by bus seems to be a feasible alternative. I'm planning it in two legs. Tvm - B'lore, and B'lore to pune.
after looking at redbus, it seems doable. Are VRL/Sharma reliable? How much time should I leave in between ( in case the first bus is late, esp the pun-blr one).
Any other advice/suggestions/alternatives?
|17th January 2010, 10:47||#2|
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@greenhorn. There are a lot of buses leaving in the evening from bangalore and reaching Pune in the late mornings 10:00 ish. Konduskar, VRL, Sharma, National are all good. My MIL travels with Konduskar & Sharma sometimes. Good service and 9 out of ten times on time. Please lemme know if you want me to book for you. Or you can do it on konduskarsr.com. CIAO!
|17th January 2010, 11:41||#4|
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VRL has very good services betweeen Bangalore and Pune. KaSRTC services are also frequent, starting from around 2:30pm. KaSRTC takes around 15:30hrs where as VRL takes around 17hrs for the trip.
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