How to Buy Bus Tickets Online in Pakistan?
The ultimate guide for foreigners and locals to book or buy bus tickets online in Pakistan.
Ticket booking has become easy nowadays as many bus companies have started online ticket bookings through apps. There are also some bus booking websites which are providing their services by selling bus tickets for their partner bus companies. Online ticket booking is quite easy for Pakistani residents. However, for international travelers, it might be difficult to buy tickets online as many companies require mobile number verification before booking. We will try to cover every possibility for both Pakistani and international travelers on How to Buy Bus Tickets Online in Pakistan.
Understanding Bus Companies in Pakistan:
Many bus companies in Pakistan operate in the country; unfortunately, all of the bus companies are private, although they provide satisfactory bus services all over the country. Bus companies that operate on major routes are Daewoo Express, Faisal Movers, Q Connect, Road Master, Waraich Express, Niazi Express, Skyways, etc. You can also check the list of top 10 bus companies here.
Most of these bus companies have their online ticket booking apps and some of them rely on other bus booking websites such as Bookme, Sastaticket, Easytickets, Bookkaru, and Do Safar. You can check the details of all these bus booking websites here.
Bus Companies in Pakistan Having Nationwide Network:
Daewoo Express and Faisal Movers are two major bus companies in Pakistan that have a nationwide network. We advise foreign travelers to travel on these buses especially when they are traveling between Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar, Swat, and Gilgit. For Lahore to Islamabad, many other options are available, such as Q Connect and Road Master.
- Faisal Movers
- Daewoo Express
1. Faisal Movers:
Faisal Movers also has a nationwide network and has been operating since 2003 in Pakistan. It has major routes throughout the country such as Lahore to Islamabad, Lahore to Karachi, Islamabad to Karachi, Islamabad to Multan, and northern areas, which includes Islamabad to Naran, Swat, Hunza, Gilgit, and Murree. You can follow the link for detailed information about Faisal Movers Bus Service.
How to Book Faisal Movers bus tickets?
For Faisal Movers online booking, you can either use the BOOKKARU app or use Faisal Movers Android app. Choose the location and destination, select the departure date (select Faisal Movers as an operator in case of using the BOOKKARU site or Apps), and press Search. You will see available times with service type and Bus Fare details, select the desired one, and choose your seat and boarding point to proceed further. For phone reservations, you can call them at +923111224488.
Read More: Faisal Movers Online Booking
2. Daewoo Express:
Daewoo Express has a nationwide network and has been operating since 1997 in Pakistan. It has major routes throughout the country such as Lahore to Islamabad, Lahore to Karachi, Islamabad to Karachi, Islamabad to Multan, etc. You can follow the link for detailed information about Daewoo Express. For phone reservations, you can call them on +923041117008
How to get Daewoo Express Bus Tickets Online?
Daewoo Express has its online ticketing system and mobile apps available in stores. Further, they have collaborated with other third-party ticketing platforms such as sastaticket.pk etc., which gives them an edge in the online ticketing side over all other operators.
For Daewoo Express Online booking, download its apps from the stores, it has its own Android and IOS apps available. You can check our article Daewoo Express Online Booking
Are there other bus options besides Daewoo and Faisal Movers?
Yes, there are plenty of bus services which are operating all over the country. You can simply visit the local bus station for other bus companies. We suggest you get help from the locals so that you can get your ticket easily as there should be a language barrier because most of the operators have staff who understand URDU most of the time. You can also visit Major Bus Service in Pakistan.
How to Buy Bus Tickets Online in Pakistan?
To buy online bus tickets in Pakistan you can visit www.pkbuses.com, we have a large number of Bus operators onboard and provide meaningful lowest fares in the country. You can find all major bus companies here such as Faisal Movers, Daewoo Express, Kainat Travels, FMBT Express, Sada Bahar Coaches, and many others.
Online Ticket Booking Websites in Pakistan.
Below are the major bus booking websites in Pakistan:
Problems one can face buying online tickets, especially foreigners.
Almost all of these bus operators require mobile number verification before buying the ticket over the apps. You need to get a Mobile SIM from any of the companies. We would recommend you buy Jazz or Telenor (as in the north there is less coverage issue). You can get your sim by showing your passport and valid VISA. You can also book your tickets over the phone call the respective bus company and get your ticket from their ticket counter.
What are Bus fares in Pakistan?
Bus fares are relatively low in Pakistan, for example, a Lahore to Islamabad bus ticket costs you around 1500 to 2600 RS which ranges from 6 to 10$. You can check bus fares for major bus services here.
A Note from PK BUSES for foreigners:
Being a foreigner, you can use the above-mentioned methods to buy bus tickets online in Pakistan. All of the bus companies/ bus booking sites are credible for booking and traveling. If you still face any kind of issue getting bus tickets in Pakistan, you can send an email to us at [email protected] or send a message on our Facebook or Instagram for guidance. (We don’t charge anything for that.)
Frequently Asked Questions:
How to buy bus tickets online in Pakistan?
You can buy tickets online from Sastaticket.pk, bookme.pk, and bookkaru.com for bus companies in Pakistan.
Which site is the best for bus booking in Pakistan?
Bookme. pk is Pakistan’s leading bus ticket booking website which has the largest number of bus companies onboard. On the other hand, Bookkaru has the major bus company Faisal Movers which gives the best service across the country.
Which app is used to book bus tickets in Pakistan?
You can use SasataTicket.pk, Bookme. pk, or Bookkaru.com apps to get bus tickets booked in Pakistan.
How do we pay for online bus tickets through apps in Pakistan?
You can use any international debit or credit card to purchase bus tickets in Pakistan.
What is the cheapest bus ticket booking app in Pakistan?
Many booking apps in Pakistan give you cheap bus tickets such as Bookme, Bookkaru, and SastaTicket.
Can we reserve a bus seat without paying?
Yes, you can reserve your seat and pay at the counter for your bus ticket.
Does Pakistan have sleeper buses?
Yes, multiple bus companies have sleeper buses from Quetta to Karachi route. Only Daewoo Express and Faisal Movers have sleeper buses that cover the route from Karachi to Lahore.
Which is the most luxurious bus in Pakistan?
Faisal Movers is one of the most luxurious bus companies with a nationwide network, other companies include Daewoo Express, Road Master, Q Connect, etc.
Does the Pakistani Sleeper Bus have a toilet in it?
No, there are no sleeper buses which have toilets in them.
Is there any bus company in Pakistan that has a toilet/washroom?
Q Connect is the most luxurious bus service which has a toilet in the bus, its route is from Lahore to Islamabad.
Where can I find intercity bus connections in Pakistan?
At bookme.pk, you can find intercity bus connections in various Pakistani cities.