How to Buy Bus Tickets Online in Pakistan?
Ultimate guide for foreigners and locals to book or buy bus tickets online in Pakistan.
Ticket booking has become easy now a days as many of the bus companies have started online ticket bookings through the 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 travellers it might be difficult to buy tickets online as many of the companies require mobile number verification before the booking. We will try to cover every possibility for both Pakistani and international travellers on How to Buy Bus Tickets Online in Pakistan?
Understanding Bus Companies in Pakistan:
There are many bus companies in Pakistan which are operating in the country; unfortunately, all of the bus companies are private, although they are providing satisfactory bus services all over the country. Bus companies which 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 own 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 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 which have nationwide network. We advise foreign travellers to travel through these buses especially when they are traveling between Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar, Swat and Gilgit. For Lahore to Islamabad there are many other options available such as Q Connect and Road Master.
- Faisal Movers
- Daewoo Express
1. Faisal Movers:
Faisal Movers also has a nationwide network and is 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 to northern areas also, 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 BOOKKARU app or use Faisal Movers Android app. Choose the location and destination, select departure date (select Faisal Movers as operator in case of using BOOKKARU site or Apps) and press Search. You will see available times with service type and Bus Fare details, select the desired one, choose your seat and boarding point to proceed further. For phone reservations, you can call them on +923111224488. Read More: Faisal Movers Online Booking
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 own 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 online ticketing side from 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 bookme.pk for other bus companies or visit any of the bus stands nearby. We suggest you get help from the locals so that you can get your ticket easily as there should be language barrier because most of the operators have staff which understands URDU most of the time. You can also visit Major Bus Service in Pakistan.
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How to Buy Bus Tickets Online in Pakistan?
To buy online bus tickets in Pakistan you can use Bookme.pk App, which has large number of Bus operators onboard and providing meaningful lowest fares in the country. You can find all major bus companies on the app except Faisal Movers. For Faisal Movers you can visit Bookkaru.com to buy their tickets.
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 Mobile SIM from any of the companies. We would recommend you to 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 to the respective bus company and getting your ticket from their ticket counter.
What are Bus fares in Pakistan?
Bus fares are relatively low in Pakistan, for example, Lahore to Islamabad costs you around 1500 RS which is less than 8$. 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, bookkaru.com for bus companies in Pakistan.
Which site is best of 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 online bus tickets through apps in Pakistan?
You can use any international debit or credit card for purchasing of bus tickets in Pakistan.
What is the cheapest bus ticket booking app in Pakistan?
There are many booking apps in Pakistan which gives you cheap bus tickets such as Bookme, Bookkaru, SastaTicket.
Can we reserve a bus seat without paying?
Yes, you can reserve your seat and pay on counter for your bus ticket.
Does Pakistan has sleeper buses?
Yes, there are multiple bus companies which have sleeper buses from Quetta to Karachi route. Only Daewoo Express and Faisal Movers have sleeper buses which covers route from Karachi to Lahore.
Which is the most luxury bus in Pakistan?
Faisal Movers is one of the most luxury bus company with nationwide network, other companies includes Daewoo Express, Road Master, Q Connect etc.
Does Pakistani Sleeper buses has toilet in it?
No, there are no sleeper buses which has toilet in it.
Is there any bus comapany in Pakistan which has toilet/washroom?
Q Connect is the most luxury bus service which has toilet in 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.