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BEST Bus Fares – Mumbai Latest Revised BEST Pass Rates and Ticket Fares


“Its 2015 already and as like every year, The loss making BEST organization are prepared for revised hiked fares already twice, Effective 1st February and then coming 1st April (Public transport commuter hopes this to be a Fool day, But its not). Fare hiked a bullied 100% for dedicated school bus services too. Since 2005, B.E.S.T (Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport) didn’t had fare hike, On 9th September 2010 the hike was done, Then as the 2011 passed and 2012 came the rates increased again, Now at end of 2013 the new revised and hiked approved ticket rates according to kilometers are out in news, Upon getting approval from civic body’s standing committee and State transport Authority the stretched rates will be implemented in around March 2014. Below are the old and latest new revised bus fares by BEST for ordinary and AC buses for Mumbai are implemented. Below is the printable chart to download for same..”

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Revised Fares Effective 1st February & 1st April 2015

After next 11 days, i.e effective 1st february 2015 revised fares for regular and air conditioned (AC) buses will keep the middle class commuters on toes upon which these citizens who daily travel by buses will revise their monthly budget plans. Not just that, Another hike in BEST fares effective 1st April 2015 has already been planned and just waits for the date. Now what more to say. Below are the revised upcoming fare charts.

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Current / Existing Fares

Travel Distance (KM) Fares Regular Non AC Buses (Rs) Fares AC Buses (Rs)
2 6 20
3 8 25
5 10 30
7 12 35
10 15 40
15 18 50
20 20 60
25 22 70
30 25 80
35 28 90

Effective 1st February 2015, Revised Fares

Travel Distance (KM)Fares Regular Non AC Buses (Rs)Fares AC Buses (Rs)

Travel Distance (KM) Fares Regular Non AC Buses (Rs) Fares AC Buses (Rs)
2 7 25
4 10 35
6 13 50
10 16 60
14 20 70
20 25 90
30 30 110
40 40 130
50 50 150
60 60 170

Effective 1st April 2015, Revised Fares

Travel Distance (KM)Fares Regular Non AC Buses (Rs)Fares AC Buses (Rs)

Travel Distance (KM) Fares Regular Non AC Buses (Rs) Fares AC Buses (Rs)
2 8 30
4 10 35
6 14 55
10 18 65
14 22 80
20 26 100
30 30 115
40 42 140
50 50 160
60 60 180

New Fares For Dedicated School Bus Services For Students

Monthly fares for school students of civic and private schools using dedicated BEST bus services has been revised with 100% hike. This is something which was to be thought before going ahead of applying new fares for students within BMC and Outside BMC limits as not everyone can afford same. None of the citizen is happy with the desicion as they see BMC and BEST being not caring towards middle class by funding giant new projects utilizing more funds compare to giving relief to students by spending a little comparitively. Below are the revised fares for students using “DEDICATED BUS FACILITIES” by BEST.

Dedicated Bus Services Type For Students 10 Km Range BMC Limits Old Fares (Rs.) Revised Fares (Rs.)
Civic Students YES 900 1800
Civic Students NO, Over Limit 1400 2500
Private Schools YES 1200 2400
Private School Students NO, Beyond Limits 1700 3400
Private Schools YES 10 km, But beyond BMC Limits 2000 4000
Private Students NO, More than 10 KM and beyond Limits 2500 5000

Fare Hikes From March 2014

Today, as on 27 November 2014 as i update this post the news are that starting from March 2014 the 40 lakh passengers, the common man’s last cheapest travel option in Mumbai is getting more costly, specially affecting those 25 lakh traveling short distance via this public buses as the existing total number of 4200 fleet still not giving profits to BEST department. The inflation slap and now the coming up fare hike is going to slap the same common man especially those who travel via our BEST buses within 7 km range as that distance range is getting more costlier now. Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport has already finalized and put up the new fare list for approval to State transport Authority and civic body’s standing committee. The old km distance rage of 2KM, 3Km, 5KM and 7KM has been revised to 2, 4, 6 and Jumping directly to 10KM and the effects on Mumbaikars pocket is easily seen from below bus fare chart.

Current Distance KM Current Fares (Rs.) New Proposed Distance KM New Proposed Fares (Rs.)
2 6 2 7
3 8 4 10
5 10 6 13
7 12 10 16

Note : See the new KM jump from 6 to 10, which directly impacts the fares.

Future Fare Hikes 2013
As found in leading newspapers of Mumbai, The Fare hike for BEST buses are again expected for coming year on April of 2013 and the extra amount to be shed by citizens who travel via bus daily is Rs.1 compared to previous cost. This hikes ae been decided by BEST committee within and decision may or may not change in next year. Like For 2 km currently its Rs.5 and will be increased to (Rs.6), 3 km is Rs.7 (Rs.8), 5km is Rs.10 (Remains Same) for normal buses. For Other best buses below will be the new fares

Kms Express Bus Fares AC Super Bus Fares AC Fast Bus Fares
2 Rs.7 (Previous Charges Rs.6) Rs.20 (Previous Charges Rs.15) Rs.20 (Previous Charges Rs.15)
3 Rs.10 (Previous Charges Rs.9) Rs.25 (Previous Charges Rs.20) Rs.30 (Previous Charges Rs.25)
5 Rs.12 (Previous Charges Rs.12) Rs.30 (Previous Charges Rs.25) Rs.35 (Previous Charges Rs.35)

Proposed Short Distance Bus Pass Costs, 2013

Distance New Monthly Pass Cost Current Monthly Pass Cost
2 Rs.260 Rs.220
3 Rs.350 Rs.308
5 Rs.440 Rs.440

Routes Km and BEST Fares 2013

Route Old Fares (Rs) New Fares (Rs) Km
South Mumbai
Colaba to Worli 12 18 15
Pratiksha Nagar to Borivali 17 25 30
Mumbai CST to Kurla 14 20 20
Kalbadevi to Malabar Hill 7 10 5
Western Suburb
Khar to Andheri 10 15 10
Andheri to Goregaon 10 15 8 to 10
Bandra to Borivali 17 25 27
Eastern Suburb
Kurla to Ghatkopar 7 10 5
Ghatkopar to Mulund 10 15 10
Ghatkopar to Chembur 10 15 10

Latest Revised Bus Fares as Of April 2012
Mumbai people has to pay more to commute in BEST buses from today since the revised fares for buses are out with hike in daily travel prices and also in monthly and quarterly passes. This revised tariff proposal is effective from Wednesday midnight for all 42 lakh people who travel daily in Mumbai buses. The new fare that is hiked is about 30 percent more then before. For initial 2 kilometers it has been increased to Rs.4 which was Rs.3 previously and an additional of Rs.2 further. For quarterly pass the new fare hikes to Rs.80 and Rs.120 minimum for monthly and quarterly passes. Also that Air Conditioned (AC) BRTS bus pass has been hiked by Rs.500.

Kilometer (km) Old Fares Revised Fares, Latest as on April 2012
2 4 5
3 6 7
5 7 10
7 8 12
10 10 15
15 12 18
20 14 20
50 24 40

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