North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation

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North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation
TypePublic Sector Corporation under the Ministry of Transport of the State Government of Karnataka
Region served
Belagavi, Dharwad, North Canara, Bagalkot, Gadag & Haveri districts of Karnataka
ProductsBus transport, courier and parcel service
ServicesPublic transport bus service, Intercity bus service, School transport, Vehicle for hire and Tourism
Official language
Key people
Ms R. Vinothpriya, IAS (Managing Director)[1]
Parent organization
Websitehome page

The North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC), is a state run bus service of Karnataka, India. It serves routes to towns and cities in the North-Western part of Karnataka and the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It offers online booking of tickets in association with KSRTC, its parent organisation.


The North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation was established on November, 1st 1997 (on the occasion of Karnataka Rajyotsava), under provision of the Road Transport Corporation Act 1950, upon bifurcation from Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation to provide adequate, efficient, economic and properly coordinated transport services to the commuters of North Western part of Karnataka.


NWKRTC's jurisdiction covers 6 revenue districts, 44 talukas and 4596 villages and serving 4428 (96.3%) villages with transport facility. The organisation is split into 8 divisions with their respective headquarters at Belagavi, Hubballi, Sirsi, Bagalkot, Gadag, Chikkodi, Haveri and Dharwad. It has 48 depots functioning under the administrative control of respective divisions and one regional workshop at Hubli having one bus body building unit and one Regional Training Institute at Hubli.[3]


The NWKRTC operates 4,440 schedules with 4,716 vehicles, covering 1.55 million kilometers and carrying 2.2 million commuters every day.

Types of services[edit]

Premier services

  • Airavat Club (Gold) Class
  • Airavat
  • Corona Air-conditioned Sleeper
  • Non Air-conditioned Sleeper
  • Rajahamsa Ultra Deluxe

Normal services

  • Vayavya Karnataka Sarige
  • Ordinary
  • Gramantara Sarige
  • Suvarna Sarige City Bus
  • Hubballi-Dharwad Nagara Sarige City Bus

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Express(Vayavya Karnataka Sarige)