Why bus travel is trendy for young India

Bus travel has become recently cool amongst a whole generation of Indian professionals travelling between cities.

Jai Bhatt, 23, an app developer with one of the world’s largest phonemakers, traverses the 950-mile distance between his workplace, Bangalore in southern India, and his parents’ home in Ahmedabad in the Western Gujarat state, by bus every couple of months. Here are his reasons-

Price: The ticket is priced at about 1,800 rupees ($30). A flight ticket will cost Bhatt three times as much even after weeks in advance planning. A train seat requires months of advance planning and trains cover the distance in 36 hours.

Full report here Forbes 


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