redBus has announced that it has tied up with Google Maps. With this partnership, Google will present information on Maps on buses that ply between cities with the exact time and information on where to board the bus. Users can pre-book seats on these buses from the redBus mobile app or website.
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redBus, India’s largest online bus ticketing platform that has transformed bus travel in the country has joined hands with Google Maps to provide inter-city bus transit information to make travel even more convenient. By bringing convenience, choice and unmatched prices redBus has become the first-choice of millions of customers and thousands of bus operators.
This partnership allows users of Google Maps to get all the inter-city bus transit information when they search for information on how to travel between two cities. So far, Google Maps has been presenting users with driving information and train transit information for inter-city searches. With the addition of inventory that redBus has meticulously stitched from 2300 bus operators across India including government-run buses, Google will be able to present information on buses that ply between cities with the exact time and information on where to board the bus. Users can pre-book seats on these buses from the redBus mobile app or website.
Krishnan Ramaswami, Senior Vice President Products, redBus said, “We are always exploring all the possible ways of making the journey of bus travellers seamless and convenient, and this tie-up with Google Maps is a natural step towards organising information in the most meaningful way. We are confident that the practical use of this technology will also facilitate better trip planning resulting in greater convenience to travellers.”
redBus has been at the forefront of solving challenges faced by passengers and bus operators in the intercity segment of bus travel in India. For the last twelve years, redBus has been striving to make the bus journey in India predictable and hassle-free by providing all information that a user would need during booking and travel.