MTC AC Volvo Buses Timing

MTC Air Conditioned (AC) Bus Timing

ALERT: MTC no longer operates AC buses. So don’t keep waiting on the road waiting for one.

However, Please be advised, you are about to 50 new AC Buses on Chennai Roads Soon.

MTC AC Buses – News from the Achives

MTC currently has a fleet of 100 AC Volvo buses that are operated across multiple routes in the City. Since, the usage / patronage of these routes is consistently high in the South Chennai Sector, about 65% of the MTC AC Volvo buses are on the routes serving OMR / IT Corridor / Rajiv Gandhi Salai / TNagar / Koyembedu / Velachery.

AC Bus Routes Operated by MTC Earlier

RouteOriginDestinationNumber of BusesFrequency (One Bus Every)
19B*THIAGARAYA NAGAR (TNagar)Kelambakkam910
91 (Old A21)THIRUVANMIYURTAMBARAM811
102BroadwayKelambakkam811
114RED HILLSVandaloor Zoo614
219AMBATHUR ESTATESiruchery IT Park325
219AAMBATHUR ESTATEKelambakkam325
500BBROADWAYMahindra City169
500CANNA NAGAR WESTMahindra City236
570 / 570SC.M.B.T.Kelambakkam / Siruseri IT Park395
576THIAGARAYA NAGAR (TNagar)Kancheepuram138

* 19B Non AC buses start from Saidapet, only AC buses start from TNagar bus depot.

The frequency mentioned in only for the AC buses and this is in addition to the many non AC buses operating on the same route.

MTC AC Volvo Bus Timing

As you can see about, 40% of the buses are operating on route 570 / 570S alone. Route 570S is a variation of the primary route 570 that drives into the Siruseri IT Park. MTC is constantly working to increase the frequency and improve the number of buses in the high demand corridors of Chennai. MTC buses operated most of its AC buses on OMR, due to the high demand for AC buses on IT Corridor.

19B AC Bus Timing

From Saidapet
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 10 minutes

From Kelambakkam
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 10 minutes

91 AC Bus Timing

From Tambaram
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 11 minutes

From Thiruvanmiyur
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 11 minutes

102 AC Bus Timing

FROM Broadway
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 11 minutes

FROM Kelambakkam
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 11 minutes

114 AC Bus Timing

FROM Red Hills
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 14 minutes

FROM Vandaloor Zoo
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 14 minutes

219 AC Bus Timing

FROM Ambathur Estate
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 25 min

FROM Siruchery It Park
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 25 min

500B AC Bus Timing

FROM High Court
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 69 minutes

FROM Chenglepet
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 69 minutes

570 AC Bus Timing

FROM CMBT
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 5 minutes

FROM Kelambakkam
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 5 minutes

570S AC Bus Timing

FROM CMBT
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 5 minutes

FROM Siruchery IT Park
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 5 minutes

576 AC Bus Timing

FROM Thiagaraya Nagar (TNagar)
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 8 minutes

FROM Kancheepuram
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 8 minutes

MTC AC Bus Fare

The MTC Bus fare includes a Cess of Rs 1.

StageOrdinary ServiceExpress ServiceDeluxe ServiceNight Service
1681210
27101412
38111614
49131816
510142018
611162220
712172422
813192624
914202826
1015223028
1116233230
1216233230
1317253432
1417253432
1518263634
1618263634
1719283836
1819283836
1920294038
2020294038
2121314240
2221314240
2322324442
2422324442
2523344644
2623344644
2724354846
2824354846
29253650NA
30253650NA

MTC Bus Operations

MTC Chennai operates about 3800 bus services each day. The services operated by MTC include Normal (White Board), Deluxe, Express, Air Conditioned and Mini Buses.

The Fares of MTC are among the lowest among State Transport Undertakings in India.

MTC operates buses in 5 types of Shifts. AM services are operated only during the morning shift. PM services are operated only post noon session. Peak Time services are operated only between 7 a.m – 11 a.m and between 4 p.m and 8 p.m. Many routes have nigh shift services. Mini buses are operated as feeder services connecting bus terminals and transit hubs to inner streets. All Day Shift Buses operate for 16 hours (This crew work every alternate day)

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