The 562 kilometre drive from Hyderabad to Pune takes an average of 11 hours. While the stretch going over NH65 before entering Solapur and further Pune is extremely drivable, it could end up being a long exhausting run especially with roadblocks between Ramtirth and Solapur taking good 3 hours to just cover a 100 kilometre stretch. The best way to cover the Hyderabad to Pune distance is by bus, and even better if you can take an overnight bus and arrive fresh in the morning to your destination. The bus service between the cities to say the least is plentiful with a frequency good enough to suit any traveller. You have buses by the state-owned Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) that runs its air-conditioned Shivshahi fleet in the morning and late night from Afzalgunj in Hyderabad to Swargate and Chinchwad in Pune. It takes about 11.5 hours to complete the journey. For more flexibility in timings and bus boarding points you can sign up with a private operator who have an array of Bharat Benz AC sleeper, Scania AC seater, Scania Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper, Volvo Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper aside from regular AC sleeper and non-AC seater/sleeper buses that start in the afternoon and run at a reasonable frequency until midnight.
Hyderabad to Pune Buses
The bus network on the Hyderabad to Pune route is robust. You can either opt for a state-owned MSRTC bus called Shivshahi, an air-conditioned fleet that starts from Afzalgunj in Hyderabad and terminates at Swargate and Chinchwad in Pune. There is a bus at 09:00 am from Hyderabad that reaches Pune in about 13 hours, but other than that most MSRTC buses are night ones departing at 10:30 pm and 11:30 pm from Hyderabad and arriving in Pune 11.5 hours later. Little wonder, the overnight buses take lesser time than the day ones owing to the freer highways, making you better disposed to continuing your journey further in Pune. Some prominent private operators on the route include Ventakesh Tours & Travels, Morning Star Travels, Orange Tours & Travels, Citizen Tours & Travels, SRS Travels, Konduskar Travels Pvt Ltd, Kaleswari Travels to name a few. All these operators have fleets ranging from Volvo Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper, AC sleeper, Scania Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper, Bharat Benz AC sleeper to non-AC sleeper/seater that pick up passengers from across the city and drop off in Pune in about 10.5 hours. While there are a few buses around late afternoon and early evening, most buses are night buses around 09:30 pm and 11:30 pm with pick ups starting from Vanasthalipuram all the way up to Kukatpally and terminating in Chinchwad in Pune. Depending on their timings, the service provider and the category of the fleet, a one-way ticket can vary from INR 1500 to INR 2500.
Hyderabad to Pune Bus Booking
You can now book your bus ride with Yatra. Yatra’s Bus section will help you navigate through different service providers, whether it is state-owned or private, for your said dates. Check the fleet category, the bus timings, bus amenities, boarding and drop off points and them compare the prices. Head to the payment gateway and confirm your booking. Your e-ticket will be mailed to your registered id.
If you are also looking for return tickets, kindly check Pune to Hyderabad Bus.
Hyderabad to Pune Bus Boarding Points
While most MSRTC buses take off from Afzalgunj in Hyderabad, the private operators have a more flexible pick up point which is scattered across strategic points in Hyderabad city. More common bus boarding points include:
- Kachiguda Station
- Ashok Nagar
- Woxsen College
Though the pick up points vary with the service provider, the above are just a few examples of common bus boarding points among private operators.
Hyderabad to Pune Bus Drop off Points
After covering the Hyderabad to Pune distance by bus, you are dropped you at either of the points.
Opposite Conrad Hotel
Hinje Wadi Bridge
Volvo Bus from Hyderabad to Pune
Though there are a range of buses provided by the private operators such as Bharat Benz AC sleeper, regular AC seater/sleeper and Scania Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper, you will also be able to find Volvo Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper and Volvo Multi-Axle AC sleeper buses on the route. Some of the private operators offering a Hyderabad to Pune Volvo comprise Indian Express, Konduskar Travels Pvt Ltd, Kaleswari Travels, Sahara Travels, and Atmaram Travels. A Volvo Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper starts from INR 1850 to INR 2500 per ticket per way depending on the service provider, the amenities on-board and the season in which you are making the booking. While there is an air-conditioned fleet called Shivshahi by MSRTC, they do not have any Volvo from Hyderabad to Pune. Common amenities you can expect aboard a Volvo fleet are charging point, pillow, reading lights, blanket, and movie screen among others. Most of the Volvo buses have multiple pickup points from across the city and drop off at Swargate and Chinchwad in Pune. Some significant Volvo bus boarding points include Afzalgunj, Nampally, Lakdikapul, Paradise, SR Nagar, Kukatpalli, Nizampet and Chanda Nagar. A bus with a boarding time of 11:15 pm from Chanda Nagar will raise its first pickup from Afzalgunj around 09:00 pm and then arrive in Lakdikapul around 09:45 pm, and Kukatpalli at 10:40 pm. Such an overnight bus would be dropping you off in Jahangir Hospital, Pune by 08:00 am in time for a breakfast. Volvo buses take approximately 9.5 hours to get you from Hyderabad to Pune, also subject to what time of the day you are travelling.
Hyderabad to Pune Volvo Package
While you can get from Hyderabad to Pune by road and there are ample buses to conduct the journey, you will be disappointed if you are looking for a Volvo package starting from Hyderabad that takes you to Pune on a sightseeing tour. You have the option of riding the bus - choose from fleets by MSRTC and private operators - and then charting your own course around Pune. You will find great Volvo bus service on your return journey from Pune to Hyderabad.
Hyderabad to Pune Bus Fare
An air-conditioned Shivshahi fleet by MSRTC comes at approximately INR 1030 per ticket per way. All these buses take off from Afzalgunj and take about 11 hours to get you to Swargate or Chinchwad in Pune. But if you are scouting for Hyderabad to Pune bus ticket price with a private operator then it will oscillate between INR 850 for a non-AC seater/sleeper INR 2500 for Volvo Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper. There are regular AC sleeper buses too for INR 1750 and Scania Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper for INR 1000 and Bharat Benz AC sleeper at INR 1300. Taking between 11 to 11.5 hours, the cost of your Hyderabad to Pune bus ride varies with the operator, the season and the time of the day it operates with night fleets being on greater demand.
Hyderabad to Pune Bus Time Table
Once you have zeroed in on how to reach Pune, it is time you check the bus timings. Hyderabad to Pune bus timings are quite flexible and you can get a bus at any time of the day. MSRTC - 509868 departs at 09:00 am from Afzalgunj and arrives at Swargate in Pune at 10:15pm. The three significant Pune drop offs comprise Hadapsar, Swargate and Chinchwad that are at half an hour of one another. But most MSRTC fleet have just one boarding point which is Afzalgunj. The other two MSRTC buses are overnight ones that depart from Hyderabad around 11:30 pm and land in Pune by 11:10 am. On the other hand, the private operators are extremely flexible with boarding points, for they span across the entire city starting from Kachiguda, Afzalgunj, Nampally, Lakdikapul, Paradise, Gachibowli, Chanda Nagar, Woxsen College, Humnabad among others. So, if you were to take a bus at 05:40 pm that will arrive in Pune at 05:30 am the following day, your pick up from Kachiguda will happen around 04:30 pm, followed by Lakdikapul at 05:40 pm and the final stop Humnabad at 10:30 pm. While there are many early evening buses from Hyderabad to Pune, the overnight ones around midnight are most preferred because they take lesser time and give you a goodnight sleep before dropping you off to your destination. Most of these private buses doing an overnight run bring you to your destination around 08:30 am. Early evening buses could take as long as 12 hours too, but most night buses complete the journey in 10 to 11 hours.
Hyderabad to Pune Bus Route
Cover the 562 kilometre from Hyderabad to Pune through the NH65. Head out on the Nehru Outer Ring Road in the Financial District and then on the Osman Sagar Road. This part of the journey takes roughly 45 minutes till the time you hit the NH65. Further, take NH65 to Shankar Sheth Road in Pune Cantonment area. This comprises the significant part of your journey spanning about 9.5 hours. From Shankar Sheth Road to Swargate its a 2 kilometre run that doesn’t take any longer than 5-10 minutes. There are ample restaurants and eating joints along the highway and you can make pit stops to use the washroom and grab some lunch.
Hyderabad to Pune Bus Travel Time
The MSRTC buses take an average of 12 hours to reach Pune from Hyderabad. Their day bus starting at 09:00 am takes a little over 13 hours to cover the 562 kilometre between the two cities. Private operators with buses in the early evening end up taking longer than the overnight buses owing to the clogged highways. Orange Tours and Travels with its Scania Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper takes the shortest time, about 9.5 hours to cover the distance. The bus takes off at 11:00 pm from Hyderabad and arrives in Hadapsar in Pune by 07:30 am. The evening buses can take up to 13 hours to reach Pune, while the overnight buses can help you save a couple of hours by bringing you to your destination in an average of 10 to 11 hours.
Hotels in Pune
Pune is a cosmopolitan city with a great mix of travellers for business, pleasure aside from residents who are from different parts of the country. Consequently, you have accommodation here that caters to every budget and interest. From business hotels, luxury resorts to serviced apartments and laid-back homestays, Pune doesn’t disappoint. Some of its iconic hotels include Conrad Pune Koregaon Park by Hilton, JW Marriott Pune, Hyatt Regency Hotel and Serviced Apartments, The Westin Pune Koregaon Park, Sheraton Grand, Double Tree by Hilton - Pune Chinchwad, and Crowne Plaza among others.
Places to Visit in Pune
The bastion of the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire between the 17th and 19th centuries, Pune outside of being a modern-day metropolis is also steeped in history and tradition. The Aga Khan Palace built in 1892 that is presently a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi with his ashes preserved in the garden, is a significant landmark in Pune and a highly visited site. The Pataleshwar Cave Temple of the 8th century dedicated to Lord Shiva is another important point of sightsee. While trying to round up its historical landmarks make sure you have included the 18th century Peshwa fort Shaniwar Wada, the clifftop fortress Sinhagad Fort, and Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum in your bucket list.
FAQ's on Hyderabad to Pune Bus Ticket Booking
Q. How to go to Pune from Hyderabad by bus?
A: 177 direct buses are running between Hyderabad to Pune. You can book Hyderabad Pune bus ticket online at Yatra.com. The minimum travel time by bus from Hyderabad to Pune is 08h : 30m and ticket prices are starting from ₹ 600 only.
Q. When does the first bus depart from Hyderabad to Pune?
A: First bus from Hyderabad to Pune is starting at 13:30 hours. It is a Non AC, seater-sleeper (2+1) bus run by Kumar Tours and Travels.
Q. When does the last bus depart from Hyderabad to Pune?
A: Last bus from Hyderabad to Pune is starting at 23:30 hours. It is a AC, sleeper (2+1) bus run by Chirag Travels.
Q. Who are popular bus operators on Hyderabad to Pune bus route?
A: Top bus operator on Hyderabad to Pune routes are MSRTC, Orange Tours and Travels, Morning Star Travels, Jabbar Travels, Kaveri Travels, Citizen Travels, SRS Travels, VRL Travels, Atmaram Travels, National Travels and Diwakar Travels etc.
Q. Does MSRTC Buses are running on Hyderabad to Pune Route?
A: Yes, MSRTC is running more than 3 buses on Hyderabad to Pune route on daily basis.
Q. How much time it takes to travel by bus from Hyderabad to Pune?
A: Approximately it will take 09:30 hours to reach Hyderabad to Pune by bus.
Q. What is Hyderabad to Pune bus ticket fare in Limoliner bus?
A: The bus ticket price from Hyderabad to Pune for an air-conditioned, Volvo multi axle, semi sleeper (2+2) bus by Lomoliner is INR 1849.
Q. Can I book MSRTC bus tickets online for Hyderabad to Pune route?
Yes, you can book MSRTC bus
tickets online for Hyderabad to Pune route at Yatra.com.
Q. How far is Hyderabad to Pune?
Q. Are there any Volvo buses running from Hyderabad to Pune?
A: Hyderabad to Pune bus distance is 562 Kilometers.
A: Indian Express Travels, Konduskar Travels Pvt Ltd, Kaleswari Travels, MNT Express, Atmaram Travels, HKB Travels, are but some of the private operators that have their fleet of Volvo Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper, Volvo Multi-Axle AC sleeper, and Volvo Multi-Axle B9R semi-sleeper that run through the day across boarding points in Hyderabad with a drop off in Pune.
Q. How long do the overnight buses take to reach Pune from Hyderabad?
A: The overnight buses take considerably lesser time that the day or the early evening buses because the highways are relatively free allowing them to make good time to reach their destination. The overnight buses starting around midnight take anywhere between 10 to 11 hours to reach Pune while the early evening or afternoon buses can take 13 to 13.5 hours to cover the same distance.
Q. What is the average tariff of a non-AC bus and a AC semi-sleeper bus?
A: A non-AC seater/sleeper fleet can cost about INR 850, while the cost of a Volvo, Scania or Bharat Benz Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper bus can range from INR 1300 to INR 2500. This is subject to the season, the time of your journey, and not to mention, the goodwill of your service provider.
Q. What is the shortest time taken by a bus on the Hyderabad to Pune route?
A: Orange Tours and Travels operates a Scania Multi-Axle AC semi-sleeper bus that covers the distance between Hyderabad and Pune in about 9.5 hours. This is an overnight bus that arrives in Pune around 07:30 am ahead of your breakfast time.