Delhi-Lahore Bus Service

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DTC has restarted its "Delhi-Lahore-Delhi" Bus Service with effect from 11th July 2003. The Air-Conditioned luxury bus deployed for this service has a 2X2 comfortable seating arrangement.

The "Service" is operated from Ambedkar Stadium Bus Terminal near Delhi Gate. For journey to Lahore, there is a DTC Bus every Monday, Wednesday & Friday and PTDC (Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation) Bus every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday.

As regards the return trip to Delhi, the DTC Bus leaves Lahore every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday whereas the PTDC Bus can be had from there on every Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

Important Details

1.Necessary Travel Documents:

Passengers are required to have valid Passport and Visa for undertaking the journey.

2.Booking Office for Tickets:

Dr. Ambedkar Terminal ( Delhi Gate)
Phone No.: – No. +91-11-23318180, +91-11-23712228


12 Years & above Rs.2400/-
Above 2 years but below 12 years Rs.1500/-
Up to 2 years (No entitlement of seat) Free

(Fare is inclusive of complementary breakfast, lunch & evening tea provided at designated halts in transit).

4.Advance Booking -

Up to 60 days in advance of the date of journey, after producing the original and photocopies of these documents.

5.Refund Towards Cancellation:

Cancellation in less than 24 Hrs. of Scheduled Departure No Refund
Cancellation between 24 Hrs. and less then 72 Hrs. before Scheduled Departure. 50% refund
Cancellation more then 72 Hrs. before the Scheduled Departure. 75% refund

6.Duplicate Ticket:

In case the loss of ticket is reported by a passenger before commencing journey against a Police Report (NCR), fresh ticket is issued to him as 'Duplicate Ticket' against payment of administrative charges of 25% of actual fare, subject to verification of identity of passenger.


Maximum of 29" long suitcase with a perimeter of 60" weighing up to 20 kg. is permissible along with one shoulder bag. Free luggage will not be allowed to children below 12 years except a handbag of reasonable size.Excess Baggage allowed up to 15 kg. on payment @ Indian Rs.60/- per kg. or in Pakistani Currency Rs. 100/- per kg.

8.Guidelines for Packaging:

No valuables such as cash, jewellery, cameras, negotiable papers or business documents should be placed in checked-in-luggage.

9.Restricted Luggage:

Hazardous articles (prohibited by law) are not allowed such as acids, matches, fluids, poisons, inflammables, explosives or compressed gas.

10.Cabin Baggage:

One small handbag is allowed to be kept in the bus cabin.


Baggage and passenger liability is limited by Law/Convention under the jurisdiction of Govt. of India Laws. All buses are insured as per Indian Motor Vehicles Act for commuting passengers between Delhi & Lahore and DTC is not liable for any claim/loss whatsoever.

12.Check-in Two Hours Before Scheduled Departure:

The passengers are requested/advised to report at the Terminal at least two hours before the scheduled departure of the bus. Reservation will be cancelled if the passenger fails to report for check-in well in time.

13.Departure Time:

Delhi (Dr. Ambedkar Terminal, Delhi Gate) 6:00 AM IST
Lahore (66, Gulberg - III) 6:00 AM PST

14.Complimentary Light Refreshment & Food:

The breakfast at Tourist Resort, Pipli (Haryana) and lunch at Magnolia Tourist Complex, Kartarpur (Punjab) will be served to the passengers of the bus leaving Delhi for Lahore. The evening tea will be served at PTDC Motel, Miandam, Wagha.For the return bus, the first halt would be at Kartarpur, lunch at Sirhind and tea at Pipli Tourist Complex. The breakfast will be served at PTDC Motel, Wagha (Pakistan), where Pakistani immigration/custom check is carried out.


There are three halts allowed between Delhi & Wagah Border:

 a) Parakeet Tourist Complex, Pipli (Haryana):

Distance between Delhi & Pipli 165 Kms.
Running time 3 Hours
Halt duration 15 Minutes

 b) Bougan-Villea Tourist Complex, Sirhind (Punjab):

Distance between Pipli & Sirhind 103 Kms.
Running time 2 Hours
Halt duration 30 Minutes

 c) Magnolia Tourist Complex, Kartarpur (Punjab):

Distance between Sirhind & Kartarpur 144 Kms.
Running time 3 Hours
Halt duration 15 Minutes

Passengers traveling between Delhi & Lahore would not be allowed to disembark/embark enroute except at the halts indicated above. The passengers are requested to cooperate with the bus crew/security staff at the halts to avoid any inconvenience.

16.Non-Consumption of Personal Food in the Bus:

The passengers will not be allowed personal eatables during the journey except for the items provided by the DTC and PTDC.

17.Provision of Space for Prayers at the Halts:

Proper place has been earmarked at Pipli Tourist Complex/Sirhind/Kartarpur for the passengers desiring to perform prayers during the journey.

18.Violation of Law:

It is brought to the notice of the passengers that those who violate the law will be dealt with as per the law of the land.Download Reservation Form (Return reservation is also available)