Mangaluru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has announced that it will begin bus services from Mangaluru to Mumbai from September 24.

The multi-axle buses and non-air-conditioned (AC) bus services will operate from Mangaluru to Pune and Mumbai, a press release from the KSRTC said.

The passengers travelling in the KSRTC buses would be provided facility as per the COVID-19 standard operation procedure (SOP) framed by the government for their safety and comfort, the release said.

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The non-AC sleeper bus would leave Mangaluru at 12pm and reach Mumbai at 7:30am the next day.

The same bus would begin its return journey from Mumbai at 11am and reach the city at 7:30am.

The fare for the non-AC sleeper bus has been fixed at Rs 1,600.

The multi-axle bus service starts from Mangaluru at 1pm and reaches Mumbai at 7am.

The multi-axle bus begins its return journey from Mumbai at 1pm and reaches Mangaluru at 7am.

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation had resumed its operations to Maharashtra on September 22.