All Bus Operators From Diu to Surat

Sleeper, Non A/C
19
300, 800, 400
Rs 300, 800, 400
Sleeper, Non A/C
19
1000
Rs 1000
Sleeper, Non A/C
18
300, 200, 500
Rs 300, 200, 500
Sleeper, Non A/C
17
300, 200, 500
Rs 300, 200, 500
2+1, Sleeper, A/C
27
600
Rs 600
Sleeper, Non A/C
20
500
Rs 500

About Diu

Diu

Diu is a fishing town in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. It is a part of the Diu district and comes within the Kathiawar peninsula. The town was the scene of a historic battle between the Portuguese and a combined army comprising the Sultan of Gujarat, Mahmud Begada, of Egypt, Turkey, Venice and Dubrovnik. The main town is situated on the eastern end of Diu island.

Places to Stay
There are a couple of good budget hotels in Diu. Some of the options which you can consider are Sugati Beach Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Apana Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Sea View Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Comfort Holiday Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.

Language
The official language of the area is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.

Events
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the two Eid(s) and Christmas.

Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting are Diu Fort, St. Paul’s Church, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Thomas Church, Shiv Mandir on Gangeshwar Coast. The beach is not to be forgotten, from where magnificent views of both sunrise and sunset can be witnessed.

How to Get There

Air:
The town has its own airport, which is the Diu Airport.

Rail:
The Mahuva Railway Station is the closest railway station at a distance of 107 km.

Bus:
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply in the region. Among the popular bus operators in the region are Jay Khodiyar Travels and JK Travels. Buses to the town are available from Amreli. Opt for online bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com and avail of a number of discounts.



About Surat

Surat

Surat, a diamond hub, is an important town of Gujarat. Formerly it was known as Suryapur. It is the commercial capital city Gujarat and also the second-largest commercial hub of western India after Mumbai. This city is one of the most popular cities in India. Surat is India's eighth largest metropolitan city and also the cleanest Metropolitan Region. This city is situated on the left bank of Tapti River.

Budget Hotels in Surat
There are many hotels in Surat that are suitable for budget travelers. Ginger Surat (Tariff- Rs. 2993), Tex Palazzo Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 2253) and Hotel Ostria (Tariff- Rs.1826) are some of the options for tourists.

Language
Gujarati is spoken by majority of people. Hindi and English are also used.

Events in Surat
Gujarat is famous for some exciting event; some of them include Kite Flying Festival. This Festival Started in Ahmedabad and Surat also joins in this festival with its decorated kites. Another main event is Dang Durbar; it is one of the major Traditional Events of Surat. People dress in their Traditional Attire and perform Ras and Garba. The most famous event is Navratri; it is celebrated in the month of September-October. Another interesting event is festival of Janmashtami - it is celebrated in the month of August to celebrate the Birth of Lord Krishna.

Places to See in Surat
The interesting places to visit includes Dumas; it is located 17.6 Kms from BRC bus stand. Bardoli is another place situated at a distance of 33.8 Kms from BRC bus stand. Another one is Sardar Patel Museum; it is 5.5 Kms away from BRC bus stand. Hajira and The Old Fort are some more common places to visit; situated at a distance 28.9 Kms and 5.9 Kms from BRC bus stand respectively.

How to Get There

Air:
Surat Airport is a domestic airport, located in Magdala, 11 kilometres south-west of Surat in the Western Indian state of Gujarat.

Rail:
Surat Railway Station is also 2nd most earning Railway Station after Mumbai of Mumbai Division, Western Railways. It is under the administrative control of Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways.

Bus:
A lot of tourists, both from India and abroad, come to visit Surat every year. Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation offers intercity and interstate services to and from Surat. Through its intercity bus services, GSRTC connects major cities such as Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, and Gandhinagar. GSRTC also covers states including Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh. Book your tickets online through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com. 




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