Getting Around in HyderabadEdit This
Hyderabad Transportation is similar to transportation in any other cities in India. Moving around in the city is made easy with public transport facility like the bus and train.
Local Buses in Hyderabad
The local bus service is governed by Andhra Pradesh State Road
Transport Corporation (APSRTC) and connects all the corners of the city.
It is the cheapest mode of commutation in the city. Veera and Metro bus
services are the luxury and semi-luxury bus services that have limited
stoppage while the ordinary bus service halts at every stoppage. If you
know the timings, then you can easily board a bus to reach your
destination. However local buses are fairly crowded with locals and should
be best avoided.
Auto-rickshaw in Hyderabad
These yellow-colored 3-wheeler motors are one of the best options for visitors to move around in the city. They offer reserved services at very nominal rates and are easily available, too. They charge by the meter which operates on the km traveled. Minimum charge is Rs10/- and after every km the meter rolls. These are best options for both long and short trips within the city. However they charge extra for waiting and night hours after 10.00 p.m.
Cars in Hyderabad
The city has both cabs and car rental facilities. Both are good options for sightseeing in Hyderabad or for any other trip in the city. For cabs you can contact the hotel help desk or any car agency while car rentals are offered by specific companies like M.M Travels and Pushpak Cabs. You can learn about other companies through help desk or web surfing. Cabs usually charge Rs.700/- to Rs.1000/- depending on the type of car and distance traveled. Moving around in cars in Hyderabad is expensive; however, you will have comfortable journey.
March 20, 2010 change by goadventurefreak