A few words


TRAVELTIME Car Rental Pvt. Ltd., journey began more than 2 decades ago as Surya Tours and Travels in 1992, plying 2 buses between Pune-Latur and Pune-Nagpur routes. The operations were conducted without any office space with just a table under a tree in Shivaji Nagar, Pune. From these humble beginnings, TRAVELTIME today has evolved from cab and bus operating company into a major transportation solutions provider for the public and the private sector and its name is synonymous with safe and reliable transport.
Today, with an employee strength of more than a 1400 and with a fleet of over 700 vehicles under the able leadership of its' founders Mr. Vivek Kalkar and Mr. Shailesh Kalkar the company is poised to further increase its reach into India.

In a country where the road mass transport sector is still mostly disorganized and comprises of numerous small players, TRAVELTIME has forged ahead from milestone to milestone learning from its experience and incorporating & implementing new technologies. It has ensured the growth of not only its fleet but also the people behind the driving wheel!

TRAVELTIME has forayed into ethanol-fuelled buses and partnered with the public sector undertakings in various cities across India to provide citizens not only with efficient, trustworthy transport solutions but one in which the citizens can breathe easy. These ethanol buses also called as 'Green buses' have already been deployed in Nagpur and Thane.

TRAVELTIME also received its certification in OHSAS 1800:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Management Certification) & ISO 14001: 2004, ISO 9001: 2008.

Our Mission

To provide a transport system that is punctual, safe, and that never fails!

Our Vision

To establish ourselves as the safest, reliable and supportive carriers in the travel industry.

Core Values
  • We dream not only of providing a perfect transport system but we also care for the world in which we live – we have a fleet of environment-friendly vehicles.
  • We dream of being creative and consistent.
  • We strive to train and maintain our staff on quality, in order to guarantee the safety and comfort of our customers

Logistics and planning are essentially the most important aspects of an efficient transport system, especially felt in large corporations. By providing an unequalled level of quality service that stresses SAFETY, RELIABILITY and SUPPORT. In order to achieve our mission, TRAVELTIME has consistently recruited the most experienced drivers in the industry. We conduct scheduled vehicle inspections and driver training programs to ensure that each passenger travels safely and securely when using our Service.

Board of Directors


Mr. Shailesh Kalkar

co-founder and director of business development

Mr. Shailesh Kalkar is the co-founder and director of business development with 22 years of experience. He is a commerce graduate from University of Pune. Under his leadership the company successfully started its journey into mass transport solutions . With his able guidance the company has spearheaded into many public transport sector projects like Pune, Nagpur and Thane. He has played a Key role in expansion of TRAVELTIME outside Pune.


Mr. Vivek Kalkar

co-founder and Managing Director

Mr. Vivek Kalkar is the co-founder and Managing Director with 20 years of experience in operations management. He has an extensive experience in managing the staff transportation , the other major vertical of TRAVELTIME. Under his leadership, the company has evolved as the preferred staff transportation partner for Pune's marquee IT clients. He is a Science Graduate from University of Pune.


Human resource is of paramount importance for the success of any organization, especially is passenger transport services. We have currently employed (both drivers and back office staff) 1400+ employees.