Transport Fares increase due to hike in Petrol Prices

Transport Fares increase due to hike in Petrol Prices

Because of a massive hike in petrol and diesel prices, the local transporters announced a 10 percent increase in transport fares. 

The spokesperson of the All-Pakistan Public Transport Owners Federation (APPTOF) stated that a notable increase in diesel prices would destroy the transport system of Pakistan.

The fare from Lahore to Rawalpindi, Multan, and Faisalabad has been increased by Rs 100; Lahore to Sadiqabad and Peshawar by Rs 200; Lahore to Gujranwala by Rs 50, and Lahore to Karachi by Rs 600.

Fares from Lahore to Different Cities

Cities Previous Fares New Fares
Sargodha Rs 1050 Rs 1200
Sialkot  Rs 800 Rs 900
Bahawalpur Rs 2200 Rs 2400
Multan Rs 1990 Rs 2090
Taunsa Sharif Rs 2100 Rs2400
Hyderabad Rs6500 Rs7000
Murree Rs2450 Rs2700


The sudden hike in transport fares is due to an increase in Fuel prices. On Sunday, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced that the federal government has raised the petrol and diesel prices by Rs35 per liter. Kerosene oil and light diesel oil prices have been increased by Rs18 per liter.

Ishaq Dar said in a television address that the prices of petrol products have increased by 11 percent in the international market.

After this fluctuation, the recent prices are:

Petrol: Rs 249.80

Diesel: Rs 262.80

Kerosene oil: Rs 189.83

Light diesel: Rs 187