GST on Transport: GST Rates for Transport Sector

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It is very vital for us to know about GST in transport. The reason for this is that transport is a key element of our economy. In addition, Indian road transit is the most popular method. Nevertheless, we also deliver goods via train and air. This is why the transport GST rates vary from zero to 28%.

We shall understand the Transport GST in this post. Furthermore, we will also examine the GST transport rates of each transport method. 

What is GST? 

The Goods & Services Tax (GST), as the name indicates, is a tax on the provision of goods and services. The GST tax charged is the combination of national GST and State GST between CGST and SGST.

The main purpose of this tax system is to control other indirect taxes' cascading effects. For example, transportation GST excludes additional indirect charges, such as service tax, excise duty, value-added value, etc.

What are the transportation GST rates?

For various goods and services, GST rates are varied. Similarly, GST transport rates are applicable at different rates. There are distinct GST rates for each mode of transport. Let's look at every one of them.

GST on-road transportation

Roads are the nation's most frequently utilized transport network. The country's large transport network allows a quicker and more efficient passage to the farthest parts of the country.

Transport Service

GST Rates on Transport by Road

Public Transport for passengers


Transport through metered auto-rickshaw, e-rickshaw or taxi


Transport through Non-AC Contract Carriage or Stagecoach


Transport through AC Contract Carriage or Stagecoach (without Input Tax Credit)


Transport through radio taxi and similar other services


Transport through rental services for cars, buses, coaches, 


Rail transportation GST Rates in India

The most robust rail network in the world is Indian Railways. Rail transit is also viewed as a quicker and cheaper form of transport. Moreover, virtually all perishable products in India are transported by railways.

Transportation Service

GST Rates for Transport by Rail

AC and First Class Train Tickets


Sleeper and general class tickets


Metro Tickets or Tokens


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