A Bus ticket booking application made using MERN Stack (MongoDB, Express js, React js, Node js)

The Bus ticket application is composed of the following Features:


  • Sign-In & Sign-Up Pages.

  • Uses Token based system, so only registered users can access the website passport js.

  • Password hashing using passport js.

  • Has a profile page, which will display all information about the signed in user.

  • List of cities for users to choose from (starting city & destination city).

  • Getting list of bus’s of different companies with various details.

  • Seat selection page has a very user friendly environment, which also generates dynamic forms for storing data’s of passengers.

  • Has a Confirmation page, which gets a debit card data using react-credit-cards. This version of the application does not include handling the payment process.

  • Final page has a ticket displaying component, it displays all passenger data and also generates a random number as a transaction ID.


  • Uses Express js based application for the backend process.

  • Uses MongoDB atlas for storing the collections.

  • Uses passport js for authenticating user and token based system.

  • Uses passport js for hashing the password before sending the data to the cloud.

  • This version does not support dynamic seat data being stored from cloud.

This project also demonstrates:

  • a typcial React project layout structure

Screenshots: Landing Page:

Signing In Page:

Bus Selection Page:

Seat Selection Page:

Payment & Confirmation Page:

Developed With

  • Visual Studio Code – A source code editor developed by Microsoft for Windows, Linux and macOS. It includes support for debugging, embedded Git control, syntax highlighting, intelligent code completion, snippets, and code refactoring
  • Node.js – Javascript runtime
  • React – A javascript library for building user interfaces
  • Babel – A transpiler for javascript
  • Webpack – A module bundler
  • SCSS – A css metalanguage
  • Bootstrap 4 – Bootstrap is an open source toolkit for developing with HTML, CSS, and JS
  • Axios – Promise based HTTP client for the browser and node.js
  • Express js – Express is a minimal and flexible Node.js web application framework that provides a robust set of features for web and mobile applications.
  • MongoDB atlas – MongoDB Atlas is the global cloud database service for modern applications.
  • Passport Js – Passport is authentication middleware for Node.js. Extremely flexible and modular, Passport can be unobtrusively dropped in to any Express-based web application.

Getting Started

These instructions will get you a copy of the project up and running on your local machine for development and testing purposes.


The following software is required to be installed on your system:

  • Node 8.x
  • Npm 3.x

Type the following commands in the terminal to verify your node and npm versions

node -v
npm -v


Follow the following steps to get development environment running.

  • Clone ‘MERN-BUS-APP.git’ repository from GitHub

    git clone


    git clone [email protected]:AdityaKumawat97/MERN-BUS-APP.git
  • Install node modules

    cd frontend
    npm install
    cd backend
    npm install

Starting both front end and back end servers

  • Build application

    This command will start the mongodb and the front end part.

    cd frontend
    npm start
    cd backend
    npm run devStart


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