By Kuria Kimani
Kenya has a bustling transport industry that has many players calling the shots in a chaotic sector that in Q1-Q3 of 2020 contributed Ksh599 billion to Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product. Investors are now keen on tapping to an ever demanding clientele who value comfort, reliability and professionalism on how they are handled. This article looks at the top ten bus companies that are run professionally.
Modern Coast Coaches Ltd
This bus company has been in operation since 2007. It has more than 60 buses operating daily in Kenya. Modern Coast has footprints in Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania. The company puts client needs first-ensuring that they have an easy time booking rides and making payments online, are safe throughout the journey, have fast-speed WiFi on board, and are treated decently by their professional attendees.
Easy Coach Ltd
This is one of the best managed bus company in Kenya. Easy Coach offers passenger and courier services, operates multiple routes having over twenty-five stations in different towns. Comfortable seats, onboard WiFi, safety assurance, and scheduled stopovers give travellers an enjoyable time on transit.
ENA Coach buses are very comfortable and have courteous employees. Their buses are fitted with power outlets, and spacious seating space for comfort on the road. Clients can also conveniently use lipa na mpesa mobile money service to book.
Guardian Coach Ltd
Guardian Coach uses the tagline “The best ahead of the rest”. True to its words, the bus company is one of Kenya’s highly preferred travel service providers. The buses are comfortable and, for Kenyan standards, the company is professionally run.
Coast Bus Ltd
This is one of Kenya’s oldest bus companies having been in operation for 56 years. Travellers enjoy free WiFi, snacks, washroom onboard. The bus hostesses are courteous and the buses have air conditioning. Passengers are also afforded the convenience of online booking.
Simba Coach Ltd
Simba Coach commits to ensuring that their clients are always satisfied and their expectations exceeded when they use their services. Comfort, safety, and timeliness are assured by the Simba Coach team which can be contacted on 0707471111.
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
The company has been in operation for 16 years giving clients great onboard services such as air conditioning, high speed internet connection via wifi, power outlets, and large seats comfortable enough for sleep.
Mash East Africa
The company operates Mash poa buses. The buses come with WiFi, power outlets, and VIP treatment for its clients. Mash East Africa is consistently seeking means to grow and beat its rivals in the market. Some of these efforts has seen the introduction of a Mash Poa app that facilitates speedy booking, access to real-time promo deals and discounts, creating loyalty reward systems in the form of earning credits, and serving multiple route systems.
Dreamline Express Ltd
Dreamline Express also has an app for trip booking accessible to its clients in Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya. The buses have internet connectivity, power outlets, and spacious seating space. With its head office in Mombasa, the company can be contacted on 0710444411
Randa Coach Ltd
This is a modern bus company serving Nairobi-Mombasa long-distance travelers. It has a mobile app for making trip-booking easy, and once onboard, travelers are assured comfort, safety backed with GPS monitoring and tracking, enjoyability, and affordability of rides.