This is a list of best-managed bus companies in Kenya as of 2019. The transport industry in Kenya is one of the most competitive sectors that require smart and innovative ideas to gain a competitive advantage over others. It is a competitive sector where only the strongest and the smartest survive. Maximum customer satisfaction is the most important element for any entrepreneur in the transport sector. A happy customer or client will always come over and over again to seek your services.
Here is a list of the best-managed bus companies that have been in business for a longer period of time and have steadily grown in terms of operations and profit wise.
1.Easy Coach Ltd
Easy coach is one of the best passenger and courier service provider in Kenya, that has been in existence for a decade. It has established itself as one of the best long-distance transport providers in Kenya. The company has booking offices across major towns in Kenya, with the most competent staff. Easy coach buses ply various routes in Kenya daily both day and night. Their prices are usually fixed, with no instances of fare hikes.
2.Modern coast coaches ltd
The luxurious coach company was founded in 2007. It started off with around six buses but has over the years grown to about 60 luxurious coaches. It has over fifty branches across East Africa, in particular, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania. It initially started off as a company with buses that plied the Mombasa -Nairobi route. It currently plies various routes in the country. The main mission of the company is to run the most luxurious bus service while providing safety, consistency and a lifestyle.
3.Coast Bus Ltd
Coast Bus is one of the leading public bus transporters for the past 56 years in Kenya, with the most comfortable buses on the Kenyan roads. The head office is located in Mombasa Kenya. The routes the buses traverse include; Mombasa-Kitui, Mombasa-Nairobi, Mombasa-Bungoma, Mombasa-Kisumu, and Mombasa-Kakamega.
4.Tahmeed coach ltd
It is a luxury long-distance bus company that operates daily on various routes across the country. It has the most competent staff whose core mandate is to ensure customer satisfaction and value. Some of the routes the bus company traverses include; Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu.
5.Mash East Africa
It is a bus company that manages the mash poa buses. It is a well-structured bus company that is run by professionals with high level of integrity and competence. The buses traverse various routes in Kenya and Uganda.
6.Kenya Bus service management ltd
It runs buses that ply various routes in Nairobi and its environs. Its core objective is to be the leading franchise company that facilitates and provides safe, accessible, sustainable and efficient transport services and systems that promote economic prosperity and enhance the quality of life of all Kenyans.
7.The Guardian coach ltd
The bus company is one of the biggest rivals and competitors of easy coach that started its operations several years ago. The Guardian company provides passengers with the genuine comfort and luxury they deserve. The buses traverse various routes in Kenya daily, from Nairobi, Kisumu, Eldoret, Kakamega, Bungoma, Busia and other major towns.
8.Transline classic ltd / ENA Coach
The bus company was established in 2005 and has over fifty buses that ply various routes, in particular, routes in Nyanza like Kisii, Migori, Sirare, Oyugis etc. The bus company has incorporated an inventory system where passengers can book tickets at their own convenience.
9.Simba coach ltd
The company boasts of having one of the modern buses that ply the Kenyan routes. The company is well known for its famous bus, the dragonfly which is the fastest bus that has ever been purchased by a Kenyan bus company. The charges are affordable and fixed across various routes in Kenya, from Mombasa all the way to Kampala.
10.Dreamline express ltd
The company manages the Dreamline buses that ply the Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu routes. They have one of the most modern buses which are highly comfortable for long distance travel. The company has designated booking offices with competent staff who value customer satisfaction and comfort.