You probably know Tahmeed as a local bus company in the country, but as a fun fact, it’s one of the largest long-distance bus companies in Kenya, owned and operated by one Tahmeed Mansur, the manager.

Tahmeed Express are experts in bus travel, passionate about the journeys they provide to the communities that use public transport through their excellent and affordable bus services.

Its over 50 fleet of luxurious and comfortable buses, air-conditioned with reclining seats and fitted with digital TV screens, and with Wi-Fi connectivity inside, operates in an integrated and attractive network across Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.

Their routes, the main of which are Nairobi to Mombasa, Nairobi to Kampala, and Mombasa to Dar es Salaam, among others, are pivotal in enabling access to opportunities, family, healthcare, and leisure to thousands of people, if not millions, who use their buses daily.

Single tickets

There are three easy ways for you to buy your Tahmeed bus ticket: by visiting their offices near you and purchasing it physically, calling the ticket management team at +254724581902, or booking them online and making contactless payments via Mpesa – this is the easiest.

How to buy Tahmeed tickets online

1. Visit Tahmeed online booking here
2. At the homepage, there is a booking tab. In the ‘From’ and ‘To’ sections, enter your departure point and destination, respectively
3. Give the date of travel and hit the Search button to view available buses
4. A list of buses serving your route will appear. Select your preferred one by clicking ‘VIEW SEATS’ to continue with the online booking process

How to buy Tahmeed tickets online in kenya
5. Choose your sitting position, confirm your pick and drop points, and continue
6. The new page is the Passenger Details part. Here, supply your contact details like name, nationality, and phone number
7. Proceed to the checkout section to pay via Mpesa. You will receive a prompt on your phone. Enter your PIN to complete the Tahmeed online ticket payment

How to purchase Tahmeed tickets online

The bus tickets can also be bought manually by entering Tahmeed’s Mpesa pay bill number 4091239 as the account number on the Lipa na Mpesa menu and your booking code, which you will receive via SMS, as the account name. Follow these steps to pay for your ticket accurately. Payments are processed in minutes.

Tahmeed prices for 2024

As seen, Tahmeed operates a cross-city and cross-regional bus network touching the roads of Kenya and that of its neighbors, Uganda and Tanzania.

In Kenya, it takes trips to and from major cities like Kisumu, Nairobi, and Mombasa, this coastal city and oldest town being its main traveling point. In Uganda, it is Kampala and Dar es Salaam for Tanzania.

Furthermore, it connects to rural and small towns like Busia, Yala, Kakamega, Sabatia, Mtwapa, Bamburi, and Voi, charging the simplest fares with zero complications in booking bus tickets to these and more places that the Tahmeed buses go.

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Tahmeed bus fares in 2024 average Ksh2,500 for single trips from many of these local areas to Mombasa. For instance, in Busia-Bumala-Ugunja-Yala-Luanda-Kisumu-Mombasa, Mumias-Kakamega-Chavakali-Kapsabet-Nakuru-Mombasa, and Homabay-Kisii-Keroka-Narok-Nairobi-Mombasa routes.

Check out all its routes and fare prices for this year;

From (Departure point) To (Destination) Tahmeed single trip cost (2024)
Homabay Mombasa Ksh2,500
Keroka Mombasa Ksh2,500
Rongo Mombasa Ksh2,500
Mtwapa Nairobi Ksh1,300
Mombasa Nairobi Ksh1,500
Mombasa Busia Ksh2,500
Bamburi Nairobi Ksh1,300
Malindi Kisumu Ksh2,500
Mombasa Ugunja Ksh2,500
Mombasa Malaba Ksh2,500
Mombasa Dar es Salaam, TZ Ksh2,200
Bungoma Mombasa Ksh2,500
Kitale Malindi Ksh2,500
Mombasa  Awendo Ksh2,500
Chavakali Mombasa Ksh2,500
Nairobi Mtwapa Ksh1,300
Nairobi Moshi, TZ Ksh2,500
Mombasa Nakuru Ksh1,800
Mombasa Meru Ksh2,200
Mombasa Maua Ksh2,200
Kisumu Mombasa Ksh2,500
Bumala Mombasa Ksh2,500
Malaba Mombasa Ksh3,000
Malindi Kitale Ksh3,000

To find out more about Tahmeed routes and what they charge for tickets, their excellent customer service can be reached on their Tahmeed Coach LTD Facebook page.

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