While traveling, everyone puts their convenience first, well maybe on a tie with their allocation but comfort brings out the thrill in a travel.
In Kenya, a more significant percentage of people use public transport daily, which may be to and from their workplaces or from towns to their rural homes & back.
Overall, comfort and safety in terms of the conveyance you board comes first.
Lets take a good look at some of the best-managed Matatu Saccos in Kenya. These matatus offer grade customer services to both passengers and packages.
This is one of the top public service transport companies in the country. North Rift shuttles & coaches link Nairobi to major towns in the Rift Valley & Western Kenya.
Apart from the celebrated passenger services, the Company also supplies courier services to its customers at reasonable rates.
The Sacco was established in 1988 under the name every time Peugeot Services plying the Eldoret to Nairobi route utilizing the Peugeot 504 Station wagons.
Today, the sacco serves the following routes: Nairobi /Eldoret, Nairobi/ Bungoma, Eldoret/ Bungoma/Chwele, Eldoret/Kitale, Nairobi/ Kitale/Kimilili, Nakuru/ Eldoret, and Nairobi/ Nakuru routes.
From Nairobi to Eldoret, the sacco levies between Ksh800 to Ksh1,200 depending on the season.
Nairobi to Embu Nissan Operators (Neno) Sacco is one of the biggest matatu operators in the country.
The Company connects Nairobi to major towns in Embu, Tharaka Nithi & Meru Counties.
Neno was started as a welfare group by matatu proprietors from Embu in the 90s and has evolved over time. The Company presents loans and savings services to its members and operates the matatus.
It owns Neno Courier Services. The Company as well owns Neno Plaza in Nairobi, presently leased to a commercial bank, a hotel, & Mombasa building.
Through Neno Courier Services, the Company operates the Imani Coaches Ltd, which has a caravan of over 15 buses running within Meru, Nairobi, Mombasa & Mtwapa.
Naekana Route 134 Sacco Society Limited was established in the 1970’s. Initially, it worked Peugeot 504 station wagons. In the mid-1990’s, a group of members started an organization named Namanga Nissan Services, operating Nissan QD’s.
In mid-2000 a group of 27 members came up with an idea of creating the Sacco and on 23 November, 2003, it was officially documented as Naekana Route 134 Sacco Society Limited under the Ministry of Marketing & Co-Opeartive Development.
The members developed a culture of keeping to improve their livelihoods. Today, the Sacco has a caravan of over 260 vehicle. The Sacco is operated by a team of 7 members and a CEO.
The Sacco also also provides savings and loan services to its members.
It connects Nairobi to major towns in Kajiado, Makueni, Machakos & Mombasa Counties.
Some of its major highways include: Nairobi/Kitengela/Isinya/Kajiado/ Namanga, Nairobi /Mtoto Andei /Voi/ Mombasa, Nairobi/ Emali/ Loitoktok/Taveta/Voi/Mombasa, Nairobi /Mbumbuni/Wote
Kinatwa Sacco is a public usefulness transport company headquartered in Kitui town, Kitui County.
It serves Matatus connecting Nairobi to towns along the Nairobi/Mombasa road.
The Company was established in 2001 by matatu owners from Nairobi and Kitui and documented under cooperatives in 2004.
Kinatwa has upheld its core goals of savings mobilization for possessed land at affordable rates to allow members to encounter in their businesses fortunate and improve their livelihood.
The Company mainly operates 14seater vehicles delivering affordable passenger and carrier services.
Its major routes include: Nairobi/Kitui/Mwingi/Wote/Kibwezi/Makindu/Mutomo/Mombasa.
The Sacco is among the longest-serving matatu operators in the country. The society was documented as a transport sacco in mid-1992 with a total membership of 40 pulled from the then disbanded Matatu Owners Association.
It is known majorly to ply the Nairobi/Nanyuki/Nyahuruu routes, though it travels various other parts of the country.
The Sacco also delivers savings and loans services to its operators.
Some of the major towns it plies its trade contain:Embu to Kerugoya/ Kangema/ Thika/ Karatina to Kutus/ Nairobi and Mwea.
Others include: Nyahururu/ Maralal to Rumuruti/ Nanyuki/ Isiolo/ Olkalou, Nakuru/ Naivasha/ Eldoret/ Kericho, and Kisumu.
The Company is among the greatest public service transport providers in the country. Its offices are in Nyeri Town.
The Company as established and registered in 1994 by matatu owners from Nyeri & Karatina.
It offers passenger and courier assistance to its customers at affordable rates.
2NK Sacco connects Nairobi to some of the major townlets in the country including: Nyeri/Karatina/ Nakuru to Eldoret/ Thika and Nanyuki.
Other towns include: Nyahururu/ Kerugoya to Othaya/ and Naivasha.
The Sacco also delivers financial services to its members.
These include: Individual Loans to Emergency Loans/ Business Loans, Education Loan/ Asset Finance to Salary Advance/ Group Loan/ Insurance Premium Finance toFixed Deposit Account/ Group Accounts/ Individual Account and 2nk little angels savings account.
The Sacco was established in 1994 with an aim to obtain order to a then chaotic matatu enterprise. Molo Line started its services in Nakuru main bus aerodrome in 1995.
They served 14-seater matatus & 18-seater minibusses from Nakuru to Nairobi and have increased ever since.
Mololine is famed for its good passenger and courier services that have seen the company preference.
The Sacco connects Nairobi to major Rift Valley and Western Kenya towns.
It also delivers financial services such as savings & loans to its members.
Super Metro (Nairobi/Kikuyu/Juja/ Ngong)
The Company serves matatus within Nairobi County & the major Nairobi Metropolitan area.
On 10 February, 2021, hundreds of commuters were abandoned in Ngong after matatus moved on strike over the shock entry of Super Metro vehicles into the Nairobi/Ngong route. This was enough to provide testament of how highly commuters in Nairobi regard the Sacco.
Anybody in Nairobi can witness the long meandering lines of people waiting to board their automobiles.
They are understood to offer standard rates, while providing comfortable rides in their well-maintained PSVs.
The Company is among the greatest long distance travel service providers in the country.
Transline was established in 2005 by Evans Nyang’au after he flipped his two matatus called “Fagilia Kibati” & “Fagilia Prezzo” which initially plied the Kisii/Nakuru route to shuttles and started operating the Kisii/Nairobi route.
He later received his friends into the Company &together, they grew the Company into what it is today.
Transline delivers amazing passenger and pack services across the country, and is understood to put the safety of its customers first.
In a route that has seen significant companies come and go, height and fall, Transline’s continuous quality customer services have seen the Company resume to thrive.
It connects Nairobi to the following towns: Kisii/ Kisumu/ Migori/ Sirare/ Rongo/ Busia/ Kitale/ Keroka, Kijauri/ Sotik/ Bomet/ Narok & Mombasa.