Meshack Cheruiyot
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Africa > Kenya > Nairobi > Useful Info
Submitted on Oct 24, 2019 Useful Info

Best Taxi Services in Top cities in Kenya

Different Taxi services companies are already operating in top five cities in Kenya offering regular car rides. The companies saw best opportunity for growth via taxi services in locally and modern popular forms of transport in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru and Eldoret. The focus of Taxi services is providing the most appropriate means of transport for the customers ensuring they get the highest value for their customers. The best taxi services companies giving best services, we focus on the following companies that operate in these big cities in Kenya.

1. Uber

Uber is among the best taxi services in Kenya. Uber Kenya is a branch of Uber Technologies Inc which has its headquarters in California, USA. It entered into the Kenyan taxi market in 2014 leading to great competition in taxi services market. It offers flat rates applying to direct trips between specified locations in Mombasa and Nairobi. It has become very popular due to their cheap rates. Uber clients do not need to travel to the Uber offices to get a taxi rather customers book rides online through the Uber app on your smartphone.

2. Bolt

Bolt formerly Taxify, an Estonian ride-hailing company operates in cities in Kenya ranging from motorized rickshaws to motorcycles. Bolt has been available in Nairobi and Mombasa just like most other ride hailing applications but the company is hoping to see success in the additional towns like Kisumu Kakamega and Thika town as competition is minimal. Bolt charges a commission of 15%, a fair number compared to what its competitors charge

3. Little Cab.

Little, is powered by Safaricom operates in Kisumu Nairobi and Mombasa. Also, the company is planning to launch taxy services business in Eldoret and Nakuru. Customers can access Little’s services by downloading the app from their Android play store, Windows phone store or iPhone app store. The service can also be accessed by non-smartphone users by dialing *826#. Users can also share their expected time of arrival with their loved ones using any digital communication channel using the Safari Share feature.

4. Kenatco Taxi

  • Established in February 1986, Kenatco Taxis is a government parastatal owned by the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC). It operates in Nairobi, Kisumu Mombasa and Eldoret. Kenatco targets high-end clients with own premium online taxi hailing app.


James Park

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On Feb 25, 2020

I usually use the cabs in Nakuru and I must say I love this article. Nakuru has different cabs too the leading taxi brand being Safiri Cabs, Wasili Cabs, Bolt and Flexy. You should do an article on them too. I can hook you up with the CEO and director of Safiri and Wasili. whatsapp 0700499125.

Meshack Cheruiyot

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On Apr 05, 2020

Hello, I will text you. I will do one