Scandinavia express bus company was one of the leading road transport companies in Tanzania. It provided intercity bus transportation within Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia and Uganda. It had over 40 daily bus departures across various terminals in the regions.
The transport company’s main aim was to provide safe, reliable and comfortable services to passengers via road trips. To achieve this, the transport company had a dedicated, innovative management and enthusiastic, efficient employees.
Scandinavia Express was established by Mr. M. Abdullah about 30 years ago. Unfortunately, the bus company ceased its operations in 2009 due to financial difficulties. We’ll discuss more about the company’s operations in this article.
Scandinavia Express Bus Online Booking
Whilst Scandinavia Express was in operation, passengers could purchase tickets by visiting bus terminals on the day of departure or via online booking. The transport company has no official website or app but partnered with www.Tiketi.com.
Tiketi website is an online platform for booking tickets with road transport companies in Tanzania. You were expected to input your departure location, destination and date of travel and click on the search bar. The available buses, prices as well as seat arrangements could then be selected.
You could also reach out to the transport company’s customer support team for guidance and enquiries on the booking process.
Scandinavia Express Bus Contact Details
Over the years of its operations, Scandinavia Express Bus had various contact details to enable easy access between its passengers and the customer support team. However, as the bus company’s operations came to an end, the details became irrelevant.
Scandinavia Express Bus Fleet Line
Scandinavia express operated its transport operations with Scania bus models assembled in the country. Though the class of services being rendered were ordinary, it was one of the best.
Some of the features found on the buses include;
- 2 by 2 reclining seats
- Air conditioning units
- Arm rests and leg room
- Overhead luggage compartments
- Overhead reading lights amongst others
Scandinavia Express Bus Major Routes
Scandinavia Express Bus, while in operations, plied the following routes:
- Dar es Salaam to Mbeya
- Dar es Salaam to Songea
- Dar es Salaam to Mwanza
- Dar es Salaam to Mombasa
- Dar es Salaam to Iringa
- Dar es Salaam to Dodoma
- Dar es Salaam to Singida
- Dar es Salaam to Kyela
- Dar es Salaam to Tanga
- Dar es Salaam to Kampala
- Dar es Salaam to Kahama
- Dar es Salaam to Moshi and Arusha
Frequently Asked Questions
- What year did Scandinavia Express cease its operations?
The bus company which was established over 30 years ago, stopped its operations in 2009.
- What led to Scandinavia express closing down?
The transport company experienced financial difficulties due to a huge debt it accrued whilst running its operations.
- Was Scandinavia express an international road transport company?
Yes, Scandinavia Express provided transport services across various countries. The countries are Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda and Kenya.
- Did Scandinavia express offer Online booking services?
Yes, whilst it was in operation, passengers could book tickets via the www.Tiketi.com website.
- What are the Tanzanian transport companies with good records that I can travel with?
There’s quite a number of them. Kindly check out our list of the best transport companies in Tanzania to guide your choice.
Scandinavia Express provided its passengers the luxury of safe, reliable and comfortable transport services at affordable rates. Many people still hope the transport company resumes its operations.