How it Works

What is BookNow is a secure marketplace enabling bus travellers around East Africa view schedules, make selections, place their bookings and plan their trips. Whether in Kenya, Uganda or Tanzania, BookNow is changing the way YOU travel by bus.

So, how does it work?

Search for your bus
Plan your travel by searching for buses that ply the route you want to travel and by the date of travel.

Pick your preferred bus operator
With more than fifty bus operators listed from around East Africa, select your preferred operator either by time of departure, cost of the fare, amenities provided on board or the operator.

Have special requirements?
Whether travelling as a large group, or in need of a bus to deviate from normal routing, or in need of a corporate plan, talk to us. We will be more than happy to help.

Available contact center
Our contact center operates 12 hours a day, for 7 days a week. Call or email us and we will get back to you asap! Whether about the bus operator, available amenities, routing or timing issues, we are here for you.

Pay for your booking
Having selected your preferred travel plan, we facilitate payments via mobile money within a period of time. Payment must be done withing this window to avoid the reservations being nullified.

Once your payment is authenticated, you recieve your bus tickets via mobile. This ticket is verifiable at the bus operator at the time of boarding.