Established on 28 January 1933, Oy Matkahuolto Ab is a private service and marketing company
specialising in bus and coach services. Its core business consists of Travel and Parcel Services.
Additionally, the company is engaged in cafeteria and kiosk operations. Owned by private Finnish
bus operators, the company employs some 700 people.
Oy Matkahuolto Ab`s subsidiaries include Trimico Oy, an ICT company, and a number of property companies. Trimico Oy focuses on the design, production, sale and leasing of back-office systems for businesses. The 12 property companies owned by the Group are mostly real-estate establishments operating and maintaining bus station buildings with little impact on the company`s financial performance.
Matkahuolto pursues a responsible environmental policy aiming at minimum impact on the environment in all its activities. Aside from passengers, the buses carry parcels for companies and private individuals, offering major efficiency benefits in terms of the protection of the environment and climate.
Matkahuolto promotes public transport and develops and provides travel-related products and services. One of its main areas of expertise is to develop the nationwide ticketing, information and fare collection systems. In these efforts, Matkahuolto is a pioneering company even by international standards.
The timetable service available on the Internet and by phone contains the timetables of all buses operating in Finland, providing information about 40,000 departures and 20,000 bus stops throughout the country.
Matkahuolto maintains and develops a national parcel transportation service based on a nationwide scheduled route network, supplementing it with a pick-up and delivery system and, as required, with other means of transportation. Parcels can be sent via Matkahuolto to locations throughout Finland and the Åland Islands, and all over the world in collaboration with DHL Express.
Matkahuolto's services are available through 2,000 service outlets, 60 of which are owned by the company. In addition, its services are marketed and sold through agents at more than 400 localities. Parcel services for online shopping and mail order companies are available from Tradeka outlets that include Siwa shops, Euromarkets, and Valintatalo retail outlets. Ticket refunding services are offered by the R Kiosk chain. This extensive network ensures excellent availability and easy access to the services.