New Delhi: Tummoc, India’s premier travel app known for simplifying daily local travel, has recently partnered with redBus, the world’s largest online bus ticketing platform, to streamline end-to-end outstation transportation. The collaboration empowers over 3 million existing users to use Tummoc beyond intra-city transportation needs. Within the Tummoc app, users can now avail services, including – effortless access to intercity bus ticket bookings and Tummoc’s hassle-free first and last-mile connectivity solutions, available through Auto, Cabs, and Taxi Bikes across the 21+ cities in India.
The collaboration between Tummoc and redBus comes at an opportune time when outstation travel within India is on the brink of booming exponentially. As per a report in June 2022 titled “Intercity Travel Mobility Market in India” by PGA Labs, India outstation market by value stood at US$ 66B with 30.1B outstation commute passenger trips per annum in FY20, out of which 50% are through buses. The outstation bus market was at US$ 30B in FY20 and is expected to grow @ 9.8% CAGR from FY20-25. This partnership will help Tummoc to offer a one-stop end-to-end transportation solutions provider for its growing user base.
As part of the integrated all-in-one app solution by Tummoc, travellers can reserve auto, cabs and bike taxis public transport passes and tickets and access real-time inter and intracity transport schedules and route information for a hassle-free commute across Tummoc’s 21+ serviced cities.
Speaking about the development, Hiranmay Mallick, Co-Founder & CEO of Tummoc, said, “We are excited to partner with redBus, a prominent bus aggregator in the industry. The development bolsters our motto to promote ‘Think Travel, Think Tummoc’. This partnership perfectly aligns with our mission to simplify travellers’ lives by offering a single app for all their transportation needs. Users can now seamlessly manage their entire journey, from their home to the bus stop, to another city, and finally to their destination within the Tummoc app. Travel has never been simpler. We are confident that our partnership with redBus will attract more commuters, solidifying Tummoc as a crucial multimodal travel solutions provider.”
Manoj Agarwala, Chief Business Officer, redBus, said, “With this partnership, we hope to remove some of the anxiety, connectivity issues and unreliability associated with breaks in the journey when travellers shift from inter-city to last mile transport. Together with Tummoc, we look forward to facilitating safer and happier journeys.”
Tummoc’s partnership with redBus was motivated by its commitment to providing a reliable, user-friendly experience for its growing user base of travellers. Tummoc envisions more strategic partnerships with other service providers in the travel domain to further simplify multi-nodal transit for its users.
Tummoc was founded in 2020 by Hiranmay Mallick, Monalisha Thakur, and Narayan Mishra. It is India’s only Patented Transit Tech Application with multimodal journey planning and ticketing. The company is building MaaS (Mobility as a Service) for India by providing a single application for all commute modes and needs.