A new on-demand ride-sharing service is piloted in Espoo this autumn and winter.
The pilot will start in September 2019 and end in mid-March 2020. The on-demand service takes you to your destination within the service area, as per your request, smartly matching you with other riders going in the same direction.
Download the ViaVan application on your mobile phone and register as an on-demand ride-sharing customer. The on-demand service is available in eastern Espoo Monday to Friday between 7am and 9pm and, and from 8 November on Saturdays between 9am and 11pm. The price of your ride is charged to the payment card you register with the app or to your PayPal account.
From 1 January 2020, prices will be as listed below. Changes are possible. You will see the price of your ride before confirming it on the app.
New: A weekly ViaPass allows four daily rides a week for a fixed total price of 22 euros.
Request a ride
Request a ride using the app. You will receive a confirmation with details of the departure place, time by which you must be at the pick-up point and estimated arrival time at your destination.
You will also get details of the vehicle to allow you to identify it. The algorithm of the app pools riders going in the same direction allowing you to get going and reach your destination as smoothly as possible without unnecessary waiting. The app will direct you to the pick-up point.