Kcell and activ customers in Shymkent are now able to pay their public transport fares via SMS

Great new for Kcell customers!

Now you can choose a convenient way to pay for public transport in Shymkent. No transport cards, no cash, just your phone.

Kcell JSC, the leading mobile operator in Kazakhstan, informs about launching the SMS payment service. Starting February 8, 2021, Kcell customers will be able to pay for public transport in Shymkent using their prepaid balance.

To make a payment, you will need to send a code (the code sticker is placed inside the vehicle) to 2222 from your cell phone. When everything is done correctly, the electronic bus ticket will be sent to your phone via SMS. 

This payment method is available on all city buses that accept payments with TOLEM cards. There is no charge to send/receive SMS to/from 2222 short code.

The cost of public transport in Shymkent is 70 tenge, it will be deducted from your prepaid balance. One ticket is valid for one trip. 

This payment method is not available to business customers.