Public Transport

The public transport system in Malta has recently been totally overhauled and new modern buses have replaced the old classic buses that where on the local streets for over 40 years.

The new public transport service buses run on average every 20 minutes in various localities around Malta and Gozo. One day and weekly tickets may be purchased on board the buses, ticket booths, ticket vending machines, numerous resellers including lotto outlets, maltapost outlets and agenda book shop outlets. Vending machines are available at Malta International Airport and the following localities; Blata l-Bajda, Birkirkara, Buġibba, Ċirkewwa, Floriana, Marsa, Marsascala, Mosta, Msida, Paola, Pembroke, Rabat, Sliema, St Julians, Malta University, Valletta and Mgarr, Victoria in Gozo.

We have listed a few popular bus routes hereunder, for further information you may contact the Public Transport customer care on +356 2122 2000 or visit their website www.publictransport.com.mt

Bus Route 12 - Valletta - Sliema - St Julians - Bahar Ic-Caghaq - Bugibba

This is a popular bus route along the coast of Malta from East towards the North. Buses run approximately every 12 minutes from each end of the route (i.e. Valletta and Bugibba). Buses travel through lower Bombi, Msida, Sliema Ferries, St Julians, Pemroke, Bahar Ic Caghaq, Bugibba and vice versa. The first bus starts at 05.20 am.

Bus Route 13 - Valletta - Sliema - St Julians - Pembroke

This is one of the busiest bus routes on the island and buses run approximately every 12 minutes from each end of the route (i.e. Valletta and Pembroke). Buses travel through lower Bombi, Msida, Sliema Ferries, St Julians and Pemroke and vice versa. The first bus starts at 05.30 am.

Bus Route 22- Valletta - Sliema

This bus routes runs approximately every 30 minutes from each end of the route (i.e. Valletta and Sliema). Buses travel through lower Bombi, Msida, Sliema Savoy, Sliema Ferries and vice versa. The first bus starts at 05.30 am.

Bus Route X2- Airport - St Julians - Sliema

This bus routes runs approximately every 30 minutes from each end of the route (i.e. Airport and Sliema) and is a suitable alternative to those not wishing to travel in a private chauffer driven vehicle and are willing to take longer to get to their destination. Buses travel through Paola, Marsa, University of Malta, Mater Dei Hospital, Sliema Ferries and St Julians. The first bus starts at 05.15 am.