Tokens, passes and tickets can be used on both forms of public transit and can be purchased at the bus and ferry terminals in Hamilton, the Visitor Information Centre in Hamilton, post offices and in some hotels and guest houses.
Cash is accepted on buses (not on ferries) but only with exact change and we mean change. Bills are not accepted. Cash is also the most expensive form of payment with per ride price lower with tokens, passes and ticket books. See a current bus rate sheet below.
Tokens and ticket booklets are based on a 2-tier zone system. The first tier fare covers rides of 1-3 zones and the second tier fare covers rides of 4 -14 zones. You can use the map provided here to quickly calculate the route and fare of any given ride. Tokens are sold in any quantity while tickets are available in booklets of 15.
Information provided by the Bermuda Department of Public Transportation (DPT)
|Fare Category||3 Zone||14 Zone|
|Adult - Cash||$3.50||$5.00|
|Adult - Token||$2.75||$4.50|
|Adult - 15 ticket book||$25.00||$37.50|
|Child (ages 5-16 / resident w/student pass)||-||Free|
|Child (ages 5-16 / non-resident) - Cash||-||$2.75|
|Child (ages 5-16 / non-resident) - 15 ticket book||-||$9.50|
|Child (under 5)||-||Free|
|Senior Citizen & Bermuda resident w/Special Person ID||-||Free|
|Senior Citizen non Bermuda resident (Adult Fares Apply)|
Passes are good for unlimited usage on both buses and ferries during the time specified which begins with the first day of usage. If you think your usage of the transit system will be frequent, passes are a convenient and economical option.
|1 Day Pass||$9.50||$19.00|
|2 Day Pass||$16.00||$31.50|
|3 Day Pass||$22.00||$44.00|
|4 Day Pass||$24.50||$48.50|
|7 Day Pass||$31.00||$62.00|
|1 Month Pass||-||$69.00|
|3 Month Pass||-||$169.00|
Bus Routes & Schedules
Schedules updated: March 18, 2019
The BPT bus system operates seven days a week with reduced service on Sundays and holidays.
The best way to make sure you get on the right bus is to simply check the route maps and charts provided below. Bus routes and times are provided, and subject to change, by the Government of Bermuda.
Select a Route or destination below to view the full bus schedule.
|Route #1||St. George's / Hamilton||Tucker's Town, The Caves and Grotto Bay|
|Route #2||Ord Road / Hamilton||Botanical Gardens and Elbow Beach|
|Route #3||St. George's / Hamilton||Middle Road, Devil's Hole, The Caves and Swizzle Inn|
|Route #4||Spanish Point / Hamilton||St. John's Road or North Shore Road|
|Route #5||Pond Hil / Hamilton||Glebe Road|
|Route #6||St. David's / St. George's||Southside Gate 1 / Main Road|
|Route #7||Dockyard / Hamilton||South Shore Beaches, Lighthouse and Somerset|
|Route #8||Dockyard / Hamilton||Middle Road, Waterlot Inn and National Museum of Bermuda|
|Route #9||Prospect / Hamilton||(Circle Route) National Sports Dentre, Cedar Park and Palmetto Road|
|Route #10||St. George's / Hamilton||Palmetto Road, Aquarium and Grotto Bay|
|Route #11||St. George's / Hamilton||Blackwatch Pass, Aquarium and Grotto Bay|
Popular Destinations by Bus
Bermuda has many great attractions around the island, here are a few of the top ones with their recommended route.
|Belmont Hils Golf Club||8||3 Zone|
|Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo||10, 11||3 Zone|
|National Museum of Bermuda||7, 8||14 Zone|
|Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute||1, 3, 10, 11||3 Zone|
|Botanical Gardens||1, 2, 7||3 Zone|
|Crystal & Fantasy Caves of Bermuda||1, 3, 10, 11||14 Zone|
|Elbow Beach||2, 7||3 Zone|
|Farimont Southampton||7, 8||3 Zone|
|Gibb's Hill Lighthouse||7||3 Zone|
|Grotto Bay Beach Resort||1, 3, 10, 11||14 Zone|
|Horseshoe Bay||7||3 Zone|
|King Edward VII Memorial Hospital||1, 2, 7||3 Zone|
|John Smith's Bay||1||3 Zone|
|LF Wade International Airport||1, 3, 10, 11||14 Zone|
|Mangrove Bay / Somerset||7, 8||14 Zone|
|Royal Navel Dockyard||7, 8||14 Zone|
|St. George's||1, 3, 10, 11||14 Zone|
|Tucker's Point Hotel & Spa||1, 3||14 Zone|
Sightseeing Bus Charters
The Department of Public Transportation (DPT) also operates a sightseeing service for visitors. Groups of 20 or more may charter buses by contacting the Charter Supervisor at 441-292-6704.
In addition, there are charter bus companies that provide service for groups – a popular option for both business and personal entertaining.