Bermuda Bus Service

by BermudaYP 18th March 2019

Bermuda Bus Terminal
Photo Andrew Currie / CC

 

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.

 

 

Bus Fares


 

 

Bermuda Bus Service Zones
Bermuda Bus Service Zones

 

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)    

  

 

Bus Passes

 

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.

 

Pass Category Child Adult
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


 

 

Bermuda Bus Routes
Bermuda Bus Routes | View Full Size
 

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 Destination Via
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.

 

Destination Bus Route Fare
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. 

Posted by boss
Monday, 18th March 2019, 02:02pm.
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