Bermuda Bus Service

by BermudaYP 27th August 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: August 27, 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
Hamilton / GrottoBay Tucker's Town, The Caves
Hamilton / St. George's Tucker's Town, The Caves and Grotto Bay
Route #2 Hamilton / Ord Road Botanical Gardens and Elbow Beach
Route #3
Hamilton / Grotto Bay Middle Road, Devil's Hole and The Caves
Hamilton / St. George's Middle Road, Devil's Hole, The Caves and Grotto Bay
Route #4 Hamilton / Spanish Point St. John's Road or North Shore Road
Route #5 Hamilton / Pond Hil Glebe Road
Route #6 St. George's / St. David's Clearwater Beach
Route #7
Hamilton / Barnes Corner South Shore Beaches and Lighthouse
Hamilton / Dockyard South Shore Beaches, Lighthouse and Somerset
Route #8
Hamilton / Somerset Middle Road and Waterlot Inn
Hamilton / Dockyard Middle Road, Waterlot Inn and Clock Tower Mall
Route #8C Hamilton / Cedar Hill Middle Road and Paget
Route #9 Hamilton / Prospect (Circle Route) National Sports Dentre, Cedar Park and Palmetto Road
Route #10 Hamilton / St. George's Palmetto Road and The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo
Route #11 Hamilton / St. George's Blackwatch Pass and The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo

 

 

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
Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 02:02pm.
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