One of the best part of traveling around Gibraltar is by public transport. There is a regular service within the towns surrounding Gibraltar, including towns in the province of Andalusia. Bus services are operated by various private bus companies that may either operate via the town’s bus terminals or its own bus station.
We try as much as we can to include the routes frequently taken by bus companies including services available however changes might occur which we are not aware so we encourage you to have a look at the respective bus companies’ websites.
Buses from Gibraltar
Most of the buses from Gibraltar are operated by Her Government of Gibraltar. Route 5 (see below) is operated by Calypso. You will be able to know this by its color- Red. All other buses are Blue.
If you are a resident of Gibraltar (which means you have a Gibraltar Residence Card) you are free to ride the bus routes except Route number 5 which is operated by Calypso when in possession of the following documentation:
Gibraltar Issued Senior Citizens Cards
Gibraltar Issued E1-11 Cards
Royal Gibraltar Police Warrant Cards
MoD I/D Cards
Club Cards (issued to non residents working in Gibraltar under the Gibraltar Employment laws)
For those users who are not in possession of the above documentation the Tariffs are as follows:
Adult One Way £1.50 €2.00
Adult Day Pass £2.25 €3.00
Child One Way £1.20 €1.60
Child Day Pass £1.80 €2.50
OAP One Way £0.75 €1.00
OAP Day Pass £1.20 €1.60
There are 8 bus routes in Gibraltar in total. These are Route 1, Route 2, Route 3, Route 4, Route 5, Route 7, Route 8, and Route 9.
Route 1 starts from Market Place and ends to Willis’ Road via Queensway. You should use this bus if you want to go up the Rock and have a nice tour of The Great Siege Tunnels. Bus plying this route stops at St. Bernard’s Hospital Bus Stop when going from Reclamation Road to Market Place and on its return from Market Place to St. Bernard’s Hospital, there will be stops on Waterport Road, Albert Risso House, and Gasa Swimming bus stops.
From Monday to Friday, service starts from 7:20 am until 9:00 pm either way (i.e., Market Place to Willis’ Road to Market Place) with 15 minutes interval.
During Saturday service starts as from 8:40 am to 9:00 pm from Market Place to Willis’ Road and 9:00 am to 9:00 pm from Willis’ Road with 40 minutes interval.
During Sunday and Public Holidays service starts as from 9:40 am to 9:00 pm from Market Place to Willis’ Road and 9:20 am to 8:40 pm from Willis’ Road to Market Place with 40 minutes interval.
Route 2 starts from Market Place to Europa Point. This route takes visitors to The Rock Hotel, Queen’s Hotel, The Gibraltar Cable Car, Alameda Botanical and Europa Point.
During Monday to Friday, the bus service from Market Place to Europa Point is from 6:40 am to 9:10 pm both ways with 15 minutes interval.
During Saturday the Route 2 bus service starts from 7:15 am to 9:00 pm with 30 minutes interval while on Sunday and Public Holiday bus service starts from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm with 20 minutes interval.
Route 3 starts from South Pavillion Steps Terminus to Referendum House Terminus. This route takes passengers to Trafalgar Cemetery, Queensway Quay, Commonwealth Park, Rock Hotel, and Ocean Village
Starts from Both World to Rosia Terminus. This route takes passengers to Catalan Bay, Caleta Hotel, Eastern Beach, Natwest, and Market Place.
Starts from the Spain and Gibraltar border. This route takes passengers from the border to City Center and return. This route is paid service.
This route starts to and from Mount Alvernia. This route takes passengers to Trafalgar Cemetery, Rock Hotel, Old Casino, British War Memorial, and Cathedral Square.
This route starts from Both World to Reclamation Road. This route takes passengers to Both World, Catalan Bay, Caleta Hotel, Eastern Beach, Ocean Village, St. Bernard’s Hospital, Morrisons, Mcdonalds, and Market Place/City Centre.
This route starts from Rosia Terminus to Market Place/City Centre. This route takes passengers to New Mole House (Gibraltar Police Station), Trafalgar Cemetery, British War Memorial, New Harbours, and Rosia Plaza.