Malta Public Transport

Government Free Travel Schemes

The Government Free Travel Schemes apply to 14 – 20-year-olds, Student Tallinja Cardholders who are over 20 years old, and Concession Tallinja Cardholders who are either disabled or over 70 years old. These are initiatives launched by the Government of Malta and are included in the Government’s budget measures for 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Through this Scheme, the following will benefit from free travel on the public transport service offered by Malta Public Transport during 2021.

1. Those who turn 14 shall enjoy free travel on public transport as of their 14th birthday.

2. Those who are already 14, up to 19 years old will enjoy free travel on public transport for all of 2021.

3. Those who are already 20 on 1 January 2021 shall benefit from free travel on public transport, up to the day before they turn 21.

4. The customer will no longer be eligible for the Scheme once the total spend of the individual customer reaches €312 in the case of Student card holders and Adult card holders eligible for the scheme, and €105 in the case of those Concession tallinja card holders eligible for this scheme, or a customer who turns 21 in 2021 unless in possession of a Student Tallinja Card.

5. Those who turn 70 shall enjoy free travel on public transport as of their 70th birthday.

6. Those who are already 70 years old or older will enjoy free travel on public transport for all of 2021.

7. Any single individual may not benefit from more than €312 in credit refunds in the case of Student card holders and Adult card holders eligible for the scheme, and €105 in the case of those Concession tallinja card holders eligible for this scheme.

8. The €10 registration fee paid by customers who in 2021 applied for a tallinja card for the first time, will not be refunded.

For more information regarding this offer please contact the scheme helpdesk on 22483500, or click here.