News - Malta Public Transport


Suspension of Xwieni (northbound) Bus Stop - 14/10/2020

Winter Cash Rate - 13/10/2020

As of Sunday 18th October, the bus ticket fares will change to the Winter rate. Tallinja cardholders will continue to benefit from the same reduced fares while cash tickets can still be purchased on the bus for €1.50. Furthermore, contactless payment equipment has now been installed on 80 buses and passengers may pay for cash tickets using their contactless bank cards, smartphones or smartwatches. Passengers are kindly reminded that an exact fare policy is in effect and no change will be given by the bus driver.

Bus winter schedules from this Sunday - 09/10/2020

Malta Public Transport announces the change to the winter schedule with effect from Sunday October 11. Bus routes have been revised to accommodate the commuting needs of passengers, with 25 extra trips per day being added to high-demand routes during peak hours.

New bus route X300 - 16/09/2020

Malta Public Transport launched a new express route from Ċirkewwa to Valletta via Msida. Route X300 will coincide with ferry schedules to offer Gozitan students and commuters the most convenient and economic daily connection to University, the Junior College, and Valletta.

Update to Bus Service Schedule 2020 - 17/08/2020

Update to Bus Service Schedule 2020

UPDATE Wifi on buses - 01/08/2020

WIFI service is operating on all our buses as of 1st August 2020. * Wifi has been suspended on our buses as one of the measures taken in March 2020. This suspension will be effective until further notice.

MPT introduces 50 new buses to its fleet - 10/07/2020

Malta Public Transport added 50 new buses to its fleet at an investment of €11 million. The brand new vehicles will replace older buses with more efficient models that will increase carrying capacity across the network while further decreasing the carbon footprint of public transport.

Airconditioning switched on - 30/06/2020

Air conditioning on public transport buses has been turned back on, following instructions from the authorities. A series of measures have been taken to ensure maximum safety, including refitting the air conditioning systems with upgraded inflow particulate filters, which will continue to undergo regular cleansing. Additionally, the air ducts of air conditioners on every bus are being specially fumigated every night at the end of each shift. Circulating air on the bus is being changed a minimum of eight times per hour during regular operation for the safety of everyone onboard. Internal air filtering purifies re-circulating air while external systems provide fresh air intake. Windows and hatches are being kept closed throughout journeys to maintain the right functioning of air conditioning.

MPT Welcomes Slow Street Intiative - 19/06/2020

Malta Public Transport fully supports the Slow Streets initiative launched by Transport Malta and the Association of Local Councils to promote the use of sustainable means of transport in town centres. The firm backing by the government and the majority of local councils is a welcome sign of the collaboration that is required for the initiative is to be successful.

President's visit - 18/06/2020

It was an honour to be received by H.E. President George Vella who thanked the delegation on behalf of all MPT drivers and front-line staff for their continued service to the community throughout the coronavirus pandemic. We are proud to have provided safe and reliable transport to thousands of people in critical sectors every day during these difficult months.
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