Malta Public Transport

Malta Public Transport announces increase in frequency for popular routes


In order to be able to serve passengers more efficiently, Malta Public Transport announces that with effect from Sunday 8th July 2018, there will be an increase in the number of trips on popular routes as indicated below.

Buses will run every 20 minutes instead of every 30 minutes between 09:00 and 12:00 and between 16:30 and 19:30 daily on Routes 41 and 42 operating between Valletta and Ċirkewwa.

Buses will run every 15 minutes instead of every 20 minutes between 09:00 and 20:00 daily on Route 212 (Sliema to Buġibba) and Route 221 (Buġibba to Ċirkewwa). Similarly, between 09:00 and 12:00 and between 16:00 and 20:00 daily on Route 222 (Sliema to Ċirkewwa).

On Route 53, Valletta to Rabat Virtu, buses will run every 30 minutes instead of every hour between 9:00 and 20:00 daily.

On Route 31, Valletta to Buġibba via Mosta, the frequency will be increased in the evenings between 19:00 and 20:30 from Monday to Saturday as well as throughout the day on Sunday.

On Route 48, Valletta to Buġibba via Mosta, an extra trip will be added on Sunday morning departing at 05:20 from Valletta and at 05:10 from Buġibba.

 Additionally, the frequency on Route 43 will be reduced since schools shall be closed, and Route X1A will not be operating.

For more information and for a complete schedule, customers may use the journey planner available on and on the Tallinja App which may be downloaded for free from the Apple AppStore and the Google PlayStore.

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