Travel in Valletta
Travel and Transport Valletta Malta
Whether you’re trying to get from your room to Hard Rock Café for a wild night out, want to get down to Fort St Elmo to watch the sunset, or want to leave the city for a day and explore the rest of the island and Gozo, there isn’t a better hub for transport than Valletta. And here’s how you can get about town while on holiday here with Chevron.
Valletta Public Transport
The first thing to know is that the main bus terminal in the city is located right beside the Triton Fountain, just a few minutes’ walk from the Grand Hotel Excelsior
. Complimentary transfers are included with all Chevron package holidays, however, if you are planning on using public transort this makes it incredibly easy and convenient to get to the capital from Malta International Airport. The best bus to get from the main terminal is the X4. At peak times it leaves every 20 minutes and takes just 20min to get right in the heart of the city.
Taxis are also a very popular way to get in to town after touchdown. They take on average 12 minutes and cost €15. Taxi fares are paid in advance before travel. It’s very common in Malta as it doesn’t mean passengers can be overcharged for their travel.
Major bus services to and from Valletta include;
To Sliema - route 15 & 21
To Bugibba – route 31 & 45
To Brizebugga- route X4
To University of Malta – route 117
To the Airport- route X4 & 119
It’s good to know the types of bus pass
you can purchase to get around the island if it’s your preferred mode of transport.
Booking a hire car in Valletta is also quite easy if you’re in the mood to delve in land, explore the coast or hop across to the west of Malta to visit Golden Bay or the Hagar Qim temple in the south and explore Malta’s archaeological sites