Transport and Driving in Gibraltar

Being less than seven square kilometres in area, walking is often the best way of getting around in Gibraltar. That said, many people living in Gibraltar use cars and motorcycles to get from one point to another. There is a sparse public transport system consisting only of a bus service.


Public transport in Gibraltar

Gibraltar has a reliable, relatively inexpensive bus service. Buses are run mostly by the Gibraltar Bus Company, a government entity, with a few exceptions being operated by Calypso Transport (a private company).

There are no trains in Gibraltar, and the nearest railway station is across the border in Spain.


Taxis in Gibraltar

Taxis are common. They can be caught at taxi ranks all around Gibraltar and can be used for both everyday and tourism purposes.


Driving in Gibraltar

Cars drive on the right-hand side of the road. Most residents own a car, even though it’s very easy to get around solely on foot. All vehicles have to be registered with the authorities. Expats with a drivers' licence from an EU country can drive in Gibraltar on this licence until it expires. Expats with a non-EU drivers' licence should get an international driving permit before moving to Gibraltar.

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