FAQ

General

At what age do adults travel free?

Adults travel free from the age of 65 years. However adults must have a Barbados Identification Card and must produce same to the driver to board the bus.

At what age do children travel free?

Children under the age of five (5) years are allowed to travel free. However, these children must be accompanied by an adult and cannot occupy a seat in the bus.

Do students travel for free on the Transport Board buses and if so what are the requirements?

All students eighteen years and under, in uniform or carrying a valid identification from an educational institution recognised by the Ministry of Education, travel for free on the buses of the Transport Board.

How does a person identify the buses of the transport Board?

The Board’s buses are predominantly blue with a yellow stripe and carries the words Barbados Transport Board written in black on the yellow stripe

How many terminals or depots does the Board operate?

There are three (3) terminals which are located at:

  • Fairchild Street, Bridgetown
  • Princess Alice Terminal, Bridgetown
  • Speightstown St. Peter

A depot is located at Mangrove, St. Phillip and a sub-terminal at Oistins, Christ Church.

Is exact change required to travel on the buses?

The Board uses a fare box system and as such the drivers are not equipped with change. However, if boarding from one of the Board’s Terminals change can be obtained from a cashier located at the terminal.

What are the cashiers opening hours?

Cashiers are available from 0700 hours to 2200 hours daily.

What is the fare to travel on one of the Board’s buses?

The standard bus fare in Barbados is BDS$2.00. (No foreign coins accepted).

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