News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Department of Public Transportation (DPT) is advising that its Holiday Bus Schedule will be in effect on Bermuda Day (May 27). 

And for those travelling on the bus on Friday, the DPT encourages the public’s patience as there will likely be some mild delays due to road diversions associated with the Bermuda Day Half Marathon, Bicycle Races and the Bermuda Day Parade. 

The following routes will be in effect:

Detours due to the Bermuda Day Half-Marathon and Bicycle Race

Between 7:45 am and approximately 12:30 pm, the following detours will be in effect:

  • Inbound Route 1, 7 and 8 buses will travel to Central Terminal via South Road, Tee Street, Middle Road Devonshire, Montpelier Road, right on Palmetto Road, Barkers Hill Roundabout, North Shore Road, Berkeley Hill, Woodlands Road, Dundonald Street Washington Street.
  • Trimingham Hill and Point Finger Road will not be serviced. With the exception of the outbound 7:45 am departure, all outbound Route 1, 7 and 8 buses will reverse this route.
  • The 7:45am outbound Route 8 will travel via Victoria Street, King Street and its normal route to the former TN Tatem Middle School where it will terminate.
  • The 8:45 am inbound Route 8 is cancelled.
  • Inbound Route 3 buses will operate their normal route until Montpelier Road where they will travel to Central Terminal via Montpelier Road, right on Palmetto Road, Barkers Hill Roundabout, North Shore Road, Berkeley Hill, Woodlands Road, Dundonald Street Washington Street. Outbound buses will reverse this route.
  • Inbound Route 4 buses will operate via North Shore Road until Berkeley Hill. Buses will travel to Central Terminal via Berkeley Hill, St. Johns Road, Woodlands Road, Dundonald Street Washington Street. Outbound Route 4 buses will operate via St. Johns Road.
  • Inbound Route 10 and 11 buses will operate via North Shore Road until Berkeley Hill. Buses will travel to Central Terminal via Berkeley Hill, St. Johns Road, Woodlands Road, Dundonald Street Washington Street. Outbound Route 10 and 11 buses will reverse this route.
  • Due to road closures, Palmetto Road in its entirety will not be serviced.

Detours due to the Bermuda Day Parade

From 12:30 pm until all roads are reopened by the Bermuda Police Service, the following detours will be observed. Note that during this period, a temporary two-way traffic system will be instituted on King Street.

  • Inbound Route 1, 7 and 8 buses will operate their normal route until Spurling Hill where they will travel to Central Terminal via Spurling Hill, King Street and Victoria Street. Outbound Route 1,7 and 8 buses will reverse this route. 
  • Inbound Route 3 buses will operate their normal route until King Street where they will travel to Central Terminal via King Street and Victoria Street. Outbound Route 3 buses will reverse this route.
  • Inbound Route 4 buses will operate via North Shore Road until Berkeley Hill. Buses will travel to Central Terminal via Berkeley Hill, St. Johns Road, Woodlands Road, Dundonald Street Washington Street. Outbound Route 4 buses will operate via St. Johns Road.
  • Inbound Route 10 and 11 buses will operate via North Shore Road until Berkeley Hill. Buses will travel to Central Terminal via Berkeley Hill, St. Johns Road, Woodlands Road, Dundonald Street Washington Street. Outbound Route 10 and 11 buses will reverse this route.
  • Due to road closures, Palmetto Road in its entirety will not be serviced.

The DPT invites residents and visitors to consider using public transport as an alternative this Bermuda Day and takes this opportunity to wish all a safe and enjoyable holiday.