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 consisting of a handful of bus routes. Buses are mostly run by the Gibraltar Bus Company, a government entity, with a few exceptions being operated by Calypso Transport (a private company). Gibraltar Bus Company buses are blue, while Calypso Transport runs red double-decker buses.


Taxis in Gibraltar

Taxis are easily found in Gibraltar. They can be caught at taxi ranks all around Gibraltar and can be used for both everyday and tourism purposes. Ride-hailing applications such as Uber are also available in Gibraltar.


Driving in Gibraltar

Cars drive on the right-hand side of the road in Gibraltar. 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 driver's licence from an EU country can drive in Gibraltar on this licence until it expires. Once it does, they can easily swap it out for a local Gibraltan licence. Expats with a non-EU drivers' licence should get an International Driving Permit before moving to Gibraltar. Once they have been in the country for six months, they'll need a local licence. Non-EU expats cannot do a direct driver's licence swap and will have to take a two-part driving test to obtain a local licence.


Cycling in Gibraltar

Owing to its small size, Gibraltar is well suited to travel by bicycle. Expats can either buy their own bicycle (new or pre-owned) or can make use of the bike-sharing scheme known as Redbike. Managed by automated terminals, Redbike is operational 24 hours a day, and bicycles can be rented from and returned to any combination of terminals throughout Gibraltar.

Expat Health Insurance

Cigna Health Insurance

Cigna Global

Cigna Global can tailor an international health insurance plan to perfectly fit the needs of you and your family. With 86 million customers in over 200 countries, Cigna Global has unrivalled experience in dealing with varied and unique medical situations and delivering high standards of service wherever you live in the world.

Get a quote from Cigna Global

William Russell Health Insurance

William Russell

William Russell is a boutique insurance company, that values itself on its great customer service and is underwritten by Allianz. They provide health, life, and income protection insurance for expats around the world. With a global network of 40,000 hospitals and doctors, their health insurance plans are designed so that they follow you to whatever country you move to next.

Get a quote from William Russell

Moving Companies

Sirelo logo

Moving Internationally?

Sirelo has a network of more than 500 international removal companies that can move your furniture and possessions to your new home. By filling in a form, you’ll get up to 5 quotes from recommended movers. This service is free of charge and will help you select an international moving company that suits your needs and budget.

Get your free no-obligation quotes now!