Bus Network

It is the aim of the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications to provide an effective and efficient public transport in Bahrain that is attractive to all sections of the society, with high quality operating standards and customer service.

The Ministry has developed a strategic plan that aims to provide the best public transport services which include increasing the coverage of the bus. The Ministry has been developing the bus services for over three years by upgrading the bus fleet and by hiring a new bus operator  Bahrain Public Transport Company) which  is a joint venture between National Express and Ahmed Mansoor Al A'ali (AMA) in order provide a higher level public transport services with a higher coverage. The Ministry in cooperation with the operator is also working on marketing campaigns to enhance the public to use the public buses. The coverage of the bus network is about 70% of the inhabited areas where the monthly number of passengers is about one million.

  • 8,098Total Aircraft Movement, Nov 2018
  • 753,187Total Passengers, Nov 2018
  • 18,262Total Cargo and Mail, Nov 2018
  • 958,499Monthly ridership, Nov 2018
  • 39,635,629Total Passengers (Feb 2015-Nov2018)
  • 111,843General Cargo, July 2018
  • 38,432Container Throughput, July 2018
  • 61Total Vessels, July 2018
  • 99Percent Mobile network coverage
  • 57Percent of households passed by fiber-optic broadband network
  • 90Percent of businesses passed by fiber-optic broadband network



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