Brunei Darussalam recognises international driving permits issued under the 1949 Convention on Road Traffic.
Bruneians drive on the left side of the road. The wearing of seat belts for drivers and front passengers is compulsory.
There are taxi services available should you wish to hire one. For reservations, please contact: 2-222214 or 2-226853
The taxis are mostly available in the capital. While there is a surcharge fee for taxi rides from 11:00pm to 6:00pm.
Taxis are also available at the Brunei International Airport.
For inquiries on destination fares, you may call the Land Transport Department at 2-451979 during office hours.
There are six bus routes operating around Bandar Seri Begawan:
- Central Line – runs every 15 minutes and stops at Brunei International Airport, Post Office, Government offices, Terrace Hotel, Radisson Hotel, Youth Centre, Brunei Arts and Handicrafts Training Centre, Brunei Museum and the Malay Technology Museum
- Circle Line – runs every 20 minutes and stops at RIPAS Hospital, Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah, Gadong Wet Market, Centrepoint in Gadong, Government offices, Immigration and National Registration Department/Labour Department, the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, Islamic Dakwah Centre, Supa Save Mabohai, Terrace Hotel, Radisson Hotel and the Youth Centre.
The rest of the routes are Eastern Line, Southern Line, Western Line and Northern Line. All of these bus routes end at the main bus terminal in the capital.
Most of the bus services ends its daily operation at 6:00 or 7:00 pm. Bus fare starts from BND 1.00.
There are also buses that depart for Tutong, Seria and Kuala Belait.
A popular means of transportation should you wish to explore the famous Kampung Ayer or water Village is by using the water taxi. You can hail for a water taxi at jetties situated along Brunei River. Regular boat services to Temburong district are also available which operates form 7:45am to 4:00pm daily.
Source: Information Department