Bus Formentera

The bus service in Formentera offers a convenient and accessible way of getting around the island, allowing residents and visitors to move around efficiently and comfortably. On this page you will find information on timetables, fares and routes.
Formentera bus parked at the maritime station
Content: Bus Formentera

Fotografía del interior de unos de los autobuses de Formentera

The bus service in Formentera is a convenient and affordable option for getting around the island.

Residents, children under 18, dependent or disabled people and workers have free access, regardless of whether they are residents or tourists.

Autocares Paya is the company in charge of operating the bus service in Formentera, with intensified schedules during the high season, when new lines enter service, to meet the transport needs of tourists and visitors.

On this page you will find information about bus schedules in Formentera.

Bus service in Formentera

The bus service in Formentera offers a convenient and accessible way to move around the island, allowing residents and visitors to move efficiently and comfortably.

Remember that by using public transport you are helping to ensure that mobility during your holiday in Formentera has the least possible impact.

Company in charge of the service: Autocares Paya

The company Autocares Paya is responsible for operating the bus serviceon the island of Formentera, ensuring a service throughout the year.

Fares and travel vouchers available

There are different fares for using the bus service in Formentera, with travel voucher options for those who wish to use it on a regular basis, which can result in significant savings.

  • Short-distance journey: 1.80€.
    • A short journey is considered to be one that has up to 3 stops.
  • Long-distance journey: 2,55€.
    • Long-distance journeys are considered to be those with 4 or more stops.
  • Youth Pass 25 journeys: 20€.

Free access policy for certain groups of people

Free access to the bus service in Formentera is allowed to:

  • residents of Formentera
  • children under 18 years
  • dependent or disabled persons
  • workers with transport card (you can apply at the OAC)

Main bus lines on the island

In Formentera, the bus service is organized into different lines to meet the travel needs of residents and visitors. Below are the two main bus lines on the island.

Line 1, seasonal:
Port of La Savina - Es Pujols

Line 1 connects in summer the Port of La Savina, the entrance to the island, with Es Pujols, one of the most popular tourist areas. This route allows passengers to travel comfortably and efficiently between the port and one of the most outstanding tourist enclaves of Formentera.

Line 2, all year:
Port of La Savina - La Mola

Line 2 is a longer route that departs from the Port of La Savina and ends at El Pilar de la Mola, an area with a special charm at the highest point of the island. This route offers passengers the opportunity to reach the flea market of La Mola.

Line 5, seasonal:
Port of La Savina - Cala Saona

This line connects the port of La Savina with Cala Saona with two daily frequencies. It only runs in summer.

Line 7, seasonal:
Es Copinyar - Illetes

Circular line between the beach of Es Copinyar and the area of Playas de Illetas with two daily frequencies. It only runs in summer.

Timetables and frequencies of buses in Formentera

Bus schedules in Formentera vary according to the season and user demand, with intensified frequencies during the months of greater influx of tourists.

We recommend that to find out exactly which lines are operational at each exact time of year, consult the official website of BusFormentera:

High season and low season

In Formentera, during high season, bus schedules are intensified to meet the demand for transport of tourists and locals. This means that there will be more bus frequencies available throughout the day, which facilitates travel on the island efficiently.

Limited frequencies in the low season

On the other hand, during the low season, the supply of bus transport may be more limited. It is important to bear in mind that timetables may be reduced and that certain routes may be less frequented. It is therefore advisable to check available timetables and routes in advance to avoid travel problems.

Where to check bus timetables for the low season

As mentioned above, you can check the exact schedules for any time of year on the website of Bus Formentera or on its Facebook page.

Special connections and additional services

In Formentera, tourist bus services are offered for visitors who wish to explore the island in a more guided and comfortable way. These buses have specific routes that highlight the main tourist attractions of Formentera, providing detailed information on each stop and place of interest.

Tourist bus service in Formentera

The tourist buses in Formentera are characterized by offering a practical and attractive way to discover the island, allowing visitors to enjoy the most emblematic and picturesque places in a comfortable way.

Minibus adapted for people with special needs

To ensure accessibility and comfort for all passengers, Formentera has minibuses specially adapted for people with special needs. These vehicles have facilities such as access ramps, spaces reserved for wheelchairs and special seats for people with reduced mobility, ensuring a safe and comfortable journey for all users.

Importance of public transport in Formentera

Public transport in Formentera plays a key role in the sustainability of tourism on the island, contributing positively to the preservation of the natural environment and the welfare of the local community.

Contribution to sustainable tourism on the island

Public transport in Formentera promotes a more environmentally friendly tourism by reducing the number of private vehicles in circulation, thus reducing the emission of polluting gases and promoting the conservation of the island’s ecosystem.

Alternatives to private mobility

The presence of an efficient bus service in Formentera offers residents and visitors a viable alternative to private mobility, promoting the shared use of transport and improving urban mobility in a more sustainable way.