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NOTTE BIANCA 2018 l Transport & Logistics

NOTTE BIANCA 2018   l   Transport & Logistics

Notte Bianca is fast upon us. Before the big night of festivities on Saturday the 6th of October, the Notte Bianca team held a final press conference on Friday the 5th of October at the Arts Council Malta. The press conference addressed final planning, logistics and social media aspects of the event.



To avoid crowding, visitors making use of public transport are encouraged to enter Valletta from City Gate, while others making use of other transport means are kindly asked to enter from the Lower Valletta from other entrances along the ring road.



Visitors are encouraged to plan ahead their trip to Valletta.

During Notte Bianca, Malta Public Transport will be organising a special extended bus service until 1:30am. There will also be a shuttle service around Valletta between 5pm and midnight. Holders of a tallinja card may pay the special night fare of €2.50. Non-card holders may pay €3.00 on the bus. For more information, customers may contact Malta Public Transport on 2122 2000.
Ferries will operate a shuttle service from Sliema to Marsamxett, Valletta, and from the Three Cities to Lascaris, Valletta and back. This shuttle ferry service will operate from 7pm until 1:00am of Sunday 7th October. Gozitans may also rest assured as the Gozo Channel will be running according to the summer schedule.
Taxi services will be available from Christ the King Gardens Floriana known as Il-Biskuttin.

Park & Ride Blata l-Bajda as well as the Floriana and Valletta car parks will also be operating on the night.

The Upper Barrakka lift will be operating. Cost of service is €1.00 per trip.

Visitors are also kindly noted that roads leading to inner Valletta will be closed for traffic after 5pm. This does not apply for residents.



Visitors may also wish to share their Notte Bianca experience on social media by posting their photos and reactions to the official Notte Bianca Facebook page – – or on Twitter using the hashtag #NotteBianca18.

Notte Bianca is organised by the Festivals Malta within Arts Council Malta under the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government, with the support of Valletta 2018 Foundation, Valletta Local Council, MSV Life, and Farsons

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About Notte Bianca

Notte Bianca is Malta’s biggest annual arts and culture festival. For one special night every October, Notte Bianca lights up the Valletta cityscape with a spectacular celebration that is open to the public free of charge.

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