Maltese Coach Hire | Malta Coach & Bus Hire | City Tours

Maltese Coach Hire | Malta Coach & Bus Hire | City Tours

Zarb Coaches Malta - Valletta Bus Rental Company

Established in the 1940s, with over 60 years of experience in this business Zarb Coaches is one of the leading transport companies specialising in charter bus & motor coach hire in Malta. Our privately-owned fleet consists of chauffeur driven cars to 55 seater coaches. Our office is located in Iklin, we also have our own garage facilities at the same location of the office, we have a very strict maintenance program, with our own expert mechanics and operators to provide the best service to our clients.

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Zarb Garage
Gharghur Road, Iklin
IKL 2901
+356 2148 9991 /2/3
+356 9949 4170

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Bus & Coach Hire Services Malta

  • Airport/Port Transfers
  • Point to Point Transfers
  • Shuttle Transfers
  • Private Transfers
  • Premier Transfers
  • VIP Service
  • Airport Representatives
  • Motor Coach & Charter Bus Hire


“We are committed to provide quality service, comfort, and safety to our passengers until they reach the final destination.”
This motto has kept us going and growing for over 60 years. After all we are in a business where success depends mostly on good reputation. With such a varied fleet of vehicles Zarb Coaches can provide transport services to suit the requirement of any long standing or new customer.

Corporate Service

Malta has established itself as an international conference center therefore we have geared ourselves to support conference organizers with packages from the arrival of guests at the airport to transfers and excursions up to the final transfer from hotels back to the airport. If you need a luxury vehicle or a charter bus hire service, we will deliver it to you in Malta.

Malta Airport Transfers

Our Malta Airport transfer service is available from the Malta International Airport in Luqa to and from any location in Malta or Gozo.  We offer various transfer options depending on your group size and requirements.  This including standard chauffeur driven vehicles for 1 to 4 passengers, Minibuses for 4 to 14 passengers, Coaches from 15 to 53 passengers.

Multi seater Wheelchair accessible vehicles are available for people with physical disabilities. We also provide the services of luggage vans to transfer oversized luggage.  Any combination of these vehicles can be arranged to suit your requirements.

Malta City Tours

Zarb Coaches Ltd offers a variety of Day Tours around Malta and Gozo with very competitive prices. Our tours vary from Malta Full Day Tour to Half Day Malta tours to Malta by Night Tours and even Malta walking tours. We have a very interesting selection of city tours to choose from, covering Valletta, Mdina, Blue Grotto, Marsaxlokk traditional fishing village, Gozo and Comino/Blue Lagoon.
All our tours come with a Fully Licenced Multilingual Guide, who will inform you about the vast history of Malta and Gozo whilst enjoying the scenery.

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Malta Day Tours

One day is not enough to visit the beautiful islands of Malta, Gozo & Comino, with our Malta bus tours, we will take you and your group around the islands to reach out and immerse in the rich history and culture of the islands. Visit Valletta’s hidden gem, the St. John’s Co-Cathedral and the Caravaggio painting within – The Hagar Qim & Tarxien Temples, Marsaxlokk fishing village and see the colourful traditional boats, the 3 Cities of Senglea Cospicua & Vittoriosa surrounded by imposing bastions. Go back in time at the Ggantija Temple, the Citadel and Dwejra in Gozo and bathe in the crystal water of the Blue Lagoon in Comino.
Choose from a variety of vehicles from Standard Vehicles to 4-Seater Luxury Vehicles up to 53 and 70-seater semi Luxury and Luxury Coaches.
All this combined with a multilingual guide will make your experience memorable.

Custom Made Malta Tours

Whether you are a religious group interested in Pilgrimage tours and want to follow in the footsteps of St. Paul, a Malta heritage tour, interested in Malta Agritourism tours or just want to relax and have some fun in the Malta sun, we can customize any tour to our clients’ needs. We will create the perfect holiday for your family, friends or group according to your budget, time schedule and preferences. Whatever your choice we will help you explore and enjoy Malta & Gozo in a way you haven’t experienced before.

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Multilingual Guides

Our guides will make sure to show you the best and most interesting places on the island.  With great knowledge about the Islands past, life and traditions, you will be in good hands with any of our professional, trained and licensed Tourist Guides. 
Whether on your own, with your family or in a group, you will find that our guides have the knowledge and experience to make your visit to our islands a truly memorable and rewarding one.

Private Charter Coach Hire

We cater for any group size, if it’s an airport transfer for one passenger, a VIP trip or transport for 2,000 people, we can take care of it.  With our multi seater charter buses for hire, Semi Luxury and Luxury coaches we can provide the services for Airport transfers, Group Outings, Conventions, Corporate, Conferences, Sporting events, Wedding Transport, Malta City Tours, Malta & Gozo Full Day tours, Malta Half Day Tours, Malta Night Tours, point to point transfer, Dinner transfers and Casino Services.  We can also provide Malta vintage bus tours

MICE Events

Our team is able to develop and operate your event to perfection. With years of experience in the area and our dedication we can make it all happen!  Our company is able to create programmes based on each customer cultural preference and expectations.

Contact us in order to provide you with a travel management solution for all your events and conferencing needs.  We are able to cater for any number of people.

Should they be required, we can also provide the following Services:

  • Meet and greet at airports
  • Dispatchers at hotels/Convention Centre
  • Multi language guides.
  • Boat/Yacht Charter Tours
  • Airport Transfers, Shuttle Transfers, Dinner Transfers, Full/Half Day Tours.
  • Travel Agency

MALTA Tour Operating – Full Service

Zarb Coaches Ltd are a Maltese incoming tour operator, we can offer a full range of travel services – and are therefore able to build and support a complete program, from beginning to end.  Having the advantage of owning and operating our own fleet of coaches we can ensure the best quality and most competitive prices.  We will handle every service you require in Malta & Gozo, starting on your arrival providing airport transfers, accommodation, restaurant reservations for lunch, and dinner including Maltese traditional dinner and Entrance Tickets to Museums, Places of Interest and attractions.  All that is required will be taken care of.

Malta Student Travel

Going abroad to learn a language has become very popular among many people of all ages.  Malta has become one of the leading destinations for people who wish to learn the English language.  Coming to Malta has many advantages, apart from learning a new language, you can also practice it.

We will help you choose the accommodation, language school and prepare a fulfilled itinerary of visits around Malta & Gozo, that surely defies the boredom of the normal studying routine.

Malta Tours

We offer a variety of Tours around Malta, Gozo and Sicily with very competitive prices.

  • Half day tours
  • Full day tours
  • Night tours
  • Walking tours
  • Fully Licensed Guides in different languages

We have a very interesting selection of tours to choose from.

Our tours can also be tailor made to your requirements and we can organize tours for any number of people.

International Travel - Quality & Safety Standards

24 Hour Service

We provide a 24hr service so you can reach us at any time you require assistance.


Our aim is to reduce our carbon emission footprint.  We combine a variety of measures to continually improve our environmental performance, these range from engine modifications to using low emission engines on all our vehicles.


Within our premises which include our administration, operation and dispatch offices, we have our own on-site garage of around 3 acres, where maintenance and daily upkeep of the vehicles is held by accredited mechanics who are able to effectively take care of all our vehicle repair duties in a timely manner.

Driver Training & Safety

The safety of our passengers  and drivers is of utmost importance to us.  Our Drivers are regularly given health and safety training to stay up to date with road regulations and first aid training.

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Motor Coaches and Buses

Scania Gaetano
53/55/70 Seater

The Scania Gaetano is a high-end coach for private hire, city tours and airport transfers and cruise transfers. Equipped with wheel chair lift, two monitors, PA system, Fridge and USB Port

53/57 Seaters

Iveco Euro Rider/Hispano Divo

– Equipped with USB ports, two monitors, PA system, Fridge.

The perfect choice for Malta Full Day Tours, Gozo Full Day Tours, Pilgrimage Tours, Airport transfers

Mercedes Benz Tourismo
32/36 Seater

Equipped with USB ports, two monitors, PA system, Fridge & WC.  Compact but designed with extremely aerodynamic lines and a huge, panoramic front windscreen, this vehicle is perfect for transporting schoolchildren, tourist trips and hotel/airport transfers.

Volvo - 50/55 Seaters

Irizar I6S – Leather seats – Equipped with USB ports, two monitors, PA system, Fridge.

Volvo 9700 – Equipped with USB ports, two monitors, PA system, Fridge & WC

Van Hool T9- – Equipped with USB ports, two monitors, PA system, Fridge.

Volvo Plaxton Elite – Leather seats – Equipped with USB ports, two monitors, PA system, Fridge.

Mainly used for Wedding transport, Malta Heritage Tours, Sporting Events, Conference and Events

Mercedes Benz Sprinter
18 Seater

Spacious, comfortable and luxurious – Leather seats and interior, equipped with USB ports, PA system, Fridge, makes it the best vehicle to travel in style.

Ford Transit
16 Seater

The Transit Passenger Van can comfortably seat up to 16 people. this vehicle is perfect for transporting school children, tourist trips and hotel/airport transfers.

Ford Tourneo
8 Seater

With the Ford Tourneo Custom, you’ll enjoy an exceptional on-board experience wherever you sit. Flexible rear seats offer many possible seat/luggage configurations.  This vehicle is also available with wheelchair lift.

Ford Tourneo Custom VIP Luxury
5 Seats

Impressively equipped, this Luxury Tourneo adds a high-quality full leather interior re-trim, LED mood lighting to the rear passenger compartment (door openings, storage trays, under seat), exterior chrome highlights and full-length alloy running boards. The automatic wood table with cut-outs to house the supplied champagne bucket and glasses making this an ideal VIP transport 6 Speed Automatic Gearbox with Tiptronic Control.

Mercedes Vito

With its tough exterior and high-quality interior, makes this mid-size Mercedes-Benz van a specialist and all-rounder for a wide range of customer groups



The quote will be provided according to the details we are given. In order to provide a detailed quotation, we would require as much details as possible, such as number of passengers, dates of arrival/ departure, a detailed itinerary and schedule, flight numbers and accommodation details


You will receive an offer which will include the final quote, what rates do/do not include, the validity of the offer and expiry date, cancellation policy.
If you agree with the terms, you should send an email with your confirmation including your personal/company details. Service is booked once the 25% deposit is confirmed.


Within our fleet we have several Luxury multi seater vehicles, equipped with individual electric plugs (220v / USB), safety technologies and all the available comforts. Prices on requests.


Our offer will contain all the information of what is included and what is not. Depending on the clients’ requirements, we will advise if there are any extra costs, such as driver’s and meals, parking and permits fees, overtime etc. You will find always a “rates do not include” box at the bottom of the offer. If any doubts, you can contact our members anytime and they will be happy to help you!


You will receive driver’s name and number within 24hrs before the service starts


All our driver’s speak at least a basic English. If you have any issues in communications, please contact our office and emergency number, we will be able to help you anytime!


Once the Client accepts our offer, we will send a proforma invoice with instructions for payment. You will find our bank details on our proforma Invoice. We usually ask for a 25% payment on confirmation with the remaining balance to be settled at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the services. We accept bank transfer payment, PayPal and credit card payment (Mastercard, Visa, American Express).

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“The Global Passenger Network (GPN) is an association of the best motor coach companies across the world. With members currently in 40 different countries, if you need group transportation abroad then call us here in Zarb Coaches, speak to us, in our own language if you would prefer, and then we can handle your request for you.

We are the GPN member for coach hire in Malta and by using us for your transportation needs abroad you can be sure, through our membership of the organisation, that you will receive the same high standards of service and quality of vehicles that you are used to in our own country.

The Global Passenger Network sets high compliance standards all members need to achieve so you can travel content in the knowledge that your transportation abroad will be operated by professionals.

The Global Passenger Network – making group transport easy!”

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