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Visitors to Bandar Seri Begawan have a number of options for getting around the city and the rest of the country, and include by car, bus, boat, and taxi.
A personal vehicle is the most convenient form of transportation available in Bandar Seri Begawan , as it allows the greatest freedom and flexibility in travel. However, first time visitors to the country should check out this Driving in Brunei Darussalam page (scroll towards the bottom) before deciding to get behind the wheel of a car. Many visitors choose to fly into the Brunei International Airport, which is located just outside of the city center, and stop by one of the Car Rental Agencies (scroll to the bottom of the page) based around the airport to pick up a vehicle for the trip.
There is a public bus service that connects some of the major areas of the city with six different routes. The buses generally run every 15 to 20 minutes during the busy hours of the day. It is also possible to reach other areas of the country by bus from the terminal located in the city center, at the Jalan Cator car park. But the bus service does not have a fixed schedule. You will notice that almost no local travel on the bus. To the local, the only transportation in Brunei is private cars. You may wish to prearrange your transportation before your arrival. Taxis are hard to find and expensive as they are not metered run,The bus stops in Brunei are not sign posted, therefore checking out where to get on and off is a matter of asking locals.
For more information about ground transportation in Bandar Seri Begawan , check out this Getting Around page.
Water taxis and ferries are available for transportation from Bandar Seri Begawan to a number of locations in Brunei and Malaysia . For more information, visit this Boats and Ferries leaving Bandar Seri Begawan page.