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The buses that London sold to Malta are unfortunately, no longer in Malta. All 80 Mercedes buses have been exported to Sudan after they caused congestion, caught fire and were generally disliked, it seems. Indeed, the article notes, in addition to the fires: In offering the buses for sale, Transport Malta had laid down that they cannot be returned to ...


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Since privatisation in the 80s/90s UK bus services are run by a vastly complicated array of private companies with overlapping and disparate jurisdictions, journeys, fares and services. Local services are run by many, many companies, often with overlapping routes. Sometimes the same route will be run by two companies! There are also national services ...


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In the UK, there is MegabusGold who do run a sleeper service. I don't know about other countries. Although MegaBus do run international buses, I don't think they run the sleepers internationally.


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Rome2Rio is designed to do precisely this. It covers flights (even low-cost carriers), many trains and busses (both local transit and private long-distance busses), even some ferries I think, and is able to combine them. Icing on the cake is its ability to include some “driving” (taxi/private car) to get to the closest train station or airport as necessary, ...


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I imagine the new bus service would follow the Narayanghat Mugling Highway to get into the higher valleys and onto Kathmandu or Pokhara. Without knowing where you went within Nepal 20 years back, I would hazard a guess that maybe you went up either the Siddharta Highway (to Pokhara) or the Tribhuvan Highway (to Kathmandu). Both of these roads are still ...


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You can go by train for a bit less money than Amtrak by using the commuter services: take the Coaster from San Diego to Oceanside, and then take a Metrolink Orange County Line train from Oceanside to Los Angeles. The regular adult fare for the Coaster from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside is currently $5.50, and Metrolink from Oceanside to Los Angeles ...


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It does not cover all the regular busses in the country but postbus.at is the main operator and does operate busses you could use. Unfortunately, it's not a part of the national train company (ÖBB) and the website therefore also includes trains, which is why busses do not show up in the search results for this particular journey… rome2rio is another site ...


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I got this from http://www.buscroatia.com/split-sarajevo/ Bus id - ID-862 Times- 14:30 - 20:15 Company- Linvo Bus Price Single/Return - 168 HRK / 269 HRK Hope it helps.


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In many countries, there are only one or two companies offering long-distance busses and Eurolines would be the only one with a regular network of international busses. So the first things to check is the national transport company and Eurolines. But there are more and more alternatives and in my experience it seems especially true for Germany. I don't know ...


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I did a quick search and whilst the display you are looking at does not specifically show a transfer, it does indicate a change of carrier, which is a good indication that you will have to disembark and board a new coach. When I checked the greyhound website via my mobile it shows the stop in Buffalo to be a transfer. (Different display to the one you found ...


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The train is not that expensive in Belgium. It even tends to be cheaper than in, say, France or Germany. For example, Brussels-Ghent is €8.90 one-way for an adult and there are also multiple discount offers that could be relevant. There are many long-distance busses to or from Belgium but I don't think there are any for trips within the country and I doubt ...


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There is a station selector which gives street address and map locations for many of their stops.


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As far as I know, Rome2Rio does this the best, although I don't often search this way - probably would have if the site existed when I lived in Europe...but I digress. For example, if you want to go from Paris, France to Trogir, Croatia, without even specifying dates (although you can for prices), it shows a train + plane option, a train + bus option, and a ...


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From Tokyo, you've got two choices: Direct highway bus from Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko, about 1:45. JR Chuo line express train from Tokyo station or Shinjuku to Ōtsuki, transfer to Fuji Kyuko line to Kawaguchiko (Japan Rail Pass [JRP] not valid), total travel time around 2:30 including transfer times. To Osaka, life gets more complicated: There is one (1) ...


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Like in some other countries, this RUT identifier is only for tax purposes, including VAT. There is little information in English on how the system works precisely, but this RUT number field on the bus reservation system is intended at Chilean tax payers. VAT/sales tax is collected on sales between businesses (compared to some countries charging it only to ...


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The seats with different colors (and the color differ from company to company or city to city), are reserved for elder or pregnant or handicapped people, or people with baby in arms. That's for the whole country, not only Vitória. You may sit there, but you should give your seat if someone in these conditions appear. In some countries this doesn't exist ...


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Burlington Trailways doesn't seem to have a scheduled stop at the Eastern Iowa Airport but when you actually look at locations of the Burlington Trailways in Cedar Rapids you will find that it's right at the airport. In addition to this you can probably consult the Airport's Ground Transportation page which also lists Cedar Rapids Bus Route 11 as servicing ...


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I've been offered train connections (rather than bus) in two intra-German cases with Lufthansa where the flight was cancelled, but a good ICE (high speed train) connection between the two cities exist. Basically airline staff gave me the choice: be re-booked for next day, or take the train and arrive a few hours late. (The fact that Lufthansa often ...


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I would add to Liam's excellent answer above: http://www.transportdirect.info/, a Government funded transport website, sometimes has fare information for local bus services. You can work out an arbitarily complex journey and click "Tickets/Costs" and it will attempt to give you an idea of the costs. If it can't, it will point you towards a relevant website ...


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There is a map which shows all destinations which can be reached from a city at busliniensuche.de.


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If there's a bus terminal where you can buy a ticket, even if it's inside a store or restaurant or gas station, there should be at least a chair or bench to wait inside, I've seen some. This is Canada, no one would expect paying bus passengers to wait outside in the cold for their bus to arrive. And if it's -20C (or -30C, -45C, pick an extreme) it could be ...


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Red Arrow has service to Rocky Mountain House, but only one round trip, and only on Tuesdays. The Red Arrow Connector leaves Red Deer iHotel at 6:00 pm, after picking up at several other points in town, and reaches Rocky Mountain House at 7:15 pm. The trip to Red Deer leaves Rocky Mountain House at 6:05 am and arrives at iHotel at 7:20 am, afterward ...


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When I lived in London, the joke was that no night bus was ever boring. There might be partiers, revellers, half-comatose drunkards, couples, drunkards being ill, fights, arguments, tears - but never boredom. Saying that, I never once felt unsafe. I too travelled to various airports including Heathrow on night buses, with a big backpack. You could also ...


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With eurolines (http://eurolines.com), you can travel overnight between many countries. There are no beds, but rows of seats like in a plane, there is slightly more space and they recline more, so you can very well sleep. Seats are not as comfortable as in colombian buses, though (I've tried both). You could also try night trains, but they tend to be more ...


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Wikitravel is your source for this. You can get to central London by: rail: The airport has its own railway station "Luton Airport Parkway", and is served by trains 24 hours a day from Central London using "First Capital Connect Trains" and connects with St Pancras International. There are up to 10 trains an hour, depending on the time of day. ...


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I have been offered a bus ride between Basel and Zurich (along with 50 or so other passengers) to catch a flight to my final destination after a cancellation by SWISS so there is no taboo against that. They organized it pretty quickly as well, so they were apparently ready for that, should the need arise. I guess each airline will make specific decisions ...


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Using the advanced options of nmbs.be one has the following product options Domestic trains only All products, including international trains All products, without international trains Only bus, tram, metro The last one should work for you.


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Step-Free Access Research Just for kicks I used tfl's journey planner, and selected the option no stairs or escalators. I could not use your planned date (10th December 2014) because you can only plan ahead one month (so it'll have to wait for tomorrow. Here is the link to the suggested route. Below is a screenshot: The no stairs or escalators is a fancy ...


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Many companies use a tag that you keep with your ticket, to prove you own the luggage. If this service is available, make sure to use it. If not, then some (Greyhound) provide a name ticket you can put your details on. Sure it doesn't prevent someone from taking it, but if anyone's suspicious it's easy to ask for ID and show it doesn't match the thief's ...


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These days you may also consider tossing a bluetooth tracker in your bags; when the bag gets in or out of range an alert will pop up on your phone. There are devices custom built for this, such as this one.



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