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In fact, your potential for scenic views will be higher on virtually any mode of transportation other than the bus (plane, train, private car, boat). There is quite stunning scenery along the coast. Amtrak's Coast Starlight follows some of it, between San Luis Obispo and Oxnard, and a seat can be had for as little as $60 coach. But keep in mind that this ...


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You can check how long the delay is online at the Canadian Border Services Border Wait Times page. This page is updated once an hour. I see at the moment that "Detroit and Canada Tunnel" is listed as No delay which the page explains means less than 10 minutes for traffic into Canada. The US has an equivalent page for traffic into the USA which lists "Detroit ...


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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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The Windsor Tunnel is highly efficient - as an American, it consisted of flashing my passport, and 30 second look, and a move on. My experiences both in Detroit and Buffalo (Niagara Falls) are such that if the stop is more than a 10 minute delay, there was something really strange going on that day. Road crossings with Canada are easy, low-key affairs. ...


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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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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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My parents live in Anuradhapura and I live in Kandy, and I make this trip up and down at least once a month. The earliest Intercity from A/pura to Kandy is at 4.30-5 AM from A/pura. Reaches Kandy at about 7.30AM, depends on the traffic. The last bus departs at 7.30PM, reaches Kandy at 9.30-10PM but you will not find any other buses in A6 road (Kandy to ...


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I think the inconsistency with the various Eurolines websites stems from the very fact that each country is served from a local company (National Express in England, Touring in Germany, etc.) Alternatively but quite similarly to the answer above (or below :)) you could use a google search query with the following pattern: eurolines <country> 2014 ...


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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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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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If still in doubt, consult with the sages: Transit Windsor 3700 North Service Road East Windsor, Ontario Canada N8W 5X2 Phone: For detailed inquires, call 519-944-4111. For general inquiries, call 311. Fax: 519-944-5121 Email: tw@city.windsor.on.ca


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Fairly obviously, yes, you will see more. There's the long road, the bits of the coast, the various small town you travel through or past. Then there's the passengers. I find you'll either get 'weirdos', or you'll meet some really interesting people to talk to. People seem more keen to chat on buses than on planes, for some reason. Trains even more so ...


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Rome2Rio is surprisingly effective in some African countries. Again, they won't cover every local minibus - most of them won't have timetables and certainly won't be online. This is why so many references to them are on blogs etc. However, for those that do, take for example, Harare to Cape Town on the site - it shows flight, bus & train, and driving ...


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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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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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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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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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