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You get an Oyster card from the machine at a tube station. As for the refund Oyster Card Refunds The £5 deposit you pay for an Oyster card is refundable along with any pre-pay (Pay as you go) money left on the card. Before you claim a refund, it’s worth bearing in mind that if you’ve used your Oyster card on a Pay as you go basis and it’s ...


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When you arrive on Greyhound in NYC, you will be in one of the underground levels of the Port Authority bus terminal. From here, take the escalators one level up to the subway level. The lower level is somewhat sloped; the escalators you want are uphill at the far (highest) end of the level. On the subway level you can purchase a MetroCard to pay your subway ...


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Note that there is a specific option for a Visitor Oyster card. This is the same as a normal Oyster, but you pay a small fee (£3) to buy it instead of a deposit (£5) on a regular Oyster. One big advantage of a visitor Oyster is that 11-15 yr olds can get the child discount without needing a Zip photocard. According to https://visitorshop.tfl.gov.uk/help/...


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This site (rfi.it) gives arrivals and departures in a form similar to what I think you are expecting. Sample output for Roma Termini: There's also a list of regional timetables in PDF format here: http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom/Informazioni/Orari-regionali-in-versione-pdf e.g.


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I would definitely check Blablacar.fr. There's always a connection that suits your needs.


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I'm from Oslo, but I've lived in the Bergen area and used public transportation there. The company you're interested in is called Skyss. Here are some suggestions: Bus To get to Stord from Bergen busstasjon N (The central bus terminal in Bergen) you can take the bus that will be marked 400 Stavanger. Get off at Leirvik bussterminal. That is the capital ...


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Note: It's not a confusing title, because it's a question, so that means there has to be something to answer. Some background to what the Octopus is Octopus is a stored value card that was invented by an Australian company, but turned down by Australia for being too advanced, and subsequently sold to Hong Kong, where now "everyone has one." The idea is it ...


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Bus services like Flixbus (And I believe there are many others, I see these buses often here) can take you from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Prague. This will cost you from 45 euro to 65 euro, depending on how many stops you have. If you get the 65 euro, nonstop ride it will take you 12 hours. 45 euro and 1 stop is about 18 hours. Amsterdam Sloterdijk is a ...


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At Busbud, a bus search tool I work for, we did a little study on the price of bus vs blablacar ride sharing in France. It's in French, hopefully you can get the gist of it: bus is often cheaper but it's worth checking both options. Here are some of the relevant bus companies that partner with Busbud in France and from France to Spain: Ouibus, Flixbus, ...


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There are three kind of solutions: Expensive and fast : train (capitainetrain.com), plane (airfrance.com, hop.com) Fast and cheap : sharing a ride (blablacar.fr), plane (volotea.com, easyjet.com, ryanair.com) Slow and cheap : buses (flixbus, megabus, ouibus, isilines, eurolines) => You can use goeuro.com to check prices and durations (that site includes ...


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There is an English version of the ov-chipkaart website: https://www.ov-chipkaart.nl/home-1.htm In my experience, not a whole lot of companies will give out a business card. Also, it is not possible to buy a subscription for unlimited access in both busses and trains. The OV Chipcard can be used for both trains and buses but there is no subscription that ...


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If you take the train every day, it is best to get a season ticket for the specific route you're using, e.g. a Traject Vrij Monthly card. It is sent to you by mail on its own chip card, and payments are by automatic bank transfer each month (you can see the bills online). Cost depends on the destination. These cards cover all kinds of public transport, any ...


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On the site of the London Travel card you find the prices of the travel cards and the Oystercard caps for the same zones. Travelcard Prices (these are subject to change and prices are controlled by TFL) Select type Day Anytime Price Off Peak Day Price Adult Zones 1-2 £12.00 £12.00 Adult Zones 1-4 £12.00 £12.00 Adult Zones 1-6 £17....


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In January 2016, you could not get a refund within 48 hours. During our visit to London on the 1st of January 2016, we found out you can not get a refund for your Oyster card through a machine at the station within 48 hours of buying it. This was confirmed by a Transport for London employee, but I could not find this requirement in writing, now or then.


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There is an arbitration/conciliation agency for public transport Italy. It is called the Autorità Regolazione Trasporti (ART). They are the ones who ensure that your rights as a passengers are guaranteed. Your rights a passenger on a bus are defined in the EU regulation n. 181/2011, which was converted into an Italian law by the Decreto legislativo 4 ...


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You can do this through the Czech IDOS website. Simply enter the name of the station in the From field, after switching the language in the bottom-right corner. Optionally choose the date and click on SEARCH. You'll get the full list of trains departing from each of Rome's train stations: Clicking on an individual train will show you it's full schedule:...


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I had a good look on the Trenitalia site, both in the English version and in the google translate version of the original to my own language, (Dutch) and did not find any links or other indications of 'per station' listings. But I did find this page, which promises times per line rather than per station. If like me you do not read Italian, you will need a ...


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According to this site: Folding bikes - as long as they are folded - are considered luggage and can be taken free of charge any time of the day. Since a folding bike is considered as luggage, you can take it at any time. This is in common with other train transport systems, such as London transport.


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If you are in the situation, train staff not helpful, late at night, no trains to get you anywhere, buses stopped for the night and only taxis to get you where you need to go, you have three options. Take a taxi (or call for one if you need to.) Stay in/near the station till the service starts again. Call a friend or relative to come and collect you. Call ...


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There are now a couple tools to compare the prices of train/bus/rideshares. Two examples are Comparabus and kelbillet. Trying these for a trip in October, 3 months ahead of time, the bus costs from 35 to 50 euros to Bayonne/Hendaye (in my experience, for such distances the price does not vary too much, even a week in advance), the rideshares are available ...


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The city center is indeed near Amsterdam Centraal. There are multiple trains going there from the airport. It is about a 15 minute train ride. The right platform is signed quite clearly. Be careful to not take the train to Amsterdam RAI or Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA, these are not the town center. To go from Amsterdam to Leiden, you can take two different ...


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It might be worth noting that these days any contactless credit or debit card can be used in place of an Oystercard. You will be charged the same as if it were an Oystercard. However, teenagers may not yet have their own bank account and debit card, and not all cards are contactless. If you have multiple cards make very sure that you choose one and only one ...


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The Munich airport (both terminals) is well connected to the city center by train. The S1 and S8 S-Bahn lines stop at the airport, just follow the signs after baggage claim. They run every 10 minutes and will take you to München Hbf, the main train station. Or get off the S8 slightly earlier at Marienplatz, which will put you right in the middle of the city ...


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Around Utrecht there is another option, which ties in to the OV-chipcard, which is to get a montly subscription to the regional transport network "U-OV". You could get for instance the U-OV Gemak Utrecht Stad Maand, i.e. "U-OV Comfort Utrecht City Month" at https://webshop.u-ov.info/nl_NL/webshop/product/details/product/60/tariff/221. It gives you free ...


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It's above ground and it's not in regular service, but the good folks at Market Street Railway in San Francisco occasionally roll out streetcar No. 578, built in 1896. I rode it last September: http://imgur.com/gallery/zw3fP


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From Schiphol airport, you can take a train to Amsterdam Centraal. From there you can also get a direct connection to Leiden Centraal. You can use the Nationale Spoorwegen (National Railways) website to plan your trip accordingly. They offer an English version of the site. If you are also looking for additional public transportation time tables, for ...


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If you can't afford, or don't want to pay the $5 for the Air Train, you can take the 'A' train from the port authority stop to Lefferts Boulevard. Get on a Downtown/Brooklyn Bound A train. http://web.mta.info/maps/submap.html Once there, you can take a Q10 bus. You can see this bus on the subway map. There are other buses too. Keep in mind that while this ...


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According to Rome2Rio you can go by train from Bregenz to Feldkrich, and then either by next train (8 minutes) or by bus (40 minutes). Bus from Feldkirch to Vaduz leaves every 30 minutes, it goes to Vaduz center: ÖBB website I can't find pricing information though. In LIEmobil I paid with CHF, but I was going from Switzerland.


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There are boats going everyday: From Singapore to Batam Island (Riau archipelago) From Klang (KL harbor) to Tujung Balai (Nord Sumatra) From Malaka to Dumai (Sumatra/Riau province) Except for the Singapore-Batam, information can be hard to find, but I took all of those boats in a not too distant past. I know there are visa on arrival at Dumai and Batam....


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As someone who regularly visited that route (Ahmedabad to Thane), I advise you take an overnight train (preferably Gujarat Mail) or ADI-BCT superfast. Choose the one that has a halt at Borivali (Duranto doesn't; it has only one stop: Mumbai Central). For morning, double-decker is a good option. This is because Thane is located to the east of Mumbai and ...



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