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You can find the schedules via the website of the Serbian Railways. Note that you have to use the Serbian spelling of Belgrade, i.e. BEOGRAD:


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I entered your found train into the German travel site, and found that same train. Then I clicked the ⇅ arrows, (the ones that reverse the direction of search) and the results were alike. One day train and one overnight. 11:05 to 17:32 and 23:48 to 5:52. I would suggest you to run the site for a day you want to travel, I checked it for a couple of days ...


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From my experience travelling in China. I usually go to local agency to buy train tickets and they will sort everything out for you. I bought tickets from Beijing to Shanghai before so I can speak from my experience. I got the tickets before I travelled 2-3 days because I speak little Chinese and I find myself stranded trying to explain what I want at the ...


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When you arrive in Amsterdam you will find (if still there) one ticket machine in the area where you collect your luggage. Which is very nice if you have to wait for your luggage to arrive, but not worth waiting any longer than you need for your luggage. When you leave the secure area you follow the signs for the train and you arrive in the main arrivals ...


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Since you are using the Dutch transport service this often, you may consider buying an anonymous OV-chipcard (Dutch: "OV chipkaart"). Have it in with you and check-in once you are about to take the train. As indicated in its website its [current] price is €7,50. PROS: You can load a lot of credit once - say €50. This way, you will not have to buy the ...


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Yes you can certainly buy them online on the Dutch Railways website. It's really just a train that happens to connect the airport, so you book it like any other train and print it at home before you go, make sure you carry an ID with the same name on the ticket


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The "OV" as they call it can be used to determine your location of departure and location of arrival, so the price for your trip can be calculated automatically and can be subtracted from the "saldo" on the ov-ticket. So for example your location of departure (check-in) is Amsterdam Central. Let's say your going to Haarlem. At arrival in Haarlem you scan ...


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Most people don't have tickets anymore but a pay-as-you-go RFID card like in many public transit systems (à la Oyster card). So you validate once to check in and another time to check out and determine the price of the ride. Of course, for single use tickets (paid in advance) it does not matter so much but some stations (e.g. Rotterdam) now have automatic ...


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You can travel the NS train either by buying a single ticket, or by using an OV-chipcard (Dutch: "OV chipkaart"). If you buy a single ticket it doesn't matter. If you travel with the OV-chipcard (as most people do), you pay for the distance you travel. The system needs to know how far you've traveled so you "check out" when you leave the platform. The ...


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Those people are scanning their 'OV chipkaart', and not their one way train tickets. Those cards are either prepaid or subscriptions and they need to check out to be billed for the actual trip they made. Failing to check out means getting charged more (because you might have made a way longer trip). With a one-way ticket there is no need to check out.


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Both Tours and Orléans are terminus stations, so to change platforms you'll need to walk all the way to the front of the train (as far as I can tell there is no underpass in Orléans, and anyway your girlfriend probably prefers a level walk). It's possible that the trains will be on opposite tracks of the same platform, I don't know what the track ...


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The point in reserving a seat is so that you are guaranteed (ish) a seat to sit in. It's especially useful in larger groups that wish to sit together. It does not limit you to that particular train. The National Rail Enquiries page on reservations says: When are reservations compulsory? On some routes around Bank Holidays. Sometimes you can only ...


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No the validity of the ticket is not affected and moreover you may sit where you want on the actual train However if it is a busy train with no available seats (and this does happen off peak) you are entitled to your reserved seat, and this will be enforced by the train guard (in theory). In practise though I usually have no wish to eject someone less able ...


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I did that train ride a few years ago and remember sitting on the right side of the train. The River was on the right side for most of the time as well. We were in a compartment and we could always go outside to stand in the corridor to look out on the left side as well. I don't remember it being a very narrow valley, so I think you have some views on both ...


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This answer is a little late, but never mind. Just by looking at the design of the site I would certainly trust it. It's well laid out, not cluttered with ads, and has plenty of information. Also, my browser didn't complain about any security issues. It has all the signs of a trustworthy site. Good job, @MarkSmith!


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How reliable am I? Depends how much vin rouge I've had... Seriously, I do my best to keep the site updated, it's an uphill task but if I know bustitution is over I update the site. Countries with lots of visitors eg Italy, Vietnam, South Africa tend to be very up to date, obscure countries such as the Congo or Sudan tend (in all honesty) to get less ...


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Mark, the guy who runs it, is a retired ex-railwayman, and is treated by the industry (at least in Europe) as a journalist. He has exceptionally good industry contacts on top of receiving press briefings, as well as a very large number of readers who travel widely and report in, and travels a lot himself (both at company expense, and using his "privs" ...


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Here are the options I know of regarding buying train tickets in Indonesia: At a train station. Obviously, this sounds like the best idea, but don't be fooled, you're in Indonesia and waiting times can be epic. Give it a try, if the queue is huge, just try another option listed below. At a local supermarket (Indomaret, Alfamart, or else). They almost all ...


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I'm my experience it's pretty good, obviously it's not perfect but each page has an 'last updated' link, i.e. here's the Philippines page: Page last updated: 30 May 2015 with the note After hurricane damage, these trains were temporarily suspended in late 2012 and are still believed to be suspended as at 2015. It's not clear when or if train ...


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The journey is typically split in 2. Cemoro Lawang to Probolinggo Probolinggo to Yogyakarta Cemoro Lawang to Probolinggo This journey takes around 1.5h regardless of the type of transport you take. Renting a motorbike in Probolinggo is the nicest option, see Probolinggo to Bromo by motorbike, possible? Catch a ride in a shared taxi with some other ...


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Regular bicycles take up a lot of space, are unbalanced, can't stack, and their pedals are ankle eaters. Unless they have a designated space, they are a hazard. That said, if you pack your bike in a suitcase or carrying case, so that is the same size and shape as airplane checked luggage, you should be fine. This is what I do with my folding bike. When ...


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Well you most likely won't get kicked off because of the bicycle unless you just bring it on board without permission. According to the Amtrak Policy there are a few routes that offer "walk-on" bicycle service but none of them travel through Albany. You can reserve space on the bicycle rack or put it into baggage in Syracuse and pick it up in Albany, so I ...


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I have just confirmed the official website of Indonesia train ticket visit OFFICIAL WEBSITE, They accept the following payment method, , So, If you have any of the cards from above you can just try using the official website. Beside this there are many other private website which too helps in booking ticket, The basic difference between the option is, If you ...


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This is the internet answer, I have no local knowledge at all. The site of the Man in Seat Sixty-One has this page about buying tickets in Indonesia. The site ticket.com does accept international credit cards, as does the site Mau Ke Mana, there is one more site on that same part of the page, the official railway page for Indonesia, but that seems often not ...


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This website provides details of Scenic railways and heritage train rides in Europe.This might be helpful. http://traintraveling.com/europe/tourist-train-rides/index.html#austria


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I would suggest going back to the source Azerbaijan Railways LTD timetable for local trains: There is a daily train from Baku to Tbilisi daily leaving Baku @20:30 local time. There is also an express train from Ganja to Baku leaving every other day (English version is incorrect) @9:00. I can't find information about the stops of the fast train to Tbilisi. ...


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I thought it was quite clear in their terms and conditions. One form of ID, and the easiest for anyone who isn't German or living in Germany, is the debit or credit card that you used for paying the tickets. (They don't actually want to know who you are, they want to make sure that you don't buy cheap tickets and sell them on, and a credit or debit card ...


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I never used raileurope, but on most websites (such as Voyages-sncf's and Eurostar) e-tickets allow you to easily change seats after reservation, while paper tickets usually need to be exchanged physically. I received good recommendations for Capitaine Train, which includes more seat preferences than Voyages-sncf's. Also, due to the fact that both act as ...


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I know three places in Germany where this is possible: Mansfelder Bergewerksbahn Selfkantbahn Sauschwänzlebahn The first two offer active participation, while the last one only allows standing in the locomotive. I would guess that some other steam locomotive clubs would allow others to participate as well, if you ask.


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You can purchase vistor oyster card in gatwick airport train station. It cost £3 plus at least £10 credit. You can receive discount fare when using oyster card Oyster card can be used in: Tube, DLR, TfL Rail and London Overground:All services in Zones 1-9 and to Watford Junction and Shenfield. National Rail:All suburban trains stopping in Zones 1-9 and on ...


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Railcards Assuming you actually mean a railcard as in the discount card, according to the how to buy page for railcards (in this case the 16-25, but you can switch to the others from the menu), they can be bought online or by phone with a UK driving license or passport (which I assume you don't have) or at any station with a manned ticket office. You can ...


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Yes, from many places in the south west it's both cheaper and more convenient. There is a coach from Reading station to Heathrow. If you search the national rail planner for a journey from somewhere in the west (e.g. Bristol) to LHR it will generally recommend this as being both quicker and cheaper than taking the train in to London and back. A taxi would ...


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Headphones Pretend you can't speak their language Have bad odor


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Zaventem is the name of the town where the airport is located, which is why it's often called Zaventem airport. Its official name is now Bruxelles-National/Brussel-Nationaal but this is the same airport. “Brussel-Nationaal-Luchthaven” (literally “Brussels-National-Airport”) is the train station designed to serve it. Another potential source of confusion is ...


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The "Zaventem airport' station is in the airport itself. When you do the search, than the name will be corrected to Brussel-Nationaal Luchthaven or just Brussel-Nat-Luchthaven. The trains in belgium, except for a few special services, like thalys, don't have sit / train reservation. You can get any train. The only detail that you must have in account is ...


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Simple, do not make eye contact. And when you feel their stare on the side of your face do not move your face even an inch towards them.


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If your attractive its kind of hard to avoid the opposite sex trying to talk to you which can get kind of wearying. Try wearing some very dark sunglasses, a hoodie and some massive cans. If they cant see your eyes, see you have on headphones and your head is totally covered they will generally not bother. If theyre still persistant whisper to them in a ...


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I suffer a bit from a social anxiety disorder, and as a result, I absolutely despise "making small talk" with anyone because it makes me very self conscious and uncomfortable, so I know how you feel. When traveling alone, I try to make sure I "look busy" to avoid the uncomfortable conversations. Being busy on your phone/tablet/laptop, especially when it ...


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Electronic noise-cancelling headphones will both keep you from interacting with people and will kill some of the noise (especially aircraft noise). You can just turn them on without music, use a tablet, an iPod or a smartphone, or plug into an aircraft entertainment system. A book or notebook computer also works. Edit: The following is intended as a joke ...


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Avoiding conversation is easy: you can get all worked-up in advance, put on a mean face, and look like you're not willing to talk to anybody. However that's a lot of effort and might not be something that everyone can or wants to pull off. Hence I'd rather be relaxed whilst aiming to mind my own business. All in all I assume that some small talk might happen ...


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There's nothing wrong with wanting some peace and quiet while traveling, to many people travel is more of a hassle than an enjoyment so I'd say it's quite common for travellers to expect non-social time. Not everyone is trying to chat all the time. Social cues and customs differ between countries, but I'd say in the West at least, if someone strikes up a ...


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I can answer "What risk is there on the ICE to not getting a seat reservation?" for the Dutch part, as I take this train every work day, without reservation. There is an electronic display above each pair of seats that says on which stretch the seat is reserved, e.g. if it says "Utrecht - Frankfurt" and you sit there when the train is in Utrecht, you are ...


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While within one of the EU countries, you could travel by bus and train quite easily, even when crossing borders within the Schengen zone you might not run into trouble. But traveling from the UK to the Schengen zone you will have to show proof of permission to travel from your parents. I checked out the Eurostar rules, as it is the easiest way to travel ...


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For traveling to Northern England/Scotland using the train provider "Virgin East Coast" there are no strict regulations for underage passengers traveling alone, (source: Minimum age for unaccompanied children). They instead state that travelers should be mature enough to understand the risks of train travel. In terms of tickets, when you reach 16 you might ...


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As long as your main destination remains the same and the rest is incidental, you're fine, especially if you enter and leave through the country that issued the visa. Of course, you also need to respect the conditions of your visa (period of validity, duration of stay and number of entries). Complications only arise if your travels suggest you haven't been ...


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You have to pay a surcharge to use the ICE trains within the Netherlands, you do not need to hold a reservation, an international ticket covers your surcharge. See this page. A good site for all train travel questions, in Europe and the rest of the world, is the site of the Man in Seat Sixty-One, here on the how to make reservations with a rail pass (but ...


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There is no need to buy the Benelux Railpass. If you travel on InterCity (IC) trains, the trip will cost 53.30 EUR or 47 EUR if you are less than 26 years old. For IC trains in the Netherlands and Belgium, there is no advance purchase discount. Just buy the tickets as you go. There is even no need to commit to schedules in advance. Trains run very ...


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Except for Thalys or trains to Germany, there are no advance-purchase discounts at all in the Netherlands (and, I think, Belgium), the Dutch railway network is one of the last ones in Western Europe using almost exclusively a “traditional” distance-based pricing model. The price you see today will therefore still be available in August. Thalys or Eurostar ...


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I am not sure whether you want to do all in one go, Amsterdam to London within 24 hours or so, or step by step, stopping for a couple of days in each location mentioned. If traveling Amsterdam to London in a short period of time, look into the 'Each Dutch station to London' option on the Eurostar site. I think you get 24 hours before the Eurostar train to ...



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