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Travel by city buses as well as long-distance buses, which also known as coaches.

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What exactly is a marshrutka (маршрутка)?

Hеllo аll, Recently I was in Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород). I spoke with some Russians and they told me that there are two types of buses in Nizhny Novgorod - "normal buses" and marshrutky (...
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How to Handle a “Bus Ticket” (fine) in Italy? [duplicate]

I’m an American. I had a brand new and valid bus pass, but received a “bus ticket” (fine) in Florence, because I didn’t realize I had to stamp my own bus pass at a machine. My question is, because ...
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Toronto to New York by bus - what to expect? [closed]

I am thinking of taking bus from Toronto to New York at the end of September and back by plane. I'd like to sight-see a bit of the cities and countryside on the way. I see that the bus passes by ...
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Pay for Logan Express from Boston Airport to Framingham

I'm going to take the Logan Express from Boston Airport to Framingham but I couldn't find a way to pay when I am on board on the bus from the internet. Is there a farebox on the Express bus so that I ...
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Why did Cardiff Bus give everyone a free ride?

On 23rd of August 2019, we took T9 Cardiff bus from Airport to City centre. The driver didn’t charge anyone any money. I even asked to make a cash payment and he very graciously said Since I know ...
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Does Flixbus make stops on long journeys?

I'm looking at a 19h30m long Direct trip with Flixbus. I wonder if there are any longer stops during the trip or if you're stuck in your seat for the entire duration?
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How to find bus maps for Paris outside the périphérique?

I'm staying in a little town just outside of Paris, and it seems to have plenty of bus service, but the train station is a bit far away AND it seems that you can't transfer from the train to a bus ...
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How can I calculate the cost of Skyss bus tickets

I am planning to spend a few days in Bergen area and fiords. I want to use bus services of Skyss to travel between Bergen - Odda on 930 bus or Voss - Odda on 990 bus What I wanted to ask about is ...
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Timetable for buses in Haute Nendaz (Switzerland)

I'm planning a trip to Haute Nendaz next winter and looking at some accommodation options, some of which is bus ride away from the ski lift. As part of this I was hoping to find a timetable but have ...
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Greyhound bus arrives very late, do I have any recourse? [duplicate]

I know from the website that greyhound just say that they don't guarantee the time of their bus and though luck if it happens: The bus was late. Am I entitled to a refund? No. While Greyhound ...
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Podgorica-Budva by bus: do I have to buy a ticket in advance?

In the end of July I will go (with three other people) by bus from Podgorica to Budva. Do I have to buy a ticket in advance or can I just come to the the bus station a few minutes before the bus ...
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Who goes first? Person disembarking bus or the bicycle?

In Greece, where I am from, we don't have bicycles as a means of going to work, like for example in Germany (what a paradox given the weather!), the country I visit now. So, there are bicycle lanes ...
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Which coach station is easily accessible from Heathrow Airport?

I want to travel from London (Heathrow Airport) to Canterbury. Can some one tell me which of the following station is easily accessible from Airport? I have seen distances in maps but it can happen ...
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How can I get from Historic Centre of Cartagena to La Boquilla by bus?

How can I get from the Historic Centre of Cartagena (the Colombian one) to La Boquilla by public bus? I can see there are a number of different busses on the streets, but I'm unclear on which bus I ...
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Symbols in megabus and national express [closed]

Can some one tell me what does the symbols in megabus and national express booking site. I see one Wifi symbol, mobile charger symbol (I guess). I do not understand other symbols. Can some one tell ...
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I have no identification to get on the bus, how does that work?

I have no identification, but I do have a face sheet from a treatment center with my face and information on it. I also have my California foodstamp card with my name and my debit card with my name. ...
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bus travel from Oslo airport to oslo bus station

I will be travelling from Oslo Gardemoen airport to oslo , as I probably won't clear customs until about midnight I will have missed the last train. Is it possible to use a credit card to pay for the ...
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York Region VIVA bus stop: Was it originally called Scott-Bantry?

I was recently traveling on YRT's Viva Blue rapid transit buses in the Greater Toronto Area, for the first time in a decade or so. One of the stops announced by the on-board system was Bantry-Scott, ...
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Can I buy tickets for the ADO bus online, without a Mexican payment card?

I saw somewhere that you can only buy tickets for the ADO Bus if you have a Mexican credit card. I did the full simulation and, apparently, they even accept Paypal, which in principle, should accept ...
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Riding PVTA buses (in Amherst)

From https://www.umass.edu/transportation/how-much-bus-fare: Bus drivers will not collect fares/passes, but passengers are expected to have either a valid Five College student, faculty or staff ID ...
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Is there any information on whether (and/or when) Flixbus will come to the Midwest? [closed]

Flixbus started operating on the West Coast last year, and a week ago it began operation on the East Coast. I was wondering if there is some information, official or not, on whether it is planning to ...
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Luggage policy for “Trans-Island Limousine” buses from HK to mainland China

I'm planning on taking one of these routes with Trans-Island Limousine from HK to mainland China. In this PDF, it seems that item 5 specifies that passengers are limited to one luggage of size 25"x16"...
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Bus travel Buenos Aires --> Patagonia

Me and a friend are finally working on that bucket list and planning a trip to Argentina and more specifically Patagonia in November 2019 that will have a total duration of +- 3/4 weeks. In Patagonia ...
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Traveling from Brussel to Spa-Francorchamps by train and/or bus

What is a cheap and easy way to travel by train and/or bus from central Brussel to circuit de Spa-Francorchamps? It has to include a stop for an overnight stay along the way, within 60 min from Spa-...
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Are bus tickets valid proof of internal transit within the Schengen territory?

I will be applying for a short term tourist schengen visa at VFS Italy from Bangalore, India. According to their 'documents required' section, it's mentioned Proof of all internal travel within ...
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When does megabus release new tickets?

I'll be traveling to Chicago in late September. I'd really like to try to nab one of those $1 tickets. I check the megabus website every few days but for the past few weeks there have been no ...
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How does an e-ticket work for a bus leaving Boston?

I bought e-tickets for my trip leaving from Boston. Can I go directly to the bus and show it to the driver or do I have to check in first at the ticket counter?
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Which bus providers in South Korea run from Sokcho to Pohang?

I'm trying to book travel from Sokcho-si to Gyeongju, which Rome2Rio suggests taking as a bus trip from Sokcho Express terminal to Pohang and then changing to a local bus from Pohang to Gyeongju. ...
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Bratislava (airport) to Budapest

I am traveling to Budapest next month via Bratislava airport. We will be arriving at 20:40 in Bratislava, and we want to catch a bus or train to Budapest ASAP. From what I have found the best option ...
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Not able to read bus schedule in France

This pdf file indicates which bus I should take from Vallorbe to Metabief. However, as I am not able to read French, can someone kindly help to read the file and pinpoint me to which bus should I ...
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Bus travel from Salgótarján to Nagymaros on Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, I would like to travel from Salgótarján to Nagymaros using this connection: https://goo.gl/maps/Nhw68hTq28F2 My question is how realistic it is. I expect that some connections ...
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Why won't my bus show up on greyhound's live tracker website?

My fiancé is currently on a bus coming to where I am but every time I go to search for the bus on the tracker, it shows that there are no results. I'm getting the schedule codes directly from his ...
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Public transport Gilimanuk to Denpasar

What are the times during which buses operate from Gilimanuk to Denpasar. Are there overnight buses
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How does the bus fare payment work in Israel?

I try to find prices for intercity buses in Israel, but I always get to weak designed website of a company representative (Egged Transport) with huge tables of stops and “other currency” instead of ...
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Why are bus stops opposite one another on a given road?

It seems very common for bus stops to be opposite, or only offset by a few metres from one another. It also seems unlikely that bus stops being opposite is especially optimal for distance from final ...
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Using oyster card in buses

How are bus rides accounted for when using an Oyster card? London Underground stations have ticket barriers that scan the card on entry and exit, but using a bus the card is only scanned when boarding....
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Get from Lázaro Cárdenas to Puerto Escondido?

Does anybody knows most comfy (=direct) and fastest way between these cities? Rome2Rio shows that AltaMar Autobuses goes that route but on their webpage I don't see Lazaro Cardenas in Origens. Has ...
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How to alert a bus driver to stop without pushing the stop button

In London on red buses, is it ok if you are standing at the front of the bus to say “Can you stop at the next stop please”, instead of pushing yourself through the bus to press the stop button? The ...
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How can I get to Cacao, French Guiana?

I'm going by bus from Saint-Georges to Cayenne, passing through Roura. Is there any kind of public transport or scheduled service from any of those places to Cacao? Rome2Rio and other sites recommend ...
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Bus Times Ratnapura to Kandy (Sri Lanka)

What time do buses run from Ratnapura to Kandy after 10 AM (Please mention the last bus also)?
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Alternatives to get from Belize international airport to Belize City

I know there are taxis to the city by 25 USD but think I could walk the Airport Road to the Northern Hwy (about 3 km) to get a (cheaper) bus to Belice City so I can take the ferry to the islands. Is ...
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Best way to travel from Peru to Ecuador

I was trying to find a way to travel from Peru to Ecuador around the beginning of March 2019. I will be in Lima and trying to get to Ecuador, doesn't matter exactly where so it could be Guayaquil, ...
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Greyhound from NYC to DC

Do Greyhound buses from NYC to DC depart from Port Authority or do they depart from the Greyhound station near the George Washington bridge?
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UK National Express Bus LHR > CBG — often fully booked?

On a Monday afternoon in May 2019, I will take the National Express from LHR T3 to Cambridge. I can make a reservation, or not. Making a reservation guarantees a seat. Making a reservation for two ...
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Bristol BRS airport free drop off/pick up?

I have friends in the Bristol (UK) area and use this airport to travel to them. As I do not drive, most of the time one of them comes to the airport to pick me up after the flight or drop me off on ...
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Boquete to Panamá by bus on 3rd March

I need to get from Boquete to Panama City (in Panama - not Florida!) on Sunday 3rd March 2019. I have found a timetable here however with that weekend being the start of carnival I would like someone ...
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Heathrow terminal 5 to East Croydon via bus with luggage

I'm travelling with my wife to London, and each of us has a 23kg suitcase with wheels and a backpack. I understand that bus routes 490 & X26 will take me from T-5 to East Croydon, but I'm worried ...
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Travelling from Khon Kaen to Lom Sak, is it better to go from bus terminal 1 or bus terminal 3?

I want to travel from Khon Kaen to Lom Sak. Is there a bus both from terminal 1 (I mean the old non-air conditioned bus station) and terminal 3 (I mean the new air-conditioned bus station)? Also ...
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About travelling Canada to USA by Bus

I came in Canada on a tourist visa and want to travel from Vancouver to Seattle by bus because it's very cheap for me. I have a USA B1/B2 visa as well, so where do they do immigration for US while ...
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Non US or Canada citizen travelling to Windsor through Windsor/Detroit tunnel on tunnel bus

I want to travel to Windsor using the Windsor/Detroit tunnel bus. I am a non-US-citizen from Pakistan. I read that I am 'required' to get back on the tunnel bus after customs but what if my customs ...