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

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Advice for Stockholm metro and buses for a large family

I'm researching the best way to get around Stockholm with my family. We are: 2 seniors 2 adults 5 kids ages 9 and under. We arrived at the central train station last night and took the metro to get ...
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How to track buses in China?

Is there any app allowing to track buses and other types of public transportation (at least large cities of) mainland China, which has an English interface? I assume even if one gets Google Maps to ...
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Commuting options from Madrid city center to Leganes campus

I am going to Universidad Carlos III de Madrid next semester for an exchange term from Canada. I will be studying at the Leganes campus for 4 months, and I am trying to determine whether I should find ...
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What's the best way to travel from Sao Paulo to Tiradentes?

What's the best (in my context: cheapest, by using public transport) way to travel from Sao Paulo to Tiradentes (Minas Gerais, Brazil)? Tiradentes is a historical place, quite a small one, but it has ...
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How exactly can I buy a local bus ticket (TransMilenio) in Bogotá, Colombia

I am planning to spend several days in Bogotá, and want to use the public transport within the city (not across the country). Note that his question is not about if this is a good idea or not, or ...
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Krakow MDA Bus stop - tickets to Busko Zdroj [closed]

I must take a bus of the MAT- BUS Company from Krakow to Busko Zdroj on Nov 25, around 4 pm o'clock. I don't know were the bus is located (on first floor, but if possible some more info, like ...
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How to book Indian buses and trains in advance without an Indian phone number?

Is it possible these days to book Indian buses and trains in advance without an Indian phone number? When I look online, all sites and apps require an Indian phone number, which as a non-Indian, I do ...
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Is it possible to travel from Brazil to Peru or Colombia, by bus, without entering Bolivia?

I want to arrive in Peru or Colombia from Brazil, by bus. I am wondering if there is an easy & safe way to arrive by bus in Peru, without entering Bolivia? If not, is it possible to go to ...
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Can I transit Bolivia, by bus, if I don't have visa?

I can not enter Bolivia without a visa. I have a Romanian Passport (European Union) and I am wondering if I can travel directly from Brazil to Peru (a direct bus leaving from Sao Paulo to Lima), ...
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Christmas Market, Baden Baden, Germany

I'm flying to Baden Baden soon and I hope I'll manage to go to the Christmas Market, I've never been there. I'm trying to find an hotel by the market so when I wake up I can hang around. According to ...
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How can I know ahead of time whether I have to swipe my Octopus card when exiting a bus in Hong Kong?

When taking the MTR in Hong Kong, one has to swipe one's Octopus card on the way in and out. How can I know ahead of time whether I have to swipe my Octopus card when exiting a bus in Hong Kong?
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Is traveling by bus during the Halloween night a good idea?

I do not celebrate Halloween and I do not like the feasts associated with it. I will be traveling in Uruguay next week. From my experience, the South American people like parties and so on, and it is ...
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Public transportation to Qishan and Meinong from Kaohsiung

For a day trip to Qishan (for the sake of specificity, to Qishan Old Street) and Meinong (Meinong Night Market, again for specificity) from Kaohsiung (e.g. from Central Park), in which order should I ...
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How to get to Sultanahmet from Istanbul New Airport?

Can someone give me instructions on how to get to Sultanahmet from the new airport. I found out about the bus route IST-20 but I couldn't find if it really exists or how much is it and should we buy ...
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How to get off a London bus when sitting on the top deck?

On UK red London buses, it says that standing or on the top deck or stairs while the bus is moving is prohibited due to physics and is actually illegal. I have noticed myself that the top deck can ...
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Can I take the 105 bus into Heathrow Central Bus Station?

I'm staying at the Premier Inn on Bath Road the night before my flight out of Heathrow T3. I don't really want to have to fork over £5 per person for the Hotel Hopper bus since I have a travelcard ...
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Can I take a scheduled bus on an ice road?

In northern Russia (and to a much lesser degree elsewhere), many communities are only reachable by river. In summer there are scheduled boat services on those rivers (see Overview (map) of Russian ...
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What is the quickest way to get from Naples to Ljubljana?

I'm trying to book a holiday where we need to travel from Naples, Italy to Ljubljana, Slovenia on July 6th 2020. I've looked at flying from Naples to Trieste, then getting a bus to Ljubljana, but I'm ...
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Transiting through Switzerland by coach with lots of cash

Within a couple of weeks I will be going to Belgium from Italy with Flixbus, and in the travel I may transit Switzerland, which is part of the Schengen Area but not part of the EU, which means that ...
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Is there any bus that works all day-long between Tirana International Airport and Skanderbeg Square?

I have a flight from Istanbul to Tirana at 3 Dec, 21:40 and my return flight is at 6 Dec, 02:35 local times. My airbnb home is so close to Skanderbeg Square and I'm looking for a public transportation ...
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Refused family ticket due to not being a “family”

When visiting St. Petersburg, we bought tickets for a hop on and hop off bus. It was me, my mum and my auntie visiting. It was the official City Sightseeing company. There was a family ticket, ...
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Bus tickets in Krakow

I'll stay in Krakow for a few days next month and my hotel is a bit far from my work place. I plan to use the buses but it looks uncertain to me, from what I have found that some bus stops are ...
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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. ...