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

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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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Are there any good, cheap bus companies to use for traveling around the western United States?

A few years ago, I used to ride Greyhound for short trips, but I remember them being crammed and sometimes smelly. In the Midwest, I've learned of and used Megabus, which has seats like an airplane, ...
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Return bus ticket from Bangalore to Goa?

Can we get bus tickets for going from Bangalore to Goa and back (tickets for comfortable air-conditioned buses) at the last minute (few minutes before the departure of bus) easily, without any ...
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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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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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Is bus travel in with expired photo ID possible in the US?

Trying to get a friend to Oregon. His ID is expired but does have a photo of him. Is it still possible for him to pick up a bus ticket using this ID?
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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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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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What are the options for travelling from Belfast airport to Sligo?

I'm looking to land at Belfast International Airport at around 2055 and would like to travel to Sligo the same day. What are the best options for getting there? I'm having difficulty finding a ...
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Is it necessary to book bus tickets from Gdansk to Kaliningrad in advance?

Is it necessary to book bus tickets from Gdansk to Kaliningrad in advance, or is it enough to buy tickets at the station just before the departure? If they need to be booked in advance, where would ...
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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 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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Leaving Italy without paying a bus fine

My wife and I got bus fines today in Bologna. We had only recently arrived and had purchased a ticket from where we were staying which was about 6 or 7 km from the city. The hotel receptionist ...
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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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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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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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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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When booking a bus transfer with Wizz Air, how does one retrieve the actual bus ticket?

I've booked an airport transfer from London Victoria to Luton Airport along with my Wizz Air ticket. However I'm now confused about how do I go about getting the actual bus ticket. Is it sufficient ...
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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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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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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 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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How do I use the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao (HKZM) bridge?

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao (HKZM) Bridge is scheduled to opened on July 1st October 23rd, 2018. There will apparently be buses every 5-15 minutes between the three cities, but I'm having trouble ...
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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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Do the bus routes in Paris follow a regular pattern?

I will be in Paris soon and I consider an 'unlimited' day pass for public transport. But I would like to know a bit more about the bus lines. When having a day pass for public transport in a city it ...
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Direct bus from Johannesburg Airport to Mbabane

I'm heading to Mbabane shortly. I'm flying into Johannesburg and someone mentioned that there was a direct bus from Johannesburg Airport to Mbabane. Can anyone confirm this?
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What is the fastest way to get from Mineralnye Vody to Kislovodsk by bus?

There are two intercity bus stations in Mineralnye Vody: Avtovokzal №2 (Bus station №2 - address: Gagarina st. 98) Novyi Avtovokzal (New bus station - address: Sovetskaya st. 97) Buses from ...
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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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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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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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First-Time Greyhound Traveller

I'll be travelling by myself and by Greyhound bus for the first time at the end of August. I'll be going from Toronto, ON to Winona St. University, MN. I'll be coming back after two weeks, and both ...
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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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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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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. ...