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Questions tagged [buses]

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

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Travel from Tatranska Lomnica to Krakow city centre

We are going from Tatranska Lomnica to Krakow. Preferably with train, but we're open for suggestions. We hope to avoid going through Poprad, as this would be a detour. We would like to do as much as ...
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Bus schedules in Israel

I'm looking for paper or pdf schedules of isreali bus routes (that i can use with out internet coverage) i found for the golan routes http://www.golanbus.co.il/Files/art_files/lozhdash72017.pdf but im ...
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From where exactly does the airport bus near Schottentor U2 in Vienna leave?

My app and this site insists there is an airport bus going from Schottentor/Liechtensteinstrasse to the airport. I have been at Schottentor many times. I am unable to find either bus or ...
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From Abu Dhabi airport to center of Dubai via public transport [closed]

What is considerably the best option (if any) to travel from Abu Dhabi International Airport to center of Dubai, if public transport is the only option (so: no taxi and no rent-a-car option)? I know ...
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What happens if you don't check-in your Flixbus ticket before boarding?

I am currently in a Flixbus bus, but before boarding on the bus I didn't check-in my ticket. The bus arrived a bit late, so everyone was boarding freely without showing the ticket to the driver (...
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Are backpacks allowed on Eurolines buses?

Backpacks are typically less elegant to store in a luggage compartment because of their irregular shape and loose straps. The Eurolines luggage policy reads: Unless indicated otherwise in the ...
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Skip first leg of Greyhound journey

When travelling a (US) Greyhound service including a transfer, is it possible to skip the first leg of the journey? For flight tickets we know that this is generally not allowed. But does Greyhound ...
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How to get to ALSA Bus Station Valencia from Valencia Airport?

How do I get to ALSA Bus Station Valencia from Valencia Airport? Can I take the last metro from the Airport? And how do I buy tickets for it? I'm coming at 23:30 and need to be at ALSA Bus Station ...
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How to interpret bus timetables of Bergamo, Italy?

I'm using this: https://www.atb.bergamo.it/en/google-transit And I'm completely lost. I just discovered that buses have their "subnumbers" so line 6 has 6A, 6B, 6C and 6 - Stezzano, ok that's fine, ...
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Intercity Buses in Israel

Is there a Map of intercity bus routes and schedules? i'd like to do some touring in the galil by public transport
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How to read Donan bus schedule (Hokkaido)

Here is a schedule. I need to take Donan bus from Station Toyako to Lake View Nonokaze Hotel at Toyako Onsen in the afternoon. Next morning, I need take back to Toyako Station. I can't understand the ...
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How to find bus schedules from Jasper, Alberta

We will be visiting Jasper National Park but haven't yet decided where to go afterwards. Besides renting a car or taking a train, we are considering taking a bus, and want to know what options we ...
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Book bus in Laos

Do anyone have experience booking public bus tickets in Laos to travel among tourist destinations like Muang Xay, Luang Namtha, Phonsavan...I'd prefer some bus lines having more foreign travellers. ...
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Choosing seat in DB IC bus

I want to travel from Berlin to Kopenhagen with the DB IC bus. It gives me an option of choosing my seat. However, I have difficulty with it. My requirement: I want a window seat. With large leg ...
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Public Transportation Pass for 3 days in Zurich (2 zones)

I will spend 3 days in Zurich and I plan to use public transportation. In order to avoid buying a single ticket every time I prefer to buy a 3 days pass (or a single day pass) to facilitate my trip. ...
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Darmstadt RMV Monthly Ticket

Is the monthly ticket valid for any number of trips to and from the destination? Is there a specific schedule (time of the day) for availing it? I shall go from Messel to Darmstadt and back, using RMV ...
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Travel to La Rinconada from Puno or Juliaca

Does anybody know some solid information on how to get to La Rinconada from either Puno or Juliaca? I've basically read that you can get buses from the bus terminals from either city but how about ...
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Waiting area near 7th avenue, 27th street, New York

I am arriving at 7th avenue, 27th street, New York by a Megabus around 5.30 AM in the morning. Is there a place nearby where I can wait for my friend for 3 hours ? Again I have a flight to catch at 2 ...
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Is there a way to identify bus lines serving a particular city?

When I am aware of another company, I have always found it less expensive than Greyhound. But with a zillion companies running buses, it's not practical to search one by one to see if they serve the ...
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Are there cross-border buses between Cyprus and North Cyprus?

I'm curious whether there are any buses that cross the Cypriot-North Cypriot border. In particular (but not only) from Ercan airport
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Can we use a Baden-Württemberg ticket from different places?

My fried lives in Stuttgart, and I live in a small village called Isny im Allgäu. We are planning to travel to Konstanz together. The problem is that there is no train in my village, so I need to take ...
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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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Is busticket4.me reliable?

I want to buy a bus ticket (from Belgrade to Podgorica) online at https://busticket4.me/. However, I wonder if this site is reliable (maybe it's just a scam, maybe they will take my money and will not ...
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How can I book Greyhound online with a European address?

I'd like to book a Greyhound bus ride from Chicago to New York. I don't live in the United States, so I don't have a US address. The American format asks for address, zip code and telephone number ...
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Can I reserve a bus pass from Shinjuku to the Fuji Shibazakura Festival?

Per this site as best I can tell there are 2 buses that go from Shinjuku to the Fuji Shibazakura festival. One leaves at 7:35 and one leaves at 8:45 (please confirm if my interpretation is correct). I ...
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What is the cheapest(less than 40 Euros) way to travel from Paris CDG to Brussels Midi? [duplicate]

I will be landing in Paris CDG on April 7th 19:50 and would like to go to Brussels Midi(Hotel is booked) the same night. TGV and Thalys are too expensive(around 80 euros). Considering I will collect ...
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Do you get off the bus at the Röszke border when exiting Hungary for Serbia?

When entering Croatia from Serbia at Batrovci, you get off the bus at the Croatian side for passport control, while when exiting Croatia, an offcer boards the bus and collects documents. When ...
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Where in Tbilisi can I get very early morning public transport towards Azerbaijan?

I will be arriving in Tbilisi on Tuesday 4 april at 04:30, and need to get to Baku from there as quickly as possible by bus. My questions is, what bus station should I go to for transport at around ...
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How can I get from Panama City to Rivas, in Nicaragua?

We are trying to get from Panama City to Rivas (Nicaragua) next week. The flights are too expensive and we don't mind travelling non-stop by bus. What options do we have? Thanks
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Where to wait in Atlanta in the night?

My Mother is joining me for some time on the Appalachian Trail, and we will meet in Hot Springs, NC. She will arrive at ATL Atlanta on April 5th around 3:00 p.m. We thought the best way to get to Hot ...
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Cheap pass for a week in Tokyo and Nagoya?

I am visiting Nagoya. My flight lands in Tokyo. I will stay in Japan for seven days (6th May to 13th May). What is the cheapest rail and bus pass for 7 days so that i can cover Nagoya and Tokyo ...
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How to get from Malaga to Sierra Nevada via Motril?

I try to find out how to get from Malaga to Trevelez or Lanjaron via Motril, not via Granada. I know there is a bus, since I have toke it 4 years ago but I cannot find any in the internet. I checked ...
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Cuba intercity bus tickets - book in advance vs on spot [duplicate]

Should I book Viazul bus tickets on Viazul.com in advance? There are not so many departure times - can tickets be sold out if I will come to a bus station and will try to buy a ticket few hours ...
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Phone dying when using mobile myTix NJ Transit app - what can be done to protect?

NJ Transit has an option of buying a monthly bus pass with a mobile app myTix. How can a traveler protect themselves from a situation where they paid for myTix pass purchase but their cell phone died ...
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Are National Express buses to Luton airport frequently delayed on Saturday afternoons?

Me and a friend are going to Luton airport by National Express coach on Saturday 15 April. The bus I have in mind leaves Finchley Road station at 16:35, arriving at Luton airport at 17:40. Is this ...
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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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Where can I find maps of buses / bus routes in Muscat?

Having visited Muscat at the beginning of February 2017 and not currently driving, I attempted to travel around the Muscat area by its bus network - Mwasalat. (FYI, visiting Muscat without a car is ...
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Long-distance bus tickets with overnight stops

When trying to book a long-distance bus trip in the USA, I was surprised to see that everyone seems to just automatically assume that everyone is willing to spend 40 consecutive (or almost consecutive)...
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Keflavik International Airport to Selfoss

I will arrive in Keflavik International Airport Iceland and I have to meet with my friend traveler at Selfoss. I am looking for bus timetables but I can't find info. Does anyone has info about this?
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Which companies allow advance, online booking of a bus ticket for travel from Istanbul to Sofia?

I will travel from Istanbul to Sofia in February. Since the direct train route is no longer operational I'm looking to take a bus. Which companies allow purchase of a ticket online in advance?
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Can I use only buses in Paris instead of the Métro?

I have 4-5 hours between my flight from Amsterdam (Orly airport) and train back to Amsterdam (a one-day trip to Paris). My point is to see the city. I have panic attacks on subways so I avoid them. ...
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Are seatbelts unnecessary or unhelpful for safety for passengers in a bus?

Simple question - why are passengers in a bus allowed to not wear a seatbelt? In Slovenia, I have never heard of anyone receiving a fine for not wearing a seatbelt in a bus. Seatbelts are mandatory in ...
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Bus from Van/Turkey to Tabriz/Iran

Question Looking for information on the bus from Van to Tabriz. According to Seat61, the Trans-Asia Express from Turkey to Iran has been cancelled and need to take a bus from Van/Turkey to Tabriz/...
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Are there any buses from Liege or Vise to Maastricht?

I am traveling to Maastricht and I will be using Brussels airport. The only issue is that I am arriving around 22h30 to Liege and the last train to Maastricht leaves around 22h40. It's very likely ...
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Is it possible to catch a bus or train from Vietnam to places in Cambodia that are famous?

Looking to travel in Cambodia, but flights to nearby cities like Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam are about 70% cheaper right now. The only problem is that these are in Vietnam. Is it possible to catch a bus ...
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Can one wave down the inter-town minibuses in Thailand?

I need to get to Chonbury. At the moment I am in Bang Na. I have checked and a major road (Sukhumvit Road) to get to Chonbury is next door. Minibuses go from three locations Victory Monument, Central ...
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Where does the La Thuile to Aosta bus depart from and arrive?

I have a PDF shared by Hatef (many thanks!) that lists a morning bus from La Thuile to Aosta. But the actual bus stop locations (boarding and arrival) are not indicated. Does anyone know these ...
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Best seats in a bus if travelling with kids [closed]

Which are the best seats in a bus if travelling with kids (aged 1 and 3)? We will be travelling in Europe, partly between France and Belgium, partly Belgium to Amsterdam.
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Are there any rules of thumb for the most comfortable seats on a long distance bus?

I traveled recently by bus and I was wondering about comfort. In a plane there are a couple of rules of thumb when it comes to picking a place that provides a bit of extra comfort. (E.g.: sitting in ...
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Why are Damri bus stations elevated?

In Indonesia, certainly on Lombok and I think I also saw it on Bali, there is the Damri bus company. What appeared to me as rather odd, was that their bus stations had an elevated platform (around one ...