Questions tagged [buses]

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

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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 ...
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How late can one go from Rio to Ilha Grande?

Is it possible to reach Ilha Grande leaving from Rio after 2 PM? I know I can make it the next day in the morning but my flight is scheduled to land at 1 PM and I would prefer to reach Ilha Grande on ...
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Where is this mural?

I have been across Canada with the Greyhound bus a couple years ago. I remember taking this picture in the Prairies (Alberta or Saskatchewan) but I don't know in which town. In which town is this ...
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Using buses to travel from La Thuile to Aosta in place of defunct rail service

Would skiing travelers be able to return from La Thuile to Pré Saint Didier and board a bus to continue down the valley to Aosta directly? Where is the bus terminal in Pré Saint Didier? Or, does SAVDA'...
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Can I buy coach tickets to central London at Luton airport?

I suspect the answer is yes, but I'm looking for confirmation and a quick Google search didn't turn up anything definitive. I'm flying into London Luton tomorrow morning and want to take a coach to ...
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What companies offer through bus tickets from Mexico City to Los Angeles?

I've been searcing for ways to get from Mexico City to Los Angeles by bus, and so far the only thing I've found is Greyhound, which, combined with partner companies, takes you to LA with changes in ...
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How to make sure that you get off at the correct bus stop in Thailand?

I find it extremely difficult to get off at the correct bus stop in Thailand, mainly for the reasons as: The bus stop usually doesn't have a recognizable sign on which stop it is. Thai characters and ...
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Public transportation to Sir El Danniyeh

Is there any public transportation from Beirut or Tripoli to Sir El Danniyeh? And if yes, how can a Westerner with no knowledge of Lebanese find the (presumably) bus?
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When are there buses from Skopje to Pristina on 5-6 January?

I'm going from Skopje to Pristina by bus, and have to arrive in Pristina on 6 January no later than 04:50 to catch a connecting bus to Sweden. I now want to know what bus I should take from Skopje. ...
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What are the bus options from Sofia to Ruse (Bulgaria)?

I'm looking for a website that shows all available coaches and their schedules from Sofia to Ruse and of course in the end I want to book the ticket. I was able to find only etapgroup.com which offers ...
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What are the options of getting from Dresden (Germany) to Český Krumlov (Czech Republic)?

My husband and I are going to travel from Dresden to Český Krumlov the last week of December. We searched for train and bus but the train option seems to be unavailable between the two cities (https://...
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El Chalten / El Calafate to Bariloche - options in 2016/17

What are the feasible options of going from El Chalten or El Calafate to Bariloche? I know airplane would be fastest and there is a direct connection. I'd like to avoid it, if possible, though, for ...
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Is the late bus service from Val-d'Isère to Tignes running?

Piste maps for Tignes and Val-d'Isère included a timetable of buses from Val-d'Isère to Tignes for skiers who have missed the last ski lift back between the resorts: If you succeed in missing the last ...
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How to find out gate number for bus at Port Authority Bus Terminal?

I'm traveling on Greyhound from New York City to Mount Laurel, NJ. This is my first time, so I'm a bit nervous. On my ticket, it says that to check the gate number at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, ...
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Public transport or bus routes in Bali (Indonesia) beaches

we are 2 Indian girls going to Bali (Indonesia) for 10 days. We would like to ask is there any good bus network from Denpasar to nearby beaches.We are unable to find good connections, If no bus ...
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Is it possible to avoid processing fees on Burlington Trailways and Greyhound by booking at the counter?

Plan to travel by bus from Chicago to Cedar Rapids. When I try to book online, both Burlington Trailways and Greyhound, want to charge processing fees. If I book at the counter, are there any ...
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Detroit airport to/from Auburn Hills public transportation? [closed]

I am a student traveling from Houghton to Detroit by flight for an interview. I do not have a driving license, so public transport is my only option. I am staying in Auburn Hills and need to know what ...
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Is Luong Yen bus station still operational?

I am trying to take a bus from Luong Yen bus station in Hanoi (to Cat Ba island), and some Vietnamese news web sites mention that the bus station is no longer operational. However, a travel agent ...
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Heathrow to Gatwick and traffic jam

I will land on Heathrow airport on a Sunday morning (October 23rd, 8:30 am) and take the national express bus directly to Gatwick (bus leaves at 10:05 am). I will have five hours between landing and ...
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Train and bus costs in Switzerland

My husband and I recently moved to Geneva. We both will be working and sometime travelling within Switzerland for sightseeing on weekends. We will be mostly visiting different parts but for only two ...
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Ways to go to Syracuse from Princeton

I usually take the train (1 transfer) to NY Penn Station and then a Greyhound bus heading to Syracuse. This has been the cheapest option for me, however it takes too long. Without the bus, there is ...
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Can you buy bus tickets on the spot in Split and Plitvice, Croatia?

I'm trying to get from Split to Plitvice after landing at 10 am, then from Plitvice to Zagreb the following evening, and it's been really frustrating. I haven't even been able to figure out who runs ...
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Are there any Postbuses left in the UK?

For a number of years, Royal Mail operated Postbus services, in rural areas of the UK. These delivered the mail, as well as carrying passengers. In many places were the only sort of public transport, ...
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Bus route scheme of Dubrovnik

I am trying to determine how to get around Dubrovnik by public transport. Specifically, I am interested in a bus route that goes from the Hotel Ivka to the Old City centre. From what I gathered from ...
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Can I buy two tickets for one person with Megabus London to Liverpool to occupy two seats for added comfort?

I have to go from London to Liverpool, six hours journey, and I'm thinking of buying 2 tickets for me and 2 tickets for my girlfriend. The seats of the bus don't recline, so my idea is to buy 2 ...
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Taking the M60 from LGA Terminal B midday

The M60 bus picks up at New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Terminal D, then C, then B. I know in the evenings it's incredibly crowded. How is it midday?
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How to get from Moustieres-Sainte-Marie, France to Juan-Les-Pins, France by public transport? [closed]

I am a pensioner and need to get from Moustieres-Sainte-Marie to Juan-Les-Pins. I am thinking: bus 27 from Moustieres to Castellane, bus 31 from Castellane to Grasse then train from Grasse to Juan-...
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What counts as a tributary valley in Davos?

Im looking to travel to Davos in February and will likely be making considerable use of the local public transport network. This page with information about lift passes (which I will have) says "...
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What is the fastest bus route from Lugano to Menaggio?

I'm looking to travel from Lugano, Switzerland to Menaggio, Italy in mid-October this year. I understand the C12 bus is the most direct public transport option, after leaving central Lugano on the #...
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How can I fit Keshava temple and Mysore in a day trip from Bangalore? (with public transport)

To get to Keshava temple from Bangalore I need to follow the Bangalore-Mandya, Mandya-Bannur, Bannur-Somnathpur route. Then I'm wondering since it's more of the same direction to Mysore, can I also go ...
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Does the GoIbibo API work for flights and bus bookings in India? [closed]

I have been trying to use GoIbibo API for flights and bus bookings in India, but it seems to be broken or maybe they have stopped supporting it. Does anybody know?
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Greyhound: When will advance fare increase?

I want to buy a Greyhound ticket for early November (and return ticket for near the end of the month). I know what the price is if I buy the tickets now, but I may need to wait. I know if I wait too ...
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What transportation options exist from Kodanad to Munnar?

In India, how do I get from Kodanad to Munnar? Is there any bus service directly from Kodanad? I tried looking up on the web however I did not find any information. Any help would be greatly ...
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Traveling from El Paso, TX, to Tulsa, OK? No ID, but traveling companion has one

I need to get to Tulsa, OK, from El Paso, TX. I don't have an ID, but my boyfriend, who will be traveling with me and whose aunt will be paying for the trip, has a current ID. What are my options? I ...
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Can I take my bike on rail replacement buses in France?

I want to travel to roscoff by train. However, the section from morlaix to roscoff is using a bus. In the UK you can't take your bike on these buses, or any bus. Is this also true in France?
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Are there overnight bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong?

I would like to cross the border between Thailand and Laos at Chiang Khong - Huay Xai, and I saw there are buses - direct or not - between Chiang Mai and Chiang Khong. To save some time, I'd like to ...
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What's a reasonable booking fee percentage in a Thailand travel agency?

I want to book a bus through a travel agency in Bangkok, Thailand and the agent quoted me a 20% booking fee. For booking through a travel agency for bus, train or other tickets, what's a reasonable ...
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How to get a receipt when scanning my card on Tel Aviv buses?

Some buses in the Tel Aviv area (and possibly the Jerusalem area and other places) let you just scan your Rav Kav (smart bus card) when entering from any door, with no driver interaction. These ...
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How are the National Express coaches from London to Cardiff? [closed]

Planning a trip from London to Cardiff using National Express coaches. Compared to rail they are very cheap, but I'm wondering about the comfort. In the past I experienced issues with where to to ...
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Cheap way to travel last minute across France by public transport?

The starting point and end point are not very important, but it will probably be Lille (~Belgium border) and end point around Hendaye (~Spanish border) I am planning to spend ~3 days crossing. Time ...
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Bregenz to Vaduz - train/bus

I would like to travel from Bregenz to Vaduz. The Austrian railway web-site only gives me rates upto Feldkirch Bahnhof. And it says I need to take a bus from there. Does anybody know which bus goes ...
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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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Travel from New York Port authority to Brookhaven National lab via bus( or any cheap method)?

I have a chance to visit Brookhaven National lab for the remaining summer, but I am not very good with traveling. How would I get a bus to Brookhaven National lab from the New York Port Authority (8th ...
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How to go from Maine to Canada by bus without going though Boston? [duplicate]

Any ideas on how to go from Maine to Canada by bus without going south through Boston?
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Bus service between small towns in Spain

I'm planning to rent a car for a road trip in Spain for this coming August, but I could also consider just going from town to town using bus, if available. Is it possible to get from any city to any ...

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