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Questions tagged [public-transport]

All means of shared transportation available to the general public including buses, trains, airlines, shared taxis, etc. Where relevant select a more specific tag. Perhaps: [atac], [london-underground], [oyster-card], [ratp], [tallinja-cards], [tfl]

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How does the Central London transport system work?

I am wondering how the Central London transport system in London’s works. What ticket do I need to travel in the centre all day? Is there a top-up card I can use?
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Does anyone enforce the 23kg weight limit and 1 baggage per passenger in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong?

I saw in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong: Does anyone enforce this 23kg weight limit and 1 baggage per passenger in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong? E.g., would 2 baggages and/or a ~30kg ...
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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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How can I add value to my Octopus card directly from my debit/credit card in Hong Kong?

How can I add value to my Octopus card directly from my debit/credit card in Hong Kong? The couple of "Add Value Machine" I have seen in the MTR and HKG airport only accepts cash:
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Commuting between La Jolla and UCSD

I guess the most optimal way to commute between La Jolla (to be specific, say from La Jolla Village Lodge) and UCSD is bus 30. According to the MTS website, there are 3-day passes available (that ...
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Why are some specific seats marked as prioritized for people in need?

Inspired by Can I use a priority seat if it is vacant? Many trains, buses and subways have seats that are marked as "priority seats", meaning that the people who are in greater need of a seat, such ...
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Can I use a priority seat if it is vacant?

Since I don't have any priority, I avoid using priority seats* on busses, trains etc. However I see that other people who have no priority are occasionally using those seats. I wonder if there is a ...
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What do the interconnection symbols mean on the MTR (subway) map in Hong Kong? [duplicate]

Looking at this MTR (subway) map in Hong Kong: source I notice they used different interconnection symbols: ... What do they mean?
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Which is better for moving from place to another in New York? [closed]

Iam Travelling for New York to work there and i will stay there , is it better for my low budget to use public transportation , or to buy a car for 1k $ and use it , is buying a car increase the a ...
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Denver's public transportation system [closed]

I have a plan to attend conference at the University of Denver in March. I am also interested in getting around some attractive sites in Denver and nearby cities by using public transport or rental ...
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The fastest connection between Gatwick & Heathrow?

I arrive in Gatwick, south terminal on January 8 at 10:10am and I have exactly 3 hours to my next connection flight to Heathrow Airport terminal 3. Is this connection possible? What is the safest and ...
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Subway train route in Newyork city(Penn Station - Battery Park)

I want to go to battery park, NewYork from Penn station, Newyork. I searched Google map for direction. I have some doubts about that route. What is the meaning of 1,2 (I circle those in red) 2.It ...
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Hudson River ferry on Christmas?

I am curious if the ferry from Port Imperial to Midtown runs on Christmas day. Do the free buses from the terminal to across midtown run as well, in full capacity?
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Travel from Krabi to Koh Yao Yai

Later this month I will be traveling to Koh Yao Yai from Krabi Airport. As online travel information is either dated, fragmented across different websites or both, I was wondering if someone here ...
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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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Is there any pass that covers all public transport in Brussels?

If I'm not wrong, there are multiple service providers that cover different areas in Brussels. Is there any pass that covers all of them? Or do I have to buy a separate one for each different service ...
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Amsterdam Centraal or Sloterdijk station area?

For sightseeing in Amsterdam and traveling to Brussels, should we stay in Amsterdam Centraal area or can we stay at Sloterdijk station area? How difficult and expensive it is to travel back and ...
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Changing at Berlin Zoologischer Garten station

At Berlin Zoologischer Garten railway station, how long does it take to change from long-distance trains to a subway train? My ticket says that I have 7 minutes to change from platform 2 to U9. I'm ...
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What are Hotels on Salt Lake City Trax Light Rail?

Going to SLC in late Feb for snowboarding. Looking at staying in Murray, downtown and South Salt Lake so closer to resorts (Alta, Brighton, etc). How do I find out what hotels are walkable to light ...
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From JFK to Newark. Time & transportation alternatives

I am traveling from Indianapolis to JFK and then I need to go to Newark to catch another plane. I have booked the 2 flights independently. If everything goes according to schedule, I will be at JFK ...
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How do you operate a OV-Chipkaart Automaat?

HTM train stations use a different ATM to local shops and supermarkets which are easier to find. But there are no English instructions on how to use them to charge up your OV-Chipkaard. Only ...
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What is the cheapest way of travelling between New York and Las Vegas by public transportation? [closed]

I am looking for the cheapest way of traveling between New York and Las Vegas by public transport.I want to celebrate Christmas in Las Vegas this year.I can travel in trains, buses or any other ...
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Why do London Underground Bakerloo line trains have a driver's carriage in the middle of the train? [closed]

I need to know! Surely they're not half the length of all other lines because the platforms are full length...
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Can I buy 7-day travel card using credit on Oyster card?

I got an Oyster card from my family which is topped up with 42 pounds. Actually I was thinking of buying a 7-day travel card once I arrive in London. Can I buy or top up 7-day travel card using that ...
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Useful German websites (possible in English) that I can use to plan my trip in Baden-Baden [closed]

I've never been in Germany before and I have a trip soon. I'm going to Baden-Baden. I don't speak German unfortunately (neither a little bit), so this is probably going to be difficult. More ...
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Gare de Lyon to CDG on November 3-4, 2018

I will be arriving at the Paris Gare de Lyon Train station around 9.30 AM tomorrow (Saturday) and want to explore some major attractions in Paris and then will have to catch an international flight at ...
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Rent a car or Uber/Lyft in Hawaii? [closed]

I am going to visit Hawaii (O'ahu) for the first time and am debating between using Uber/Lyft or just renting a car to travel from Honolulu to the beaches on the north side. It seems like the prices ...
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Would people in Seoul be bothered by a big baggage in the subway/bus?

The box in question is a 55cm cube. Do we also need to buy a ticket for it or something?
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Do buses run on May 1st in Bavaria?

I am interested in landing in München (Munich) on 1st of May, and then taking the bus to Ingolstadt. Does the bus operate on 1 May (since I am only interested in Airport-ZOB Ingolstadt)? This is a ...
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I have to attend UCLH coming from Hitchin. Which is quickest, St Pancras to Warren St Stan or Finsbury Park on Northern line? [closed]

I have to attend UCLH and I am travelling from Hitchin to Finsbury Park or st Pancras Stations. my question is which would be the best route, get off at Finsbury Park and get on the Northern line to ...
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Cheapest transport to go to Istanbul from Van(Turkey)

As I checked, flight tickets are not as cheap as flights between other Turk cities (for example, 16$ from Istanbul to Kayseri). So I'd like to know what other options are available. I did a quick ...
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Best way (without own car) from North Charleston to Charleston Downtown

I've to get from the North Charleston area (10 min north from airport CHS) to Downtown Charleston. I see no direct public transportation. What would be a cheap and fast way to do so? (I'd Uber to the ...
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What are the metro prices in Seoul

I am interested in the fares for the metro/bus system in downtown Seoul. I have searched for a website or a proper table but I was not able to find anything. Do I need a travel card? Can someone ...
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When would be the ideal time to take the Coastal Tram (Kusttram) so that you can actually sit down?

I've been at the Belgian coast for some days now and I thought it would be fun to take the tram along the coast. But I noticed that it's always full of passengers. Now I'm wondering, is there a time ...
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Bus ticket transfer in Ingolstadt, Germany?

On Monday I am planning to use two buses (16 and 30) in Ingolstadt, Germany, and I am not going to waste a minute between the transition. I know I can buy a ticket from the bus driver. So, can I use ...
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Availability of public transportation in Germany and Austria on December 31

We are travelling through Europe during December and currently we need to travel from the Munich region to Vienna on the 31st of December. Assuming we can get to Munich, would public transport be ...
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VRS JobTicket: Extension Tickets & +1 Capabilities

The VRS Transit Authority (serving the area including Cologne and Bonn) offers a "Job Ticket" which is a monthly transit pass that is made available to employees working at certain companies. A ...
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Has anyone gotten a refund on an anonymous OV-chipkaart in Netherlands?

The website is confusing. As tourists we will purchase an anonymous OV-chipkaart. If I go to "counter services" in Delft at the end of my trip, can I receive a refund if I don't have a Dutch ...
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Are there other tram bistros like the cancelled U76 in Düsseldorf?

Until 2014, you could have coffee and light breakfast on one of the tram lines in Düsseldorf, Germany. Unfortunately they have discontinued this long tradition since, for the last two years, no new ...
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In what city is this bus (tram?) located?

Curious to know where this picture is taken.
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Visting Yellowstone without a drivers license

I am about to travel to the USA from Denmark for the first time. Aside from the tickets, nothing has been bought yet. I will arrive in Salt Lake City and i plan to visit Yellowstone National Park, ...
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Traveling with dogs in Japan

I am debating taking a job in Japan. I have a ~11kg dog, and want to get a sense of how hard it would be to travel with her. For example, would she be allowed on the Narita Express to Tokyo? Or on ...
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Split ticketing to CDG on Paris's RER

I will be spending a day in Paris with a friend, arriving by train into Gare du Nord in the morning, and flying out in the evening. However, my friend leaves from Charles de Gaulle, and I leave from ...
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Public transport ticket in Paris

I am traveling to Paris for 3 days (Saturday, Sunday, Monday). I will be staying in La Défense. I will be mostly commuting between zones 1 and 3. Does it make sense to buy a Paris Visit (Pass ...
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Closest Metro Station into DC if coming from Eastern Shore/Bay Bridge?

Trying to plan a trip to DC, but am not at all familiar with the metro (other than it is the best trandportation to use in D.C.). I'll be coming from the Eastern Shore (a.k.a. Fish and Farm Land, lol)...
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French Pyrenees: Travel from Montréjeau—Gourdan-Polignan to Bagneres de Luchon

I am looking into transport options between: Montréjeau—Gourdan-Polignan to Bagneres de Luchon on Friday 27 July 2018. So far, I am aware of the bus that leaves at 09h43. This seems to be the only ...
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How much does the train between Hendaye and San Sebastian cost?

Does anybody know the price of the train between Hendaye and San Sebastian as of today? Just the price of a single ticket. Each website appears to give a different price and I find the pdf of the ...
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How to get from Kreuzberg to Schönefeld

Can anyone help with any information on which SBahn or bus to take from the Kreuzberg area of Berlin on the 8th August around 7:00am to Schönefeld airport? Also is it worth buying the 72-hour Berlin ...
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Public transportation in Cangas

Is there any route map of public transportation around Cangas, Pontevedra. Particularly are there any buses going west from the town?