Questions tagged [public-transport]

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Ways to get to New Haven from Windsor (preferably with public transportation)? - Connecticut, USA

I'll be in Windsor (staying at the Hilton Garden Inn) over this weekend, and I was looking to spend one of the days exploring New Haven. Is this possible by means of public transportation? I don't ...
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Tourist - Getting from Tokyo to Hakuba at night (10-11PM)

I'm arriving in Tokyo, Japan on the 23rd of March at 6pm, at the Narita Airport. My problem is that I didn't plan for the time it takes to get from Tokyo to Hakuba, and after looking at options I ...
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Bus 42 in Paris

I reserved in Grand Hotel Leveque and I want to take the bus 42 to have a tour in Paris. from which station should I start if I want to see all the city as much as possible and how can I reach this ...
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Train schedule from Montreal to Toronto [closed]

I have to take the train from Montreal to Toronto one way. Just want to make sure it's in the schedule.
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Exactly where can you go with a single-trip ticket in Berlin?

Inspired by this question about UK inter-city rail. In Berlin, a single-trip ticket is valid for: "a single journey towards your destination", changing trains/buses "as many times as required", for ...
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UK 26-30 Railcard online purchase form broken

the online form to buy a new 26-30 railcard in the UK seems to have a bug that bars me from buying it online (phone queues are impossible to get through, also can't be bought in a ticket office). I ...
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Getting to Kotor from Podgorica Airport

A traveller from Vienna wants to meet up with her friends in Kotor, Montenegro. Because there were no good flights to the nearby Tivat Airport, she instead booked a flight to Podgorica Airport, ...
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Easiest way to travel regularly from Essex to Cornwall

I'm looking for the quickest/cheapest way to travel from Braintree, Essex to Mullion, Cornwall every 3 weeks or so. My girlfriend has a new job and will be staying down there so I will be visiting ...
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Are there any advantages of buying Ventra ticket/card over using a contactless credit card (in Chicago)?

As far as I understand, one can use contactless credit cards for riding buses and subway in Chicago, and the fares are the same. Are there any advantages of buying Ventra ticket/card over using a ...
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Transfer from Intercity train to Warsaw Chopin

I'll be travelling on the train (PKP Intercity) from Bydgoszcz to Warsaw Central to catch a mid-afternoon flight from Warsaw Chopin airport (LOT Airlines to Heathrow). Is a two-hour window between the ...
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Transportation from Tiberias to Ben Gurion airport

How do I get from Tiberias to Ben Gurion Airport? My flight is Saturday @5AM. Any suggestions?
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Is it possible to get back from VELTINS-Arena to Duisburg by public transportation on a weekday night?

So I am spending a couple of nights in Duisburg in beginning of February and are now considering my options. There is a football game between Schalke 04 and Hertha Berlin that interests me on the 4th ...
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Best transportation option for living 4 months in Vienna?

Starting from March I will be living in Vienna for 4 months. During this period, I have to go to work (15 min via U2) and come back every day during the week. Also, some weekends I would like to ...
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Stockholm 24 hour travel on SL app on phone - access card?

Two of us will only need 24 hours of public transport in Stockholm in June. We have the SL App on one of our mobiles, with which we planned to buy two x 24hour passes when needed. Do we also need ...
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Where can I get Heathrow Airport passenger check-in times data and/or lounge entry data?

I want to find out the average time between Passenger Airport check-in and their corresponding Lounge entry, to get an idea of the time spent between these two events.
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Why is the subway in Seoul so cheap?

The price for a trip on the Seoul subway starts at about $1. Compared to, for example, the London underground, which starts at about $2.00 (at the time of writing this question) or even Berlin S-Bahn ...
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When are the direct Eurostar trains from Amsterdam to London planned to start?

Looking up train time on Bahn.de and on the Eurostar website I get a different set of train times for the same day. The difference is that Bahn.de gives 'non-stop' Amsterdam to London times where ...
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Going to Cabrillo National Monument by bus

Google Maps show that one can go by bus 84 to Cabrillo National Monument past the fee station. How does one pay the entrance fee? Does the bus stop at the fee station and then proceed further?
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Traveling to Paris during the French strikes

I was planning to go to Paris from Frankfurt from January 14 to January 16 but after I heard all the news about France/Paris strikes I am a little scared. My plan is to take train (already booked and ...
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Do you need a ticket to ride with Västtågen between Gamlestaden and Gothenburg Central Station?

Taking the Västtåg between the central station and Gamlestaden would be very practical for me. Do you have to get a ticket for that?
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Do La Paz' cable cars have any UV protection on their windows, and if so, what's the protection?

Do La Paz' cable cars have any UV protection on their windows, and if so, what's the protection? Answering some comments: @GiacomoCatenazzi: Travel can be easily over 30 minutes, and well over one ...
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Where can one see which portions of the Buenos Aires underground (aka subte) is above the ground?

Where can one see which portions of the Buenos Aires underground (aka subte) is above the ground ?
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Do travel agents have to advise and check the visa status including transit visa before selling a ticket?

We have bought tickets via a travel agent. The flight was from US to country X via Canada. Upon check-in, 24 hours before the flight, I have learned that I have to have a transit visa if I am having a ...
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Is it more economical to get a network railcard or under 25 railcard?

I want to get a railcard, but I am unsure whether to get a network railcard (which covers the South East England and London regions) or to get a 16-25 railcard. My confusion stems from the fact that ...
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Is there a multiple day pass for Sapporo Metro?

In Sapporo the Metro ticket machines only sell 1 Day Passes on Weekends where you can travel anywhere on the metro for free for one day. But if let's say you stay in Sapporo for a couple of days, is ...
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Why there isn't public transport on Christmas Day in the UK

There are no trains, no underground, no trams, almost or no buses at all on 25th of December in the UK. The 10 million London goes to a halt. We live in Manchester, a single bus service from approx. ...
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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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Public transportation cost and schedule in Maldives

I have read that public transportation schedule can be found at this site: https://www.mtcc.com.mv/ but do not see any actual schedule there. Also I can see some schedule here https://www....
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NYC Grand Central to Times Square 2/3: take 7 or S to minimize walking?

I will arrive at Grand Central Terminal (via Metro North) and need to get to Times Square to catch a 2/3 train uptown. I see from the map that one can either take a 7 train or an S shuttle, but as I ...
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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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What are the public transport options to the Hungaroring?

We'll be attending the Formula 1 race in Aug, 2020 at the Hungaroring. We'll be staying somewhere in Budapest (exact location yet to be determined, but likely near some of the touristy places). What ...
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Hire car vs public transport in Israel for 1 week visit

I am planning a trip to Israel for the first days in January. Arrive in Tel Aviv and spend 1-2 days there. Visit Jerusalem for 2-3 days and possibly a few days in the north as well. At the moment, I ...
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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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Where can I find a map of songthaew lines in Yangon?

There exist some detailed maps for buses in Yangon (example (mirror)). Where can I find similar maps for songthaews in Yangon? I saw many songthaews in Yangon (video example taken near Danyingon ...
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What is “Premium Regional” fare for MTS Compass Card?

From this page (also this page): Adult 1-Day Pass $6 /$12 Premium Regional What does "Premium Regional" stand for, and how is the premium regional fare different from the standard fare?
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Loading a 1-day pass to a compass card online

Is there a way to load a 1-day pass to an existing compass card online? When I put in my compass card number here, I get the following: There is no option "Adult 1-Day Pass". So is it only possible ...
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Taking a non-foldable bike from Paddington station in London, UK

I need to take my non-foldable bike from Paddington station in London to the tube station Woodside Park. I understand you can't take a non-foldable bike on the tube 07:30 - 09:30 or 16:00 - 19:00, ...
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Booking for intra-EU trains

if I want to book a train, let's say, from Amsterdam to Brussels or from Brussels to Cologne, can I buy a ticket without need to show my EU card and hence without being registered in a system? And if ...
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How to understand quality of Google Maps transport info in advance?

Traveling around Europe I grew to rely more and more on Google Maps (GMaps) public transport data. That is if I am in a new city and need to get from A to B, GMaps is normally very effective in ...
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how to get a picture for a Navigo Découverte

I purchased a Navigo Découverte for 5 EUR (for the card) and 22.80 EUR for a week's worth of travel on Z1-5. Apparently, tho, this card requires a photo for it to be legally usable but none-the-less ...
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Getting from Kuching to Semenggoh

Many guidebooks (including Lonely Planet Borneo Aug 2019 edition) and websites still claim that you can take Bus No. 6 (4 ringgit) from Kuching to Semenggoh. However, my hostel staff tell me that ...
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Can I travel from Brussels to Ghent using the JUMP card?

I'm planning to stay in Brussels and visit Ghent as well. On the public transport plan (https://www.belgiantrain.be/en/tickets-and-railcards/jump-ticket), there is an ICE to Ghent included. Does this ...
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Where can I find up-to-date, online information regarding which facilities are closed in the MTR stations in Hong Kong?

I was late to some meeting as all the "Add Value Machine" machines for Octopus were under repair at the MTR station where I was hoping to charge it. Where can I find up-to-date, online information ...
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Cost of RER/Metro monthly pass in Paris

I’m going to be living in the 18th arrondissement for three months. What is the cost of an RER & Metro pass monthly? I used to live in Saint Germain En Laye years ago and the pass cost about $90. ...
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What happens if my MTR ride goes over my Octopus balance + 35 HKD when I try using my Octopus card while exiting the MTR station?

https://www.octopus.com.hk/en/document/user_guide.pdf (mirror) states: If the value on your Octopus is positive (HK$0.10 or above) but insufficient to cover the full amount of the transaction, you ...
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Is there any weekly pass for the Airport Express in Hong Kong?

I have to do 1 or 2 daily roundtrips between the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Hong Kong Kowloon/Central station for one week. Using the normal fare, it is quite expensive: ~110 HKD (~=14 ...
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Is there any Add Value Machine for Octopus at HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge) Hong Kong Port?

I am planning to go from Hong Kong to Macau via bus. I'll first go to HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge) Hong Kong Port by bus, where I'll pass the immigration and buy a shuttle bus ticket to Macau ...
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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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