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How to plan for shortest travel time?

For my work I have to visit remote villages abroad. Sometimes, the closest international airport is more than a 100 km away. Also I do not like driving. As an example: I need to travel to Agordo, ...
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Heathrow T5 to King's cross via Paddington vs. Piccadilly [duplicate]

I know that this has been asked before, but the answers are quite old. Next Tuesday I arrive at Heathrow airport terminal 5 around 12:30 noon. I have purchased a "peak off return" ticket to ...
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Meaning of "Bus Privato" on bus timetables for Trentino Trasporti

I'm planning a trip to Trento and planning on making several trips there by bus - I've found some timetables on their website (example: https://www.trentinotrasporti.it/pdforari/extraurbani/linee/...
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Build the ecologically most sustainable travel route in Europe oneself

I'd like to find the ecologically most sustainable travel route with classic public transport (bus, train, ship, plane) within Europe by myself without a travel agency. Is there a webpage to build a ...
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Fare calculator for travel in greater Lisbon?

TL;DR: Is there an easy way to get detailed fare calculations for the Lisbon area? On my last day in Lisbon I'm looking to visit Sintra. I gather day passes aren't going to cut it, so I need to ...
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Coverage of San Diego MTS passes

I have business travel to San Diego (specifically La Jolla) coming up in a few months, and I'm going to extend the trip a bit to enjoy a vacation with my wife. We often rent a car for a trip like this,...
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How to find information about London Buses facing disruption?

Recently, when travelling in London, several bus routes were facing disruption due to road closures. There were signs saying the buses were diverted. The diversion was occurring near my desired stop. ...
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Madrid-Segovia after 9pm on NYE

Does anyone know any way I can get from Madrid to Segovia (Spain), leaving after 8:30 pm and arriving before midnight on 31 December? I want public transport only (i.e. train/bus/coach but no shared ...
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Why was I charged $26 for 1 ride on airtain and metro? [closed]

I recently took the air train to Jamaica, NYC then metro to uptown. I paid all the fees by adding $26 to my card - to be ready for later rides. After getting to my hotel I went out to ride the metro ...
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If I am checked by ticket inspectors on the bus in Oslo with a ticket that expired over 1 hour ago, how to prove my ticket is actually valid?

There is this rule in Oslo public transport that has me wondering. I am gonna get to the more extreme example in the title of the question near the end, but I will start with an actual example that ...
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Travelling between countries in the schengen area with vaccination proof that's accepted but not part of EU covid certification?

I'm travelling from India to France for tourism (double vaccinated with Covishield), and travelling to other countries from there which also accept the same. Curious, how hard or tricky has it been to ...
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Do children (to the age of 15) travel free with their parents on Graz public transport?

I'm having trouble getting my head around these rules from https://www.verbundlinie.at/en/tickets-fares/discounts/families: Parents travelling together with their children in a public means of ...
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How to get from Everett, WA to Vancouver, BC on public transit (on a Sunday)?

I live in Vancouver, BC and going to a concert in Everett, WA and while going south the only option is flying due to covid restrictions. However, coming back overland looks more sensible because the ...
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Are LA Metro buses currently free?

So far I've only taken one bus but I didn't see any fareboxes or places to tap the Tap card. I asked the driver if I need to tap the card but I only got the hand gesture which I interpreted as "...
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How to get to Vlkolínec by public transport?

Vlkolínec is a village in Slovakia in Ružomberok district. It was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its traditional architecture. Is it possible to visit Vlkolínec using public ...
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Can I take a lot of luggage with me on NS inter city train from Schiphol to Groningen

I will be reaching Schiphol airport on a Monday at around 13:30 in August. I will have two medium-sized trolley bags and one backpack. Is there any provision to store luggage on the train or should I ...
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Transfer between TANK and Go Metro in Cincinnati

I'm trying to figure out what kinds of electronic tickets I need to buy if I need to get from the Cincinnati Airport (CVG) to Blue Ash. First I need to take route 2X to downtown Cincinnati (which is ...
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Do I a need a DATV for my onward journey while arrive and by depart by air same airline same terminal same day? [duplicate]

Hi I am an Indian and have residence permit in NL I am planning to a book a flight with British Airways from AMS to BOM via LHR I will have a layover of approx 2 hours in LHR Arrival and Departure ...
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Get to Tibidabo with Hola Barcelona card. Is it possible?

I'm traveling to Barcelona next week and I will use Hola Barcelona card for public transport. Searching on Google maps for a journey, let's say from Sagrada Familia it shows that one have to take the ...
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Is there a faster route between Milton Keynes and Cambridge, England than taking a train via London?

It's ridiculous to find that Google recommends taking a train to London then to Milton Keynes. This really looks like a roundabout route. But I can't find any bus services that are faster than this ...
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Regarding Muir Woods Shuttle

When you reserve a seat on the Muir Woods shuttle, the system is only asking you about the time you want to board the shuttle at Pohono St. (which is, I believe, the only pick up location; but correct ...
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Hola Barcelona public transport card bought online

I'm looking on the Barcelona public transport system and it seems to be cheaper if one buys the card online. Here is their website. I have two questions in this case: How do I get the card, will it ...
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Public Transit from Dulles and BWI to Bowie MD Sun. May 2nd AM

My adult brother and sister are coming to visit a very sick relative tomorrow morning. The public transit advice on Google Maps lists numerous transfers and travel times of 9 to 11 hours. Start #: ...
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What is the sharpest bend in a tram track?

I recently received an email about track maintenance to the tram network. It included the following sentence: Track at the corner of Fletcher Gate and Victoria Street – believed to be one of the ...
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My bus hasn't left Salem for several hours, no ETA updated - It's hours behind schedule, What should I do?

I'm waiting for my bus which was scheduled to pick up an hour ago at 1am. I have been tracking it since 10pm, and its ETA hasn't changed and it shows that the bus is stopped in Salem, hours from ...
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Public transport in Inari?

Is there any public transport in the municipality of Inari, Finland? I am interested in taxis or buses.
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How long from flight arrival to train travel at Heathrow T2

Arriving into Heathrow terminal 2 from Greece. I am a UK national. I want to prebook an onward train from T2. How long should I allow for, to clear Passport control and baggage reclaim ?
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With the 19 December 2020 COVID 19 measures, can I travel between the UK and the Netherlands?

My UK boyfriend and I, in the Netherlands, do not plan to see each other over Christmas, but we like to know what is possible in case of emergencies to either of us or our close families. So we like ...
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Bus between Cannon Beach, Oregon and Oswald West State Park

Google maps show this route but I can't see any bus stops in Oswald West State Park in the street view. The website of the organization that runs this bus also doesn't list any stops between ...
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What happens if my Zurich public transportation ticket expires while I am traveling?

Suppose I get on a train/tram/whatever at time = 0, my ticket is valid until time = 1 and my journey ends at time = 2. Should I be fined or is this okay?
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regular travel from Frankfurt to Schwalbach am Tanus (nord)

I am planning to take a job that is based in Schwalbach am Tanus (nord) area. However, I want to live in Frankfurt city. What kind of travel pass (monthly/yearly) would be suitable for such a ...
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Alternatives to taxis in Japan

There are a large number of sites I wish to visit in the wider Tokyo area that are not accessible by train or bus. Often the nearest station or bus stop is a few kilometres away, walkable but due to a ...
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Best Route from Zurich Airport to Rhine Falls

I want to go to Rhine Falls from the airport and return to Zurich on the same day. In Zurich, I want to reach the Technopark to be exact. I am looking for the best and cheapest route to do a round ...
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How much transfer time do I need between ferry and train in Travemünde?

I want to take the ferry from Malmö to Travemünde. How much transfer time do I need to plan for if I want to take the train from station "Skandinavienkai"? The ferry I want to take is ...
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Zones map of Switzerland SBB

Recently I moved to Zürich, Switzerland. Today I bought this travel card because I will occasionally travel from Zürich to Brugg due to job. I want to know which places other than Brugg I can visit ...
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Is there still a ferry between Gozo and Comino?

It would be most convenient for me to travel from Gozo to Comino rather than from Malta but the two guide books I found, one updated 2019 and the other 2020, only mention one from Malta. There are ...
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Transport pass for one week in Mallorca

I will be in Mallorca for one week. Is there transport card, weekly pass or something like this? I've been last year in Malta and I bought one card and was able to travel with their public transport ...
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Hiking in Scotland under 21 without a car

So I wanted to go with a friend to Scotland for 4 to 5 days. We would arrive at Edinburgh by plane. We wanted to rent a car so we could go where we wanted to to hike, but we would have to pay double ...
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Will be the travel less than before COVID 19? [closed]

As the case of COVID 19 the international border is closed. After it gets normal will people to travel like they were doing before or it will be reduced?
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How can I find the fastest path between two locations combining public transportation with taxi/rideshare app in Bangkok, Thailand?

How can I find the fastest path between two locations combining public transportation with taxi/rideshare app in Bangkok, Thailand? I have tried so far: https://citymapper.com/news/1240/combining-...
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Zurich ZVV monthly/annual pass: how many trips per day?

I have just arrived to Zurich, Switzerland. I am considering to buy the monthly or annual pass for the ZVV network. However I don't know how many trips per day can I take with one of these. Up to ...
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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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