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Cheapest way of traveling from FCO to Rome by public transport? [on hold]

What is the cheapest way of getting to Rome city centre from Leonardo da Vinci airport and how long would it take? I read about a train and an old line, but I am not sure how that works.
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Greyhound bus tracker - No schedules found

According to the Greyhound website (if you search through "book a trip"), there are 3 buses every day from Bloomington, IN to Indianapolis, IN: It looks like the schedule numbers are constant and do ...
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Traveling from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe

I am traveling from Frankfurt airport to Karlsruhe in Saturday evening. I will reach Frankfurt airport around 18:40. Is there any direct train/bus from Frankfurt airport to Karlsruhe that time? Is ...
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Where to buy/top up public transport tickets in Lisbon?

On a recent visit to Lisbon, I made considerable use of the public transport system. On first arriving at the airport, I purchased a "Viva Viagem" card, and loaded it with some funds. This worked ...
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Bus options from Tocument International Airport (PTY) to downtown Panama City

Various sources claim that it's impossible to get a Metrobus card for the bus from Tocumen to Panama City. However, these sources are old enough to mention the Red Devil buses. What is the current ...
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Moscow Pay As You Go card

I am planning to visit Moscow for a week. It seems like I will be using transport a lot. I will be switching to different types of transport. (e.g. Underground then tram then bus). Is there a card ...
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Do I have to worry about delays in international trains? (UK, Belgium, Germany) [closed]

I am German and would like to take the train from Stuttgart to Glasgow in August. A flight would be shorter, but I want to take care of the environment and enjoy the landscape a little, not everything ...
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Can I go from Gatwick Airport station to London Bridge station? [closed]

Can I go from Gatwick Airport station to London Bridge station? I have read that the train will not stop by London bridge due to construction, is this true? I am travelling by the end of January.
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What's the quickest way from London Kings Cross to Euston, by foot or tube?

My train to London Kings Cross has just been cancelled, so instead of having plenty of time to make a connection to Euston, I'm going to have a mad dash... To get from Kings Cross to Euston I have a ...
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Public transport planning in Spain

Is there a comprehensive public transport planner for intercity transport (bus and / or train) in Spain? From what I found so far it looks like some companies have their own planner, but obviously ...
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Reducing the cost of the trip from the Sydney Airport (SYD) to CBD

The official transportation website of the NSW shows only one option for traveling from the Sydney airport (International Terminal) to the CBD (intersection of Pitt St. and Goulburn St.), at least for ...
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Is there anywhere at Melbourne Airport to buy a Myki?

I've had a read of the Wikivoyage page for Melbourne airport, and discovered the much much cheaper way into the city via the 901 bus to Broadmeadows then the train. However, in order to do this route,...
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Getting from Avalon Airport (AVV) to Melbourne CBD

One way to get from Avalon Airport to Melbourne CBD is by Avalon City Express. It's 24 AUD one way or 46 AUD roundtrip. I was wondering whether there are any other transportation options that are ...
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How can I get from Santa Susanna to BCN airport using public transit on a Saturday?

I plan to travel from Santa Susanna (Torrentó De Can Gelat, S/N, 08398) to BCN airport (El Prat de Llobregat) on Saturday, the 27th of July. For workdays, there's an option to use trains (R1, then R2)...
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Podgorica-Budva by bus: do I have to buy a ticket in advance?

In the end of July I will go (with three other people) by bus from Podgorica to Budva. Do I have to buy a ticket in advance or can I just come to the the bus station a few minutes before the bus ...
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how to get from Grodno to Bahatyrevičy with public transport

Is it possible to get from Grodno to Bahatyrevičy (also known as Багатырэвічы, Богатыревичи, Bohatyrowicze) with public transport? I am willing to go a few kilometers by foot, so, for instance, ...
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How does the Central London transport system work?

I am wondering how the transport system in Central London 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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How to buy discounted single fares with an SL Access card

As far as I know and remember, if using an SL access card on the Stockholm tunnelbanan, a single fare can be bought by just using the card at the gate to enter. But how does that work if one is ...
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Public transportation options to 12 Apostles

Are there public transportation options from Melbourne to 12 Apostles (and back) that would allow me to make a round-trip within 1 day (e.g. depart Melbourne at 7am and return to Melbourne at 10pm on ...
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How to go Kulu Manali from Gujarat?

How can I get to Kulu Manali from Gujarat? I can leave from either Ahmedabad or Bhavnagar.
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From Tai O to downtown Hong Kong by ferry

I plan to go to see the big Buddha by cable car and then take a bus/taxi to Tai O village. Is there an option to take a ferry back to the center of Hong Kong? If so, where can I find a schedule? Do I ...
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New York subway Q train - view of Brooklyn Bridge

Does the Q line from Manhattan to Flatbush use the Manhattan Bridge or an East River tunnel? In the old days when it was the BMT Brighton line the express took the bridge and the local the tunnel. I'...
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Chicago CTA pass on contactless bankcard or Apple Pay

This question is about public transit in Chicago. According to https://www.transitchicago.com/passes/, it is possible to load a CTA unlimited ride pass on a contactless bank card. This seems like a ...
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where can I buy bus tickets in Podgorica?

According to http://podgorica.me/saobracaj/ , there is public transport in Podgorica - there is a dozen lines of local buses. Where can I buy tickets for those buses?
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How does the bus fare payment work in Israel?

I try to find prices for intercity buses in Israel, but I always get to weak designed website of a company representative (Egged Transport) with huge tables of stops and “other currency” instead of ...
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How can I know (without going to the station) if RATP is offering the Anti Pollution tickets?

The Paris public transit system (RATP) offers a reduced fare on days of high pollution, as described here: https://www.ratp.fr/forfait-antipollution (Google Translated). This fare is a very good deal,...
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Which coach station is easily accessible from Heathrow Airport?

I want to travel from London (Heathrow Airport) to Canterbury. Can some one tell me which of the following station is easily accessible from Airport? I have seen distances in maps but it can happen ...
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Unlimited subway card Paris

I will soon be going to Paris for two weeks to improve my French. I will have to make one specific subway journey along one specific line (from my accommodation to the school and back) every day, and ...
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If I buy a 1-day Travelcard (Zone 1-9), can I use it to go from London downtown to Gatwick?

I know if I buy it at Gatwick airport I can but If I don't know if I do at Downtown, will it work? My idea is to buy one at Heathrow and then go to visit London and take my connection to Gatwick. Am I ...
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Taxi Services at Didcot

I am traveling to Didcot this week. I am taking train from London and arriving at Didcot very late at night (around 10-11 PM). I want to go to the Harwell campus. There is no public transport ...
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What transportation is available from Costa Rica to Nicaragua?

We will be flying in to San Jose Costa Rica in January for 3 weeks, and would like to spend part of that time in Nicaragua. What is the easiest, least expensive way to get to Lake Nicaragua area?
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bus travel from Oslo airport to oslo bus station

I will be travelling from Oslo Gardemoen airport to oslo , as I probably won't clear customs until about midnight I will have missed the last train. Is it possible to use a credit card to pay for the ...
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How to travel between Las Vegas and Death Valley by public transportation?

Learning that February is a good time to visit the Death Valley, I decided to pay a visit there with a bunch of friends from LA. The friends are driving from LA to the Death Valley, and I am traveling ...
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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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Is public transportation necessary in Madrid? [closed]

Flying in about a month to Madrid with my family :) Usually when I'm abroad I get the unlimited public transport weekly ticket and use it a lot. From researching a bit online and viewing the map, it ...
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Where to purchase GVB Day Tickets in Schiphol?

Is there a map online that shows where in Schiphol Airport tickets can be purchased for the GVB day ticket?
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Train and tram tickets in Amsterdam?

I know there's the OV chipcard for travel, but the empty card itself cost money. Then I have to top-up the travel value. How about the GVB 1 day card that cost 7.50? Does it mean I have to pay for ...
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How do I use the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao (HKZM) bridge?

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao (HKZM) Bridge is scheduled to opened on July 1st October 23rd, 2018. There will apparently be buses every 5-15 minutes between the three cities, but I'm having trouble ...
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Bus 965 to Jiufen

Here is some information about bus 965: http://www.tpebus.com.tw/image/lineimage.php?imagetest=9650 It says "charge by section NT$15 / once". What does it mean? What are the sections? Should I pay ...
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Centraal Station to Rijksmuseum

I would like to visit the Rijksmuseum from the Rennaisance hotel (near Centraal station). Although it is only 1 mile, what are the preferred public transportation options for this route?
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What are my options to get from Vancouver to Seattle over the Easter weekend?

I want to go from Vancouver to Seattle over the Easter weekend. I plan to leave Vancouver late Thursday or early Friday and come back to Vancouver Monday evening. I'm looking for the options I have to ...
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Riding PVTA buses (in Amherst)

From https://www.umass.edu/transportation/how-much-bus-fare: Bus drivers will not collect fares/passes, but passengers are expected to have either a valid Five College student, faculty or staff ID ...
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Is there any information on whether (and/or when) Flixbus will come to the Midwest? [closed]

Flixbus started operating on the West Coast last year, and a week ago it began operation on the East Coast. I was wondering if there is some information, official or not, on whether it is planning to ...
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On the Silver Line in Boston

It is indicated here that "Silver Line is FREE from Logan Airport inbound to South Station (including a free transfer to the Red Line)." First, how does the free transfer work? Do I need to have a ...
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What are the peak hours for public transportation in Paris?

I plan to visit Paris from July 6 to July 9. I want to know what are the peak hours for public transportation in that time frame. When to avoid taking bus or trains, and when to take profit of low ...
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Getting from Chiayi to Alishan through Fenqihu on a Sunday

I'll be arriving from Taipei to Chiayi on a Sunday morning by THSR (I'm flexible with times). I will also need to leave a bag in a hotel near the TRA Chiayi Station. I want to go to Alishan (without ...
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Transit between airports Singapore Airlines

I am flying from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to India NSCBI (CCU) Airport. My flight has two layovers - Tokyo and then Singapore. The different legs of the journey are on the same ...
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What's the logic behind the the organization of Hamburg's bus transport into “rings”?

I'm staying in Hamburg for a while for business reasons and I've been told to get an HVV card for rings A and B as that would cover most of the major destinations I might need to travel to. Now I take ...
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What does symbols in google maps (when looking for some location in uk) mean?

I was looking for route from LHR to Oxford in google maps. There are some symbols which I do not understand, for example there is a symbol that has two arrows in opposite direction as in the ...
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What exactly is “Fuxing / Shuttle”?

I'm using Google Maps to find public transportation from Keelung to Tapiei Main Station. It shows "Fuxing / Shuttle" as the recommended option. Is this a bus? When I click "details" to see its number, ...