Questions tagged [public-transport]

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How can I get to Luton Airport from Watford via public transport?

What is the easiest and cheapest way to get to Luton airport from Watford? I know Arriva run a 321 bus service but judging by the timetable, not all services terminate at the airport. Has anyone ...
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Offline public transportation trip planning for Rome

I'm going to Rome, and I want to use just public transportation. However, Google Maps doesn't offer the transportation services in the offline mode, it just offers to save the street map. How can I ...
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Where can I get an anonymous Rav Kav card issued?

Suppose I'm about to visit Israel. I know that its public transport system uses this card called Rav Kav ("multi-line" in Hebrew). I also know that there are personal-identified and anonymous versions ...
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What is the cheapest metro system in the world?

When traveling I am trying to avoid using the underground/metro/subway because I want to see the city I am visiting, but sometimes for long distances it is much quicker than any other form of ...
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Is there a map that shows the walking time between London Tube stations?

Sometimes when gadding about in central London I am set back by a station closure or some other incident that requires me to find another station. In those cases I don't care if the station is on the ...
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Train between Vienna airport and city center

This week I'm arriving to Vienna for 2 days. For now there are several questions: Does the 48-hours ticket include train from airport to city center? If not, are there any ways not to buy separate ...
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How to buy train tickets in Indonesia?

So I'd like to know 2 things: I want know all the possible options to buy train tickets in Indonesia (assuming you can buy them from different places). Is there any advantages when using one option ...
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What is the fastest theoretical route for the London “Tube Challenge”?

The "Tube Challenge" is the accepted name for the Guinness World Record attempt to visit all the stations on the London Underground network in the fastest time possible. The rules are here. The ...
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For how long does an Easy Card remain active if not used?

Does Taiwan's Easy Card get deactivated if one doesn't use it for a while? How long does it take for the card to get deactivated? What happens to the balance that remains on the card? Can the card be ...
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Arrival 23:00 in Tangiers on Grimaldi Lines ferry

The weekly Grimaldi Lines ferry from Barcelona is scheduled to arrive in Tangiers at 23:00 on Sunday. I don't have a feel for how easy it will subsequently be to get to a (prebooked) hotel. Does the ...
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Amsterdam - How to reach from Schiphol Airport to Hotel Nes by cab and Metro?

I'm going to Amsterdam for the first time. I want to know how to reach Hotel Nes from Schiphol airport. I want to know about both options - Metro and private taxi and price for both. I heard that ...
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Tyne and Wear metro: Tynemouth to Airport; only 2 zones?

Zones are an often unfair but nonetheless common way to organise public transport systems. On the Tyne and Wear Metro I think I've noticed a bit of an oddity in this however. Tyne and Wear Metro map ...
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Do MTA monthly passes work in NJ?

I've lived in Manhattan for a few years and am now going to be in Hoboken for a few months. However, I'll still be commuting to Manhattan every day for work. I'm not at all familiar with transit to NJ....
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Leaving Italy without paying a bus fine

My wife and I got bus fines today in Bologna. We had only recently arrived and had purchased a ticket from where we were staying which was about 6 or 7 km from the city. The hotel receptionist ...
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Changing trains in Lille - what's the transfer with luggage between Lille Europe and Lille Flanders stations like?

Lille has two main train stations, Lille Europe and Lille Flanders. (Gare de Marchandises Saint-Saveur is no longer a station, and instead hosts art exhibitions and the like). Lille Europe is the new ...
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Travelling in London: Oyster card or Travelcard?

We are 2 families traveling to London for about 6 days. We have young kids in the group. We are staying right at the border between zones 1 and 2, and will be traveling only within these 2 zones. So, ...
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Which EU/UK train companies provide plug sockets, which are free, and on which services? [closed]

I have noticed that some trains have plug sockets installed, presumably for commuters to use to charge their devices etc. However, some trains seem to have these all over the place, while others have ...
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Pay for Logan Express from Boston Airport to Framingham

I'm going to take the Logan Express from Boston Airport to Framingham but I couldn't find a way to pay when I am on board on the bus from the internet. Is there a farebox on the Express bus so that I ...
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Is it feasible to travel daily from Gavà to Barcelona?

We are planning a 5 day trip to Barcelona and due to a limited budget we were thinking of staying in Gavà and then travelling to Barcelona, practically every morning. Do you consider this as feasible ?...
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How well integrated are Kitaca and Sapica in the Sapporo region?

In the past I've heard about different Japanese IC cards being interoperable, but with some cards only being used on certain networks. I'm considering traveling to Sapporo in Sept/Oct 2019 and I am ...
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Local transport to Warsaw airport

I'm going to take the local train S3 from Warsaw Central rail station to Chopin airport. I have some question on the ticket procedure. According to Internet, the trip takes ca 20min. Is a normal ...
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How to search for accessible routes? (In case, Seattle)

When arriving to my Airbnb close to the Montlake Boulevard Market, I found there are a number of stairs to climb from the Montlake Freeway Station. But there are other bus stops in the immediate ...
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How to use public transport in Russia with limited Russian knowledge

I will soon make a small trip around Russia and visit some larger cities in Western Russia. I will arrive by train and further plan on traveling by public transport. I have, however, no knowledge of ...
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Singapore airport to hotel late at night

I will arrive at Singapore airport late at night/early in the morning, probably around 1:00 AM before I can get out. I need to travel to my hotel, the Parkroyal on Beach Road, about an hour away ...
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Park and Ride in Copenhagen

We'll be five adults staying in Copenhagen from the evening of Sunday, May 5th until the morning of Wednesday, May 8th. Our approach will be via the E20 from the west. Since parking in Copenhagen ...
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What ride-hailing companies operate in Moscow as of 8/2019? [closed]

We're a family of 5 traveling to Moscow this summer. It appears that sometimes, hiring a 6 sit cab might be cheaper and far more convenient than using wearisome public transportation. What ride-...
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Explore Alps without a car

I intend to visit some cities in the Italian Alps (for ex: Belluno, Bolzano) but my greatest wish is in fact to visit the little villages inside the valleys (Siusi, Funes, and so on). The problem is ...
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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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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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Traveling from New York city to Starkville Mississippi with public transport

I was looking for cheap ways to get from New York to Starkville Mississippi. I have seen flight but they are at least 350 I found a bus from New York to Atlanta GA for $50 but I don't knkw what to do ...
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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 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 set Baidu Maps for iOS in English?

I'm going to China (Beijing, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai) and I'm looking for an alternative to Apple Maps and Google Maps for walking and public transport itineraries. Because : I'm not sure ...
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How to access Killarney Provincial park (Ontario) by public transportation

There is near Sudbury, Ontario a provincial park called Killarney Provincial park. According to this answer there is a bus that runs, sometimes, to access it. However this bus seems to only run a few ...
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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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Sape to Labuan Bajo, how to?

I am in Indonesia, I want to go from Sape (east of Sumbawa) to Labuan Bajo (west of Flores) by sea transportation. I'd like to know: Type of transportation Departure times Length of journey Price ...
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Transfer from Jakarta Airport Link to MRT?

As I type this, the Jakarta MRT is scheduled to open next week. BNI City (fka Sudirman Baru) station on the Airport Rail Link appears to be quite close (~500m) to the upcoming MRT Dukuh Atas station, ...
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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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Is there any direct train from LHR Airport to Newcastle Gateshead?

We are to reach at 7.30 AM on LHR from India for further move to Newcastle along with 2 kids. Plz suggest what to do ? Piccadilly Line/ Tube/Taxi/Bus or any other mode?
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How to get from Tbilisi to Yerevan

I am going to Tbilisi, Georgia from Greece. After 3 days in Tbilisi, we will then go to Yerevan, Armenia. Is a minibus the easiest and cheapest way to do this journey? Can I go directly to Yerevan? ...
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Transportation in Netherlands: to and around Amsterdam

In June, I plan to visit Amsterdam for 4 days. We will need to travel to Hoofdorp and Bussum to visit relatives. In the past I have stayed at hotels in the Hoofdorp area that provide parking as part ...
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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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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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Cheapest way of traveling from FCO to Rome by public transport? [closed]

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 ...