Questions tagged [public-transport]

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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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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?
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Is the bus Turin → Verbania working in 2018?

This a bus that goes from Turin to the Maggiore Lake area every sunday during summer months. The information about the bus schedule on the official bus company website is from 2017. I've seen that ...
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Travelling partially on oyster card, partially on a train ticket for the same journey to save money?

Often, I have to travel to stations just outside the oyster card zone (literally one or two stops beyond the limit). The difference in fare between the final oyster card station and the next non-...
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Cheapest way to travel in Amsterdam and nearby

I am going to Amsterdam for 10 days. I plan to stay at Haarlem and travel to Amsterdam Central daily. Also I have planed day trips to Rotterdam and The Hague. Is there any travel pass that will take ...
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Public transport in Stockholm

I am going to Stockholm for 10 days. I do not drive, so I would like to know what is the most cost-effective way to use public transportation? Is there e.g. a weekly/monthly pass that I can buy once ...
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What is the cheapest way of travelling between London and Paris by public transportation?

I am looking for the cheapest way to travel between London and Paris, by public transportation. I'm planning a 2-month trip to Paris for this summer. I wonder how to get from London to Paris spending ...
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Best type of transportation In Brussels? [closed]

I'm thinking of traveling to Brussels for this holiday. I heard that public transportation in Belgium in general is great, but I'm looking for something more private. I heard about VTC Taxi and car ...
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Bus schedule Thessaloniki - Litochoro

I would like to travel to the Mount Olympus National Park in Greece coming from Thessaloniki. According to the website of the national park, it is possible to reach Litochoro both by bus and by train....
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Is the Navigo metro pass in Paris available for tourists?

I'll be going to Paris this July for two weeks with my mother, and I'm not sure which metro pass would be best to use for a reasonable price. We were planning on getting the Navigo metro pass, but I ...
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Late night arrival in Narita on a Sunday

I arrive into Narita Terminal 1 at 9:10pm next Sunday, 1st July. I need to check in to my hotel (Hotel Gracery Shinjuku) before midnight. I have a JR Pass but don't have to activate it on the 1st, I ...
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Transportation in more remote areas of Eastern Europe. Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, [closed]

This summer I will be traveling through a couple of East European countries from Romania to Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia and on and I would like to visit some of the natural sights that these countries ...
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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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Validity of Navigo weekly pass

I'm looking for an official source which says which days are covered by a weekly pass for the Paris metro (on a Navigo). I can find plenty of unofficial sources which say that the pass is valid ...
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Munich Airport to Manching

I want to go from MUC to Manching, but it seems that gmaps couldn't find a transit (train, bus, etc.). Does anyone knows a way to go there (it seems that Uber is not an option, and I do not know how ...
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Two people on single ticket in Venice

is it possible to validate a ticket for a vaporetto twice, ie. to allow travelling for two people on single ticket? Or every passenger has to have his own ticket? I have 4 rides left on mine and my ...
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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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What should I pay for a 5-km songthaew trip in Koh Samui?

What is a fair price to pay for short (say 5 km) songthaew trip during the day in Koh Samui? eg. Lamai beach to Chaweng beach. I'm asking about a regular public songthaew, not a private charter.
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Is there any relatively fast yet cheap way to reach the Bronx, NYC, from JFK?

In about 12 days (on Wednesday 30th) I'll be travelling to New York City and I'll arrive at JFK around 4pm. I will stay in an AirBnB that's located in the Bronx (Neill Avenue), and I'd like to be ...
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How far do I have to walk from London underground station to St Pancras international station?

How far do I have to walk from the London underground at St Pancras railway station to the St Pancras International to catch my train?
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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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Biking on via Appia Antica

I'm going to stay in Rome for a few days and I would like to have a bike trip on via Appia Antica one day. I do not intend to have a tour, just rent a bike and ride on my own for a couple of hours. ...
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Arriving in Copenhagen and going to Malmø

We are arriving in Copenhagen from the USA, at 5 pm and want to go directly to Malmø, Sweden. Is there a train from the airport or do we have to go to the Central station first?
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What if buses had bench-style seating? [closed]

What might be the pros and cons of installing bench-style seating in buses, like there are in subway systems? I realise this might not be the appropriate site for this question. If so, please ...
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Is this the only way to reach Lake Lappajärvi with public transport?

This is my second question in a brief series on public transport in Finland. After solving my Inari/Ivalo conundrum, I plan to move south. After a stop in Rovaniemi, I plan to go towards Tampere, and ...