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How can I avoid zone 1 using the Piccadilly Line?

I am going to be using the Piccadilly line a lot next year, going all the way from Hounslow Zone 4 to the other side Turnpike Lane zone 3. The travelcard is pretty hefty (£164) if i get zone 1-4. The ...
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Integrated Portal to seek public transport connections in the UK, preferably with prices

Is there a single website that would allow to search through all the public transport in the UK? Including all private bus companies. I found https://www.traveline.info/ . But this one doesn't display ...
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Using Suica to train from Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko

Can anyone confirm if you can use a single Suica card to travel from Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko via: Chuo Line (Rapid & Local) from Shinjuku to Otsuki Fujikyu Line (Local) from Otsuki to Kawaguchiko ...
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App/website for planning a multiple-stop trip with public transportation

Can you recommend an app/website where I can enter a list of cities (e.g. Vienna, Prague, Cologne, Warsaw, Barcelona, Paris, Dusseldorf, Bratislava, Budapest, Brussels) and get as a result the best ...
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IDF tickets, 2 phones but same account, does that work?

We travel with my wife to Paris and I bought 2 Orly airport tickets with the IDF app to my Smartphone. I planned to buy the Navigo Easy card at our arrival in Paris and wanted to upload the Orly ...
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Day Trips from Tbilisi? Which towns are accessible by public transport?

Soon I’ll be going to Tbilisi and staying there for around 2 weeks. To avoid spending all 2 weeks in Tbilisi, I’m looking for day trips to nearby towns, villages or nature destinations. I am looking ...
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Best option for Belgrade to Sarajevo

I am planning an Eastern European and Balkans tour that departs from Budapest, then to Brasov and Bucharest (all by train) and from Bucharest to Belgrade with Air Serbia. Now the plan is to go from ...
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How many Streifenkarte stripes are needed to get from Munich airport to the city centre?

This website says 7: "Streifenkarte" mit 10 Streifen - Preis EUR 14,00. Für die Fahrt vom Flughafen in das Stadtgebiet (z.B.Hauptbahnhof) müssen 7 Streifen entwertet werden "Stripe ...
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Public transport discounts for visiting, old people in Europe

I am interested in discounts on public transport for old people travelling in Europe. They should be ones that need no preparation or an amount that is reasonable for a short or medium trip. Discounts ...
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Barcelona Airport (BCN), train/bus to Sitges?

Is there a train (or bus, if no train) from Barcelona Airport (BCN) direct to Sitges? I am looking on the Rodalies Train/Transport website and there are multiple stations in Barcelona to choose, but ...
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Lost a registered Kansai-area ICOCA card, how do I recover its value in Tokyo?

I'm currently in Tokyo, and managed to lose a registered ICOCA card that has a couple of thousand yen on it. Is there any way I can recover or transfer its value in Tokyo without going back to Osaka/...
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How to find the schedule for the express ferry from Bodø to Svolvær in Norway?

I'm planning a trip to the Lofoten islands in Norway in early August. I intend to fly into Bodø and then take the ferry from there to Svolvær, where I'll be based. I can see that there's an express ...
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How can I use the public buses in Abu Dhabi from/to the airport and inside the city?

How can I use the public buses in Abu Dhabi from/to the airport and inside the city?
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OV chipkart with 2 month subscription only

Few of my friends are coming from India for a 2months internship purpose to Amsterdam, for which I need a OV chipkart/ GVB card with 2 months subscription only. Can you help me how I get it? What ...
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Does an ICE ticket apply to the S-Bahn?

I will arrive Munich Airport next month. On the same day, I'll travel to Nuremberg from Munich Hbf. I'll take the S-Bahn from Munich Airport to Munich Hbf. Can I use the ICE ticket that I purchased ...
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Is it safe to carry luxury luggage? [closed]

Are luxury bags and clothing designed to be safely checked in luggage or carried around if travelling on a budget? Is it advisable to use such items in regular transportation, or are they more ...
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How do you get to Denali National Park from Anchorage via bus?

I will be travelling to Anchorage from India during May-June. I want to visit the Denali National Park. I have seen that there is a train, but given the fact that I will reach Anchorage at 8PM local ...
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Using Pasmo on Chūō Line (Rapid)

Can you use a Pasmo to tap in and out when traveling between Kichijōji Station and Ochanomizu Station on the Chūō Line (Rapid)?
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How does one pay for the Transcaribe bus in Cartagena?

I'm in Cartagena, Colombia, and want to ride the Transcaribe bus network to get around town. However, I can not figure out how to pay for a ride! Internet research suggests that one should buy a ...
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HK Airport Express free return ride?

I have a 10-hour layover in HK soon and I plan to explore the city. I read on the MTR website that same-day return rides on the Airport Express are free. I'm wondering how I can redeem this. Do I need ...
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How can one go from Woodlands Checkpoint to Little India in Singapore with public transportation between 1 and 5 am?

SBS Transit Bus Service 170 seems convenient but it does not operate between 00:40 am and 05:20 am: the last bus departs at 00:30 am from Larkin station at shown in the table below and I assume it ...
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Can you get from Frankfurt Flughafen to Frankfurt City during a railway strike (Dec 8 2023)?

I'm scheduled to arrive in FRA airport in about 3 hours and need to get to the city for the night. The German Railway (Bahn) is on strike and it seems like chaos has ensued; it's very difficult to get ...
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Amsterdam 2 day pass validity

I'm considering buying a 2 day pass for Amsterdam (https://www.discoverholland.com/amsterdam-travel-ticket). I was wondering how to figure out what routes are included and which ones are not. It seems ...
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What function does the chip in a Deutschlandticket have?

The Deutschlandticket now exists in a version with an integrated chip. What function does this chip actually have?
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How to use google maps for arrival time, etc, WHILE ON public transportation?

I find using google maps for arrival time etc is really hard while on public transportation. Before the trip starts, easy. Using it while driving? Easy. But I haven’t found a way to keep it from ...
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Is it possible to take the Easy Rider Bus from Parkersburg (Marathon Gas Station) to downtown Parkersburg, WV?

I'm taking Barons Bus to Parkersburg, West Virginia, and it drops off at a Marathon Gas Station. The problem that then presents itself is that this is far outside the Parkersburg city centre (if you ...
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Is there list of the least to most dangerous transport types sorted, not by journey, person or distance, but by TIME per person?

Whenever I see "planes are safer than driving by car", it's always based under the metric of by "miles travelled per crash", or "journeys per crash" based. The latter ...
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What are the possibilities for travel by train to Lisbon, Portugal from Barcelona, Spain, without using buses or planes?

I am investigating the possibility to reach the capital of Portugal by land (or sea), not renting/owning a car, not catching a Flixbus and not taking any plane, from Barcelona, Spain. There are no ...
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Venice Airport Bus Tickets

I have to go from the Marco Polo airport to Mestre Teatro BNL.. This is around 25 minutes away. On Google maps, I see a bunch of busses for example Bus 15, 10, 25, 35. But how much each individual ...
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Coverage of ACTV Venezia Daily Pass

According to this website: https://www.veneziaunica.it/en/e-commerce/services?macrofamily=2&family=2 this is the coverage of the daily pass: ACTV 1 day Transport VENEZIA DAILY PASSACTV Public ...
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Eligibility Criteria for Rolling Venice Card

According to this site: https://www.veneziaunica.it/en/content/rolling-venice people betwween ages of 6 and 29 can buy a Rolling Venice card, which is valid for 72 hours. On the website, I don't see ...
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How do I buy tickets for local transport in Prague?

How do I buy tickets for local transport in Prague? Particularly for the elderly. I am planning to self-answer as I expect that this could be useful.
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Free Madrid transit pass for 65+

The English version of the Madrid transit agency page on passes suggests that senior citizens may be entitled to free transit (with a transit card of nominal cost). From 1 January 2023, people aged ...
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Airport with Málaga Travel Card

I am planning to buy the Metro de Málaga Travel Card for travelling within Malaga. As described here, the price per trip is around 0.41 euros. Can I also pay using the same card while buying a ticket ...
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Can Sevilla Bonobus or Multiviaje cards be used by more than 1 person?

Can the public transport cards (bonobus or Multiviaje), be used by more than 1 person? (simialr to how it is in Granada) Or is each card restricted to a single person?
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Granada 2 euro refund Credibus

I read online that we can get a 2 euro refund for the Granada bus travel passes (credibus) but where exactly do we go? What if we bought the pass via a vending machine? Has anyone here actually ...
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UK Travel Planning (London and Edinburgh) Suggestion [closed]

We want to take a 1-week trip to England with my wife in November. We will land at London STN airport on Monday and we have a flight from London STN airport the following week. It's our first time ...
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Travel from Cameron Highlands to Gua Musang

I'm planning a trip, and my goal is to travel from the Cameron Highlands to Gua Musang and eventually take the jungle railway from Gua Musang. Unfortunately, I won't have access to a car for this ...
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Where in Europe is public transport more popular than car use?

This is inspired by a post here. https://twitter.com/NeilDotObrien/status/1704803570808201615 And discussion here. https://reddit.com/r/ukpolitics/s/xmCuoduJsu I would like to know if there's anywhere ...
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What can I do with an Istanbulkart after I hit the 500 lira monthly loading limit?

When travelling in Istanbul, it's possible for up to 5 people to share one Istanbulkart. However, if you're using the "anonymous" cards you can easily buy from vending machines, for some ...
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How can I purchase a 3 day AB pass on an Opus Card in Montréal, and what are the options for traveling to Longueuil from the airport?

I am traveling to Montréal and will be staying in Longueuil. I am arriving in the evening. I am planning on purchasing a 3 day unlimited Zones AB pass (3-day, All Modes AB on https://www.stm.info/...
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Is wearing a mask in public a no-no (making one look weird)?

I'm Asian, so it's natural for me to wear a mask in public. Where I grew up, it's really common to wear a mask in public transports, particularly in winter, when more people have a cold. When I ...
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Do Colomares Castle's tickets run out?

I am planning to visit Malaga around 3rd October. I want to visit the Colomares Castle that day but I want it to be more of a spontaneous trip. Means I don't want to make any advance bookings for the ...
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Is Suica better than PASMO?

Can one say whether for travelling in Tokyo Suica cards are better than PASMO cards or vice versa? I'm interested in moving around in Tokyo by public transport.
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What's the best way to get from Billund Airport to Legoland Resort Hotel?

I'll be traveling with two young children (and carrying a suitcase or two), landing at BLL at the early evening - around 18:30 on a Saturday, after a day of flights and connections. We will be flying ...
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How long do you have to be staying in DC before a guest concession SmarTrip is worth the extra work to acquire? [closed]

I will be traveling to Washington, DC for a few days in the not-so-distant future as part of a larger trip. I hold a valid concession (reduced) fare ID/smartcard combination issued by the transit ...
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Why was our Day Pass Refused On San Francisco Bus 130?

We bought a 1 day pass for travelling around San Francisco on the bus and the cable car on MuniMobile. It worked really well until we tried to get on the 130. The driver refused to accept the day pass ...
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travel pass for Copenhagen

I am planning to travel to Copenhagen for 5 days and am looking for a day pass. https://dinoffentligetransport.dk/citypass Are all the main touristy attractions covered in the City Pass Small or not? ...
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How do you actually pay on Metro Bus in Washington DC

Me and my family are spending the next few days vacationing in Washington DC and are planning to use the metro and other public transit as our main form of transportation. We took the metro rail and a ...
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Paris Navigo Easy pass for public transport

I am travelling to Paris and I am confused how to validate the ticket when changing metro or bus. I will be using the Navigo Easy pass. Below an example of a way I might take. The second option, the ...
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