Questions tagged [public-transport]

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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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Does Broward County Transportation accept Miami Dade Transportation's 1-Day Pass?

I have to take the public transportation from the Miami International Airport to Miramar on a Monday, and I have to transfer from the Miami Metrorail to the Broward County bus. I am wondering if the ...
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Crossing from Canada to the USA without a passport on public transit?

As we know, US citizens can cross into the USA without a passport if they can prove citizenship. I am just curious, what if you don't drive? Starting from Toronto, I can see trains both to Windsor and ...
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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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How to travel to O'Hare from Megabus bus stop beside Union Station, Chicago with luggage?

I'm flying out of Chicago(O'Hare) on 8th July at a 1:30 PM flight. I reach Union Station, Chicago at 6:45 on the morning of 8th. Other than a backpack, I'll have 2 big luggage pieces(the size for ...
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Wiener Linien Day ticket (5.5 Euro)

If I purchase a Wiener Linien Day ticket (5.5 Euros), can I travel in all buses and U-Bahn, S-Bahn trams (including Vienna Ring Tram) throughout the network? Just wanted to confirm. Do we need to ...
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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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Are trains stopping between stations to let passengers board/alight just a Canadian thing?

I happened to notice this little gem on the VIA Rail website On some VIA Rail routes, you can get off and on the train exactly where you want — even in places where there is no scheduled stop! The ...
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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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Can we cover both Pompeii and Herculaneum in one day?

We will be staying in Naples and would like to visit the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Is it possible, using only public transportation, to visit both sites in a single day? Or do the transport ...
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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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Etiquette for talking to others on public transport in Turkey

Beyond asking for directions and skipping sensitive topics like religion, politics, regional conflicts, is it considered rude to talk to strangers on Turkish public transport (trains, buses) ? Is ...
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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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Tram service to Old Trafford from Manchester Picadilly?

How frequent is the tram service from Manchester Piccadilly to Old Trafford and what are the charges?
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Where in Hong Kong can I purchase an Octopus card?

Where in Hong Kong can I purchase an Octopus card? So far I'll I've found on the internet is 7-11 at the airport and some places I cannot find on with google maps.
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How to get from Hanoi International Airport Terminal 2 to Domestic 1 at 5 am?

The title says it all: the shuttle bus seems to start at 6 am but I need transport between terminals at 5 am. Can you take a taxi, and if so how much?
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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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Does the Hong Kong metro map give interchange direction suggestions?

On the Hong Kong MTR map, some of the interchange symbols have little lines and half-circles in them. They're a bit small to read on some maps, but if you zoom in they get a big clearer: Are these ...
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How to find out the remaining value on a Charlie Ticket?

I am wondering if there is any way to find the remaining value on a Boston Charlie Ticket? I have several "left over" and would like to know if they have stored dollars on them.
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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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Using trains and buses in India without advance booking?

We talked about the different booking periods on Indian trains, and also about which class one might want to use. We learned that locals may ride on the roof of trains because the trains are too ...
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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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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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Can I get a Tallinja card on arrival at Malta airport?

I gather that as of summer 2015, Malta has introduced a stored-value card for use on buses, much along the lines of London's Oyster card or Hong Kong's Octopus card. The Maltese version is called a ...
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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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How to get to Singkil from lake Toba (Samosir island)?

I want to go to Singkil (located in the southern part of the Aceh province, Sumatra, Indonesia) from Samosir island (located in the middle of Lake Toba, Sumatra Indonesia) . What transportation ...
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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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Personal security during a business trip to Moscow

In the next few weeks I’ll be traveling to Russia for about a week on business. While there, I'd like to spend some time, although it won’t be much time, seeing as much of the city and culture as ...
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Is it possible to recharge an OV-chipkaart without a Dutch banking card?

I have an anonymous OV-chipkaart (Dutch public transport electronic card). I don't have a Dutch banking card. (In other words, I'm a foreigner who goes to the Netherlands occasionally.) What are my ...
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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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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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Is there a better GOKL map?

When preparing to travel to Kuala Lumpur I came across the GOKL city bus, which seems like a really good way to get around, sadly the map provided by them ( https://www.gokl.com.my/getting_around/...
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Medan to lake Toba (Samosir island), how to?

I want to go to Samosir island (located in the middle of Lake Toba, Sumatra Indonesia) from Medan (Sumatra, Indonesia) What transportation options are there available (buses, shared taxi, taxi, or ...
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Singapore downtown and Sentosa island

I have 1 week in Singapore to complete some of the paperwork, so I was thinking to make the best use of it. I'd greatly appreciate and grateful if you could help me with these questions: How do ...
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What bus and train routes exist between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia?

I'm planning to go from Ionian coast of Greece (specifically, Preveza) towards north and east, and cross over into the Republic of Macedonia (visiting at least Skopje and Ohrid). What would be the ...
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Where does the Zagreb airport bus leave from at the bus station?

The WikiVoyage page on Zagreb has this to say on the bus which runs between Zagreb airport and the city centre: The bus line between the bus station and the airport is slightly more complicated. ...
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In San Diego County do Compass cards automatically max out at a day pass rate? Should the total costs of rides eclipse that of a day pass?

I know that in the SF Bay Area these days if you use a Clipper card to pay fares and the total number of fares paid to a particular transit agency amounts to the cost of a day pass for that agency the ...
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Oyster card broken - can I get a refund?

My Oyster card has physically broken (it's bent and no longer reads). The ticket office advised me to buy a new one and phone the support line to get the credit transferred, but can I also get the £5 ...
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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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Where can I see the usage history of my CharlieCard?

I am currently traveling in Massachusetts, USA. Where can I see the usage history of my CharlieCard (issued by the CharlieCard in Boston, Massachusetts, USA)? I.e., I would like to see a log such as: ...