Questions tagged [public-transport]

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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 ...
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Is it possible to reach Inari from Ivalo with public transport?

This is part of a series of question on public transport in Finland. It has been suggested by a mod that I ask separate questions for each location I intend to visit. I intend to see the Midnight Sun,...
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Can bikes be carried on buses in Mallorca?

Im planning a holiday in Mallorca and was trying to work out if bikes can be carried on board bus services. I've found a couple of forum posts (https://www.bikeradar.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=...
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cheapest mode of transportation between Ghent and Paris

What is the cheapest mode of transportation if one wishes to go from Ghent to Paris?
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What is the quickest, easiest way to get from Narita Airport to Shibuya Station? [closed]

I arrive at Narita International T3 at 19:00. I need to get to accommodation in Shibuya.
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Traveling from Shanghai's Pudong airport (PVG) to Hangzhou

In April I will land at Shanghai's PVG airport in the late afternoon and attempt to then get to Hangzhou that evening. I don't speak Mandarin and I will have been flying for 20 hours, so I expect to ...
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Is it possible to do Naryn - Song Kul - Kochkor route independently?

I'm planning a trip around Kyrgyzstan. Trying to fit Issyk-kul and Song-kul in my itinerary. I see the distance from Song-kul to Kochkor and to Naryn is pretty much the same, so instead of doing a day ...
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Public transportation in Scotland

On May 10 this year, I would like to travel from Torridon, Scotland to Shiel Bridge, Scotland. Preferrably using public transportation. What are my options?
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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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Is the Eurostar route to Amsterdam a new railway track?

The Eurostar from London to Amsterdam has just launched. Is this route built on a brand new railway track / infrastructure? Or is it simply using an exising network with updated links?
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Madeira - transport to Levada das 25 Fontes

I will be going to Madeira for a few days in May with my friend. We would love to go for the hike Levada das 25 Fontes. Unfortunately I don't see any public transport going to the starting point of ...
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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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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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How to reach Olympic Island before April?

The most iconic view of Toronto seems to be taken from Olympic Island right across downtown. On Google Maps, it says there is a ferry from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal that takes 32 minutes: That ...
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What is the cheapest way of getting to Abbotsford Airport from Vancouver?

Swoop recently launched cheap flights from Abbotsford Airport to other Canadian cities. However I'm having difficulties figuring out a cheap way of getting there from Vancouver - it seems that there ...
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How to visit Colorado mountains during the winter without driving through unsafe road conditions to get to the transit service?

I will be taking a winter road trip and as part of that road trip, I'd like to see the mountains of Colorado. I've seen them in the fall, but would love to experience them in Winter. The car I will ...
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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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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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Weekend parking at PATCO stations

Nowhere on the PATCO website or elsewhere (TripAdvisor, etc.) can I seem to find information about parking at PATCO Speedline stations on weekends. Are the lots open? Is there a fee? The only ...
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How can I get from Kashan to Yazd, Iran?

I'm planning a trip to Iran and I can't find bus transportation from Kashan to Yazd. Is that correct? If so, is there any other way to get there? I have read that taxi drivers sometimes offer ...
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Accessing Karlsruhe from a major airport

I'm going from Seattle to Karlsruhe. Since the flight to Karlsruhe from Seattle is really expensive, I am looking for options to arrive to Karlsruhe from alternative airports (Frankfurt or Stuttgart) ...
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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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Can I visit Dazaifu with a Fukuoka Tourist city pass?

I'm not sure wether the Dazaifu temple is considered to be inside the city limits and accessible with the tourist pass.
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Are there any binational mass rapid transit systems?

In the Eurometropolis Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai, there have been proposals to extend the Lille metro across the border into Belgium. Although those proposals have been shelved for cost reasons, I wonder: ...
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Jungfrau transport

We are spending a week in Grindelwald (Jungfrau) in January 2018 and are not skiers. Does the hiking pass cover public transport and the cable cars in Jungfrau? Is this the same as a non skier pass? ...
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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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Arrival at Schipol airport at 6 am from close to Kronenburg tram stop?

We are staying very close to the Kronenburg tram stop (Amstelveen) and we need to be at the airport around 06:00 for an international flight. Would it be possible to catch a bus that early? And if so, ...
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Getting from Pudong Airport to Pudong Avenue area at night

This is kind of an inverse of What is the best way to go to Pudong Airport from downtown Shanghai at night?. My flight lands late enough that metro is closed (and on December 31st!), and I need to get ...
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How well does Indonesian public transport run around around the New Year?

I am considering backpacking (train/bus/boat) from Jakarta to Bali during the few days before and after New Year. In some countries that would not be a good idea as trains are fully booked (and most ...
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How to prevent people from reading what's on my phone when I'm on public transportation with them?

This is inspired by a question on IPS: I have a habit of checking my messages, call data or Stack Exchange stuff that I missed and other social media stuff while I'm traveling using public ...
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Does the transit at Budapest on a train from Belgrade to Zagreb count as staying in the Schengen area?

I read that you can take a night train from Belgrade to Zagreb (and I confirmed it in the DB website), but it first goes to Budapest, transfers, and then goes to Zagreb. I also know there's a direct ...
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Cheapest way from Frankfurt Hahn to Wiesbaden? [closed]

What is a cheapest way to go from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Wiesbaden main station by public transport? And vice versa.
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What is cost in Paris Metro between Zones 1-2 & are 2016/2017 Carnet EUR 1.45 tickets still valid as new rates are EUR 1.90?

My journey will be (to/fro) Republique Metro Station to Bobigny/Pablo Picasso Metro Station. The vianavigo.com (is it official? looks like) lists the journey as single line, and cost one ticket (EUR 1....
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Is it possible to get from Tiberias to Ben Gurion airport by sheruts?

Is it possible to get from Tiberias to Ben Gurion airport by sheruts (share taxis)? Do I need to change bus at some places? How much would it cost (approximately)?
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Using child car seats in Cuba?

A family is planning to travel to Cuba with an infant. They will arrive in Varadero airport, and will be staying in an all-inclusive resort about a 40 minute drive from Havana. They would like to be ...
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What's the most up to date search engine for transit within the UK?

So Transport Direct closed in 2014 and now I am trying to find my way from Heathrow to Bristol at 19:30 or so on a (not so) bright November Monday. Searching GWR gives me results that go to Reading ...
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Where does the international bus from Yerevan to Tabriz drop passengers?

Anyone know the exact location that the international bus from Yerevan to Tabriz drops in Tabriz? It's a night bus and arrives at 2 am. For the safety reason, I'd like to know the location it stops ...
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Deutsche Bahn not responding?

I had recently booked a ticket using their online portal. I tried using VISA twice, but it showed transaction failed. Then I booked using SOFORT(successful). Next day I found they had credited the ...
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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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Are credit cards (Master Card) widely accepted in Budapest?

Are credit cards accepted in the museums and restaurants in Budapest? When used in a restaurant, is there a minimum amount you have to spend in order to pay by credit card? What about public ...
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How to change a Deutsche Bahn flex ticket with mandatory reservation

I have a flexible full fare ticket from Deutsche Bahn for the ICE train from Paris Gare del Est to Frankfurt. For these trains there is a mandatory seat reservation, which I have for the connection I ...
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TFL Journey planner that optimises for price? Or at least avoids zone 1?

There are many journeys in London that are cheaper when avoiding zone 1, avoiding national rail and using buses for some or all of the journey. Is there a good manual method of finding such routes or ...
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Tramway from airport to Casablanca

The Casablanca Tramway appears to run an “R” line from the Mohammed V International Airport to the city center according to this map. This 2015 news announcement seems to say that there is indeed a ...
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What are the metro prices in Singapore

I am interested in the fares for the metro or bus system in downtown Singapore. I search in the website but I was not able to find a proper table with fares. It seems that the prices change ...