Questions tagged [public-transport]

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Vienna public transit ticket rule

The official page says Single tickets (Einzelfahrscheine) can be used to travel once in one direction and are valid from the time they are punched in a validating machine. You may change between ...
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Washington DC metro rail and bus

I will be travaling to Washington DC for 6 days, and trying to figure out how to best get around in the city. I very much like the idea of not having to worry about buying tickets for each single trip,...
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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 tell where train doors will stop in Japan?

In Japan I see different markings on platforms. I think these have to do with lining up for each train based on the line type and the number of cars, but I can't seem to ever get it right. How can I ...
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Where is this blue tile in the New York subway?

About three years ago I took this picture inside a subway station somewhere in New York, either in Manhattan or Brooklyn. Now that I'm back in New York for a short while, I'd like to track down this ...
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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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Lyon public transit ticket conditions?

http://www.tcl.fr/en/Fares/Fares/Single-ticket/Ticket says "(DESCRIPTION EN ATTENTE)" which Google says is simply "Description is waiting". So what are the conditions? Is it valid only for a single ...
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Cheapest way to travel around the world [closed]

If someone is money-poor, time-rich, what are the cheapest ways to travel halfway or the whole way around the world? For example: Starting in Australia or South America traveling to Northern Europe, ...
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Transport from Frankfurt Hahn Airport [closed]

What is the best and cheapest way of transport from HHN airport Germany to Leonardo City Hotel,Mailander Strassse 1 Frankfurt ?
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Train from Oslo airport to Drammen

I'm flying into Oslo airport on Monday 4th August, landing around 3 pm. I need to get to Drammen by train. Where do I buy a ticket and is it easy? Also any advice on platforms etc is greatly ...
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Getting around in Norway by public transport

I am planning to go to Norway for two or three weeks next year. Is it possible to get around the country by public transportation (busses and trains) only? Are smaller towns connected by public ...
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Caught in Czech Republic for travelling with invalid ticket

Recently, I spent the weekend in Prague. I had purchased a 24h transport ticket and validated it in my first visit using a Tram (at 10:45). At the end of the day, I was stopped in a metro station and ...
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Can I refill 7-day Unlimited MetroCard to use as Pay-Per-Ride MetroCards after 7 days or vice versa?

A NYC MetroCard will cost $1 (as of today) each time we apply for a new card. So can we refill the "7-day Unlimited MetroCard" after it expires? For an example if I go to subway station on 8th day and ...
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With '7-day Unlimited MetroCard' in NY do I have to wait 18 minutes to transfer from one line to another?

Let's say during my trip I have to make a transfer from one line to another. According to the Google search I did, I found that in most of the stations where multiple lines are interconnected, we can ...
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Options for getting around Sydney for Tourism

We are 4 friends who are going to Sydney, Australia for 3 days from 31st December 2017 to January 3, 2018. We are going to Sydney for tourism purpose. So, for travelling within Sydney and nearby areas ...
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Public transport in Warsaw - time tickets

Where can I purchase the 20 minutes time tickets for public transport in Warsaw? Can I get it in all of the Metro stations and in Bus? Can I pay by credit card? Can I buy it using vending machines?...
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Is it possible to use the Mobilklippekort in Copenhagen as a group ticket?

Is it possible (and advisable from a practical point of view) to use the Mobilklippekort as a group ticket to get around city centre in Copenhagen?
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Is it possible to buy a 24-hour ticket at Copenhagen airport in advance?

Is it possible to buy a 24-hours ticket (not a city pass) at Copenhagen airport in advance and validate it in a bus the day you want to use it?
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How to buy a weekly ticket for Munich public transport?

I often travel to Munich and figured it would be more cost effective to get a weekly ticket. The official website mentions you can do so at most ticket machines by purchasing a ticket called the ...
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Rocky beach accessible from Faro by public transport [closed]

We'll be spending a couple days this summer in Faro, and we would like to visit a nice beach with cliffs near the sea. The difficulty is that we won't have a car, so we will use public transport, but ...
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travel from Dublin airport to Direct Ferries Terminal [duplicate]

Will arrive in Dublin Airport at 10:20AM and need to find our way to the Direct Ferries Terminal. Our ferry leaves at 2:30PM and should arrive an hour before departure. What would be the best mode of ...
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What are the current budget options for getting from Chinatown to KLIA2: Terminal 2 of Kuala Lumpur International airport?

Public transport in Kuala Lumpur seems to be improving faster than ever. Also, since my first visit only a few years ago, Air Asia has moved from the LCCT (Low-Cost Carrier Terminal), now closed, to ...
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Is it frequent that a tomato is thrown at a tram in Berlin/Germany?

When I arrived at Berlin and got on a tram and took a seat near the door, a tomato was thrown just before the door was closed. It hit the window and two people in front of me got a broken piece of ...
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How long will it take to get from Los Angeles Metro's 7th St./Metro Center to Hollywood and Highland via Metro Red?

I plan to take Metro's Red Line subway in Los Angeles to get from Metro's 7th St./Metro Center station to Hollywood and Highland station on a Friday at around 1:00-1:30pm, and would like to know how ...
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Visiting the statue of Liberty

I will be staying in a hotel called Days Inn and Suites Jamaica JFK airport 9566 Tuckerton st, Jamaica and I will be with my wife and 3yrs old kid. What is the best way to visit the statue of Liberty ...
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Is it possible to change a Trenitalia unused regional ticket after the time of departure of the train?

When you buy a Trenitalia online regional ticket, I have notice that you are allowed to ask for a change of the train. However, the conditions under which you can ask for such a change are not clear ...
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Is it possible to buy tickets for one transport association on the territory of another?

My family will be travelling to the Rhineland in the summer, and I am just beginning to get to grips with the idea of "Verkehrsverbünde", or transport associations. As far as I understand, these offer ...
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What are the options for traveling between Miri, Malaysia and Brunei? [closed]

We are a group of 6 people and we would like to travel from Miri to Bandar Seri Begawan in mid-August. I have found that there exists a bus, but the times are a bit inconvenient for us. Is it ...
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From Abu Dhabi airport to center of Dubai via public transport [closed]

What is considerably the best option (if any) to travel from Abu Dhabi International Airport to center of Dubai, if public transport is the only option (so: no taxi and no rent-a-car option)? I know ...
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Is this the cheapest and time-saving combination to get from LAX to Downtown LA? [duplicate]

This site suggests a cheap way of getting from LAX to downtown LA via LA's Metro Rail. Could someone please verify whether it is still a valid itinerary, and whether it is possibly the best time+price ...
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Moving inside Ohrid, Macedonia [closed]

I am planning to travel to Ohrid, Macedonia for 1 or 2 weeks in September. I will stay near the center of Ohrid. I know that there are a lot of points of views, churchs, monuments to see but what is ...
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Is there a “local” version of the Piccadilly service?

On a recent early morning trip to Heathrow on the Piccadilly Line, the train I was on called at Ravenscourt Park, Stamford Brook, and the other District Line stations it passes through. These stations ...
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Public transport Toronto to Waterloo

I will travel to Toronto and I will need to travel to Waterloo too (from Toronto). Is there any student discount with my Hungarian student ID? I tried to plan my trip and as I saw when I will travel ...
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Cheapest way to get to Westminster from Downtown LA?

I'd like some suggestions on how to cheaply get from Downtown LA (around the Financial District, Union station...area) to Westminster in OC, CA (specifically the Little Saigon Market area there) ...
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Skip first leg of Greyhound journey

When travelling a (US) Greyhound service including a transfer, is it possible to skip the first leg of the journey? For flight tickets we know that this is generally not allowed. But does Greyhound ...
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How long does the bus take to go from Viterbo to Orvieto?

I've found the timetables of COTRAL bus company at its website. However, I find them difficult to interpret. From Monday to Saturday, according to these timetables, there are three buses going from ...
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Melbourne: Traveling from Southern Cross station to hotel at 11 PM

Taking the SkyBus to the Southern Cross Station, then was wondering, the shuttle service there, does it get you to any hotel or apartment hotel? How can I find out? I need to reach the corner of La ...
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg VA without a car

I was thinking of taking my family to Busch Gardens and Water Country in Williamsburg VA. The issue is that we do not have a car or license. It looks like Amtrak has a couple of trains a day to ...
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Purpose of stickers copying license plate number?

On every seemingly 'official' taxi and bus in Peru (including vans and minibuses that seem to be owned by local travel agencies) you see copies of the license plate numbers painted on the vehicles; ...
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Washington DC Metro [closed]

We'll be traveling to Washington DC for a week, and I'm trying to figure out some stuff with the metro. I saw a page that talked about a short trip pass, which lets you take unlimited short trips (...
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How to get from Podgorica airport to Budva by public transportation?

Is there a way to get from Podgorica airport to Budva by public transportation?
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Requesting information about Amsterdam Travel Cards

I'm going to visit Amsterdam in last week of June and I'll stay near Sloterdijk Station. I will land at 9pm in AMS and stay for 5 days. I have done some search and found out there are three types of ...
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What is an acceptable time to wait for other passengers in a songthaew in Thailand?

Today I was taking a Songthaew (shared taxi) in Krabi Town and there were only three passengers, me and two friends, present. The normal fare after 6pm is 60 baht. We were offered to start the ride ...
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How to pay for a single ticket to the driver of the public bus in Lübeck/Travemünde, Germany?

Getting off Finnlines ferry to Travemünde at ~7am and need to reach Lübeck Hbf (main rail station). Finnlines web page specifies, that buses 30/40 and 31 can be used for that either directly, or via ...
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Transit to Monroe NJ on weekends

This is my first question on this site, sorry if it isn't appropriate. I'm trying to find the best way to get from Brooklyn, NY to Monroe, NJ, or at least as close as possible, by public transit, on ...
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Is a bike tout in Ho Chin Minh a scam for tourists?

Walking at night alone (around 23:00 to 4:00) at the center of Ho Chi Minh (mostly district 1), so many touts tried to get me on their bike. I have never got on it, but it might be that they talk to ...
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How to get from Washington Dulles Airport to Edgewood Conference Centre?

I'm traveling from Washington Dulles Airport to Edgewood Ramada conference centre with a suitcase etc. and don't want to take an expensive taxi to get there. Any options?
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Intercity Buses in Israel

Is there a Map of intercity bus routes and schedules? i'd like to do some touring in the galil by public transport
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Where can I find a bus map for Jerusalem, Israel?

Where can I get a map of the bus system in Jerusalem? I'd prefer a paper one, but a digital one will do.
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Transportation between Russia and Ukraine

I'll be in Voronezh this autumn and want to go to Ukraine (Kirovograd) to see some of my family and then fly out again from Moscow. What is the transport situation right now between Russia and ...