Questions tagged [transportation]

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How to get from Hong Kong airport to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa at the border and if possible avoiding stairs?

How to get from Hong Kong airport (HKG) to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") at the border as a French citizen, and if possible avoiding stairs?
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Staying in Sunnyvale, visiting San Francisco 1 day. Which transport pass?

I would be staying in Sunnyvale and will go to SF for 1 day. Which transport pass would be the best ? I am seeing that one needs Caltrain to go to SF back and forth, and inside SF there are MUNI and ...
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Best transportation option for living 4 months in Vienna?

Starting from March I will be living in Vienna for 4 months. During this period, I have to go to work (15 min via U2) and come back every day during the week. Also, some weekends I would like to ...
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Japan: Car rental vs public transport

I'm planning a trip through Japan at the moment and stumbling over the question of transport. I read that I (from Germany) need a translation of my driver's license (which should not be a problem), ...
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Travelling to Kyzyl, Tuva from Mörön, Mongolia

How would one get from Mörön, Mongolia (near lake Khövsgöl), to Kyzyl, Tuva, Siberia, Russia? Our prior research indicates that unless one holds a Russian or Mongolian passport, one will not be ...
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Traveling on the ABC islands (Lesser Antilles)

During Christmas, I want to travel to the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao). I know I can only fly between the islands, but how can I travel on the islands? Is it difficult to rent a car? Is ...
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Alternative to SuperShuttle at LAX?

It has recently been announce that the SuperShuttle is totally closing down at LAX (and everywhere else). (SuperShuttle is going out of business. Its last rides are Dec. 31) This is a service that I ...
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Best way to travel from Copenhagen to Gothenburg and when to book the tickets? [closed]

I am a 22 year old male. I will be landing at the Copenhagen Airport on Thursday around noon and from there on have to reach Gothenburg. I don't have any strict time limits about reaching Gothenburg ...
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What's the use of trains that spend 6+ hours of daytime en route? [closed]

There's such thing as "a daytime train" - a train which runs all the route during daytime. Some of them run really long routes - 500-700 kilometers - and a train spends 6-8 hours en route to run such ...
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Getting from Tromsø to Bodø with buses

How to get from Tromsø to Bodø through Narvik with buses? How much does the trip cost and where to find the timetables?
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Can I bring personal computer from UK to Ukraine for personal use?

I will be travelling to Ukraine for a 1-2 months and I am wondering if I could bring my personal computer with me (for personal use of course), or is this prohibited?
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Travel options from Tg Belungkor to Desaru and back for 5 people

I'm planning to take the ferry from Changi Point, Singapore to Tanjung Belungkor, Malaysia. What are my options from continuing from Tg Belungkor to the resort area in Desaru, and then back? I'm ...
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Where can I find some maps showing where the stations and lines of micros and other types of mini-buses (e.g., combis) are located in Lima, Peru?

According to the Wikipedia page on Transport in Lima: Micros (minibus) are the most common means of public transportation in Lima. I could find some maps for the stations/lines of the ...
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Getting from Kuching to Semenggoh

Many guidebooks (including Lonely Planet Borneo Aug 2019 edition) and websites still claim that you can take Bus No. 6 (4 ringgit) from Kuching to Semenggoh. However, my hostel staff tell me that ...
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Traveling in Europe Solo - 18 years old. Feasible?

My dream is to spend a month in Europe after graduating high school. Based on my situation, I will have to travel alone since there is no one else here who would be able to make such a trip. I am an ...
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Marrakesh airport to Jemmaa el-Fna

What's the best way for a couple of European tourists to get from Marrakesh airport (RAK) to a hotel near the Jemaa el-Fna without undue hassle or expense? The airport website says the taxi fare ...
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The simplest way to get to and from Wagah border ceremony

I will be staying in Amritsar for a few days but will be on a tight schedule. Since I want to see the Wagah border ceremony, what do you think would be the best way to get from Amritsar to Wagah, see ...
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Cost of RER/Metro monthly pass in Paris

I’m going to be living in the 18th arrondissement for three months. What is the cost of an RER & Metro pass monthly? I used to live in Saint Germain En Laye years ago and the pass cost about $90. ...
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Transferring between Pudong International Airport and Hongqiao International Airport

I am arriving from London via an Air China flight in Pudong at 6:45 a.m. and have an Air China flight to Shenzhen that departs from Hongqiao at 11:30 a.m. I understand that there's a shuttle service ...
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How long does it take to travel from Bangalore to Hampi?

How long does it take to travel from Bangalore to Hampi and back? Should I first reach the Majestic Bus Stand in Bangalore and take a bus from there? I've been told it takes 7 hours. Am I going to ...
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Stockholm public transport ticket prices for young people

It seems that a reduced price for transportation tickets within Stockholm is available for young people up to the age of 20 years. But I can't find out whether it is up to 20 (including 20) or if you ...
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How to get to Sultanahmet from Istanbul New Airport?

Can someone give me instructions on how to get to Sultanahmet from the new airport. I found out about the bus route IST-20 but I couldn't find if it really exists or how much is it and should we buy ...
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Getting from Chiayi to Alishan through Fenqihu on a Sunday

I'll be arriving from Taipei to Chiayi on a Sunday morning by THSR (I'm flexible with times). I will also need to leave a bag in a hotel near the TRA Chiayi Station. I want to go to Alishan (without ...
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Getting from Chaiyi THSR station to Chiayi City

What's the optimal way to get from Chaiyi THSR station to Chiayi City by public transportation? According to Google Maps, there is bus 7211, but it takes almost 2 hours to travel only 15 km (I don't ...
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How does one get to Lake Vivi, at the geographical center in Russia?

In 2008 I went to Novosibirsk, Russia, for a solar eclipse. We were told at the time that The Chapel of Nikolai the Miracle Maker in town marks the geographical center of Russia. I also went back in ...
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Explore Alps without a car

I intend to visit some cities in the Italian Alps (for ex: Belluno, Bolzano) but my greatest wish is in fact to visit the little villages inside the valleys (Siusi, Funes, and so on). The problem is ...
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How to get from Haifa to Ben-Gurion (TLV) airport on Saturday?

I need to get from Haifa to the Ben-Gurion airport (codename TLV), on a Saturday, for an afternoon flight; let's say I need to be at the main terminal (Terminal 3) by 14:00. As is well-known, however,...
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Transfer from Geneva Airport to La Thuile

I am trying to book a last minute ski trip for the Easter weekend. I am about to purchase my flight tickets, but I'm unable to do so, because I am not sure how I can get myself from Geneva Airport to ...
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Uber Car Seat/Family Orlando

We will be travelling to the Orlando area with our 3 year old soon and are trying to figure out local transportation. Uber seems to have services called Uber Family and Uber Car Seat, and they are ...
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Parking rules for motorbikes in Rome, Italy

I'm going to travel Italy by a motorbike. This is my first travel long distance using this kind of transportation. What are the parking rules and norms in Italy (especially, in Rome) for bikes? ...
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Offline public transportation trip planning for Rome

I'm going to Rome, and I want to use just public transportation. However, Google Maps doesn't offer the transportation services in the offline mode, it just offers to save the street map. How can I ...
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Hanoi Airport to Halong Bay transfer time

We are getting into Hanoi airport at 7:40 (AM) and a potential cruise is leaving at 12:30 with a 12:15 start of boarding. Apparently there is a new toll road that brings the drive time down to 2.5 ...
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How to buy train tickets in Indonesia?

So I'd like to know 2 things: I want know all the possible options to buy train tickets in Indonesia (assuming you can buy them from different places). Is there any advantages when using one option ...
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Any ride-sharing services for getting from Indiana to Texas?

I'm trying to get to Texas. I have family that I need to get to. Is there any app or website where one can hitch a ride with people driving this route?
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For how long does an Easy Card remain active if not used?

Does Taiwan's Easy Card get deactivated if one doesn't use it for a while? How long does it take for the card to get deactivated? What happens to the balance that remains on the card? Can the card be ...
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Is it feasible to travel daily from Gavà to Barcelona?

We are planning a 5 day trip to Barcelona and due to a limited budget we were thinking of staying in Gavà and then travelling to Barcelona, practically every morning. Do you consider this as feasible ?...
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Traveling from Ushguli to Batumi, Georgia in one day

I'll be trekking in Georgia in September from Mestia to Ushguli as a group of 4 people. We have a flight booked back home departing from Batumi at Friday morning around 9:30 AM, while we're planning ...
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Is it possible to book adjacent seats on a NightJet train?

Me and my friend would like to book two second class coach seats on a NightJet train from Vienna to Venice at oebb.at. We'd really like them to be next to each other, ideally, facing each other. ...
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Sape to Labuan Bajo, how to?

I am in Indonesia, I want to go from Sape (east of Sumbawa) to Labuan Bajo (west of Flores) by sea transportation. I'd like to know: Type of transportation Departure times Length of journey Price ...
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May I use a railway velocipede on actively-used British railways? [closed]

If a railway is still in use in UK, am I legally permitted to use a railway velocipede on it? (Or) Is it dangerous even if I can take it off the railway when I hear a train coming?
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How can I legally visit the United States Minor Outlying Islands in the Pacific?

The United States Minor Outlying Islands (USMOI) are nine islands or groups thereof, eight of which are remote outposts in the Pacific Ocean with no permanent residents (the other is in the Caribbean)....
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Regarding myki Explorer pack

According to this website, the myki Explorer pack includes a day unlimited travel in metropolitan Melbourne. It's also mentioned there that it includes $9 myki Money for travel. Does it mean that ...
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How to travel from Montreal to Quebec City without a car?

This is related to Hiking around Quebec City As I'll spend a few days in Montreal, then a few days in Quebec, I'd like to avoid renting a car just to go from one town to the other one. What's the ...
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Cheapest option to get a bike for a week Amsterdam

Amsterdam is bike city. Almost every local has a bike, and I remember there are quite a few places where you can rent one. But - rentals are probably expensive (this answer says 15 EUR / 24h); and I ...
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are there shuttles to Canary Island ferry ports

Do shuttles exist from Canary Island airports to the inter-island ferry ports? I want to rent a car at an airport, use it on that island for a few days and then return it to the airport. Then I need ...
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What transportation is available from Costa Rica to Nicaragua?

We will be flying in to San Jose Costa Rica in January for 3 weeks, and would like to spend part of that time in Nicaragua. What is the easiest, least expensive way to get to Lake Nicaragua area?
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How can I get a reliable taxi/car service in LA?

I am fully aware LA is based around the car and has limited public transport. But I'm planning to be there a few days and will not be able to drive a car of any kind. I already have the airport ...
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Public transport with luggage from Schiphol to Amsterdam city

I am trying to evaluate if it is worth taking a cab from Schiphol to Centraal station (hotel is nearby station). The luggage is nudging me in the direction of a cab, however, public transportation is ...
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Collecting the “Multi-person ticket” in the Taiwan Railways Booking app

I installed the official app, booked two tickets for a train ride, paid, and chose to pickup locally. Now I have one ticket in my app, but the second ticket shows “tickets divided, waiting for pickup”....
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How can I get from LYS airport to the city center of Lyon?

My flights will be arriving at LYS airport on a Thursday afternoon (around 2 o'clock and leaving on a Sunday evening (around 8 o'clock). From the airport I want to get to the city center and ...

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