Questions tagged [public-transport]

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What ways would you recommend for paying for the transportation services in Hong Kong?

Does the public transportation system in Hong Kong accept a foreign credit card or debit card, or US dollars? The same question about the other transportation systems for cabs or Uber like services. ...
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Metro plastic card Valencia

On a trip in 2015 I bought a plastic card for the metro in Valencia, Spain. It seems to be a Móbilis Card as shown here: Are these still in use and will my card still be working on my trip next week?
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Can I use the 1-Day CTA pass from O'Hare?

The Chicago "L" has a penalty fare for boarding at O'Hare airport, charging $5 instead of the ordinary $2.50. However, an unlimited day pass is available for $5. Can the unlimited day pass ...
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Can I see my TFL travel history when I've used contactless?

On a visit to London I used a contactless credit card to tap in and out of public transport. I know that can look up travel history online for Oyster cards, having done so in the past, but can it be ...
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Is there a way to find hotels along a subway/metro line?

Is there a way (app or website) to find hotels along a subway or metro line if I don't really care about which station? For example, if I need to get to Heathrow airport in London, I would like to ...
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Long same-day layover at Heathrow T5

I am a US citizen and will be traveling in January to Israel. On my return, I might have a seven-and-a-half-hour layover at Heathrow T5. Would that be enough time to pass through His Majesty's Border ...
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Paris public transport apps: Île-de-France Mobilités vs. Bonjour RATP

I'm moving to Paris in few weeks and currently checking useful apps for daily use. Can you please advise what is the best app to use for public transport in Paris? I am confused between the two apps ...
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How to book Thai train tickets online for Train #40?

I've tried booking tickets for Train #40 (BKK - Surat Thani line) via a couple of websites without success. The following websites tell me "this trip is not bookable" (while tickets for ...
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are any Paris Metro stations outside zones 1-3?

In Paris you have the RER lines, which are denoted by letters, and the Paris Metro, which are denoted by numbers. My question is... are there any Paris Metro stations that are outside of zones 1-3? ...
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What happens if the remaining balance on your Oyster card is insufficient for the route you took?

What happens if you use your Oyster card to get into the tube system and then, when you're trying to exit, find that you don't have enough funds on your card to cover the balance of the journey? I ...
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Transportation to/from airport in São Paulo

I will be traveling to São Paulo soon with my eleven year old, and am curious to know what the recommended way to get to/from the airport (São Paulo-Guarulhos International, GRU to Expo Center Norte). ...
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Where can I park and get public transportation to SoFi stadium in Los Angeles?

Some friends and I are going to the Chargers game at SoFi Stadium . The parking is sold out and I've been trying to figure out a way to park somewhere nearby and ride public transportation to the ...
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How can you buy a Presto card upon arrival at Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport?

I will be traveling to Toronto and flying into Billy Bishop Airport. I will then want to take the streetcar to my hotel, but will of course need to pay for it. The TTC says that I can do so using ...
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Is public transport running from Ushuaia to Tierra del Fuego National Park?

Pre-pandemic, public transport ran between the town of Ushuaia, and Tierra del Fuego National Park. Ushuaia Integral SE appears to service the town with a few bus routes, confirmed by the municipality ...
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Does Elizabeth Line run on weekend?

This Saturday I will need to get from central London to Heathrow Airport with minimal luggage (a backpack and a very small, carry-on size, wheeled case). On the surface of it, Elizabeth Line is ...
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Is it possible to buy and use tickets in Paris public transport directly from a smartphone?

I am visiting Paris and am trying to figure out the most convenient way to use public transport. I am aware that I can purchase a Navigo Easy travel card and load t+ tickets or day tickets on it, and ...
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Where to find hikes accessible in November and reachable by public transport from Denver?

I will be in Denver in a couple of weeks on business and have two days free. I'd like to go into the mountains and take a hike, but I'm having trouble finding the right information. (It's my first ...
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Is paying for a bus in Paris by cash or card possible in 2022?

When you are sure you want to use a bus in Paris, France, you can buy a ticket in advance, they use the same tickets as the Metro. As I will only be in Paris for this one cross city connection and not ...
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How do I find the PIN for a Connect Cluj public transport smartcard?

I bought a bus ticket from one of the many ticket machines around Cluj Napoca - and it came on a Connect Cluj smartcard - and now trying to top the card up to use again, however after clicking reload ...
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How to get from Detroit to Windsor without taking the Tunnel Bus or a private car?

I am currently in Detroit and want to get to Windsor in Canada, to continue onwards towards Niagara Falls. I don't have a car. Normally, this is possible by taking the Tunnel Bus, but its service is ...
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Is there an app that allows multiple-stops itinerary on public transport?

I am looking for an app that allows you to construct multiple-stop itinerary on + in one query : A -- B # What is possible A -- C -- B # What I am looking for Google Maps only allow those by car, ...
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OV-chipkaart value and refunds in 2022

Say you were travelling from Brussels to Amsterdam by train, spending 2-4 days in Amsterdam using public transport then travelling from Amsterdam to Antwerp by train. Given 3-5 tram/metro/bus ...
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Travelling from Belgium to Amsterdam by train - NS Flex discount

Say you were travelling from Brussels to Amsterdam by train, spending 2-4 days in Amsterdam using public transport then travelling from Amsterdam to Antwerp by train. According to the NS website, it ...
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Swiss: Does SBB EasyRide take into account a Z-Pass

This question is about the Switzerland SBB app and the Zürich partner network annual pass (Z-Pass). I use the "swipe on" EasyRide feature in the SBB app for most public transportation travel ...
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Can you create a Suica card on a foreign phone/Google Pay account?

I am using a European Google Pay-compatible cellphone and the corresponding region account linked to it and will likely be traveling to Japan. I would like to use contact-less-based public transport, ...
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Tracking , security [closed]

I bought my bf a bus ticket but he left his phone in a bathroom and we've been bickering can I find out if he Ever got on the bus It was in his name with his card
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How do I get from Leixões to Ribeira?

Can I hail a taxi from the Porto Leixões Cruise Terminal near Porto? Or do I need to book? Next quickest transport to Ribeira? I should be at the Cruise Terminal at around 9 am, and will have no ...
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Can I use Revolut for the personal OV-Chipkaart in Netherlands?

They write that I need a Dutch bank account to get a personal OV-Chipkaart in the Netherlands for public transport, but I can't find if Revolut or N26 which are online banks accepted in the ...
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Is there a way to go from Macau to Hong Kong by public transport?

Under normal circumstances, to go from Macau to Hong Kong, you can use the ferry (not affiliated with that any company), the bus or even the helicopter However : TurboJet says : Important Notice: In ...
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Public transport planning in Fez, Morocco

Is there a resource that plans routes, or even a simple map with schedules of public transport in Fez? I have looked it up, and I was unable to find it. Rome to Rio, does this to a certain extent but ...
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Can I use an SN98 mask in Vienna when the requirement is for a lower-filtration FFP2?

According to this website, it is required to use FFP2 masks in Vienna public transport. From what I've read, an FFP2 mask has a filter rate of 94%-95%. In contrast, an SN98 mask has a filter rate of ...
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Can you travel around Lake Vättern (Sweden) by public transport? [closed]

I am planning a relaxed weekend trip near Skövde and I thought of staying at Jönköping and then visiting some places around the lake shore, such as Hjo, Vadstena, Granna, even Visingsö... This is a ...
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Can I get cheaper journeys by avoiding flying?

I live in London. We all know that flying is harmful for the environment but I'm having trouble finding alternative travel options which can price-compete with those under £25 flight tickets, combined ...
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Shortest time between multiple locations using public transport?

I'm wondering if anyone has/knows of a tool that can find the shortest time to travel between multiple locations on a map using public transport? Google maps only allows for A->B journeys with no ...
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Palma center to Coves del Drac

I want to go from Palma center to the Coves del Drac via public transport. I do see routes via Google Maps but where I can find the updated costs of buses? I tried searching on one website but it ...
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Travel pass in Brittany, France?

Is there a travel pass available, with which it is possible to take any (most) train and bus in Brittany within a certain time period (e. g. for one week)? I searched on https://www.mobibreizh.bzh/ ...
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Options for traveling from Miri (Malaysia) to Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) in 2022

After a long period of self-imposed COVID isolation, Brunei reopened to all travel on August 1, 2022. I'm interested in traveling one way from Miri, Malaysia to Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Begawan (...
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How can I look up buses (and other public transport) in Poland? [duplicate]

In Slovakia, we have this thing called Cestovné poriadky (Travel schedules), using which I can look up which scheduled buses I can use to go from some A to some B. Does something like this exists in ...
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Travel guide Yaounde-Cameroon to Goma -Congo (land only ) [closed]

I will like to make a trip from Yaounde Cameroon to Goma-Congo via land only no ferry or river. Please if any one have a guide please help. I'm a Cameroonian with Cameroon passport
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Rejsekort or advance booking for inter-city travel in Denmark

I'm traveling soon between two cities in mainland Denmark. According to the local route planner (https://www.rejseplanen.dk/), the best route is by bus with 3-4 transfers. Do I have to buy ticket ...
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How far can I travel outside Stockholm with unlimited 24-hour TravelCard (Map)?

I'd like to buy a (time-based) unlimited Travel Card for the public transport system in Stockholm, Sweden. But it's unclear exactly how far around the center of Stockholm that this card will be valid ...
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How can I get to Libouchec (Ústí nad Labem) from Prague?

I'm currently in Prague and after I check out of my hotel I will go to Libouchec in Ústí nad Labem, but I just don't know the best way to get there Google Maps will only direct me to Ústí nad Labem ...
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LAX to Anaheim Transfer?

I need to get from LAX to Anaheim on a Saturday afternoon. My hotel is located in Anaheim, south of the S Harbor Blvd-Orangewood Ave crossroads, so getting anywhere in that vicinity would be best. I ...
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Are train times in Google Maps trustable in Tunisia?

I'm checking the timetable for intercity trains in Tunisia on https://www.sncft.com.tn/en/search-result/ Comparing them with Google Maps, they look very different. The official website also looks very ...
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How to go from Tunis to Hammamet fast?

I need to be in Yasmine Hammamet early in the morning. Around 09:30, so taking the train is not a possibility. I've read that there are buses going from Tunis to Hammamet, but I couldn't find any ...
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What is the fastest way from Zurich to Milan

I have an event in Milan My flight transit in Zurich before MXP in Milan I am thinking this can be a great opportunity to enjoy the Swiss views and drive to Milan from Zurich I checked for car rental ...
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German €9 ticket for trains: who's eligible, and what's the catch?

I saw that the German government is offering a special €9 train ticket for a month. I still have some doubts: Is this as good as it sounds? No trick? No additional fee? Are tourists allowed to buy ...
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Can I use a Dutch debit card in UK public transport?

I have a Dutch ING vpay debit card with a chip and NFC. Can I use it at UK bus/tube terminals?
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Is there really only 1 public transport connection a day between Ljubljana and Kranjska Gora?

I'm trying to get from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora, from where I want to take a bus to Vršič pass and hike through the Triglav National park. My question is about the first part of the journey. Using ...
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How to get from MXP to BGY

I am going on a business trip mid June will be staying in Baveno, Italy for 3 days. The company is going to transport us to MXP (Malpensa Airport) where everyone is flying back home. I have other ...
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