Europe Transportation

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Europe Transportation

  • Métro

    Paris Transportation

    Although I'm sure the buses are a much more scenic way to get around Paris, I am a big fan of the metro. The metro is Paris is quite extensive, the maps are easy to follow, and you know approximately how much time it will take to get you from one place to another. The metro runs from 5:30am to 1am (2 am on Friday, Saturday and bank holidays) We...

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  • Tube (Underground, Subway, Metro).

    London Transportation

    Everybody knows about the best way to get around London - the Underground. Therefore, I won't waste too many words about it, as you will easily and quickly become accustomed to it when in London. Just buy a day ticket (£ 5,60 for central London off-peak, i.e. after 9.30am) or an Oyster Card and start your trip through one of the most amazing cities...

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  • Metro-Bus-Tram

    Rome Transportation

    Such as in any big cities metro station in Rome is easy to use and faster Metro is the easiest way to get around in the city, for 1.50 euro it'll take you to your destination around the center and is reliable transport There is a metro every 3 minutes, just be sure you have a handy map with metro lines with you. They announce every stops but only...

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  • Train to & from Schiphol Airport

    Amsterdam Transportation

    update 2013 This does not exist no more as all will change to a chipcard system soon. for tourist info go to Holland Tourist Information Schiphol Airport, Arrivals 2 at Schiphol Plaza Tel: +31 (0)20 702 6000 Opening times: Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 22:00 Think they sell the Iamsterdam card but dont think that includes the train. updated...

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  • To / From Airport

    Barcelona Transportation

    DO NOT USE AERO CITY BARCELONA. ON ARRIVAL THEY MADE MY FAMILY WAIT AN HOUR. THEN ON THE RETURN JOURNEY THEY PHONED TO SAY MAKE YOUR OWN WAY TO AIRPORT. WE GOT THERE BUT MISSED OUR FLIGHT. AFTER 3 MONTHS OF HAGGLING THEY ADDMITTED IT WAS THEIR FAULT. AGREED TO REFUND ME MY MONEY THEN OUT OF THE BLUE THEY SAID I CAN'T HAVE IT. I WOULD NEVER EVER...

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  • Vaporetto

    Venice Transportation

    If you want to do something special with the vaporetto Linea 2 (replaced Linea 82 in 2011), embark at the third pontoon at San Zaccaria (facing the hotel Danieli *) direction Giudecca. Check well that you are on the right pontoon because in summer Linea 2 also continues to the Lido de Venezia. The first stop is the island and church of San Giorgio...

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  • Airport - Transportation to Copenhagen...

    Copenhagen Transportation

    When arriving to Copenhagen I chose to take the train to the city since my hotel was just across the main train station. I bought my ticket in the automatic machine, you can choose the language. The journey took me about 20 min which was great because I really wanted to get to the hotel as soon as possible after almost 10 hrs of flying.

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  • Bus,tram&Metro

    Vienna Transportation

    The City Airport Train, abbreviated as CAT, ist the fastest connection vor Vienna Schwechat Airport (VIE) into the city. It takes you straight to Wien Mitte station without any stops on the way in 20 minutes. It is on the one hand convenient, on the other hand rather expensive compared to alternatives. I took it once because I arrived very late in...

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  • To and From Dublin Airport

    Dublin Transportation

    I am really impressed by these folks. They have a ticket counter right in front of the airport and are really friendly. You can buy online before, at this ticket counter or from the driver at any stop. I bought it from the counter when I arrived and had some time before my bus was due to leave. The gentleman at the counter offered to hold my bags...

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  • Buses

    Lisbon Transportation

    Sintra is a mountaintop town and walking to the site is almost impossible. Upon arriving in Sintra train station exist right and walk about 50 meters and you will see a bus stop with maps and time schedules ….. In order to get to Sintra town and the Moorish Castle and Pena Palace you must take bus #434 a all day ticket cost 5 Euro's … the bus is...

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  • By Bus

    Florence Transportation

    If you like to go to Siena or San Gimignano you have to take a bus at the SITA bus station. This is situated in via Santa Caterina da Siena; it is around 100 meters from Santa Maria Novella train station. There are various buses to Siena every day. The journey should takes one hour to one hour and half to get there. Ask for a "linea RAPIDA" bus....

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  • Tunnelbana (Underground)

    Stockholm Transportation

    The metro of Stockholm is called Tunnelbana (T-Bana) and consists of seven lines, which are grouped into three colours (green, red and blue). It was opened in 1950 and has at present approximately 100 stations, many of which are located in Stockholm's suburbs. The metro network is divided into three zones, which are the basis for the price system....

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  • Métros/Trams/Bus

    Brussels Transportation

    Local public transportation at night is carried out by the following night buses : N01 De Brouckère – Peter Benoit N02 De Brouckère – Saint-Vincent N04 De Brouckère – Cimetière de Bruxelles N05 De Brouckère – Marcel Thiry N06 Bourse – Musée du Tram N07 Bourse – Herrmann-Debroux N08 Bourse – Wiener N09 Bourse – Boondael Gare N10 Bourse –...

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  • Metro

    Athens Transportation

    On 29/1/2000 Athenians met for the first day their metro system, a big project which was finally true after enough years of patience... The reconstructions brought to light parts of the city that had been hidden, most of the stations are mini-museums! Two new lines were added to the old one, Piraeus-Kifisia: line 2 (Anthoupoli - Helliniko) and...

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  • Airport - Connections and Airlines

    Munich Transportation

    UPDATE: Due to construction, there will be significant delays and service changes along the main S-Bahn trunk ("Stammstrecke") between Pasing and Ostbahnhof late nights and weekends through 30 June 2014. During these times, the S-8 will only serve Pasing (planned to be Track 5) and Ostbahnhof (Planned to be Track 7) stations downtown, and the S-1...

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  • Subway/Metro

    Milan Transportation

    An all day ticket valid on metro and busses costs €2.58, good value if you need to travel around. Buy them from kiosks around the city or there are some ticket machines in some stations. Or in 2013 1.5 Eur for a single trip, valid 90 mins.

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  • Travel by Plane Train ,Boat or Car or ...

    Brugge Transportation

    There is a good range of bus services in West Flanders that radiate from Brugge, There are 25 bus routes within the city and many to tourist towns such as Ostend, De Haan etc and the website link here has details. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from the town centre and is near the Concert Hall.

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  • Barajas airport

    Madrid Transportation

    One of the simplest and cheapest ways to get to Madrid central from the airport is take the metro. A single trip was 5 Euro. The airport line is line 8. Once on the train, go to the end of the line (Nuevos Ministerios). Travel time is about 17 from the airport to Nuevos Ministerios. Then take other lines depending on where you're heading off to.

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  • By Metro

    Moscow Transportation

    After the porcelain exhibition the Vorobyovy Gory metro station had got another tenant – the Darwin museum. Its visitors are mostly school kids, and all these figurines substitute for real-life animals – it’s not a zoo, after all. Shame indeed they are protected by thick glass walls, they send reflex into the camera.

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  • Buses

    Crete Island Transportation

    Airport to Kokkini hani,Gouves,Analipsi,Anissaras,Chersonissos,Stalida,Malia, until Agios Nikolaos,Ierapetra and Sitia.This is a route of a bus from the station.The bus always pass in the airport in a certain time,so its easy if you like to take it to reach to your hotel.From the arrival area walk directly to the gate on your right,you will see a...

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  • Buses

    Santorini Island Transportation

    First things – first. The Bus Station does not look like a Bus Station. It is just a big parking area for the busses in Fira. It is just South of the main Square and on a one-way side street. Schedules are in English and posted to the right-hand side near where the benches are to sit on. Most routes are served every hour or half-hour from 7am to...

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  • Bus, tram, metro

    Antwerp Transportation

    The city has trams and buses for getting around town. You can buy a pack of 10 tickets for 7 euro and are good for a set period of time. On weekends the trams run an hour later at night and tie into the night buses which a couple run until 3:30. I thought it was interesting that while some trams run along major streets where there is plenty of...

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  • To/Around

    Salzburg Transportation

    This would be the english website of the public transport of the region Salzburg: www.svv-info.at/en/home There is as well a section where it says "cross-border travel" and this gives you the result, that You CAN indeed buy a pass which is also valid for Upper Austria: www.svv-info.at/en/tickets-and-fares/cross-border-travel/ I would simply write...

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  • By bus

    Krakow Transportation

    Kraków has a good system of transportation by bus. The yellow coloured buses are operated by MPK, Miejskie Przedsiêbiorstwo Komunikacyjne S.A. Buses to other towns have different colours (blue in most cases). Tickets can be bought at kiosks, ticket machines and MPK ticket offices. Prices: Single trip - PLN 2.50 Night ticket - PLN 2.50 Group of...

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  • Buses

    Warsaw Transportation

    I have reached Warsaw from Vienna, it is a place I needed to re-sit to Vilnius. I was happy to use cheap bus service, named as Polski bus. It goes from Warsaw to central Europe cities as Bratislava, Prague, Vienna, Berlin, also stops in some major Polish towns. It is possible to get ticket for 10 euros or so.. :)

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  • Ferry Helsinki

    Tallinn Transportation

    To reach tallinn from Helsinki take the ferry which will drop you at destination in just two comfortable hours. It's best to book online but we saw plenty of people just buying tickets 40 minutes before the ferry was due to leave. It's cheap and comfortable.

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  • City Bus

    Sevilla Transportation

    A few VTers have said they have no problem taking a subway or metro but they find buses too difficult. While I can understand their concerns, Sevilla's bus system is well laid out and inexpensive. Sevilla's bus system is run by Tussam, a local company. Tussam operates about 40 daily bus routes and a tram line. Once we learned how they worked it...

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  • Metro/Buses

    Manchester Transportation

    Manchester's Metrolink is probably the easiest way to get around the various locations in Manchester although it is not always that reliable and is quite expensive. In the Winter the tram service can be a little scetchy especially if there has been a lot of snow and ice. When it was first opened the Metrolink didn't cover very much area but it has...

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  • Public Transport

    Hamburg Transportation

    The public transport company for Hamburg if HVV. For singular train usage, you must purchase your ticket before boarding at the orange vending machines you will find just before entering the train ramps. For buses, as of 2012 you must purchase your ticket on entering the front of the bus from your bus driver (no more Trust System fare purchases...

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  • Metro

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    Using the metro is very easy. Cost 28 roubles. You are given a voucher that you place in slot as you walk through. Note there is a separate entrance to the exit. There are plenty of signs indicating stations in the subway station and in the train itself. (See photos)It is all very easy. Trains seem to run every minute or 2 minutes so Russians don't...

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  • Geneva Airport Train Station

    Geneva Transportation

    On arrival at Geneva airport, the simplest way to get to the city centre is use the train. It seems that every train from the airprot, travels for 6 minutes and then arrives at Geneva Railway station. There are automnated ticket machines, and a one way ticket is reasonably cheap, and at the time of writing it was around 3 ChF.

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  • City Public Transport

    Helsinki Transportation

    Helsinki local transport tickets are valid on trams, buses, metro and local trains that operate within the city limits, as well as the HKL Suomenlinna ferry. Single ticket can be bought from the driver (€2.80), in ticket machines (€2,20, except for tram which is €2). Children's tickets are half of the price of adult tickets. All tickets can be...

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  • BUSES

    Granada Transportation

    I do like the way one can pay the driver on ordinary Spanish buses...it makes life so much easier than having to find a newsagent/whatever where one can buy tickets! So....you've arrived at Granada bus station and you don't want to take a taxi onwards (there are plenty of taxis waiting outside the bus station entrance)? OK, that's easy...

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  • Train

    Verona Transportation

    To get to Verona I took the EuroCity train from Munich via Innsbruck. This is a convenient connection, several times daily, with good mountain views along the way. Second photo: The dining car is fine for having a cup of coffee and using one of the big tables to write on, but I can't honestly recommend having a meal here. Third photo: The main...

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  • Local Buses

    Palma de Mallorca Transportation

    Whilst I was planning our trip I looked up different modes of transfer options, the taxis are really expensive as are the hopper buses. The Palma number 1 airport bus was 2.50euro per person and was an excellent and reliable service every 15 minutes. On arrival you walk out of arrivals the bus stop is well signposted and easy to get to. Save a bit...

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  • Otopeni Airport

    Bucharest Transportation

    Bucharest is well served by Henri Coanda International airport with connections to the most important European destinations. TAROM and Wizz are the two largest airlines. Baneasa Airport, which was once the stronghold of low-cost airlines such as Wizz, has been closed for scheduled traffic and now handles private and business aircraft only.   The...

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  • busses

    Sofia Transportation

    Sightseeing bus leaving daily at 10 am, 12 am just behind Alexander Nevski main Cathedral The price was around 25 Euro and includes a 2 hours tour guide who presents the information about the different sights in an accessible and attractive way but just in English.

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  • The train

    Pompeii Transportation

    Getting to Pompeii and/or Herculaneum is very easy and inexpensive by train from Sorrento (we did) or Naples. Go to the station and ask for round-trip tickets on the Circumvesuviana: you'll want the Napoli-Sorrento line, trains run frequently (although not 24/7) and the trip will take about 30-40 minutes from either place. You'll want to get off at...

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  • Underground

    Glasgow Transportation

    I normally prefer to walk around Glasgow on a warm sunny day, but sometimes the rain can arrive unexpectedly making more sheltered transport desirable. The Subway is an excellent way to travel around Glasgow, although the route is only circular, it crosses the River Clyde twice and stations always connect with city bus routes for onward travel,...

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  • Buses and Taxis

    Ibiza Transportation

    Travelling by bus around Ibiza was very simple and the drivers very polite and helpfull the only time we felt we were getting ripped off was at the bus station in Ibiza town after a very hot day and running for the bus we run into the bus station to get a bottle of water the girl behind the counter charged us 1.50 for a very small bottle of water...

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  • By train

    Porto Transportation

    Travel by train in Portugal is cheap and easy. North from Porto the main line splits into four branch lines. Trains are run by CP. When you buy a train ticket at the ticket office window, you are given a receipt and a green card, the receipt is useless, but the card MUST be validated by a machine on entrance to platform. On board the inspector...

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  • Buses

    Skopje Transportation

    Bus services between Skopje and Sofia run about 6 times a day with a journey time, depending on the border crossing, of about six hours. The service seems to be shared between the Macedonian Transkop Bitola company, the Bulgarian Matpu 96 OOD and a couple of others. The one-way fare at the time of writing was 32 leva (from Sofia) and the equivalent...

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  • Trains

    Innsbruck Transportation

    We did this trip some time ago (and actually contined on through to Switzerland; Zurich, I think). Our daughter was 5 at the time. Room for some luggage by the doors of the train. So it is certainly something that can be done with a younger child - just don't expect them to enjoy the scenery, so take some things along for the child to play with or...

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  • Public Transport

    Düsseldorf Transportation

    Düsseldorf's transport system is a vast and somewhat confusing system of trams, busses and underground trains (more like trams that spend some time underground). There is also a similarly bewildering array of tickets to choose from, from simple single tickets at €1.10 to monthly tickets to the "Ticket 2000 9.00 am by subscription" (whatever that...

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  • By Ferry

    Mykonos Transportation

    the ferries to Delos run half hourly til about 3pm taking about 45 minutes to get to the island where the ancient ruins of the community of 20,000 or so worshipped Dionysus. You can time your visit with a ferry going over and coming back so you have an hour and a half to 2 hours to armed with a map that can be purchased at the entrance where you...

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