North America Transportation

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North America Transportation

  • Subway

    New York City Transportation

    The New York subway is a wonder of engineering. Not only is it the largest network of its kind in the world, it links together the two islands of Manhattan and Long Island with the mainland state of New York across tunnels under the Harlem and East Rivers. It's also one of the oldest systems in the world, dating back to 1904. Today it runs 24/7 365...

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  • Bus / Shuttles

    Las Vegas Transportation

    The shuttle from the airport to the Strip is the most economic way to get to your hotel. It only costs $7 one way or $13 round trip. Or the Super Shuttle which is $8 to the strip. Either one is open 24 hours so you can catch them at anytime. You may have to stop off at a few hotels before you get to your own though. Airport shuttle service and...

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  • Taxicab

    New Orleans Transportation

    Getting from the airport to downtown or French Quarter could not be easier. The taxis are well organised immediately you leave the baggage claim area and the best part - its a fixed fee. From the airport to the French Quarter is $33 for 1 or 2 people (and the same on the way back) as of April 2013. The cabs will take cash or credit but make sure...

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  • B.A.R.T

    San Francisco Transportation

    BART is the easiest way to get from the East Bay to the city. It is cheaper than paying for parking if you are traveling alone or with another person. From the East Bay to the city, the fare is about $5 one way. Parking is free at many stations. There are announcement screens on the platforms that tell you where the train is going. It is good to...

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  • Buses and coaches

    Orlando Transportation

    Found out about this company here on virtualtourist.com and after receiving a reasonable quote booked our transfer from Orlando to Miami with Star Trans-VIP. We had 19 people with 10000000 suitcases! They offered a mini bus that would fit everyone plus luggage. Very satisfied with their service. Received a confirmation email within 2 hours, driver...

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  • CTA (city trains & buses, the EL)

    Chicago Transportation

    Chicago has a great public transport system with the famous El (Elevated Train), tied-in underground/subway/metro lines, and buses. One can get individual rides or buy tickets for extended periods of time such as several days giving unlimited rides. This makes getting around town easy and enjoyable. The El in particular is a fun way to get around...

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  • Driving

    Los Angeles Transportation

    Don't be nervous about driving in LA if you are a tourist. I landed at LAX on my first ever visit to US and drove straight from LAX to West Hollywood. Also this was my first time driving on the right side of the road. The roads (boulevards) are very wide and the Interstate is super wide. Maybe on your first day driving you could avoid the...

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  • Buses

    Cancún Transportation

    The Great Parnassusò Hotel is located at the distance about 4km from the downtown part of which is known as "El Centro". I used to walk there but preferred to come back by bus. There is a public transit bus system, servicing the hotel zone. It seemed extremely cheap for me. You can watch my 3 min 29 sec Video Cancun Walk along the Hotel's Area ...

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  • Transportation Options

    Key West Transportation

    The Hop on Hop off Trolley Tours of Key West provide the visitor the opportunity to see the sights and then go back and stay a bit longer to explore those areas that are of interest. There are a number of options to choose from. Adults cost $30.40 for a two day pass while children under 13 are free. NOTE local taxes, fuel surcharges, etc are...

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  • Metro

    Montreal Transportation

    The subway (people here call it the metro) is one of the easiest ways to get around Montreal. It's not very expensive either. It can get crowded though, depending on the time of day (morning rush-hour is the worst). Berri-UQAM station is always the most crowded at any point in the day since it's the intersection point for 3 lines. The subway lines...

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  • Skytrain (Translink)

    Vancouver Transportation

    Sky train is the region's most popular form of transportation, and is fastest, and easiest way to get to downtown Vancouver. Driving, and finding parking in downtown, can be a real pain in the butt, so it's best to take the sky train, than explore the area on foot, which is what we did. The trip Surrey took about 30 minutes, much faster than by...

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  • T / subway

    Boston Transportation

    Boston has a modest and reasonably efficient public transportation system known as "The T." The primary means to pay your fare is with Charlie tickets (somewhat similar to Metro tickets in Washington DC and Brussels) can be purchased with a set value and "recharged" at fare machines with cash, credit cards, or old MBTA tokens. As of July 1, 2014, a...

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  • Colectivos

    Playa del Carmen Transportation

    If you want to visit Tulum or Cancun from Playa, you can take a colectivo which is a small minibus. There is no schedule, they leave when they are full. It's 30 pesos to Tulum, 20 to Puerto Aventuras or Cenotes. They leave from Calle 2 between 15 & 20, across from the park. If you are hungry before or after your trip, see my recommendation for a...

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  • By Trolley

    San Diego Transportation

    San Diego has a decent infrastructure for travelers who don't have cars, especially if you are in the downtown area The link to our system is:http://www.sdmts.com/ But the best way I have found is to use GoogleMaps and map and click on the "public transportation" tab. It will even tell you the lines to get on, the cost and how long it will take...

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  • Train / Monorail / StreetCar

    Seattle Transportation

    Amtrak long distance (Empire Builder to and from Chicago and points between, Coast Starlight to Los Angeles and points between) and regional trains (Amtrak Cascades north to Vancouver, British Columbia and south to Eugene, Oregon and points between) depart from King Street Station. It is also served by regional trains (south to Tacoma or north to...

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  • Bus/Transit

    Puerto Vallarta Transportation

    It sounds like the City of Puerto Vallarta designed their public transportation stopping stations so as to unclog traffic and it's design is working. However, this system is costing the public a lot of money! Instead of just paying one fare, they pay two fares even if the same bus is going to the same direction! For example, the blue bus and white...

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  • Taxi Service

    Cabo San Lucas Transportation

    We reserved round trip transportation from the airport to our hotel in Cabo San Lucas through Jesus Omar Escobedo Crespo with Cabo Valet Travel & East Wings. The initial communication from the US was perfect. They contacted us via phone and email with arrangements. We were greeted at the airport and taken to our hotel. The driver requested payment...

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  • MTL Buses

    Honolulu Transportation

    The Carnival like most cruise ship will dock next to Aloha Tower next to Nimitz Highway.. You just have to cross the street ( Highway)and walk toward Waikiki direction and about 3 blocks away from the ship you will see the street ALAKEA ...On that corner of ALAKEA and NIMITZ you will see a bus stop...wait there for the #19 and/or #20 ..Those buses...

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  • Via Rail (train)

    Quebec Transportation

    We thought it would be a breeze walking from the station to our lovely lodgings: a quick, close 8-10 minute walk, or so it appeared by Google map. BUT our little route was riddled with BIG hills, & worse, the sidewalks were cobblestone, which ended up wrecking one of our rolling (carry-on size) suitcases. It didn't help that it was raining & very...

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  • MARTA (Buses & Subway)

    Atlanta Transportation

    The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is one of the easiest ways to navigate around Atlanta. You can purchase a BreezeCard at any kiosk at any of the MARTA stations, load them with your fare ($2.50 each way/$5 round trip), then just tap the magnetic strip to gain access to the platform. Tap your card again upon your arrival to...

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  • San Antonio Streetcar

    San Antonio Transportation

    San Antonio is a super tourist friendly city with everything at a walking distance. If you are driving to the city you can just park your car at one of the many parking garages and start walking. And if you do get tired, the street car is the easiest way to move around the city as it stops at all the major tourist attractions. You can just hop on...

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  • 30th Street Station

    Philadelphia Transportation

    In my previous review of 30th Street Station, I noted how to get from the main concourse to the Market-Frankford Subway Line, and to the Mega & the Bolt Bus Line. In this review I'll discuss parking and regional rail. Taxi service from the main concourse is found upon exiting at the 29th Street (east) side of the station. This area is also the...

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  • Fort Lauderdale Airport

    Fort Lauderdale Transportation

    We had a family group of 11 and needed transportation to the seaport. I contracted with EEZZExpress and they did the round trip for a very reasonable amount. One of our group left his cell phone in the vehicle. I contacted the company and they agreed to send the phone to us at our home in Maryland. They went the extra mile when they did not have to...

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  • Public transit - city

    Ottawa Transportation

    Many Residents of Ottawa or Urbanites believe that getting from A to B or Y to Z, the car =Automobile is the best way, but as one on the fringes of the "Silver Generation", and instead of being caught up in the traffic congestion crawl and stressoing time, Public Transport is the Solution, In this City of ours, aka Ottawa or National Capital...

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  • Driving / Roads

    Yosemite National Park Transportation

    As the URL below notes, the carrying and use of chains by all vehicles, including rentals and those with all-weather tires, can be required at any time there is snow or ice. This can occur both on the road to the Park and within the Park -- decisions on use of tires are made independently. In other words, you may be allowed to drive to the entrance...

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  • Car/Car rental

    Miami Transportation

    I took three cars for three days at Miami in which two of them indicated maintenance required and other one brakes are really bad. I pre purchased fuel before rental where they did not tranfer to second car Hence I was charged 135$ for not filling gas tank. On the other hand I was charged 38$ for refulling charge and no one explained what it is ....

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  • Metro

    Mexico City Transportation

    The best way to move around Mexico City is the METRO. It's fast, it's cheap (each ticket is only MXN $5 = 40 cents of USD and is good for 1 trip including multiple transfers as long as you don't exit the system - new fee valid since 2014), and it takes you almost everywhere (there are 12 lines, the newest one was opened in 2012). You may also try...

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  • Public Transportation

    Houston Transportation

    Metro Solutions is much more than simply a rail transit plan. The bus system component of the plan provides for a massive expansion and upgrade of Metro's bus services. With about 44 new bus routes to provide transit access to currently underserved portions of Metro's service area additional park & ride lots, all-day P&R service, and introduction...

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  • San Diego Trolley

    Tijuana Transportation

    Since the majority of people going to Tijuana are coming from the San Diego area, it may be useful to know that from most hotels / motels there is a bus that will take you to a trolley station. The south bound, Blue Line Trolly ends in San Ysidro, within walking distance of the border to Tijuana, Mexico. The time it takes the trolley to travel...

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  • Bus Service

    Halifax Transportation

    If you're not interested in driving in the city, you can always take the bus. There are buses that cross the bridges between Halifax and Dartmouth daily. I found the best way to figure out how to get from one place to the other is to ask the bus drivers. It's much easier than trying to figure out the schedules. If you wish to find out when the bus...

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  • D.A.R.T. / Other Trains

    Dallas Transportation

    You can get to and from the Dallas/Ft Worth airport quite cheap, but it takes a few steps. (1) Take a shuttle bus to the South Remote Parking lot. Buses from terminals and the CentrePort/DFW Airport TRE Station meet there. Don't worry; the buses wait for each other. (2) Take the shuttle bus to the CentrePort/DFW Airport TRE station. Buy a $2.50...

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  • Bus/Transit

    Victoria Transportation

    Also one of the easiest way to explore the city is by taking this red bus, we haven't used them, but I'm looking for information about it For visitors aren't capable of walking and wants to explore the city on their own peace or for those who's time were limited in Victoria the red bus is an option The red bus stops to all the highlights in the...

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  • Phoenix-Sedona Shuttle

    Sedona Transportation

    I loved my ride with the Sedona Phoenix Shuttle. Rich was so friendly and a great driver. He introduced everyone to me. Some local and a few like me from out of town. I own a timeshare in South Africa and traded to Los Abrigados resort. The shuttle brought me up in two hrs and the rate was only $50.00 one way or $90.00 round trip. I learned from...

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  • Public Transit

    Nashville Transportation

    the bus system in nashville and davidson county is extensive. to figure out which buses to take for a particular destination, go to this extremely helpful "trip planner" website -- http://www.nashvillemta.org/Nashville-MTA-Trip-Planner.asp. this website gives you the bus route number, for which you can find detailed maps and schedules at...

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  • Bus Tours

    Yellowstone National Park Transportation

    This is a tour run by Xanterra who also run the hotels at the parks. It is not run by the NPS. This is a full day tour, and travels along the lower portion of Yellowstone's figure eight road system. The major sights include the Upper and Lower Geyser Basins, Yellowstone Lake, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, and Norris Geyser Basin. On...

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  • Disney Transport

    Anaheim Transportation

    If you're feeling like you want some Hollywood action after taking in Disneyland, catch a very convenient, direct ride to Universal Studios via bus. Once, I made this 36 mile trip and was pleased with the smooth ride. Granted, there are a few hotel pick stops and some traffic but hey- this is southern CA and traffic waits come with the territory....

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  • Trolley

    Saint Augustine Transportation

    I bought a trolley ticket (good for 3 days) the first day I was in St. Augustine and rode it around to familarize myself with the city before doing any sightseeing. The trolley is very useful especially if you are staying in downtown St. Augustine as parking is almost impossible to find unless you pay $6+.

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  • Light Rail

    Baltimore Transportation

    Baltimore's Light Rail system connects the Inner Harbor with Hunt Valley, Glen Burnie, Baltimore Penn Station, and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Service runs from 6 AM - 11 PM Monday - Saturday, but only 11 AM - 7 PM on Sunday. Schedule. On weekdays, trains run approximately every 10 minutes through Downtown Baltimore, every 20 minutes or so...

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  • Trolleys and Buses

    Tampa Transportation

    Ambiance Transportation offers daily scheduled bus transportation service between Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. From the website the coach is new and quite nice. The trip is approx 4 hours. They have reclining seats, overhead bins, AC, a on-board bathroom, and free movies on board so remember to bring your headsets. Note due to high gas...

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  • Trolley

    Memphis Transportation

    These run quite often, go near most attractions in Memphis not airconditioned and opened windows bring in bugs. If you are disabled or elderly you will have to call MATA and let them know 2 weeks before you come to visit so that they can issue you a proper id. Once you get this you will not have to pay full fare. Having an id from your own state...

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  • Greater Richmond Transit

    Richmond Transportation

    AROUND The only economic way to get around Richmond without a car is to use public buses run by GRTC (Greater Richmond Transit Company). Keep in mind that, like in most American cities, the buses don't reach many suburbs. They operate from 5.00 am to 1.00 am: daily in the City of Richmond and Mon-Fri in Henrico County. Ticket costs $1.50 (local...

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  • By Car

    Monterey Transportation

    There are many Metered Parking Slots along Cannery Row and the absolute limit is just 2 hours and you have to be early as to find the cheap metered parking since it will fill up rapidly before 10:00 am. There are several Pay Parking options in monterey and parking near the Main Stores and Shopping Malls in Cannery Row like the Cannery Row Garage...

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  • Greyhound or Amtrak

    Portland Transportation

    Finished in 1896, and significantly remodeled between 1927 and 1930, Portland's Union Station has seen train traffic to and from the City of Roses peak at over 200 trains a day, drop down to a mediocre three per day in the 1980s, and slowly revive through the 1990s and 2000s, thanks to the state of Washington effort to develop the Cascades service....

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  • Getting around in Edmonton

    Edmonton Transportation

    If you plan on travelling all day on bus & LRT, you might want to consider buying a DayPass for $7.50. Staying for a week or two & using public transit? Buy a book of 10 tickets. Each ticket ($2.10) will save you 40 cents off of a regular cash fare ($2.50).

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  • Getting to Winnipeg

    Winnipeg Transportation

    If you plan to arrive by plane, Winnipeg is rarely a direct flight and your choice of carriers is limited. Air Canada is the dominant carrier in Canada and has the most International connections. If you are coming from another city in Canada, don't forget about WestJet. Also NorthWest Airlines and United Airlines provide service to Winnipeg. If...

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