How to take bus and trains

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Bandiera_inglese150                              FRECCIA 50                             Bandiera italiana 150

Where can I take the bus for the centre?
Dove posso prendere un autobus per andare in centre?

You need to go to the bus stop number 10 where is at the end of the stree.
Deve andare alla fermata dell’autobus numero10 dov’è in fondo alla strada.

You can buy a ticket at the tobacco shop,or at the bus station.
Può comprare il biglietto alla tabaccheria, o alla stazione degli autobus.

Excuse me, where’s the underpass?
Mi scusi, dov’è il sotto passaggio?

What time does the train leave for Rome? 
A che ora parte il treno per Roma?

From which track does the 8.30 train depart for Bologna?
Da quale binario parte il treno delle ore 8.30 per Bologna?

I want a single bus ticket a 60 min ticket.
Vorrei un biglietto singolo da 60 minuti.

I would like a Weekly ticketplease!
Vorrei un abbonamento settimanale, per favore!

 

Vocabulary

Turn right
A destra

Turn left
A sinistra

Go straight ahead
Sempre dritto

Go back
Indietro

Near
Vicino

Far
Lontano

 

Some tips!

 You have to buy the ticket before getting on the bus.

You have to stamp the ticket from the stamping machine on the bus.

Remember to stamp the ticket before getting on the train! The ticket stamping machines are on the rails or at the ticket office.

 

Ticket inspector

he is a person who sometimes gets on bus or trains for checking the passengers’ tickets.

If you do not have a ticket or you have not stamped the ticket, the controller will make you a fine.

Some kind of trains:

R Treno Regionale (Regional train): it connects small cities in the same region.It only have 2 class seats.

IR Treno interregionale (Interregional train):it connects cities of neighboring regions. It have 1 and 2 class seats.

IC Treno intercity ( Intercity train):it connects all Italy. It’s a faster inter-regional train. It does not stop at all stations, and It has 1 and 2 class seats.

ES Treno Eurostar (Eurostar train): it connects all of Italy. It travels at high speed and stops only at the most important stations. It has 1 and 2 class seats with reservations required.

Frecciarossa/Frecciargento: High-speed rail.