Transportation Guides

We’ve turned to our expat editors and others in the Matador travel community to create guides on how to take the bus, the subway, the tram, the bike share, in cities all over the world. Because when it comes to transportation, the best way of getting around a place might not be immediately intuitive or accessible to travelers.

Check below to find out which London bus routes still use the old-style double-deckers, which tram lines are most useful for navigating Amsterdam, where to catch longtail boats in Bangkok, and how to take the bus in Buenos Aires like you know what’s going on.

Transportation Guides Articles
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You’ll soon be able to take a road trip from Moscow to New York

by Morgane Croissant

Visual proof that overland motorcycling is the best way to travel

by Deniz Ölçek
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Travelers beware! This is how little it takes to get thrown off a plane

by Morgane Croissant

13 images that show why traveling New Zealand in a van is the best way to do it

by Ben Adkison

This train could take you across the US in under 4 hours

by Morgane Croissant
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8 reasons you should never try to visit a city on a layover

by Nick Pachelli
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The ultimate list of airline surf baggage policies

by Matt Clark
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Eurail: A rite of passage for the American traveler

by Rory Moulton
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10 truths about traveling on a Eurail pass

by Vanessa Van Doren
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14 of the most scenic rail routes in all of Europe

by Rory Moulton
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13 reasons you need to see Europe by train

by Matt Hershberger
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How to: Travel to Socotra Island, Yemen

by David Page

Cycling guide to Edinburgh’s Water of Leith path

by Natalie De Winter
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7 confessions of a Toronto commuter

by Leviana Coccia

How to survive the New York City subway

by Lindsay Buckley

These nightmarish airplane seats may become a frightening reality

by Katka Lapelosová
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4 reasons train travel is still the best

by Matt Hershberger

6 tips for driving and surviving in São Paulo

by Elise Kiera Hahl
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