Many people use public transport systems on a regular basis. Here are some phrases you may use or hear while traveling by bus or train.
At the bus or train station
Where can I buy tickets from?
Where’s the ticket office?
What time is the next bus to California / Chicago / London?
Can I buy tickets on the bus / train?
What time is the next train to Edinburgh?
Tickets can be single or return. A return ticket allows you to travel to a place and back usually over the same route. If you buy a single ticket, you can travel to a place, but you will have to buy another ticket to go back.
How much is a single ticket to Agra?
How much is a return ticket to Bangalore?
I’d like a single ticket to Gurgaon.
I’d like to renew my season ticket, please.
In many countries children and senior citizens are eligible for concessions while traveling by public transport systems. If you have your aged parents or young children traveling with you, you have to mention it while buying tickets.
How much is a child single ticket to Bandra?
How much is a senior citizen’s return ticket to Chennai?
How much is a first class single ticket to Kochi?
How often do the trains run to Bangalore?
‘Which platform do I need for Kolkata?’ ‘Platform 3’
‘Is this the right platform for Bangalore?’ ‘No, you need platform 2.’
‘How often do the buses run to Kochi?’ ‘Buses run every ten minutes.’