The best public transportation in Europe

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The best public transportation in Europe

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Tram 28 - Lisbon, Portugal

The classic yellow tram runs through the steep and densely built-up Alfama- district. The Remodelado trams (designed in the 1930s) follow Route 28 and are undoubtedly the best way to sniff the atmosphere in the medieval alleys. Tip: plan your trip early, because tourists love it!

Single ticket € 2.85, day pass € 6.

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# 11 bus route - London, England

Experience London like a true local and ride along with this normal bus. Route 11 goes from Fulham to Liverpool Street Station, via Chelsea, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Saint Paul's Cathedral and Bank of England.

Single ticket £ 1.50 (approx. € 1.74), day pass £ 5 (approx. € 5.80).

Vaporetto - Venice, Italy

Forget the gondolas and opt for public vaporetto's (water taxis). A lot cheaper compared to a private trip and you will be treated to the same beautiful views over the Venetian canals!

Single ticket € 7.50, day pass € 20.

Tram line 2 - Budapest, Hungary

The tram along this route runs slowly along the Danube and lets you look out at the towers of Castle Hill, the Jewish Memorial (the shoes on the Danube quay) and the impressive parliament.

Single ticket Ft350 (approx. € 1.13), day pass Ft1650 (approx. € 5.34).

Bosphorus Ferry - Istanbul, Turkey

Traveling between Europe and Asia for less than a euro? It's possible! The ferry across the Bosphorus connects the two sides of the city, which extends over the two continents. Go especially at sunset, for a beautiful view of the city skyline, full of minarets.

Single ticket ?4 (approx. € 1.13).

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Batobus - Monte Carlo, Monaco

Sailing with the electrically driven ferry in Monte Carlo immediately adds an extra touch of glitter and glamor to the port of Monaco. They may not be expensive yachts, but they do offer the same view and leave you with enough change to try your luck at the casino.

Single € 2.

Coastal tram - Belgium

The Belgian Coastal tram runs along the North Sea coast and is the longest in the world at 67 kilometers. The tram takes you from De Panne to Knokke-Heist and on the way you can jump off at one of the 68 stops. In short: lots of coast for little money!

Single ticket € 3, day pass € 5, week pass € 20.

Transport Card - Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva is very beautiful, but oh so expensive! To lure travelers with a small budget here, the city offers a free Geneva Transport Card for those staying at least one night. With this card you can travel for free via bus, tram and taxi boat.


Mersey Ferry - Liverpool, England < / h2>

Jump aboard Europe's oldest ferry service and sail from Seacombe to Pier Head (a trip of about 10 minutes). When the two towers of the Royal Liver Building come closer, it will be difficult not to roar along with "Ferry across the Mersey."

Monday to Friday 7.20 - 9.40am, 5 - 6.40pm. Single ticket £ 2.50 (approx. € 2.90), return £ 3 (approx. € 3.48).

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