Public Transport in German

Taking public transport in a foreign country can be a harrowing experience. Make sure you are prepared for your German experience by taking the time to understand these simple words and phrases. This way you will be as prepared as you can be for your German adventure!

You'll be a master of public transport in German after this lesson!

Here are some of the most basic German words to get you started. Further on in this lesson we will look at the pronunciation of these and more German words.
 

  • zu Fuß - on foot
  • der Bus - bus
  • das Auto - automobile
  • das Flugzeug - airplane
  • das Schiff - ship
  • das Fahrrad - bicycle
  • das Pferd - horse
  • der Laster - truck
  • die Straßenbahn - tram
  • der Anhänger - trailer
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Taking public transport in German

18 Essential Words!

zu Fuß

on foot

der Bus

bus

das Auto

automobile

das Flugzeug

airplane

das Schiff

ship

das Fahrrad

bicycle

das Pferd

horse

der Laster

truck

die Straßenbahn

tram

der Anhänger

trailer

die Kinderfahrkarte

ticket for children

das Segelboot

sailing boat

die Rundfahrt

round trip

das Motorrad

motorcycle

das Taxi

taxi

der Zug

train

die Fahrkarte

ticket

die Tagesfahrkarte

day ticket

5 Essential Phrases!

Ich muss zum Hotel.

I need to go to the hotel.

Wieviel kostet eine Tagesfahrkarte?

How much does a day ticket cost?

Wann fährt der nächste Zug nach…?

When does the next train to… leave?

Wann kommen wir an?

When do we arrive?

Welcher Bus fährt ins Zentrum?

Which bus goes to the city centre?

For more lessons on German vocabulary I recommend these!

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Paul Weber
Paul Weber
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