Transport Category Posts

Student Agency Bus from Cesky Krumlov to Prague

8 September, 2009

Getting to Prague from Cesky Krumlov (Student Agency Bus) Prague is 2hr 55 min away from Cesky Krumlov by bus.  The Student Agency bus is one of the cheapest...

Dinner Cruise along River Vltava

28 August, 2009

The Evropska Vodni Doprava operates large cruise boats at the quay beside Cechuv most (Bohemia Bridge) and offers many different cruise at different times of the day.  One of...

How to Get from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov the Easy and Cheap Way

10 August, 2009

To get to our next destination, Cesky Krumlov in the Bohemia region of Czech Republic from Vienna, we consider a number of routes (see map below): Private shuttle from...

Mozart Madness and Public Transport in Vienna

7 August, 2009

In Vienna, you can find Mozart in every imagination incarnation – keyrings, mousepads, tissues and chocolate balls.  Don’t be surprised if a “Mozart” comes up to you on the...

Orangeways Bus from Budapest to Vienna

30 July, 2009

Our Orangeway Bus to Vienna departs at 7am from Budapest.  That means we have to take a cab from our apartment to a stadium near Nepliget metro station at...

Budavari Siklo – Expensive Budapest Funicular

29 July, 2009

Budavari Siklo The Budavári Sikló is the Buda Castle Area funicular that will take you in a minute to the top of the hill.  While rather expensive (800 HUF)...

Budapest Zugliget Chair-lift (Zugligeti libegő)

27 July, 2009

Zugliget Chair-lift According to Lonely Planet – a more interesting way down the hills is to get off at Janos-hegy, the fourth stop on the Children’s Railway and the...

Budapest Children’s Railway (Gyermekvasút)

26 July, 2009

Children’s Railway (Gyermekvasút) From the Cogwheel Railway stop at Szechenyi-hegy (last stop), you can take a 5-minute walk to the Children’s Railway. Follow the crowd if you are not...

Budapest Cogwheel Railway (Fogaskerekű vasút)

24 July, 2009

Cogwheel Railway The railway – originally built in 1874 – hauls itself up the steep hills using a cog system underneath the train, which engages with a rack on...

Public Transport and Money in Budapest – Taxi Scam

18 July, 2009

After a gruelling 10-hour+ journey from Krakow, we finally arrived at Budapest Keleti-pu train station. Budapest Taxi Scam According to many online sources, it is often safer to call...

Night Sleeper Train to Budapest from Krakow

17 July, 2009

Night Train to Budapest from Krakow From some online forum posts, we expected that tickets for the night train from Krakow to Budapest will cost more than 90 Euros. ...

Taking the Easy Way out – easyHotel, easyBus, easyJet

7 July, 2009

Having stayed at the incredibly small easyHotel, we proceeded to Fulham Broadway station for our pre-booked easyBus to Gatwick Airport where we will take the easyJet to Krakow, Poland. ...