Spanish | Phrases - Travel | Getting Around

Getting Around - Location

I am lost.
Estoy perdido.
Not knowing where you are
Can you show me where it is on the map?
¿Me puede mostrar su ubicación en el mapa?
Asking for a specific location on a map
Where can I find___?
¿En dónde puedo encontrar____?
Asking for a specific facility
... a bathroom?
... el sanitario/servicio de baño?
facility
... a bank/an exchange office?
... un banco/casa de cambio
facility
... a hotel?
... un hotel?
facility
... a gas station?
... gasolinera?
facility
... a hospital?
... un hospital?
facility
... a pharmacy?
... una farmacia?
facility
... a department store?
... una tienda departamental?
facility
... a supermarket?
... un supermercado?
facility
... the bus stop?
... la parada del autobús?
facility
... the subway station?
... la estación del metro?
facility
... a tourist information office?
... una oficina de información turística?
facility
... an ATM/a cash machine?
... un cajero automático?
facility
How do I get to___?
¿Cómo llego a___?
Asking for directions to a specific place
... the downtown area?
... al centro?
specific place
... the train station?
... la estación del tren?
specific place
... the airport?
... el aeropuerto?
specific place
... the police station?
... la estación de policías?
specific place
... the embassy of [country]?
... la embajada de [país]?
the embassy of a specific country
Can you recommend any good___?
¿Me puede recomendar algún buen/a___?
Asking for recommendations of a specific place
... bars?
... bar?
place
... cafes?
...café?
place
... restaurants?
... restaurante?
place
... night clubs?
... club nocturno?
place
... hotels?
... hotel?
place
... tourist attractions?
... atracción turística?
place
... historic sites?
... sitio histórico?
place
... museums?
... museo?
place

Getting Around - Directions

Turn left.
Gire a la izquierda.
Giving directions
Turn right.
Gire a la derecha.
Giving directions
Go straight ahead.
Siga derecho.
Giving directions
Go back.
Regrese.
Giving directions
Stop.
Pare.
Giving directions
Go towards the___.
Vaya hacia___.
Giving directions
Go past the___.
Pase el/la___.
Giving directions
Watch for the___.
Ponga atención a___.
Giving directions
downhill
cuesta abajo
Giving directions
uphill
cuesta arriba
Giving directions
intersection
intersección
Common reference point when giving directions
traffic lights
semáforos
Common reference point when giving directions
park
parque
Common reference point when giving directions

Getting Around - Bus/Train

Where can I buy a bus/train ticket?
¿En dónde puedo comprar un boleto para el autobús/tren?
Asking for a ticket office
I would like to buy a___ to __[location]__ please.
Me gustaría comprar un___ a___[ubicación].
Buying a ticket to a specific location
... single ticket ...
... boleto sencillo...
one-way ticket
... return ticket ...
... boleto de regreso...
two-way ticket
... first class/second class ticket ...
... primera clase/segunda clase
ticket for the first class/second class
... day pass ...
... pase por un día ...
a ticket you can use the entire day
... weekly pass ...
... pase semanal ...
a ticket you can use for a whole week
... monthly pass ...
... pase mensual ...
a ticket you can use for one month
How much is a ticket to __[location]__ ?
¿Cuánto cuesta un boleto a __[lugar]__?
Enquiring about the ticket price to a certain location
I'd like to reserve a seat (by the window).
Me gustaría reservar un asiento (a un lado de la ventana).
Reserving a specific seat
Does this bus/train stop at __[location]__ ?
¿Éste autobús/tren se detiene en__[lugar]__ ?
Asking if the bus or train goes to a certain location
How long to get to __[location]__?
¿Cuánto falta para llegar a__[lugar]__?
When does the bus/train bound for__[location]__ leave?
¿A qué hora parte el tren/autobús hacia__[lugar]__?
Asking when a certain bus/train leaves the station
Is this seat taken?
¿Está ocupado éste asiento?
Enquiring whether the seat is still free
That is my seat.
Ese es mi asiento.
Pointing out that you were already sitting on this seat or have a reservation for this seat

Getting Around - Signs

open
abierto
A store is open
closed
cerrado
A store is closed
entrance
entrada
Sign to enter
exit
salida
Sign to leave
push
empuje
pull
jale
men
hombres/caballeros
Bathroom for men
women
mujeres/damas
Bathroom for women
occupied
lleno/ocupado
Hotel is full/bathroom is occupied
vacant
Habitaciones libres/desocupado
Hotel rooms available/bathroom is empty

Getting Around - Taxi

Do you know the number to call a taxi?
¿Conoce el número de algún servicio de taxis?
Asking for the telephone number of the taxi company
I need to go to __[location]__.
Necesito ir a__[lugar]__.
Telling the taxi driver where you want to go
How much to go to__[location]__?
¿Cuál es el precio para ir a__[lugar]__?
Enquiring the taxi fare to a certain location
Can you wait here for a moment?
¿Puede esperar aquí por un momento?
Asking the taxi driver to wait for you while you run an errand
Follow that car!
¡Siga ese carro!
Used if you are a secret agent

Getting Around - Car rental

Where is the car rental?
¿En dónde puedo alquilar un automóvil?
Asking where you can rent a car
I'd like to rent a small car/large car/van.
Me gustaría alquilar un coche/camioneta grande
Specifying what kind of car you want to rent
... for one day/one week.
... por un día/una semana
Specifying for how long you want to rent it
I want full coverage insurance.
Quisiera un seguro de cobertura total.
Getting the maximum insurance possible
I do not need insurance.
No necesito seguro.
Getting no insurance at all
Should I bring the car back with a full tank?
¿Necesito entregar el coche con el tanque lleno?
Asking if you need to fill the car up with gas before returning it
Where is the next gas station?
¿En dónde se encuentra la siguiente gasolinera?
Asking where you can find the nearest gas station
I would like to include a second driver.
Me gustaría incluir un conductor extra
Asking to include another driver to the rental agreement
What is the speed limit in cities/on highways?
¿Cuál es la velocidad máxima en la ciudad o carreteras?
Enquiring about the speed limits in the region
The tank is not full.
El tanque no está lleno.
Complaining that the car is not filled up 100%
The engine makes a strange noise.
El motor hace un sonido extraño.
Complaining that there is a problem with the engine of the car
The car is damaged.
El coche se encuentra dañado.
Complaining that the car is damaged