English | Phrases - Travel | Getting Around

Getting Around - Location

Ik ben de weg kwijt.
I am lost.
Not knowing where you are
Kunt me op de kaart aanwijzen waar het is?
Can you show me where it is on the map?
Asking for a specific location on a map
Waar kan ik ___ vinden?
Where can I find___?
Asking for a specific facility
... een toilet?
... a bathroom?
facility
... een bank/een wisselkantoor?
... a bank/an exchange office?
facility
... een hotel?
... a hotel?
facility
... een tankstation?
... a gas station?
facility
... een ziekenhuis?
... a hospital?
facility
... een apotheek?
... a pharmacy?
facility
... een warenhuis?
... a department store?
facility
... een supermarkt?
... a supermarket?
facility
... de bushalte?
... the bus stop?
facility
... de halte voor de ondergrondse?
... the subway station?
facility
... een bezoekersinformatie/VVV?
... a tourist information office?
facility
... een geldautomaat?
... an ATM/a cash machine?
facility
Hoe kom ik bij ___?
How do I get to___?
Asking for directions to a specific place
... het centrum?
... the downtown area?
specific place
... het (trein)station?
... the train station?
specific place
... het vliegveld?
... the airport?
specific place
... het politiebureau?
... the police station?
specific place
... de ambassade van [land]?
... the embassy of [country]?
the embassy of a specific country
Kunt u een goed(e) __ aanraden?
Can you recommend any good___?
Asking for recommendations of a specific place
... barren?
... bars?
place
... cafés?
... cafes?
place
... restaurants?
... restaurants?
place
... nachtclubs?
... night clubs?
place
... hotels?
... hotels?
place
... toeristenattracties?
... tourist attractions?
place
... historische bezienswaardigheden?
... historic sites?
place
... museums?
... museums?
place

Getting Around - Directions

Sla linksaf.
Turn left.
Giving directions
Sla rechtsaf.
Turn right.
Giving directions
Ga rechtdoor.
Go straight ahead.
Giving directions
Ga terug.
Go back.
Giving directions
Stop.
Stop.
Giving directions
Ga richting ___.
Go towards the___.
Giving directions
Ga voorbij de ___.
Go past the___.
Giving directions
Zoek de ___.
Watch for the___.
Giving directions
naar beneden
downhill
Giving directions
omhoog
uphill
Giving directions
kruising
intersection
Common reference point when giving directions
stoplichten
traffic lights
Common reference point when giving directions
park
park
Common reference point when giving directions

Getting Around - Bus/Train

Waar kan ik een bus-/treinkaartje kopen?
Where can I buy a bus/train ticket?
Asking for a ticket office
Ik wil graag een ___ naar __[plaats]__ kopen.
I would like to buy a___ to __[location]__ please.
Buying a ticket to a specific location
... enkeltje ...
... single ticket ...
one-way ticket
... retourtje ...
... return ticket ...
two-way ticket
... eersteklas-/tweedeklaskaartje ...
... first class/second class ticket ...
ticket for the first class/second class
... dagkaart ...
... day pass ...
a ticket you can use the entire day
... weekkaart ...
... weekly pass ...
a ticket you can use for a whole week
... maandkaart ...
... monthly pass ...
a ticket you can use for one month
Hoeveel kost een kaartje naar __[plaats]__ ?
How much is a ticket to __[location]__ ?
Enquiring about the ticket price to a certain location
Ik wil graag een stoel (aan het raam) reserveren.
I'd like to reserve a seat (by the window).
Reserving a specific seat
Stopt eze bus/trein in __ [plaats]__ ?
Does this bus/train stop at __[location]__ ?
Asking if the bus or train goes to a certain location
Hoe lang duurt het om naar __[plek]__ te gaan?
How long to get to __[location]__?
Wanneer vertrekt de trein richting __[plaats]__?
When does the bus/train bound for__[location]__ leave?
Asking when a certain bus/train leaves the station
Is deze plek bezet?
Is this seat taken?
Enquiring whether the seat is still free
Dat is mijn stoel.
That is my seat.
Pointing out that you were already sitting on this seat or have a reservation for this seat

Getting Around - Signs

open
open
A store is open
gesloten
closed
A store is closed
toegang
entrance
Sign to enter
uitgang
exit
Sign to leave
duwen
push
trekken
pull
mannen
men
Bathroom for men
vrouwen
women
Bathroom for women
bezet
occupied
Hotel is full/bathroom is occupied
vrij
vacant
Hotel rooms available/bathroom is empty

Getting Around - Taxi

Weet u het telefoonnummer om een taxi te bellen?
Do you know the number to call a taxi?
Asking for the telephone number of the taxi company
Ik moet naar __[locatie]__.
I need to go to __[location]__.
Telling the taxi driver where you want to go
Hoeveel kost het om naar __[locatie]__ te gaan?
How much to go to__[location]__?
Enquiring the taxi fare to a certain location
Kunt u hier even wachten?
Can you wait here for a moment?
Asking the taxi driver to wait for you while you run an errand
Volg die auto!
Follow that car!
Used if you are a secret agent

Getting Around - Car rental

Waar is de autoverhuur?
Where is the car rental?
Asking where you can rent a car
Ik wil graag een kleine auto/grote auto/busje huren.
I'd like to rent a small car/large car/van.
Specifying what kind of car you want to rent
... voor één dag/een week.
... for one day/one week.
Specifying for how long you want to rent it
Ik wil een verzekering met volledige dekking.
I want full coverage insurance.
Getting the maximum insurance possible
Ik heb geen verzekering nodig.
I do not need insurance.
Getting no insurance at all
Moet ik de auto met een volle tank terugbrengen?
Should I bring the car back with a full tank?
Asking if you need to fill the car up with gas before returning it
Waar is het dichtstbijzijnde tankstation?
Where is the next gas station?
Asking where you can find the nearest gas station
Ik wil graag een extra bestuurder toevoegen.
I would like to include a second driver.
Asking to include another driver to the rental agreement
Wat is de snelheidslimiet in de stad/op de snelweg?
What is the speed limit in cities/on highways?
Enquiring about the speed limits in the region
De tank is niet vol.
The tank is not full.
Complaining that the car is not filled up 100%
De motor maakt een gek geluid.
The engine makes a strange noise.
Complaining that there is a problem with the engine of the car
De auto is beschadigd.
The car is damaged.
Complaining that the car is damaged