Dutch | Phrases - Travel | Getting Around

Getting Around - Location

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

Getting Around - Directions

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

Getting Around - Bus/Train

Where can I buy a bus/train ticket?
Waar kan ik een bus-/treinkaartje kopen?
Asking for a ticket office
I would like to buy a___ to __[location]__ please.
Ik wil graag een ___ naar __[plaats]__ kopen.
Buying a ticket to a specific location
... single ticket ...
... enkeltje ...
one-way ticket
... return ticket ...
... retourtje ...
two-way ticket
... first class/second class ticket ...
... eersteklas-/tweedeklaskaartje ...
ticket for the first class/second class
... day pass ...
... dagkaart ...
a ticket you can use the entire day
... weekly pass ...
... weekkaart ...
a ticket you can use for a whole week
... monthly pass ...
... maandkaart ...
a ticket you can use for one month
How much is a ticket to __[location]__ ?
Hoeveel kost een kaartje naar __[plaats]__ ?
Enquiring about the ticket price to a certain location
I'd like to reserve a seat (by the window).
Ik wil graag een stoel (aan het raam) reserveren.
Reserving a specific seat
Does this bus/train stop at __[location]__ ?
Stopt eze bus/trein in __ [plaats]__ ?
Asking if the bus or train goes to a certain location
How long to get to __[location]__?
Hoe lang duurt het om naar __[plek]__ te gaan?
When does the bus/train bound for__[location]__ leave?
Wanneer vertrekt de trein richting __[plaats]__?
Asking when a certain bus/train leaves the station
Is this seat taken?
Is deze plek bezet?
Enquiring whether the seat is still free
That is my seat.
Dat is mijn stoel.
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
closed
gesloten
A store is closed
entrance
toegang
Sign to enter
exit
uitgang
Sign to leave
push
duwen
pull
trekken
men
mannen
Bathroom for men
women
vrouwen
Bathroom for women
occupied
bezet
Hotel is full/bathroom is occupied
vacant
vrij
Hotel rooms available/bathroom is empty

Getting Around - Taxi

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

Getting Around - Car rental

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