Italian | Phrases - Travel | Getting Around

Getting Around - Location

I am lost.
Mi sono perso.
Not knowing where you are
Can you show me where it is on the map?
Può mostrarmi dov'è sulla cartina?
Asking for a specific location on a map
Where can I find___?
Dove posso trovare ____?
Asking for a specific facility
... a bathroom?
... un bagno?
facility
... a bank/an exchange office?
... una banca/sportello di cambio
facility
... a hotel?
... un albergo?
facility
... a gas station?
... un benzinaio?
facility
... a hospital?
... un ospedale?
facility
... a pharmacy?
... una farmacia?
facility
... a department store?
... un grande magazzino?
facility
... a supermarket?
... un supermercato?
facility
... the bus stop?
... la fermata dell'autobus?
facility
... the subway station?
... la fermata della metro?
facility
... a tourist information office?
... un ufficio di informazione turistica?
facility
... an ATM/a cash machine?
... un bancomat/sportello bancario automatico?
facility
How do I get to___?
Come si arriva __?
Asking for directions to a specific place
... the downtown area?
... al centro?
specific place
... the train station?
... alla stazione del treno?
specific place
... the airport?
... all'aeroporto?
specific place
... the police station?
... alla centrale di polizia?
specific place
... the embassy of [country]?
... all'ambasciata di [paese]?
the embassy of a specific country
Can you recommend any good___?
Ci può consigliare un buon ___?
Asking for recommendations of a specific place
... bars?
... bar?
place
... cafes?
... caffé?
place
... restaurants?
... ristorante?
place
... night clubs?
... night club?
place
... hotels?
... albergo?
place
... tourist attractions?
... attrazione turistica?
place
... historic sites?
... sito storico?
place
... museums?
... museo?
place

Getting Around - Directions

Turn left.
Gira a sinistra.
Giving directions
Turn right.
Gira a destra.
Giving directions
Go straight ahead.
Sempre dritto.
Giving directions
Go back.
Torna indietro.
Giving directions
Stop.
Fermati.
Giving directions
Go towards the___.
Vai verso ___.
Giving directions
Go past the___.
Vai oltre ___.
Giving directions
Watch for the___.
Cerca il/la ___.
Giving directions
downhill
in discesa
Giving directions
uphill
in salita
Giving directions
intersection
incrocio
Common reference point when giving directions
traffic lights
semafori
Common reference point when giving directions
park
parco
Common reference point when giving directions

Getting Around - Bus/Train

Where can I buy a bus/train ticket?
Dove posso comprare un biglietto per l'autobus/per il treno?
Asking for a ticket office
I would like to buy a___ to __[location]__ please.
Vorrei comprare un ___ per ___[destinazione]___.
Buying a ticket to a specific location
... single ticket ...
... biglietto solo andata...
one-way ticket
... return ticket ...
... andata e ritorno...
two-way ticket
... first class/second class ticket ...
... biglietto di prima/seconda classe...
ticket for the first class/second class
... day pass ...
... biglietto giornaliero...
a ticket you can use the entire day
... weekly pass ...
... un abbonamento settimanale...
a ticket you can use for a whole week
... monthly pass ...
... un abbonamento mensile ...
a ticket you can use for one month
How much is a ticket to __[location]__ ?
Quanto costa un biglietto per ___[destinazione]___?
Enquiring about the ticket price to a certain location
I'd like to reserve a seat (by the window).
Vorrei prenotare un posto (lato finestrino).
Reserving a specific seat
Does this bus/train stop at __[location]__ ?
Si ferma a ___[luogo]___?
Asking if the bus or train goes to a certain location
How long to get to __[location]__?
Quanto ci metteremo per arrivare a __[destinazione]__?
When does the bus/train bound for__[location]__ leave?
Quando parte l'autobus/il treno per __[destinazione]__?
Asking when a certain bus/train leaves the station
Is this seat taken?
È occupato questo posto?
Enquiring whether the seat is still free
That is my seat.
Questo è il mio posto.
Pointing out that you were already sitting on this seat or have a reservation for this seat

Getting Around - Signs

open
aperto
A store is open
closed
chiuso
A store is closed
entrance
entrata
Sign to enter
exit
uscita
Sign to leave
push
spingere
pull
tirare
men
uomini
Bathroom for men
women
donne
Bathroom for women
occupied
pieno/occupato
Hotel is full/bathroom is occupied
vacant
libero
Hotel rooms available/bathroom is empty

Getting Around - Taxi

Do you know the number to call a taxi?
Sa il numero per chiamare un taxi?
Asking for the telephone number of the taxi company
I need to go to __[location]__.
Devo andare a ___[destinazione]__.
Telling the taxi driver where you want to go
How much to go to__[location]__?
Quanto costa andare a ___[destinazione]___?
Enquiring the taxi fare to a certain location
Can you wait here for a moment?
Può aspettare qui un momento?
Asking the taxi driver to wait for you while you run an errand
Follow that car!
Segua quella macchina!
Used if you are a secret agent

Getting Around - Car rental

Where is the car rental?
Dov'è il noleggio auto?
Asking where you can rent a car
I'd like to rent a small car/large car/van.
Vorrei noleggiare una macchina di piccola cilindrata/di grossa cilindrata/un furgoncino.
Specifying what kind of car you want to rent
... for one day/one week.
... per un giorno/una settimana.
Specifying for how long you want to rent it
I want full coverage insurance.
Voglio una polizza assicurativa con copertura totale
Getting the maximum insurance possible
I do not need insurance.
Non ho bisogno di assicurazione.
Getting no insurance at all
Should I bring the car back with a full tank?
Devo riportare indietro la macchina col pieno di benzina?
Asking if you need to fill the car up with gas before returning it
Where is the next gas station?
Dov'è il prossimo benzinaio?
Asking where you can find the nearest gas station
I would like to include a second driver.
Vorrei includere un secondo guidatore.
Asking to include another driver to the rental agreement
What is the speed limit in cities/on highways?
Qual è il limite di veocità in città/nelle autostrade?
Enquiring about the speed limits in the region
The tank is not full.
Non c'è il pieno.
Complaining that the car is not filled up 100%
The engine makes a strange noise.
Il motore fa uno strano rumore.
Complaining that there is a problem with the engine of the car
The car is damaged.
L'auto è danneggiata.
Complaining that the car is damaged