Russian | Phrases - Travel | Getting Around

Getting Around - Location

I am lost.
Я заблудился. (YA zabludilsya.)
Not knowing where you are
Can you show me where it is on the map?
Можете показать мне это на карте? (Mozhete pokazat' mne eto na karte?)
Asking for a specific location on a map
Where can I find___?
Где я могу найти___? (Gde ya mogu nayti___?)
Asking for a specific facility
... a bathroom?
...ванную комнату? (...vannuyu komnatu?)
facility
... a bank/an exchange office?
...банк/пункт обмена валют? (...bank/punkt obmena valyut?)
facility
... a hotel?
...отель? (...otel'?)
facility
... a gas station?
...заправку? (...zapravku?)
facility
... a hospital?
...больницу? (...bol'nitsu?)
facility
... a pharmacy?
...аптеку? (...apteku?)
facility
... a department store?
...универмаг? (...univermag?)
facility
... a supermarket?
...супермаркет? (...supermarket?)
facility
... the bus stop?
...автобусную остановку? (...avtobusnuyu ostanovku?)
facility
... the subway station?
...станцию метро? (...stantsiyu metro?)
facility
... a tourist information office?
...пункт информации для туристов? (...punkt informatsii dlya turistov?)
facility
... an ATM/a cash machine?
...банкомат? (...bankomat?)
facility
How do I get to___?
Как мне добраться до___? (Kak mne dobrat'sya do ___?)
Asking for directions to a specific place
... the downtown area?
...центра города? (...tsentra goroda?)
specific place
... the train station?
...вокзала? (...vokzala?)
specific place
... the airport?
...аэропорта? (...aeroporta?)
specific place
... the police station?
...полицейского участка? (...politseyskogo uchastka?)
specific place
... the embassy of [country]?
...посольства [страны]? (...posol'stva [strany]?)
the embassy of a specific country
Can you recommend any good___?
Вы бы могли порекомендовать хорошие___? (Vy by mogli porekomendovat' khoroshiye ___?)
Asking for recommendations of a specific place
... bars?
...бары? (...bary?)
place
... cafes?
...кафе? (...kafe?)
place
... restaurants?
...рестораны? (...restorany?)
place
... night clubs?
...ночные клубы? (...nochnyye kluby?)
place
... hotels?
...отели? (...oteli?)
place
... tourist attractions?
...достопримечательности? (...dostoprimechatel'nosti?)
place
... historic sites?
...культурно-исторические памятники? (...kul'turno-istoricheskiye pamyatniki?)
place
... museums?
...музеи? (...muzei?)
place

Getting Around - Directions

Turn left.
Поверните налево. (Povernite nalevo.)
Giving directions
Turn right.
Поверните направо. (Povernite napravo.)
Giving directions
Go straight ahead.
Идите прямо. (Idite pryamo.)
Giving directions
Go back.
Вам нужно вернуться. (Vam nuzhno vernut'sya.)
Giving directions
Stop.
Остановитесь. (Ostanovites'.)
Giving directions
Go towards the___.
Идите в сторону ___. (Idite v storonu ___.)
Giving directions
Go past the___.
Идите мимо___. (Idite mimo ___.)
Giving directions
Watch for the___.
Ищите ___. (Ishchite ___.)
Giving directions
downhill
спускайтесь с горы (spuskayas' s gory)
Giving directions
uphill
идите в гору (idite v goru)
Giving directions
intersection
перекрёсток (perekrostok)
Common reference point when giving directions
traffic lights
светофор (svetofor)
Common reference point when giving directions
park
парк (park)
Common reference point when giving directions

Getting Around - Bus/Train

Where can I buy a bus/train ticket?
Где я могу купить билет на автобус/поезд? (Gde ya mogu kupit' bilet na avtobus/poyezd?)
Asking for a ticket office
I would like to buy a___ to __[location]__ please.
Я бы хотел купить___до __[место]__,пожалуйста. (YA by khotel kupit' ___ ot __[mesto]__,pozhaluysta)
Buying a ticket to a specific location
... single ticket ...
...билет в одну сторону... (...bilet v odnu storonu...)
one-way ticket
... return ticket ...
...билет туда и обратно... (...bilet tuda i obratno...)
two-way ticket
... first class/second class ticket ...
...билет первого/второго класса...(...bilet pervogo/vtorogo klassa...)
ticket for the first class/second class
... day pass ...
...билет на день...(...bilet na den'...)
a ticket you can use the entire day
... weekly pass ...
...билет на неделю... (...bilet na nedelyu...)
a ticket you can use for a whole week
... monthly pass ...
...билет на месяц... (...bilet na mesyats...)
a ticket you can use for one month
How much is a ticket to __[location]__ ?
Сколько стоит билет до__(название населённого пункта)__? (Skol'ko stoit bilet do __(nazvaniye naselonnogo punkta)__?)
Enquiring about the ticket price to a certain location
I'd like to reserve a seat (by the window).
Я бы хотел забронировать место (у окна). (YA by khotel zabronirovat' mesto (u okna).)
Reserving a specific seat
Does this bus/train stop at __[location]__ ?
Останавливается ли этот автобус/поезд в __(название населённого пункта)__? (Ostanavlivayetsya li etot avtobus/poyezd v __(nazvaniye naselonnogo punkta)__?)
Asking if the bus or train goes to a certain location
How long to get to __[location]__?
За сколько времени я доеду до __(название населённого пункта)__? (Za skol'ko vremeni ya doyedu do __(nazvaniye naselonnogo punkta)__?)
When does the bus/train bound for__[location]__ leave?
Когда отправляется автобус/поезд до__[название населённого пункта]? (Kogda otpravlyayetsya avtobus/poyezd do _[nazvaniye naselonnogo punkta]?)
Asking when a certain bus/train leaves the station
Is this seat taken?
Это место занято? (Eto mesto zanyato?)
Enquiring whether the seat is still free
That is my seat.
Это моё место. (Eto moyo mesto.)
Pointing out that you were already sitting on this seat or have a reservation for this seat

Getting Around - Signs

open
открыто (otkryto)
A store is open
closed
закрыто (zakryto)
A store is closed
entrance
вход (vkhod)
Sign to enter
exit
выход (vykhod)
Sign to leave
push
от себя (ot sebya)
pull
на себя (na sebya)
men
для мужчин (dlya muzhchin)
Bathroom for men
women
для женщин (dlya zhenshchin)
Bathroom for women
occupied
занято (zanyato)
Hotel is full/bathroom is occupied
vacant
свободно (svobodno)
Hotel rooms available/bathroom is empty

Getting Around - Taxi

Do you know the number to call a taxi?
Вы знаете номер, по которому можно заказать такси? (Vy znayete nomer, po kotoromu mozhno zakazat' taksi?)
Asking for the telephone number of the taxi company
I need to go to __[location]__.
Мне нужно доехать до __[место]__. (Mne nuzhno doyekhat' do __[mesto]__.)
Telling the taxi driver where you want to go
How much to go to__[location]__?
Сколько стоит доехать до__[место]__? (Skol'ko stoit doyekhat' do __[mesto]__?)
Enquiring the taxi fare to a certain location
Can you wait here for a moment?
Не могли бы Вы минуту подождать? (Ne mogli by Vy minutu podozhdat'?)
Asking the taxi driver to wait for you while you run an errand
Follow that car!
Следуйте за этой машиной! (Sleduyte za etoy mashinoy!)
Used if you are a secret agent

Getting Around - Car rental

Where is the car rental?
Где тут прокат автомобилей? (Gde tut prokat avtomobiley?)
Asking where you can rent a car
I'd like to rent a small car/large car/van.
Я бы хотел взять напрокат маленькую машину/машину побольше/фургон. (YA by khotel vzyat' naprokat malen'kuyu mashinu/mashinu pobol'she/furgon.)
Specifying what kind of car you want to rent
... for one day/one week.
...на один день/одну неделю. (...na odin den'/odnu nedelyu.)
Specifying for how long you want to rent it
I want full coverage insurance.
Я хочу страховку c полным покрытием. (YA khochu strakhovku s polnym pokrytiyem.)
Getting the maximum insurance possible
I do not need insurance.
Мне не нужна страховка (Mne ne nuzhna strakhovka)
Getting no insurance at all
Should I bring the car back with a full tank?
Я должен вернуть машину с полным баком? (YA dolzhen vernut' mashinu s polnym bakom?)
Asking if you need to fill the car up with gas before returning it
Where is the next gas station?
Где следующая заправочная станция? (Gde sleduyushchaya zapravochnaya stantsiya?)
Asking where you can find the nearest gas station
I would like to include a second driver.
Я бы хотел вписать второго водителя (YA by khotel vpisat' vtorogo voditelya)
Asking to include another driver to the rental agreement
What is the speed limit in cities/on highways?
Какое ограничение скорости в городе/на автостраде? (Kakoye ogranicheniye skorosti v gorode/na avtostrade?)
Enquiring about the speed limits in the region
The tank is not full.
Бак не полный (Bak ne polnyy)
Complaining that the car is not filled up 100%
The engine makes a strange noise.
Двигатель издаёт странные звуки. (Dvigatel' izdayot strannyye zvuki.)
Complaining that there is a problem with the engine of the car
The car is damaged.
Машина сломана. (Mashina slomana.)
Complaining that the car is damaged