English | Phrases - Travel | Getting Around

Getting Around - Location

Mi perdiĝis.
I am lost.
Not knowing where you are
Ĉu vi povas montri al mi, kie ĝi estas sur la mapo?
Can you show me where it is on the map?
Asking for a specific location on a map
Kie mi povas trovi ___?
Where can I find___?
Asking for a specific facility
... la banĉambron?
... a bathroom?
facility
... bankon/ŝanĝoficejon?
... a bank/an exchange office?
facility
... hotelon?
... a hotel?
facility
... benzinstacion?
... a gas station?
facility
... malsanulejon?
... a hospital?
facility
... apotekon?
... a pharmacy?
facility
... magazenon?
... a department store?
facility
... supermarkton?
... a supermarket?
facility
... bushaltejon?
... the bus stop?
facility
... metroohaltejon?
... the subway station?
facility
... turistoficejon?
... a tourist information office?
facility
... monaŭtomaton?
... an ATM/a cash machine?
facility
Kiel mi iras al___?
How do I get to___?
Asking for directions to a specific place
... la urbocentron?
... the downtown area?
specific place
... la stacidomon?
... the train station?
specific place
... la aerhavenon?
... the airport?
specific place
... la policejon?
... the police station?
specific place
... la ambasadon de [lando]?
... the embassy of [country]?
the embassy of a specific country
Ĉu vi povas rekomendi ajnan bonan___?
Can you recommend any good___?
Asking for recommendations of a specific place
... trinkejojn?
... bars?
place
... kafejojn?
... cafes?
place
... restoraciojn?
... restaurants?
place
... noktoklubojn?
... night clubs?
place
... hotelojn?
... hotels?
place
... turismajn allogojn?
... tourist attractions?
place
... historiajn lokojn?
... historic sites?
place
... muzeojn?
... museums?
place

Getting Around - Directions

Turnu maldekstre.
Turn left.
Giving directions
Turnu dekstre.
Turn right.
Giving directions
Iru rekte.
Go straight ahead.
Giving directions
Reiru.
Go back.
Giving directions
Haltu.
Stop.
Giving directions
Iru al la___.
Go towards the___.
Giving directions
Iru post la____.
Go past the___.
Giving directions
Serku la___.
Watch for the___.
Giving directions
montsuben
downhill
Giving directions
supren
uphill
Giving directions
vojkruciĝo
intersection
Common reference point when giving directions
trafiklumo
traffic lights
Common reference point when giving directions
parko
park
Common reference point when giving directions

Getting Around - Bus/Train

Kie mi povas aĉeti busobileton/trajnobileton?
Where can I buy a bus/train ticket?
Asking for a ticket office
Mi ŝatus aĉeti ___ al __ [loko] __ bonvolu.
I would like to buy a___ to __[location]__ please.
Buying a ticket to a specific location
... solan bileton ...
... single ticket ...
one-way ticket
... revenan bileton ...
... return ticket ...
two-way ticket
... unuan klasobileton/duan klasobileton ...
... first class/second class ticket ...
ticket for the first class/second class
... tagbileton ...
... day pass ...
a ticket you can use the entire day
... semajnobileton ...
... weekly pass ...
a ticket you can use for a whole week
... monatbileton ...
... monthly pass ...
a ticket you can use for one month
Kiom kostas bileto al __ [loko] __?
How much is a ticket to __[location]__ ?
Enquiring about the ticket price to a certain location
Mi ŝatus rezervi sidlokon (apud la fenestro).
I'd like to reserve a seat (by the window).
Reserving a specific seat
Ĉu tiu buso/trajno haltas ĉe __ [loko] __?
Does this bus/train stop at __[location]__ ?
Asking if the bus or train goes to a certain location
Kiom longe por atingi __[loko]__?
How long to get to __[location]__?
Kiam ekveturas la buso/la trajno por __[loko]__ ?
When does the bus/train bound for__[location]__ leave?
Asking when a certain bus/train leaves the station
Ĉu estas tiu sidloko prenita?
Is this seat taken?
Enquiring whether the seat is still free
Tio estas mia sidloko.
That is my seat.
Pointing out that you were already sitting on this seat or have a reservation for this seat

Getting Around - Signs

malferma
open
A store is open
ferma
closed
A store is closed
eniro
entrance
Sign to enter
eliro
exit
Sign to leave
puŝu
push
eltiru
pull
viroj
men
Bathroom for men
virinoj
women
Bathroom for women
Okupata
occupied
Hotel is full/bathroom is occupied
neokupata
vacant
Hotel rooms available/bathroom is empty

Getting Around - Taxi

Ĉu vi scias la nombron por telefoni taksion?
Do you know the number to call a taxi?
Asking for the telephone number of the taxi company
Mi bezonas iri al __[loko]__.
I need to go to __[location]__.
Telling the taxi driver where you want to go
Kiom por iri al __[loko]__?
How much to go to__[location]__?
Enquiring the taxi fare to a certain location
Ĉu vi povas atendi ĉi tie dum momento?
Can you wait here for a moment?
Asking the taxi driver to wait for you while you run an errand
Sekvu tiun aŭton!
Follow that car!
Used if you are a secret agent

Getting Around - Car rental

Kie mi povas lui aŭton?
Where is the car rental?
Asking where you can rent a car
Mi ŝatus lui malgrandan aŭton/grandan aŭton/kamioneton.
I'd like to rent a small car/large car/van.
Specifying what kind of car you want to rent
...por unu tago/semajno.
... for one day/one week.
Specifying for how long you want to rent it
Mi volas plenan asekuron.
I want full coverage insurance.
Getting the maximum insurance possible
Mi ne bezonas asekuron.
I do not need insurance.
Getting no insurance at all
Ĉu mi devas alporti la aŭton reen kun plena tanko?
Should I bring the car back with a full tank?
Asking if you need to fill the car up with gas before returning it
Kie estas la proksima benzinstacio?
Where is the next gas station?
Asking where you can find the nearest gas station
Mi ŝatus inkludi duan ŝoforon.
I would like to include a second driver.
Asking to include another driver to the rental agreement
Kio estas la limo de rapido en urboj/sur ŝoseoj?
What is the speed limit in cities/on highways?
Enquiring about the speed limits in the region
La benzinujo ne estas plena.
The tank is not full.
Complaining that the car is not filled up 100%
La motoro faras strangan bruon.
The engine makes a strange noise.
Complaining that there is a problem with the engine of the car
La aŭto estas difektita.
The car is damaged.
Complaining that the car is damaged