English | Phrases - Travel | Getting Around

Getting Around - Location

Olen eksyksissä.
I am lost.
Not knowing where you are
Voisitko näyttää kartalta missä sen on?
Can you show me where it is on the map?
Asking for a specific location on a map
Mistä täällä on ___?
Where can I find___?
Asking for a specific facility
...WC?
... a bathroom?
facility
...pankki / rahanvaihtopiste?
... a bank/an exchange office?
facility
...hotelli?
... a hotel?
facility
...huoltoasema?
... a gas station?
facility
...sairaala?
... a hospital?
facility
...apteekki?
... a pharmacy?
facility
...tavaratalo?
... a department store?
facility
...ruokakauppa?
... a supermarket?
facility
...bussipysäkki?
... the bus stop?
facility
...metroasema?
... the subway station?
facility
...turisti-info?
... a tourist information office?
facility
...käteisautomaatti?
... an ATM/a cash machine?
facility
Missä päin on ___?
How do I get to___?
Asking for directions to a specific place
...keskusta?
... the downtown area?
specific place
...juna-asema?
... the train station?
specific place
...lentokenttä?
... the airport?
specific place
...poliisiasema?
... the police station?
specific place
...[maan] suurlähetystö?
... the embassy of [country]?
the embassy of a specific country
Onko lähistöllä jokin hyvä ___?
Can you recommend any good___?
Asking for recommendations of a specific place
...baari?
... bars?
place
...kahvila?
... cafes?
place
...ravintola?
... restaurants?
place
...yökerho?
... night clubs?
place
...hotelli?
... hotels?
place
...turistinähtävyys?
... tourist attractions?
place
...historiallinen paikka?
... historic sites?
place
...museo?
... museums?
place

Getting Around - Directions

Käänny vasemmalle.
Turn left.
Giving directions
Käänny oikealle.
Turn right.
Giving directions
Jatka suoraan eteenpäin.
Go straight ahead.
Giving directions
Käänny takaisin.
Go back.
Giving directions
Pysähdy.
Stop.
Giving directions
Mene kohti ___.
Go towards the___.
Giving directions
Mene ___ ohi.
Go past the___.
Giving directions
Varo ___.
Watch for the___.
Giving directions
mäkeä alas
downhill
Giving directions
mäkeä ylös
uphill
Giving directions
risteys
intersection
Common reference point when giving directions
liikennevalot
traffic lights
Common reference point when giving directions
puisto
park
Common reference point when giving directions

Getting Around - Bus/Train

Mistä voin ostaa bussi-/junalipun?
Where can I buy a bus/train ticket?
Asking for a ticket office
Haluaisin ostaa ___ _[paikkaan]_.
I would like to buy a___ to __[location]__ please.
Buying a ticket to a specific location
...yhdensuuntaisen lipun...
... single ticket ...
one-way ticket
...meno-paluu-lipun...
... return ticket ...
two-way ticket
...ensimmäisen / toisen luokan lipun...
... first class/second class ticket ...
ticket for the first class/second class
...päivälippu...
... day pass ...
a ticket you can use the entire day
...viikkolippu...
... weekly pass ...
a ticket you can use for a whole week
...kuukausilippu...
... monthly pass ...
a ticket you can use for one month
Paljonko maksaa lippu _[kohteeseen]_?
How much is a ticket to __[location]__ ?
Enquiring about the ticket price to a certain location
Haluaisin varata (ikkuna)paikan.
I'd like to reserve a seat (by the window).
Reserving a specific seat
Pysähtyykö tämä bussi / juna _[paikassa]_?
Does this bus/train stop at __[location]__ ?
Asking if the bus or train goes to a certain location
Miten kauan kestää _[kohteeseen]_?
How long to get to __[location]__?
Mistä _[paikkaan]_ menevä bussi lähtee?
When does the bus/train bound for__[location]__ leave?
Asking when a certain bus/train leaves the station
Onko tämä paikka varattu?
Is this seat taken?
Enquiring whether the seat is still free
Tuo on minun paikkani.
That is my seat.
Pointing out that you were already sitting on this seat or have a reservation for this seat

Getting Around - Signs

auki
open
A store is open
kiinni
closed
A store is closed
sisäänkäynti
entrance
Sign to enter
uloskäynti
exit
Sign to leave
työnnä
push
vedä
pull
miehet
men
Bathroom for men
naiset
women
Bathroom for women
varattu
occupied
Hotel is full/bathroom is occupied
vapaa
vacant
Hotel rooms available/bathroom is empty

Getting Around - Taxi

Tiedätkö mistä numerosta saa taksin?
Do you know the number to call a taxi?
Asking for the telephone number of the taxi company
Minun täytyy mennä _[paikkaan]_.
I need to go to __[location]__.
Telling the taxi driver where you want to go
Paljonko maksaa _[paikkaan]_?
How much to go to__[location]__?
Enquiring the taxi fare to a certain location
Voitko odottaa tässä hetken?
Can you wait here for a moment?
Asking the taxi driver to wait for you while you run an errand
Seuraa tuota autoa!
Follow that car!
Used if you are a secret agent

Getting Around - Car rental

Missä täällä on autovuokraamo?
Where is the car rental?
Asking where you can rent a car
Haluaisin vuokrata pienen auton / ison auton / pakettiauton.
I'd like to rent a small car/large car/van.
Specifying what kind of car you want to rent
... päiväksi / viikoksi.
... for one day/one week.
Specifying for how long you want to rent it
Haluan täyden vakuutuksen.
I want full coverage insurance.
Getting the maximum insurance possible
En tarvitse vakuutusta.
I do not need insurance.
Getting no insurance at all
Palautetaanko auto täydellä tankilla?
Should I bring the car back with a full tank?
Asking if you need to fill the car up with gas before returning it
Missä on lähin bensa-asema?
Where is the next gas station?
Asking where you can find the nearest gas station
Haluaisin lisätä toisen kuskin
I would like to include a second driver.
Asking to include another driver to the rental agreement
Mikä on nopeusrajoitus kaupungeissa / moottoriteillä?
What is the speed limit in cities/on highways?
Enquiring about the speed limits in the region
Tankki ei ole täynnä.
The tank is not full.
Complaining that the car is not filled up 100%
Moottorista kuuluu omituinen ääni.
The engine makes a strange noise.
Complaining that there is a problem with the engine of the car
Auto on vahingoittunut.
The car is damaged.
Complaining that the car is damaged