English | Phrases - Travel | Getting Around

Getting Around - Location

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

Getting Around - Directions

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

Getting Around - Bus/Train

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

Getting Around - Signs

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

Getting Around - Taxi

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

Getting Around - Car rental

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