Public transport - transportation vocabulary and conversation English lesson


Public transport / transportation vocabulary

Public transport vocabulary English lesson in PDF


List of public transport / transportation vocabulary

A bus  

1 bus stop 

2 bus route   

3 passenger/rider 

4 (bus) fare 

5 a non

5 transfer.

6 bus driver   

7 bus station  

8 ticket counter

9 ticket

10 baggage compartment

/ luggage compartment

B train

11 train 

12 ticket window

13 arrival and departure 


14 Information booth 

15 schedule / timetable

16 platform

17 track

18 conductor 

C subway

19 subway station

20 (subway) token

21 turnstile

22 fare card

23 fare card machine

D taxi

24 taxi stand

25 taxi / cab / taxicab

26 metre

27 cab driver/taxi driver

 E ferry



Conversation about public transport / transportation

A. How are you going to get there?

B. I'm gong to take the __________. Use letters A to C and E.

A. How are you going to get there?

B. l m going take a ______________. Use the letter D

A. Excuse me. Where’s the ___________? Use numbers, 7, 8, 10 to 19, 21 and 23 to 25.

B. Over there.


Exercise. Answer these questions about public transport / transportation

How do you get to different places in your community?

What is your favourite mode of transport?

In your country, can you travel far by train or by bus?

Where can you go?

Describe public transportation where you live.  

How much do tickets cost?

Describe the buses and trains.


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