Transportation

Transportation in French
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Les transports

Trains, planes, and automobiles … and buses and shuttles and, well, just take a look at this list of French vocabulary related to transportation.

airplane l’avion (m)
airport l’aéroport (m)
boat le bateau
bus l’autobus (m), le car
bus station la gare routière
bus stop l’arrêt (m) de bus
car la voiture
carpooling, ride-sharing le covoiturage
ferry le ferry
four-wheel drive le quatre-quatre
platform le quai
port le port
shuttle la navette
subway le métro
subway station la gare / station de métro
taxi le taxi
train le train
train station la gare

 Note that un car is "a bus," and "a car" is une voiture.

Tickets

bus/subway ticket le ticket
plane/train ticket le billet
one-way ticket le billet simple
round trip ticket le billet aller-retour

Verbs

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to be
   early
   on time
   late
 être
   en avance
   à l’heure
   en retard
to come venir
to go aller
to run, be in service assurer le service
to service desservir
to take prendre

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French transportation terms

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