Aguas Calientes. Photo © Aurora Esperanza Angeles Flores/123rf.

Transportation In and Around Machu Picchu

Trekking to Machu Picchu isn’t for everyone (although once you’ve reached the ruins, the only way to get around is by foot). Here’s how to take a train or bus to Aguas Calientes, where there are frequent shuttles available for the last leg of the journey.

Red TransMilenio buses in Bogotá, Colombia.

Getting Around Colombia by Airplane, Bus, and Car

Expert author Andrew Dier offers in-depth advice on getting around Colombia by airplane, bus, and car–even by motorcycle and bicycle, if you’re considering it–including carriers and prices, when and how to purchase tickets, peak times to watch out for, how to stay safe while traveling, and recommendations based on your destination.

TheBus in Waikiki is an easy way to get around.

Getting Around Hawaii By Bus

The four major Hawaiian Islands all have their own bus services; schedules and how convenient the bus is for getting around varies by island and your specific needs. Here’s a quick rundown.

A sign reads Thanks for Traveling By Bus in both spanish and english.

Traveling to Oaxaca by Bus

Bus travel rules in Mexico, with hundreds of sleek luxury- and first-class bus lines. Here’s what you need to know when traveling to Oaxaca by bus, including border crossing on foot, getting to major terminals, detailed route instructions and suggested itineraries, a brief overview of bus lines, and helpful vocabulary.

Aerial view of Kahului in Central Maui.

Getting Around Central Maui

Getting around Central Maui is fairly easy, with a reliable bus network and several car rental options. Depending on your budget, you might want to stick to the bus routes for the most part and rent a vehicle only if you plan to venture off the beaten path or your schedule is tight.

Turn down Maluhia Road and drive through the pretty tree tunnel.

Getting Around South Kaua‘i

Getting around south Kaua‘i is fairly easy by car, bus, and taxi. By car is the most convenient, the bus is green and affordable, and all taxis use a same standard rate, but choose the best method for you based on your needs such as budget, destination, and how long you’ll be in Kaua‘i.

Cars travel along a divided road along the coast of the Marmara Sea.

Getting Around Turkey

Getting around Turkey by air, rail, and road all have their own definite pros and cons. Use this guide to choose the best method for every occasion.