Transportation in French

If you want to get from point A to point B, you need to know how to say certain words like car in French. The list below with transport related French words will help. For even more French vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for French at the end of the page.

Vehicles in French

car in French(la) voiture
ship in French(le) navire
plane in French(le) avion (l'avion)
train in French(le) train
bus in French(le) bus
tram in French(le) tram
subway in French(le) métro
helicopter in French(le) hélicoptère (l'hélicoptère)
yacht in French(le) yacht
ferry in French(le) traversier
bicycle in French(le) vélo
taxi in French(le) taxi
lorry in French(le) camion
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Car Vocabularies in French

tyre in French(le) pneu
steering wheel in French(le) volant
horn in French(le) avertisseur sonore (l'avertisseur sonore)
battery in French(la) batterie
seatbelt in French(la) ceinture de sécurité
diesel in French(le) diesel
petrol in French(la) essence (l'essence)
dashboard in French(le) tableau de bord
airbag in French(le) airbag (l'airbag)
motor in French(le) moteur

Bus & Train in French

bus stop in French(le) arrêt de bus (l'arrêt de bus)
train station in French(la) gare
timetable in French(les) horaires
minibus in French(le) minibus
school bus in French(le) autobus scolaire (l'autobus scolaire)
platform in French(la) plate-forme
locomotive in French(la) locomotive
steam train in French(le) train à vapeur
high-speed train in French(le) train à grande vitesse (TGV)
ticket office in French(le) guichet
railtrack in French(la) voie ferrée

Flying in French

airport in French(le) aéroport (l'aéroport)
emergency exit in French(la) sortie de secours
wing in French(la) aile (l'aile)
engine in French(le) réacteur
life jacket in French(le) gilet de sauvetage
cockpit in French(la) cabine de pilotage
cargo aircraft in French(le) avion cargo (l'avion cargo)
glider in French(le) planeur
economy class in French(la) classe économique
business class in French(la) classe affaires
first class in French(la) première classe
customs in French(la) douane

Infrastructure in French

harbour in French(le) port
road in French(la) route
motorway in French(la) autoroute (l'autoroute)
petrol station in French(la) station essence
traffic light in French(le) feu
car park in French(le) parking
intersection in French(la) intersection (l'intersection)
car wash in French(la) station de lavage
roundabout in French(le) rond-point
street light in French(le) éclairage public (l'éclairage public)
pavement in French(le) trottoir

Transportation in French

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