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Different Modes of Transportation in German

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Common modes of transportation in German

Common modes of transportation in German

Learning German, or Going to Germany?

Transportation is an essential part of everyday life. Consequently, we can say that the modes of transportation are also a very important part of our lives.

This article will discuss the names of different means of transportation in the German language. The German names have been provided alongside their English translations to help English readers learn.

Names of transportation modes in German and English

EnglishGerman

Car

Auto

Train

Zug

Airplane

Flugzeug

Boat

Boot

Ship

Schiff

Bicycle

Fahrrad

Container Ship

Containerschiff

Freight Train

Guterzug

Spacecraft

Raumfahrzug

Truck

LKW

Motorcycle

Motorrad

Scooter

Roller

Ambulance

Krankenwagen

Tram

Straßenbahn

Helicopter

Hubschrauber

Rocket

Rakete

Firetruck

Feuerwehrauto

Taxi

Taxi

Bus

Bus

Metro

U-Bahn

Tractor

Traktor

Ferry

Fähre

Submarine

U-Boot

Car

The German word for a car is auto.

Train

The train is called zug in German.

Airplane

The name for airplane in the German language is Flugzeug.

Flugzeug

Flugzeug

Boat

The German name for a boat is Boot.

Ship

The ship is called Schiff in German.

Schiff

Schiff

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Bicycle

The word for bicycle in German is Fahrrad.

Fahrrad

Fahrrad

Container Ship

The German word for container ship is Containerschiff.

Containerschiff

Containerschiff

Freight Train

The freight train is called Guterzug in German.

Guterzug

Guterzug

Spacecraft

The German name for spacecraft is Raumfahrzug.

Raumfahrzug

Raumfahrzug

Truck

The truck is called LKW in German.

Motorcycle

The name for motorcycle in the German language is Motorrad.

Motorrad

Motorrad

Scooter

A scooter is called roller in German.

Roller

Roller

Ambulance

The German word for an ambulance is krankenwagen.

Krankenwagen

Krankenwagen

Tram

The word tram translates to Straßenbahn in German.

Straßenbahn

Straßenbahn

Helicopter

A helicopter is called hubschrauber in German.

Hubschrauber

Hubschrauber

Rocket

The German word for a rocket is rakete.

Rakete

Rakete

Firetruck

The word firetruck translates to feuerwehrauto in German.

Feuerwehrauto

Feuerwehrauto

Taxi

A taxi is also called taxi in German.

Bus

The German word for the bus is bus.

Metro

The word metro translates to u-bahn in German.

U-bahn

U-bahn

Tractor

A tractor is called traktor in German.

Traktor

Traktor

Ferry

The German word for a ferry is fähre.

Fähre

Fähre

Submarine

The submarine is called u-boot in German.

U-boot

U-boot

Pronunciation in German!

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