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20 Modes of Transportation in Spanish for English Readers

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This page provides information on the names of different modes of transportation in the Spanish language.

This page provides information on the names of different modes of transportation in the Spanish language.

Transportation is an essential part of day-to-day life. It can certainly be said that the modes of transportation are also a very important part of our lives.

Here we will discuss the names of different means of transportation in the Spanish language. The Spanish words for the modes of transportation have also been provided alongside their English meanings in a list to help readers learn them easily.

Words for different modes of transportation in Spanish and English

#Word for the Mode of Transportation in EnglishWord for the Mode of Transportation in Spanish

1

Car

Coche(In Spain)/Carro(Mostly in South American countries)

2

Train

Tren

3

Airplane

Avión

4

Boat

Barco

5

Ship

Embarcación

6

Bicycle

Bicicleta

7

Freight Train

Tren de Carga

8

Spacecraft

Astronave

9

Truck

Camión

10

Motorcycle

Motocicleta

11

Taxi

Taxi

12

Helicopter

Helicóptero

13

Rocket

Cohete

14

Hot-air-balloon

Globo aerostático

15

Metro

Metro

16

Police car

Coche de policía

17

Tractor

Tractor

18

Kick-scooter

Patinete

19

Firetruck

Camión de bomberos

20

Bus

Autobús

The word vehicle translates to vehiculo in the Spanish language.

1. Car

The Spanish word for the car is coche. The word coche is used in Spain mostly. Another word for car in Spanish is carro. It is used in North American countries.

2. Train

The train is called tren in Spanish.

3. Airplane

The Spanish word for an airplane is avión. It is pronounced like "Ah-byohn".

4. Boat

The Spanish name for boat is barco.

5. Ship

The ship is called embarcación in Spanish. It is pronounced like embahrkahsyohn.

6. Bicycle

The word for a bicycle in Spanish is bicicleta.

7. Freight Train

The freight train is called tren-de-carga in Spanish.

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8. Spacecraft

The Spanish name for spacecraft is astronave.

9. Truck

The truck is called camión in Spanish. It is pronounced like kah-myohn.

10. Motorcycle

The word for a motorcycle in the Spanish language is motocicleta.

11. Taxi

The Spanish word for a taxi is taxi.

12. Helicopter

The name for a helicopter in Spanish is helicóptero.

13. Rocket

A rocket is called cohete in Spanish.

14. Hot-air-balloon

The Spanish noun for the hot-air-balloon is globo aerostático.

15. Metro

The Spanish word for a metro is metro.

16. Police car

The name for a police car in Spanish language is coche de policía.

17. Tractor

A tractor is called tractor in Spanish.

18. Kick-scooter

The Spanish word for a kick - scooter is patinete.

19. Firetruck

The firetruck is called camión de bomberos in Spanish.

20. Bus

The name for a bus in the Spanish language is autobús.

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the Spanish word for car?
    • Coche
    • Entrenar
  2. What would you call a boat in Spanish?
    • Barco
    • Trent de carga
  3. What is the Spanish name for spacecraft?
    • Astronave
    • Barco marcante
  4. What is the Spanish name for bicycle?
    • Bicicleta
    • Camion
  5. The airplane is called avion in Spanish.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Coche
  2. Barco
  3. Astronave
  4. Bicicleta
  5. True

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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