If you want to learn the most common transportation vocabulary, you’re in the right place. We have all the transport vocab words you need to know. Get from one place to another in style!
Transportation Vocabulary List
Have a look at these transportation vocabulary words in English. If you don’t know what one is, scroll down to the next section to see the pictures.
- baby carriage
- cement mixer
- dump truck
- fire engine
- mountain bike
- police car
- recycling truck
If you’re an ESL teacher, you’ll want to check this out: Transportation ESL Games and Activities.
Transportation Vocabulary in English, with Pictures
Check out these transport words, along with pictures.
Transport Vocab Chart
Have a look at this handy chart, filled with the most common kinds of vehicles and transportation options.
English Transportation Vocabulary FAQs
There are a number of common questions that people have about how to get from one place to another. Here are the answers to some of the most popular ones.
What is a bicycle?
A bicycle is a two-wheeled human-powered vehicle.
What is a car?
A car is a motorized vehicle with four wheels, designed for road transportation.
What is a bus?
A bus is a large vehicle used to transport multiple passengers on established routes.
What is a train?
A train is a set of connected vehicles that run on tracks, used for transporting people or goods.
What is a subway?
A subway is an underground electric train system within a city.
What is an airplane?
An airplane is a powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and jet engines for air travel.
What is a boat?
A boat is a watercraft designed for travel on rivers, lakes, seas, or oceans.
What is a helicopter?
A helicopter is a type of aircraft with rotating blades that allow it to take off and land vertically.
What is a scooter?
A scooter is a small two-wheeled vehicle, often with a motor, used for short-distance travel.
What is a skateboard?
A skateboard is a flat board with wheels used for personal transportation and tricks.
What is a hot air balloon?
A hot air balloon is a large balloon filled with hot air that allows it to float and carry passengers.
What is a ferry?
A ferry is a boat or ship used to transport people, vehicles, or goods across bodies of water.
Vehicles Guessing Game
Learn More English Vocabulary
Now that you’ve mastered the words for getting from one place to another, it’s time to turn your attention to other things. Here are a few suggestions:
- Office supplies
- Drink names in English
- List of jobs in English
- Negative personality traits
- Names of tools
- Kinds of musical instruments
- Types of insects
Transport Names in English: Join the Conversation
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