Using of en or por for transport

AshlynA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Using of en or por for transport

hi, the last sentence says 'i like travelling by train'.

Why is 'viajar por tren' wrong? and when do we use 'en'  for transport?

Thanks

Asked 3 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Ashlyn

To say that you are travelling/going on a specific way of transport (train, plain, bike...) the preposition "en" is commonly used in Spanish (using por is more restricted to when you really want to emphasise a medium used to send something, like a parcel) 

Here is a lesson where this use of "en" is mentioned. Have a look here. 

Saludos

Using of en or por for transport

hi, the last sentence says 'i like travelling by train'.

Why is 'viajar por tren' wrong? and when do we use 'en'  for transport?

Thanks

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