Magical transport

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Magical transport are ways the wizards and witches are able to travel. These forms are transport are controlled and restricted by the Department of Magical Transportation within the Ministry of Magic.


[edit] Apparition

Apparition is an advanced magical ability that a witch and wizard can only legally do at 17. It's the magical ability to disappear from one place while instantaneously appearing in another. Underaged witches and wizards are able to participate in side-along apparition.

[edit] Broomsticks

Broomsticks are brooms that have been magically enchanted to fly. There are several makers of broomsticks. Which Broomstick is a magical publication that is used to sell and discuss brooms.

[edit] Carriages

[edit] Flying Carriages

Flying Carriages were used to transport Beauxbatons students to Hogwarts for the Triwizard Tournament.

[edit] Horseless Carriages

Horseless Carriages are used by Hogwarts to transport second through seventh year students to Hogwarts from the Hogwarts Express. Though called horseless carriages they are drawn by horse-like creatures call Thestrals.

[edit] Flying Carpets

Flying carpets are carpets that are magically enhanced to fly by means of a series of spells. Though once legal in Britain, and still legal elsewhere, they are currently banned in Britain and feature on the Registry of Proscribed Charmable Objects because they are defined as a muggle artifact.

[edit] Floo Network

The Floo Network is a network of linked fireplaces around Britain. To use the network, a wizard or witch must throw floo powder into a hearth and wait for the fire to turn green. He or she then must call out a destination and step into the flames.

[edit] Hogwarts Express

The Hogwarts Express is a train that takes Hogwarts students from Platform 9 3/4 to Hogsmeade station.

[edit] Knight Bus

The Knight Bus is a purple two decker bus which can drive anywhere except the ocean. To call the bus a wizard just needs to cast lumos, stick out their wand and zap the knight bus is there.

[edit] Magical Ship

A Magical ship was used to transport Durmstrang students to Hogwarts for the Triwizard Tournament.