I have always understood that "en" is used only when the mode of transport is enclosed?

JimC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I have always understood that "en" is used only when the mode of transport is enclosed?

Asked 2 years ago
RonC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer
Bonjour Jim,
I, too, learned the use of «en» with modes of transportation was generally associated with things one rode inside of, i.e. plane, train, bus, automobile, bateaux, etc.; however, I noticed this phrase in the examples: Je vais à l'école à vélo. Je vais à l'école en vélo. ---> I'm going to school by bike.
Given that the use of en in the example phrase, it appears to be an acceptable use with moto and with vélo.
J'espère que ma réponse vous aiderait.
Bonne chance et bonne continuation dans vos études en français, la langue de Molière et qui a été utilisé par le monde français depuis l’époque d’Hugues Capet
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I have always understood that "en" is used only when the mode of transport is enclosed?

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