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How long is the trip?
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Wed Nov 29th, 2006 at 11:23:50 AM EST
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Check AMTRAK's schedule. Apparently, scheduled for 18 hours 40 minutes over 1038 miles.

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One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Wed Nov 29th, 2006 at 11:50:21 AM EST
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Sorry, I thought you are asking asdf, about the Denver-Chicago trip...

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Wed Nov 29th, 2006 at 02:34:47 PM EST
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4.5 hours, compared to a 45 min flight!  LOL.  But the difference is really diminished when you factor in the commute to and from the airport, the fact that you are supposed to get to the airport 2 hours early and of course, the holiday crowds that exacerbate everthing.  Door to door it is about 4 hours to take the plane home, and a little over 5 hours to take the train.

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire
by p------- on Wed Nov 29th, 2006 at 11:55:10 AM EST
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Exactly. Flight times are grossly misleading.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Nov 29th, 2006 at 11:56:49 AM EST
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And when you allow for the much more useful time expenditure on a train you're way ahead ...
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Wed Nov 29th, 2006 at 12:04:20 PM EST
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