How long is your commute?

Discussion in 'Other Off Topic Forum' started by MarineVette, Jan 29, 2006.

  1. MarineVette

    MarineVette Karting

    Mar 1, 2004
    Right now, I commute about 25 mins to work, only about 20 miles. I am looking to possibly move out a little farther to a nicer area, but it would be a 50 mile drive, about 1 hours time. I often work EARLY (500am) to late 2100 sometimes. Will this be too much? How long is your commute?
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  3. matteo

    matteo F1 World Champ

    Aug 1, 2002
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    For the next six weeks. 5.5 hours there and 6.5 hours back
  4. ^@#&

    ^@#& F1 World Champ

    Feb 27, 2005
    wait, do you do that everyday? or is just how long it would take for you to get home?
  5. matteo

    matteo F1 World Champ

    Aug 1, 2002
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    Sunday Red eye LA to NY=5.5 hours
    Thursday night NY to LA=6.5
  6. ^@#&

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    Feb 27, 2005
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  8. Hoyt Clagwell

    Hoyt Clagwell Karting

    Dec 5, 2004
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    All the way from my bed to the kitchen. Retirement is hell. :) But so is old age :(
  9. b-mak

    b-mak F1 Veteran

    2.1 kilometres, each way.
  10. MrApex

    MrApex Formula 3

    Jun 4, 2004
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    Andrew B.
    30 minutes and one international border.
  11. F SPIDER

    F SPIDER F1 Rookie

    Jan 30, 2002
    NYC, A'dam, W'stock
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    rijk rietveld
    1 minute/ 30 seconds, plus the elevator rides.
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  13. MarkPDX

    MarkPDX F1 World Champ
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    A friend of mine was commuting about an hour each way and listened to audio books to pass the time. I was a great way to get through a lot of books he wouldn't otherwise have time for.

    My commute right now is ~15 mins door to door which isn't too bad. When I was in San Antonio my commute was slightly less than one mile.... it was nice being able to run home for lunch.
  14. matteo

    matteo F1 World Champ

    Aug 1, 2002
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    I do that on my iPod. It's a great way to pass the time while looking for unblocked ip addresses
  15. Alex_V

    Alex_V F1 Rookie

    Apr 8, 2004
    Boulder, CO
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    about 10-15 minutes to get to my school.
  16. PeterS

    PeterS Three Time F1 World Champ
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    For me, it's a six second walk in my bath robe and fuzzy slippers from the master bedroom to my office.....Ya, I suck, hu!
  17. indaville

    indaville Formula 3

    Oct 6, 2005
    Louisville, KY
    3 1/2 miles, about ten minutes.
  18. Racerboy

    Racerboy Formula Junior

    Feb 3, 2004
    Bay Area
    Mine is about 40-45 min in the morning and 60-70 min at night. Right now I don't mind it, but I have only been doing it for about 2 months. It might be more difficult if I had kids and a family though.
  19. joker57676

    joker57676 Two Time F1 World Champ

    Apr 12, 2005
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    3 miles....anywhere from 6 minutes to 30. Depends on the day and time.

  20. bernardo66

    bernardo66 The Crazy Cat Man
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    Dec 14, 2003
    Montreal Canada
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    45 minutes door to door, by bus & subway; or 20 minutes by car. The distance is short, but keep in mind, I'm in the city.
  21. coolestkidever

    coolestkidever F1 Veteran

    Feb 28, 2004
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    16.2 miles from door to classroom. Usually takes 40-50 mins. If its a business holiday 22 mins.

    If i leave school by 230 i can get home in 25 mins. After 3pm, 1 hour minimum.
  22. Hessian

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    Jan 22, 2005
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    Jonathan S.
    Apx. Two miles, but it's usually 30min "chair to chair" no matter how I do it:
    Drive and hunt for parking space = walk = wait for bus and walk a bit

    All three of the above are faster than paying for a space the available lot, which then requires a 15min walk or a similar wait for a shuttle.
  23. drunkenmaster16x1

    drunkenmaster16x1 Formula Junior

    Oct 30, 2005
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    Usually 25 minutes. Less if my right foot is feeling a little heavy.
  24. SRT Mike

    SRT Mike Two Time F1 World Champ

    Oct 31, 2003
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    about 12 miles, and about 20-25 minutes. Luckily I am driving opposite the flow of traffic.
  25. AnotherDunneDeal

    AnotherDunneDeal F1 Veteran

    Jun 2, 2003
    N.Richland Hills, Tx
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    James Dunne
    32 miles each direction plus a 10 hour work day. Depending on traffic I can do it anywhere from 35 minutes (what,me speed?) to one hour 15 minutes, each direction......

    When I was at FoDallas I used to leave the house at 6:15 so I could open the store at 8am, close at 7pm and get home about 8:30/9:00pm six days a week. Did that for three years. But again, I was working at FoDallas. It made a difference.........
  26. Nexus-6

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    Jun 20, 2005
    I'm lucky in that I work an off schedule compared to most so I typically head into the office around 11am or so. 9 miles, about 12 minutes or so.

    Night commute is usually 10 minutes or less - not much traffic around 9pm. :)
  27. darth550

    darth550 Five Time F1 World Champ
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    Jul 14, 2003
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    20 min when I go.
  28. Korr

    Korr F1 World Champ
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    The golf course is that far away?

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