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Old 12-31-04, 06:06 PM
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Travelling from Los Angeles to San Francisco: How to get there other than by my car?

I am going from Los Angeles to San Francisco, but i'd rather not put the mileage on my car.

Is there any sort of metro ride, or shuttle, etc.... that is in Los Angeles that travels to San Francisco?

Any info is greatly appreciate! Happy new year.
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Amtrak.

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You can get plane tickets from LA to SF for really cheap, and it's much faster than any other alternative, so that's what I'd recommend. Either that or gear up and hike your way up. There is that trail that goes from Mexico to Canada...I've met a few who've hiked the whole thing.
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Next cheapest than going by car is by Greyhound, then air, then Amtrak.

Of course, you could always try this:
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Why is the mileage so bad? It's only around 400 miles.
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Of course, you could always try this:
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Old 12-31-04, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by criptik28
Why is the mileage so bad? It's only around 400 miles.
Well, round trip is actually around 1100 miles.

edit: Ack, it's 381 miles? WTF does it take me so long to get there?

Fastest I've done it is just over 5 hours. I've done Vegas in 3. Weird.

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Originally Posted by devilshalo
Well, round trip is actually around 1100 miles.

edit: Ack, it's 381 miles? WTF does it take me so long to get there?

Fastest I've done it is just over 5 hours. I've done Vegas in 3. Weird.
Because it takes at least 2 hours to get out of LA proper, depending on the time of day, that time being - always.
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Because it takes at least 2 hours to get out of LA proper, depending on the time of day, that time being - always.
I think it's more that I have to drive the speed limit just before I reach Livermore. Damn CHP!

I used to drive late at night to avoid traffic.
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Originally Posted by FinkPish
Because it takes at least 2 hours to get out of LA proper, depending on the time of day, that time being - always.

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Originally Posted by devilshalo
I think it's more that I have to drive the speed limit just before I reach Livermore. Damn CHP!

I used to drive late at night to avoid traffic.
i follow the speed limit once i get into cities.

but if you don't wanna drive, train is a good option. i'd rather not fly if i didn't have to.
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