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Old July 23rd, 2010, 12:39 AM   #141
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I once drove from Chicago to Cheyenne, which is about 900 miles. Left Chicago at 8 am and arrived Cheyenne around 3 am. It was winter, and absolutely freezing. Felt like I was hallucinating just before I stopped, with the thought that I could have fallen alseep, but entered a dream where I was driving perfectly well. Took that thought as a sign to stop for the night.

Slept in car that night, then drove to Reno Nevada the next day, (800 miles) then to San Francisco (about 180 miles) day after that. 3 days to drive 2,000 miles. I was a bit tired when I arrived!

Journey was actually started in New York two days before arriving in Chicago, making this a 3,000 mile trip in a total of 5 days.
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 12:51 AM   #142
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Not so long. From Slovak town Martin (Central Slovakia) to Canazei (I) in Alps. About 1000 km via Vienna, Munich, Innsbruck as a passenger.

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Old July 23rd, 2010, 02:39 AM   #143
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I will be at the end of August driving from Hamilton, Ontario to Lethbridge, Alberta alone. It is about a 3300km drive. I will be going through the US, stopping for the night at a friends in north of Detroit. On the way back though, I will have a buddy with me as well, and we will be going through Canada. It is about the same distance, but will take about 8 hours longer
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 07:43 PM   #144
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My longest trip alone in 2008 start from Stuttgart(Germany)-Salzburg(Austria)-Ljubianna(SLO)-Rijeka (HR)-Krk-Baska in 10 hours 830km (Holidays by my friend in Baska) after 5 days start the next long trip to Korinthos (Greece) Baska-Zagreb-Belgrad-Skopje-Thessaloniki-Thiva-Mandra-Korinthos in 19hours 1700km.
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Old July 24th, 2010, 08:09 PM   #145
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I did 1300km in a polonez in 2005 from Poznań (PL), through Berlin, Nürnberg (D), Schaffhausen (CH), Zürich to Lausanne (CH). It took me 20 hours (from 7h00 to 3h00, got lost and stuck behind a truck). By Bern I was almost hallucinating from all the redbull and lack of sleep.

My personal limit is just that, about 1000km. I did a few times Poznań-Haag, Poznań-Bonn and Saarbrücken-Poznań, and I can't imagine doing much more. Once I did Poznań (PL)-> Ede (NL), ca 900km at night, starting at 22.00, arriving at 7.00, but never again.

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Old July 24th, 2010, 08:22 PM   #146
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In January I did 1275km from Skierniewice, PL to Copenhagen, DK, with a 2h stopover in Hamburg. I was driving alone and frankly it wasn't that difficult. Although I don't think I could drive much farther without a co-driver, this trip took me 19h (departed at 5AM, arrived at midnight)
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Old July 24th, 2010, 08:49 PM   #147
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Truck drivers are limited at 9 - 10 hours of driving every day for a reason (although Europe is stricter than the U.S., especially over a longer period, where an American truck driver can drive two times more mileage than a European truck driver).
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Old July 24th, 2010, 10:01 PM   #148
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My longest trip was from Turin to Iasi via Brennero Pass, Innsbruck, Munich, Wien, Budapest, Cluj Napoca. It's about 2100 km. Every year I go to Romania and I return in Italy. I usually go via Ljubljiana, Budapest, Nyreghihaza, Sighetu Marmatiei.
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Old July 26th, 2010, 09:48 AM   #149
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5712 km, started in Molde Norway to Milan via Olso, Stockholm ferry to Riga, Warsaw, Nuremburg, Milan, then back Milan, Hamburg, Copenhagen, ferry to Oslo then home to Molde.
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Old July 26th, 2010, 08:59 PM   #150
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Old July 26th, 2010, 10:58 PM   #151
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My longest 24 hour roadtrip was from Aubeterre, France to Gateshead - about 1000 miles (1600kms). Set off early am, stopping for supplies in Poitier, followed by a stop in Le Mans, a fuel stop in Roen and a quick coffee stop on the way to the Ferry port at Dunkirk. Caught the ferry at Dunkirk which gave me a 2-hour break. Entered the UK around midnight UK time and drove for around 100 miles before having to stop for a couple hours sleep near Cambridge. The journey from then on through the night was very tiring, stops becoming more frequent to stay awake, even stopping 30 miles short of home in an empty retail park just to take a bit of air.
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Old July 26th, 2010, 11:08 PM   #152
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it was more then 12hours on the road i guesse 1200+ km from Ninove to Ardeche,Grosse pierre (france) stayed there a week and then to lloret de mar(spain)
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Old July 28th, 2010, 11:31 PM   #153
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805km from Edmonton to Kamloops
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Old July 29th, 2010, 06:43 AM   #154
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805km from Edmonton to Kamloops
And that took you how long? (I live in Kamloops BTW)
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Old July 29th, 2010, 06:47 AM   #155
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One way: I've done a 12 hour drive (One way) from Peace River, Alberta, to Kamloops BC, stopping only for gas (petrol) and pee breaks.

Round trip: Kamloops to Edmonton and back. This included a late night exploration of Edmonton/St-Albert before heading back. Pretty much non stop too...
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Old July 29th, 2010, 07:17 AM   #156
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My longest trip is:

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina)
Distance: 1660 KM
About 24 hours


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Old July 29th, 2010, 07:18 PM   #157
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As a passenger:

Foreign country
Granada to Valencia - 330 miles, 531 km

Within the USA
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN/NC to somewhere near Kinston, NC - about 410 miles, 660 km


As the driver:

Lexington, VA to Arlington, VA - 184 miles, 296 km


Counting multiple days:
10 days, March 2008 - Madrid, Cordoba, Sevilla, Benalmadena, Granada, Valencia, Barcelona - about 1,200 miles, 1,900 km (not including travel within cities)

Trip to Alaska (2 weeks, July 2004) omitted since I don't know most of the towns we stayed in.
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Old July 29th, 2010, 08:59 PM   #158
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My longest trip: 1800 km in 20 hours (of which 18h driving and 2h rest).
It was from NL to my holiday-adress in Spain.
Done that twice vice-versa, so 4 single 1800km-trips in total by now.

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Old July 30th, 2010, 03:57 AM   #159
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The longest distance I've had to endure would be the 1783km journey from the Gold Coast to Cairns (Would take 20.5hr non-stop, but I can't do it non-stop )

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Old July 30th, 2010, 06:14 AM   #160
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Interesting thread. I live in the US so we have long distances here. A friend of mine just drove through all 48 contiguous states. It took him five months and I have no idea how many miles.

My longest trip ever was over 4000miles(6400km) over two weeks.

My longest non stop trip was between Dallas, Tx and Los Angeles. 1500miles(2400km) in a just under twenty hours. I've done this trip several times and usually I slept a few hours during the night somewhere in the middle, but twice I drove straight trough. I only stopped for bathroom brakes and food(for me and the car)
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