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View Poll Results: How much do you commute every day?
Use public transport or simply walk 4 2.86%
Less than 10 km each way 20 14.29%
10 - 20 km each way 37 26.43%
21 - 50 km each way 52 37.14%
51 - 100 km each way 23 16.43%
Over 100 km each way 2 1.43%
Less than 1 Km each way 2 1.43%
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Old 23rd March 2007, 12:49   #46
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i think mineis a crazy commute.. 6kms.. One way..
Home and office both on Chennai bangalore GQ..
Luckily on the TN- karntaka border

Car warms up for 45 secs.. then further warming up by the 2nd gear 0.5km drive to GQ.. Zoom upto a 100.. 3-4 minutes on a 100 office..

OOf course.. This gain depends on which Insane Trucker is over taking the next insane trucker... Those morons Double My commuting time.. (They take 10 mintues yo ovetake each other.. Or it feels like 10 minutes)

Then half a kilometer walk.. from the parking lot...

Well.. But realized it the hard way that this is not the ideal driving practise.. after an accident with a auto who was coming the wrong way...
Now the driving pattern is still the same.. But doesn't make it a point to touch 100 everyday... Is not worth it.. Just for the thrill of telling ppl.. " hey dude I commute to office on a 100" ... feel that better be safe.. :-)
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Old 12th February 2009, 17:47   #47
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Default Hyderabad Folks-How many kms & how much time you take !!!

I don't think there is a thread on these lines, so thought of starting one

It would be nice to know how many kms you drive each day and typical time/s to cover the same.

Here is my daily drive details :-

Drive : Accent Viva CRDi/Hyundai i10 Kappa

Himayathnagar->Kondapur->Gachibowli->Himayathnagar : 50-55kms
Himayathnagar-Kondapur, Hitech City: 50 Mins
Kondapur, Hitech City-> Himayathnagar: 1 Hour- 1.10 Hours

Sometimes during peak traffic, i have experienced over 2 hours to return home,Whew !

So, what's your story?

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Old 12th February 2009, 18:03   #48
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pandeyji: my story would be a total 'jale par namak dalna' on you after seeing how much you travel.

now that you have asked ,here goes!

i travel 3km one way ,making it 6km daily.(mon-fri)

madhapur>hi tech city>madhapur

time taken- 10 mins max (one way)

i harldy listen to 2-3 songs and i am there at my workplace/home..

this is pure luxury comparing to what i was doing in mumbai-36km one way,taking atleast 80-90 mins.
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Old 12th February 2009, 18:29   #49
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Sometimes during peak traffic, i have experienced over 2 hours to return home,Whew !
That's because you travel during the peak times.

My travel time:
Vehicle: Maruti Zen (sometimes on Pulsar)
Distance: 11 Kms
Time Taken: to work - 20 Minutes & from work - 15 minutes excluding stops for buying dinner, etc. (Time taken is same on both bike & car!)
work timings: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Gym - 8:30 PM to 9:45 PM. so, I effectively leave from hi-tec city at 10:00 PM.

All these years in Hyderabad and with 3 different employers, I have had the most convenient timings in terms of avoiding traffic!
1. 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
2. 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
3. 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Road taken - B.Hills Road No 10->Rd. 12->Jubilee Hills Rd. 45->Hi-tec City via Durgam Cheruvu

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Old 12th February 2009, 18:45   #50
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My travel times ...

Drive: Octavia 1.9Tdi / Octavia vRS

Nizampet -> Miyapur -> Kondapur -> Gachibowli -> Filmnagar -> Banjara Hills Rd 2 (Opp KBR): 32 Km one way

It takes about an hour both the time. Got to drop wifey at work :-)

If driving directly, Nizampet -> JNTU -> HiTech City -> JH Check Post -> Banjara Hills Rd 2: 16 Km one way and takes about 35-45 mins
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Old 12th February 2009, 18:50   #51
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Route: Athapur>Mehdipatnam>Manikonda
Distance: Precisely 15 kms
Time: 15-18 Minutes
Vehicle: Tata Indigo

I avoid rush hour travel in Hyderabad like plague. My average time in office is usually more than 12 hrs just because of this.

No offense intended, but Hyderabad could win global awards for the worst traffic sense and road manners. Driving here is a nightmare of sorts.
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Old 12th February 2009, 18:58   #52
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Route : Masab Tank>banjara hills Road#1>Road#12>Jubilee Hills>Film Nagar
Alternate Route: Masab Tank: Mehdipatnam> Tollichowki>Film Nagar

Distance : between 6.5-7 Kms
Time:15-20 Mins
Vehicle : Esteem or a OH City(I car pool)

Traffic is ok except to cross the road no1 into road no 12. Rest of the way it is fine if i dont encounter the moving roadblock called APSRTC.
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Old 12th February 2009, 19:04   #53
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Drive : Hyundai Santro Zing/XO

Work timings: 12:30 AM to 9:30 PM

Venkatapuram->Tirumalgiri->begumpet->Panjagutta ->Banjara Hills : 35-40kms a day
Time taken before flyover at panjagutta: 1Hour to 1Hr 10 Mins
Time taken after flyover at panjagutta: 40 Mins

I generally use to travel through neckless road to avoid traffic at police line and panjagutta junction (Though it has 3 - 4 kms extra)

Now using the flyover which is giving me 10 more mins to spend at home. :-)
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Old 12th February 2009, 19:24   #54
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Hi guys,
I take 25 to 30 mins to travel 15 kms (13 kms on my return due to road dividers). I leave by 830 am from Raj Bhawan Rd and reach my office in Ascendas IT Park by 9 am. Route is RB Rd->KCP Jn via Raj Bhawan->Taj Krishna->Rd #s 10, then 12, then 45->Durgam Cheruvu.
I return by 530 pm to avoid traffic. However, if I start after 9 and return after 6 pm, the travel time is nearly double! So the trick lies in going early and returning early!
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Old 12th February 2009, 23:33   #55
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Ok am going to be the odd one out

Vehicle : Bajaj Pulsar 200cc

12kms - Miyapur > Bollaram > Bowrampet - 10mins max (8.40am)
14kms - Bowrampet > Pragati Nagar > JNTU > Nizampet > Miyapur - 15mins max (4.30pm)
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Old 13th February 2009, 09:06   #56
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Work timings: 12:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Didnt you mean 12:30pm?

Venu, you haven't mentioned your drive details? Wagon R or Fiesta?
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Old 13th February 2009, 09:27   #57
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Interesting Info to share
My Story:
Standard Start Time : 8.15am (Masab Tank > Mehdipatnam > Toli Chowki > Gachi Bowli > Hitech City) - Distance 11.5 kms
Monday - Opel Corsa 1.4 : Time Taken 35 mins
Tuesday - Mitsubishi Cedia 2.0 : Time Taken 25 mins
Wednesday - Tata Sierra 2.0 : Time Taken 45 Mins
Thursday - Fiat Palio 1.6 : Time Taken 30 Mins
Friday - Mitsubishi Cedia 2.0 : Time Taken 25 Mins (today just 20 mins)

Standard Return time : 6.00pm (Hitech City > Gachi Bowli > Toli Chowki > Masab Tank - Distance 12 Kms
Monday - Opel Corsa 1.4 : Time Taken 45 mins
Tuesday - Mitsubishi Cedia 2.0 : Time Taken 40 mins
Wednesday - Tata Sierra 2.0 : Time Taken 1 Hr
Thursday - Fiat Palio 1.6 : Time Taken 45 mins
Friday - Mitsubishi Cedia 2.0 : Time Taken 40 mins

Earlier my route was thru Masabd Tank > Banjara Hills Rd No.12 > Jubilee Hills > Kavuri Hills > Madhapaur > Hitech City...a distance of 14 kms and Thaubha Thaubha..I used to get bottled up between school buses and RTC buses on Rd No.12 and it was a night mare.Now i enjoy the silk route thru Gachi Bowli.
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Old 13th February 2009, 10:03   #58
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Monday - Opel Corsa 1.4 : Time Taken 35 mins
Tuesday - Mitsubishi Cedia 2.0 : Time Taken 25 mins
Wednesday - Tata Sierra 2.0 : Time Taken 45 Mins
Thursday - Fiat Palio 1.6 : Time Taken 30 Mins
Friday - Mitsubishi Cedia 2.0 : Time Taken 25 Mins (today just 20 mins)
jai ho! jai ho! we guys decide what shirt and trouser to wear on mon,tue..so on

hillram sir has a different car(literally) for each day!
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Old 13th February 2009, 10:09   #59
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RE Tbird or Wagon R.
I can see the biggest traffic bottleneck I face from my balcony.
So decide on vehicle and route based on it.

If I use my bike I sometimes take the basti roads inside First Lancer and hence avoid the traffic completely.

Masab Tank Flyover to Cyber Gateway.

About 12 to 14 kms depending on the route.
Not more than 30 mins one way.
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Old 13th February 2009, 10:29   #60
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My Route: Miyapur X Roads>Kondapur> Gachibowli (Infy)> Hi-Tec City (Cyber Gateway)
Distance: About 22 odd kms
Take about 35 mins while going (9 am) and 45 mins returning (7 pm)
Ride: Palio 1.6
@bblost: Gateway? Which company?

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