[tei-council] coming to kyoto

Susan Schreibman sschreib at umd.edu
Wed May 10 21:44:15 EDT 2006

Hi C -- sorry to harp on, but if the shuttle goes straight from the 
airport to the hotel, does it take the same amount of travel time,  1 
and 1/2 hours, or is it a significantly longer car journey than train 



Christian Wittern wrote:
> Susan Schreibman <sschreib at umd.edu> writes:
>> Christian -- how long does the shuttle take vs the train?
> It lies in the nature of things that while the train is running on a
> fixed schedule and duration (75 minutes in this case), the time for
> the shuttle is indeterminate.  They are competing on the price, as
> Sebastian noted, but not on the time it takes, which they do not
> announce.  Usually, they collect a few people with the same
> destination for the shuttle, and deliver them one after the other, so
> if you are unlucky, you might be the last and get an extra sightseeing
> look through Kyoto for free.  
> I personally do not live in the City proper, so I have not used this
> specific shuttle service, but I have arranged it for people at various
> occasions and it is also popular with those of my colleagues who use
> it.  As always, your mileage may vary.  
> Christian

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