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Old Jun 25th, 2007, 07:15 PM
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Bologna -

I have a friend who lives in the town Loreto which is 2 km from
Bologna It. Would this be a day trip from Rome? and as Loreto appears to be a very small township, does anyone on the site have any idea if a bus etc might run between these small towns? My friend is an invalid and we missed seeing her earlier this year and would like to make and all-out effort next year. Thanking you in anticipation
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Old Jun 25th, 2007, 11:11 PM
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Old Jun 26th, 2007, 03:04 AM
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Hi P,

Trains do go to Loreto.

Schedules and prices are at http://www.trenitalia.com/en/index.html


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Old Jun 26th, 2007, 03:33 PM
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Thanks Ira. I had found the timetable but it doesnt tell me if it is a feasable day trip. We can only spare one day on this trip as we are booked into the Scavi in Rome and we have to work around it. Cheers Pawsha
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Old Jun 27th, 2007, 06:11 AM
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It does tell you if it is a feasible day trip if you plug in dates and discover the length of trip and trains available.

My fake weekday round trip:

dep Roma Termini 7:36 [alternate train 9:36]
arr Loreto 11:47 [alternate train 13:46]
duration: 4 hours 11 minutes

last reasonable return train:
dep Loreto 18:06 (which is 6:06pm)
arr Roma Termini 22:57 (which is 10:57pm)
duration: 4 hours 51 minutes

Only you can decide if 9 hours of travel is feasible to enjoy a 6- to 8-hour visit with you friend.
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Old Jun 27th, 2007, 10:21 PM
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Many thanks for your help. We may have to re-think our plans. After a 22 hr flight to Rome I dont know if my jet-lagged brain could take all that extra travel especially since we are on a quick trip this time and will be returning home in 10 days. Cheers Pawsha
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