The transit time to the United States is 22 days.
Also, delivery to beyond points or remote areas will almost always add days to the transit time.
Proposed transit time was 2.5 hours for the 17 miles distance.
The transit time from London to the field was 13-20 days.
By the morning of the second day they had cut the transit time down to seven and a half minutes.
Host factors such as transit time may also play a part.
Maughan's total transit time was 20 hours and 48 minutes.
Choppy experience, but transit time is not much over an hour on a good day, and it's possible to read the paper.
And it probably would shave no more than a day or two off its total transit time, anyway.
With more than an hour's transit time for messages, there was no hope of a normal conversation.