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Last Updated: Saturday October 17 2009 14:19 GMT

How long is your journey to school?

A school bus

Jordan lives on a Scottish island and has to catch three types of transport to make it to lessons.

He has to ride to the pier on his bike to catch a ferry to another island, and then get a bus to the school as well.

So how does that compare to your journey to school?

Do you have to trek halfway across town, or get lots of buses to make sure you get to classes on time? Maybe you live across the road from your school, and it only takes moments to wander there.

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"My school journey only lasts five seconds. I live across the road from my school!"

Hannah, 10, England

"I have to ride a bike to the bus stop and then catch two buses before getting the tram to school."

Bill, 12, Ireland

"It only takes me five minutes to get to school, so I walk every day except when I'm running late!"

Rebecca, 11, Fife, Scotland

"I walk to school every day and it takes me about half an hour."

Abigail, 11, London, England

"I go by bus and it takes me around 45 minutes. But by car it only takes me 10 minutes."

Kaitlyn, 14, London, England

"It takes me about three minutes when I walk."

Bethany, 13, Cornwall, England

"It takes about 15 or 20 minutes to walk and 10 minutes on a bike."

Rory, 11, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"My school is REALLY far!! It takes about an hour to get there!!"

Faeqa, 11, London, England

"It takes me two minutes to get to school in the car and five minutes walking from my house!"

Atalia, 12, London, England

"Usually I wake up at 6.45am then set off at 7.45am and then it takes me 15-20 minutes to get to my senior school."

Sophie, 12, England

"It takes be about five to 10 minutes but I never take the car because I like to walk with my friends!"

Jasmin, 11, Leicester, England

"It takes me five seconds because I live across the road from the school!"

Thierry, 7, Nottingham, England

If I walk it takes me 15 minutes to get to school. If I take the car it takes longer because there is a lot of traffic."

Karis, 13, Buckinghamshire, England

"It only takes me three minutes to travel to school because my house is right next to my school field!"

Amy, 10, West Sussex, England

"I have to walk to the station and then get a train. It takes from 30 to 40 minutes but sometimes it can take longer in winter or in the rain."

Alice, 13, Essex, England

"First I have to get in a car then I have to go on a REALLY slow bus ride."

Ian, 12, Buckinghamshire, England

"I always walk and it takes me about 25 minutes but when it's raining my dad takes me in the car."

Tiffany, 11, UK

"It takes us a long time to get to school. It takes 45 or 50 minutes to get to school on the bus. We miss morning play and we miss time after school to play as we don't get home until four o'clock."

Andrew, 11, Germany

"All I have to do is jump in the car and I'm there in about 20 minutes! It's nothing like Jordan's journey."

Qalam, 9, London, England

"I go ice-skating before school so it takes me 45 minutes by bike or roller skates across town."

Ally, 13, Chicago, USA

"It takes me about five minutes in the car depending on the traffic, but when I walk it takes me about 25 minutes which isn't that long."

Hinna, 12, Woking, England

"It takes me around 30 minutes from the train station to the school."

Lauren, 12, Surrey, England

"It takes me 25 minutes to get to school."

Sihaam, 13, London, England

"My primary school is really close. I mean it, it's only a one minute walk!"

Marwa, 9, London, England

"I have to walk 15 minutes in the cold in the morning then I have to take a school bus which takes 40 minutes. All in all it takes me one hour."

Abdullah, 12, London, England

"I only take about five to 10 minutes. But if I am late it doesn't really matter anyway because I don't get shouted at."

Chloe, 10, Northern Ireland

"It takes me about about a few seconds to walk to school as it's opposite me."

Holly, 12, Halifax, England

"I walk and it takes me 25-30 minutes depending on how fast I walk."

Charlotte, 14, Melton Mowbray, England

"It takes about five to 10 minutes to walk but in the car it feels like it's 30 seconds!"

Ikra, 10, UK

"Well it takes me 30 minutes in the car with traffic and 15 minutes without traffic."

Jessica, 12, Northamptonshire, England

"To get to my school I have to walk to a bus stop, then we catch the bus. It usually takes about half-an-hour, depends on the traffic really."

LuuLuu, 13, Cardiff, Wales

"I have to get up at seven and set off at 7.50am to get to my school at 8.15am. However there's really bad traffic sometimes and in the snow it takes ages."

Jake, 12, Bristol, England

"Well, it's fine for me as my senior school is literally across the road! Feel sorry for Jordan - but it must be pretty fun and you'd get to feel grown up!!"

Caroline, 11, Somerset, England

"I need to walk three miles to get to my secondary school."

Jacqueline, 12, Glasgow, Scotland

"I have to walk down the road then across a field then over a bridge then over another field through a gap then over another field then through the park up the road. Then I go up a hill, across a field, then through a gate and I'm there. It takes about half an hour to walk. In the rain it takes about 50 minutes because the fields are all muddy so you have to go the long way!"

Emily, 13, Essex, England

"I usually walk to school but sometimes I go in a car if my dad's at home. It takes me about five minutes to get to school."

Nafeesa, 10, Nottingham, England

"I have to get a five-minute taxi to the train to get a ferry and I have to get a taxi again to get home. It takes me two-and-a-half hours!"

Ellie, 12, Hampshire, England

"I have to bike to am from school it's six miles a day which is 30 miles a week!"

Emma, 14, Cambridgeshire, England

"I walk and takes 15 minutes to get to school. It's much more eco-friendly. Beat that."

Alex, 13, London, England

"It takes about 10 minutes by car and 15 by foot."

Samaya, 10, Surrey, England

"It takes me an hour to get to school taking a train and then walking. And 35 minutes to get home taking a bus."

Paige, 13, Wolverhampton, England

"It takes me about 15 to 20 mins to walk but it feels longer as I have to stop at three houses on the way to school as there are five or sometimes six of us who walk to school together."

Monki, 11, Scotland

"I walk to school and it takes me about 15-20 minutes. I feel sorry for Jordan."

Kerry, 14, Southampton, England

"It takes me about an hour and fifteen minutes since I live in a suburb which is in the outskirts of Dubai. And yes the ride to and fro is very tiring and sometimes even bumpy!"

Nandita, 13, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

"It takes me about half an hour to get to school. I get the bus."

Rebecca, 13, Manchester, England

"Longer than my primary school."

Amy, 11, Norwich, England

"I always go in the car, which takes around five minutes, depending on traffic."

Justine, 10, Louth, Ireland

"It takes me 15 minutes to walk."

Ash, 11, Norwich, England

"It takes about five minutes to get to school by foot and two minutes by car."

Ben, 8, Scotland

"It takes me 20 minutes on the public bus."

Rabiat, 12, Cumbria, England

"Normally I walk to school, which takes me about seven to 10 minutes max. On days when I'm in a rush or it's raining hard outside I go in the car which takes me two minutes."

Amy, 11, Northamptonshire, England

"I walk to the bus stop then take the bus for 10-20 minutes then walk to school from the other bus stop so in total 30 minutes to get to school. I think it shouldn't take very long."

Ara, 11, Edinburgh, Scotland

"I get a lift in the car to school as me and my friends live 15 mins away from school."

Star, 12, Leicester, England

"I live in Orkney (where Jordan lives)! But I take the bus to get to school and it take me about 45 minutes."

Kara, 13, Scotland

"I only have to go downstairs and I am in my school. My school is my home. I am home educated."

Asha, 12, Lincoln, England

"It takes me about 10 to 15 minutes when I walk but if it's raining or in the winter it takes about two minutes in the car."

Jenni, 12, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"It takes about 20 minutes on foot. It's a straight road all the way except I have to go around the secondary school."

Alisa, 12, Osaka, Japan

"I live close to my school. In car it takes two minutes and walking takes five. At my old school it took half an hour in car to get there."

Chloe, 10, Glasgow, Scotland

"I live next street to my school, so it just takes me about three minutes to get there."

Mona, 12, Brussels, Belgium

"I live just down the road from my school so it takes me a few minutes to walk there."

Nikki, 10, Buckinghamshire, England

"It takes me 10 minutes to walk to school."

Clete, 12, Glasgow, Scotland

"I have to walk to the bus stop round the corner, get a bus that takes about 45 minutes and then get another bus that takes about 10 minutes! I hate going to school so far away, especially as my sister's primary school is only a two-minute walk away!"

Merryn, 13, Birmingham, England

"When I was in primary last year it took me five minutes to get to school but now I'm in secondary it takes 15 minutes."

Lina, 11, London, England

"It takes about two minutes in the car or 20 minutes walking."

Izzi, 12, Lancashire, England

"It takes around 20 minutes to walk to my school with my friends."

Lauren, 11, Burnley, England

"It takes me about three minutes to walk to school because it is just around the corner from where I live!"

Roslyn, 9, Slough, England

"I've got to walk to a bus stop and get a 20-minute bus ride. It's not long."

Michael, 11, Brighton, England

"My journey to school is a mile and it takes about 30 minutes to walk every morning."

Sheevani, 11, Leicestershire, England

"We only have to drive two miles to get to school. But we often cycle, as there is a handy path leading right to our school!"

Caitlin, 11, Buckinghamshire, England

"I bike to school it takes me around five minutes."

Sion, 11, Wales

"It only takes five minutes to get to my school, it's REALLY handy."

Emily, 9, Liverpool, England

"It takes five minutes to get to my school, it is only over the road."

Lauren, 9, Kent, England

"My school is only down the road so I just have to walk down two roads."

Georgia, 9, England

"My way to school is quite easy. But it is really annoying because my mum won't let me walk to school even though we are really close!"

Phoebe, 10, London, England