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Unread Sep 7th, 2006, 03:42 pm
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Default asking the time

Hi!

could you tell me which is the correct way to ask the time of departure, a.s.a.p.

Is it: What time does the train leave to London?
or: What time does the train to London leave?

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Unread Sep 7th, 2006, 04:56 pm
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Default Re: asking the time

Both probably would be fine in the course of conversation but the second is more natural.
What time does the train to London leave?

leave to (place) is a little awkward in my opinion. We generally say leave for 'place'

What time does the train leave for London?

These two ways show up at about the same frequency:
What time does the train to London leave?
What time does the train leave for London?
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