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Google Maps shows your two proposed routes as having a less than 5 mile and less than 10 minute difference. Which one is "faster" becomes almost entirely irrelevant at that point. So we're left with "more scenic." Of the two routes, one (via Payson) runs almost entirely through Tonto National Forest and Sitgreaves National Forest, while the other (via ...
Personally once you get past Dallas/Fort Worth area the scenery will consist of a whole lot of nothing. So if you're looking to take in West Texas life your choices are: Wichita falls - Amarillo or Abilene - Lubbock To me the choice is equally dreary though the Abiline - Lubbock Route using US-84 is likely to provide easier access to little towns ...
Answer: ∞ Because, what about closed border crossings? The distance between A and B is approximately 0. In the linked example, even by car it's 169 km according to Google Maps, but I guess by public transport one would have to go via Rovaniemi, Kemijärvi, Кандала́кша, Му́рманск, and Заполя́рный, which makes it 1119 km already...
If it's just a ratio: from Karesuando (Sweden) to Karesuvanto (Finland) is 1 km, but by bus one would need to do Karesuando–Vittangi–Haparanda–Tornio–Rovaniemi–Karesuvanto, which is 832 km and would take at least 3 days. That's a ratio of 832. Of course, sensible would be to just walk (a sign in Tornio suggests exactly that for the last 459 km).
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