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"Travel" meaning getting roughly 200 meters between two locations in the regular world. Includes time to prepare expendables and/or eat to get full (but not worrying about damage). I don't care how much time it takes to build infrastructure in any of this.

"Non Standard" meaning, there has to be a faster way than a boat or a minecart or even going to the nether.

"Minecraft" meaning vanilla single player mode.

"Fastest" meaning, m/s numbers please. Speculative answers such as usually given in these questions (i.e. like this one) are not what I'm looking for.

Related sub questions might be: How far can you throw an ender pearl, and how long is it in the air (in seconds)? Are there ways to throw an ender pearl 200 meters? What speed can you get out of a well built EATS road (in m/s)? How fast (in m/s) is boat teleporting? minecart teleporting? Is there a way to use a TNT cannon that doesn't kill me half the time?

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I assume you want to do this in vanilla single player? –  uncovery Mar 2 '13 at 7:22
    
@uncovery yes!!! –  John Mar 2 '13 at 13:26
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Is there any reason that the various answers to What is the fastest way to travel long distances in Minecraft? don't satisfy you? –  SevenSidedDie Mar 2 '13 at 20:13
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The fastest way should be /tp <player> x y z, requiring cheats on. –  Alvin Wong Mar 3 '13 at 4:11
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@John You might want to rewrite this to clearly focus on that in the question. As it reads now, it's not asking for quantitative values from tested methods, so you're just going to gather the same kind of answers (including speculation) as the other question. –  SevenSidedDie Mar 4 '13 at 17:12

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This YouTuber is going 47.4 blocks per second. I've tried it myself too, works okay. I'm getting 43.1 b/s.

In this video he placed Minecarts every 3 blocks to be able to spam right-click, teleporting to the next minecart in front of him every right-click. That way, by spamming rightclick, he got very fast. 47.4 m/s he got, I am getting to 43.1 b/s.

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Hi @LProd, can you add a description of what's going on to your post? If the video were to go away your answer wouldn't say much at all, and that would be a shame. –  fredley Mar 12 '13 at 16:38
    
I edited it to clarify it. You're welcome. –  LProd Mar 13 '13 at 15:10
    
I personally prefer this method over the pearl tossing method. This method has a lot more flexibility IMHO, and more accuracy. But, totally understand the communities infatuation with TNT! –  John Dec 2 '13 at 14:29

You can boost a thrown Ender Pearl using a TNT cannon. Assuming you've got the trajectory exactly right and have a wall at the destination to stop the pearl, this is basically instantaneous other than the fuse time (4 seconds). Also, in one step you can only travel as far as the chunk load distance, which as far as I've read is 160m (10 chunks), or else the pearl will not land until you move closer. So, speed: 40 m/s average, less time to gather resources and place the TNT, and the flight time of the pearl (which will depend on the amount of TNT used and exact trajectory).

If you built a series of redstone-driven TNT magazines wired to operate in sequence and launched pearls perfectly to match them, then you could avoid waiting 4 seconds and move even faster.

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You can double this by using the nether and some portals. –  Richard J. Ross III Mar 10 '13 at 14:24

In vanilla, single-player minecraft, the fastest way to travel any distance is to use command blocks to set up teleports. These will send you any distance in any direction instantly.

While command blocks are vanilla, they are not possible to get in a non-cheat-enabled game. You need to be in creative gamemode and have access to the /give command to obtain them without mods. If your world has cheats enabled or you are willing to use an external program to assist in getting the command blocks set up, then they will work just fine in vanilla from then on.

To get the command block and give yourself the ability to set it up, enter the following in chat:

/gamemode creative @p
/give @p 137

Place the command blocks where you want them and use them to teleport near each other. For example, if you have one (which I'll call A) at (x,y,z)=(0,5,0) and the other at (x,y,z)=(200,5,0) (which I'll call B,) then right click on command block A and type

 tp @p 200 5 5

into the command field. Similarly, in command block B's field, use

 tp @p 0 5 5

Note that in each case, I've put the teleport "landing zone" +5 Z-blocks from the other command block. Now place a stone pressure plate on top of each and step on it. You'll be instantly sent to the vicinity of the other.

To return to survival mode, use:

 /gamemode survival @p

I've created a small (~300k) demo map demonstrating this that you can try out in vanilla Minecraft 1.4.7.

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Also a great answer, however the first answer works without 3rd party programs or cheats, so that's the better answer in my opinion, and the votes show it as well as of NOW, perhaps the community will swing your way. –  Ender Mar 7 '13 at 12:35

you could just turn on cheats and type

/set speed 40

you could also type in any other number above 20 and get to 200 meters in a few seconds.

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I do believe this is a command from the SPC (Single Player Commands) mod. –  Riking Mar 16 '13 at 5:35

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