LGA to Groton,Ct -Drive time

Old Mar 13th, 2007, 11:51 PM
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LGA to Groton,Ct -Drive time

Any idea how long it will take on a Monday morning around 7 am from LGA to Groton, CT? There will be two people in the car if there are car pool lanes. Thank you
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Old Mar 14th, 2007, 06:06 AM
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2-4 hours, depending on traffic. I-95 and the Merritt can be awful during the morning commute, especially if there is an accident. I can't think of any car pool lanes on I-95 in CT. The only advantage you have is that you are going in the "right" direction, if there is one on 95.
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Old Apr 19th, 2007, 07:46 AM
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Sorry for the delay, thanks for the reply. We plan to be in Groton by 10 am. What time should we leave? 6 am?
Thanks again.
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Old Apr 19th, 2007, 09:29 AM
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I think you would be safe allowing 2 1/2 hours. Under ideal circumstances you could probably make it in two.
Old Apr 19th, 2007, 09:39 AM
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I'd allow at at least 2 1/2 to play it safe.
There aren't any carpool lanes en route.
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Old Apr 19th, 2007, 12:33 PM
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Mapquest.com (which I usually find optimistic) estimates the trip at 2 hrs. 18 minutes. I-95 is notoriously awful. If you are flying in from somewhere else the night before and this is a business appointment you're making, I would seriously consider driving part way the night before.
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Old Apr 19th, 2007, 06:26 PM
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Thanks again for the replies. Will play it safe and leave around 7 am. Unfortunately we have to stay at that hotel on Long Island Sunday night.
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