Directions to the College
Connecticut College is located at 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, in southeastern Connecticut. We are easily reached from Hartford, Providence, Boston and New York City by car, train, and bus, and from points beyond by rail and air.
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Approximate driving times by car
- New York City - 3 hours
- Albany - 3 .5 hours
- Boston - 2 to 2.5 hours
- Hartford - 1 hour
- Newport - 1.5 hours
- Providence - 1 hour
- Springfield - 1.5 hours
- Philadelphia - 5 hours
- Hyannis, Mass. - 2 hours
- Worcester, Mass. - 1.5 hours
From Albany, NY (about 3.5 hours) and points Northwest: Take I-90 East (toward Boston) to Springfield, MA exit to I-91 South to Hartford. In Hartford, take Route 2 South toward New London/Norwich, and pick up I-395 South. Take exit 78 onto Route 32 South. College entrance is 3 miles on right.
From New York City (about 3 hours) and the West:
Exit 83 from I-95 Northbound. Turn left at the end of the ramp, proceed up hill to intersection, and then take right at light onto Route 32 North. College entrance is one mile on left.
From Boston (about 2.5 hours), Providence (1 hour) and the East: Take I-95 South. Just over the Groton Gold Star Bridge, take Exit 84 North from southbound I-95 to Route 32 North. College entrance is one mile on left.
From Worcester (about 1.5 hours) and points North: Take I-395 South to Exit 78 onto Route 32 South. College entrance is 3 miles on right.
From Hartford (1 hour) and points north (Western MA, VT): I-91 South to Hartford. Take I-84 East to Route 2 East to I-395 South. Take Exit 78 onto Route 32 South. College entrance is 3 miles on right.
From the Cross Sound/Long Island Ferry (15 minutes): Exit the ferry slip area and take a right on Water Street. Follow the signs for Route 32 North. College entrance is one mile on left.
Airports serving the region, in order of proximity and ease of access to Connecticut College campus:
T. F. Green Airport, Providence, RI (PVD);
Logan Airport, Boston, MA (BOS);
Bradley International Airport, (BDL) Hartford, CT;
John F. Kennedy International Airport, (JFK) and LaGuardia (LGA), New York City. Groton-New London Airport (GON) offers no commercial service at this time.
For information on traveling to New London via train, please check the Amtrak website for more information. New London's Union Station is less than 10 minutes from campus by taxi or car.
Visit Connecticut's Mystic Country for area information and transportation details.
Parking on campus
When arriving at the campus main entrance and stopping at the Gatehouse, visitors are advised to park in the South Lot (proceed to the left, more convenient) or North Lot. Visitors to the Office of Admission are advised to park in the lot located south of Horizon House, the Admission building. For onStage and Cummings Arts Center (Palmer Auditorium, Evans Hall, Fortune Concert Hall) events, visitors may park in the South Lot. For Tansill Theater, park in the South Lot, or in the spaces adjacent to the theater, which are limited. For the College Center and Shain Library, there are limited parking spaces in front of these buildings.