Traveling to the O'Neill
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Travel by CAR:
From New York or New Haven Take I-95 North to Exit 75 (US-1 towards Waterford). Follow about 4 miles passing a cemetery and the Waterford Post Office on your right. Turn right at traffic light onto Avery Lane (Silva’s Package Store on corner). At next traffic light, continue straight ahead onto Great Neck Road (Route 213). Follow this about 3.5 miles to stop sign and turn right. Proceed about 1/4 mile to next stop sign. Entrance is on the right.
From Boston or Providence Take I-95 South towards New London. When crossing Gold Star Bridge (Groton) get into right lane. Get off at Exit 84S, highway turns into Eugene O’Neill Drive. Follow through New London until it ends. Turn left (Tilley Street), then right (Firehouse on the corner) onto Bank Street. At approximately the fourth light, turn left onto Ocean Avenue. Go down Ocean Avenue approximately 2 miles passing Lawrence & Memorial hospital on the left and Dunkin Donuts on right. Turn right at traffic light onto Niles Hill Road (Route 213). Take first left onto Great Neck Road (Route 213). At stop sign, go straight onto the O’Neill grounds.
From Hartford and North Take I-84 East towards Boston to Exit 55 (CT-2 towards Norwich/New London). Continue on Route 2 for approximately 24 miles. Bear right on to Route 11 South. Continue on Route 11 approximately 7 miles to Exit 4 (CT-82 towards Hadlyme/Salem). Turn left on CT-82/E. Haddam Rd. Follow 1.2 miles and turn right on CT-85 towards New London. Follow CT-85 for 8.6 miles crossing under I-395 then turn right on to Cross Road. Follow Cross Road to US-1/Boston Post Road and turn left. Follow US-1/Boston Post Road approximately 1.5 miles then turn right at traffic light onto Avery Lane (Silva’s Package Store on corner). At next traffic light, continue straight ahead onto Great Neck Road (Route 213). Follow this about 3.5 miles to stop sign and turn right. Proceed about 1/4 mile to next stop sign. Entrance is on the right.
Travel by TRAIN
The Amtrak station code for New London, CT is NLC. Once you arrive at NLC, you will easily find a taxi in front of the station. Tell the driver to take you to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center at 305 Great Neck Road in Waterford. The ride is about 8 minutes.
Travel by AIR
The closest airport is T.F. Green Airport, located near Providence, RI. A shuttle (www.airporttaxiri.com) runs between T.F. Green Airport and the AMTRAK station in Providence, RI (station code PVD) which you can then take to New London, CT.
The major airport, Bradley International, is located near Hartford, CT. Travel from Bradley to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center is difficult, time consuming, and expensive. Your ground transportation option is Connecticut Limo (www.ctlimo.com). Take Connecticut Limo from Bradley to New Haven and then take a taxi to the New Haven train station. Then take AMTRAK from New Haven to New London, CT. See directions above.
If traveling via JFK and LaGuardia Airports in New York or Newark Airport in New Jersey, you will need to research ground transportation from the airports to either Metro-North or Amtrak stations in New York City and then travel from New York to New London, Connecticut.