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GDE or Monaro Travel Time

By cmcn - 19 May 2011 10

I’m about to start a new job and will be travelling from Forde to Phillip.

Whereis.com.au seems to think this will take me 36min if I travel past the airport, Fyshwick and up Hindmarsh… I suspect that between 7 and 9am that just won’t happen. It seems like it would be better to go down the GDE.

Any ideas on how long it takes using either route?

What’s Your opinion?


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GDE or Monaro Travel Time
WonderfulWorld 11:45 pm 21 May 11

You said :

Canberra really isn’t THAT big. Drive to your new job early, get a rough estimate of how long it’ll take, plan from there, done.

You, I love you, and you are correct, love the name.

Special G 8:33 am 20 May 11

Ride your mtnbike – GDE, Lyneham – O’Connor – Bruce ridges – Black mountain around the lake – cross scrivener dam and you are almost there.

Probably quicker and you will arrive at work fitter and with a smile on your face.

SpellingAndGrammar 11:11 pm 19 May 11

I live in Gunners and generally leave at 9. Gets me to Woden by 9.30. Moral of the story is that if you leave before 7.30am or after 9am, it will take you around 30mins. Between 7.30 and 9am? Much longer.

deye 5:32 pm 19 May 11

Once the road works on the new Majura parkway start I would not be going that way, however till the GDE is finished Majura might be the quicker.

jennybel75 4:28 pm 19 May 11

I live in Gungahlin, work in Symonston, just off Hindmarsh. Leaving at 7:15am and going via Majura rd, past the airport, onto the Monaro and then onto Hindmarsh, I’m usually at work by 7:45am. Leave any later and your travel time will be longer though.

nsn 4:20 pm 19 May 11

I have a radical idea to provide an answer to your question. Just follow these two easy steps:
1. Take one route one day and observe the time this takes.
2. Take the other route the next day and observe the time this takes.

Ferarri 4:16 pm 19 May 11

I leave Palmerston @ 7:15 and use the GDE, then turn left onto Hindmarsh to Woden, arrive @ 07:45.

You 3:24 pm 19 May 11

Canberra really isn’t THAT big. Drive to your new job early, get a rough estimate of how long it’ll take, plan from there, done.

Mothy 3:03 pm 19 May 11

GDE pre 8am your chances are good of reaching Woden by 9am.

If you’re still at Mitchell anytime after 8, call ahead, you’re going to be late.

peterh 2:54 pm 19 May 11

go down the GDE, up the tuggeranong parkway and onto hindmarsh. I am near hume and travel to bruce every day. I avoid the monaro, preferring the tuggeranong parkway as it is far faster to work and home.

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