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How bad is traffic in the morning from Tampa to Naples

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How bad is traffic in the morning from Tampa to Naples

I have to get to Naples by eleven tomorrow and i'm in Tampa. The trip says it will take two and a half hours to get there. Do i need to plan on giving more time with traffic.

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1. Re: How bad is traffic in the morning from Tampa to Naples

In a word, Yes. You will be on I75 at peek rush hour traffic so I would allow an additional hour at the minimum.

Have a safe trip!

Brandon, Florida
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2. Re: How bad is traffic in the morning from Tampa to Naples

It really depends on your starting point in Tampa. Once you get on I-75 the only thing to delay you will be if there is an accident. Otherwise it will be plain sailing on I-75 and you could easily do it in 2.5 hours, if you drive at just under 80 mph on I-75.

Tampa, Florida
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3. Re: How bad is traffic in the morning from Tampa to Naples

You'll get some congestion around Sarasota, and again at Fort Myers where they're widening I-75.

Other than that, it shouldn't be too bad -- I'd leave 3 hours to be on the safe side, as it depends on WHERE in Tampa you're leaving from.

I used to live in South Hillsborough (25-30 minutes from most of Tampa), and 2 hours would get me to the Fort Myers airport -- not to Naples.

4. Re: How bad is traffic in the morning from Tampa to Naples

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