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How to get google map api "typical minutes"

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My Question:

How do I get "Typical Minutes" (a range of minutes) from two addresses for a future date and time using the below Google Map APIs?


What can be done using a browser instead of Google Map APIs 

If I go to a browser and got to google.com/maps/   and enter two addresses eg

123 Main St, Kansas City, MO 6415 

123 E Main St, Gardner, KS 66030

You get directions and Travel time in minutes (I'm interested in Travel Time in minutes)

But if I change "Leave Now" to "Depart at" change the time to tomorrow at 4:30 PM I get a range "Typically 35-55 Minutes"


I use two different APIs 


maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/distancematrix/xml

https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/directions/xml
with the above you can get minutes

<duration>                   = 33

<duration_in_traffic> = 34

But from the browser you you would get between 35-55 minutes


Any ideas are greatly appreciated

Larry G

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The API's give you the current average travel time.  Travel time depends upon road condition, congestion, distance etc
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