Traffic in China

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 826.17kg of CO2. It is needed 37.95 trees for each passenger to produce enough oxygen to cover that. Formulas used for this estimation

Main Means of Transportation to Work or School

Working from Home 4.40%
Walking 22.33%
Car 26.10%
Bike 6.29%
Motorbike 2.20%
Bus/Trolleybus 14.47%
Tram/Streetcar 1.26%
Train/Metro 22.96%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 3.80 km
Walking 19.70 min
Waiting 1.93 min
Bike 0.28 min
Motor Bike 0.24 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.06 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.41 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.79 min
Overall 26.41 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 21.66 km
Walking 2.43 min
Driving Car 40.55 min
Overall 42.99 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 4.72 km
Walking 1.25 min
Bike 20.80 min
Overall 22.55 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 7.00 km
Walking 1.86 min
Motor Bike 19.00 min
Overall 20.86 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 10.83 km
Walking 7.62 min
Waiting 6.26 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 32.52 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.78 min
Overall 48.29 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 16.50 km
Walking 12.00 min
Waiting 6.25 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 42.25 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.00 min
Overall 62.50 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 16.37 km
Walking 10.26 min
Waiting 5.11 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.42 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.62 min
Train/Metro Ride 32.18 min
Overall 52.41 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 13.08 km
Overall 40.56 min

Contributors: 320

Last update: June 2021

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

By City in China

Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Beijing 192.49 45.21 3582.19 200.86 5366.85
Shanghai 192.39 47.85 4986.82 229.95 3453.51
Shenzhen 121.84 36.45 792.59 95.99 2250.30
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