Traffic in Germany

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 589.54kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 27.08 trees per passenger to produce enough oxygen. The following formulas are used to make these estimations.

Main Means of Transportation to Work or School

Working from Home 4.25%
Walking 17.51%
Car 27.70%
Bike 19.68%
Motorbike 0.69%
Bus/Trolleybus 7.62%
Tram/Streetcar 6.03%
Train/Metro 16.52%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 4.30 km
Walking 19.25 min
Waiting 1.96 min
Driving Car 0.32 min
Bike 0.89 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.97 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.77 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.80 min
Overall 27.12 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 20.47 km
Walking 1.65 min
Driving Car 28.32 min
Overall 29.97 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 5.09 km
Walking 0.48 min
Bike 16.78 min
Overall 17.40 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 17.21 km
Walking 2.86 min
Motor Bike 24.00 min
Overall 26.86 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 8.88 km
Walking 4.08 min
Waiting 4.94 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 19.78 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.45 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.73 min
Overall 31.25 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 7.80 km
Walking 5.54 min
Waiting 4.20 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.18 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 20.57 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.62 min
Overall 33.20 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 20.38 km
Walking 8.60 min
Waiting 6.08 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.02 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.93 min
Train/Metro Ride 27.73 min
Overall 45.79 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 12.56 km
Overall 30.07 min

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Last update: April 2024

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 Germany

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Cologne 121.3 33.5 373.8 151.5 3152.9
Hamburg 114.4 33.0 319.3 138.9 2671.3
Dusseldorf 111.3 28.2 52.6 132.7 4128.7
Stuttgart 103.6 29.6 93.9 140.2 2754.0
Munich 103.0 30.6 136.4 113.3 2508.4
Berlin 100.6 33.6 380.8 107.9 1373.6
Frankfurt 100.5 27.0 33.2 177.9 2962.3
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