Traffic in India

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 1,442.55kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 66.26 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 5.95%
Walking 8.74%
Car 39.51%
Bike 19.71%
Motorbike 9.01%
Bus/Trolleybus 10.86%
Tram/Streetcar 0.27%
Train/Metro 5.95%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 5.17 km
Walking 23.32 min
Waiting 1.19 min
Driving Car 2.08 min
Bike 2.13 min
Motor Bike 0.29 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.79 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.40 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.26 min
Overall 33.68 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 18.31 km
Walking 1.09 min
Waiting 0.02 min
Driving Car 45.91 min
Bike 0.02 min
Overall 47.04 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 13.18 km
Walking 1.01 min
Driving Car 0.05 min
Bike 35.25 min
Overall 36.93 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 17.49 km
Walking 1.39 min
Waiting 0.02 min
Motor Bike 37.67 min
Overall 39.09 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 17.78 km
Walking 6.33 min
Waiting 7.10 min
Driving Car 0.16 min
Motor Bike 0.11 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 48.82 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.57 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.05 min
Overall 66.21 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 17.93 km
Walking 10.43 min
Waiting 5.29 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.14 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 29.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 3.57 min
Overall 50.43 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 26.94 km
Walking 9.28 min
Waiting 8.12 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 4.24 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.52 min
Train/Metro Ride 44.05 min
Overall 69.44 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 16.36 km
Overall 46.77 min

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Last update: February 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 India

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Delhi 285.7 57.7 13100.7 315.2 9187.6
Kolkata 268.7 59.4 15042.8 286.2 4863.5
Mumbai 260.1 55.3 10682.6 275.7 7204.6
Bangalore 255.9 54.1 9578.1 296.5 7520.4
Pune 199.8 45.6 3774.1 247.7 5939.6
Chennai 198.3 46.8 4387.6 230.9 4913.2
Hyderabad 180.1 42.6 2455.8 209.1 5406.8
Gurgaon 158.0 35.7 661.8 204.6 6779.0
Ahmedabad 150.1 38.9 1306.7 158.1 3910.7
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