Traffic in Japan

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 410.69kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 18.87 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 4.97%
Walking 21.12%
Car 16.77%
Bike 7.45%
Motorbike 2.48%
Bus/Trolleybus 4.35%
Tram/Streetcar 1.24%
Train/Metro 41.61%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 4.64 km
Walking 16.27 min
Waiting 2.12 min
Driving Car 0.03 min
Bike 0.29 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.59 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.29 min
Train/Metro Ride 6.21 min
Overall 25.80 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 10.37 km
Walking 1.00 min
Driving Car 23.85 min
Overall 24.85 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 4.65 km
Walking 0.58 min
Bike 18.17 min
Overall 19.17 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 14.25 km
Motor Bike 39.50 min
Overall 39.50 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 10.40 km
Walking 10.43 min
Waiting 4.43 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 28.29 min
Train/Metro Ride 4.29 min
Overall 47.43 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 20.00 km
Walking 15.50 min
Waiting 5.00 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 24.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 7.50 min
Overall 52.00 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 22.91 km
Walking 11.37 min
Waiting 5.06 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.42 min
Train/Metro Ride 36.03 min
Overall 54.31 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 14.24 km
Overall 39.28 min

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Last update: June 2023

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