Traffic in Switzerland

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 431.94kg of CO2. It is needed 19.84 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 6.21%
Walking 21.47%
Car 20.34%
Bike 12.99%
Motorbike 0.56%
Bus/Trolleybus 12.99%
Tram/Streetcar 6.21%
Train/Metro 19.21%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 4.14 km
Walking 18.37 min
Waiting 2.00 min
Driving Car 0.39 min
Bike 0.88 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.13 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.50 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.45 min
Overall 26.72 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 16.89 km
Walking 0.58 min
Driving Car 25.00 min
Overall 25.58 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 6.74 km
Walking 0.48 min
Bike 18.96 min
Overall 19.52 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 8.00 km
Motor Bike 20.00 min
Overall 20.00 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 7.24 km
Walking 3.91 min
Waiting 3.30 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 15.43 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.26 min
Overall 25.30 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 7.64 km
Walking 5.45 min
Waiting 6.55 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 4.00 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 15.64 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.91 min
Overall 32.55 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 27.50 km
Walking 9.09 min
Waiting 4.19 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.03 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.74 min
Train/Metro Ride 29.15 min
Overall 46.93 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 12.69 km
Overall 29.71 min

Contributors: 178

Last update: October 2018

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 Switzerland

Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Zurich 97.91 33.96 421.45 79.81 1189.57
Geneva 92.96 24.00 24.00 83.56 3016.64
Basel 74.00 21.52 21.52 51.74 1651.90
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