Traffic in Switzerland

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 725.13kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 33.31 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 4.18%
Walking 19.40%
Car 26.27%
Bike 12.24%
Motorbike 2.09%
Bus/Trolleybus 12.84%
Tram/Streetcar 6.27%
Train/Metro 16.72%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 3.32 km
Walking 15.48 min
Waiting 1.51 min
Bike 0.92 min
Motor Bike 0.12 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.57 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.60 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.63 min
Overall 22.28 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 30.16 km
Walking 3.17 min
Driving Car 35.64 min
Overall 38.81 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 5.63 km
Walking 0.68 min
Bike 16.74 min
Overall 17.60 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 45.57 km
Walking 7.14 min
Motor Bike 37.86 min
Overall 45.00 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 10.15 km
Walking 4.12 min
Waiting 3.79 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 17.70 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.35 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.88 min
Overall 29.47 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 6.82 km
Walking 4.62 min
Waiting 4.76 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.10 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 16.95 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.62 min
Overall 29.10 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 27.26 km
Walking 8.86 min
Waiting 4.92 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.64 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.54 min
Train/Metro Ride 28.05 min
Overall 47.08 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 17.16 km
Overall 32.46 min

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Last update: November 2023

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