Traffic in Switzerland

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 603.15kg of CO2. It is needed 27.71 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 4.23%
Walking 20.52%
Car 25.41%
Bike 12.70%
Motorbike 1.63%
Bus/Trolleybus 13.03%
Tram/Streetcar 6.51%
Train/Metro 15.96%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 3.39 km
Walking 15.81 min
Waiting 1.56 min
Bike 0.87 min
Motor Bike 0.13 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.62 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.62 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.68 min
Overall 22.75 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 24.11 km
Walking 1.63 min
Driving Car 30.34 min
Overall 31.97 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 5.76 km
Walking 0.69 min
Bike 16.94 min
Overall 17.81 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 40.60 km
Walking 4.00 min
Motor Bike 34.00 min
Overall 38.00 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 8.62 km
Walking 4.08 min
Waiting 3.80 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 16.00 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.45 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.02 min
Overall 27.77 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 6.90 km
Walking 4.65 min
Waiting 4.85 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.20 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 16.55 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.65 min
Overall 28.95 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 26.15 km
Walking 8.73 min
Waiting 4.68 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.65 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.61 min
Train/Metro Ride 27.27 min
Overall 45.66 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 14.53 km
Overall 29.75 min

Contributors: 309

Last update: March 2023

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

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Zurich 115.5 34.4 471.7 146.6 2239.0
Geneva 110.9 27.7 42.3 116.4 4344.7
Basel 69.4 20.4 20.4 45.3 1423.4
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