Traffic in Switzerland

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 508.05kg of CO2. It is needed 23.34 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 5.42%
Walking 17.73%
Car 23.65%
Bike 12.32%
Motorbike 0.49%
Bus/Trolleybus 14.78%
Tram/Streetcar 6.90%
Train/Metro 18.72%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 3.93 km
Walking 15.00 min
Waiting 2.11 min
Bike 0.12 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.25 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.53 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.58 min
Overall 22.60 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 17.88 km
Walking 0.60 min
Driving Car 26.73 min
Overall 27.33 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 6.40 km
Walking 0.44 min
Bike 18.20 min
Overall 18.72 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 8.63 km
Walking 4.03 min
Waiting 3.47 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 15.67 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.63 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.97 min
Overall 27.33 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 7.64 km
Walking 5.07 min
Waiting 5.64 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.14 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 17.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.71 min
Overall 31.57 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 26.39 km
Walking 9.05 min
Waiting 4.14 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.97 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.79 min
Train/Metro Ride 27.97 min
Overall 45.59 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 13.17 km
Overall 29.16 min

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Last update: April 2019

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
Geneva 104.75 26.25 28.08 102.86 3975.93
Zurich 101.76 33.62 383.13 89.33 1530.05
Basel 72.77 20.78 20.78 49.36 1632.70
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