Traffic in United Kingdom

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 970.91kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 44.60 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 6.12%
Walking 18.86%
Car 41.89%
Bike 8.50%
Motorbike 1.27%
Bus/Trolleybus 10.62%
Tram/Streetcar 0.68%
Train/Metro 12.06%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 4.09 km
Walking 22.18 min
Waiting 0.91 min
Driving Car 1.00 min
Bike 0.27 min
Motor Bike 0.11 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.70 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.10 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.28 min
Overall 27.58 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 19.46 km
Walking 0.74 min
Waiting 0.01 min
Driving Car 30.90 min
Overall 31.65 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 6.54 km
Walking 0.37 min
Bike 21.36 min
Overall 21.92 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 25.29 km
Walking 0.93 min
Motor Bike 34.60 min
Overall 35.53 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 9.98 km
Walking 7.39 min
Waiting 6.82 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 29.74 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.44 min
Overall 44.61 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 14.14 km
Walking 12.00 min
Waiting 5.88 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.75 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 26.38 min
Train/Metro Ride 3.12 min
Overall 51.12 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 23.41 km
Walking 11.42 min
Waiting 5.73 min
Bike 0.08 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.18 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.23 min
Train/Metro Ride 36.00 min
Overall 56.44 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 14.62 km
Overall 34.81 min

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Last update: February 2024

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 United Kingdom

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
London 161.8 45.3 3605.5 188.9 1825.5
Manchester 157.0 39.0 1350.4 173.1 4630.1
Glasgow 123.2 31.3 180.7 158.3 4339.4
Bristol 119.7 30.0 110.7 112.4 4702.7
Edinburgh 114.6 30.7 145.4 140.4 3595.3
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