Traffic in Istanbul, Turkey

We estimate that in this city, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 1,792.27kg of CO2. It is needed 20.90 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 7.14%
Walking 11.16%
Car 44.64%
Bike 0.00%
Motorbike 5.36%
Bus/Trolleybus 25.45%
Tram/Streetcar 0.45%
Train/Metro 5.80%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 6.92 km
Walking 30.68 min
Waiting 2.60 min
Driving Car 6.20 min
Bike 0.28 min
Motor Bike 1.52 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.76 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.40 min
Overall 46.44 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 24.46 km
Walking 1.06 min
Driving Car 51.21 min
Overall 52.57 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 16.67 km
Walking 0.08 min
Motor Bike 25.58 min
Overall 25.67 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 19.22 km
Walking 9.65 min
Waiting 7.65 min
Driving Car 0.53 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 40.40 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.18 min
Train/Metro Ride 3.61 min
Overall 62.98 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 10.00 km
Walking 15.00 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 20.00 min
Overall 35.00 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 26.62 km
Walking 10.54 min
Waiting 8.31 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 4.23 min
Train/Metro Ride 38.08 min
Overall 64.23 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 20.64 km
Overall 54.44 min

Contributors: 229

Last update: March 2018

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3 Comments so far

#Sevım on May 22, 2016 :
I commute by shuttle that lots of campony provide for emloyees, but there is no option for shuttle so that I have to choose car.
#Volkan on Oct 03, 2015 :
Public transportation is not efficient when you compare Istanbul with any other European country.
#Birtan on Sep 04, 2015 :
There is no train transportation any more in Istanbul. They closed the railways and our wagons are rotting in Haydarpasa.