Traffic in Lisbon, Portugal

We estimate that in this city, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 1,000.85kg of CO2. It is needed 45.97 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 3.12%
Walking 19.79%
Car 45.83%
Bike 2.08%
Motorbike 5.21%
Bus/Trolleybus 7.29%
Tram/Streetcar 1.04%
Train/Metro 15.62%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 4.57 km
Walking 25.79 min
Waiting 2.11 min
Driving Car 1.32 min
Motor Bike 0.84 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.37 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.32 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.68 min
Overall 36.42 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 18.11 km
Walking 1.05 min
Driving Car 28.70 min
Overall 29.75 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 4.50 km
Bike 15.00 min
Overall 15.00 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 24.60 km
Walking 0.40 min
Motor Bike 28.20 min
Overall 28.60 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 10.50 km
Walking 8.86 min
Waiting 9.14 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 27.71 min
Train/Metro Ride 3.57 min
Overall 49.29 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 35.00 km
Walking 10.00 min
Waiting 5.00 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 25.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 20.00 min
Overall 60.00 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 18.47 km
Walking 6.87 min
Waiting 8.07 min
Driving Car 0.33 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.00 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 30.47 min
Overall 51.53 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 14.97 km
Overall 36.23 min

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Last update: October 2018

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

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1 Comments so far

#Noemie on Mar 01, 2017 :
Love living here. Human-size city. Eminently walkable. Need car really and mostly on weekends to get out of city but easily able to do same via metro and train. Main train station in Rossio has a train all the way to Sintra. Excellent public transportation system. Car traffic can get a bit hectic but a breeze on weekends. Lisbon city-center fairly polluted due to carbon monoxide emission from motor vehicles. There does not seem to be the same level of carbon emission regulation as in US cites.

Very low-stress life I think even for the working people, not just retirees. People love a good time and are out most nights enjoying a plethora of outdoor cafés and restaurants at incredibly reasonable prices and quality. Strolling along the Tage river is a favorite pastime whether after dinner or early morning jog. Young people are everywhere well into the night enjoying outdoor nightlife, concerts, live music, impromptu street artists, Fado music spilling out of quaint establishments... Magical.

An exceptionally beautiful, vibrant city, filled with history and stupendous architecture and where young and old find their heart’s desire.