Traffic in Mumbai, India

We estimate that in this city, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 1,674.28kg of CO2. It is needed 76.91 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 8.57%
Walking 15.24%
Car 36.19%
Bike 7.62%
Motorbike 2.86%
Bus/Trolleybus 11.43%
Tram/Streetcar 0.95%
Train/Metro 17.14%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 8.37 km
Walking 25.69 min
Waiting 2.94 min
Driving Car 0.94 min
Bike 2.06 min
Motor Bike 0.44 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.19 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.31 min
Train/Metro Ride 7.69 min
Overall 42.25 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 20.88 km
Walking 0.95 min
Driving Car 60.21 min
Overall 61.16 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 11.75 km
Walking 0.25 min
Bike 31.88 min
Overall 32.12 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 6.33 km
Walking 0.67 min
Motor Bike 19.33 min
Overall 20.00 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 19.17 km
Walking 5.42 min
Waiting 11.75 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 52.50 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.92 min
Overall 73.00 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 40.00 km
Walking 5.00 min
Waiting 15.00 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 30.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 25.00 min
Overall 75.00 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 24.33 km
Walking 9.61 min
Waiting 9.56 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 5.61 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.67 min
Train/Metro Ride 37.22 min
Overall 67.78 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 18.38 km
Overall 57.98 min

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Last update: May 2018

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2 Comments so far

#Akshay Salian on Jun 05, 2016 :
Mumbai is the safest places to live in India and also the most difficult if you were to use trains for commuting and/or live more than 5-6 kilometers from work. The weather is pleasant during winters, rains are erratic (for couple of weeks, once a year, it will rain cats and dogs - 24/7) however not all that bad, summers are more humid than hot. The city has everything that one will find in any other metro of the world and is also one of the most populated in the world. You will find cars plying on the main roads even throughout the night. But if you can accustom yourself and find your way of living in the order of its chaos (as everyone in the city does) then you will find meaning in the phrase that every Mumbaikar (person hailing from Mumbai) uses... you will be able to manage and live in any other part of this world with ease!
#Beeesful on Jul 04, 2014 :
The traffic in mumbai is crazy!!!!!! I was stuck for 2 HOURS
I saw a murder in the traffic jam mumbai is a wasteland