Traffic in Zurich, Switzerland

In this city, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 825.16kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 37.90 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 4.08%
Walking 15.65%
Car 18.37%
Bike 13.61%
Motorbike 3.40%
Bus/Trolleybus 12.93%
Tram/Streetcar 8.84%
Train/Metro 23.13%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 3.44 km
Walking 12.61 min
Waiting 3.09 min
Bike 0.22 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.43 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 1.26 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.74 min
Overall 22.35 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 50.52 km
Walking 6.41 min
Driving Car 54.63 min
Overall 61.04 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 5.58 km
Walking 0.85 min
Bike 16.75 min
Overall 17.85 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 56.20 km
Walking 10.00 min
Motor Bike 44.00 min
Overall 54.00 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 13.55 km
Walking 4.00 min
Waiting 5.05 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 17.89 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 2.00 min
Train/Metro Ride 3.11 min
Overall 33.21 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 8.53 km
Walking 5.23 min
Waiting 5.77 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.31 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 20.46 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.00 min
Overall 35.77 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 25.71 km
Walking 9.97 min
Waiting 5.06 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 3.97 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.88 min
Train/Metro Ride 28.29 min
Overall 49.50 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 21.83 km
Overall 39.49 min

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Last update: November 2023

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

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