Distance traveled by public transit

People use public transit to get from point A to point B, whether it’s to get home or go to school. Just how far are we traveling on our commute to different places? Compare the average distance people commute in cities across the world and the percentage of people who have an especially long commute, according to the Moovit Public Transit Index with facts and statistics collected from usage data of over 930 million public transit users.

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The average distance people ride in a single trip within San Luis Potosi is 5 km. Yet 28% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Sao Jose dos Campos is 5.7 km. Yet 32% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Munich is 7.1 km. Yet 39% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Salvador is 7.7 km. Yet 43% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Maceio is 6.7 km. Yet 37% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Zaragoza is 3.2 km. Yet 18% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Athens is 6.1 km. Yet 34% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Padova is 4.7 km. Yet 26% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Queretaro is 5.8 km. Yet 32% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Ribeirao Preto is 4.4 km. Yet 24% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
How far do people usually commute each way with public transit?
The average distance people usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit.

United Arab Emirates

Dubai / Abu Dhabi 11.3 km
How many people have a long commute every day?
The percentage of people that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction with public transit.

Costa Rica

San José 15%

Indonesia

Jakarta 34%

Singapore

Singapore 16%

Thailand

Bangkok 25%

United Arab Emirates

Dubai / Abu Dhabi 28%

Moovit Public Transit Index - Explore transit data for cities around the world, discover public transit usage patterns

China

Hong Kong

Costa Rica

San José

Ecuador

Cuenca Guayaquil

Indonesia

Jakarta

Ireland

Ireland

Israel

Israel

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Peru

Lima

Singapore

Singapore

Thailand

Bangkok

United Arab Emirates

Dubai / Abu Dhabi

Uruguay

Montevideo
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