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 250 million public transit users.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Ireland is 7.8 km. Yet 52% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within New York City is 5.90 mi. Yet 63% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Catania is 4.7 km. Yet 31% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Campina Grande is 3.6 km. Yet 24% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Ireland is 7.8 km. Yet 52% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Cuenca is 3.8 km. Yet 25% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Monterrey is 9.5 km. Yet 63% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Joinville is 5.4 km. Yet 36% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Florianopolis Region is 7.2 km. Yet 48% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Nice is 6.2 km. Yet 41% 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.
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.
Ecuador Cuenca0%
Ireland Ireland14%
Singapore Singapore16%
Moovit Public Transit Index - Explore transit data for cities around the world, discover public transit usage patterns
China Hong Kong
Ecuador Cuenca
Greece Athens
Ireland Ireland
Israel Israel
Peru Lima
Singapore Singapore
Uruguay Montevideo
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