Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Adelaide, Australia

Commute patterns by Light Rail, Train & Bus in Adelaide - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Adelaide get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Adelaide walk each day. See which Light Rail, Train & Bus and stations are most popular in Adelaide, and more!

Adelaide has 3 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, Train & Bus, operated by several transit agencies, including Adelaide Metro Train, Light City Buses, SouthLink & Torrens Transit

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In Adelaide, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 39 min. Over 40% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Adelaide each day? Commuters wait on average 10 min, but over 29% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Adelaide is 6.8 km. Yet 38% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Adelaide is 57%. On average, 26% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Adelaide, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.71 km? Approximately, 21% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Adelaide

How long do people usually commute in Adelaide by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Adelaide spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 39 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Adelaide, Australia?

The percentage of transit riders in Adelaide who ride public transit, including Light Rail, Train & Bus for more than 2 hours every day is 40%.

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Waiting Time in Adelaide

How long do people usually wait at a station in Adelaide every day?

The average amount of time people in Adelaide wait at a stop or station for their Light Rail, Train & Bus line on a weekday is 10 min.

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How many people in Adelaide usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Adelaide who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 29%.

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Trip Distance in Adelaide

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Adelaide?

The average distance people in Adelaide usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, Train & Bus is 6.8 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Adelaide?

The percentage of people in Adelaide that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 38%.

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Number of Transfers in Adelaide

How many people perform single line trips in Adelaide?

The percentage of people in Adelaide who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 57%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Adelaide?

The percentage of people in Adelaide who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 57%.

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Walking Distance in Adelaide

How far do people usually walk per trip in Adelaide?

The average distance people in Adelaide walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 6.8 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Adelaide?

The percentage of people in Adelaide who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 38%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • M44 - Marion Centre Interchange to Golden Grove Village Interchange
  • G10 - Marion Centre Interchange to Blair Athol
  • 300 - Arndale Centre Interchange clockwise & anti-clockwise Suburban Connector

Most popular Bus stations

  • Stop T3 Grenfell St - South Side
  • Stop D1 King William St - East Side
  • Stop X2 King William St - West Side

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • TRAM - Glenelg to Entertainment Centre

Most popular Light Rail stations

  • Rundle Mall
  • Pirie St
  • City South

Most popular Bus lines

  • M44 - Marion Centre Interchange to Golden Grove Village Interchange
  • G10 - Marion Centre Interchange to Blair Athol
  • 300 - Arndale Centre Interchange clockwise & anti-clockwise Suburban Connector

Most popular Bus stations

  • Stop T3 Grenfell St - South Side
  • Stop D1 King William St - East Side
  • Stop X2 King William St - West Side

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • TRAM - Glenelg to Entertainment Centre

Most popular Light Rail stations

  • Rundle Mall
  • Pirie St
  • City South

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