Facts and usage statistics about public transit in North West, United Kingdom

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

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in North West 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 North West walk each day. See which Light Rail, Train & Bus and stations are most popular in North West, and more!

North West has 3 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, Train & Bus, operated by several transit agencies, including Metrolink, Blackpool Transport, National Rail, Arriva Manchester, Arriva Merseyside, Stagecoach Merseyside, First Manchester, Stagecoach Manchester, Cumfybus Manchester, Cumfybus Merseyside, Comm. Trans. Manchester & Avon Buses Merseyside

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In North West, 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 North West 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 North West is 5.8 km. Yet 32% 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 North West is 56%. On average, 31% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in North West, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.68 km? Approximately, 20% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in North West

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

The average amount of time people in North West 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 North West, United Kingdom?

The percentage of transit riders in North West 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 North West

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

The average amount of time people in North West 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 North West usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in North West 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 North West

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

The average distance people in North West usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, Train & Bus is 5.8 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in North West?

The percentage of people in North West that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 32%.

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Number of Transfers in North West

How many people perform single line trips in North West?

The percentage of people in North West who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 56%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in North West?

The percentage of people in North West who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 56%.

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Walking Distance in North West

How far do people usually walk per trip in North West?

The average distance people in North West walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 5.8 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in North West?

The percentage of people in North West who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 32%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • 52 - Trafford Centre - Failsworth
  • 22 - Stockport - Bolton
  • 36 - Bolton - Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester City Centre

Most popular Bus stations

  • Portland Street/Chinatown (Cu)
  • Church St/The Unicorn (Cb)
  • Piccadilly Gardens (P)

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • E - Ashton Under Lyne - Eccles, Salford
  • G - Rochdale - East Didsbury, Didsbury
  • C - Manchester City Centre, Manchester - Bury

Most popular Light Rail stations

  • Piccadilly Gardens
  • Piccadilly
  • Piccadilly Gardens

Most popular Bus lines

  • 52 - Trafford Centre - Failsworth
  • 22 - Stockport - Bolton
  • 36 - Bolton - Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester City Centre

Most popular Bus stations

  • Portland Street/Chinatown (Cu)
  • Church St/The Unicorn (Cb)
  • Piccadilly Gardens (P)

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • E - Ashton Under Lyne - Eccles, Salford
  • G - Rochdale - East Didsbury, Didsbury
  • C - Manchester City Centre, Manchester - Bury

Most popular Light Rail stations

  • Piccadilly Gardens
  • Piccadilly
  • Piccadilly Gardens

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