Cardiff traffic

United Kingdom

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Full-year historical traffic data

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  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

World rank
2019

Congestion level 2019

How congested is Cardiff?

30%
2%
increase since 2018

Data coverage

How much road data did we cover?

148,581,776 km
Highways68,820,902 kmNon-highways79,760,874 km

Congestion level by road type

  • Highways
    17%
  • Non-highways
    35%

best day

What day had the least traffic in 2019?

December
25
Wednesday
4%
The lowest average daily congestion

worst day

What day had the most traffic in 2019?

November
19
Tuesday
57%
The highest average daily congestion

Weekday rush hour

What days are best to avoid rush hour?

Morning rush
59%
Evening rush
62%

Time lost in rush hour - per trip

How much extra time is spent driving in rush hour?

+18 min
per 30 min trip
in the morning
+19 min
per 30 min trip
in the evening

Time lost in rush hour - per year

How much extra time is spent driving in rush hours over the year?

138 hours = 5 days 18 hours