London traffic

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Full-year historical traffic data

Created to help you tackle traffic – as a driver, city planner, automaker or policy maker – the TomTom Traffic Index provides detailed insights on road congestion levels in cities around the world.

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  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

World rank
2019

Congestion level 2019

How congested was London?

38%
1%
increase since 2018

Data coverage

How much road data did we cover?

5,523,812,488 km
Highways2,146,890,109 kmNon-highways3,376,922,379 km

Congestion level by road type

  • Highways
    22%
  • Non-highways
    42%

best day

What day had the least traffic in 2019?

December
25
Wednesday
11%
The lowest average daily congestion

worst day

What day had the most traffic in 2019?

December
12
Thursday
57%
The highest average daily congestion

Weekday rush hour

What days were best to avoid rush hour?

Morning rush
63%
Evening rush
67%

Time lost in rush hour - per trip

How much extra time was spent driving in rush hour?

+19 min
per 30 min trip
in the morning
+20 min
per 30 min trip
in the evening

Time lost in rush hour - per year

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

149 hours = 6 days 5 hours