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Cork traffic

Ireland

Live traffic

Local time
3:13 PM

Travel times and speeds are based on trip data anonymously collected from drivers within the larger metropolitan area (“metro”) throughout the complete road network — including fast roads and highways crossing this area.

Hourly speed and travel time per 10 km

  • Last 48 hours
  • Last 7 days

Cork traffic in 2023



Travel time didn't change in Cork last year.

Travel times and speeds are based on worldwide trip data spanning 551 billion (109) km anonymously collected during the year from drivers within the larger metropolitan area (“metro”) or a 5 km radius from the center (“city center”) throughout the complete road network — including fast roads and highways crossing this area.

World rank 2023 212

On average, how long did it take to drive 10 km in 2023?
15 min 40 s
no change since 2022

Which was the worst day to travel through Cork in 2023?

October 18 Wednesday
Average travel time to drive 10 km
19 min 40 s

The cost of driving in rush hour

What was the yearly cost of driving in Cork during rush hour? How much time did you spend driving, and how did it affect your finances and the environment?

One-way commute
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Travel time
(yearly)
146h
time spent driving
57h due to congestion
29 x
Approximately 29 books
Emissions
(yearly)
901kg
CO2 emitted
183kg due to congestion
90 x
90 trees grown over a year to absorb
Fuel price
(yearly)
630EUR
money spent
128EUR due to congestion
8 x
Approximately 8 average-sized tanks of petrol

Driving patterns in Cork

What did travel times look like over a week in Cork? When was it best to avoid driving? At what points did we use the most fuel and emit the most CO2?

One-way commute
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  • Travel time
  • Speed
  • Consumption
  • Emissions
12:00 AM
01:00 AM
02:00 AM
03:00 AM
04:00 AM
05:00 AM
06:00 AM
07:00 AM
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12:00 PM
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02:00 PM
03:00 PM
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Sun
14 min 20 s14 min
14 min 10 s14 min
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13 min 50 s14 min
13 min 13 min
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Mon
13 min 40 s14 min
14 min 10 s14 min
14 min 14 min
13 min 13 min
11 min 50 s12 min
10 min 50 s11 min
10 min 40 s11 min
13 min 50 s14 min
18 min 10 s18 min
14 min 50 s15 min
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17 min 30 s18 min
15 min 15 min
14 min 20 s14 min
13 min 50 s14 min
13 min 40 s14 min
13 min 40 s14 min
13 min 20 s13 min
Tue
13 min 20 s13 min
13 min 30 s14 min
13 min 30 s14 min
12 min 30 s13 min
11 min 30 s12 min
10 min 40 s11 min
11 min 11 min
14 min 40 s15 min
20 min 20 min
16 min 10 s16 min
14 min 50 s15 min
15 min 10 s15 min
15 min 30 s16 min
15 min 40 s16 min
15 min 50 s16 min
16 min 40 s17 min
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13 min 40 s14 min
Wed
13 min 50 s14 min
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13 min 30 s14 min
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11 min 30 s12 min
10 min 50 s11 min
11 min 11 min
14 min 50 s15 min
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15 min 15 min
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16 min 30 s17 min
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18 min 40 s19 min
20 min 10 s20 min
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15 min 15 min
14 min 30 s15 min
14 min 10 s14 min
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13 min 50 s14 min
Thu
13 min 50 s14 min
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14 min 20 s14 min
Fri
14 min 10 s14 min
14 min 40 s15 min
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11 min 10 s11 min
11 min 11 min
13 min 30 s14 min
17 min 10 s17 min
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15 min 30 s16 min
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14 min 30 s15 min
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14 min 20 s14 min
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14 min 30 s15 min
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Best time to avoid

Which day of the week had the worst rush hour?

Tuesday
5 PM - 6 PM
Driving 10 km took on average: 21 min
What do commuters stand to save per year by adjusting their travel habits (for a 10 km commute in Cork)?
Travel timeFuel costEmissions
One day of working from home (Tuesdays)
31 hours
126 EUR
180 kg
Three days of working from home (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Wednesdays)
93 hours
376 EUR
538 kg

How busy was Cork during rush hour?

Let's take a closer look at rush hour. How much extra time was spent idling in traffic? What was the average speed?

One-way commute
km


Weekday rush hour

How much additional time was spent in the car during rush hour in Cork?

  • Optimal travel time
  • Extra travel time
morning rush
+ 8 min
Per 10 km trip
19 min
evening rush
+ 8 min
Per 10 km trip
19 min

How much extra time did we spend driving in rush hours over the year?

57 hours = 2 days, 9 hours

2 h 13 min more than in 2022

Average speed in rush hour

How fast can you drive in Cork during rush hour?

morning rush
31 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
19 min
evening rush
31 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
19 min
Bike
Bike
17 - 24 km/h
25 - 35 min
Electric scooter
Electric scooter
19 - 25 km/h
24 - 32 min
Electric moped
Electric moped
22 - 40 km/h
15 - 27 min

How does the city compare to the whole country?

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