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Hamburg traffic

Germany

Live traffic

Local time
1:08 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

Hamburg traffic in 2022



Travel time didn't change in Hamburg last year.

Travel times and speeds are based on worldwide trip data spanning 543 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 2022 23

On average, how long did it take to drive 10 km in 2022?
23 min 10 s
no change since 2021

Which was the worst day to travel through Hamburg in 2022?

November 1 Tuesday
Average travel time to drive 10 km
30 min 10 s

The cost of driving in rush hour

What was the yearly cost of driving in Hamburg 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)
201h
time spent driving
66h due to congestion
40 x
Approximately 40 books
Emissions
(yearly)
881kg
CO2 emitted
154kg due to congestion
88 x
88 trees grown over a year to absorb
Fuel price
(yearly)
712EUR
money spent
124EUR due to congestion
7 x
Approximately 7 average-sized tanks of petrol

Driving patterns in Hamburg

What did travel times look like over a week in Hamburg? 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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02:00 PM
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Sun
19 min 40 s20 min
19 min 10 s19 min
18 min 50 s19 min
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17 min 40 s18 min
17 min 30 s18 min
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22 min 10 s22 min
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Mon
18 min 10 s18 min
18 min 20 s18 min
18 min 10 s18 min
17 min 30 s18 min
16 min 50 s17 min
17 min 30 s18 min
19 min 50 s20 min
23 min 50 s24 min
26 min 10 s26 min
24 min 10 s24 min
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23 min 20 s23 min
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25 min 10 s25 min
25 min 50 s26 min
25 min 30 s26 min
24 min 24 min
21 min 30 s22 min
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19 min 30 s20 min
19 min 19 min
18 min 30 s19 min
Tue
18 min 20 s18 min
18 min 20 s18 min
18 min 10 s18 min
17 min 20 s17 min
16 min 50 s17 min
17 min 30 s18 min
20 min 20 min
24 min 24 min
26 min 50 s27 min
24 min 50 s25 min
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25 min 25 min
21 min 50 s22 min
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18 min 40 s19 min
Wed
18 min 30 s19 min
18 min 30 s19 min
18 min 20 s18 min
17 min 30 s18 min
16 min 50 s17 min
17 min 20 s17 min
19 min 50 s20 min
23 min 40 s24 min
26 min 10 s26 min
24 min 20 s24 min
23 min 23 min
23 min 10 s23 min
23 min 40 s24 min
23 min 40 s24 min
24 min 20 s24 min
25 min 50 s26 min
26 min 50 s27 min
26 min 50 s27 min
25 min 10 s25 min
22 min 20 s22 min
20 min 40 s21 min
20 min 20 min
19 min 30 s20 min
18 min 50 s19 min
Thu
18 min 40 s19 min
18 min 30 s19 min
18 min 30 s19 min
17 min 40 s18 min
17 min 17 min
17 min 30 s18 min
19 min 50 s20 min
23 min 40 s24 min
26 min 10 s26 min
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24 min 10 s24 min
25 min 25 min
27 min 27 min
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27 min 40 s28 min
25 min 30 s26 min
22 min 10 s22 min
20 min 40 s21 min
20 min 20 min
19 min 40 s20 min
19 min 19 min
Fri
18 min 40 s19 min
18 min 40 s19 min
18 min 20 s18 min
17 min 40 s18 min
17 min 17 min
17 min 30 s18 min
19 min 20 s19 min
22 min 10 s22 min
23 min 10 s23 min
22 min 40 s23 min
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25 min 10 s25 min
26 min 20 s26 min
27 min 10 s27 min
27 min 10 s27 min
26 min 26 min
25 min 10 s25 min
24 min 10 s24 min
22 min 40 s23 min
21 min 30 s22 min
20 min 40 s21 min
20 min 30 s21 min
20 min 20 min
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19 min 20 s19 min
19 min 19 min
18 min 50 s19 min
18 min 10 s18 min
17 min 50 s18 min
17 min 40 s18 min
17 min 50 s18 min
18 min 10 s18 min
18 min 50 s19 min
20 min 20 min
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24 min 24 min
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23 min 30 s24 min
22 min 40 s23 min
21 min 40 s22 min
20 min 50 s21 min
20 min 40 s21 min
20 min 30 s21 min
Best time to avoid

Which day of the week had the worst rush hour?

Thursday
4 PM - 5 PM
Driving 10 km took on average: 28 min 10 s
What do commuters stand to save per year by adjusting their travel habits (for a 10 km commute in Hamburg)?
Travel timeFuel costEmissions
One day of working from home (Thursdays)
41 hours
142 EUR
175 kg
Three days of working from home (Thursdays, Tuesdays, Fridays)
122 hours
421 EUR
521 kg

How busy was Hamburg 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 Hamburg?

  • Optimal travel time
  • Extra travel time
morning rush
+ 8 min
Per 10 km trip
25 min
evening rush
+ 9 min
Per 10 km trip
26 min

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

66 hours = 2 days, 18 hours

31 min more than in 2021

Average speed in rush hour

How fast can you drive in Hamburg during rush hour?

morning rush
23 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
25 min
evening rush
22 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
26 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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