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Lima traffic

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Live traffic

Local time
3:40 AM

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

Lima traffic in 2023



Travel time increased in Lima last year. The data suggests that average time it took to travel 10 km increased by 1 min 20 s.

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 5

On average, how long did it take to drive 10 km in 2023?
28 min 30 s
1 min 20 s more than in 2022

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

December 6 Wednesday
Average travel time to drive 10 km
33 min 50 s

The cost of driving in rush hour

What was the yearly cost of driving in Lima 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)
283h
time spent driving
157h due to congestion
56 x
Approximately 56 books
Emissions
(yearly)
1035kg
CO2 emitted
297kg due to congestion
103 x
103 trees grown over a year to absorb
Fuel price
(yearly)
2268PEN
money spent
652PEN due to congestion
9 x
Approximately 9 average-sized tanks of petrol

Driving patterns in Lima

What did travel times look like over a week in Lima? 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
08:00 AM
09:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
01:00 PM
02:00 PM
03:00 PM
04:00 PM
05:00 PM
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Sun
18 min 30 s19 min
17 min 20 s17 min
16 min 50 s17 min
16 min 10 s16 min
16 min 16 min
16 min 16 min
16 min 40 s17 min
17 min 50 s18 min
18 min 30 s19 min
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21 min 40 s22 min
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21 min 40 s22 min
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22 min 20 s22 min
20 min 50 s21 min
19 min 30 s20 min
17 min 40 s18 min
Mon
16 min 30 s17 min
15 min 40 s16 min
14 min 50 s15 min
14 min 14 min
14 min 14 min
16 min 40 s17 min
21 min 40 s22 min
29 min 30 s30 min
32 min 20 s32 min
29 min 50 s30 min
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27 min 50 s28 min
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28 min 10 s28 min
27 min 30 s28 min
28 min 30 s29 min
30 min 20 s30 min
34 min 30 s35 min
39 min 20 s39 min
36 min 36 min
28 min 40 s29 min
23 min 23 min
20 min 40 s21 min
18 min 20 s18 min
Tue
16 min 40 s17 min
15 min 40 s16 min
15 min 10 s15 min
14 min 10 s14 min
14 min 10 s14 min
16 min 40 s17 min
22 min 22 min
30 min 30 s31 min
34 min 10 s34 min
32 min 10 s32 min
31 min 31 min
30 min 50 s31 min
30 min 40 s31 min
30 min 50 s31 min
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30 min 30 s31 min
32 min 20 s32 min
37 min 37 min
42 min 42 min
39 min 20 s39 min
31 min 10 s31 min
24 min 30 s25 min
21 min 40 s22 min
19 min 30 s20 min
Wed
17 min 20 s17 min
16 min 20 s16 min
15 min 30 s16 min
14 min 50 s15 min
14 min 30 s15 min
16 min 30 s17 min
21 min 40 s22 min
30 min 30 min
33 min 20 s33 min
31 min 40 s32 min
30 min 30 s31 min
30 min 30 s31 min
30 min 20 s30 min
30 min 40 s31 min
29 min 30 s30 min
30 min 10 s30 min
31 min 50 s32 min
36 min 30 s37 min
41 min 40 s42 min
38 min 50 s39 min
31 min 31 min
24 min 50 s25 min
22 min 22 min
19 min 10 s19 min
Thu
17 min 10 s17 min
16 min 16 min
15 min 20 s15 min
14 min 40 s15 min
14 min 30 s15 min
16 min 30 s17 min
21 min 40 s22 min
29 min 30 s30 min
33 min 33 min
31 min 10 s31 min
30 min 10 s30 min
30 min 20 s30 min
30 min 20 s30 min
30 min 40 s31 min
29 min 40 s30 min
30 min 20 s30 min
32 min 32 min
36 min 30 s37 min
41 min 10 s41 min
38 min 30 s39 min
31 min 10 s31 min
25 min 10 s25 min
22 min 20 s22 min
19 min 20 s19 min
Fri
17 min 20 s17 min
16 min 20 s16 min
15 min 30 s16 min
14 min 50 s15 min
14 min 40 s15 min
16 min 40 s17 min
21 min 20 s21 min
28 min 50 s29 min
31 min 30 s32 min
29 min 40 s30 min
29 min 40 s30 min
30 min 40 s31 min
31 min 10 s31 min
32 min 10 s32 min
31 min 30 s32 min
32 min 32 min
33 min 40 s34 min
37 min 37 min
41 min 10 s41 min
38 min 40 s39 min
33 min 33 min
27 min 10 s27 min
23 min 40 s24 min
20 min 30 s21 min
Sat
18 min 20 s18 min
17 min 17 min
16 min 10 s16 min
15 min 40 s16 min
15 min 20 s15 min
16 min 30 s17 min
19 min 30 s20 min
21 min 50 s22 min
23 min 40 s24 min
25 min 40 s26 min
28 min 30 s29 min
31 min 31 min
33 min 33 min
34 min 50 s35 min
33 min 30 s34 min
30 min 40 s31 min
30 min 10 s30 min
30 min 30 min
31 min 31 min
30 min 20 s30 min
28 min 28 min
25 min 25 min
22 min 50 s23 min
20 min 30 s21 min
Best time to avoid

Which day of the week had the worst rush hour?

Tuesday
6 PM - 7 PM
Driving 10 km took on average: 42 min
What do commuters stand to save per year by adjusting their travel habits (for a 10 km commute in Lima)?
Travel timeFuel costEmissions
One day of working from home (Tuesdays)
58 hours
454 PEN
207 kg
Three days of working from home (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays)
172 hours
1352 PEN
617 kg

How busy was Lima 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 Lima?

  • Optimal travel time
  • Extra travel time
morning rush
+ 16 min
Per 10 km trip
32 min
evening rush
+ 25 min
Per 10 km trip
41 min

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

157 hours = 6 days, 13 hours

1 day, 2 h 13 min more than in 2022

Average speed in rush hour

How fast can you drive in Lima during rush hour?

morning rush
18 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
32 min
evening rush
15 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
41 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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