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New Delhi traffic

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Local time
7:24 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

New Delhi traffic in 2023



Travel time decreased in New Delhi last year. The data suggests that average time it took to travel 10 km decreased by 30 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 44

On average, how long did it take to drive 10 km in 2023?
21 min 40 s
30 s less than in 2022

Which was the worst day to travel through New Delhi in 2023?

January 17 Tuesday
Average travel time to drive 10 km
26 min 30 s

The cost of driving in rush hour

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

One-way commute
km








Travel time
(yearly)
191h
time spent driving
81h due to congestion
38 x
Approximately 38 books
Emissions
(yearly)
886kg
CO2 emitted
200kg due to congestion
89 x
89 trees grown over a year to absorb

Driving patterns in New Delhi

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

One-way commute
km








  • 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
06:00 PM
07:00 PM
08:00 PM
09:00 PM
10:00 PM
11:00 PM
Sun
16 min 20 s16 min
15 min 10 s15 min
14 min 50 s15 min
14 min 20 s14 min
14 min 40 s15 min
15 min 20 s15 min
15 min 50 s16 min
16 min 10 s16 min
16 min 40 s17 min
17 min 20 s17 min
18 min 20 s18 min
19 min 30 s20 min
20 min 30 s21 min
21 min 10 s21 min
21 min 30 s22 min
22 min 10 s22 min
22 min 30 s23 min
22 min 40 s23 min
22 min 30 s23 min
22 min 22 min
20 min 50 s21 min
19 min 10 s19 min
18 min 10 s18 min
16 min 40 s17 min
Mon
15 min 10 s15 min
14 min 30 s15 min
14 min 10 s14 min
14 min 14 min
14 min 30 s15 min
15 min 15 min
15 min 30 s16 min
17 min 17 min
19 min 50 s20 min
23 min 23 min
22 min 40 s23 min
22 min 40 s23 min
22 min 30 s23 min
22 min 40 s23 min
22 min 10 s22 min
22 min 30 s23 min
23 min 20 s23 min
26 min 26 min
25 min 50 s26 min
24 min 24 min
21 min 21 min
18 min 30 s19 min
17 min 30 s18 min
16 min 30 s17 min
Tue
15 min 15 min
14 min 20 s14 min
14 min 10 s14 min
13 min 50 s14 min
14 min 20 s14 min
15 min 10 s15 min
15 min 40 s16 min
16 min 50 s17 min
19 min 40 s20 min
23 min 23 min
23 min 23 min
23 min 30 s24 min
23 min 50 s24 min
24 min 24 min
23 min 30 s24 min
24 min 24 min
25 min 20 s25 min
28 min 10 s28 min
28 min 28 min
25 min 50 s26 min
23 min 23 min
19 min 40 s20 min
18 min 18 min
16 min 40 s17 min
Wed
15 min 10 s15 min
14 min 30 s15 min
14 min 10 s14 min
13 min 50 s14 min
14 min 20 s14 min
15 min 15 min
15 min 30 s16 min
16 min 40 s17 min
19 min 30 s20 min
22 min 30 s23 min
22 min 30 s23 min
22 min 50 s23 min
23 min 10 s23 min
23 min 40 s24 min
23 min 23 min
23 min 20 s23 min
24 min 20 s24 min
27 min 27 min
27 min 27 min
25 min 20 s25 min
22 min 20 s22 min
19 min 19 min
17 min 50 s18 min
16 min 50 s17 min
Thu
15 min 10 s15 min
14 min 30 s15 min
14 min 10 s14 min
13 min 50 s14 min
14 min 20 s14 min
14 min 50 s15 min
15 min 30 s16 min
16 min 30 s17 min
19 min 10 s19 min
22 min 10 s22 min
22 min 20 s22 min
22 min 30 s23 min
22 min 50 s23 min
23 min 10 s23 min
22 min 40 s23 min
23 min 23 min
23 min 50 s24 min
26 min 30 s27 min
26 min 20 s26 min
24 min 30 s25 min
21 min 50 s22 min
18 min 50 s19 min
17 min 40 s18 min
16 min 40 s17 min
Fri
15 min 20 s15 min
14 min 30 s15 min
14 min 20 s14 min
13 min 50 s14 min
14 min 20 s14 min
14 min 50 s15 min
15 min 20 s15 min
16 min 30 s17 min
19 min 20 s19 min
22 min 20 s22 min
22 min 40 s23 min
23 min 10 s23 min
23 min 20 s23 min
23 min 20 s23 min
23 min 23 min
24 min 24 min
25 min 25 min
27 min 20 s27 min
27 min 30 s28 min
25 min 50 s26 min
22 min 50 s23 min
19 min 40 s20 min
18 min 20 s18 min
17 min 20 s17 min
Sat
15 min 30 s16 min
14 min 40 s15 min
14 min 20 s14 min
14 min 14 min
14 min 30 s15 min
15 min 10 s15 min
15 min 30 s16 min
16 min 16 min
17 min 17 min
18 min 30 s19 min
20 min 20 min
21 min 50 s22 min
22 min 50 s23 min
23 min 20 s23 min
23 min 30 s24 min
24 min 24 min
24 min 20 s24 min
24 min 10 s24 min
24 min 20 s24 min
24 min 20 s24 min
22 min 50 s23 min
20 min 30 s21 min
19 min 20 s19 min
18 min 20 s18 min
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: 28 min 10 s
What do commuters stand to save per year by adjusting their travel habits (for a 10 km commute in New Delhi)?
Travel timeEmissions
One day of working from home (Tuesdays)
39 hours
177 kg
Three days of working from home (Tuesdays, Fridays, Wednesdays)
116 hours
528 kg

How busy was New Delhi 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 New Delhi?

  • Optimal travel time
  • Extra travel time
morning rush
+ 9 min
Per 10 km trip
23 min
evening rush
+ 13 min
Per 10 km trip
27 min

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

81 hours = 3 days, 9 hours

4 h 38 min less than in 2022

Average speed in rush hour

How fast can you drive in New Delhi during rush hour?

morning rush
26 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
23 min
evening rush
22 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
27 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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