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Paris traffic

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Live traffic

Local time
4:13 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

Paris traffic in 2023



Travel time increased in Paris last year. The data suggests that average time it took to travel 10 km increased by 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 16

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

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

March 8 Wednesday
Average travel time to drive 10 km
33 min 40 s

The cost of driving in rush hour

What was the yearly cost of driving in Paris 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)
255h
time spent driving
120h due to congestion
51 x
Approximately 51 books
Emissions
(yearly)
1115kg
CO2 emitted
344kg due to congestion
112 x
112 trees grown over a year to absorb
Fuel price
(yearly)
934EUR
money spent
288EUR due to congestion
9 x
Approximately 9 average-sized tanks of petrol

Driving patterns in Paris

What did travel times look like over a week in Paris? 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
06:00 PM
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08:00 PM
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Sun
22 min 40 s23 min
21 min 40 s22 min
21 min 20 s21 min
20 min 20 min
18 min 40 s19 min
17 min 30 s18 min
16 min 40 s17 min
16 min 10 s16 min
16 min 30 s17 min
17 min 40 s18 min
19 min 30 s20 min
21 min 40 s22 min
24 min 40 s25 min
24 min 30 s25 min
25 min 25 min
27 min 20 s27 min
28 min 10 s28 min
29 min 29 min
30 min 10 s30 min
28 min 30 s29 min
24 min 24 min
21 min 21 min
19 min 40 s20 min
18 min 50 s19 min
Mon
18 min 18 min
17 min 40 s18 min
17 min 20 s17 min
16 min 40 s17 min
15 min 30 s16 min
15 min 20 s15 min
17 min 40 s18 min
24 min 30 s25 min
30 min 30 s31 min
30 min 30 min
27 min 30 s28 min
27 min 10 s27 min
27 min 20 s27 min
26 min 50 s27 min
27 min 10 s27 min
29 min 29 min
31 min 20 s31 min
33 min 33 min
32 min 30 s33 min
29 min 10 s29 min
22 min 50 s23 min
20 min 10 s20 min
20 min 30 s21 min
20 min 20 s20 min
Tue
19 min 10 s19 min
18 min 30 s19 min
18 min 18 min
17 min 17 min
15 min 40 s16 min
15 min 30 s16 min
18 min 18 min
25 min 40 s26 min
32 min 40 s33 min
32 min 32 min
29 min 30 s30 min
29 min 10 s29 min
29 min 40 s30 min
29 min 29 min
29 min 30 s30 min
31 min 40 s32 min
34 min 34 min
36 min 20 s36 min
36 min 36 min
32 min 50 s33 min
25 min 40 s26 min
21 min 20 s21 min
21 min 50 s22 min
22 min 22 min
Wed
20 min 30 s21 min
19 min 30 s20 min
18 min 50 s19 min
17 min 50 s18 min
16 min 20 s16 min
15 min 50 s16 min
17 min 50 s18 min
25 min 20 s25 min
31 min 10 s31 min
30 min 40 s31 min
29 min 10 s29 min
29 min 10 s29 min
30 min 30 min
29 min 20 s29 min
30 min 10 s30 min
32 min 10 s32 min
34 min 40 s35 min
36 min 50 s37 min
36 min 30 s37 min
33 min 40 s34 min
26 min 40 s27 min
21 min 50 s22 min
22 min 20 s22 min
23 min 23 min
Thu
21 min 10 s21 min
20 min 20 min
19 min 20 s19 min
18 min 10 s18 min
16 min 40 s17 min
16 min 16 min
18 min 18 min
25 min 20 s25 min
31 min 50 s32 min
31 min 30 s32 min
29 min 30 s30 min
29 min 30 s30 min
30 min 20 s30 min
29 min 50 s30 min
30 min 50 s31 min
32 min 50 s33 min
35 min 30 s36 min
37 min 40 s38 min
37 min 20 s37 min
34 min 10 s34 min
27 min 10 s27 min
22 min 20 s22 min
22 min 30 s23 min
23 min 23 min
Fri
21 min 20 s21 min
20 min 30 s21 min
19 min 50 s20 min
18 min 40 s19 min
17 min 17 min
16 min 20 s16 min
17 min 50 s18 min
23 min 40 s24 min
27 min 40 s28 min
27 min 30 s28 min
27 min 40 s28 min
29 min 20 s29 min
30 min 50 s31 min
29 min 50 s30 min
30 min 20 s30 min
32 min 30 s33 min
34 min 30 s35 min
35 min 10 s35 min
34 min 40 s35 min
32 min 40 s33 min
27 min 50 s28 min
23 min 30 s24 min
22 min 10 s22 min
22 min 30 s23 min
Sat
21 min 50 s22 min
21 min 21 min
20 min 50 s21 min
19 min 40 s20 min
18 min 30 s19 min
17 min 20 s17 min
16 min 50 s17 min
16 min 50 s17 min
17 min 40 s18 min
19 min 50 s20 min
22 min 10 s22 min
24 min 30 s25 min
26 min 10 s26 min
26 min 10 s26 min
26 min 50 s27 min
28 min 50 s29 min
29 min 40 s30 min
29 min 50 s30 min
31 min 10 s31 min
31 min 50 s32 min
28 min 10 s28 min
23 min 50 s24 min
22 min 20 s22 min
22 min 50 s23 min
Best time to avoid

Which day of the week had the worst rush hour?

Thursday
5 PM - 6 PM
Driving 10 km took on average: 37 min 40 s
What do commuters stand to save per year by adjusting their travel habits (for a 10 km commute in Paris)?
Travel timeFuel costEmissions
One day of working from home (Thursdays)
53 hours
186 EUR
222 kg
Three days of working from home (Thursdays, Wednesdays, Tuesdays)
158 hours
555 EUR
662 kg

How busy was Paris 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 Paris?

  • Optimal travel time
  • Extra travel time
morning rush
+ 13 min
Per 10 km trip
30 min
evening rush
+ 18 min
Per 10 km trip
35 min

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

120 hours = 5 days

10 h 44 min more than in 2022

Average speed in rush hour

How fast can you drive in Paris during rush hour?

morning rush
19 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
30 min
evening rush
17 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
35 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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