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Rio de Janeiro traffic

Brazil

Live traffic

Local time
10:54 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

Rio de Janeiro traffic in 2023



Travel time increased in Rio de Janeiro 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 107

On average, how long did it take to drive 10 km in 2023?
18 min 50 s
20 s more than in 2022

Which was the worst day to travel through Rio de Janeiro in 2023?

February 7 Tuesday
Average travel time to drive 10 km
23 min 40 s

The cost of driving in rush hour

What was the yearly cost of driving in Rio de Janeiro 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)
175h
time spent driving
81h due to congestion
35 x
Approximately 35 books
Emissions
(yearly)
879kg
CO2 emitted
198kg due to congestion
88 x
88 trees grown over a year to absorb
Fuel price
(yearly)
1886BRL
money spent
426BRL due to congestion
7 x
Approximately 7 average-sized tanks of petrol

Driving patterns in Rio de Janeiro

What did travel times look like over a week in Rio de Janeiro? 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
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01:00 AM
02:00 AM
03:00 AM
04:00 AM
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Sun
14 min 20 s14 min
13 min 30 s14 min
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13 min 30 s14 min
Mon
12 min 30 s13 min
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16 min 40 s17 min
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14 min 50 s15 min
13 min 40 s14 min
Tue
12 min 50 s13 min
12 min 30 s13 min
12 min 30 s13 min
12 min 12 min
11 min 50 s12 min
12 min 50 s13 min
17 min 17 min
20 min 50 s21 min
22 min 20 s22 min
22 min 40 s23 min
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25 min 10 s25 min
22 min 30 s23 min
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13 min 20 s13 min
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12 min 30 s13 min
16 min 50 s17 min
20 min 20 s20 min
21 min 50 s22 min
22 min 10 s22 min
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20 min 30 s21 min
22 min 40 s23 min
25 min 25 min
25 min 10 s25 min
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15 min 50 s16 min
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13 min 50 s14 min
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12 min 30 s13 min
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11 min 40 s12 min
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14 min 40 s15 min
Fri
13 min 40 s14 min
12 min 50 s13 min
12 min 40 s13 min
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15 min 50 s16 min
15 min 40 s16 min
Sat
14 min 30 s15 min
13 min 40 s14 min
13 min 10 s13 min
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13 min 10 s13 min
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16 min 40 s17 min
16 min 10 s16 min
15 min 40 s16 min
15 min 15 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: 25 min 10 s
What do commuters stand to save per year by adjusting their travel habits (for a 10 km commute in Rio de Janeiro)?
Travel timeFuel costEmissions
One day of working from home (Tuesdays)
36 hours
376 BRL
175 kg
Three days of working from home (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays)
108 hours
1122 BRL
523 kg

How busy was Rio de Janeiro 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 Rio de Janeiro?

  • Optimal travel time
  • Extra travel time
morning rush
+ 9 min
Per 10 km trip
21 min
evening rush
+ 12 min
Per 10 km trip
24 min

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

81 hours = 3 days, 9 hours

4 h 22 min more than in 2022

Average speed in rush hour

How fast can you drive in Rio de Janeiro during rush hour?

morning rush
28 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
21 min
evening rush
25 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
24 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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