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Tauranga traffic

New Zealand

Live traffic

Local time
2:54 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

Tauranga traffic in 2023



Travel time increased in Tauranga 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 292

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

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

May 9 Tuesday
Average travel time to drive 10 km
16 min 50 s

The cost of driving in rush hour

What was the yearly cost of driving in Tauranga 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)
123h
time spent driving
43h due to congestion
24 x
Approximately 24 books
Emissions
(yearly)
785kg
CO2 emitted
117kg due to congestion
78 x
78 trees grown over a year to absorb

Driving patterns in Tauranga

What did travel times look like over a week in Tauranga? 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
05:00 AM
06:00 AM
07:00 AM
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12:00 PM
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Sun
12 min 10 s12 min
12 min 40 s13 min
13 min 50 s14 min
13 min 20 s13 min
11 min 40 s12 min
10 min 30 s11 min
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11 min 50 s12 min
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11 min 40 s12 min
11 min 40 s12 min
11 min 30 s12 min
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Mon
11 min 30 s12 min
11 min 10 s11 min
11 min 11 min
10 min 20 s10 min
9 min 50 s10 min
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11 min 11 min
14 min 14 min
15 min 30 s16 min
12 min 20 s12 min
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12 min 40 s13 min
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12 min 30 s13 min
12 min 50 s13 min
14 min 20 s14 min
14 min 50 s15 min
14 min 30 s15 min
11 min 50 s12 min
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12 min 12 min
11 min 50 s12 min
11 min 40 s12 min
11 min 30 s12 min
Tue
11 min 20 s11 min
11 min 20 s11 min
11 min 11 min
10 min 10 s10 min
9 min 50 s10 min
9 min 50 s10 min
11 min 30 s12 min
14 min 50 s15 min
17 min 17 min
13 min 10 s13 min
13 min 13 min
13 min 20 s13 min
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11 min 50 s12 min
11 min 40 s12 min
11 min 40 s12 min
Wed
11 min 30 s12 min
11 min 20 s11 min
11 min 11 min
10 min 20 s10 min
9 min 40 s10 min
10 min 10 min
11 min 30 s12 min
15 min 15 min
17 min 17 min
13 min 20 s13 min
13 min 13 min
13 min 30 s14 min
13 min 40 s14 min
13 min 10 s13 min
13 min 40 s14 min
15 min 40 s16 min
16 min 30 s17 min
16 min 16 min
12 min 30 s13 min
12 min 10 s12 min
12 min 10 s12 min
12 min 12 min
11 min 50 s12 min
11 min 40 s12 min
Thu
11 min 30 s12 min
11 min 10 s11 min
11 min 11 min
10 min 20 s10 min
9 min 50 s10 min
10 min 10 min
11 min 20 s11 min
14 min 20 s14 min
16 min 20 s16 min
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13 min 30 s14 min
13 min 40 s14 min
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13 min 40 s14 min
16 min 16 min
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16 min 20 s16 min
12 min 40 s13 min
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12 min 12 min
11 min 50 s12 min
11 min 40 s12 min
11 min 50 s12 min
Fri
11 min 40 s12 min
11 min 30 s12 min
11 min 10 s11 min
10 min 20 s10 min
9 min 50 s10 min
9 min 50 s10 min
11 min 10 s11 min
13 min 10 s13 min
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12 min 40 s13 min
12 min 50 s13 min
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13 min 40 s14 min
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15 min 40 s16 min
13 min 50 s14 min
12 min 10 s12 min
11 min 50 s12 min
11 min 50 s12 min
11 min 50 s12 min
11 min 50 s12 min
12 min 12 min
Sat
12 min 12 min
12 min 40 s13 min
13 min 20 s13 min
12 min 40 s13 min
11 min 11 min
10 min 10 s10 min
10 min 10 s10 min
10 min 30 s11 min
11 min 11 min
11 min 50 s12 min
12 min 30 s13 min
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12 min 12 min
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12 min 12 min
Best time to avoid

Which day of the week had the worst rush hour?

Tuesday
8 AM - 9 AM
Driving 10 km took on average: 17 min
What do commuters stand to save per year by adjusting their travel habits (for a 10 km commute in Tauranga)?
Travel timeEmissions
One day of working from home (Tuesdays)
25 hours
157 kg
Three days of working from home (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays)
76 hours
470 kg

How busy was Tauranga 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 Tauranga?

  • Optimal travel time
  • Extra travel time
morning rush
+ 6 min
Per 10 km trip
16 min
evening rush
+ 6 min
Per 10 km trip
16 min

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

43 hours = 1 day, 19 hours

6 h 44 min more than in 2022

Average speed in rush hour

How fast can you drive in Tauranga during rush hour?

morning rush
37 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
16 min
evening rush
37 km/h
Time taken to travel 10 km
16 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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