Public transport

  • The share of public transport in passenger traffic has been decreasing in 15 EU countries. At EU level, it decreased by 1.1 points, to 19% in 2019.
  • The highest progression is observed in Luxembourg (+4 points since 2000), Sweden, The Netherlands and France (around +3 points), Italy (+2 points).
  • 7 EU countries have a share of public transport over 20% in 2019, of which 2 above 30% (Czechia and Hungary).
  • The share of public transport has been decreasing rapidly in most Central and Eastern European countries (except Czechia), where public transport used to be dominant (especially in Estonia, Poland and Bulgaria).

Share of public transport in total passenger traffic