Public transport

  • The share of public transport in passenger traffic has been decreasing in 13 countries. At EU level, it decreased slightly (by 0.6 points, to 18% in 2018).
  • The highest progression is observed in Luxembourg, Sweden and The Netherlands (around + 3 points since 2000), Italy, France and UK (+2 points).
  • 7 countries have a share of public transport over 20% in 2018, 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 and Lithuania), where public transport used to be dominant (especially in Estonia, Poland and Bulgaria).

Share of public transport in total passenger traffic