Roads & Traffic

Multi Mode Travel Time Test

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What happens when you put a tram/train, bike and car to the test on some of Adelaide's busiest peak hour roads? You might be surprised which is actually fastest!

We surveyed four routes from Adelaide suburbs to Hindmarsh Square in the City in 2014 to work out which transport option would be best for each route. Check out the results below.

Mitcham to City

Transport modeTime taken to arrive at Hindmarsh Sq
 Bike (Direct Route) 18:00
 Bike (Alternative Route) 22:30
 Car 31:20
 Train 32:00
 Bus 38:00

Glenelg to City

Transport modeTime taken to arrive at Hindmarsh Sq
 Car 36:00
 Bike (Alternative Route) 36:30
 Bike (Direct Route) 39:00
 Tram 44:00
 Bus 47:00

Paradise to City

Transport modeTime taken to arrive at Hindmarsh Sq
 Bus 20:00
 Bike (Direct Route) 25:00
 Bike (Alternative Route) 30:00
 Car 40:00

Kilburn to City

Transport modeTime taken to arrive at Hindmarsh Sq
 Train 25:00
 Bike (Direct Route) 30:30
 Bike (Alternative Route) 35:00
 Car 38:30
 Bus 41:30

Grange to City

Transport mode Time taken to arrive at Hindmarsh Sq
 Bike (Alternative Route) 39:00
 Train 43:00
 Car 45:00
 Bus 51:00

 To see the full results, click here. 

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