How long will it take to travel across various UK cities?

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Travelling is something that we all want to do, yet we always think of travelling around the world. But how much of our own country have we actually seen?

Below we have selected some of the UK’s most chaotic cities and have found out what type of transportation will get you there the quickest.

 

London, England

The current population of London is7,074,265*

Route: From Royal London Hospital to King’s Cross Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 33 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via the A501).
  • It would take 29 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (the Hammersmith & City underground from Whitechapel).
  • It would take 1 hour and 21 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A501).
  • It would take 27 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via the A5201).

Quickestform of transport: Cycling

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Birmingham, England

The current population of Birmingham is: 1,020,589*

Route: From Cadbury World to Birmingham New Street Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 17 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via Pershore Rd/A441).
  • It would take 26 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (the London Midland line from Bournville).
  • It would take 1 hour and 26 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via Bristol Rd/A38).
  • It would take 23 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via Pershore Rd/A441 and Bristol Rd/A38).

 

Quickest form of transport: Driving

Leeds, England

The current population of Leeds is: 726,939*

Route: From Kirkstall Abbey to Leeds Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 18 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via Burley Rd).
  • It would take 28 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (the Northern line from Headingley).
  • It would take 1 hour and 3 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A65).
  • It would take 20 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via the A65).

Quickestform of transport: Driving

Glasgow, Scotland

The current population of Glasgow is: 616,430*

Route: From Hampden Park to Glasgow Central Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 22 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via Cathcart Rd).
  • It would take 16 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via the ScotRail line from Mount Florida).
  • It would take 52 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via Eglinton St/A77).
  • It would take 16 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via Aikenhead Rd/A728).

Quickest form of transport: Joint first place between public transport and cycling

Sheffield, England

The current population of Sheffiled is: 530,375*

Route: From Meadowhall Centre to Sheffield Train Station

Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:

  • It would take 14 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via Brightside Ln/A6109).
  • It would take 24 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via the Northern Yellow Line Transpennine Express from Meadowhall South – Tinsley).
  • It would take 1 hour 14 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A6109).
  • It would take 22 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via the A6109).

Quickest form of transport: Driving

Bradford, England

The current population of Bradford is: 483,422*

Route: From Shipley town centre to Bradford Interchange

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 16 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via the A6037).
  • It would take 13 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via either the 622, 623, 626, 653 or 737 from Shipley Market Square).
  • It would take 1 hour 18 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A6037).
  • It would take 26 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via the A6037).

Quickestform of transport: Public transport

Liverpool, England

The current population of Liverpool is: 467,995*

Route: From Aintree Racecourse to Liverpool Lime Street Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 21 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via Bridle Rd and the A5038).
  • It would take 27 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via the Merseyrail line from Aintree).
  • It would take 1 hour 44 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A59).
  • It would take 29 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via the A59).

Quickest form of transport: Driving

Edinburgh, Scotland

The current population of Edinburgh is: 448,850*

Route: From Fort Kinnaird to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 20 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via the A1).
  • It would take 27 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via the 253 line from Milton Link).
  • It would take 1 hour and 25 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A6095).
  • It would take 27 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via the National Cycle Route 1).

Quickestform of transport: Driving

Manchester, England

The current population of Manchester is: 430,818*

Route: From Old Trafford football stadium to Manchester Piccadilly Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 13 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via the A56).
  • It would take 24 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via the X50 line from Sir Alex Ferguson Way).
  • It would take 1 hour and 2 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the B6469).
  • It would take 22 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via the A56 and B6469).

Quickest form of transport: Driving

Bristol, England

The current population of Bristol is: 399,633

Route: From Woodspring Golf & Country Club to Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 18 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via the A38).
  • It would take 23 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via the 672 from Towns Talk (NE-bound).
  • It would take 1 hour 18 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A38).
  • It would take 22 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via the A38).

Quickest form of transport: Driving

Cardiff, Wales

The current population of Cardiff is: 315,040*

Route: From Radyr Golf Club to Cardiff Central Railway Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 20 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via Llantrisant Rd/A4119 and the A4119).
  • It would take 27 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via the Arriva Trains Wales route from Radyr).
  • It would take 1 hour 37 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A4119).
  • It would take 28 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via National Cycle Route 8).

Quickest form of transport: Driving

Belfast, Northern Ireland

The current population of Belfast is: 297,300*

Route: From Balmoral Golf Club to Belfast Central Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 15 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via the A12).
  • It would take 25 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via the Nir line from Balmoral Train Station).
  • It would take 1 hour and 3 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A1).
  • It would take 18 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via the A1 and National Cycle Route 9).

Quickest form of transport: Driving

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

The current population of Newcastle-upon-Tyne is: 282,338*

Route:From intu Metrocentre to Newcastle Central Station

  • Below we have inserted a short guide on what a typical journey of this route will be:It would take 14 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when driving (via the A1).
  • It would take 21 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by public transport (via the Northern ScotRail line from the Metrocentre).
  • It would take 1 hour 15 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route by walking (via the A1114).
  • It would take 29 minutes to complete the journey by taking the quickest route when cycling (via National Cycle Route 14).

Quickest form of transport: Driving

Population figures taken from: http://www.citymayors.com/gratis/uk_topcities.htmland the journey times were taken from figures recorded by Google Maps between 08.30 and 10.30 GMT on 23/12/2016.