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Sustainable Business Travel - Example journeys

One way journey Birmingham – London

Transport mode

CO2 emissions (kg)

Journey time (city centre – city centre)

Coach

5.7

2 hours 35 minutes

Rail

10.1

1 hour 25 minutes

Car (two passengers)

18.3

2 hours 15 minutes

Car (single occupant)

36.6

2 hours 15 minutes

 

One way journey Birmingham – Edinburgh
 

Transport mode

CO2 emissions (kg)

Journey time (city centre – city centre)

Rail

25

4 hours

Car (two passengers)

45.1

 5 hours 15 minutes 

Aeroplane

80.3

4 hours (25 minutes transfer, 2 hour check in, 1 hour 15 minutes flight, 25 minutes transfer.)

Car (single occupant)

90.2

5 hours 15 minutes

 

One way journey Birmingham – Paris
 

Transport mode

CO2 emissions (kg)

Journey time (city centre – city centre)

Rail

35.7

4 hours 40 minutes

Car (two passengers)

64.4

7 hours 15 minutes

Aeroplane

114.5

4 hours 15 minutes (25 minutes transfer, 2 hour check in, 1 hour 30 minutes flight, 25 minutes transfer.)

Car (single occupant)

128.7

7 hours 15 minutes

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