Londoners Have Shortest Commute

Workers in London have the shortest commute to work in the country.

The average is 6.83 miles or 11km.

Based on Census statistics, the average distance travelled to work in England and Wales increased from 8.3 miles (13.4km) in 2001 to 9.32 miles (15km) in 2011.

Commuters living in the east of England travelled furthest at 10.34 miles (16.6km).

The figures came from the Office for National Statistics, which also revealed today that the number of people aged 16 to 74 living in London who cycled to work more than doubled between 2001 and 2011, from 77,000 to 155,000.

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