Total cost of your lifetime commute: £50,000

Have your say

A career-long commute is likely cost a worker an average of £50,000, according to a survey.

For a Londoner starting work at 18 and finishing at 65, the cost of commuting could reach as high as £66,000, investing service found.

Overall, commuters will spend an average of 10,634 hours travelling to and from work in their lifetime – the equivalent of 443 days. The length, and cost, of a commute was highest in London with those travelling to or in the capital spending more than 13,000 hours in transit during a lifetime.