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Trends in Car Transport – January 7, 2023

Popular Routes by Volume

This table shows the change in volume for popular routes between different cities in Australia.

Overall, there has been an increase in volume for most of the routes listed. The largest increase was seen on the Perth to Melbourne route (27.88%), followed by the Adelaide to Perth route (25.84%) and the Melbourne to Perth route (22.61%). The only route that saw a decrease in volume was the Sydney to Melbourne route (-2.25%).

RouteChange (%)
Sydney to Perth20.62
Perth to Sydney20.26
Sydney to Melbourne2.25
Perth to Melbourne27.88
Sydney to Brisbane5.77
Melbourne to Brisbane12.57
Melbourne to Perth22.61
Brisbane to Melbourne12.34
Adelaide to Perth25.84
Melbourne to Sydney1.81

Routes Showing Biggest Increase in % Terms

This table shows the routes with the largest percentage increase in volume. The route with the biggest increase in volume is the Canberra to Hobart route, which saw a 350.00% increase. The other routes on the list also saw significant increases, with the Launceston to Canberra route seeing a 63.64% increase and the Adelaide to Launceston route seeing a 62.50% increase.

RouteChange (%)
Canberra to Hobart350.00
Launceston to Canberra63.64
Adelaide to Launceston62.50
Launceston to Hobart62.26
Cairns to Hobart61.11
Launceston to Cairns57.14
Perth to Canberra54.88
Townsville to Darwin52.00
Wagga Wagga to Perth50.00
Adelaide to Townsville49.12

Routes Showing Biggest Decrease in % Terms

This table shows the routes with the largest percentage decrease in volume. The route with the biggest decrease in volume is the Canberra to Launceston route, which saw a 48.39% decrease. The other routes on the list also saw significant decreases, with the Perth to Wagga Wagga route seeing a 46.15% decrease and the Wagga Wagga to Brisbane route seeing a 37.14% decrease.

RouteChange (%)
Canberra to Launceston-48.39
Perth to Wagga Wagga-46.15
Wagga Wagga to Brisbane-37.14
Wagga Wagga to Cairns-36.84
Townsville to Alice Springs-34.29
Wagga Wagga to Canberra-26.67
Canberra to Wagga Wagga-25.93
Canberra to Alice Springs-23.08
Townsville to Wagga Wagga-23.08
Sydney to Hobart-21.19