Transport and infrastructure in France

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of France with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 1 m km. Theoretically, this is 15.71 meter for each of the 67.06 millions inhabitants of the country. France hereby ranks 34th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.44 meters of railway tracks per person France come 40th worldwide.

Airports in France

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 1,053,200 km15,705.59 km1,918.12 m 6,708,300 km11,141.62 km1,111.61 m
Railroads 29,600 km441.99 km53.98 m 273,500 km454.23 km45.32 m
Waterways 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 53,100 km88.25 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 5528.230.001 15,03624.970.002
Airports 4646.920.845 3,7376.210.001