Traffic in Liechtenstein

Transport and infrastructure in Liechtenstein

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Liechtenstein with the average of all countries in Europe. Overall, the traffic routes are above average and in good condition.
In terms of the length of its rail network, Liechtenstein ranks 60th in the world with 0.24 meters per inhabitant. In total, the rail network is nine kilometers long. Freight traffic on the rails most recently totaled 9.00 million tons and kilometers traveled.
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Road traffic

The network of roads and highways has a total length of 630 km. For each of the country's 38,254 inhabitants, this corresponds to 16.47 meters. This puts Liechtenstein in 31st place in the global ranking. However, the country's size and population density of around 238 inhabitants per km² must also be taken into account. Countries with fewer inhabitants on the same or even larger area naturally achieve quite different values here and have to connect remote areas to the transport network despite a smaller population. Traffic in LiechtensteinIn Liechtenstein, traffic drives on the right-hand side of the road, i.e. people drive in the right-hand lane and overtake on the left. Oncoming traffic comes toward you on the left side. This rule was introduced at the end of the 18th century during the Napoleonic Wars. Here you can also find an overview of all countries with left-hand traffic.



 totalper 1 mio
per km²
Roadways600 km16,468.87 km3,925.23 m
Railroads0 km235.27 km56.07 m
Waterways28 km731.95 km174.45 m
Commercial harbors20522.820.125


 total per 1 mio
per km²
Roadways6,708,900 km11,158.60 km1,111.71 m
Railroads258,600 km430.13 km42.85 m
Waterways54,800 km91.21 km9.09 m
Commercial harbors15,27325.400.003

Data sources used

Global Health Observatory Data Repository (World Health Organization)
Internation Union of Railways (UIC)
CIA Factbook
OECD Statistics
Wikipedia (german)
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