Driving Cost Calculator

Compare the actual cost of three different commuting modes.

Fill out this form to figure out your annual drive-alone commute cost. Compare it to the cost of carpooling and vanpooling. If your employer subsidizes commute options such as transit, carpooling or vanpooling, or if you receive free HOV parking, the costs of other modes may be even lower.

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  • Your estimated cost of drive-alone commuting:

  • Compare the yearly cost of other commute options: If you...

    Carpool with one other person:
    Vanpool five days/week with six other people:


  1. Cost per mile estimate based on AAA's "Your Driving Costs 2016" brochure. Please note, .571 is a default composite average cost per mile for small, medium and large sedans that average 15,000 miles per year. To calculate your exact cost per mile, see the brochure.