If you come by train, bus Or for coaches, the rise in prices from 2011 to 2021 outpaced the rate of increase in living expenses. And for bus-based transportation, it’s much better.
Of course, this graph only deals with the magnitude of the cost increase, not the total cost and initial cost of driving a car or other private car, but the overall proportional change in driver’s cost – Purchase, maintenance, fuel, taxes, insurance – much smaller and well below living costs.
A RAC Foundation analysis of ONS data estimates that it is only 9.1% over the last decade.
https://www.electronicsweekly.com/blogs/mannerisms/dilemmas/uk-public-transport-cost-rising-unsustainably-2021-06/ UK public transport costs rise unsustainably