Cities with longest commute times

Updated 1:26 PM ET, Tue March 24, 2015
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According to a 2013 Bloomberg survey, New York is No. 1 when it comes to commute time -- more than 39 minutes on average -- including trains and other alternate means of transportation. Moreover, almost one-third of workers commute at least 60 minutes to their jobs. STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images
The Second City, Chicago, is also second when it comes to average commute time: 33.7 minutes. Tim Boyle/Getty Images
Philadelphia ranks third in Bloomberg's survey, with an average commute time of 31.5 minutes. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
Washington is fourth on Bloomberg's list. The average commute time? 29.6 minutes. What's worse is that just over a quarter of commuters spend more than 60 minutes getting to work. Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Just behind D.C. is nearby Baltimore. The average commute time is the same -- 29.6 minutes -- but only 11.9% of Baltimore commuters need more than 60 minutes to get to work. MICHELLE KWAJAFA/AFP/Getty Images
San Francisco residents require an average of 29.5 minutes to get to their jobs. George Rose/Getty Images
Los Angeles has a reputation as the poster child for sprawl, but its mean commute time is 29.1 minutes. About 15.6% of area residents commute for 60 minutes or more -- a lower percentage than San Francisco. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images
Boston's average commute time is 28.6 minutes, and 22.6% of residents need more than 60 minutes to get to work. Scott Eisen/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Miami is ninth in average commute time, clocking in at 26.6 minutes. Mark Elias/Bloomberg/getty images
Detroit matches Miami at 26.6 minutes for its average commute time, but fewer than 10% of its residents travel more than an hour -- the lowest among the top 10. Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg via Getty Images