Average commute 'costs £50,000 over a lifetime'

The survey found that on average workers spend well over a year of their life commuting to and from the office. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The average commuter will spend £50,000 over their working life getting to and from work, according to a new survey.

Workers in London who start aged 18 and retire at 65 could face a lifetime bill of around £66,000, the poll by investing service Nutmeg revealed.

The study also found that the average British worker spends 443 days of their life commuting.