Passenger cars & vans (below 3.5 t) - standard speed limits in Europe

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CountryPassenger cars below 3.5t - urban roadsPassenger cars below 3.5t - non-urban roadsPassenger cars below 3.5t - expresswaysPassenger cars below 3.5t - motorways
Austria50 km/h100 km/h130 km/h130 km/h
Belgium50 km/h
20 km/h in residential areas.
30 km/h near schools and in streets with cycle paths
90 km/h120 km/h120 km/h
Bulgaria50 km/h90 km/h120 km/h140 km/h
Croatia50 km/h90 km/h130 km/h130 km/h
Cyprus50 km/h
30 km/h Pedestrian zones
80 km/h100 km/h100 km/h
Czech Republic50 km/h90 km/h130 km/h
80 km/h in built-up areas
130 km/h
80 km/h in built-up areas
Denmark50 km/h80 km/h130 km/h130 km/h
Estonia50 km/h90 km/h90 km/h
Summer time - 110 km/h on dual carriageways
90 km/h
Summer time - 110 km/h on dual carriageways
Finland50 km/h80 km/hAlways displayed by traffic signs (80 km/h, 100 km/h, 120 km/h)
Vans 80 km/h or 100 km/h
Always displayed by traffic signs (80 km/h, 100 km/h, 120 km/h)
Vans 80 km/h or 100 km/h
France50 km/h90 km/h
80 km/h in rainy/wet conditions
50 km/h if the visibility is less than 50 m
110 km/h
100 km/h in rainy/wet conditions
50 km/h if the visibility is less than 50 m
130 km/h
100 km/h in rainy/wet conditions
50 km/h if the visibility is less than 50 m
Germany50 km/h100 km/h130 km/h recommended130 km/h recommended
Greece50 km/h90 km/h110 km/h130 km/h
Hungary50 km/h90 km/h110 km/h130 km/h
Ireland50 km/h80/100 km/h120 km/h120 km/h
Italy50 km/h90 km/h130 km/h130 km/h
Latvia50 km/h90 km/h--
Liechtenstein50 km/h80 km/h--
Lithuania50 km/h90 km/h
Roads with asphalt and concrete cover - 90 km/h
Other roads - 70 km/h
For drivers with under 2 years of driving experience – 70 km/h
100 km/h
Passenger cars – 120 km/h from 1 April to 31 October; 110 km/h from 1 November to 31 March
Vans – 100 km/h
For drivers with under 2 years of driving experience – up to 90 km/h
130 km/h
Passenger cars – 130 km/h from 1 April to 31 October; 110 km/h from 1 November to 31 March
Vans – 110 km/h
For drivers with under 2 years of driving experience – up to 90 km/h
Luxembourg50 km/h90 km/h130 km/h
110 in rain
130 km/h
110 in rain
Malta50 km/h80 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
Netherlands50 km/h80 km/h130/120/100 km/h130/120/100 km/h
Norway50 km/h80 km/h100 km/h100 km/h
Poland50 km/h (5 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
60 km/h (11 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
90 km/h
100 km/h on dual carriageway
120 km/h
100 km/h on single carriageway
140 km/h
Portugal50 km/h70 km/h80 km/h100 km/h
Romania50 km/h100/90 km/h130 km/h130 km/h
Slovakia50 km/h90 km/h130 km/h
90 km/h in built-up areas
130 km/h
90 km/h in built-up areas
Slovenia50 km/h
30 km/h – in speed limit zones
10 km/h – in pedestrian zones where traffic is allowed
90 km/h110 km/h130 km/h
Spain50 km/hRoads with no/narrow hard shoulder (<1.5 m)
90 km/h for passenger cars
70 km/h for vans and light trucks
70 km/h for passenger cars & vans towing a trailer

Roads with hard shoulder at least 1.5 m wide or with two lanes or more in each direction
100 km/h for passenger cars
80 km/h for vans and light trucks
80 km/h for passenger cars or vans towing a trailer
10 km/h slower than the normal speed limit if carrying dangerous goods
120 km/h for passenger cars
90 km/h vans and light trucks
90 km /h for passenger cars or vans towing a light trailer of less than 750 kg (Type O1.)
10 km/h slower than the normal speed limit if carrying dangerous goods
120 km/h for passenger cars
90 km/h vans and light trucks
90 km /h for passenger cars or vans towing a light trailer of less than 750 kg (Type O1.)
10 km/h slower than the normal speed limit if carrying dangerous goods
Sweden50 km/h70 km/h110 km/h110 km/h
Switzerland50 km/h80 km/h100 km/h120 km/h
United Kingdom48 km/h96 km/h112 km/h112 km/h
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