Transport

Going abroad - Belgium


Speed limits

Motorcycles
Vehicles below 3.5 t

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

Speed 50

Urban roads

residential areas

20 km/h in residential areas.

cycle paths

30 km/h near schools and in streets with cycle paths

Speed 70

Outside built-up areas in the Flemish Region

Public roads with two or more lanes in each direction, separated by road markings; and other public roads

Speed 90

Outside built-up areas

Public roads with two or more lanes in each direction, separated by road markings; and other public roads.

Speed 120

Motorways and roads with two or more lanes in each direction, not separated by road markings.

Passenger cars & vans
Vehicles below 3.5 t

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

Speed 50

Urban roads

residential areas

20 km/h in residential areas.

cycle paths

30 km/h near schools and in streets with cycle paths

Speed 70

Outside built-up areas in the Flemish Region

Public roads with two or more lanes in each direction, separated by road markings; and other public roads.

Speed 90

Outside built-up areas

Public roads with two or more lanes in each direction, separated by road markings; and other public roads.

Speed 120

Motorways and roads with two or more lanes in each direction, not separated by road markings.

Passenger cars & vans with trailers
Vehicles below 3.5 t

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

Speed 50

Urban roads

residential areas

20 km/h in residential areas.

cycle paths

30 km/h near schools and in streets with cycle paths

Speed 70

Outside built-up areas in the Flemish Region

Public roads with two or more lanes in each direction, separated by road markings; and other public roads.

Speed 90

Outside built-up areas

Public roads with two or more lanes in each direction, separated by road markings; and other public roads.

Speed 120

Motorways and roads with two or more lanes in each direction, not separated by road markings.

Heavy-duty motor vehicles

over 3.5 t

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

Speed 50

Urban roads

residential areas

20 km/h in residential areas.

cycle paths

30 km/h near schools and in streets with cycle paths

Speed 90

Outside built-up areas

Public roads with two or more lanes in each direction, separated by road markings; and other public roads.

Speed 70

Outside built-up areas in the Flemish Region

Public roads with two or more lanes in each direction, separated by road markings; and other public roads.

Speed 90

Motorways and roads with two or more lanes in each direction, not separated by road markings.

Buses

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

Speed 50

Urban roads

residential areas

20 km/h in residential areas.

cycle paths

30 km/h near schools and in streets with cycle paths

Speed 70

Outside built-up areas in the Flemish Region

Public roads with two or more lanes in each direction, separated by road markings; and other public roads.

Speed 75

Outside built-up areas

Other public roads.

Speed 90

Motorways and roads with two or more lanes in each direction.

Speed 100

Motorways and public roads with four or more lanes for buses and coaches equipped with seat belts and a speed limiter set to a maximum speed of 100 km/h

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