Transport

Going abroad - Bulgaria


Speed limits

Motorcycles
Vehicles below 3.5 t

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

Speed 50

Urban roads

Speed 80

Non-urban roads

Speed 100 Speed 90

Motorways/expressways

Passenger cars & vans
Vehicles below 3.5 t

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

Speed 50

Urban roads

Speed 90

Non-urban roads

Speed 140 Speed 120

Motorways/expressways

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

Speed 70

Non-urban roads

Speed 100 Speed 90

Motorways/expressways

Heavy goods vehicles
over 3.5 t

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

Speed 50

Urban roads 40 km/h - maximum speed for vehicles carrying dangerous goods.

Speed 80

Non-urban roads

  • 70 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4).
  • 50 km/h for heavy goods vehicles carrying dangerous goods.
Speed 100 Speed 90

Motorways/expressways

  • 90 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4).
  • 90 km/h for heavy goods vehicles carrying dangerous goods.

Buses

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

Speed 50

Urban roads

Speed 80

Non-urban roads

  • 70 km/h Vehicle with trailer
Speed 100 Speed 90

Motorways/expressways

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