Navigation path

Additional tools

  • Print version 
  • Decrease text 
  • Increase text 

Germany


Speed limits

Motorcycles
Vehicles below 3.5 t

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

50

Urban roads

100

Non-urban roads

130

Motorways/expressways recommended

Passenger cars & vans
Vehicles below 3.5 t

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

50

Urban roads

100

Non-urban roads

130

Motorways/expressways recommended

Passenger cars & vans with trailers
Vehicles below 3.5 t

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

50

Urban roads

80

Non-urban roads

80

Motorways/expressways For vehicle combinations up to 3.5 t with special technical equipment: 100 km/h

Heavy goods vehicles
over 3.5 t

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

50

Urban roads

60

Non-urban roads Vehicle over 7.5 t

80

Non-urban roads Vehicle up to 7.5 t

60

Non-urban roads Vehicle up to 7.5 t with trailer

60

Non-urban roads Vehicle over 7.5 t with trailer

80

Motorways/expressways Vehicle with trailer

80

Motorways/expressways Towing vehicle with two trailers

Buses

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

50

Urban roads

80

Non-urban roads

60

Non-urban roads Buses with standing room for passengers

80

Motorways/expressways

60

Motorways/expressways Buses with standing room for passengers

100

Motorways/expressways Buses with special technical equipment

The information on this website according to Article 8(1) of the road safety directive (Directive 2011/82/EU) is provided by the national authorities in the country concerned. In the event of any conflict between the provided data and the rules in effect in a given country, the latter take precedence. The data are meant purely as a documentation tool and the Commission does not assume any liability for their content or their accuracy.