Transport

Going abroad - Poland


Speed limits

Motorcycles
Vehicles below 3.5 t

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

Speed 50 Speed 60

Urban roads

  • 50 km/h (5 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
  • 60 km/h (11 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
20

20 km/h in residential areas.

Speed 90

Non-urban roads/other roads

Speed 100

Single-carriageway expressways and dual carriageways with at least two lanes in each direction Speed limits for motorcycles (including with trailer), quads and mopeds with a child passenger up to 7 years old: 40 km/h

Speed 120 Speed 140

Motorways/Dual-carriageway expressways Motorways: 140 km/hDual-carriageway expressways: 120 km/h

Passenger cars & vans
Vehicles below 3.5 t

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

Speed 50 Speed 60

Urban roads

  • 50 km/h (5 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
  • 60 km/h (11 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
20

20 km/h in residential areas.

Speed 90

Non-urban roads/other roads

Speed 100

Single-carriageway expressways/dual carriageways with at least two lanes in each direction

Speed 120 Speed 140

Motorways/expressways

  • Expressway: 120 km/h
  • Motorway: 140 km/h; 100 km/h on single carriageway (expressway)

Passenger cars & vans with trailers
Vehicles below 3.5 t

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

Speed 50 Speed 60

Urban roads

  • 50 km/h (5 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
  • 60 km/h (11 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
20

20 km/h in residential areas.

Speed 70

Non-urban roads/other roads

Speed 80

Motorways/expressways

Heavy goods vehicles
over 3.5 t

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

Speed 50 Speed 60

Urban roads

  • 50 km/h (5 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
  • 60 km/h (11 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
20

20 km/h in residential areas.

Speed 70

Non-urban roads/other roads

Speed 80

Motorways/expressways

Buses

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

Speed 50 Speed 60

Urban roads

  • 50 km/h (5 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
  • 60 km/h (11 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
20

20 km/h in residential areas.

Speed 70

Non-urban roads/other roads

Speed 80

Motorways and expressways and dual carriageways with at least two lanes in each direction

Speed 100

Motorways-expressways for buses with special technical equipment

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