Transport

Going abroad - Portugal


Speed limits

Motorcycles
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 120 Speed 100

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 120 Speed 100

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 80

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 for Semitrailers and trailers
Speed 80

Non-urban roads

  • 70 km/h for semitrailers and trailers
Speed 90 Speed 80

Motorways/expressways

  • 80/70 km/h for Semitrailers and trailers

Buses

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

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