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

The information on this website according to Article 8(1) of the road safety directive (Directive 2015/413/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.