European speed limits for touring

When touring abroad, whether in a car towing a caravan or in a motorhome, it’s important to know the speed limits within each country.

Speed limits

The tables below are designed as a guide only.

Austria

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 62mph, 100km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 90km/h 44mph, 70km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 62mph, 100km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44mph, 70km/h

Belgium

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 74mph, 120km/h 56mph, 90km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 56mph, 90km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 74mph, 120km/h 56mph, 90km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 56mph, 90km/h

Croatia

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 56-68mph, 90-110km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 50mph, 80km/h

Czech Republic

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 56mph, 90km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 56mph, 90km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 50mph, 80km/h

Denmark

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44mph, 70km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44mph, 70km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 68-81mph, 110-130km/h 50-56mph, 80-90km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 44mph, 70km/h 44mph, 70km/h

Germany

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h* 50mph, 80km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h* 50mph, 80km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 62mph, 100km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 62mph, 100km/h 50mph, 80km/h

*There is an option to drive at 100km/h if your car and caravan passes a TUV test in Germany. The test costs approximately €70 and takes two hours to complete.

France

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 56-68mph, 90-110km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 50-60mph, 80-90km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 56-68mph, 90-110km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 68mph, 110km/h 50-62mph, 80-100km/h

Hungary

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44mph, 70km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44mph, 70km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 56-68mph, 90-110km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44mph, 70km/h

Ireland

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 37-50mph, 75km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 37-50mph, 75km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 74mph, 120km/h 37-62mph, 60-100km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 37-50mph, 60-80km/h

Italy

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44mph, 70km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44mph, 70km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 56-68mph, 90-110km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 62mph, 100km/h 50mph, 80km/h

Luxembourg

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 47mph, 75km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 47mph, 75km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 68-81mph, 110-130km/h 56mph, 90km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 68-81mph, 110-130km/h 56mph, 90km/h

Norway

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 56-68mph, 90-100km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 56-68mph, 90-100km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 68mph, 110km/h 68mph, 110km/h

Portugal

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 62mph, 100km/h 44-50mph, 70-80km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 62mph, 100km/h 44-50mph, 70-80km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 74mph, 120km/h 56-62mph, 90-100km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 62mph, 100km/h 44-50mph, 70-80km/h

Slovenia

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 56-62mph, 90-100km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 50mph, 80km/h

Spain

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44-50mph, 70-80km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44-50mph, 70-80km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 62mph, 100km/h 50-56mph, 80-90km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 50mph, 80km/h

Sweden

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44-50mph, 70-80km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 44-50mph, 70-80km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 56-74mph, 90-120km/h 44-62mph, 70-100km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 56-74mph, 90-120km/h 44-62mph, 70-100km/h

Speed limits in Sweden are determined by the quality and safety of the road, so speed limits vary. Speed limit signs are numerous, if in doubt drive at the lowest limit.

Switzerland

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 50mph, 80km/h*
Car + caravan over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 50mph, 80km/h*
Motorhome under 3.5t 74mph, 120km/h 50-62mph, 80-100km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 62mph, 100km/h 50-62mph, 80-100km/h

*If the caravan/trailer weighs over 1000kg, speed limit reduces to 37mph, 60km/h.

The Netherlands

VehicleMotorwaysOther roads
Car + caravan under 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 56mph, 90km/h
Car + caravan over 3.5t 56mph, 90km/h 50mph, 80km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 81mph, 130km/h 56mph, 90km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 50mph, 80km/h 50mph, 80km/h

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