europe europe Most of the German cities can offer a wide range of parking facilities such as on-street parking, off-street parking lots and car parks. Costs for parking in Germany seems to be pricey, but compared with other European countries rather modest.


Speed limits

The following max. speed limits apply for cars and motorbikes:
Urban roads : 50 km/h
Non-urban roads :100 km/h
Motorways : 130 km/h

Parking regulations

Parking is only allowed on the right side of the road except on one-way streets where both sides are valid. On parking spaces with parking meters parking is usually free of charge at night and on Sundays.
Parking is not allowed up to 5 meters from a crossing, up to 10 meters in front of traffic lights, up to 15 meters from stop signs and exits.

Parking disblad car drivers

The European Blue Card is valid in Germany on parking spaces reserved for card holders only, but not if the space is marked with someone's name or a licence plate number.
Parking is allowed for up to 3 hours on a road or in a zone where parking is forbidden or in a residents zone and 24 Hours free-of-charge in a paid parking space or where parking is free but restricted by time.