Driving in Bulgaria may vary from other countries so it’s important to have some knowledge of the road rules before you travel there. Sixt has provided a guide for our customers to read through so that they know some road rules and useful driving tips.
Make sure that you read through our guide below before you start driving in Bulgaria.
Please make sure that you are aware of all the road regulations before you start driving in Bulgaria.
Standard legal limits, which may be varied by signs.
It is compulsory to have the following equipment with you when driving in Bulgaria:
Bulgarian police may stop you to check your documents and you must carry them on you at all times.
A road tax applies for most major roads, outside the main town areas marked vignette. Vignettes can be bought from petrol stations across the country as well as at border crossings, post offices and branches of DZI Bank.
You can contact the police on 166 or 112.
Take extra care when driving in rural areas as some roads are bumpy and in bad condition.
There are no toll roads in Bulgaria.
Many speed cameras are installed on main routes across the country so make sure that you don’t break the speed limits.
Wherever you decide to go make sure you use Sixt car rental in Bulgaria, helping you to make the most of your time.
* Please note: All information was correct at the time of publication.