Driving in Estonia can vary from driving in the UK so it’s important to know some road rules and driving tips before you start your road trip. Sixt has provided a guide below for our customers to read through before they start driving in Estonia.
Please read our guide to driving in Estonia before you go on the road.
Please make sure that you are aware of all the road regulations before you start your trip in Estonia.
The Standard legal limits, which may be varied by signs, for private vehicles without trailers when driving in Estonia are as follows:
Here's a breakdown of some things to take along when driving in Estonia:
Police can hand out on the spot fines even for the smallest speeding offences.
Winter tyres are a legal requirement from 1 December to 1 March every year but these dates can vary depending on the weather. Speed limits will also vary in extreme winter conditions so take extra care if you are driving around this time. Check the local conditions if you are driving in Estonia in the winter.
Motorists must pay a toll to enter the city of Tallin but there are no other toll roads in Estonia.
Be careful when driving on inter-city highways at night as there may be moose on the roads. There are road signs drawing your attention to this but they can be difficult to see when driving at night.
Some roads in rural areas between villages are unpaved but the condition of roads are generally good.
Most major town and cities have designated parking areas with meters and car parks. Illegally parked cars will be clamped.
The number for Police and Emergency services is 112.
Sixt has 5 branches in the capital city of Tallinn including one at Tallinn Airport.
With so much to see in Estonia you’ll reap the benefits by using a car rental from Sixt.
After reading the Sixt tips for driving in Estonia check out some of the other countries we have covered including Croatia, Greece and Belarus.
* Please note: All information was correct at the time of publication.