Driving in Russia varies from the UK so in order for you to travel safely Sixt recommends that you look at our guide for driving tips and advice.
Here are some rules and regulations that you need to know of before you start your drive in Russia.
Please make sure that you are aware of all the road regulations before you start driving in Russia.
The standard speed limits when driving in Russia are:
Drivers in Russia must carry at all times the originals of all the documents below, as traffic police can stop a car at any time for a check:
It is also mandatory to carry the following items:
First-aid kit (it is advisable to include latex gloves and a sterile syringe) Fire extinguisher Emergency triangle sign A neon reflective vest
Because Russia is such a big country it is advisable to use a car rental when travelling around. Sixt car rental has 2 branches in St Petersburg and 6 branches in Moscow making your trip in Russia more convenient.
If you are travelling to Moscow you’ll be pleased to know that Sixt car rental has branches at all the main airports so that you can fly and drive. Once you are in Moscow you can go visit the fantastic red square and from there you will find lots of famous buildings including, the Kremlin, the Lenin mausoleum, Saint Basel Cathedral, State Historical Museum, and The Iberian Gate. There are lots of magnificent towns all around Moscow and you will be able to reach them all easily in your car rental. Why not take a trip to the cities of the Golden Ring, Vladimir, Suzdal, and Sergi Posad to name just a few.
If you decide to travel to St. Petersburg make sure you check out the hermitage museum, one of the most prestigious art museums in the world. Also on offer is the Female Monastery, The Yusupov Palace and lots more museums and monuments well worth seeing.
Travelling in Russia is so much more simple when using Sixt car rental.
Now you have read our tips for driving in Russia why not read of the other countries we have covered including Denmark, Austriaand Sweden.
* Please note: All information was correct at the time of publication.