Guide to Driving In Montenegro - Drive Safe in Montenegro

With our Drive Smart guide you're fully prepared to hire a car in Montenegro and stay safe on unfamiliar roads.

URBAN SPEED LIMIT

50 kph

urban
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RURAL SPEED LIMIT

80 kph

rural
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motorway speed limit

100 kph

speed limit
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Drink Drive Limit

 30mg

drink and drive limit
More info  
urban
You drive in Montenegro on the Right side  
urban
The currency in Montenegro is EUR €
urban
To rent a car is  21 years and to drive is 18 years of age
urban
Montenegro 1.70 €/Ltr

Driving Laws in Montenegro

Driving in Montenegro
Pocket guide to driving in Montenegro
Profile:
Montenegro
Podgorica
EUR €
Driving in Montenegro
SPEED: (kph)
50
80
100
Speed limit in Montenegro
Holiday:
Rush hour in Montenegro
Cameras:
NO
YES
Speed cameras in Montenegro
FUEL:
1.70
1.72
EUR/Litre
Fuel prices in Montenegro
DRIVE:
RIGHT
Drive RIGHT in Montenegro
MIN AGE:
18
21
Min driving age in Montenegro
DRINK:
30mg
Blood alcohol content
Drink driving in Montenegro
EMERGENCY:
112
Emergency phone number in Montenegro
DOCUMENT:
Driving documents in Montenegro
PHONES:
No
Hands free only
Mobile phone driving in Montenegro
SEATBELTS:
Yes
Yes
Seat belt in Montenegro
See here for current child seats law in Montenegro

Are there any special requirements for driving or hiring a car in Montenegro?

The small Balkan state of Montenegro is one of Europe's newest countries with its beautiful coastline, and dyllic old towns you may wish to visit before that changes. In Montenegro you drive on the right and overtake on the left. It is compulsory to wear seat belts in the front and rear seats and carry a warning triangle and a reflective jacket  in case of a breakdown. If you are wanting to take your hire vehicle outside of Montenegro you will need to check this direct with the car rental company.
 

Rules of the road

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Emergency Services Numbers

Police Police: 112

Police Fire: 112

Police Ambulance: 112

Notes: 122 (police), 123 (fire) and 124 (ambulance) additional emergency numbers

DieselUnleaded
May , 2022

€ 1.72

€ 1.70

Apr , 2022

€ 1.72

€ 1.70

Mar , 2022

€ 1.74

€ 1.74

Feb , 2022

€ 1.45

€ 1.58

Parking Information

Parking regulations

Parking Information
Most parking spaces in cities are free these include hotels and villa car parks and roadsides. You can park your car for free in any place where it not breaking the law and where there is no "paid parking" sign.

Paid Parking
If you are parking in a car park in Montenegro parking charges usually depend on the area, season and the parking time. Typically season parking charges can vary from €1 - €2 per hour, and the price for parking in the winter can vary from €0.60 to €1.

Paid parking on the streets is also available in Montenegro mostly near tourist attractions or in the city centre. Prices can vary and are paid either through sending a text message from the local number ( you are unable to do this from a foreign number) or making payment at the parking meter.

Parking Enforcement
If you have parked illegally or over stayed your time the police officer will issue a fine and request payment within a reasonable time. In certain circumstances your passport could be seized. In Montenegro vehicles which are wrongly parked could be towed away and the penalty is up to €90.

Disabled Parking
You will only find disabled parking spots ( marked with a wheelchair symbol) in parking lots.
 

Emergency Information

Emergency Information

Police Police: 112

Police Fire: 112

Police Ambulance: 112

The emergency services can be contacted by calling 112.

What to do in an emergency

If you have an accident while driving in Montenegro you will need to put out a warning triangle to warn others and wear a reflective jacket. Any accidents resulting in serious injury or damage must be reported to the police by dialing 112.

Handy Guides

World Driving Guides

Road Signs

Handy Phrases

Police - policija
I need your help - treba mi tvoja pomoc
It's an emergency - ovo je hitno
How do I get to _____ ? - kako da dođem do?
Hello - Zdravo/Merhaba
 

Montenegro Fuel Price History

DieselUnleaded
May , 2022

€ 1.72

€ 1.70

Apr , 2022

€ 1.72

€ 1.70

Mar , 2022

€ 1.74

€ 1.74

Feb , 2022

€ 1.45

€ 1.58

Jan , 2022

€ 1.28

€ 1.42

Dec , 2021

€ 1.27

€ 1.39

Nov , 2021

€ 1.34

€ 1.46

Oct , 2021

€ 1.34

€ 1.46

Sep , 2021

€ 1.24

€ 1.39

Aug , 2021

€ 1.19

€ 1.36

Jul , 2021

€ 1.21

€ 1.38

Jun , 2021

€ 1.19

€ 1.33

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
May , 2022 1.72 1.70
Apr , 2022 1.72 1.70
Mar , 2022 1.74 1.74
Feb , 2022 1.45 1.58
Jan , 2022 1.28 1.42
Dec , 2021 1.27 1.39
Nov , 2021 1.34 1.46
Oct , 2021 1.34 1.46
Sep , 2021 1.24 1.39
Aug , 2021 1.19 1.36
Jul , 2021 1.21 1.38
Jun , 2021 1.19 1.33
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