Guide to Driving In Ukraine - Drive Safe in Ukraine

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

URBAN SPEED LIMIT

50 kph

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RURAL SPEED LIMIT

90 kph

rural
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motorway speed limit

110-130 kph

speed limit
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Drink Drive Limit

 0mg

drink and drive limit
More info  
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You drive in Ukraine on the Right side  
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The currency in Ukraine is UAH
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To rent a car is  18 years and to drive is 18 years of age
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Ukraine 1.17 €/Ltr

Driving Laws in Ukraine

Driving in Ukraine
Pocket guide to driving in Ukraine
Profile:
Ukraine
Kiev
UAH
Driving in Ukraine
SPEED: (kph)
50
90
110-130
Speed limit in Ukraine
Holiday:
Rush hour in Ukraine
Cameras:
YES
YES
Speed cameras in Ukraine
FUEL:
1.17
1.32
EUR/Litre
Fuel prices in Ukraine
DRIVE:
RIGHT
Drive RIGHT in Ukraine
MIN AGE:
18
18
Min driving age in Ukraine
DRINK:
0mg
Blood alcohol content
Drink driving in Ukraine
EMERGENCY:
112
Emergency phone number in Ukraine
DOCUMENT:
Driving documents in Ukraine
PHONES:
No
Hands free only
Mobile phone driving in Ukraine
SEATBELTS:
YES
YES
Seat belt in Ukraine
See here for current child seats law in Ukraine

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

In Ukraine you drive on the right and need to use headlights during the day between 1st October and 30th April. Roads in Ukraine are generally in poor condition compared with other European countries, roads signs and speed limits are often ignored by the locals. When driving in Ukraine it is compulsory to carry a warning triangle and winters tyres may be needed if driving between November and April with a minimum thread dept of 4mm. 

Please note this information was published before the Russian Invasion.

Rules of the road

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Emergency Services Numbers

Police Police: 112

Police Fire: 112

Police Ambulance: 112

Notes:

DieselUnleaded
May , 2022

€ 1.32

€ 1.17

Apr , 2022

€ 1.18

€ 1.07

Mar , 2022

€ 1.14

€ 1.05

Feb , 2022

€ 1.03

€ 1.05

Parking Information

Parking regulations

Parking Information
Parking regulations follow the provisions of the 1968 Convention on Road Traffic.

Paid Parking
You can park in parking lots in Ukraine. This parking is usually payable, either by parking meter, ticket machine or on the parking companys website. Paid parking can be also be found in municipal garages.

Parking Enforcement
In cities, parking is usually limited to 30 minutes. Tickets can be bought from parking attendants. The authorities can clamp or remove a vehicle which is parked illegally.

Disabled Parking
There are not many car parking spaces reserved for disabled motorists. Foreign disabled motorists can benefit from the same concessions as Ukrainian disabled motorists if they have a disabled permit on their car. They are allowed to park without time limit.
 

Emergency Information

Emergency Information

Police Police: 112

Police Fire: 112

Police Ambulance: 112

The emergency services can be accessed by calling 112.

What to do in an emergency

In an emergency, you must display a warning triangle and have your hazard warning lights on. Call the emergency services on 112 and wait with the vehicle until they arrive. It is an offence to leave the scene of an accident where someone has been injured. 
 

Handy Guides

World Driving Guides

Road Signs

Handy Phrases

Where is the nearest petrol station? - Де знаходиться найближча автозаправна станція?
Where is the police station? - Де знаходиться відділення поліції?
I have broken down - Я зламав
Yes - так
No - ні
Good morning - Доброго ранку
 

Ukraine Fuel Price History

DieselUnleaded
May , 2022

€ 1.32

€ 1.17

Apr , 2022

€ 1.18

€ 1.07

Mar , 2022

€ 1.14

€ 1.05

Feb , 2022

€ 1.03

€ 1.05

Jan , 2022

€ 1.01

€ 1.03

Dec , 2021

€ 0.95

€ 0.98

Nov , 2021

€ 1.02

€ 1.06

Oct , 2021

€ 0.99

€ 1.02

Sep , 2021

€ 0.92

€ 0.96

Aug , 2021

€ 0.89

€ 0.95

Jul , 2021

€ 0.89

€ 0.95

Jun , 2021

€ 0.87

€ 0.91

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
May , 2022 1.32 1.17
Apr , 2022 1.18 1.07
Mar , 2022 1.14 1.05
Feb , 2022 1.03 1.05
Jan , 2022 1.01 1.03
Dec , 2021 0.95 0.98
Nov , 2021 1.02 1.06
Oct , 2021 0.99 1.02
Sep , 2021 0.92 0.96
Aug , 2021 0.89 0.95
Jul , 2021 0.89 0.95
Jun , 2021 0.87 0.91
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