Discover Sweden on a road trip

Discover Sweden on a road trip

Johna Willner/imagebank.sweden.se

Johna Willner/imagebank.sweden.se

Driving in Sweden

Don`t hesitate to explore Sweden by car. Stop whenever you like and discover the nature beauty of the country.

If you decide a self-drive tour in Sweden, you will find a well-maintained network of roads and highways. No problems regarding driving the entire length of Sweden from south to north. There are no tolls (except when crossing the Öresund Bridge), and traffic jams are rare. The roads are usually in excellent condition, with easy-to-read traffic signs.

Driving regulations

Also, driving regulations is, of course, important to know. You need to drive on the right-hand side of the road. Seat belts are required, even when sitting in the back seat. The speed limits range from 110 km/h(65mph) on main highways to 70km/h(43mph) on smaller roads and 50 km/h(31mph) in towns and cities. Please notice headlights must be used 24 hours a day. Drinking alcohol should be totally avoided when driving, and Sweden alcohol limit is some of the stringent in the world.

Discover Sweden on your own

Driving off the main highways is easy if you feel like discovering Sweden in your way. Along the roadside, the naturally beautiful countryside offers both natural and prepared roadside stops.

Do you need to contact for emergency car repairs call the "Assistancekåren" service, toll-free within Sweden, Tel 020 912 912

Nation-Wide Motor Assistance +46 8 627 57 57 

Driving in Sweden