Translated by: John Agrafiotis
Currence: Hryvnia (UAH), 1€=31.90 UAH.
Driving license: You must have an International Driving Permit.
Visa – Passport: No visas are required for citizens of the following countries: citizens of EU, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Mongolia, Former USSR countries (except for Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia), Switzerland, Japan, Canada and United States. More info can be found here.
Border Crossings: Big lanes, huge delays, lot of papers and officers usually don’t speak English.
Insurance: Green cards are accepted. Third party insurance is compulsory.
Time Zone GMT +2
Banks: There are lots of ATMs in big cities. Cash cards and credit cards are also accepted (in big cities).
Fuel: Unleaded 95: 0,73€ (12/2020). Most gas stations accept credit cards. There are some gas stations in which you must prepay for the gas. In main roads, gas stations operate 24h a day.
Lights: Mandatory during daytime only in bad visibility condition.
Equipment: Drivers and passengers must wear crash helmets.
Maximum Allowed Blood Alcohol Level: 0,02%
Speed Limits: On urban areas 60 km/h (37 mph), outside urban areas 90 km/h (55 mph), on major roads 110 km/h (68mph) and on motorways 130 km/h (80mph). In some residential zones the limit is 20 km/h (13mph).
Fines: At present the police are not allowed to collect money for fines on the spot from a visitor. Fines must be paid within 15 days.
Tolls: The usage of all roads is free of charge.
Useful Phone Numbers:
Fire Department: 101
Paneuripean emergence number: 112
Times machines (in Greek Language)
* If you are from Ukraine or have been recently in Ukraine and you would like to add some information or correct some of the above listed, do not hesitate to contact us.