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Basic information


Prohibitions apply to cities and their surroundings.

Applies to roads


Prohibitions apply to cities and their surroundings.

Detailed information


Prohibition: every day, including Sundays and public holidays from 5:00 to 2:00 on the following day.


Area: 25th April Bridge (Tagus bridge)


Prohibition: throughout the year


Roads concerned: tunnels on the A23 motorway :

Note: compulsory exit is signposted 1500m before the slip road


Prohibition: Fridays, Sundays, public holidays and the day before a public holiday from 18:00 to 21:00

Roads concerned:


Prohibition: Mondays from 7:00 to 10:00, except July and August, on the access roads leading into Lisbon and Porto


Roads concerned:


Exceptions: (applies to all the routes indicated above, with the exception of the tunnels and the 25 April Bridge)


Special authorizations:

The Direcçao Geral de Viaçao (General Directorate of Traffic) may issue special authorisations for vehicles:

Requests for special authorisations should be addressed to the Direcçao Geral de Viaçao tel: (+351 21) 791 20 00.

The following documents and information are required:


Local traffic restrictions


Lisbon

The transit, loading or unloading of goods vehicles of over 2.6t total weight is forbidden between 8:00 and 10:00 and between 17:00 and 19:00. The area concerned is signposted accordingly. In pedestrian areas throughout the city, loading and unloading are prohibited from 8:00 to 10:00 and from 11:30 to 19:00.


PortoThe transit, loading or unloading of heavy goods vehicles is forbidden in Porto between 14:00 and 19:00. The limits of the zone concerned by this prohibition are the following: the inner ring road, from Ponte da Arrábida to Bessa Leite, Rua de António Bessa Leite, Rua de Pedro Hispano, Rua da Constituiçao, Rua Cinco de Outubro, Rua Domingos Sequeira, Rua Quinta Amarela, Rua Egas Moniz, Rua Damiao de Gois, Rua Joao Pedro Ribeiro, Praça Marques de Pombal, Rua Latino Coelho, Praça Raínha D. Amélia, Rua Nova de S. Crispim, Av. Fernao de Magalhaes, Campo 24 de Agosto, Rua Duque de Saldanha, Largo Padre Baltazar Guedes, Av. Gustavo Eiffel, Tunel da Ribeira, Rua do Infante D. Henrique, Rua Nova da Alfandega, Rua de Monchique, Cais das Pedras, Alameda Basilio Teles, Cais do Bicalho and Rua do Ouro.


The prohibition does not apply to the following vehicles: public transport vehicles; the fire brigade; vehicles of the armed forces and the police; government vehicles; post office vehicles; emergency or first aid vehicles; vehicles transporting either livestock or other goods, provided they have an authorisation.


Other cities

Other cities have local driving restrictions. Restricted areas are signposted.

Holidays


PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN 2022: