Tips for Motorcycle Trips in Poland

Die Flagge von Polen

Poland (PL)

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What do you have to take into consideration when traveling to Poland? Which documents do you have to take with you? Louis provides you with answers to the most important questions. No liability is accepted for errors – Louis does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of information.

Documents you must have with you

  • Driving licence and vehicle registration certificate
  • ID card or passport (since 26.6.12 it has also been obligatory for children under 16 travelling within the EU to have their own identity document.)
  • International Motor Insurance Card (Green Card) is recommended.

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Please note: If you drive a vehicle of which you are not the owner, you require certified authorisation from the registered vehicle keeper.

First-aid kit / Hi-vis vest

It is not mandatory to carry a first-aid kit or high-visibility vest. However, we recommend you always carry both.

Mandatory helmet

It is mandatory to wear a helmet! Only helmets which conform to the ECE 22 standard are approved.

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Motorcycles must have their headlight on even during the daytime.

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Speed limits

  • Within built-up areas: 50 km/h
  • Outside built-up areas: 90/100 km/h
  • Dual carriageways (expressways): 90/120 km/h
  • Motorways (freeways): 140 km/h

Road tolls

A toll is charged for some sections of motorway (freeway) in Poland.

Emergency numbers


Legal alcohol limit

0.02% (20 mg/100 ml blood)

Further information

Tourism in Poland:

Motorcycle trips across the Poland borders

Here you will find country tips for motorcycle trips in Poland neighbouring countries.

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1. Kaliningrad Oblast *

2. Lithuania

3. Belarus *

4. Ukraine *

5. Slovakia *

6. Czech Republic

7. Germany

* To provide you with even better support when you plan your next tour, we will shortly be adding still more countries.

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