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    Driving Information in Honduras

    Driving Licence Requirements

    The driving licence requirements in Honduras state that you must be at least 18 years old and have a full driving licence valid in your country of residence. It is recommended to have an international drivers licence

    Age Restrcitions

    To hire a car in Honduras, you must be at least 21 years old and have held your license for 2 years. Drivers aged 24 and under will have to pay a young drivers surcharge locally.

    Driving Distances

    • Tegucigalpa to San Pedro Sula - 179kms

    • La Ceiba to Catacamas - 250kms

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General Honduras driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in Honduras is on the right hand side of the road.

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in Honduras are mandatory.

    • The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.

    • Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid drivers licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

    • Petrol stations in Honduras generally open from 6am to 8pm. You should have no problem locating a petrol station in La Ceiba or other major cities in the country.


    There are no tolls in Honduras.

    Parking Information

    It is best to park your vehicle in a secure parking site. Check with your hotel when booking if they have a car park and for further Honduras parking information.

    One-Way Car Hire

    Domestic one-way car hire in Honduras is permited. Some restrictions and charges do apply. International one-way car hire is not permitted.

    When driving in cities such as Tegucigalpa, it is important that you have looked through some of the above Honduras driving information, rules and regulations about driving a car to ensure you have the safest possible journey.

    Useful Links

    Honduras Airport Information

    Honduras Travel Information

    Honduras on Wikipedia

    Google Maps Honduras