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    Driving Information in India

    Driving Licence Requirements

    The driving licence requirements in India 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 driver’s licence.

    Age Restrictions

    To hire a car in India you must be at least 23 years old (age may vary by the car hire category) and have held your license for two years.

    Driving Distances

    • Mumbai to Nashik - 174kms (2hours/30mins)

    • New Delhi to Agra - 211kms (2hours/45mins)

    • Kanpur to Allahabad - 198kms (2hours/40mins)

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General India driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in India is on the left hand side of the road.

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in India are mandatory in most places.

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

    • Take extra care when driving in the city centre as you will face allot of traffic and have people and animals trying to cross the roads!

    • Petrol stations in India generally open from 7am to 8pm with some stations in major cities open 24hours.


    India has toll roads in the main cities, such as; Mumbai and Delhi

    Parking Information

    There is no set rules for parking your hire car in India. We recommend that you use a car park if available, you can also check with your hotel as they may have a car park that you can use, or being able to provide information on India parking.

    Useful Links

    India Airport Information

    India Travel Information

    India on Wikipedia

    Google Maps India