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    Driving Information Lebanon

    Driving Licence Requirements

    The driving licence requirements in Lebanon state that you must and have a full driving licence valid in your country of residence. An international drivers licence is also required.

    Age Restrcitions

    Anyone hiring a car in Lebanon must be at least 23 years old and have held your licence for 2 years.

    Driving Distances

    • Beirut to Tripoli - 85kms (1hour/45mins)

    • Rachaiya to Sour - 102kms (2hours/50mins)

    • Chim to Hermel - 161kms (3hours/35mins)

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General Lebanon driving information, laws rules and regulations:

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

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in Lebanon are mandatory if they are fitted in the vehicle.

    • 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 driver’s licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

    • Petrol stations in Lebanon open from 8am to 8pm.


    There are no tolls in Lebanon.

    Parking Information

    Within Beirut you can park in multi-story buildings and off-street car parks. On-street parking normally has a maximum duration of 2 hours. You should always check for Lebanon parking information signs before leaving your vehicle.

    One-way Car Hire

    Domestic one-way car hire in Lebanon is not possible, aswell as International one-way not being permitted.

    With your car hire in Beirut, it is important to look through some of the anove Lebanon driving information, rules and regulations to ensure you have the safest possible journey.

    Useful Links

    Lebanon Airport Information

    Lebanon Travel Information

    Lebanon on Wikipedia

    Google Maps Lebanon