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    Driving Information Romania

    Driving Licence Requirements

    The driving licence requirements in Romania state that you must have a full driving licence that is valid in your country of residence. An International Drivers License is also required for a car hire in Bucharest.

    Age Restrictions

    To hire a car in Romania, you must be at least 21 years old (age may vary by car category) and have held your license for 1 year. Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. The maximum age for anyone looking to hire a car is 70 years.

    Driving Distances

    • Bucharest to Islaz - 147kms (2hours/20mins)

    • Constanta to Braila - 185kms (2hours/30mins)

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General Romania driving information, laws rules and regulations:

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

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

    • Vehicles entering on the right of a roundabout are given priority

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

    • Most petrol stations in Romania are found on the main roads departing a town.


    There is a Romania toll to travel into Bulgaria from Giurgiu and there is a toll to cross the Danube River.

    Parking Information

    Parking in Romania is allowed only on the right side of the street and cars must be parked in the direction of traffic.

    One-way Car Hire

    Domestic one-way car hire is available at an additional fee. International one-way car hire is not available

    If you plan to drive with a Romania car hire you can pick it up in one location and return it to another location but there are some restrictions that you need to check with your car hire supplier.

    With your car hire in Constanta it is important that you have looked through the above Romania driving information, rules and regulations to ensure you have the safest possible journey.

    Useful Links

    Romania Airport Information

    Romania Travel Information

    Romania on Wikipedia

    Google Maps Romania