Madrid has various schemes in place: a low emission zone, an access regulation, an emergency scheme and a weight regulation.

Dates and details
For lorries over 12 tonnes there is no access on weekdays between 07:00 and 23:00 and Sundays and holidays at all times.

Vehicles affected
Lorries over 12 tonnes.


Type of restriction
Weight regulation

Alternative transport
Madrid public transport

Scheme Boundary
Madrid map weight restriction
The outer boundary is formed by the blue street = motorway M-30. This motorway is excluded from the regulations.

Road Sign

Need to Register?
If you have to enter the city centre outside of the allowed times, you need to get a permit here.
Under impresos on the same page you'll find the online form.
Or call +34 915 298 210. The application must be accompanied by a photocopy of the registration certificate of the vehicle and the data sheet.

Foreign vehicles affected?
Yes, are affected.

Retrofitting allowed?

Hours of operation
Monday to Saturday 07:00 - 23:00 and on Sundays and holidays 00:00 - 24:00


According to the law.

National Scheme

Vehicles specially adapted for the transport of ready-mixed concrete.
Vehicles intended for the transport of containers (construction and demolition waste) containers.
Vehicles for the transport of broken down vehicles.

Local name for the scheme
Circulación de camiones de más de 12 toneladas de masa máxima autorizada

Further Information
For more information click here

City website
Madrid city website
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