Low emission zones in Spain

Madrid environmental zone

Permanent low emission zone

Since January 2022, the entire urban area of Madrid has been declared a low emission zone (Zona de Bajas Emisiones, ZBE). Petrol vehicles with emission standard 0-2, diesel vehicles with emission standard 0-3 and motorbikes with emission standard 0-1 are not allowed to enter the low emission zone. Proof of compliance with the required emission standard during an inspection is sufficient.

Environmental zone map

Tip for use

For the Centro environmental zone (ZBEDEP Centro), however, proof of the entry permit must be presented on site with prior appointment.

Under “Tramito o Servicio” select the option ZBEDEP Distrito Centro and under “Oficinas” the option SER-ZBE de Especial Proteccion).
Oficinia Madrid ZBEDEP Centro
Street Bustamente, 16
28015 MADRID

Source: ADAC 03/2022

Make an appointment

Low emission zone in Barcelona

Monday to Friday from 7.00 am to 8.00 pm.

The low emission zone covers the city area within the ring road Ronda de Dalt (B-20) and Ronda Litoral (B-10) as well as parts of the neighbouring municipalities. The low emission zone is signposted.

The following vehicles are prohibited from driving: Euro 0-2 petrol vehicles, Euro 0-3 diesel vehicles, Euro 0-1 motorbikes.

Low emission zone

Source: ADAC 02/2020

This information has been researched with the utmost care. However, due to the complexity of the topic and the frequent changes, no guarantee can be given for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information.

Low emission zone in Seville, Valencia, Valladolid

Temporary low emission zones are activated when air pollutant concentrations increase.

Measures to reduce traffic, including driving bans.

Pay attention to the local signage.

Source: ADAC 03/2022