European route E50

European route E 50 is an A-type east–west connection across the European continent. It connects the key naval port of Brest France with Makhachkala, on the Caspian Sea in the Russian republic Dagestan.

E50 shield
Route information
Length5,100 km (3,200 mi)
Major junctions
West endBrest, France
  E 05 Paris
E 15 Paris
E 25 Metz
E 35 (south of) Walldorf
E 45 Nuremberg
E 55 Prague
E 65 Prague
E 75 Trenčín
E 85 Ternopil
E 95 Uman
E 105 Novomoskovsk
E 40 Debaltseve
E 115 Rostov-na-Donu
East end E 119 Makhachkala, Russia
Countries France
 Czech Republic
Highway system
International E-road network


Half the route is on highways and the other half is on provincial roads. The route is in estimation some 6,000 kilometres (3,700 mi) long and runs fully across the European continent.

E50 near Ternopil in Ukraine, looking east towards Khmelnytskyi and Uman.

On its way through Europe it crosses several major European routes, such as:

It is one of the longest E roads on the continent.

Due 2014 Russian aggression against Ukraine, E50 also passes through two state-like formations - Donetsk People's Republic and Luhansk People's Republic. The original Ukraine-Russia border is open, but territories controlled by the formations may be unsafe due to War in Donbass. Note: international border-like crossing procedure exists between the so-called Donetsk People's Republic and Luhansk People's Republic which regulated by local warlords.



External linksEdit

  Geographic data related to European route E50 at OpenStreetMap