Once you buy a pass, you'll be ready to travel on your chosen dates. Overhead cameras at toll points will take a photo of your licence plate number to match your vehicle to your pass, so you won't need a tag.
To buy a pass, you’ll need:
Passes could be a great option if you don’t use toll roads regularly. You can buy your pass before you travel, or up to 5 days after travelling on a toll road. It’s that easy.
Buying a pass ensures you avoid receiving a toll invoice, which includes additional admin fees. You can also enjoy the benefits of toll roads, without needing to open an account.
We have a range of pass options for short-term travel. The best choice will depend on where you’d like to travel and how many trips you’ll make.
A Visitor’s Pass has you covered on CityLink and EastLink, so you’ll be good to go for up to 30 days on any toll road in Victoria. Cover your toll road trips with auto payments after each day of travel.
If you plan to use CityLink a few times in 24 hours, our 24 Hour Passes make travel simple and affordable. Get 24 hours of unlimited travel for a set price. Choose from the 24 Hour CityLink Pass, which gives you access to all sections of CityLink, or the 24 Hour Tulla Pass for CityLink access between Flemington Road and Bulla Road only.
The Weekend Pass gives you unlimited access to CityLink from midday Friday to midnight Sunday for one set price.
You can purchase a combined total of 12 CityLink passes per vehicle in a 12 month period, including our:
There are no limits on how many Visitor's Passes you can buy each year.
If you've bought a second hand vehicle and you want to reset the annual limit, we can do that for you — you just need to send us:
Once you have one of these documents, you can ask us to reset your vehicle's annual pass limit by contacting us.
You can update or cancel a pass up until the cut off time, before your scheduled travel. Updates may include changes to travel dates and vehicle details. With a Visitor's Pass, you can also update your payment and login details.
Once you’ve purchased your pass:
If you need to use toll roads regularly, opening an account could be a better option for you.
Our Weekend Pass and 24 Hour Passes give you unlimited CityLink travel during a set time frame for a set price. That means you can take as many trips as you like during that time frame and all trips are covered in the price of your pass.
With our Visitor’s Pass, you’ll pay for trips as you go. So, you can travel on both CityLink and EastLink during your nominated 30-day period and you'll pay the toll price for each trip you make.
You can pay for all our passes online with an accepted credit or debit card, including the:
You may be charged a payment card surcharge.
All passes, except for the Visitor’s Pass, can also be purchased in person with cash or card.
With a Visitor's Pass, you pay for your travel on CityLink and EastLink as you go – your tolls will be charged at the end of each day you travel.
All our other passes include unlimited travel for a set price for the duration of your pass, on the section of CityLink covered by your pass.
If your card payment fails, your Visitor’s Pass will be temporarily suspended. We’ll keep trying to charge the card linked to your pass, however the vehicle owner may be issued with a toll invoice (which includes an admin fee) for each trip that you take while the pass is suspended.
To keep your payment details up to date and avoid admin fees or pass suspension:
Our Visitor’s Pass has a set opening fee of $3.50 online or $5.00 over the phone.
Additional costs on your pass could be:
You can purchase a combined total of 12 CityLink passes per vehicle in a 12-month period.
If you’ve just bought a used vehicle, the previous owner may have bought CityLink passes with that vehicle. But that’s no problem – we can reset your vehicle’s yearly pass limit. All you need to do is contact our customer care team with a document that proves a change of ownership.
A payment card surcharge is a bank processing fee for credit or debit card payments. The payment card surcharge applies to credit or debit cards from:
|American Express (AMEX)||2.15%|
Whether you can pay your tolls with BPAY or cash depends on what type of account or pass you have and how you set it up. Both BPAY and cash can be used if you need to pay a toll invoice.
If paying with BPAY or cash is important to you, it’s a good idea to understand your options before you open an account or buy a pass.
To pay your tolls with BPAY, all you need is a biller code and reference number. These can be found at the bottom of your payment statement or toll invoice.
Here are the payment arrangements that let you pay with BPAY:
You can use cash at participating retail outlets to: