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Melbourne's two toll roads give drivers a convenient and safe way to get around the city.

Linkt products make it easy to pay your tolls for:

  • CityLink, which links Melbourne's CBD, port and airport, and 
  • EastLink, linking Melbourne's Eastern suburbs and Mornington Peninsula.

Need to make a payment?
There are lots of ways to do it. Read about your payment options, including how to top up your account, pay a toll invoice or buy a pass.

Travelling interstate?
Your Everyday account or Commercial account can be used on any toll road in Australia.

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Queensland toll roads

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  • What should I do if I've travelled on a toll road?

    What should I do if I've travelled on a toll road?

    If you've travelled on a Melbourne toll road, you can:

    after you travel, so long as you do so within the required time frames.

    For a pass, you have until midnight on the fifth day after you travelled.

    For an account, how far back you can cover your travel depends on your product and where you've travelled. Use the table below to calculate how many days back you are covered for (up until midnight) when you open an account or add a vehicle to an existing account.

    Region Account Roads Days covered
    Victoria Everyday account Eastern Distributor, Military Road e-Ramps, Hills M2, Lane Cove Tunnel, Westlink M7 and WestConnex M4 in New South Wales 10 days
    CityLink in Victoria 10 days
    All roads in Queensland 9 days
    Access account CityLink in Victoria 10 days
    Eastlink in Victoria 3 days
    New South Wales Tag & Tagless account Eastern Distributor, Hills M2, Lane Cove Tunnel, WestConnex M4, Westlink M7 in New South Wales 10 days
    CityLinkin Victoria 10 days
    All roads in Queensland 9 days
    Queensland Tag & Tagless account All roads in Queensland 9 days
    CityLink in Victoria 9 days
    Eastern Distributor, Military Road e-Ramps, Hills M2, Lane Cove Tunnel, Westlink M7 and WestConnex M4 in New South Wales 9 days

    If you don't cover your travel within these time frames, you'll be charged additional fees. When this happens, a toll invoice will be sent to the vehicle’s registered owner for each trip made on a toll road more than 10 days ago. How to pay a toll invoice.

    If you receive a toll invoice, you can save on fees by opening an account and transferring the toll notice to your new account.

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  • How does tolling work?

    How does tolling work?

    Toll roads are roads that drivers must pay to use. In Australia, all toll roads are electronically tolled meaning there are no cash booths. How much you pay depends on the section of road you're travelling on and the class of vehicle you're driving. 

    Melbourne has 2 toll roads, CityLink and EastLink. The most convenient way to pay for travel on CityLink and EastLink is to open an account.

    If you're visiting Melbourne or only need to use toll roads for a short time, you can buy a pass.

    If you've already travelled on a toll road without an account or pass, you can avoid extra fees. Buy a pass within 3 days of your first trip or open an account within 7 days. 

    If you don't cover your travel within these time frames, a toll invoice will be posted to you, which will include administration fees.

    Find the pass or account that's right for you with out easy-to-use help me choose tool

    Learn more about tolling

    Watch these short videos to find out more about how tolling works and which Linkt product may be right for you.

  • Using rental vehicles on toll roads

    Using rental vehicles on toll roads

    If you're renting a vehicle, please check with your rental company first about how to pay for planned or unplanned toll road travel.

    Different rental companies offer various payment options to pass toll charges on to their customers. 

    Some rental companies offer a direct tolling option, which automatically debits your credit card every time you use any toll road. Other companies require you to purchase a toll day pass for each day of toll road use.

    Often, your rental vehicle will already be linked to a toll account managed by your rental company. The rental company’s toll account may override any toll payment arrangement you make with us, and may result in unexpected charges or penalties being applied by your rental company.

  • What are the tolls and fees?

    What are the tolls and fees?

    Tolls are the amounts charged for travelling on a toll road. The total amount is calculated electronically, based on when you travel, how far you go and your vehicle class.

    Fees are separate charges that apply in particular circumstances, depending on the type of account or pass you have.

    The price of most passes (excluding the Melbourne Pass) is inclusive of all tolls and fees.

    Want to estimate your travel costs? Try our toll calculator.

    View Everyday account fees

    View Access account fees

    View Melbourne Pass fees

    View Commercial account fees

    View Taxi account fees

  • Information for international travellers

    Information for international travellers

    If you recently received a toll notice for travelling on an Australian toll road, it's important that you pay your toll invoice to avoid further fees.

    If you feel the toll invoice was issued in error, please contact us with the following information and we’ll investigate the matter for you:

    • toll invoice number
    • licence plate number
    • your full name
    • date of travel

    Consider buying a pass the next time you use Australian toll roads.

     

  • Using toll roads in Sydney and Brisbane

    Using toll roads in Sydney and Brisbane

    If you're travelling to Sydney or Brisbane, an Everyday or Commercial account can cover you for trips on toll roads in those cities. To avoid any additional charges make sure your vehicle is linked to your account and you have a correctly installed and working tag in your vehicle. Any tolls you incur will be charged to your account. 

    If you travel without your tag, but the vehicle you're driving is linked to your account, you'll be charged a no tag in vehicle fee, as well as the toll.

    Alternatively, you can buy a Linkt pass for Sydney travel or for Brisbane travel.

    To calculate your Sydney and Brisbane toll travel costs, visit the Linkt Sydney toll calculator and the Brisbane toll calculator.

    Learn more about tolling

    Watch these short videos to find out more about how tolling works and which Linkt product may be right for you.