If you or your business are having trouble paying for tolls, we’re here to help. Find out more

Close

How to pay CityLink tolls

To pay for travel on CityLink or any Melbourne toll road you need to buy a pass or open an account.

If you've already travelled on CityLink, you can pay for your previous travel by:

Alternatively, you can wait for a toll invoice to arrive in the mail. Toll invoices are sent to the vehicle's registered owner and include a toll invoice admin fee as well as the cost of your CityLink travel.

It may take up to 4 weeks for a toll invoice be issued.

*Access account: You can backdate your Access account to cover travel on CityLink by up to 10 days and and EastLink by up to 3 days.
*Melbourne pass: You can backdate by up to 5 days to cover travel on CityLink and up to 3 days on EastLink.
*Everyday account: *With your Everyday account you can cover trips made up to 10 days ago in Victoria or NSW, except for EastLink (VIC) or the Sydney Harbour Bridge & Tunnel (NSW). To pay for past travel on these roads, you'll need to buy a separate pass. You can cover trips made up to 9 days ago in Queensland.

Travelled on CityLink recently?

If you've already travelled on CityLink follow the prompts to see your payment options.

  • I travelled on CityLink...   Change
    I travelled on CityLink...
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • A title Start over
  • A title Start over
  • A title Start over

    I

  • More than 10 days Start over

    If you travelled on a Melbourne toll road more than 10 days ago and don’t have an account or pass, you should receive a toll invoice in the mail. It can take up to 4 weeks after you travel for a toll invoice to be sent.

    Toll invoices are issued to the registered owner of the vehicle and will include the cost of your tolls plus additional fees.

    Search for a toll invoice

    For CityLink travel only

  • In the last 6 - 10 days Start over

    If you travelled in the last 6 – 10 days you can save on additional fees by opening an account and backdating* its start date to cover your travel. You can wait for a toll invoice to arrive in the mail, but it may take up to 4 weeks from your travel date to be issued.

    If you already have an account, you can pay for travel made in the last NATbackdate_legacy_account by adding the licence plate number of the vehicle to your account. Just backdate its start date.

    Open an account

    *With your Everyday and Commercial account you can cover trips made up to 10 days ago in Victoria or NSW, except for EastLink (VIC) or the Sydney Harbour Bridge & Tunnel (NSW). To pay for past travel on these roads, you'll need to buy a separate pass. You can cover trips made up to 9 days ago in Queensland.

  • In the last 5 days Start over

    If you travelled in the last 5 days you can save on additional fees by opening an account or buying a pass and backdating* the start date to include your trip. Buy a pass if you’re an occasional traveller, or open an account if you’re a regular traveller.

    Buy a pass Open an account

    *With your Everyday and Commercial account you can cover trips made up to 10 days ago in Victoria or NSW, except for EastLink (VIC) or the Sydney Harbour Bridge & Tunnel (NSW). To pay for past travel on these roads, you'll need to buy a separate pass. You can cover trips made up to 9 days ago in Queensland.
    *Access account: You can backdate your Access account to cover travel on CityLink by up to 10 days and and EastLink by up to 3 days.
    Passes: You can backdate your Melbourne Pass by up to 5 days to cover travel on CityLink and up to 3 days on EastLink. 24 Hour Passes and Weekend Passes cover CityLink trips only.