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.

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  • 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.

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    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.

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    *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.