If you are driving to Great Britain, you must know from home what taxes you will have to pay once you arrive in the UK and what the English motorway tax consists of.

In this regard, in this article we will present to you everything you need to know about road tolls England (motorways, bridges, tunnels and congestion charges).

If you are a haulier, the above mentioned charges will also be compounded with an HGV charge, special for the movement of lorries on UK roads.

Moreover, if you want to be informed about the road tax payment systems of European countries, you can find all the information here.

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England M6 Toll

An advantageous thing is that the Anglia vignette is designed in the form of an Anglia motorway toll, and only for the M6 Toll motorway.

In this sense, the M6 Toll is the only motorway on which you will have to pay tolls, and traffic on the rest of the roads is exempt from tolls.

However, beware! There are tolls for bridges and tunnels, but also tolls for London and Durham, which we tell you about below.

How much is the England M6 Toll

For the England motorway toll, its price is calculated according to:

· vehicle type

· the number of wheels and axles

· the height to the first axis

· time of day or week

· distance traveled (full or partial)

To pay motorway toll England, you have 3 payment options: 

  • M6toll TAG
  • Card (credit and debit cards or fuel cards)
  • Contactless card.

You can find the price list for the England M6 Toll here!

Other road taxes England

Despite the fact that driving on Great Britain’s national roads is free except for a motorway toll, you will have to pay tolls for the bridges and tunnels you pass through and a congestion charge for London and Dorhum.

Bridges and Tunnels Toll England

For bridges and tunnels, the prices are as follows:

LocationPrice (GBP)
Aldwark Bridge0,40
Batheaston Bridge0,80
Clifton Bridge1
Dartford Crossing2,5
Dunham Bridge0,40
Eurotunnel (Great Britain – France)101 EUR
Humber Bridge1,50
Itchen Bridge0, 80
Kingsland Bridge0,20
Mersey Gateway Bridge2
Mersey Bridge Silver Jubilee2
The Mersey Tunnels1,80
Middlesbrough Bridge1,50
Tamar Bridge2
The Tyne Tunnels1,80
Warburton Bridge0,12
Whitchurch Bridge0,60
Whitney Bridge1

For more details on bridges, go here.

Congestion charge

As for the congestion charge, it applies to any type of car in London and Dorhum.

For London, the charge is paid every day of the week between 07:00 and 22:00. Its price is 15 pounds.

For Dorhum, the fee is charged from Monday to Saturday, between 10:00 and 16:00. Its price is 2 pounds.

A simple way to pay this fee is with AutoPay.

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HGV tax – road tax England lorries

For lorries over 12 tonnes, an additional charge applies to bridge and tunnel tolls, motorway toll and congestion charge.

The price of the HGV charge is determined by means of a complex algorithm that takes into account vehicle type, weight and axle configuration, as well as euro class.

Prices vary by payment period, ranging from £1.53 to £10 for a day, £3.83 to £49.80 for a week and £7.67 to £99.60 for a month.

Detailed information on prices for heavy vehicles can be found here.

Our road toll payment solutions

If you travel often in Europe, we provide you with information on road tax payment options in all countries of this region.

Moreover, if you often pass through Hungary, Bulgaria or Poland, we can install professional toll payment equipment for you, such as HUGO, BGTOLL and eTOLL.

To improve the management of your car fleet, we recommend the eTMS system, which offers the efficiency of your fleet activity at the highest standards.

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