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Dartford crossing toll
Dartford Crossing is part of the M25 motorway route and connects Dartford in Kent in the south and Thurrock in Essex in the north. It crosses the river Thames and consists of two tunnels that carry the northbound traffic and the Queen Elizabeth II bridge carrying southbound traffic. It is a major bypass of Greater London.
The Dartford crossing Toll Calculator calculates toll and tolls for all other toll motorways, roads, bridges and tunnels in UK for cars, trucks, trailers, caravans, motorhomes and motorcycles for peak and off-peak hours.
Dart charge (Dartford crossing toll charges)
Dart charges are levied according to the type of vehicle and the time of day and week.
Dart charge applies between 6 am and 10 pm, including weekends and bank holidays. Outside of these times, all vehicles are free to use the crossing without toll payment.
Dart charge for cars and motorcycles
|Vehicle||Vehicle class||One-off payment||With Account|
|Motorcycles, mopeds and quad bikes||A||Free||Free|
|Cars (including trailers), motorhomes and any minibuses that have 9 or less seats||B||£2.50||£2.00|
Local resident discount on Dart charge
A local resident discount is available at the Dartford crossing toll. It is available if Council Tax is paid to Dartford borough council or Thurrock council.
The options included are-
- Pay £20 a year to use the Dartford Crossing as many times as you want
- Pay £10 for 50 crossings, plus 20p for each additional crossing.
Dart charge for trucks
Dartford crossing charges vary according to the type of vehicles and the time of day and week.
Dart charge times
The Dartford toll applies between 6am and 10pm, including weekends and bank holidays. Outside of these times all vehicles are free to use the crossing.
Dart charges for trucks, buses, coaches, vans, and other goods vehicles-
The charges on the Dartford crossing for trucks, buses, coaches, vans, and other HGV is done according to the axles in the vehicles. Please refer to the table below for more information on the Dart
|Number of Axles||Vehicle class||One-off payment||With Account|
|Vehicles with 2 axles||C||£3.00||£2.63|
|Vehicles with more than 2 axles||D||£6.00||£5.19|
How to pay Dart charge
The Dart charge is applicable between 6 am to 10 pm for every vehicle. It is the same charge that would apply every day, including weekends and bank holidays.
Dart charge payments can be made through the following ways-
- Online at the Gov.uk website.
- By phone on 300 0120 0300 300 0120
- By textphone on 0300 300 0120 18001 0300 300 0120
- At any retail outlet with a Payzone terminal. You can find the nearest by visiting payzone.co.uk.
- By post in advance to Dart Charge, PO Box 842, Leeds LS1 9QF
- With a pre-paid Dart Charge account and make a one-off payment.
How long do I have to pay the Dart Charge
Dart Charge can be paid until midnight the day after crossing. Payments can also be made online for up to a year before making the crossing.
Dartford Crossing tolling agency
Highways Englandmanages and operates Dartford Crossing on behalf of the Government of the UK. For any toll related queries please contact customer service at Highways England, Dart Charge contact center or call at Telephone: 0300 300 0120.
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