Prince Edward Island toll bridge and StraitPASS
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The Prince Edward Island has one toll bridge: The Confederation Bridge, also known as “Fixed Link”. This toll bridge spans the Abegweit Passage of Northumberland Strait. The curved 12.9 kilometres (8 miles) long bridge links Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick.
Toll rates for Confederation Bridge
Tolls on the Confederation Bridge are charged based on a vehicle’s axle count and are calculated for the round-trip, regardless of the user’s initial point of entry to Prince Edward Island. Bridge tolls are collected when travelling westbound, leaving Prince Edward Island at the toll plaza in Borden-Carleton, PE. Cash, Interac, and all major credit cards are accepted. Confederation Bridge tolls are tax-exempt.
The toll rates, as of January 2022, are $50.25 for a two-axle automobile and $8.50 for each additional axle. Motorcycles are charged $20.00. While pedestrians and cyclists are not permitted to cross the bridge, but a shuttle service is available. Since January 1, 2022, the shuttle service charges are $4.75 per pedestrian or $9.50 per cyclist when leaving Prince Edward Island.
Detailed toll rates for the Confederation Bridge can be found on the Confederation Bridge toll rates page.
You can calculate your trip's tolls and gas costs using the Prince Edward Island Toll Calculator. The calculator also shows the toll plaza(s) locations en route, payment methods, discounts applied for your vehicle type and more.
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How are truck tolls calculated on Prince Edward Island
For trucks, Confederation Bridge toll charges are calculated based on the number of axles. Calculate truck tolls to cross the toll bridge of Prince Edward Island and other toll bridges such as MacDonald and MacKay Bridges using Truck Toll Calculator.
How to pay toll on Confederation Bridge
The tolls for Confederation Bridge are collected when leaving Prince Edward Island at the toll plaza in Borden-Carleton, PE. Confederation Bridge tolls are tax-exempt. The following payment methods can be used to pay tolls at Confederation Bridge:
- StraitPASS – transponders you mount in your vehicle
- Interac, and all major credit cards
Note: Video toll or Pay-by-Plate payment option does not exist for Confederation Bridge.
With two dedicated toll lanes, StraitPASS provides customers with faster transaction experience in addition to online account management. Tolls are post-paid as part of the customers’ monthly credit card statement.
What is StraitPASS
The StraitPASS, a transponder (tag), is an automatic post-pay toll collection system linked to a user’s credit card. It eliminates the direct use of cash, credit cards, certified cheques, money orders or gift certificates by utilizing a transponder mounted in the windshield to identify vehicles and authorize payment of the toll as a credit card transaction.
Refer to the StraitPASS page for more details on its benefits, how to get one, how to install it and more.
Confederation Bridge tolling agencies and contacts
The Confederation Bridge is operated by Strait Crossing Bridge Limited (SCBL), a subsidiary of the Strait Crossing Development Inc. consortium which built the structure. SCBL will privately manage, maintain, and operate the bridge until 2032 when these operations will transfer to the Government of Canada.
To get StraitPASS or for any questions about toll payment methods or toll rates please get in touch with the agency at Confederation Bridge contact us page.
Calculate tolls for Prince Edward Island and other provinces or territories of Canada
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