** PLEASE NOTE TOLL CHARGES ONLY APPLY WESTBOUND **

Standard toll prices

NameCost
Vehicle Category 1 (Up to 9 seats)
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£6.70
Vehicle Category 2 (Small Bus up to 17 seats, Double Cab Pickup, Goods vehicles up to 3,500KG)
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£13.40
Vehicle Category 3 (18 seats and more, Goods vehicles from 3,500KG)
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£20.00

 

** SEASON & SHARED TAG PRICES BELOW ARE THE MONTHLY DIRECT DEBIT CHARGE **

Severn TAG Prices

NameSeason TAGShared TAGTrip TAG cost per crossing
Vehicle Category 1 £117.92 £117.92 £6.70
Vehicle Category 2 £235.84 N/A £13.40
Vehicle Category 3 £396.00 N/A £20.00

 

 

Motorcycles are exempt from toll charges. Riders must attend a staffed Toll Booth and wait for the barrier to raise

 

 

There is no additional charge for towing caravans or trailers.

 

 

 

Campervans and motorhomes with a cooker, sink and sleeping accommodation permanently installed are classed as Category 1 vehicles. Drivers must attend a staffed Toll Booth. If the Toll Collector is unsure of the vehicle classification or unable to see the permanently-installed living accommodation, they will summon a Team Leader to inspect the vehicle and determine its classification.

 

 

There are pedestrian/cycle paths along the M48 Severn Bridge in both directions. These are signposted and accessible from both sides of the bridge. There are no pedestrian/cycle paths on the M4 Second Severn Crossing.

 

 

UK Blue Badge Holders are exempt from toll charges, but drivers must attend a staffed Toll Booth and present their Blue Badge to the Toll Collector. Toll Collectors will ensure the Blue Badge Holder is present and check the validity of the document, which will be scanned and returned. Once confirmed, drivers must wait for the barrier to raise before continuing their journey.

 

Disabled Tax Exempt Vehicle Procedure

Disabled Tax Exempt vehicles are eligible for an exempt crossing without a Blue Badge Holder present, provided the person is in receipt of UK Higher Rate Disability Living Allowance or the vehicle is used for the carriage of disabled persons, which is exempt from Vehicle Excise Duty and reflected in the vehicle’s Taxation Class.

Users will be required to provide evidence of their vehicle’s Exempt Taxation Class of “Disabled” or “DPV”, by showing the vehicle’s original V5C form.

 

Motability Vehicles

If the vehicle is leased by Motability, users will be required to present a photocopy of the vehicles V5C along with the original covering letter which accompanied the V5C provided by Motability. Please note, emailed copies are not acceptable. Drivers must attend a staffed Toll Booth and present the documentation to the Toll Collector. Toll Collectors will check the validity of the documentation, which will be scanned and returned. To view our toll plaza signage, please click HERE
Once confirmed, drivers must wait for the barrier to raise before continuing their journey.
Failure to produce the relevant documentation at the time of crossing will result in the appropriate toll charges being levied. Retrospective refunds are not given.

 

 

Adapted Vehicles (with seats removed)

Severn River Crossing PLC has reviewed the issues regarding Adapted Vehicles with their rear seats removed, and how they are defined within the Severn Bridges Act, which determines how vehicles are classified. It has been determined that a vehicle with its rear seats removed at the time of crossing is defined as Category 2. The appropriate toll is detailed in the Severn Bridge Toll Prices. All crossings in an adapted vehicle must be made using our staffed lanes so a Toll Collector can determine the classification of the vehicle at the time of the crossing.  

The authority/reference point for this is The Severn Bridges (Description of Vehicles) Order 1992. This Order provides additional clarification by the Secretary of State on the way in which classifications are to be applied under the Severn Bridges Act. Provision 2 contains the definition of motor car as being amended to: “a mechanically propelled vehicle, not being a motorcycle, constructed or adapted primarily for the carriage of passengers and so constructed or adapted as to carry no more than eight passengers”.

In considering the intent of removal of the rear seats where this was not the original option of the vehicle manufacturer, i.e. the use of tools has been necessary, we have generally concluded that this meets the test of an ‘adaption’ for the carriage of goods. Therefore, such vehicles fall into Category 2. We recognise that certain vehicles have quick release/quick fit arrangements for seats and, as with fold-down rear seats, we do not consider these to have been ‘adapted’ away from primarily for the carriage of passengers.

To view the Severn Bridges Act please click HERE