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New Jersey has one of the most extensive toll networks among all the US states. There is NJ Turnpike or New Jersey Turnpike stretching more than 122 miles in across the state. Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway are two toll roads here. Several toll bridges including George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing are situated across the state. New Jersey shares two toll tunnels with New York namely Holland Tunnel and Lincoln Tunnel.

As most of the toll plazas are cashless here, it's recommended to install a valid toll tag while driving in New Jersey. E-ZPass NJ or New Jersey E-ZPass is preferred as it offers the most discount on toll rates in the state. If you miss a toll here, a toll invoice will be sent to the vehicle owner. Read on to learn details of the toll facilities, their toll maps, toll rates, toll payment options, how to pay missed tolls and more.

Use NJ Toll Calculator or New Jersey Toll Calculator to calculate tolls and gas costs for your trip across New Jersey and other US states toll facilities.

New Jersey Turnpike

main article: New Jersey Turnpike

The iconic New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP)[1] or NJ Turnpike is a system of toll roads in New Jersey. The turnpike provides access to various localities in New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York stretching over a length of 122 miles.

New Jersey Turnpike or NJ Turnpike details various sections on it including its toll map, extensions, toll payment and more.

New Jersey toll roads

There are two toll roads in New Jersey:

  • Garden State Parkway
  • Atlantic City Expressway

Garden State Parkway

Toll booth locations of Garden State Parkway across New Jersey and with New York as Garden State Parkway Connector

The Garden State Parkway (GSP)[2] stretches at the entire length of New Jersey from the New York line at Montvale to Cape May at the state’s southernmost tip. At its north end, the parkway becomes the Garden State Parkway Connector, a component of the New York State Thruway system that connects to the Thruway mainline in Ramapo.

The Parkway is primarily for passenger vehicle use, with trucks weighing over 10,000 pounds prohibited north of Exit 105. Garden State Parkway uses an open system of toll collection with flat fee tolls collected at 11 toll plaza. Toll payments on Garden State Parkway are made using cash or E-ZPass electronic toll collection system.

There are three lanes at the toll plazas: full-service lane, exact-change lanes and E-ZPass electronic toll collection system lane.

Atlantic City Expressway

Toll booth locations of Atlantic City Expressway between Delaware Valley and Atlantic City including Egg Harbor

The Atlantic City Expressway[3] connects Philadelphia with Atlantic City and other Jersey Shore resorts. It provides a route between the Delaware Valley and Atlantic City, as well as other Shore Points. The Atlantic City Expressway has two mainline toll plazas (Egg Harbor in Hamilton Township and Pleasantville) and seven exits with ramp tolls.

The expressway features one service area, Farley Plaza, in Hamilton Township a short distance west of the Egg Harbor Toll Plaza, as well as a gas station and mini-mart near the Atlantic City Welcome Center in Pleasantville. The Atlantic City Expressway has 3 lanes running in both directions and both mainline toll plazas have express E-ZPass lanes.

Use New Jersey Toll Calculator to calculate tolls and gas costs to travel on both the toll roads of New Jersey and other US states.

New Jersey toll bridges

main article: New Jersey Toll Bridge

Toll booth locations on New Jersey toll bridges including Ben Franklin Bridge, Walt Whitman Bridge, Betsy Ross bridge

The toll bridges in New Jersey include 11 bridges over the Delaware river like Tacony-Palmyra Bridge and Burlington-Bristol Bridge and others. There are 7 toll bridges on the south side of New Jersey along the Atlantic ocean. New Jersey also shares 4 toll bridges with New York which includes the famous George Washington Bridge.

Learn about all the New Jersey toll bridges and see their toll maps, payment methods and more.

Use New Jersey Toll Calculator to calculate tolls and gas costs cross any of the toll bridges in New Jersey or other US states.

New Jersey tunnels

Holland Tunnel and Lincoln Tunnel are the two toll tunnels in New Jersey running under the Hudson river. Both of them connect New Jersey to Manhattan, New York.

Toll booth locations of NY tunnels as Lincoln Tunnel, Holland Tunnel, Queens Midtown Tunnel 2 Tubes and Hugh L Carey Tunnel

Holland Tunnel

Holland Tunnel[4] connects Lower Manhattan in New York with Jersey city in New Jersey. Holland Tunnel tolls can only be paid electronically using an E-ZPass.

Lincoln Tunnel

Lincoln Tunnel[5] connects Weehawken, New Jersey to Midtown Manhattan in New York. Lincoln Tunnel tolls can be paid electronically with E-ZPass and in cash as well.

Tolls for New Jersey Tunnels

The toll on Holland Tunnel and Lincoln Tunnel is only collected while entering New York and not while entering New Jersey. The tunnels have peak hours from 6-10 am and 4-8 pm on weekdays and 11 am – 6 pm on weekends. 10 pm – 6 am are the overnight hours for trucks from Sundays to Thursdays.

Use New Jersey Toll Calculator to calculate tolls and gas costs to cross the two toll tunnels between New York and New Jersey or of other US states.

Toll rates for bridges and tunnels

main article: Toll rates for New Jersey bridges and tunnels

Most of the toll bridges and tunnels in New Jersey charge travellers only in one direction. The toll rates in New Jersey depends upon the toll facility, vehicle type, axle count, payment method, time of travel. For toll facilities shared between New Jersey and New York, it is notable how no tolls are collected while entering New Jersey.

Refer to the Toll rates for New Jersey bridges and tunnels page to see toll rates for 2-axle cars for various payment methods.

Truck toll calculation in New Jersey

Tolls for trucks are calculated based on the number of axles of the truck on the following New Jersey toll roads, bridges, tunnels:

  • Garden State Parkway
  • Atlantic City Expressway
  • Delaware River Port Authority Bridges
  • Burlington County Bridge
  • Cape May County Bridge
  • Dingman’s Ferry Bridge
  • Port Authority of New York
  • All New Jersey Bridges and Tunnels

Trucks heavier than 10,000 pounds are prohibited north of Interchange 105 on Garden State Parkway. Trucks do not usually travel to Downbeach Express / Margate Bridge. You can calculate truck tolls to cross these toll bridges and tunnels in New Jersey using Truck Toll Calculator.

How to pay toll in New Jersey

main article: How to pay toll in New Jersey

Most of the toll facilities in New Jersey are cashless. You can pay tolls using an E-ZPass toll tag issued from any of the participating states. As E-ZPass NJ offers the most discount, it is the preferable option. Some locations do allow cash and video tolls in the state.

Learn more about the methods of toll payment in New Jersey including which payment method is accepted where.

Cash tolls in New Jersey

You can pay cash tolls in New Jersey on the following toll facilities:

  • New Jersey Turnpike
  • Garden State Parkway
  • Lincoln Tunnel
  • George Washington Bridge (Upper Level)

Note: These facilities also accept toll tag payment which is generally cheaper.

How to pay missed toll in New Jersey

main article: How to pay missed toll in New Jersey

When you violate a toll, a toll invoice is sent to the vehicle owner. You receive a toll violation in two cases:

    a) When you drive through a lane without a valid E-ZPass tag mounted in your vehicle
    b) When your account has insufficient funds and you travel through an “E-ZPass Only” lane

Once you receive a violation and have an E-ZPass, you can pay it online [6] using violation number and license plate number. You can also mail a check to the tolling authority.

Visit How to pay missed toll in New Jersey page to learn details of methods to pay toll for various NJ toll facilities.

New Jersey Tolls by Plate

New Jersey Toll-By-Plate or Toll-By-Mail is a video tolling system of New Jersey. If you miss paying a toll, they take the picture of your license plate and send an invoice to the registered vehicle owner with tolls and administrative charges.

You can pay Toll-By-Plate in New Jersey in any of the following ways:

  • Online by on the E-ZPass NJ website[7]
  • Mail payment as a check or money order along with the payment coupon(s) to: NJ E-ZPass, P.O. Box 4971, Trenton, NJ 08650
  • Over the phone by calling at 973-368-1425

Note: If you do not pay the toll within the specified time in the invoice, a late fine will apply.

What is E-ZPass NJ

main article: E-ZPass NJ Toll Pass for New Jersey and Other States

E-ZPass NJ or New Jersey E-ZPass is a toll tag that you can mount on the windshield of your vehicle to pay tolls on most of the New Jersey toll facilities. As it is part of the E-ZPass network, it also works across all the states where E-ZPass is valid.

You can order E-ZPass NJ[8] either online or by mail, or buy one from one of their retailers across New Jersey. Learn more about the benefits and working on the E-ZPass NJ page. It includes details like:

  • How do I get an E-ZPass NJ?
  • How much does EZ Pass cost in NJ?
  • What happens if you go through EZ Pass without it in NJ?
  • How do I pay for my E-ZPass NJ
  • How do I cancel my EZ Pass NJ?

New Jersey turnpike and other tolling facilities agencies and contacts

Following agencies manage tolls on New Jersey turnpike, toll roads, bridges and tunnels. For any questions about toll payment methods or your toll bill please get in touch with the respective agency.

  • New Jersey Turnpike Authority[9]
  • South Jersey Transportation Authority[10]
  • Delaware River Port Authority of Pennsylvania and New Jersey[11]
  • Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission[12]
  • Cape May County Bridge Commission[13]
  • Burlington County Bridge Commission[14]
  • Dingmans Choice and Delaware Bridge Company[15]
  • Ole Hansen & Sons[16]
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey[17]

Calculate tolls for New Jersey and other states in the US

Calculate routes, tolls and fuel costs for your travel by car, truck, taxi, bus, caravans (with or without a trailer) in New Jersey and other states of the US using TollGuru Trip Calculator. It also shows the cheapest, fastest and other optimal routes to your destination along with toll plaza(s) location en route, payment methods and more.

Rideshare, OEM, TMS, fleet companies and other transport businesses can leverage toll intelligence by integrating with the TollGuru Toll API for pre-trip calculation and post-trip reconciliation.

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