Toll in Germany: Toll charges on all federal roads from 1 July 2018

Toll in Germany: Toll charges on all federal roads from 1 July 2018


From 1 July 2018, the use of all federal roads in Germany will be subject to toll charges. In addition to 13,000 km of motorways, tolls will then also apply to 40,000 km of federal roads, raising the total toll network to approximately 53,000 km

The toll applies to vehicles from 7.5 t permitted total weight and the charge depends on the:

Driven number of kilometres Emission class Number of axles

There are three simple and flexible options for paying the toll: with an on-board unit, by Internet or using an App.

Traffic problems Gothenburg 16-17 nov 2017

On November 16-17, Heads of government gather from the 28 member states of EU in Gothenburg. Traffic to and from Gothenburg and surrounding areas will be affected.

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First Cargo Sweden AB

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