Welcome to the Dublin Tunnel Website

Dublin Tunnel Information

Pay Toll

Toll Information






Speed Enforcement

Average speed cameras now live in Dublin Tunnel. The average speed camera enforcement system monitors a driver’s average speed ...


Exemption Scheme

The Disabled Toll Exemption Scheme (DTES) permits a disabled driver or passenger travelling in a specially adapted vehicle to travel through Dublin Tunnel toll free.


Information for Hauliers

Dublin Tunnel is a dedicated route for trucks and buses over 25 seats. It links Dublin Port to the M50 and the National Roads Network.
Welcome to the Dublin Tunnel Site
Dublin Tunnel opened to traffic on December 20th, 2006. It is a twin bore tunnel of 4.5km in length with a height clearance of 4.65m. It is part of the M50 motorway and completes the northern part of the C-Ring around Dublin city. It is a dedicated route for Heavy Goods Vehicles between the Port, located in the heart of the city and the greater road network via the Coolock Lane Interchange (M50).
Dublin port tunnel northbore entrance
dublin tunnel entrance lighting
Frequently asked questions

How much is the toll through Dublin Tunnel?

Peak Time Toll €10​

  • Southbound - towards the Dublin city

Monday to Friday 06:00 — 10:00

  • Northbound - towards Dublin Airport

Monday to Friday 16:00 — 19:00

​Off-peak Time €3

  • Monday to Friday - all times outside peak time
  • Weekends - all day
  • Public Holidays - all day

How can I pay my toll at Dublin Tunnel?

Payment Accepted

Manned Lanes

  • cash (Euro or GBP at 1:1 exchange)
  • Visa or MasterCard

​Unmanned Lanes

  • Coin Machine
  • eToll

How do I know if I am Exempt from tolls through Dublin Tunnel

How do I know if I am Exempt from tolls through Dublin Tunnel

Toll Free ​

  • Commercial vehicles over 3500 kg
  • Buses with 25 or more seats
  • Disability Toll Exemption Scheme
Maintenance Closures

Wed 13th January 22:00 – 05:00 Southbound Only

Mon 18th January 2021, 22:00 – 05:00 Northbore Only

Tue 19th January 2021, 22:00 – 05:00 Northbore Only

Wed 20th January 2021, 22:00 - 05:00 Southbore Only

Thu 21st January 2021, 22:00 - 05:00 Full Tunnel Closure