Itchen Bridge charges and peak times

Charges and peak times

  • Peak times are Monday to Friday 7-9:30am and 4-6:30pm
  • All other times are off peak, including weekends and bank holidays
  • There is no charge on Christmas Day
  • Charges are calculated by vehicle height at the front axle in meters
  • We are unable to offer change
  • Cash payment accepted - acceptable coins 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2
  • Owners of fully electric vehicles can cross the Itchen Bridge free of charge* with a SmartCities card by applying for an Electric Vehicle concession
  • Non-residents in cars, small vans and small 4x4s will pay a higher toll than residents using a SmartCities card

Class 1 – motorcycles and three-wheeled vehicles

There is no charge for these vehicles

Class 2 – cars, small vans and small 4x4s

  • Height at first axle up to 1.33m
  • Toll due 80p (peak), 70p (off peak)
  • Residents Concessionary toll 40p (peak), 30p (off peak)

Class 3 – large vans (e.g. transit) and large 4x4s

  • Height at first axle between 1.33m to 2.39m
  • Toll due: £1.40
  • Business Concessionary toll 60p
  • Southampton registered taxi concession 60p

Class 4 – HGVs

  • Height at first axle more than 2.39m
  • Toll due £25.00
  • Business Concessionary toll £2.00

Please note: Towed extras such as trailers and caravans are considered part of your vehicle. Provided you have the proper towing equipment, you will only be charged once for crossing the bridge.

If you experience any issues, please use the help button on the payment machine at the bridge.