Here you will find the answer to the most common questions about congestion charge and environmental differentiation.
Time differentiation rates means that it will cost more to cross the toll point in Oslo during rush-hour. This is known as rush-hour fee.
Environmental differentiation rates means that those who pollute the most also pay the most at the toll point. In rate group 1, the set rates are divided into el-car, gasoline/hybrid and diesel. In rate group 2, the set rates are divided into Euro VI-standard, Euro V or older.
If you are unsure about your vehicles environment class, you can check this by finding your vehicle in Vehicle-information on Statens vegvesen webpage.
Time and environmental differentiation rates will be introduced at the toll point in Oslo on October 1. 2017.
How much will it cost to cross the toll point once the congestion charge and environmental differentiation has been introduced?
Rate group 1
The rate group consists of vehicles with an allowed total weight of 3500 kg and category M1 vehicles with a valid agreement.
Rates in Oslo from October 1. 2017 Toll points in Oslo Gasoline / rechargeable hybrid Diesel El- and hydrogen Crossing without rush 44 kr 49 kr 0 kr Crossing in rush 54 kr 59 kr 0 kr
Rate group 2
The rate group consists of vehicles with an allowed total weight of 3501 kg and up, with the exeption of category M1 cars with a valid agreement.
Rates in Oslo from October 1. 2017 Toll points in Oslo Euro VI Euro V and older El- og hydrogen Crossing without rush 102 kr 163 kr 0 kr Crossing in rush 132 kr 193 kr 0 kr Rates in Bærum from October 1. 2017 Rate group 1 and 2 Toll points in Bærum Rate group 1 Rate group 2 El- and hydrogen Round the clock 18 kr 54 kr 0 kr
You get a 10 % disount with an AutoPASS-Tag.
October 1. 2017.
From October 1. 2017 crossing in rush will be registered in the timeframe between 06.30 - 09.00 and 15.00 - 17.00. Rush will not be registered on weekend days (Saturday and Sunday), official holydays and in July. Additionally, Christmas eve, New Year’s Eve and the Wednesday before Easter are exempt from rush.
Electric cars will still drive free of charge in the toll stations in Oslo and Bærum with a valid AutoPASS-agreement.
For foreign vehicles, the emissions standards must be registered by the owner or user of the vehicle in order to drive free of charge in the toll stations in Oslo and Bærum.
Oslo and Akershus have ambitious goals regarding the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality. The introduction of congestion charge and environmental differentiation rates will contribute to achieving these goals by controlling traffic and financing projects that support the goals.
Congestion charge and environmental differentiation is introduced because of the Oslo-package 3 agreement that was negotiated in the spring of 2016 between the parties Oslo commune, Akershus provenance commune, Jernbaneverket and Statens vegvesen. The agreement has also been decided by the Parliament in June 2017. The Parliament also decided the Additional-agreement of June 13. 2017, which specifies the changes in the toll rate system in three steps towards 2020.
No, not at this time. Time and environmental differentiation is only introduced to the toll point in Oslo.
With a Tag, you get a 10 % discount. Additionally, you will only be charged for one crossing per hour and a maximum of 60 crossings per calendar month for each of the toll points in Oslo and Bærum.
The technical equipment on the toll points has continual time synchronizing against atomic clock. This ensures that registering of crossing time and updating of rate signs are accurate.