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San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge links the cities of Oakland and San Francisco and crosses the San Francisco Bay along I-80. Drivers pay tolls in the westbound direction at the eastern side of the bridge.

Cost

  • $7 Monday through Friday during peak commute hours (5:00 am to 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm)
  • $5 Monday through Friday during non-peak hours
  • $6 Saturday through Sunday, all day

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Above costs are for 2-axle vehicles. Find tolls for vehicles with additional axles in the table below.

Cost table for San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
No. of Axles Toll Rate (all hours)
3 $16
4 $21
5 $26
6 $31
7+ $36

View the complete Bay Area Toll Authority Toll Schedule (opens in a new window) .

Ways to Pay

You can use a FasTrak toll tag to pay tolls electronically on this bridge in any lane. You can pay with cash at staffed "CASH" tollbooths.

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Carpool Lanes

Qualified carpool vehicles that use the designated carpool lane will pay a reduced-price toll of $3 during carpool hours, 5:00 am to 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The following vehicles qualify to use the carpool lane:

  • 2-axle vehicle, without a trailer, carrying 3 or more people
  • Clean air vehicle (CAV) with red or purple DMV-issued decal
  • 2-axle, 2-seater vehicle carrying 2 people
  • Motorcycles

All carpool and other eligible vehicles must use designated carpool lanes and a FasTrak toll tag to receive discounted tolls.

Commute Bus or Vanpools

A commute bus or vanpool vehicle may cross toll free at any time in designated lane(s), in accordance with operational procedures. When passing through staffed lanes, vehicles will be charged an axle-based toll unless the driver presents a toll free commute bus ticket or uses a non-revenue FasTrak toll tag. Find more details on the Toll Schedule (opens in a new window) .

Multibridge Discount

If you travel over more than one state-owned bridge per day during peak commute hours using a FasTrak toll tag, you will receive a $0.50 discount off your second toll ($0.25 for carpools).

Only 2-axle vehicles are eligible.

You must use the same toll tag or same vehicle license plate for both tolls.

You can receive a maximum of 2 discounts per calendar day, per toll tag or vehicle.

Peak commute hours are defined as 5:00 am to 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday. State-owned bridges include Antioch, Benicia-Martinez, Carquinez, Dumbarton, Richmond-San Rafael, San Francisco-Oakland Bay and San Mateo-Hayward. The Golden Gate Bridge is excluded from this discount.