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Queens Midtown Tunnel Tolls

Including Payment Types And E-ZPass Information

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Tolls On the Queens Midtown Tunnel

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How much does it cost to take the Queens Midtown Tunnel?

Traveling across the Queens Midtown Tunnel, these tolls currently apply for the following vehicle classes:

▹ Toll as of August 6, 2023.

Motorcycles

NY E-ZPass $3.02

Non-NY E-ZPass/AET $4.71

Cars, Pick-ups, SUVs (under 7K LBS.) w/ 2-axles

NY E-ZPass $6.94

Non-NY E-ZPass/AET $11.19

Trucks, motor homes, RVs (over 7K LBS.) w/ 2-axles

NY E-ZPass $12.55

Non-NY E-ZPass/AET $22.39

Trucks, motor homes, RVs (over 7K LBS.) w/ 3-axles

NY E-ZPass $20.56

Non-NY E-ZPass/AET $36.86

Trucks, motor homes, RVs (over 7K LBS.) w/ 4-axles

NY E-ZPass $26.29

Non-NY E-ZPass/AET $46.08

Trucks, motor homes, RVs (over 7K LBS.) w/ 5-axles

NY E-ZPass $34.27

Non-NY E-ZPass/AET $60.56

Buses w/ 2-axles

NY E-ZPass $5.97

Non-NY E-ZPass/AET $12.08

Buses w/ 3-axles

NY E-ZPass $5.97

Non-NY E-ZPass/AET $12.08

Tolls on the Queens Midtown Tunnel are charged in both directions.

NOTICE: Every effort is made to provide you the official current, accurate tolls for the roadway you are traveling.

Paying This Toll

Who collects toll payments on The Queens Midtown Tunnel?

MTA Bridges And Tunnels ▹

License plate tolls allowed on this road.

How You Can Pay Tolls

cash

pass

app

plate

card

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Compatible Transponders

These Can Be Used On The Queens Midtown Tunnel

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • E-zpass
  • E-zpass
  • epass xtra
  • i-pass
  • quick pass
  • riverlink
  • sunpass pro
  • uni

Calculate A Toll On The Queens Midtown Tunnel

 Toll Calculator 

Data source: new.mta.info

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Queens Midtown Tunnel Basic Facts

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Distance, Direction & Destinations

The following is a synopsis of the Queens Midtown Tunnel

  • ► Approximate Total Distance: 1.3 miles/2.1 kilometers
  • ► Travel Direction: Westbound and Eastbound
  • ► Starting exit and mile marker: Manhattan / 2nd Avenue at MM 0.00, in Manhattan.
  • ► Ending exit and mile marker: Queens / L.I.E. at MM 1.30, in Queens.
  • ► Major Destinations:

    • ▷ Queens
    • ▷ Manhattan
    • ▷ New York City

▸ TOTAL DISTANCE MEASURES DRIVING DISTANCE BETWEEN STARTING AND ENDING EXITS FOR THIS ROADWAY

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Travel Times

  • 1 minute @ 55 m.p.h.
  • 1 minute @ 65 m.p.h.
  • 1 minute @ 75 m.p.h.

Obey all speed limits! Travel times are approximate and are based on ideal travel conditions. The times displayed here do not take into account any variations in speed, including time taken for rest stops, fuel stops, lodging, adverse traffic conditions or other delays.

Toll Reference

TOLL CLASSES IN GENERAL

The most important thing to remember when counting axles is that you count ALL axles with wheels touching the ground. If the wheel is on the ground, the axle to which it is connected is counted by the toll agency levying the charges.

The following vehicle types or classes apply for your travel on the Queens Midtown Tunnel. In many cases, the only defining factor for your vehicle class is the number of axles. A guide for all classes and payments for New York may be found on the toll payments page.

Remember, when counting axles, make certain to count all axles with wheels touching the ground. Be sure to include axles on any trailers your vehicle may be towing. That is the criteria for determining the total axles on your vehicle.

 ▹ RELATED: Toll Payments ▹ 

CLASSES ON THE QUEENS MIDTOWN TUNNEL

The Queens Midtown Tunnel uses the following class definitions for vehicles:

  • ▸ Motorcycles 
  • ▸ Cars, Pick-ups, SUVs (under 7K LBS.) 
  • ▸ Trucks, motor homes, RVs (over 7K LBS.) 
  • ▸ Buses 

Additionally, tolls on the Queens Midtown Tunnel are calculated based on the number of axles for your vehicle.

The Queens Midtown Tunnel has 6 axle designations.

When calculating a toll, the following options will be available in the calculator's drop-down menu:

  •  ▸ 2-axles 
  •  ▸ 3-axles 
  •  ▸ 4-axles 
  •  ▸ 5-axles 
  •  ▸ 6-axles 
  •  ▸ 7-axles 

Counting Axles Guide

Guide to counting axles
▹ When counting axles, remember to count ALL axles with wheels touching the ground, including axles on any trailers you may be towing. This is the calculus tolling agencies will use to determine the number of axles on your vehicle.

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