Kentucky RiverLink Information

RiverLink Accounts, Agencies, Roads and Compatibility




Kentucky And RiverLink In Brief

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RiverLinkThe toll pass issued by the commonwealth of Kentucky is RiverLink. Drivers using the RiverLink can drive in RiverLink toll lanes and use all-electronic toll roads. Additionally, drivers with a toll pass compatible with the RiverLink can use their pass on toll roads in the commonwealth of Kentucky.

For help installing a toll pass, see our Install Toll Pass section for complete mounting instructions.

To calculate a toll for a road or a trip, see our toll calculator page.

Agencies Issuing Passes In Kentucky

Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project

What Roads In Kentucky Take RiverLink?

The RiverLink and compatible passes can be used on the following roads in the commonwealth of Kentucky:

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Some states may issue discounts for using a toll pass, but not all. In states or on roads where there is a discount, the discount may be limited to those with an account with that state's toll pass system, i.e.: commonwealth of Kentucky.

To learn what discounts may apply to you, simply use our toll calculators. Applicable discounts, and the terms that apply, are shown for each roadway.

Please see the sections below for an easy-to-understand reference to toll pass interoperability. You may download these reference materials as well.

See our Install Toll Pass section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.




Order The Kentucky RiverLink

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How Do I Get A Pass For Kentucky?

If you want to order a Kentucky RiverLink, the options below will guide you to the proper agencies in Kentucky.

When you order a pass, you will be required to set up a toll pass account with the state or regional agency that issues the transponder or sticker.

After you get your pass, you will need to associate the transponder number with the vehicle you are using.

Often, families will have more than one vehicle and, consequently, more than one pass on their account. Most agencies permit more than one transponder to be assigned to an account, but only one vehicle may be assigned to a transponder ID at any given time.

Order A New Kentucky RiverLink

Available Passes In Kentucky By Agency

Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project
RiverLink  — New Accounts ▷


Manage An Existing Account

Available Accounts By Agency

Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project
RiverLink  — Account Login ▷

Kentucky RiverLink

Account Information For The Kentucky RiverLink

If you wish to order the RiverLink issued by Kentucky, the commonwealth offers the following types of accounts:

RiverLink Personal Account

Kentucky offers drivers personal accounts for individuals and families. You may have as many as four RiverLink stickers or RiverLink transponders, or any combination up to four units, on a single account.

  • Up to four stickers or transponders per account
  • Must fund account with $20 minimum in prepaid tolls
  • May be funded with credit card or bank account


RiverLink Commercial Account

Kentucky offers business owners and truckers a commercial RiverLink account option. This is particularly useful for fleets.

  • For commercial business or accounts with more than four transponders
  • No limit on number of vehicles on account
  • Must fund each transponder/vehicle with a minimum $20 prepaid tolls
  • May be funded with credit card or bank account



RiverLink Sticker, For Local Use Only

Kentucky offers drivers the option of getting a free RiverLink transponder for use on the local toll bridges connecting Louiville and the Southern Indiana metro area. While the toll pass transponder is free, you must still set up an account and fund toll charges to pay the costs of using the Ohio River Bridges.

It is important to note, the RiverLink sticker can not be moved from car to car. Once affixed to the windshield, it can not be removed without being destroyed.

  • Free transponder stickers
  • May be used on the Louisville toll bridges
  • Can NOT be used on toll roads outside the Louisville/Southern Indiana Metro


RiverLink Transponder, With E-ZPass Compatibility

Kentucky offers travelers a RiverLink transponder that is compatibile across the E-ZPass system. The E-ZPass-compatible RiverLink transponder unit costs $15 each, and you must still fund your account with pre-paid tolls before you can use your new RiverLink.

The RiverLink transponder, unlike the local-use sticker, can be moved from vehicle to vehicle, as you desire, as long as each vehicle is registered with RiverLink, so that the transponder and your license plate will be matched properly.

  • $15 each unit
  • May be used on the Louisville toll bridges
  • Fully compatible with E-ZPass across multiple states, including Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and more.


NOTICE! These are links to the official toll agencies representing or issuing the passes listed. is not affliated with any government agency.

See our Install Toll Pass section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.



Where To Use RiverLink


Using RiverLink Outside Kentucky

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What States Accept RiverLink?

Other states that accept the RiverLink are shown here. Only the locations we can verify that accept the RiverLink will be shown here.

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While there are states where the RiverLink is accepted in some areas, unless the RiverLink is accepted statewide, it will not be listed above.

To make certain your toll pass is compatible with other states' tolling systems, see the reference sections below for additional detail and maps.




RiverLink And Compatible passes / Networks

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Will My Pass Work In Kentucky?

The following transponders are accepted on the toll roads in Kentucky. Any toll pass/transponder with a logo matching those shown below will be compatible with the RiverLink network in Kentucky.

Be aware that discounts given for using a toll pass or transponder may be restricted or otherwise limited to passes issued by Kentucky.

  • e-zpass
  • i-pass
  • riverlink
  • quick pass
  • epass-xtra
  • uni
  • sunpass pro

Compatible passes issued by states other than Kentucky may not qualify for discount tolls, but the transponder will work on toll roads within the commonwealth of Kentucky.

Which Passes Will Not Work In Kentucky?

Crucially, if you have a toll pass or transponder that is used with one of the following networks, your pass will not work in Kentucky.

  • epass
  • expresstoll
  • eztag
  • fastrak
  • go pass
  • good to go
  • k-tag
  • leeway
  • macpass
  • palmetto pass
  • peach pass
  • pikepass
  • sunpass
  • toll tag
  • tolltag
  • trip tag
  • txtag

Regional pass compatibility has become quite common, particularly across the New England states to the Midwest and through the Mid-Atlantic. Additionally, two other large, regional networks dominate the Southern Plains and the Deep South.



Toll Pass Networks

Basics For All Networks

Most states' and many regions' toll agencies have their version of an electronic toll sticker or transponder that may be used to pay your tolls without having to use cash. In most jurisdictions, the use of an electronic transponder will result in lower toll costs, as many agencies discount the toll rates for toll pass users. The discounts can be substantial for regular haulers and commuters, who may need to use a specific road or group of roads on a consistent basis.

E-ZPass States

The E-ZPass system is the largest interoperable toll collection and payment system in the United States.

States connected to the E-ZPass system include Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia.

Additionally, as of May 28, 2021, all of Florida's toll roads are compatible with E-ZPass.

E-ZPass compatibility map

SunPass States

The SunPass is used primarily on state and local toll roads in Florida. SunPass unveiled the Sunpass Pro in 2021, which is compatible with all E-ZPass roads. E-ZPass transponders and stickers are now compatible on Florida toll roads.

It is important to note that Sunpass stickers and transponders issued before May 28, 2021 are only compatible with Georgia and North Caroilna toll roads; the LeeWay, issued in the Fort Myers area, is also only compatible with the old SunPass network system, not the new one.

The accompanying graphics show where each version of SunPass is compatible, and it displays the passes that are compatible with the network of states shown.

SunPass Pro: Compatible With E-ZPass

SunPass Pro compatibility map

Regular SunPass: NOT Compatible With E-ZPass

SunPass compatibility map



TxTag & The Southern Plains

TxTag is the statewide pass used across the state of Texas. There are two other major regional systems in Texas: the TollPass from the Dallas-Fort Worth area and the TollTag from the Houston area. Both systems are compatible across the state of Texas.

Additionally, all passes from Texas may be used in Oklahoma and Kansas, and vice versa. The Kansas K-Tag and the Oklahoma PikePass are also compatible across this tri-state region of the Southern Plains.

TxTag compatibility map


FasTrak is California's statewide electronic toll system. It is not compatible with systems outside California.

Other Passes

There are other toll systems in states that operate toll roads, tunnels and/or bridges. These include Colorado's ExpressToll and Go Pass!, the Good To Go pass in Washington State, as well as various bridge passes and cards that are used at international crossings between the United States and Canada.

We are preparing to publish an updated toll pass compendium for 2021. However, you may view and download a our old combo file containing all three of the major networks. This file was created by in 2017 and last updated in 2018.


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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