Charges for using the Severn Bridges have reduced as a
result of the removal of VAT following responsibility for management switching
into public ownership.
following the move on Monday (8 January), drivers who use the Severn Bridges
have been reminded of changes to the TAG payment system.
Those who pay
by top-up with a Trip TAG through online banking will need to update their
payment details to Highways England’s account from 8 January 2018. Account
holders will still be able to pay through the website or phone.
by direct debit will not need to take any action - their accounts and balances
will be transferred automatically and their payments adjusted to reflect the
have been shared by letter with holders of TAGs - the prepayment system that
allows regular travellers to cross without stopping to pay manually.
for the Severn Bridges has passed to Highways England from Severn Crossing PLC.
on 8 January, the removal of VAT means that the new charges are as detailed
Vehicle Category Current daily toll charges Daily charges after 8 January 2018
(Cars and other vehicles up to 9 seats) £6.70 £5.60
(Goods vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes, small
buses) £13.40 £11.20
(Goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes, large
buses) £20.00 £16.70
1: £5.60, with the Season/Shared TAG at £98.56 (20% discount based on 22 trips
2: £11.20, with the Season/Shared TAG at £197.12 (20% discount based on 22
trips per month).
3: £16.70, with the Season/Shared TAG at £330.66 (10% discount based on 22
trips per month)