NorthConnex is a nine kilometre twin tunnel linking the M1 Pacific Motorway at Wahroonga to the Hills M2 Motorway at West Pennant Hills in Sydney’s north.

It is the missing link in the National Transport Network improving freight access, connectivity and reliability across Greater Sydney. NorthConnex has been designed to the highest safety standards and as a solution to bypass one of NSW’s most congested routes, Pennant Hills Road.

 
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NorthConnex is an electronically tolled road with no cash toll booths. Linkt accounts and passes can be used to pay for all your Australian toll road travel, including NorthConnex tolls.

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Common questions about NorthConnex

  • What is NorthConnex?

    What is NorthConnex?

    NorthConnex is a new nine kilometre tunnel that links the M1 Pacific Motorway at Wahroonga to the Hills M2 Motorway at West Pennant Hills, saving up to 15 minutes in travel time per trip.

  • How much is the toll?

    How much is the toll?

    The NorthConnex toll will be aligned with the Hills M2 Motorway at the time of opening. View the current toll pricing.

    Plan your trip and get toll ready.

  • How will the local community benefit from the project?

    How will the local community benefit from the project?

    NorthConnex will deliver significant benefits to local communities by easing congestion and removing up to 5000 trucks per day from Pennant Hills Road. This will help improve safety, benefit local air quality and reduce traffic noise.​

  • What are the benefits for motorists?

    What are the benefits for motorists?

    Motorists will be able to travel from Newcastle to Melbourne without a single set of traffic lights, reducing travel times for motorists and delivering state and national freight efficiencies. They will bypass 21 sets of traffic lights along Pennant Hills Road, and as alternative route to the city can bypass up to 40 sets on the Pacific Highway.

  • What happens if I break down in the tunnel?

    What happens if I break down in the tunnel?

    NorthConnex is monitored 24 hours a day, with incident response teams ready to help if anything goes wrong. If you break down or have an accident in the tunnel, please stay in your vehicle and wait for help to arrive.  Turn on your hazard lights and find the safest possible place to pull over, in an emergency stopping lane or break down bay if possible.

    To report an incident on the motorway, please call 13 33 31.