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.

NorthConnex is an electronically tolled Motorway with no cash tollbooths. Linkt tags and passes can be used to pay for all your Australian toll road travel, including NorthConnex tolls. To pay for your travel, open an account or buy a pass.

 
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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 nine kilometre electronically tolled twin 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?

    NorthConnex tolls are reviewed quarterly in line with the NorthConnex Project Deed. View the current toll pricing.

    Plan your trip and get toll ready.

  • I travelled on NorthConnex, how do I pay?

    I travelled on NorthConnex, how do I pay?

    If you've already travelled on NorthConnex you can pay for your travel by buying a pass or opening an account through our preferred retailer, Linkt. Find out about toll pricing.

    If you've used NorthConnex you can buy a Sydney pass or open a Linkt Tag or Tagless account after you've travelled, but there are time limits for doing so.

    For the Sydney pass, you have 3 days after your first trip to buy a pass.

    For a Tag or Tagless account, you have 7 days after your first trip to open an account.

    If you don't cover your travel in these time frames, a toll notice with payment instructions will be posted to the vehicle's registered owner.

  • What are the benefits for motorists?

    What are the benefits for motorists?

    Motorists can travel from Newcastle to Melbourne without a single set of traffic lights, reducing travel times and delivering state and national freight efficiencies. Bypass 21 sets of traffic lights along Pennant Hills Road, and as alternative route to the city 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.