Updated July 1, 2019

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Rates, Carpools, DMV Clean Air Decals

Golden Gate Bridge tolls are collected in only one direction, heading southbound into San Francisco. Click here for Vehicle Restrictions.

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Rates  |  Carpool Toll Rate, Eligibility, Hours, Dedicated Toll Lane  |  DMV Clean Air Vehicle Decals


Golden Gate Bridge Toll Rates

Number of Axles

(see chart)

License Plate Account &
One-Time Payment
2 Axles/
3 Axles
4 Axles
5 Axles
6 Axles
7 Axles or More
(more info and eligibility below)

Carpool Policies at the Golden Gate Bridge

Carpool Toll Rate: The carpool toll rate is only available to eligible vehicles with a FasTrak Account displaying a properly mounted toll tag.

Dedicated Carpool Toll Lane is Toll Lane #2 on west (right) side of Toll Plaza: During designated carpool hours, eligible carpool vehicles must use the dedicated carpool toll lane established as toll lane #2 and be sure to always have the FasTrak toll tag mounted properly.

Dedicated Carpool Hours: 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., weekdays except seven observed holidays – New Year's Day (January 1), Presidents' Day (third Monday in February), Memorial Day (last Monday in May), Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day (first Monday in September), Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November), and Christmas Day (December 25).

Carpool Eligibility: During designated hours only, vehicles eligible to pay the carpool toll rate on the Golden Gate Bridge include:

  1. 2-axle vehicles with three or more persons;
  2. Motorcycles, as defined and designated by CA DMV, including three-wheeled motorcycles; and
  3. Buses.

Open a FasTrak Account online now

FasTrak Flex: Valid FasTrak Flex tags work the same as standard FasTrak toll tags on the Golden Gate Bridge. To receive the carpool discount, you must use our dedicated toll lane #2 during carpool hours. You do not have to set your tag position to declare your toll status. Tag position is not applicable on the Golden Gate Bridge.

Info for Vehicles with CA DMV Clean Air Vehicle (CAV) Decals

Vehicles bearing Clean Air Vehicle decals are NOT eligible for reduced tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge and may NOT use the dedicated carpool lane on the Golden Gate Bridge unless they meet the minimum passenger requirements for carpools and have a valid FasTrak toll tag.