Greater London has five different schemes in place:
From 23. October 2017 there will be an additional scheme: Emissions Surcharge.
Dates and details
A new, additional cost: the Emissions Surcharge will be active from 23. October 2017 in the Congestion Charge area. Diesel and petrol vehicles that do not meet the Euro 4 emissions standard for NOx and PM will be charged an additional £10.
07:00 - 18:00, Monday to Friday.
All vehicles except:
All four wheeled motorised vehicles not meeting the emission standard:
Motorised tricycles and quadricycles:
Depending on the payment method you choose, you pay from £10.50 to £14 a day.
* under 1,205 tonnes unladen weight and 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight (GVW)
** vans over 1,205 tonnes unladen and under 3,5 tonnes GVW, and Minibuses (under 5 tonnes). Includes motorised caravans, motorised horse boxes, breakdown and recovery vehicles, private ambulances, motor hearses, dual purpose vehicles and other specialist types fitting the weight criteria
*** Vehicles with nine or more seats are eligible for a 100 per cent discount from the Congestion Charge
Options to travel into the city without a car.
Transport for London
Congestion Charging Zone and Emissions Surcharge Zone cover the same area
Orange area encircled by red dotted line: Central London congestion charging zone
Red dotted line: Congestion Charging zone boundary
Blue streets: main roads within charging zone
White streets: uncharged roads
For a more detailed map
For an interactive map (TfL's website)
To check the postcode (TfL's website)
Entering the charging zone:
Near or at the start of the zone, you'll see these signs, which also say when the zone operates.
Leaving the charging zone:
As you leave the congestion charging zone you'll see this sign showing the end of the zone.
Need to Register?
Unofficial websites are selling the Congestion Charge and can charge a premium on top of what you pay through our official online payment process. Please be aware of numerous websites and their misleading claims.
Please only buy from TfL Transoprt for London - the official site.
Details of how to pay