Greater London has different schemes in place:
The Congestion Charge is £10.50 - £14/day and you have to pay an additional £10 for the Emissions Surcharge from 23. October 2017 in the Congestion Charge area.
Emissions Surcharge applies to Diesel and petrol vehicles that do not meet the Euro 4 emissions standard for NOx and PM.
The amount you pay for the Congestion Charge depends on the payment method you choose:
To pay the charge go to the Transport for London website: Paying the Congestion Charge.
Table for Emissions Surcharge cost:
* 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
The Congestion Charge affects all vehicles except:
The Emission Surcharge affects:
- all four wheeled motorised vehicles not meeting the emission standard:
- motorised tricycles and quadricycles:
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)
Please only buy from TfL Transoprt for London - the official site.
Details of how to pay
The T-Charge will use the same payment and operational systems as the Congestion Charge. From 23 October 2017 we will identify whether a vehicle is subject to the T-Charge and the driver will pay for both the Congestion Charge and the T-Charge (if applicable) in the same transaction.
Existing Congestion Charge Autopay customers will be automatically charged from 23 October 2017.
Pay the charge before entry, or latest midnight, 24:00 the day your vehicle enters the zone.
Monday to Friday from 07:00 - 18:00.
Excludes Bank Holidays and the period between Christmas Day and New Year's Day inclusive.
Camera through an Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system
£130 (~165€), discounted amount if paid within 14 days: £65.
If you don’t pay within 28 days the charge goes up to £195 (~248€).
Central London congestion charge, CCS, London congestion charge
Emissions Surcharge, T-Charge, toxicity-charge