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Motorway prices: here is the increase as of February 1, 2024

Toll prices will increase again in 2024. This price increase, effective from from February 1, should be around 3%. Vinci Autoroutes announced on January 25 the increase that the companyé will apply à its toll barriers.

More bad news for motorists, motorway prices will increase again in 2024. The increase will be effective on February 1, 2024. In November 2023, Clément Beaune, then Minister of ;delegateé in Transport, had already announced color with an increase expected below 3%, far from the 4.75% on average applied on February 1, 2023.

Since then, the motorway companies have not announced any changes. individually the increases which will soon be applied. Vinci Autoroutes opened the way on January 25, 2024 through a press release. "On February 1, the price of motorway tolls will increase by 2.7% on average on the Vinci Autoroutes network, an increase of one point less than “reference inflation, and which will be the lowest in the sector”, assures the company. Other motorway concession companies have not yet revealed their plans. in detail the prices applied. These must actually be approved by the public authorities before being published in the Official Journal.

What increase in toll rates in 2024 ?

The increase "of less than 3%" announced by Clément Beaune is an average calculated on the pricing of the different motorway companies. According to a survey carried out by our colleagues at Capital, here are the details of the expected increases in the different concessions on February 1, 2024:  

  • VINCI (ASF, Cofiroute and Escota): + 2.7% (confirmed by Vinci Autoroutes on January 25, 2024)
  • SANEF: + 2.79%
  • APRR: + 3.02%
  • AREA: + 3.04%
  • SAPN: + 3.08%
  • ATMB (Mont-Blanc Tunnel): + 3.23%
  • SFTFR (Fréjus Tunnel): + 3.87%

Detailed rates for each portion of motorways must be published by the transport companies ;#39;motorways on their websites and be easily accessible to motorists. Prices change on February 1st each year.

There are 5 classes of vehicles, each with its own pricing. Be careful especially if you are traveling with a caravan or motorhome… Here are the details.

  • Class 1: Light vehicles
    Light vehicles are those with a total height less than or equal to 2 meters and a GVWR (total authorized weight) less than or equal to 3.5 tons. Sedans, station wagons, convertibles, minivans, 4x4s and small utility vehicles are part of this.
  • Class 2: Intermediate vehicles
    Intermediate vehicles are those with a total height greater than 2 meters and less than 3 meters and a GVWR less than or equal to 3.5 tons. Class 1 vehicles towing a caravan, motorhomes, large utility vehicles and pick-ups with habitable cells fall into this category.
  • Class 3: Heavy goods vehicles, coaches and other heavy-duty vehicles 2 axles
    These vehicles have a total height greater than or equal to 3 meters or a GVWR greater than 3.5 tonnes: heavy goods vehicles, coaches and certain motorhomes…
  • Class 4: Heavy goods vehicles, coaches and other heavy-duty vehicles 3 axles and more
    These vehicles have a total height greater than or equal to three meters or a GVW greater than 3.5 tons. Heavy goods vehicles à 3 axles and more, coaches & 3 axles and more…
  • Class 5: Motorcycles, sidecars, quadricycles…

What to do in case of pricing error ?

Most tolls are equipped with machines that detect the height of the vehicle and apply pricing accordingly. function. However, detection errors may occur when the vehicle is transporting bulky objects on a roof rack or roof box. If you realize the error when paying, you can contact an employee to help. thanks to à the intercom located at the payment terminal. Later, it is always possible to contact the company. highway manager by mail or via its website.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116