Pay the Dartford Crossing charge (Dart Charge)

1. Paying the charge

You must pay the Dartford Crossing charge by midnight the day after you cross.

You can get a fine if you’re late or don’t pay.

If you’ve already set up an account, sign in to manage your account or pay the charge.


You can also use this service to:

  • set up an account
  • pay or challenge a fine (known as a Penalty Charge Notice)
  • apply for a local resident discount if you live in Dartford or Thurrock
  • check which crossings you’ve paid for

Contact Dart Charge online if you need any help using the service.

Other ways to pay

You can:

Dart Charge contact centre
Telephone: 0300 300 0120
Textphone: 18001 0300 300 0120
Every day, 5am to midnight
Find out about call charges

Calling during Christmas and New Year

Date Phone lines
Sunday 24 December 2017 Open 9am to 7pm
Monday 25 December 2017 Closed
Tuesday 26 December 2017 Open 9am to 7pm
Wednesday 27 to Saturday 30 December 2017 Open 5am to midnight
Sunday 31 December 2017 Open 9am to 7pm
Monday 1 January 2018 Closed