How to Pay Tolls

The various types of toll lanes on the Dulles Toll Road and the types of payments accepted at each.

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Various payment options are available when you arrive at a toll plaza on the Dulles Toll Road. The following describes each lane type and forms of payment accepted in each lane:

E-ZPass Only:  To use these lanes you must have an E-ZPass or E-ZPass Flex transponder. 


Exact Change:  The machines will ONLY accept coins. Acceptable coins include quarters and one dollar coins. E-ZPass and E-ZPass Flex transponders are also accepted. 


Full Service:  The Main Plaza is staffed 24/7. The Ramp Plazas are staffed from 5:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. Outside the staffed hours on the Ramp Plazas, you must have coins only or an E-ZPass/E-ZPass Flex transponder.


The following forms of payment are not accepted: bills over $20, $.50/half-dollar coins, checks, money orders, travelers checks, credit cards and foreign currency.

Key to signal lights within each toll collection lane:

  • GREEN = Toll Paid/E-ZPass Paid 
  • YELLOW = Low Balance=

For complete information about E-ZPass or to manage your account, visit https://www.ezpassva.com//