How much is the toll for the Ile de Ré bridge

How much is the toll for the Ile de Ré bridge


Toll rates for the Ile de Ré Bridge

A next planned stay at the Hotel-Restaurant du Grand Large ?

Remember to inform yourself about the toll rates of the Pont de l'Île de Ré upstream in order to circulate easily.

From 1988, date of inauguration of the bridge, it is now easy to get to re island.

almost long 3 km and high about 42 meters, the latter allows a smoother flow than before to connect the continent. It is moreover the 2rd longest bridge in France, behind that of Saint Nazaire.

Indeed, before the bridge, the crossing from the continent to the Island was done by boat. It was often necessary to wait hours before being able to arrive on the Island by the density of the flows wishing to go there. find all his story by clicking here.

The toll was put in place when the bridge was inaugurated to regulate vehicle traffic.

A environmental tax has therefore been set up at the entrance to the bridge, allowing a contribution to the protection of the natural spaces of re island called “CAPE RE” spread over the 10 municipalities, as well as the maintenance of the bridge and the development of public transport, financed by the county council.

Preferential rates are applied for employees, and free admission is applied for island residents. It is also possible to take out annual subscriptions.

There are various prices in depending on the vehicle category wishing to cross the Île de Ré bridge, divided into "class 1" and "class 2".

Note that of June 20 to September 11 approximately, the fare for the bridge is increasing because we are entering the period of "high season", where the influx of visitors and passages are considerably increased. In Winter, the rate for a classic car is 8.00 euros the entrance to the Ile de Ré and passes Summer à 16.00 euros.

Pedestrian and bicycle access is free with a pedestrian side of the bridge and the other with a cycle path.

Consult the prices directly on the Ile de Ré bridge website. The department of Charente Maritime also makes available an Internet site on which you can find various useful information concerning the work in progress ou how subscriptions work from the bridge.

Do not hesitate to read the real time traffic on the bridge thanks to the webcams present on the Ile de Ré in order to anticipate your movements according to timetables and road traffic.

For quick access to the Hotel-Restaurant du Grand Large, inquire before your stay! 🙂