Published on April 18, 2022

What You Need to Know About Tolls in Austria

What You Need to Know About Tolls in Austria

In Austria, distance-based tolls are collected for all vehicles over 3.5 tonnes (trucks, buses and heavy goods vehicles) since 2004. 

The TOLL road network is managed by the state company ASFINAG (Autobahn- und Schnellstrassen-Finanzierung-AG). 

A vignette is required for vehicles under 3.5 tonnes.

Which are the toll roads in Austria? 

Austria’s TOLL road network includes all motorways, expressways and the following sections:

– A 9 Bossrucktunnel, Gleinalmtunnel

– A10 Tauernautobahn motorway, Katschbergtunnel

– A11 Karawankentunnel

– A3 Brennerautobahn motorway

– S16 Arlberg Motorway

Toll rates in Austria

You can check the current TOLL rates for Austria on the ASFINAG website 

TOLL in Austria are subject to VAT at the rate of 20%.

How the toll rate is determined?

TOLL in Austria are determined on the basis of the following criteria:

– Kilometers travelled on the TOLL road network.

– Number of axles on the vehicle at the time of the journey.

– Environmental vehicle category, EURO emission class: A (EURO VI), B (EURO EEV), C (EURO IV and V), D (EURO 0 to III) and E/H2 (Drive type E/H2 covers purely electric drives and hydrogen fuel cell drive).

– Time range during which the vehicle travels. There is a daytime tariff and a night tariff. Higher is the night tariff, which is between 22:00 and 5:00.

How toll taxes are paid in Austria

TOLLs for vehicles over 3.5 tonnes are paid by means of On-Board devices which are installed in the driver’s cab. They are also called On Board Units (OBUs).

The driver of a vehicle subject to TOLL must carry a Vehicle Declaration ( Vehicle Declaration / Farzeugdeklaration ) during the travel and make it available to the authorities on request.

The declaration is issued for the vehicle by the supplier of the On-Board Unit used to pay the TOLLs in Austria. You can
Request a B’Moov on-board unit for toll payment in Austria and 10 other European Countries by contacting our sales department below. 

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