By Thomas Duff For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 06:05 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 06:05 BST, 1 April 2019
The most expensive fixed toll road in Australia will now cost drivers even more after yet another pay increase.
From Monday, the Eastern Distributor in Sydney will cost $7.61 per trip for cars and $15.22 for trucks - up from $7.46 and $14.62 late last year.
The fares were as little as $3.50 for cars and $7.50 for trucks back in 2001.
The 6km stretch of one-way road takes motorists under five minutes to drive through and is more expensive than crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge during peak traffic.
From Monday, the Eastern Distributor in Sydney will cost $7.61 per trip for cars and $15.22 for trucks. The 6km stretch of one-way road only takes motorists less than five minutes to drive through (stock image)
Hills M2 Motorway:
$7.45 (North Ryde)
Cross City Tunnel:
$5.74 (Main tunnel)
M5 South-West Motorway:
Sydney Harbour Bridge
$4.00 (Weekday from 6:30am - 9:30pm)
Source: Transport Roads & Maritime Services
NRMA Spokesperson, Peter Khoury, said the rising cost of toll roads could hit families hard.
'Toll fatigue is a big concern for people who use them frequently,' Mr