Australia's most expensive road will now cost you even more: The 6km road now ...

Australia's most expensive road will now cost you even more: The 6km trip that costs just $7.61 one-way and takes less than five minutes to pass through The Eastern Distributor, Sydney will now cost $7.61 for cars and $15.22 for trucks  The 6km road will cost more than Sydney Harbour Bridge at peak traffic  The price is part of a tri-monthly toll cost increase which affects all toll roads 

By Thomas Duff For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:05 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 06:05 BST, 1 April 2019

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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)

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)

WHAT ARE THE MOST EXPENSIVE TOLL ROADS IN SYDNEY? 

Easter Distributor:

 $7.61

Hills M2 Motorway:

$7.45 (North Ryde)

Cross City Tunnel:

$5.74 (Main tunnel)

M5 South-West Motorway:

$4.74

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

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