India’s expressways have simplified the way people travel through their vast network. Whether you travel for a few km to another city or go through long routes of thousands of km, expressways are making life much easier for people. These modern roads connecting major cities are reducing travel time considerably and also contributing to economic growth, trade and tourism.

Now you will also have to pay tax to go on these expressways connecting major cities and regions, so today through this article we are going to tell you about those expressways, whose cost you might not be aware of. Tell me, some of these expressways have just been built while some are years old. (All photos credit:

Mumbai Pune Expressway – 

Mumbai Pune Expressway - Mumbai Pune Expressway

The Mumbai – Pune Expressway was India’s first six-lane concrete, high-speed and tolled expressway. Let us tell you, after the construction, there is a lot of travel time between Mumbai and Pune. Not only this, this expressway is also known for the beautiful views of the Western Ghats.
Toll prices:
Cars: Rs 320
Mini buses: 495
Heavy-axle vehicles: 685
Buses: 940
Large trucks: 1,630-2,165

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway – 

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway - Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is a 1,250 km long access-controlled expressway, through this expressway you can easily reach the national capital Delhi to Mumbai. This ambitious project will boost connectivity and trade between the two major cities.
Toll Rates:
Light Vehicles (Cars): 500
Commercial Vehicles: 805
Heavy Vehicles (Buses & Trucks): 1680

Yamuna Expressway – 

Yamuna Expressway - Yamuna Expressway

Yamuna Expressway is a 165 km long expressway, which connects Greater Noida to Agra. It is one of the longest six-lane expressways in India and has significantly reduced the travel time between the two cities. There are many toll plazas on the expressway.
Toll Rates:
Small Cars/Vans: 437
Light Commercial Vehicles: 648
Trailers: 2,729

Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway – 

Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway - Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway

The Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway, also known as National Expressway 1 (NE1), serves as a major highway in the Indian state of Gujarat. It connects the two major cities of the state, Ahmedabad and Vadodara. The expressway also serves as an important transport link, enhancing connectivity and reducing travel time between these two urban centres.
Toll Rates:
Ahmedabad to Vadodara: 125
Nadiad to Vadodara: 75
Nadiad to Ahmedabad: 55
Ahmedabad to Anand: 75
Anand to Vadodara: 55

Purvanchal Expressway – 

Purvanchal Expressway - Purvanchal Expressway

The Purvanchal Expressway is a 343 km long expressway that aims to connect Lucknow with Ghazipur in eastern Uttar Pradesh. It is designed to promote regional connectivity, trade and development. The expressway is known for its modern design and great travel experience.
Toll rates:
Cars, jeeps, vans and other light vehicles: 675
Light commercial vehicles Minibuses: 1,065
Buses Trucks: 2,145
Multi-axle vehicles (MAVs) (3 to 6 axles) Heavy construction machinery Geo-moving equipment: 3,285
Vehicles with 7 or more axles: 4,185

Mumbai Nagpur Expressway – 

Mumbai Nagpur Expressway - Mumbai Nagpur Expressway

The Mumbai Nagpur Expressway, also known as Samridhi Mahamarg, is a 701 km long expressway that connects Mumbai to Nagpur in Maharashtra. It has been designed to promote development, improve transport and connectivity along the route.
Toll rates:
Cars, jeeps: 1,212
Light goods vehicles, minibuses: 1,955
Buses, trucks: 4,100
Three axle vehicles – 3 axle trucks: 4,472
Heavy construction machinery: 6,435
Large vehicles: 7,830

Agra-Lucknow Expressway – 

Agra-Lucknow Expressway - Agra-Lucknow Expressway

Agra-Lucknow Expressway is a 302 km long expressway, which connects Agra to Lucknow. This has reduced the travel time between the two cities and increased connectivity in Uttar Pradesh. There are various facilities along the length of the expressway.
Toll Rates:
Light Motor Vehicles: 655
Light Commercial Vehicles: 10,35
Bus/Truck: 2,075
Heavy Construction Machinery: 3,170
Large Vehicles: 4,070