ULEZ November 2021 – Map, Charges and Penalties


The Ultra Low Emission Zone boundary lies between the A406 North Circular Road down to the West, the A1020 in the East and the A205 South Circular Road. 

Outside of these areas, regardless of your type of vehicle, you will not be subject to the daily ULEZ charge.

ULEZ Charges

Paying for the ULEZ charge is pretty simple, and you can pay up to 90 days ahead of your journey to avoid any penalties. 

How much is the ULEZ charge? 

The daily rate is £12.50 and can be paid up to 90 days in advance of the actual journey date. 

If you are driving a lorry, bus, or any other heavy vehicle, the charge is £100 per day

What happens if I don’t pay ULEZ? 

Unfortunately, for non-payment of the ULEZ charge, motorists are liable for penalty fees between £160 and £1000. 

There are discounts on these penalty charges if they are paid early. 

So how do I pay ULEZ charges? 

There are a number of ways you can pay. 

  • Online via the TFL website
  • Set up automatic payments (direct debit or card)
  • Use the TFL pay to drive in London app (on Android and iPhone)
  • By telephone: 0343 222 2222 (other numbers available on TFL website)

ULEZ Penalty Charges

The charging schedule is as follows: 

Cars, vans, motorcycles, motor tricycles and mopeds <3 tonnes: £160 (although reduced to £80 if paid early). 

Motor caravans and Ambulances 2.5-3.5 tonnes £160 (Again, reduced to £80 if paid early). 

Minibuses (with more than 8 passenger seats) >5 tonnes  £160 (reduced to £80 if paid early). 

Lorries, Goods vehicles, Motor caravans, Motorised horseboxes, Breakdown and recovery vehicles, Snow ploughs, Gritters, Dustbin vehicles, Road sweepers, Concrete mixers, Tippers,

Fire engines, Removals lorries & Other specialist vehicles over 3.5 tonnes £1000 (reduced to £500 for early payment). 

Buses & Coaches (with < 8 passenger seats) more than 5 tonnes £1000 (reduced to £500 for early payment). 

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