I-77 WV Turnpike

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Payment options
  • Uproad
  • Cash
  • Transponder
Drivers without valid payment methods get mailed bills or violations and pay higher toll rates.
Toll pricing
  • Varies w/traffic volume
  • Consistent
  • Higher at peak hours
Rules of the (toll) road
  • Express toll lanes
  • High-occupancy toll lane

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PLEASE NOTE: Many toll roads have discontinued cash payments. If you must travel regularly, download the Uproad app, and by the next day, you'll pay tolls with your phone. Stay safe.

StateWest Virginia
Toll agencyWVPEDTA

WV Parkways Authority

Supported transpondersE-ZPass
Time ZoneEST

Eastern Standard Time (EST)

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Additional Information

PLEASE NOTE: Many toll roads have discontinued cash payments. If you must travel regularly, download the Uproad app, and by the next day, you'll pay tolls with your phone. Stay safe.

Avarage cost for the road I-77 WV Turnpike

Note: actual costs may vary based on the trip length.

Toll cost with cash 5.25 rate
Toll cost with transponder 4.83 rate

The Details

West Virginia Turnpike tolls

West Virginia Turnpike is one of the major toll roads in Virginia. It entirely carries Interstate 77. It serves the capital city of Virginia – Charleston – and the cities of Beckley, Princeton, and Parkersburg. West Virginia Turnpike is 187 miles (301 km) long. It spans between Bluefield in Virginia and Williamstown at the Ohio state line.

West Virginia Turnpike – overview

West Virginia Turnpike provides the most direct route south of the Great Lakes and regions of Canada. While driving, you have a chance to see the beautiful views from Flat Top Mountain, the Bluestone Gorge. The road was opened in 1954. It has 116 bridges and that means more than one every mile. It climbs from Charleston (600 feet) to Flat Top Mountain (3,400 feet). Historically, it was a two-lane road with curves and a tunnel. In 1987, the entire length of the West Virginia Turnpike was upgraded to interstate standards. There are three mainline toll plazas on the turnpike. They are located in Chelyan, Ghent, and Pax. Additionally, there is one side toll located on Route 19 at Exit 48 (the North Beckley Exit).

West Virginia Turnpike tolling system

Toll rates at West Virginia Turnpike are calculated based on the number of axles. The easiest way to calculate the toll is to use an online toll calculator. It will show you the fastest and cheapest route options to your destinations.

At West Virginia Turnpike, the following payment methods are acceptable:

  • E-ZPass. Personal and commercial E-ZPass users are entitled to use several discount plans. Besides E-ZPass, you can also use other tag transponders: WV E-ZPass (it offers lower rates than the E-ZPass tag) or NationalPass.

  • Cash

  • Uproad app. You can register your vehicle with the Uproad app, add a payment method, and once your vehicle is activated, you can drive on the West Virginia Turnpike.

Credit/debit cards are not accepted at the toll plazas. Also, bear in mind that there is no video tolling system such as the Pay-by-plate system at West Virginia Turnpike. In the table below, you will find toll rates for West Virginia Turnpike depending on the number of axles and payment method.

Vehicle type

WV E-ZPass

Non-WV E-ZPass

Cash / AET

Car, motorcycle, pickup, van (2 axles)




3 axles




Trucks (2 axles)




Trucks (3 axles)




Trucks (4 axles)




Trucks (5 axles)




What if you miss a toll on West Virginia Turnpike?

A toll violation occurs when you fail to pay the specified toll using a tag transponder or cash; or if you receive an unpaid toll slip from a collector and don’t pay within the following 15 days. In case a toll violation takes place, the registered owner of the vehicle receives a toll violation notice. A toll violation payment can be made by credit card, check, or money order payable to West Virginia Parkways Authority. If you have any questions regarding tolls in West Virginia, you can also contact the City of Parkersburg, Newel Bridge and Railway Company, and E-ZPass Group. To calculate tolls, routes, and fuel costs, use an online toll calculator.

Here on Uproad.com, you'll find the latest West Virginia Turnpike toll information. From West Virginia Turnpike toll prices to payment options, Uproad lets you know the rules of the road.

And, if you drive a lot and are looking for a new toll payment account without a transponder or toll tag, you've come to the right place! With an Uproad app account, you'll pay tolls as you go with your mobile phone.

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