The Lane Cove Tunnel runs for 3.6 km and forms part of Sydney’s orbital motorway network. Taking the tunnel allows you to avoid traffic congestion on Epping Road between Sydney’s northwest and the CBD.

When you use the Lane Cove Tunnel, you bypass 5 sets of traffic lights along Epping Road.

The Lane Cove Tunnel is electronically tolled with no cash tollbooths. To pay for your travel, open an e-TAG account or buy a pass.

Download the Lane Cove Tunnel map

Entries and exits

Eastbound Entry Exit
Hills M2, North Ryde Yes No
Epping Road, Lane Cove Yes No
Pacific Highway, Artarmon No Yes
Gore Hill Freeway, Artarmon No Yes

 

Westbound Entry Exit
Gore Hill Freeway, Artarmon Yes No
Pacific Highway, Artarmon Yes No
Epping Road, Lane Cove No Yes
Hills M2, North Ryde No Yes

Tunnel safety

The Lane Cove Tunnel clearance height is 4.4 m. Do not enter the tunnel if you are driving an over-height vehicle and observe roadside signs for the alternative route provided.

NSW Health advises that closing your windows and switching your vehicle ventilation to re-circulate will further reduce your exposure to vehicle emissions. These benefits can be achieved whether or not your air conditioning system is in use.