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. Observe roadside signs for the alternative route provided.