Do electric cars need to pay Congestion charge?

Electric vehicles are exempt from paying London Congestion charge, however this will exclude Plug-in hybrids from October 2021.

See Fleet news ‘Plug-in hybrids will face London congestion charge from 2021

BMW is devising Plug-in hybrids to switch to Electric only mode when entering the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).

Dartford Crossing charge

There is no exemption for Electric vehicles in paying the Dart charge for the Essex to Kent Dartford crossing toll and, like all other road users, it is still free to use the crossing between 10pm and 6am. There are exemptions for those with a disability badge. Also reduced rates for local residents.

Paying the Dartford Crossing charge (Dart Charge) – Gov.UK

The Dart charge is not related to the London Congestion charge despite their proximity and both using the letter ‘C’ to indicate the boundary.

ecarclub information about charges for electric cars around London

Other charges / Tolls in the UK

There is no payment exemption for Electric cars on the M6Toll motorway.

Birmingham Clean Air Zone scheduled for June 2021