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How Much Is a SunPass?

SunPass is a word so common among motorists that it has become synonymous with toll roads. SunPass is a toll transponder issued by Florida’s Department of Transportation (under Florida’s Turnpike Digital Pay System).

To use SunPass, motorists and cyclists need to visit the official website or install the mobile application to sign up for a SunPass account. After signing up, they can purchase a SunPass transponder. SunPass comes in variants; SunPass Mini and SunPass Pro. 

How Much Is a SunPass?

How Much Does a SunPass Cost?

Both variants have different prices because what they offer to users differs. For example, the SunPass Mini costs a paltry sum of $4.99 (tax included), while the SunPass Pro costs $14.95 (tax included).

The price difference is because the SunPass Mini gives motorists coverage of toll roads and bridges within three states while SunPass Pro, on the other hand, offers motorists coverage in up to 19 states. 

How Much is a SunPass at Publix?

Publix is a very popular retail chain in the southeastern region of the U.S. It’s very common in states such as Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, etc.

Usually, you’ll expect that retailers will have a different price tag from what’s obtainable on the company’s official website. However, that isn’t the case here.

SunPass Mini at Publix costs $4.99 (tax inclusive) and SunPass Pro costs $14.95 (tax inclusive). Apparently, there’s no difference in price from what you get on the official website. 

You can simply Google Publix stores near you to purchase SunPass at a Publix store. Most of them are active from 7 am to 10 pm and are open every day of the week. 

How Much is a SunPass at CVS?

CVS is one of the several retail outlets selling SunPass. CVS is also pretty common in the states where SunPass is actively used to pay toll fees.

The price of a SunPass Mini and SunPass Pro at CVS is the same as the price of both transponders on the company’s official website.

Depending on the location, CVS stores have varying operating schedules. Some CVS stores are open daily from 8 am to 10 pm, and some are active from 7 am to 10 pm. However, in cities such as Orlando, certain CVS stores are open 24/7. 

You can research the operating schedule of the CVS store in your neighborhood. To locate the nearest CVS store, Google CVS stores near you

How Much is a SunPass at Amscot?

Amscot is an American financial service firm headquartered in Tampa, Florida. This is another outlet where you can purchase a SunPass. In addition, they sell items such as bus passes, stamps, envelopes, etc.

The cost of SunPass Mini and SunPass Pro at Amscot is the same as the prices on the company’s official website.

If you visit Amscot’s website, there’s even an affiliate link to SunPass’s official site where you can purchase your SunPass transponder directly from the company. 

Amscot has more than 200 branches across Florida. So if you reside in Florida, you can google for the Amscot branch near you, visit the nearest one and purchase your SunPass transponder.

Alternatively, you can visit their website, but on clicking “SunPass,” you’ll be redirected to the official site to complete your purchase. 

How Much is SunPass at Walgreens?

Walgreens is an American pharmaceutical retail chain. Aside from pharmaceutical and wellness products, they sell various other items, including SunPass transponders.

It’s headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. This is one of the states where the SunPass Pro transponder is used to pay toll fees. In addition, Walgreens has branches spread across the U.S, making it pretty easy for anyone to purchase SunPass. 

The cost of SunPass Mini and SunPass Pro at Walgreens is the same as the cost of these transponders on the official website.

The store’s operating schedule ranges based on location. Some stores are open from 6 am till 12 am every day. Other stores may run from 7 am/ 8 am till 10 pm. To purchase SunPass in person from Walgreens, google Walgreens near you. 

How Much is SunPass Per Year?

To get annual SunPass, the user needs to first sign up for a SunPass account (if they haven’t done so previously). After registering for SunPass, the user has to purchase a transponder and activate it.

Next, you’ll sign up for the Annual Pass Program at the Card Sound Toll Authority. The cost of annual SunPass varies depending on the axle profile of the vehicle you’re driving.

The cost of yearly SunPass for 2-axle vehicles is $360. The annual SunPass is designed to expire on the 31st of December every year. 

We strongly advise motorists who intend to purchase annual SunPass to activate it from the beginning of the year. This pass expires on the last day of the year, regardless of when it was purchased.

This means that even if you activate your annual pass in the first week of December, you’ll only have a few weeks to use it. 

How Much is SunPass Monthly?

SunPass accounts are not replenished every month. When you purchase and activate a SunPass transponder, you need to have at least $10 in your account.

Each time you drive through a toll booth, the SunPass transponder will authorize the booth to withdraw the fees from your prepaid account.

From time to time, you can top up your SunPass account via various deposit methods. 

How Much is SunPass Toll?

SunPass tolls’ cost varies depending on the vehicle type, axle profile, and state. The tolls presented below in tabular form are for the state of Florida.

Vehicle TypeSunPass Toll Fee
Car$3.21
Motorbike$3.21
RV$9.40
EV$3.21
Trucks (2-axle)$9.40
Trucks (5-axle)$29.92
SunPass Toll Cost

If you stay outside Florida, You can check out the toll rates in your state. 

How Much is SunPass Violation?

Motorists traveling in a “SunPass Only” lane without a SunPass transponder or any other transponder accepted in Florida are guilty of SunPass violation. As a result, they will be fined $25. 

Conclusion

The cost of SunPass Mini and SunPass Pro is pretty uniform across various retail outlets.

SunPass is more expensive than E-Pass and offers fewer discounts to its loyal users, but it remains the first-choice transponder in Florida. SunPass has a large user base of 13 million individuals.