How to Use Our Road

We want you to have an excellent trip on our road and we understand that the Kansas Turnpike may be different than toll roads you have used in other states. Here’s what you need to know:

  • You will only pay one time for each trip. Payment will be collected when you exit the Turnpike.
  • If you have a compatible transponder, you can use the lanes marked “K-TAG only”.
  • If you do not have a compatible transponder, please use a lane marked "ticket / cash" on entry and “cash/self-pay” on exit.
  • Self-pay machines are used to collect tolls at plazas with low volume of vehicles during some time periods instead of staffing.
  • If you use an electronic lane without a compatible transponder, you should be prepared to pay higher tolls via a mailed violation statement. Click here to learn more.

If you will be using the Turnpike several times, you may be interested in participating in using the K-TAG electronic toll collection program. Tolls on the Kansas Turnpike are based on distance traveled and the number of axles on your vehicle. Use the toll calculator to figure your fare.

Safety Efforts

We take safety seriously. It’s one of our highest values at KTA. To encourage safe traveling behaviors, KTA participates in several safety initiatives: Put the Brakes on Fatalities, Work Zone Awareness Week and #JustDrive. Watch for other safety-related information on KTA’s social media channels.

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