The toll for the Gocek tunnel has increased as of 2 April 2012.

The new toll for cars and smaller vehicles has increase has gone up by 50 kurus to 3.50 TL.

The tunnel will celebrate its sixth birthday this year. IT was opened on 25 July 2006 in an official ceremony by the The Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The single carriageway tunnel, which takes only a few minutes to drive through, provided an alternative to the lengthy mountain pass road. That road could at peak times take 10 to 15 minutes to drive especially when slow lorries jammed it up.

The tunnel has provided a significant improvement to the transport infrastructure of the area improving safety and those all important transfer times to the popular resorts of Gocek, Fethiye, Calis, Oludeniz, Hisaronu and those further down the coast to Kalkan and beyond from the international airport at Dalaman.

When the tunnel was opened the toll charge for cars and smaller vehicles was 2.50 TL.