How to bridge from Avalanche to Arbitrum

Summary: In this guide, we show you the fastest and most affordable way to bridge tokens from the Avalanche C-Chain to the Arbitrum network. Simply connect your Web3 wallet to Synapse, a cross-chain DEX and bridge many tokens across 15 different networks.

Austin Barwick
June 26, 2022
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Bridging your cryptocurrencies between the Avalanche C-Chain and the Arbitrum network is a simple process and takes around 5 minutes in total to complete.

We will cover adding the networks RPC details into your Metamask wallet and a step-by-step guide on bridging several tokens between these two chains. You can find the total bridging costs at the bottom of this article.

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Can I Bridge Crypto from Avalanche to Arbitrum

Yes, there are a few platforms you can use to bridge crypto between the Avalanche C Chain and the Arbitrum network. We recommend using Synapse, it is a multi-chain DEX than facilitates bridging. You can bridge between 15 different networks on the protocol aswell as trade and stake cryptocurrencies. 

Synapse is the best Dapp (Decentralized App) for bridging as it offers the lowest fees out of any platform and has the fastest transaction times with the whole bridging process taking only 1 minute.

If you would like to learn more about Synapse and it’s fees, security, features and assets, you can visit our Synapse Review page.

How to Bridge from Avalanche (AVAX) to Arbitrum

In the example we will use Tether (USDT) as the bridging token, you can also send USDC, SYN, ETH, gOHM & UST. Follow the below steps to get started:

Step One: Visit Synapse and connect your Web3 Wallet
Step Two: Select Avalanche and Arbitrum as the two networks
Step Three: Input the amount of USDT you want to bridge

Avalanche to Arbitrum Bridge

Step Four:
Confirm the two transactions on Metamask and your funds in will arrive in your wallet within a minute

Metamask gas fee pop up

Avalanche & Arbitrum RPC Details

Before bridging between these networks you will need to add them to your Metamask. You can find the RPC details as per below:

Bridging Fees: Avalanche to Arbitrum

When bridging between the two networks you can be charged anywhere from 2 - 4 fees. When using Synapse you will only incur two fees.

  • Bridging Fee: The bridging fee is the gas fee that is charged to bridge between networks
  • Network Transaction Fee: This fee is automatically taken out of the total funds you will receive and you can find this figure in the bridging details (refer to the photo above)

The fees to bridge from Avalanche to Arbitrum on Synapse will total to about $15USD which is relatively low compared to other platforms that charge between $20 - $35USD. To make it better, if you use SYN (the native token of Synapse) as the bridging token you can get 0% slippage and even lower transaction fees.

Bridge AVAX to Arbitrum

Author Bio

Austin is a NFT and Metaverse maniac - with over 20% of his portfolio invested into the space. He is our resident multi-chain NFT expert.

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