Metis and Fantom are two of Ethereums most popular competitors. Some investors prefer using these L2 and L1 Ethereum alternatives for the low fees and fast transactions speeds.
There are many bridging protocols you can use to bridge between these two chains. We recommend using Synapse, they are a DEX that facilitate bridging on their platform. They offer the lowest fees out of any exchange, fast transaction speeds and support multiple networks.
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Where to Bridge tokens from Metis to Fantom
The best way to bridge your tokens from the Metis network to the Fantom network is by using a DEX like Synapse Protocol that facilitates bridging on their platform. Simply connect your Web3 Wallet to Synapse, they currently support Metamask, Wallet Connect, Coinbase Wallet & Binance Smart Chain Wallet to begin bridging.
We recommend using Synapse as they have the largest bridging volume out of any exchange in the world. In addition to bridging volume, they offer the lowest bridging fees and have the fastest transaction speed out of any Dapp that offers bridging.
How to Bridge from Metis to Fantom (FTM)
In the example, we will use SYN (the native token of Synapse) as the bridging token but there are alternative tokens available. To get started, follow the below guide:
- Visit Synapse and connect your Web3 (Metamask) Wallet
- Select Metis and Fantom as your two block chains
- Input the amount of $SYN you wish to bridge
- Confirm the transaction on Metamask and your funds in will arrive in your wallet within a minute
Bridging Fees: Metis to Fantom
When bridging between two chains, there is a network transaction and a bridging (gas) fee involved. The fees to bridge between these two chains typically come to around $20 - $30USD, but on Synapse it ranges between $1 - $5 USD.
Synapse also offers users the opportunity to bridge between chains with 0% slippage when they transfer their native token, SYN. If you wish to use SYN, you can purchase the token on various DEXs such as SushiSwap or Trader Joe (on Avalanche).
Refer to the list below for the alternative token options when bridging between Metis and Fantom.