Where to Bridge from Polygon to Arbitrum
The easiest way to bridge between Polygon and Arbitrum is by going through a trusted cross-chain DEX. With this method, you will be able to transfer ETH, WETH, USDC, USDT and other tokens from MATIC to Arbitrum or any other network of your choice.
How to Bridge from Polygon to Arbitrum
In this guide we will provide you the steps to bridge from Polygon to Arbitrum by using your MetaMask Wallet. The cross-chain DEX we will be using is the Synapse protocol, which is the most popular and safest option to bridge your assets between Polygon (MATIC) and the Arbitrum layer 2 network.
You can follow the simple 4-step guide to get started:
- Visit Synapse and connect your MetaMask Wallet.
- Select Polygon and Arbitrum as the two networks.
- Select the token you want to bridge (we use USDC).
- Confirm the transaction and wait around 30 seconds for the bridge to complete.
Polygon to Arbitrum Bridging Fees
When bridging between networks, it's important to remember the fees involved. Generally you will have two fees (depending on what bridging protocol you use, there could be more than one) and they are the bridging fee and gas (transaction fee).
Synapse however offers the lowest fees out of any bridging protocol. To bridge from Polygon to Arbitrum it will cost roughly $20USD which is relatively cheap compared to Arbitrum Bridge which costs around $35 - $40USD to bridge.
Is Synapse Safe?
Yes, Synapse is considered a secure DEX and bridging protocol, they have 24/7 customer service available on both Telegram and Discord. For more details on their support, please visit their contact page.