Bridge from Polygon (MATIC) to Fantom

Bridge from Polygon (MATIC) to Fantom

Andrew Chen
Fact Checked
Oct 24, 2022

In this guide we show you how to bridge between the Polygon Mainnet (MATIC) and the Fantom Network (FTM).

Get started with low fees, fast transactions, diverse networks and multiple assets on Synapse, a cross-chain DEX with bridging services.

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Polygon (MATIC) to Fantom Bridge

When bridging from the Polygon Mainnet to the Fantom Network you have a few options available, you can go via Synapse, a DEX that facilitates bridging. Multichain, a bridging protocol and another DEX that offers bridging services. 

We have compared the three platforms and have come to the conclusion that Synapse is by far the best bridge to use when bridging between Polygon & Fantom (FTM).

We recommend using Synapse as they have the quickest turnaround time (under 1 minute) and the other two platforms take from 10 - 30 minutes to bridge, as stated on their platforms. Synapse also has the lowest fees out of all three dapps, they offer the lowest slippage and transaction fees. They also have the largest bridge volume out of any bridging protocol which backs their security and popularity.

Total bridging volume on the Synapse Protocol exceeds $8 billion.

How to Bridge from Polygon to Fantom (FTM)

The best way to bridge from the Polygon Mainnet to Fantom Network is through the Synapse Protocol. Connect your Web3 Wallet (Metamask, Wallet Connect, Coinbase Wallet & Binance Smart Chain Wallet) now to Synapse and bridge with two simple steps. 

In the example below we will use SYN (the native token of Synapse) as our token but you can also send USDC, USDT, USDB & DAI. 

To get started, please follow the below guide:

  1. Visit Synapse and connect your Metamask or Web3 Wallet.
  2. Select Polygon and Fantom as your two chains.
  3. Input the amount of $SYN (or any token) you want to bridge.
  4. Confirm the transaction and your funds will be on your Metamask within a minute.
Bridge from MATIC to Fantom
Bridging 100 SYN from Polygon Network to Fantom Network on Synapse.

Polygon to Fantom Bridging Fees 

There are two fees involved when bridging between networks, they are the network transaction fee and the bridging (gas) fee. Usually the fees to bridge between these two chains come to around $10 - $15 USD, however, on Synapse they are around $5USD. 

To make it better, if you use their native token SYN to bridge between networks as they offer 0% slippage and only a 1 SYN transaction fee. We recommend using SYN to bridge between networks for the low fees. You can easily purchase SYN on various DEXs such as SushiSwap.

Andrew Chen

Former Bitcoin Maximalist turned multi-chain enjoyer. I hunt down the best yields across AVAX, Solana, Fantom and other networks.

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