Bridge to Aptos Network

Bridge to Aptos Network

Andrew Chen
Fact Checked
Oct 21, 2022

In this guide, we outline the best way to bridge to the Aptos network with USDC, ETH or USDT tokens. Get started in minutes from the Ethereum, Arbitrum, Optimism and other EVM networks.

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How to Bridge to Aptos

If you are looking to bridge to the new Aptos Layer 1 blockchain, you will need to use the LiquidSwap Bridge. This product was built and deployed by Layer Zero, the creators of Stargate Finance and allows you to safely and quickly bridge USDC, WETH, ETH and USDT tokens from Ethereum, Polygon, BNB Chain, Arbitrum, Optimism and Avalanche.

You can get started in minutes with our simple guide below:

  1. Visit the LiquidSwap Bridge.
  2. Connect your MetaMask Wallet and select your Aptos Wallet as the destination.
  3. Select the token you want to bridge (ETH, WETH, USDC or USDT) and the amount.
  4. Select the network you want to transfer from and confirm the transaction
LiquidSwap Bridge
Bridging 0.2 ETH from Optimism to Aptos via LiquidSwap Bridge.

Is LiquidSwap Safe?

Yes, LiquidSwap is a safe decentralized exchange and cross-chain bridge. The platform is backed by Aptos Labs and is the official DEX for the Aptos network. The bridge itself is created by the Layer Zero team who are highly regarded for deploying one of the most popular cross-chain bridges called Stargate Finance.

What are the fees to bridge to Aptos?

The fees to bridge tokens to the Aptos network will depend on the blockchain you are transferring from. If you are bridging from Ethereum mainnet, the bridging fee will be up to $20 per transaction. For Layer 2's like Arbitrum and Optimism or proof-of-stake networks like BNB Chain, Polygon and Avalanche, the transaction fees should be under $5.

What is Liquidswap?

Liquidswap is the first Automated Market Maker (AMM)) for the Aptos blockchain. It is a fork of Uniswap V2's codebase, which means it is yet to enable the concentrated liquidity mechanism of V3. The Liquidswap DEX is backed by large venture capitalists in the space which include Alameda Research, Animoca Brands, Mechanism Capital.

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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