How to Bridge to StarkNet
As mentioned above, the best way to bridge to StarkNet is with the StarGate Alpha Bridge. They allow users to connect with a MetaMask Wallet and bridge tokens from Ethereum and other Layer 2 networks to StarkNet's mainnet. It is the safest and most convenient bridge for StarkNet and is generally cheaper than alternatives like Orbiter Finance.
You can bridge your assets in 4 easy steps:
- Visit StarGate Alpha and connect your MetaMask & StarkNet Wallets.
- Select the network you want to bridge from (e.g Ethereum, Optimism, Arbitrum, etc).
- Select the token and amount you want to bridge (e.g ETH, USDC, USDT, etc).
- Approve and finalise your transaction and your tokens will arrive in under 5 minutes.
What are the Fees to Bridge to StarkNet?
The fees to bridge to StarkNet will depend on the network you are transferring assets from. For example, if you are bridging tokens from Ethereum mainnet, you can expect to pay up to $20 per transaction due to gas fees. However, if you bridge from another Layer 2 like Arbitrum or Optimism, you will pay around $10.
What is StarkNet?
StarkNet is a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum, providing a highly scalable and secure platform for the transfer of digital assets. It allows users to execute hundreds or even thousands of transactions per second without compromising security. Thanks to its zk-rollup technology, all transactions are verified on-chain while remaining private and optimized.
This makes StarkNet an attractive option for businesses and developers who need a highly reliable Layer 2 solution. It is also the first Layer 2 that supports cross-chain bridging of assets, making it even more attractive to users. With StarkNet, you can easily and securely bridge Ethereum-based tokens between different networks in a trustless manner.
The StarGate Alpha bridge is the best way to bridge assets to the StarkNet zk-rollup Layer 2 protocol. It supports a variety of tokens from different networks and allows users to easily and securely bridge them with low fees and no slippage.