How to Bridge to Aptos

The process to bridge to the Aptos blockchain with LiquidSwap is easy and can be completed in minutes if you have a MetaMask and Aptos Wallet. If you don’t have a MetaMask account, you can create one here. If you don’t have an Aptos Wallet, you can create one by installing the Petra Wallet here.

Once that is complete, simply follow this 4 step guide to get started:

  1. Visit LiquidSwap and connect your MetaMask Wallet and Aptos Wallet
  2. Select the chain you want to transfer funds from
  3. Select the token you want to transfer to Aptos and the amount
  4. Confirm the transaction and wait 5 minutes for your funds to arrive

Aptos Bridging Fees

The fees to bridge to the Aptos blockchain will vary depending on the network you transfer tokens from. For example, if you are bridging from Ethereum mainnet the fees will be slightly higher and average around $20-$40 depending on the gas fees at that time. Otherwise, if you are using a Layer 2 like Arbitrum or Optimism, it should be between $5 and $10.

Is the LiquidSwap Bridge Safe?

The LiquidSwap bridge has been audited by Quantstamp and is backed by Aptos Labs, so you can rest assured that your funds are safe. Not to mention, the team behind Stargate Finance – which is the Layer Zero team that developed the bridge – have a lot of experience in building secure cross-chain applications.

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What is Aptos?

Aptos is a layer 1 blockchain powered by Move, a new programming language. It offers faster, safer, and simpler smart contracts, optimized for high throughput in DeFi and gaming. Built by the team behind Facebook's previous blockchain project Libra, Aptos is a fork of Libra's testnet code and has been thoroughly tested. The native token, APT, fuels transactions and is staked for block production, similar to other layer 1 blockchains like Cosmos and Polkadot.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, bridging to the Aptos blockchain with LiquidSwap is a straightforward process that can be completed quickly with a MetaMask and Aptos wallet, and the bridge is secure and audited by Quantstamp. Aptos is a promising new layer 1 blockchain that uses Move programming language to empower faster and safer smart contracts, and has been built by a team with extensive experience in blockchain, making it a promising platform to watch in the world of DeFi and gaming.