Can I Bridge from Ethereum to Avalanche?

Yes, it is possible to bridge from Ethereum to Avalanche, and there are many platforms that support the direct bridging between these two networks. However, it's important to choose a reliable and secure bridge as there have been many hacking incidents where users funds being stolen on popular platforms like Portal Bridge and Harmony One Bridge.

This is why we recommend using the Synapse protocol as it is a highly secure DEX that has never been subject to a cyber attack. Synapse is designed with state-of-the-art security measures and it has a user friendly interface that makes it easy for users to initiate transactions without having an in-depth technical knowledge of bridging processes.

Bridging Statistics Synapse


How to Bridge from Ethereum to Avalanche

The best and most secure way to bridge your assets from Ethereum to Avalanche is by using Synapse. The entire process only takes around 2 minutes to complete and the fees are significantly lower than alternative bridges like Allbridge and Multichain. Follow the below guide to get started.

  1. Go to Synapse and connect your MetaMask or Web3 wallet.
  2. Choose ‘Ethereum’ and ‘Avalanche’ as your networks, and select a token to bridge.
  3. Input the amount you want to bridge and click ‘Approve’.
  4. Follow the prompts on your wallet, and your funds will arrive within moments.
How to Bridge from Ethereum to Avalanche


Supported Bridging Tokens

On Synapse, users can bridge a variety of tokens from Ethereum to Avalanche, however, the tokens you send from Ethereum may not be the same as the ones you receive on Avalanche. This is because not all cryptocurrencies that are supported on the Ethereum network are availble on the Avalanche C-Chain. Refer to the below list for a summary of the supported bridging tokens.

  • USDC > USDC.e
  • USDT > USDC.e
  • DAI > USDC.e
  • ETH > WETH.e
  • SYN > SYN
  • nUSD > USDC.e
  • SFI > SFI
  • SDT > SDT
  • USDB > USDB
  • H2O > H2O
  • gOHM > gOHM
Supported Bridging Tokens


Bottom Line

It is possible to bridge from Ethereum to Avalanche, and Synapse is a great platform that allows users to do so securely, quickly and at low cost. Make sure you check the supported bridging tokens before initiating the process as not all cryptocurrencies can be bridged between these two networks.