How to bridge from Avalanche?

Everything you need to know about bridging from Avalanche

The native chain “gas” token on Avalanche is AVAX. All transactions on Avalanche are paid in AVAX. This includes bridging “cross-chain” transactions to the other chains “networks”.

How to Bridge “native” USDC stable coins from Avalanche to other chains?

When you bridge native USDC from Avalanche to another chain you will get the native USDC on the destination chain. You can verify the contracts on the other chains. Currently the following bridges are supported for bridging native USDC:

  • Avalanche to Polygon Bridge
  • Avalanche to Ethereum Bridge
  • Avalanche to Binance Smart Chain bridge (BSC)

What is Avalanche?

Avalanche is the fastest smart contracts platform in the blockchain industry, as measured by time-to-finality, and has the most validators securing its activity of any proof-of-stake protocol.


How to configure MetaMask for Avalanche?

You have 2 options to configure MetaMask for using the Avalanche chain “network”:

  1. Automatic by selecting the Avalanche chain in the RelayChain bridge app. This will import the network settings into metamask.
  2. Manually by adding the following Avalanche network settings to Metamask:

          Network Name:  Avalanche Network
          New RPC URL:
          Chain ID: 43114
          Currency Symbol: AVAX
          Block Explorer URL:


Bridge-able tokens per destination chain

Destination chains Tokens Contracts on Avalanche Partners with liquidity
Polygon | Moonriver | Shiden | Harmony | Cronos wAVAX 0xB31f66AA3C1e785363F0875A1B74E27b85FD66c7 Trader Joe | Canary Exchange
Polygon | Moonriver | Shiden | Cronos MAI 0x3B55E45fD6bd7d4724F5c47E0d1bCaEdd059263e Trader Joe
All Chains RELAY 0x78c42324016cd91D1827924711563fb66E33A83A Trader Joe
Moonriver | Shiden MOVR 0xF873633DF9D5cDd62BB1f402499CC470a72A02D7 Canary Exchange
Moonriver | Shiden USDT.e 0xc7198437980c041c805A1EDcbA50c1Ce5db95118 Trader Joe | Canary Exchange
Moonriver | Shiden USDC.e 0xA7D7079b0FEaD91F3e65f86E8915Cb59c1a4C664 Trader Joe | Canary Exchange
Moonriver | Shiden DAI.e 0xd586E7F844cEa2F87f50152665BCbc2C279D8d70 Trader Joe | Canary Exchange
Polygon | BSC | Ethereum Native USDC.e 0xA7D7079b0FEaD91F3e65f86E8915Cb59c1a4C664 Trader Joe | Canary Exchange
Metis | Ethereum | Polygon | Fantom wBTC 0x50b7545627a5162f82a992c33b87adc75187b218