Securely move tokens between Ethereum and Aurora.
Frequently asked questions
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Very easy! Select the direction of transfer, token you want to transfer, and amount. The Aurora Bridge initially works with MetaMask. Your address on Aurora is the same as your Ethereum address. To access your tokens and apps on Aurora, the Bridge will prompt you to add Aurora as an additional network to MetaMask.
Initially, ETH—the base fee token of Aurora—is supported, along with a select list of popular ERC-20 tokens. Later, we’ll be supporting the transfer of any arbitrary assets.
To ensure security, transfers to Aurora take about 10 minutes, and transfers back to Ethereum take between 4 to 8 hours. As you can see from our roadmap, we’ll be dramatically improving those transfer times by Autumn of 2021.
The Aurora Bridge technical architecture is designed to be “trustless”, meaning there’s no reliance on third-parties for authorizations. Trustless transfers align with the ethos of decentralized finance, but do require more time, given that network confirmations to ensure transaction finality. There are, however, technical ways in which we can, and will, shorten transfer times in future updates to the bridge.
Yes! Since confirmation of transfer can take a while, you’ll be able to initiate any number of concurrent transfers.