Crossing Made Easy

DID YOU KNOW THE WINDSOR-DETROIT BORDER IS THE BUSIEST INTERNATIONAL CROSSING IN NORTH AMERICA?

Typically more than 40,000 commuters, tourists and truck drivers carrying $323 million worth of goods cross the Windsor-Detroit border each day.

Border Crossings

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Toll (passenger vehicle):

  • $6.75 CDN (Windsor to Detroit)/$6.50 USD (Detroit to Windsor)
  • $5.40 CDN or $4.20 USD  (Windsor to Detroit)/$5.60 CDN or $4.60 USD (Detroit to Windsor) when using NEXPRESS®
  • $5 CDN or $4 USD when using NEXPRESS® Passenger EV *Please see website for further details
  • $5 USD (Windsor to Detroit)/$5.40 USD (Detroit to Windsor) when using DWT Mobile App *Purchases are in round trip

Note: The Tunnel is fully cashless accepting NEXPRESS® Toll Cards, Debit and Credit Cards.

For detailed information regarding toll rates, please visit takethetunnel.com

Crossing into Canada, the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is a direct link to:

  • Downtown Windsor/Ouellette Avenue
  • Caesars Windsor Hotel & Casino
  • Windsor International Airport
  • VIA Rail

Crossing into the U.S., the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is a direct link to:

  • Downtown Detroit
  • The Lodge Freeway (M-10)
  • I-75 (easy access to Northbound I-75)
  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport
  • Duty Free Shopping

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Toll (passenger vehicle):

  • $8 USD (Detroit to Windsor) / $11 CAD (Windsor to Detroit)
  • $6.25 USD when using Ambassador Bridge Premier Commuter Card

For detailed information regarding toll rates, please visit www.ambassadorbridge.com

Crossing into Canada, the Ambassador Bridge is your most direct link to:

  • Highway 3
  • Highway 401
  • E.C. Row Expressway

Crossing into the U.S., the Ambassador Bridge is a direct link to many major arteries/destinations, including:

  • I-96
  • I-94
  • I-75 (easy access to Southbound I-75)
  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport
  • Duty Free Shopping

Shopping “duty free” means no GST, no federal tax, no manufacturing tax, no excise tax and no provincial tax. It all adds up to huge savings for you!


Tunnel Bus Service

Windsor offers an international transit system, giving you the option at affordable and easy transfers to and from the City of Detroit daily.

The Tunnel Bus, operated by Transit Windsor, is an exclusive feature of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel. It offers low cost transportation between downtown Windsor and Detroit – perfect for quick, easy trips in Windsor’s and Detroit’s core areas. Buses leave from the Windsor International Transit Terminal at 300 Chatham Street West.

The Monday to Saturday scheduled is 6am to 9:41pm. The Sunday schedule is 8am to 7:41pm. There will only be one bus operating this service.  Click here for the Tunnel Bus map and schedule.

Tunnel Bus Fare: (Exact Fare Only)

  • One way (including service to  Cobo Center/Hall, Rosa Parks Transit Center, Campus Martius and Hart Plaza.) – $7..50 CDN/U.S. each way.
  • One way special event service to Comerica Park, Ford Field and little Caesars Arena – $7.50 CDN/U.S. each way.

Visit Transit Windsor or call 519-944-4111 or 311 for more details or to reserve your seat.

Special Event Bus Service

Transit Windsor provides Special Event Bus Service to select sporting events and concerts in Detroit, Michigan. Reservations are required to use the Special Events Bus. Click here for important information. 

The fare is $15 per person for a round-trip ticket.


 

Boat Crossing

With dozens of marinas along our 100 mile coast line, we are a great destination for day and over night boating trips. Be prepared before you set sail! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, crossing the border for recreation or tourism is currently prohibited – please see below for further details.


Passport Information

A valid passport (or other supporting documentation) is needed to cross the border between Canada and the United States.

NEXUS Program

NEXUS is designed to expedite the border clearance process for low-risk, pre-approved travelers into Canada and the United States.


Cannabis and International Travel

In April 2017, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, to legalize, strictly regulate and restrict access to cannabis. On June 21, 2018, the Cannabis Act received Royal Assent. This marks an important step in the process of legalizing and regulating cannabis in Canada. For more information, visit Health Canada’s Cannabis page.

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