Posts Tagged: border crossing

PedWest

PedWest Tijuana Border Crossing

The PedWest San Ysidro pedestrian border crossing opened in July 2016. The new pedestrian bridge and crossing facility is located just west of the southbound vehicle El Chaparral crossing and has 14 lanes—12 northbound and 2 southbound. PedWest is meant to supplement the original pedestrian crossing east of the northbound vehicle crossing lanes at San Ysidro…. Read more »

Riding in Baja

Baja motorcycle david-creech

Carla King This month I want to share some blogs and forum posts from other riders that will give you a good idea about what to expect when you ride independently in Baja. I’ve included reports from bloggers who ride different kinds of bikes. I can’t stress enough that you can bring any bike–whether it’s… Read more »

Otay Mesa East Port of Entry Border Crossing

Otay Mesa East Border Crossing

Work is underway on a $700 million project to complete a new land port of entry, Otay Mesa East. The new border crossing, which will be open only to toll-paying users, is on track to open in 2017. The first phase (of three) is underway to construct a 1.5-mile stretch of a four-lane highway, state Route… Read more »

Cross Border Airport Bridge between San Diego and Tijuana

Cross Border Xpress San Diego Tijuana

  UPDATE January 2016: The Cross Border Xpress airport bridge is now open. You can see get tips and more information by reading our Cross Border Xpress Article. The pedestrian cross-border airport bridge between San Diego and Tijuana’s Rodríquez airport is set to open summer 2015. The project is called “Cross Border Xpress” and is expected… Read more »

El Chaparral border crossing directions – Something to Declare (FMM tourist permits and customs)

***For more Baja driving directions, please see www.discoverbaja.com/go/driving-directions*** In 2012 a new border crossing called “El Chaparral” opened for visitors crossing at San Ysidro from the U.S. to Mexico. The new crossing features new and more lanes and a new customs area. The current entrance to the lanes is only temporary until the I-5 on the U.S…. Read more »

El Chaparral border crossing directions – Nothing to Declare

***For more Baja driving directions, please see www.discoverbaja.com/go/driving-directions*** In 2012 a new border crossing called “El Chaparral” opened for visitors crossing at San Ysidro from the U.S. to Mexico. The new crossing features new and more lanes and a new customs area. The current entrance to the lanes is only temporary until the I-5 on the U.S…. Read more »

NEW SENTRI Entrance Directions

***For more Baja driving directions, please see www.discoverbaja.com/go/driving-directions*** The entrance for the SENTRI Lane at San Ysidro changed at the beginning of March 2014. There are a few different ways to access the new lane entrance. See below for options: OPTION 1 If you aren’t familiar with the old SENTRI entrance, or you’ve been looking for a… Read more »

Directions to the Fast Pass Lane at San Ysidro

***For more Baja driving directions, please see www.discoverbaja.com/go/driving-directions*** See below for directions to the San Ysidro Fast Pass Lane at the Tijuana border from the toll road. Click HERE For a PDF that you can download and print to take with you. For more information about the Fast Pass and establishments where you can get a… Read more »

San Ysidro Fast Pass Lane

Fast Pass Fast Trak Lane Border Crossing Tijuana TJ Baja

If you’re looking for a faster way to get across the border, one option is to get a pass to use the Fast Pass Lane in San Ysidro. The Fast Pass (also called the Fast Lane or Fast Track) is a special lane for tourists crossing at the San Ysidro border crossing who have received… Read more »

Directions to the San Ysidro Border Crossing

***For more Baja driving directions, please see www.discoverbaja.com/go/driving-directions*** We know that trying to find your way to the San Ysidro border in Tijuana to return to the U.S. is challenging for even the most experienced Baja veterans. We’ve put together directions that show you step-by-step how to reach the border via the newly reopened Via Internacional…. Read more »