Users' questions

What is the wait time at the San Ysidro border right now?

What is the wait time at the San Ysidro border right now?

Tijuana / San Ysidro / Otay

Standard Ready Lane Pedestrian
40 Mins. 55 Mins. 15 Mins.

How long is the line to cross the border in Tijuana walking?

How long does it take to walk across the border to Tijuana? The wait to enter Mexico is usually 10-15 minutes During rush hour, it may take up to 25 minutes. Late at night and in the early hours of the morning, there is often no line at all.

What time does the sentri lane open?

4 a.m. to 10 p.m.
New operating hours for SENTRI vehicle lanes will be 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Otay Mesa passenger border crossing is open 24 hours per day. SENTRI members will be able to use the Ready Lanes at the crossing, designated for travelers with RFID-enabled documents.

Is Chaparral border crossing open?

When is the crossing open? The Cross Border Xpress and the PedWest ports of entry are open 24 hours a day.

What is ready line at the border?

A “Ready Lane” is a dedicated lane for travelers entering the U.S. at land border ports of entry with identification that contains a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip. Watch for signage as you approach a port for information on which lane to use and whether it is open.

Is it safe to go to Tijuana for the day?

During the day, it is safe to walk around all of the touristy areas including Zona Centro (downtown), Zona Río, Zona Norte, and Playas de Tijuana. It is also safe to walk to and from the border and between downtown and Zona Río. Most neighborhoods are safe enough to walk through during the day.

What’s the difference between Ready Lane and SENTRI?

Ready Lanes operate from a few ports. Check your nearest ports of entry for hours of operation. SENTRI and NEXUS lanes are reserved strictly for the use of SENTRI, NEXUS and Global Entry card holders. All travelers in the vehicle over the age of 16 must have an RFID-enabled card to use the Ready Lane.

Is the Lihou causeway open during the year?

The opening times for the causeway during during the year are available from this page. Lihou is the most westerly point in the Channel Islands and is owned and managed by the States of Guernsey. The island is an important nature conservation area with an abundance of bird and marine life.

What do you need to know about Lihou Island?

The island is an important nature conservation area with an abundance of bird and marine life. Lihou House is managed by a charitable trust and can be booked for schools and youth groups.

When is the best time to visit Lihou?

Visitors are welcome to Lihou at any time but during the bird breeding season (1 st January to 31 st July) some paths may be roped so that people can quietly enjoy seeing Gulls nesting close by. The causeway has a wide range of plants and marine life – your walk to Lihou may take a little longer than you planned as you explore the rock pools.

When to leave the island before the causeway?

The height of the tide may vary due to atmospheric pressure and other weather conditions, so it’s recommended that you leave the island at least 20 minutes before the causeway is due to close. The causeway is 760m long and will be wet in places – sturdy footwear is recommended.