Posted August 15, 2017 by & filed under Border Crossing.

Texas Mexico BorderAre you planning a trip from Texas to Mexico and wondering where to cross the border? Texas has the most Mexico border crossings than any state in the U.S. Determining the best option for your journey depends on many factors, including the type of vehicle you’ll be driving or if you’ll be walking, where in Texas you’re coming from, and which part of Mexico you want to visit. If you have a SENTRI or FAST pass, look for the border crossings with the relevant lane to ensure a speedy crossing. Use this comprehensive guide to determine where you should cross into Mexico from Texas.

Chihuahua

El Paso – PDN

Location: El Paso, Texas/Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua

Access: El Paso Street/Vial Juan Gabriel

Bridge name: Paso del Norte International Bridge

Major crossing:

  • Motor vehicles northbound only
  • Two-way for pedestrians
  • No trucks
  • Ready lane

El Paso – Stanton

Location: El Paso, Texas/Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua

Access: I-110/Fed. 45 (Avd. Abraham Lincoln)

Bridge name: Stanton Street Bridge

Major crossing:

El Paso – BOTA

Location: El Paso, Texas/Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua

Access: I-110/Fed. 45 (Avd. Abraham Lincoln)

Bridge name: Bridge of the Americas

Major crossing:

El Paso – Ysleta

Location: El Paso, Texas/Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua

Access: Zaragoza Road/Avenida Zaragoza

Bridge name: Ysleta-Zaragoza International Bridge

Major crossing:

  • Commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles and pedestrians permitted
  • 1 SENTRI/dedicated commuter lane
  • Ready lane

Tornillo

Location: Tornillo, Texas/Guadalupe, Chihuahua

Access: FM 1109/Fed. 2

Bridge name: Tornillo-Guadalupe Bridge

Major crossing:

  • Commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles and pedestrians permitted

Fort Hancock

Location: Fort Hancock, Texas/El Porvenir, Chihuahua

Access: FM 1088/Praxedis Guerrero

Bridge name: Fort Hancock – El Porvenir International Bridge

Minor crossing:

  • No trucks

Presidio

Location: Presidio, Texas/Ojinaga, Chihuahua

Access: US 67/Fed. 16

Bridge name: Presidio-Ojinaga International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

  • Commercial and passenger vehicles permitted
  • Banjercito open 24/7

 

 

Coahuila

Boquillas

Location: Big Bend, Texas/Boquillas del Carmen, Coahuila

Access: Big Bend National Park/Boquillas del Carmen

Minor crossing:

  • Pedestrian only; Motor vehicles are not permitted
  • Video inspection kiosks

Amistad Dam

Location: Del Rio, Texas/Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila

Access: Spur 349/Fed. 2

Minor crossing:

  • No trucks

Del Rio

Location: Del Rio, Texas/Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila

Access: Loop 239/Francisco Javier Mina

Bridge name: Del Río – Ciudad Acuña International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

  • Banjercito is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day
  • Motor vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians permitted
  • Ready lane

Eagle Pass

Location: Eagle Pass, Texas/Piedras Negras, Coahuila

Access: US 57/Fed. 57

Bridge name: Eagle Pass – Piedras Negras International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

Eagle Pass II

Location: Eagle Pass, Texas/Piedras Negras, Coahuila

Access: South Adams/Libramiento Sur

Bridge name: Camino Real International Bridge

Major crossing:

  • Motor vehicles including trucks permitted

 

Nuevo León

Laredo Colombia – Solidarity

Location: Laredo, Texas/Colombia, Nuevo León

Access: SH 255/Nuevo Leon State Highway Spur 1

Bridge name: Laredo Bridge 3

Major crossing:

  • Motor vehicles and pedestrians permitted
  • Banjercito

 

Tamaulipas

Laredo – World Trade

Location: Laredo, Texas/Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas

Access: I-69W, US 59, Loop 20/Fed. 85D

Bridge name: Laredo Bridge 4

Major crossing:

  • Commercial traffic only

Laredo Bridge 1

Location: Laredo, Texas/Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas

Access: Convent Ave/Avenida Guerrero

Bridge name: Laredo Bridge 1

Mid-size crossing:

  • No trucks
  • Private vehicles and pedestrians only
  • Banjercito open 24/7

Laredo – Juarez/Lincoln

Location: Laredo, Texas/Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas

Access: I-35 (San Dario Ave)/Boulevard Leandro Valle

Bridge name: Laredo Bridge 2

Major crossing:

Falcon Dam

Location: Falcon Heights, Texas/Nueva Ciudad Guerrero, Tamaulipas

Access: FM Spur 2098/Blas de la Garza Falcon

Minor crossing:

  • No trucks

Roma

Location: Roma, Texas/Ciudad Miguel Alemán, Tamaulipas

Access: Estrella Street/Avenida Venustiano Carranza

Bridge name: Roma – Ciudad Miguel Alemán International Bridge

Minor crossing:

  • Banjercito open 24/7
  • Pedestrians, commercial and passenger vehicles permitted

Rio Grande City

Location: Rio Grande City, Texas/Ciudad Camargo, Tamaulipas

Access: Pete Diaz Ave/Boulevard Ensenada

Bridge name: Rio Grande City – Camargo International Bridge

Minor crossing:

  • Banjercito open 8am-12am daily
  • Passenger vehicles and pedestrians only

Los Ebanos

Location: Los Ebanos, Texas/Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Tamaulipas

Access: FM 886/Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateo

Minor crossing:

Anzalduas

Location: Mission, Texas/Reynosa, Tamaulipas

Access: Bryan Road/Reynosa-Monterrey Highway

Bridge name: Anzalduas International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

  • Trucks permitted since 2015
  • SENTRI lane

Hidalgo

Location: Hidalgo, Texas/Reynosa, Tamaulipas

Access: US 281/Luis Echeverria Alvarez

Bridge name: McAllen-Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

  • SENTRI lane (northbound)
  • Commercial traffic southbound only
  • Pedestrians and motor vehicles permitted including trucks
  • Banjercito open 24/7

Pharr

Location: Pharr, Texas/Reynosa, Tamaulipas

Access: South Cage Boulevard/Fed. 40

Bridge name: Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

  • Banjercito open 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. daily
  • Commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles and pedestrians permitted

Donna

Location: Donna, Texas/Río Bravo, Tamaulipas

Access: FM 493/Carretera Reynosa-Matamoros

Bridge name: Donna – Río Bravo International Bridge

Major crossing:

Progreso

Location: Progreso, Texas/Nuevo Progreso, Río Bravo, Tamaulipas

Access: FM 1015/Benito Juarez

Bridge name: Progreso – Nuevo Progreso International Bridge

Major crossing:

  • Commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles and pedestrians permitted
  • Banjercito open 24/7

Los Indios

Location: Los Indios, Texas/Matamoros, Tamaulipas

Access: Cantu Road/Carretera Reynosa-Matamoros

Bridge name: Free Trade International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

  • Banjercito open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles and pedestrians permitted

Brownsville – B&M

Location: Brownsville, Texas/Matamoros, Tamaulipas

Access: Mexico Street/Las Americas

Bridge name: Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

  • Motor vehicles and pedestrians permitted
  • No trucks

Brownsville – Gateway

Location: Brownsville, Texas/Matamoros, Tamaulipas

Access: SH 4 (International Boulevard)/Alvaro Obregon

Bridge name: Gateway International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

Brownsville – Veterans

Location: Brownsville, Texas/Matamoros, Tamaulipas

Access: I-69E, US 77, US 83/Avenida 5 de Mayo

Bridge name: Veterans International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

  • Pedestrians and motor vehicles including trucks permitted
  • Banjercito is open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday to Saturday
  • SENTRI lane

 
Make your trip across the border even faster by checking border crossing wait times before you go, use the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol website.
 

Sources:

https://www.easysentri.com/

http://www.ontheroadin.com/border-crossings/

https://www.elpasotexas.gov/international-bridges

https://en.wikipedia.org/

https://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/

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