Where to Cross the Texas / Mexico Border

August 16th, 2017 by
Categories: 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:

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:

Tornillo

Location: Tornillo, Texas/Guadalupe, Chihuahua

Access: FM 1109/Fed. 2

Bridge name: Tornillo-Guadalupe Bridge

Major crossing:

Fort Hancock

Location: Fort Hancock, Texas/El Porvenir, Chihuahua

Access: FM 1088/Praxedis Guerrero

Bridge name: Fort Hancock - El Porvenir International Bridge

Minor crossing:

Presidio

Location: Presidio, Texas/Ojinaga, Chihuahua

Access: US 67/Fed. 16

Bridge name: Presidio-Ojinaga International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

Coahuila

Boquillas

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

Access: Big Bend National Park/Boquillas del Carmen

Minor crossing:

Amistad Dam

Location: Del Rio, Texas/Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila

Access: Spur 349/Fed. 2

Minor crossing:

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:

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:

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:

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:

Laredo Bridge 1

Location: Laredo, Texas/Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas

Access: Convent Ave/Avenida Guerrero

Bridge name: Laredo Bridge 1

Mid-size crossing:

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:

Roma

Location: Roma, Texas/Ciudad Miguel Alemán, Tamaulipas

Access: Estrella Street/Avenida Venustiano Carranza

Bridge name: Roma - Ciudad Miguel Alemán International Bridge

Minor crossing:

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:

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:

Hidalgo

Location: Hidalgo, Texas/Reynosa, Tamaulipas

Access: US 281/Luis Echeverria Alvarez

Bridge name: McAllen-Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

Pharr

Location: Pharr, Texas/Reynosa, Tamaulipas

Access: South Cage Boulevard/Fed. 40

Bridge name: Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

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:

Los Indios

Location: Los Indios, Texas/Matamoros, Tamaulipas

Access: Cantu Road/Carretera Reynosa-Matamoros

Bridge name: Free Trade International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

Brownsville - B&M

Location: Brownsville, Texas/Matamoros, Tamaulipas

Access: Mexico Street/Las Americas

Bridge name: Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge

Mid-size crossing:

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:

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:

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

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/

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