The public is asked to plan ahead if traveling across the border. The Office of Emergency Management in in El Paso recommends traveling across the border at least a day in advance for those planning on participating in papal events in Juárez.
Customs and Border Protection has committed to assisting with moving traffic steadily northbound at the border by having all lanes open on February 17, 2016. Commercial traffic will be rerouted on February 17, 2016 from the Bridge of the Americas to Ysleta to assist with mitigating traffic.
The public’s cooperation and patience will be appreciated at the Paso Del Norte, Stanton Street and Ysleta bridges as delays in getting through toll collection stations may occur due to the increase international travelers.
Providing toll collectors with exact change will assist keeping delays to a minimum. Mexican currency is accepted.
- Pedestrians: 50 cents per person
- Passenger vehicles (non-commercial cars and trucks): $3 per vehicle. Large trucks will pay an additional $1.50 per extra axle
- Motorcycles: $3 per vehicle
- Commercial vehicles: Rates vary depending on the number of axles. For more information about these rates visit: www.elpasotexas.gov/international-bridges/fares
Important Travel Information
- It is illegal to carry a firearm into Mexico
- Travelers should have a current passport or border crossing card
- If your are planning to visit Juárez, please visit http://www.cbp.gov/travel/us-citizens/cbp-reqs-mexico for border crossing information
CBP Border Crossing Information and Tips
- US. Customs and Border Protection in conjunction with area law enforcement agencies is preparing for the Pope's visit to Juárez. Learn about CBP's border crossing information and tips.