Grand Prix Traffic Notice

During the Detroit Grand Prix weekend (May 31 - Jun 2), all travellers accessing the Detroit Tunnel entrance on Jefferson St. must DISPLAY the 'Tunnel to Canada Placard' to the GP Traffic Control.

Placard available to PICKUP at all toll booths now upon request or DOWNLOAD and print at home.

Cashless Toll and Travel Update

Prior to crossing the border, visitors to the United States should consult the Department of Homeland Security website to ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria to enter the country. American visitors to Canada should continue to consult the Public Health Agency of Canada website for entry eligibility requirements.

The Detroit and Canadian sides of the border are completely cashless. We encourage customers to sign-up for our Nexpress® Program. The process is simple: Travelers can sign up for a Nexpress® account here, load their account, and receive a toll discount on every trip. Customers can continue to use credit and debit cards or mobile payments in the lane.

Travelers can get real-time updates and traffic information by visiting this website or on Twitter @DetWinTunnel.

tunnel bus

The Tunnel Bus, operated by Transit Windsor, is an exclusive feature of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel. It offers low-cost transportation between Downtown Windsor and Detroit for individuals and groups.

Please see here for more information.

want to cross the border as quickly as possible?

The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel can help you save time and avoid the stress of traffic delays by:

  • Using our expanded inspections facilities that ease the Customs and Immigration process.
  • Signing up for our Nexpress® Program, giving users access to dedicated lanes for faster travel times.
  • Using our DWT Mobile App to save time and money on each trip, see below for more information.

dwt mobile

DWT Mobile is a free app for Apple and Android devices. Cross the border faster and pay a discounted rate per trip with your smartphone. Pre-purchase your trips, show the barcode at the gate, and cross hassle-free. DWT Mobile is not for use with Tunnel Bus travel.