Border Driving Directions

Directions to the San Ysidro Fast Pass Lane

Learn more about the Border Fast Pass and how to get one!

Photo Directions
Border Fast Pass
1. After exiting the toll booth on the Scenic Toll Road
(Highway 1) at Km. 11, Playas de Tijuana, follow the signs
that lead to San Diego.
Border Fast Pass
2. After coming down the hill and crossing the bridge,
take a right and loop around.
Border Fast Pass
3. This is Avenida Internacional. You will drive up the hill
and then parallel the U.S. border.
Border Fast Pass
4. Stay on Avenida Internacional for a few miles.
Border Fast Pass
5. Watch for the SAN DIEGO/INTERSTATE 5 signs and continue
to follow them. (This photo also shows an exit sign for Avenida
Revolución. The Avenida Revolución exit is an alternate way
to find Calle Segunda to get to the Fast Pass Lane.).
Border Fast Pass
6. Once you cross under this bridge, prepare to exit to the RIGHT.
Border Fast Pass
7. Exit RIGHT before the PEMEX gas station, onto AV.
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8. At the light is Calle Segunda. Smart & Final will be on your
left, Mexitlán is across the street. Take a LEFT here onto
Border Fast Pass
9. Once on Calle Segunda, stay in the third lane from the left.
Exit in the lane between the concrete dividers and the
curb following the Colonia Federal signs. This will lead you
directly to the Border Fast Pass Lane.
Border Fast Pass
10. Continue up the hill, paralleling the regular border line on the left.
Border Fast Pass
11. Stay in this lane up the hill and over a bridge and then on
the left is the booth. Pull up towards the booth and give the
official your Fast Pass.

NOTE: Even if you see cones in the lane during their hours of operation, it is NOT closed.
Pull up and the officers will come out of the booth.
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