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Border Driving Directions

Directions to San Ysidro SENTRI

Option 1:
Video Directions
Photo Directions - Short-Cut Route
Calle Segunda Tijuana
1. After passing through the toll booth, you will see Playas de Tijuana on the left.
Calle Segunda Tijuana
2. Continue. The road will pass over a valley after going under the foot bridge.
Calle Segunda Tijuana
3. Next you will pass over another larger valley.
Via Internacional
4. Take a RIGHT to merge onto VIA INTERNACIONAL.
Via Internacional
5. Continue up the hill.
Via Internacional
6. Now Vía Internacional is paralleling the U.S./Mexico border.
Via Internacional
7. Continue for a few miles.
Via Internacional
8. 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 the borderline on Calle
Segunda.)
Via Internacional
9. Once you cross under this bridge, prepare to exit to the RIGHT.
Via Internacional
10. Exit RIGHT before the BP gas station (formerly PEMEX) onto AV. MELCHOR OCAMPO.
Calle Segunda
11. Take a left onto CALLE SEGUNDA/BENITO JUAREZ.
Calle Segunda
12. Follow the signs for COL. FEDERAL - between the concrete dividers and curb.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
13. Go up the bridge, and you will pass the the medical lane which is also
the Fast Pass Lane. Continue STRAIGHT down toward Col. Federal
following the white car.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
14. Make a U-TURN at the Alto sign.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
15. Next, you will go over a large speed bump. Stay to the RIGHT of
the concrete dividers (but do not exit to the far right, stay in the
middle.) Follow the large sign that says PASEO CENTENARIO/SAN DIEGO
to pass under the bridge.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
16. At the first ALTO sign continue straight.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
17. At the second ALTO make a left.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
18. Continue down the block to the ALTO.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
19. At the ALTO there are two options. Option 1 (Short Cut): If the line is
short and there is no cop, you may take a left to get into the SENTRI line.
(Option 2 is explained further below if the line is longer.)
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
20. Option 1 Continued - Take a left at the new SENTRI entrance. This
intersection is a bit tricky since the ALTO signs for each way are a bit far
from each other. Be sure to look up to the left for the blue SENTRI sign,
or you may end up in Col. Federal!
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
21. Option 1 Continued - Driving toward the line.
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Option 2: When the line is longer
Photo Directions - Longer Route
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
22. After taking a RIGHT at the ALTO (Photo 19), continue STRAIGHT
for several blocks.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
23. In front will be the Padre Kino glorietta. Continue around the glorietta
to do a u-turn. There are two ALTO signs.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
24. One of the two ALTO signs.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
25. Driving towards the entrance, follow the SENTRI Lane signs.
SENTRI Lane San Ysidro
26. At the ALTO, follow the signs STRAIGHT into the SENTRI entrance.
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