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Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

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Address: 100 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-4376
Phone Number: 313 567 4422
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first international vehicular tunnel

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Well I do not normally rate tunnels, but since the reviews I looked at were helpful during my visit here I thought that I would add some additional information. Whether you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Clemente71
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Richmond, Virginia
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San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just pay $5 and cross to Canada and back. Nothing to see like the bridge but quicker. if you want the duty free shop cross on bridge. Take passport and be prepared to answer a lot of questions by border agent.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Detroit Windsor tunnel is one of two methods to get to Canada where Detroit River is narrow. The other is the Ambassedore Bridge....Easy to access with clear directions and within minutes, you're in Windsor, Ontario where you'll feel a touch of Europe. Folks choose tunnel or bridge based on destination though both get you to Canada. The tunnel best... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well I do not normally rate tunnels, but since the reviews I looked at were helpful during my visit here I thought that I would add some additional information. Whether you are crossing from Detroit to Windsor or vice versa you pay on one side before entering the tunnel. Going to Windsor from Detroit the fee is 5 dollars in... More 

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Thank Clemente71
Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent the night in Windsor and took the Tunnel bus over to Detroit. It was a virtually painless experience. Stop at boarder crossing to get through customs and into Detroit. I would do again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually prefer to take the tunnel over the bridge, but for major events, the wait times in the tunnel can be long.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Depending on time of day, there can be a long line getting through customs. And it can be an even longer wait if you pick a customs line that does not move.

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2016-August-05 Although much is written and said of the Ambassador Bridge, I believe the best cross-border transit option is the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel. Owned by the City of Detroit and City of Windsor, the DW Tunnel links downtown Detroit to downtown Windsor. If you are planning to go to either city for a sporting event, concert, casino, or arts/cultural you may... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

its a tunnel from Detroit to Canada and nothing special just went to a casino and went to have fun not much to it as going through it

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Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually take the bridge to avoid downtown Detroit, but this time we had things to do in the downtown area and this is definitely the quickest way to get to the downtown core of Detroit from Windsor. Traffic was generally very light when we went (mid-morning), but surprisingly the Nexus line was the slowest we've ever run into....we would... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tunnel it self is a marvel. Surrounded by water and the tunnel holds it all back to make it possible for a easy trip to Windsor. You know the tunnel is protected by Armed Personnel so make sure your papers are in order and follow the protocol of not taking firearms, liquior, tobacco into the county..

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