We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A quick way to travel from Detroit to Windsor

The tunnel is a great way to travel from Detroit to Windsor and vice versa. You land in the centre... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
355zaibam
The BEST way to get to Canada

This is great! Just a quick trip Under the Detroit River and you are their. No Wind, No Trucks... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
MarisasDad
,
Plymouth, Michigan
Read all 257 reviews
18
All photos (18)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
About
First International Vehicular Tunnel
Contact
100 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-4376
Website
+1 313-567-4422
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Detroit
from $18.89
More Info
from $29.00
More Info
from $75.00
More Info
Reviews (257)
Filter reviews
244 results
Traveler rating
85
82
55
13
9
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
85
82
55
13
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cross the border ambassador bridge through customs both sides duty free shop truck traffic comerica park canada tolls cad route canadian downtown land casino stops auto
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 244 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tunnel is a great way to travel from Detroit to Windsor and vice versa. You land in the centre of downtown and can easily find your way to and from that point.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 355zaibam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t know how I’m supposed to write a review But no water came in. So I suppose it should have five stars. It’s just a good way to get into Canada. Easy. Holiday weekends you’ll have a line.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ZombieMommers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Less truck traffic compared to the bridge. Customs was a breeze, but then we only travel with as little as possible.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DutchLace
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really, the ceiling replacement was suppose to be completed June 2018. Still not even 50% complete. I certainly hop the Tunnel Project manager is fired!!!! I thought sourcing to a US company would have ensured a timely completion....guess NOT!!!! I hope the contract has a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert G
Reviewed December 10, 2018

This is great! Just a quick trip Under the Detroit River and you are their. No Wind, No Trucks, less traffic. The Best way to cross over to Canada

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MarisasDad
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

When going to a game at Ford Field I always take the tunnel bus because it's fast and cheap. Parking by the stadium is at least $50, so the $10 round trip on the bus makes a lot of sense and the tunnel is the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JamesA546
Reviewed November 28, 2018

A great way to get from downtown Windsor to downtown Detroit. You can go by bus or car without a great deal of problems. I just dont understand why it costs more to return to Canada

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank garydu4
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Big trucks cant go into the tunnel but they can on the bridge. Avoid unnecessary traffic and take the tunnel.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RyanIsTall
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Its a long tunnel, don't get stuck behind a car with a sketchy diesel exhaust. The border people are irritable, and have no sense of humor. Next time I will go through Port Huron.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sciencetiger
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I haven't used the tunnel in a while, but it was fun when we did you use it a couple of times. It's an almost forgotten part of the transportation system in Detroit-Windsor. It's access on the US side is a little hard to find...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank rczernia
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 37 nearby hotels
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
1,890 reviews
.08 miles away
Courtyard by Marriott Detroit Downtown
592 reviews
.10 miles away
Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront
1,092 reviews
.29 miles away
Detroit Foundation Hotel
444 reviews
.33 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,256 nearby restaurants
Joe Muer Seafood
637 reviews
.11 miles away
Andiamo - Riverfront
509 reviews
.13 miles away
Sweetwater Tavern
235 reviews
.21 miles away
Townhouse
312 reviews
.20 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 305 nearby attractions
The Guardian Building
646 reviews
.21 miles away
Detroit RiverFront
1,298 reviews
.24 miles away
Campus Martius Park
277 reviews
.32 miles away
The Spirit of Detroit
133 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
MsPearl105
November 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Renee B | Reviewed this property |
Ms. Pearl 10...I am sorry..I just saw your email and you are long gone from Detroit. I can give you the Tunnel's phone number for the information. Detroit Side of Detroit-Windsor Tunnel number is (313) 567-4422 EXT 200... More
1
Vote
carrotmuseum
July 21, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from JonathanL4811 | Reviewed this property |
Immigration is the same.. just try not to go during rush hour. I crossed at 10 am during a weekday while the Detroit autoshow and it took me 5 min to go through immigration Canada. I came back to the US at 2PM on the same... More
1
Vote
Princess J
June 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Terry W | Reviewed this property |
Not since 9-11. It now requires a passport to cross the border both ways!
0
Votes