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Border crossing to Canada

St. Louis, MO
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Border crossing to Canada

How long might I expect to wait to cross from the U.S. into

Canada at Sault Sainte Marie? I'm sure the times vary depending

on conditions but just want an approximate guess. Thanks

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1. Re: Border crossing to Canada

All the times we have crossed into Canada, the wait has not been long at all. Coming back into the US is a totally different situation. Into Canada less than 1/2 hour at the most. Back into the US, at least 1 hour, usually a lot more.......

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2. Re: Border crossing to Canada

10 minutes to two hours. It is impossible to predict. If you get a power-tripping paranoid CBP officer that wants to interrogate everyone it could be longer.

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3. Re: Border crossing to Canada

Wait crossing in the Soo has alwasy been quick. Never more than 15 minutes even when we have had to go inside to show paperwork.

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4. Re: Border crossing to Canada

I live in the Soo and cross all the time. Most often is 5 to 10 minutes into Canada. Friday afternoon/evening, long weekend, could be 30 - 60 minutes. But that would be rare.

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