Can you cross the border at Niagara Falls?
The International border crossing at the Rainbow Bridge between Niagara Falls NY USA and Niagara Falls Canada is open 24/7/365 for tourism purposes. With the US/Canada border reopening you may experience delays at the bridge. Plan accordingly and check border crossings times beforehand.
How long is the wait at the Niagara Falls border?
Current border wait times
|CBSA Office||Commercial Flow||Travellers Flow|
|Queenston-Lewiston Bridge Queenston, ON/Lewiston, NY||2 minutes||No delay|
|Rainbow Bridge Niagara Falls, ON/Niagara Falls, NY||Not applicable||No delay|
|Peace Bridge Fort Erie, ON/Buffalo, NY||1 minute||No delay|
|Blue Water Bridge Sarnia, ON/Port Huron, MI||No delay||No delay|
Can you cross Niagara Falls into Canada?
There are three bridges in the Niagara Falls, New York, where you can cross into Canada. U.S. and Canadian customs officers will stop your car and check your documents on their respective sides of the bridges. You can drive, walk or bike into Canada on this bridge, which also offers unprecedented views of the falls.
Is the Rainbow Bridge still closed?
Rainbow Bridge National Monument is open every day of the year, from sunrise to sunset. On rare occasions, the park may be closed for visitor safety while significant trail and/or dock repairs are taking place.
Is there a bridge over Niagara Falls?
Rainbow International Bridge
Whirlpool Rapids Bridge
The Niagara Falls International Rainbow Bridge, commonly known as the Rainbow Bridge, is an arch bridge across the Niagara River gorge. It connects the cities of Niagara Falls, New York, United States (to the east), and Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (west).
Can you just walk across the Canadian border?
Legally, there is no restriction on crossing the U.S.-Canada border on foot. While it is far more common to cross in a vehicle, no law in either the U.S. or in Canada forbids walking across the border. However, you must pass through customs.
Can I cross Rainbow Bridge on foot?
You can cross the bridge by auto, on foot or bicycle 24/7 every day of the year. Of course many restrictions apply and you can read all about the current border crossing information here. To quickly find out what attractions are open in Niagara Falls USA or Canada visit Now open in Niagara Falls.
Do you need a passport to cross the Niagara Falls border?
Niagara Falls Border crossing information, passport information and identification requirements for Niagara Falls border crossing. U.S. Citizens returning to the U.S. after visiting Niagara Falls Canada are required to provide a US passport, passport card or an enhanced drivers license at the inspection checkpoint.
Where can I see Niagara Falls from EarthCam?
Admire the beauty of Niagara Falls with EarthCam’s live view from the Embassy Suites Niagara Falls Hotel. More than just a magnificent sight, the Falls also bring hydroelectric power to nearby cities in Canada and the USA! Clear 44 °F 7 °C
How can I save time at the Niagara Falls border?
These bridges are updated hourly. images indicate trend in wait times. Save time at the border by enrolling in the NEXUS program at www.nexusniagara.com and by signing up for E-ZPass at www.e-zpassny.com . Click on the E-ZPass logo to learn more!
Is the Rainbow Bridge open in Niagara Falls?
The International border crossing at the Rainbow Bridge between Niagara Falls NY USA and Niagara Falls Canada is now open 24/7 365 for tourism purposes. With the US/Canada border reopening you may experience delays at the bridge.