Finding the San Ysidro Border Fast Pass Lane

How to Find the San Ysidro Border Fast Pass Lane


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The Border Fast Pass Lane may be accessed from Calle Segunda by staying to the right of the concrete dividers and following the Colonia Federal signs. There are also Medical Services signs that mark this lane.


1. After going through the toll booth from the Scenic Toll Road (Highway 1) at Playas de Tijuana, follow the signs that lead to San Diego.

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2. After coming down the hill and crossing the bridge,
take a right and loop around.

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3. This is Avenida Internacional. You will drive up the hill
and then parallel the U.S. border.

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4. Stay on Avenida Internacional for a few miles.

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5. 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.).

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6. Once you cross under this bridge, prepare to exit to the RIGHT.

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7. Exit RIGHT before the PEMEX gas station, onto AV. MELCHOR OCAMPO.

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8. At the light is Calle Segunda. Smart & Final will be on your left,
Mexitlán is across the street. Take a LEFT here onto CALLE SEGUNDA.

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Once on Calle Segunda, stay in the third lane from the left.
Exit in the lane between the concrete dividers and the
curb. This will lead you directly to the Border Fast Pass Lane.

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This lane is also the lane for Medical Services and to get
to Colonia Federal.

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Continue up the hill, paralleling the regular border line on the left.

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Stay in this lane up the hill and over a bridge and then on
the left is the booth. Pull up towards the booth and give the
official your Fast Pass.

NOTE: Even if you see cones in the lane, it is NOT closed.
Pull up and the officers will come out of the booth.

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How do I get a Fast Pass?