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Address: 100 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-4376
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+1 313-567-4422

first international vehicular tunnel

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A quick way to canada

What can I say its a tunnel. its quick,fast and cheap . The tile walls are the feature here and although its a little narrow a simple ride through. Catch the entrance on... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2016
Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

What can I say its a tunnel. its quick,fast and cheap . The tile walls are the feature here and although its a little narrow a simple ride through. Catch the entrance on Jefferson Ave just north of Cobo Hall. the ride takes you right to the downtown center Windsor Ont. where you can get some great views of the... More 

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London, Canada
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We paid $9.00 Canadian for a return trip from Windsor, Ontario to Detroit, Michigan to attend a Detroit Lions football game. The special event bus leaves 2 1/2 before the event but there are regular buses to Detroit that let you off a few blocks from all of the major leagues sports venues. Excellent experience!

Thank GrammyYvonne
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I took bus from Rose Park Transit to Windsor Transit and return several times. They were cheaper than taxi. They have nice bus and driver there. I didn't have problem with it. It will be nice if they stop at Via Rail station at Windsor.

Thank Dave O
Royal Oak, Michigan
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78 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This tunnel connects Detroit and Windsor at the center of these great cities. An engineering masterpiece, fresh air circulates continuously to ensure the exhaust fumes from vehicles aren't an issue, even on those times when the tunnel traffic is at a standstill (not often). Both U.S. and Canadian currencies are accepted on both sides. It's a short drive, your radio... More 

Thank Christine V
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47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Always a quick drive to Windsor from Detroit. I'd rather fly into Detroit and drive into Windsor than flying into windsor

Thank Allen T
Tecumseh, Canada
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

The tunnel connects two great countries and gets you from one to the other in minutes. We take the tunnel bus all the time to take in games concerts and dinners with an easy quick ride. It is always kinda cool to see the flags when you cross the international boarder. Kinda freaks you out when your stuck in traffic... More 

Thank Shaun0678
Grand Bahama Island
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

It was great for me some years ago, I talked all the way to Canada, I met people while on the bus. I'm from the Island's "this Tunnel is Great" Love it! I did this 3 Times @ different year's back and forth I'll do it again. We visit in March for our meeting so I took Detroit trip often.

Thank Elizabeth W
Chelsea, Michigan
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

If you are traveling to Windsor from Detroit, the Ambassador Bridge is definitely the way to go, since you get gorgeous views of both Detroit and Windsor. If you commute regularly between the two cities, then take the tunnel, which is less backed up and doesn't have people gazing out the window, looking at the views! Oh, and if you... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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205 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

We used Windsor City Transit to cross over for the day to explore Detroit and have lunch. Really easy to use and the price is right. The tunnel is old and a bit unsettling but it works fine. Customs clearance on both sides is really easy.

Thank Gregg A
Macomb, Michigan
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207 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Drove to Windsor from Detroit via the Tunnel and returned the same day via the Bridge. The Tunnel is 25 cents cheaper. The Tunnel was backed up almost as soon as we entered it. It moved very slowly. And a car broke down; cars were passing it on the wrong side of the road which was very dangerous. A truck... More 

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