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Table 1-47: U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Passenger Gateways: Entering the United States

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All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2002
All personal vehicle passengers 68,986,616
All personal vehicles 32,538,817
All bus passengers 4,212,863
All pedestrians 1,081,682
All train passengers 255,134
All buses 160,961
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2003
All personal vehicle passengers 62,136,536
All personal vehicles 30,245,165
All bus passengers 3,779,970
All pedestrians 937,493
All train passengers 234,796
All buses 156,589
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2004
All personal vehicle passengers 63,269,668
All personal vehicles 30,660,487
All bus passengers 3,890,380
All pedestrians 826,017
All train passengers 223,477
All buses 155,702
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2005
All personal vehicle passengers 62,501,376
All personal vehicles 30,351,683
All bus passengers 3,854,858
All pedestrians 605,339
All train passengers 235,758
All buses 153,454
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2006
All personal vehicle passengers 62,986,037
All personal vehicles 30,038,524
All bus passengers 3,499,103
All pedestrians 533,739
All train passengers 244,683
All buses 129,452
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2007
All personal vehicle passengers 58,409,016
All personal vehicles 29,775,714
All bus passengers 3,684,631
All pedestrians 441,066
All train passengers 233,070
All buses 136,430
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2008
All personal vehicle passengers 57,423,879
All personal vehicles 28,686,786
All bus passengers 3,404,305
All pedestrians 499,666
All train passengers 238,593
All buses 127,233
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2002
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 17,031,458
Detroit, MI 12,318,806
Blaine, WA 4,794,088
Port Huron, MI 4,188,972
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 3,766,141
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2003
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 13,216,214
Detroit, MI 10,965,872
Blaine, WA 4,491,959
Port Huron, MI 3,821,908
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 3,521,091
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2004
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 13,195,191
Detroit, MI 10,574,206
Blaine, WA 4,936,364
Port Huron, MI 3,909,238
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 3,538,682
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2005
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 13,224,477
Detroit, MI 10,655,076
Blaine, WA 4,868,308
Port Huron, MI 4,001,589
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 2,921,118
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2006
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 13,514,778
Detroit, MI 9,932,051
Blaine, WA 5,276,202
Port Huron, MI 4,106,919
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 2,920,749
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2007
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 14,372,038
Detroit, MI 9,560,365
Blaine, WA 5,187,218
Port Huron, MI 3,523,429
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 1,923,295
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2008
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 13,102,189
Detroit, MI 8,386,427
Blaine, WA 5,754,718
Port Huron, MI 3,500,157
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 1,946,442
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2002
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 7,569,643
Detroit, MI 6,857,332
Blaine, WA 2,385,389
Port Huron, MI 2,187,210
Massena, NY 1,162,510
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2003
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 6,414,415
Detroit, MI 6,315,590
Blaine, WA 2,299,636
Port Huron, MI 1,965,011
Massena, NY 1,133,727
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2004
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 6,148,983
Detroit, MI 6,131,426
Blaine, WA 2,524,256
Port Huron, MI 1,995,988
Calais, ME 1,200,379
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2005
Detroit, MI 6,035,004
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 6,034,398
Blaine, WA 2,482,065
Port Huron, MI 1,953,413
Calais, ME 1,174,011
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2006
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 6,026,058
Detroit, MI 5,634,179
Blaine, WA 2,596,970
Port Huron, MI 1,975,745
Calais, ME 1,173,617
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2007
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 5,977,040
Detroit, MI 5,471,657
Blaine, WA 2,763,389
Port Huron, MI 1,704,479
Calais, ME 1,032,840
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2008
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 5,716,260
Detroit, MI 4,744,182
Blaine, WA 2,748,629
Port Huron, MI 1,667,254
Massena, NY 1,002,960
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2002
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,556,924
Detroit, MI 915,551
Blaine, WA 336,696
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 282,859
Port Huron, MI 147,309
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2003
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,321,778
Detroit, MI 904,425
Blaine, WA 283,863
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 234,620
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 192,760
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2004
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,222,775
Detroit, MI 930,725
Blaine, WA 329,297
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 277,018
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 223,800
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2005
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,367,283
Detroit, MI 931,100
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 296,390
Blaine, WA 294,564
Skagway, AK 134,204
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2006
Detroit, MI 911,799
Buffalo, Niagara Falls, NY 885,061
Blaine, WA 452,521
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 294,028
Skagway, AK 144,819
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2007
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,142,765
Detroit, MI 870,982
Blaine, WA 337,322
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 306,898
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 165,136
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2008
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,040,700
Detroit, MI 720,014
Blaine, WA 335,951
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 306,006
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 208,288
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2002
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 818,913
Sumas, WA 64,432
Portland, MEa 39,293
Calais, ME 35,154
International Falls, MN 24,175
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2003
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 656,022
Sumas, WA 59,330
Calais, ME 45,899
Portland, MEa 38,129
International Falls, MN 27,623
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2004
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 547,126
Sumas, WA 54,911
Calais, ME 44,762
International Falls, MN 28,180
Portland, MEa 21,599
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2005
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 370,295
Calais, ME 44,238
Sumas, WA 33,769
International Falls, MN 24,497
Point Roberts, WA 22,440
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2006
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 345,652
Sumas, WA 28,963
Calais, ME 22,323
International Falls, MN 20,440
Point Roberts, WA 14,935
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2007
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 277,000
Sumas, WA 33,341
Calais, ME 29,123
Point Roberts, WA 14,762
International Falls, MN 14,238
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2008
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 333,565
Sumas, WA 37,699
Calais, ME 27,420
Detroit, MI 16,202
International Falls, MN 15,113
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2002
Blaine, WA 60,521
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 47,315
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 33,738
Skagway, AK 29,754
Port Huron, MI 26,815
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2003
Skagway, AK 44,430
Blaine, WA 43,515
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 37,240
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 28,325
Port Huron, MI 25,485
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2004
Skagway, AK 52,353
Blaine, WA 41,705
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 31,045
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 30,294
Port Huron, MI 18,297
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2005
Skagway, AK 67,462
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 35,951
Blaine, WA 35,454
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 29,831
Port Huron, MI 19,032
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2006
Skagway, AK 74,347
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 37,880
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 33,518
Blaine, WA 32,184
Port Huron, MI 16,070
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2007
Skagway, AK 80,816
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 39,640
Blaine, WA 32,106
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 20,881
Detroit, MI 9,323
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2008
Skagway, AK 77,137
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 37,449
Blaine, WA 34,749
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 32,274
Detroit, MI 9,385
Buses – top 5 gateways 2002
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 50,582
Detroit, MI 36,603
Blaine, WA 15,748
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 10,415
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 8,831
Buses – top 5 gateways 2003
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 43,358
Detroit, MI 36,177
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 15,760
Blaine, WA 12,865
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 11,290
Buses – top 5 gateways 2004
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 39,920
Detroit, MI 37,229
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 17,453
Blaine, WA 14,279
Skagway, AK 9,515
Buses – top 5 gateways 2005
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 45,289
Detroit, MI 37,244
Blaine, WA 12,720
Skagway, AK 10,257
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 10,243
Buses – top 5 gateways 2006
Detroit, MI 36,457
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 30,295
Blaine, WA 12,776
Skagway, AK 10,405
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 8,317
Buses – top 5 gateways 2007
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 37,529
Detroit, MI 33,615
Blaine, WA 14,405
Skagway, AK 11,309
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 8,124
Buses – top 5 gateways 2008
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 34,067
Detroit, MI 31,160
Blaine, WA 14,145
Skagway, AK 11,337
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 8,418
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2009
All personal vehicle passengers 53,528,341
All personal vehicles 26,706,830
All bus passengers 2,503,417
All pedestrians 379,902
All train passengers 217,833
All buses 116,355
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2010
All personal vehicle passengers 56,788,870
All personal vehicles 28,884,267
All bus passengers 2,451,226
All pedestrians 395,103
All train passengers 254,536
All buses 116,064
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2011
All personal vehicle passengers 59,191,696
All personal vehicles 31,595,769
All bus passengers 2,452,429
All pedestrians 406,685
All train passengers 276,730
All buses 113,932
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2012
All personal vehicle passengers 62,008,178
All personal vehicles 33,083,636
All bus passengers 2,435,608
All pedestrians 426,981
All train passengers 269,048
All buses 108,021
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2013
All personal vehicle passengers 62,347,059
All personal vehicles (R) 33,833,388
All bus passengers 2,375,944
All pedestrians 417,094
All train passengers 279,477
All buses 106,152
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2014
All personal vehicle passengers (R) 59,681,417
All personal vehicles 31,979,736
All bus passengers 2,243,782
All pedestrians 423,605
All train passengers (R) 283,213
All buses (R) 103,748
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways 2015
All personal vehicle passengers 52,122,219
All personal vehicles 28,544,860
All bus passengers 2,048,943
All pedestrians 428,147
All train passengers 286,090
All buses 96,160
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2009
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 11,817,527
Detroit, MI 7,270,765
Blaine, WA 5,966,409
Port Huron, MI 3,319,652
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 2,198,127
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2010
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 11,917,742
Detroit, MI 7,217,693
Blaine, WA 6,996,337
Port Huron, MI 3,442,631
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 2,238,864
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2011
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 12,687,201
Blaine, WA 8,312,888
Detroit, MI 7,202,633
Port Huron, MI 3,768,493
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 2,402,487
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2012
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 13,062,312
Blaine, WA 9,121,154
Detroit, MI 7,326,327
Port Huron, MI 3,946,252
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 2,581,591
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2013
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 12,553,685
Blaine, WA 9,736,188
Detroit, MI 7,315,039
Port Huron, MI 4,018,331
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 2,635,060
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2014
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 11,617,483
Blaine, WA 9,711,226
Detroit, MI 7,049,603
Port Huron, MI 3,864,165
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 2,561,398
Personal vehicle passengers – top 5 gateways 2015
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 10,488,584
Blaine, WA 8,153,216
Detroit, MI 6,916,029
Port Huron, MI 3,209,591
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 2,316,270
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2009
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 5,291,623
Detroit, MI 4,082,030
Blaine, WA 2,842,631
Port Huron, MI 1,570,273
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 1,040,154
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2010
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 5,477,863
Detroit, MI 4,051,434
Blaine, WA 3,365,754
Port Huron, MI 1,651,107
Calais, ME 1,054,681
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2011
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 5,912,282
Blaine, WA 4,288,924
Detroit, MI 4,174,337
Port Huron, MI 1,842,632
Point Roberts, WA 1,093,910
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2012
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 6,072,382
Blaine, WA 4,730,705
Detroit, MI 4,165,732
Port Huron, MI 1,981,177
Point Roberts, WA 1,169,632
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2013
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 5,847,483
Blaine, WA 4,977,947
Detroit, MI 4,129,032
Port Huron, MI 2,037,430
Lynden, WA (R) 1,365,458
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2014
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 5,446,904
Blaine, WA 4,873,847
Detroit, MI 4,027,427
Port Huron, MI 1,975,750
Point Roberts, WA 1,190,183
Personal vehicles – top 5 gateways 2015
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 4,902,293
Blaine, WA 4,234,824
Detroit, MI 4,046,472
Port Huron, MI 1,618,685
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 1,030,395
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2009
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 883,448
Blaine, WA 323,333
Detroit, MI 297,787
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 282,949
Skagway, AK 161,255
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2010
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 744,789
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 368,763
Blaine, WA 332,445
Detroit, MI 268,622
Skagway, AK 144,994
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2011
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 729,403
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 395,680
Blaine, WA 328,179
Detroit, MI 254,712
Skagway, AK 143,706
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2012
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 687,530
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 410,941
Blaine, WA 324,371
Detroit, MI 265,757
Skagway, AK 155,359
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2013
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 626,145
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 387,263
Detroit, MI 330,329
Blaine, WA 314,526
Skagway, AK 151,927
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2014
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 590,406
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 332,621
Detroit, MI 305,850
Blaine, WA 260,497
Skagway, AK 184,949
Bus passengers – top 5 gateways 2015
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 521,945
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 309,236
Blaine, WA 308,218
Detroit, MI 229,636
Skagway, AK 161,821
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2009
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 244,697
Sumas, WA 27,022
Calais, ME 16,665
Detroit, MI 16,529
International Falls, MN 15,247
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2010
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 258,868
Sumas, WA 28,172
International Falls, MN 21,697
Detroit, MI 17,302
Point Roberts, WA 14,265
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2011
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 282,815
Sumas, WA 26,527
Detroit, MI 20,913
International Falls, MN 18,582
Point Roberts, WA 16,717
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2012
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 290,987
Sumas, WA 36,565
Detroit, MI 20,613
Point Roberts, WA 16,214
International Falls, MN 16,202
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2013
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 280,260
Sumas, WA 46,761
Point Roberts, WA 22,360
Calais, ME 21,180
International Falls, MN 14,486
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2014
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 274,680
Sumas, WA 59,350
Point Roberts, WA 20,143
Calais, ME 18,733
International Falls, MN 15,680
Pedestrians – top 5 gateways 2015
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 305,675
Sumas, WA 46,407
Point Roberts, WA 21,311
International Falls, MN 13,662
Calais, ME 12,367
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2009
Skagway, AK 64,751
Blaine, WA 44,718
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 36,356
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 28,477
International Falls, MN 6,572
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2010
Skagway, AK 71,970
Blaine, WA 60,680
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 41,625
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 31,432
Port Huron, MI 8,226
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2011
Blaine, WA 75,482
Skagway, AK 73,307
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 47,855
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 30,702
Detroit, MI 8,550
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2012
Skagway, AK 74,844
Blaine, WA 64,175
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 49,498
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 27,009
Detroit, MI 9,122
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2013
Skagway, AK 81,526
Blaine, WA 72,915
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 50,146
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 22,987
Detroit, MI 9,303
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2014
Skagway, AK 81,393
Blaine, WA 75,527
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 49,754
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 22,441
Port Huron, MI 10,001
Train passengers – top 5 gateways 2015
Skagway, AK 84,849
Blaine, WA 77,015
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 45,672
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 20,792
Port Huron, MI 9,051
Buses – top 5 gateways 2009
Detroit, MI 29,777
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 28,534
Blaine, WA 15,159
Skagway, AK 10,571
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 8,565
Buses – top 5 gateways 2010
Detroit, MI 28,868
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 26,217
Blaine, WA 15,768
Skagway, AK 10,303
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 8,980
Buses – top 5 gateways 2011
Detroit, MI 27,708
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 25,731
Blaine, WA 15,502
Skagway, AK 10,540
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 9,544
Buses – top 5 gateways 2012
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 23,959
Detroit, MI 22,865
Blaine, WA 15,988
Skagway, AK 11,715
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 9,935
Buses – top 5 gateways 2013
Detroit, MI 23,295
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 22,222
Blaine, WA 15,078
Skagway, AK 12,063
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 10,224
Buses – top 5 gateways 2014
Detroit, MI 21,247
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 20,298
Blaine, WA 15,284
Skagway, AK 12,769
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 9,838
Buses – top 5 gateways 2015
Detroit, MI 19,877
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 18,468
Blaine, WA 15,215
Skagway, AK 11,148
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 9,513

KEY: R = revised.

a Gateway is a pedestrian/ferry combination crossing.

NOTE

Data reflect all personal vehicles, buses, passengers and pedestrians entering the United States across the U.S.-Canadian border, regardless of nationality.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Border Crossing/Entry Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/international/ as of July 15, 2016.

Updated: Sunday, May 21, 2017