Hansboro – Cartwright Border Crossing

Hansboro - Cartwright Border Crossing

Hansboro Cartwright border crossing

The Hansboro – Cartwright border crossing is a lightly traveled route between US and Canada. An average of around 500 passenger vehicles and fewer than 100 trucks pass through this border crossing. This port of entry connects the towns of Hansboro, North Dakota and Cartwright, Manitoba.


Hours of Operations & Wait Times

Passenger and commercial vehicles are welcome to enter the US daily from 8 am to 9 pm. Travelers entering Canada are welcome to pass through daily from 8 am to 9 pm. Commercial vehicles, on the other hand, are only allowed to enter Canada from 8 am to 5 pm daily.

Both border offices have yet to publish any wait times for this particular port of entry since it only encounters a small number of vehicles each day. But if you wish to get notified regarding delays on any of the border crossings, you can download the CanBorder app or the CBP Border Wait Times app on iTunes and Google Play.


Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions

Find more about Weather in Hansboro, ND

To learn about traffic, weather, or road conditions on ND Highway 4 and nearby roads, check the state’s travel information map. Another option is to call the North Dakota travel information hotline – 511 or, if calling from out of state, 1-866-696-3511.

Manitoba also has an Interactive Highway Map you can view to check traffic, weather, and road conditions before you pass through the Hansboro – Cartwright border crossing. The province also has a travel information hotline similar to what some states use in the US (like ND). You can call 511 instead of checking the highway map for information. You can get updates by following @MBGovRoads.


Contact & Directions for Your Trip

If you’re in need of more information regarding the Hansboro – Cartwright border crossing, please get in touch with the US or Canadian border officials using the information we’ve provided below. To reach this port of entry, you can use the map, address, and directions we’ve posted below.

Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map

How to Get to the Border?
To get to the Hansboro ND border crossing from the US, you’ll need to head north on Highway 4. From Canada’s side, just go south on Provincial Trunk Highway 5 past Cartwright, Manitoba.

Address & Phone Numbers


  • U.S.:10935 Hwy 4, Hansboro, ND 58339
  • US Customs: 1 (701) 266-5633


  • Canada:Manitoba Highway 5,Cartwright, Manitoba R0K 0L0
  • Canadian Customs: (204) 529-2437
Useful information for travelers

On your way to crossing the border hotels are available, compare best hotels prices available on the US side and Canadian side. Bed and breakfast can be found here and here. If you are looking to find cheap cars for rent check this website for comparision of car rent prices. Check best car rental deals from Hertz, Avis, National Car Hire and Alamo.

Are you heading for camping, check for this fantastic campgrounds, or search for the best RV parking places. Need an RV hired, check this website. Boats and canoes are available for rent if you are crossing the border for some fun and hiking check these accommodation options. Are you going for golf – see the top golf courses and tee times here. Hiking options.

Did you car break down middle of the road, call for car help get emergency services. Do you need travel insurance – visit our partners here. You pets can be insured as well here. Visiting Canada for medical reasons, check this website.

Documentation needs to be all ready, for find the necessary legal forms here.

Things to Know About the Hansboro -Cartwright Border Crossing:

  • Cartwright, Manitoba is just 7 miles north of the border. This urban community has several tourist attractions such as historical buildings, a golf club, and Rock Lake Beach, to name a few.
  • South of the border, approximately 41 miles away, is the city of Cando. It is called the “Duck Capital of North Dakota,” offering several first class outdoor activities such as fishing as well as big game and waterfowl hunting.

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