Alburg Springs – Clarenceville Border Crossing

Alburg Springs border inspection station

Alburg Springs border inspection station

The Alburg Springs – Clarenceville border crossing is a quiet port of entry that connects the town of Alburgh, Vermont to the village of Clarenceville, Quebec. It is a low volume border crossing located near the shore of Lake Champlain. The US border station was built in 1937 and is still being used today. In 2014, it was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.



Hours of Operations & Wait Times

The US port of entry is open to all vehicles daily from 8 am to midnight. The Canadian port of entry is also open from 8 am to midnight seven days a week to passenger vehicles. Commercial vehicles, on the other hand, can only pass through into Canada on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm. Delays are not typical at the Alburg Springs – Clarenceville border crossing because it is a low volume port. Travelers who want to get current wait times at this crossing can get the CanBorder app or the CBP Border Wait Times app on Google Play or iTunes.

Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions

Find more about Weather in Clarenceville-Est, CATraffic is light at the Alburg Springs – Clarenceville border crossing even during peak hours. To get updates on traffic and road conditions in Vermont, travelers can visit the New England 511 website or follow the Twitter account @511VT.
Quebec also provides reports on road network conditions through its Quebec 511 program. Travelers can call 511 or 1-888-355-0511, get the mobile app, or follow the Twitter account @Qc511_Mtl to get updates while on the go.

Contact & Directions for Your Trip

Travelers who want to learn more about the Alburg Springs – Clarenceville border crossing can get in touch with the customs officials at this location using the phone numbers below. Those who want to use this port of entry to cross the US-Canada border can use the map and directions below as a guide.

Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map

How to Get to the Border?
From the US, head north on US Route 2 to Alburgh then continue on Vermont Route 78 to Alburg Springs Road. Follow the road to the US-Canada border. From Quebec, head south on Beech Road from Henryville until you reach the US-Canada border.

Address & Phone Numbers


  • U.S.: 303 Alburg Springs Road, Alburgh, Vermont 05440
  • US Customs: (802) 796-3704


  • Canada: 2500 Beech Road, Clarenceville, Quebec J0J 1B0
  • Canadian Customs: (514) 294-2288

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 Alburg Springs – Clarenceville Border Crossing:

  • The Korean War Veterans Fishing Access, a fishing platform, is located on US Route 2 where it crosses Lake Champlain connecting New York and Vermont. Fishing enthusiasts can expect to catch a variety of fish species like the yellow perch, white perch, bluegill sunfish, smallmouth and largemouth bass, rock bass, brown bullhead, and northern pike.
  • Clarenceville (Saint-Georges-de-Clarenceville) is a municipality that used to be owned by the French in 1727. The land changed hands several times which meant the name of the area also changed. It was only in 1822 that it got named Saint-Georges-de-Clarenceville.

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