Lancaster / Tolstoi


Lancaster / Tolstoi Border Crossing – MN 59 / MB 59

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Lancaster is a lightly travelled border crossing that is used mainly by vacationers and local residents.

Lancaster / Tolstoi Port Information

  • The service hours for border crossings with limited service hours such as this one can change so you may want to call the border office or otherwise confirm it’s hours of operation.
  • Hours of operation – 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week, year round.
  • Commercial Services are available only M-F with more limited hours. Call the border office for more information.
  • This is a Class A U.S. port which means it is a designated port for all aliens. Foreign nationals entering the U.S. should use Class A Ports of Entry.

Current Road Conditions in Minnesota and Manitoba

We have special pages showing all current road advisories for the State of Minnesota and the Province of Manitoba. These pages show problems such as roadway accidents, snow or ice, lane closures or blockages, construction, road restrictions, traffic problems, and roadwork around the border crossing.

Traffic Map of Lancaster / Tolstoi Border Crossing Area

Click on the “Traffic” button to see current congestion data if available.  This map is interactive so you may zoom in or out.  The orange “man” will give you a street view if available in this area. You can get directions to this port by clicking on the “Directions” link under the map.

Travel Tips for the Lancaster / Tolstoi Border Crossing

  • Minnesota utilizes the 511 Traveler Information system where you can receive up-to-date, location-specific road and weather information on any highway in the state. You simply dial “511” from any phone to reach this system and then enter the highway number for incident reports. The 511 out-of-state phone number is: (800) 542-0220.
  • Port GPS Coordinates – Longitude and Latitude: 48.999987, -96.801076
  • Send us your tips about this border crossing!

Telephone Numbers for the Border Customs Offices at Lancaster and Tolstoi

  • U.S. Lancaster Border Office Contact Information: (218) 762-4100
  • You will need to call the Canadian Border Information Service (CBIS) for information on the Canadian port as they discourage calls directly to the border patrol office.
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