CBX in response to COVID-19

CBX in response to COVID-19

A COVID-19 test is not required for CBX passengers.

A negative COVID-19 test is not required for CBX passengers. The guidelines established by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) only require passengers arriving directly into U.S. airports on international flights to provide proof of a recent negative COVID-19 test.  

Fully vaccinated, non-citizen travelers with appropriate documentation, including those with B1/B2 visas, are permitted to enter the United States for non-essential travel through CBX. Travelers will be required to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination as outlined on the CDC website (FDA approved and WHO emergency list vaccines).Travelers ages 17 and under are exempt from the vaccination requirement but should be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult.

 Click for more Information: https://www.dhs.gov/news/2021/10/29/fact-sheet-guidance-travelers-enter-us-land-ports-entry-and-ferry-terminals

At the moment, there are no restrictions for passengers traveling to Mexico. 

Our janitorial staff is utilizing high-grade disinfectant throughout the terminal with an emphasis on high touch areas to protect travelers from infection at CBX. Hand sanitizer stations are also readily available throughout the terminal along with disinfectant wipes.

Our commitment to the safety of our passengers, guests and staff will continue to be our top priority. We thank you for your trust as we navigate through these unfortunate circumstances.

Please refer to the following websites for more information on this developing topic:

  • Department of Homeland Security, Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions, click here.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, click here.
  • San Diego County coronavirus information, click here.
  • Tijuana International Airport, click here.

Traveling through CBX

CBX is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for both northbound and southbound passengers.

Travel restrictions, requiring non-US Citizens to demonstrate an essential reason for travel, remain in effect, Passengers whose purpose for travel is considered essential may cross with official documentation.

  • “Essential travel” includes, but is not limited to:
    • U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents returning to the United States;
    • Individuals traveling for medical purposes (e.g., to receive medical treatment in the United States);
    • Individuals traveling to attend educational institutions;
    • Individuals traveling to work in the United States (e.g., individuals working in the farming or agriculture industry who must travel between the United States and Mexico in furtherance of such work);
    • Individuals traveling for emergency response and public health purposes (e.g., government officials or emergency responders entering the United States to support Federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial government efforts to respond to COVID-19 or other emergencies);
    • Individuals engaged in lawful cross-border trade (e.g., truck drivers supporting the movement of cargo between the United States and Mexico);
    • Individuals engaged in official government travel or diplomatic travel;
    • Members of the U.S. Armed Forces, and the spouses and children of members of the U.S. Armed Forces, returning to the United States; and
    • Individuals engaged in military-related travel or operations.
  • The following travel does not fall within the definition of “essential travel”
    • Individuals traveling for tourism purposes (e.g., sightseeing, recreation, gambling, or attending cultural events).

If you will be traveling for “essential” reasons, please allow additional travel time to comply with the preventative measures that have been implemented in response to COVID-19.


For information on your flight, cancellations or rerouting, please contact your airline directly.

Do your part to slow the spread of COVID-19

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

CBX Shuttle Service Changes

Our shuttle service continues to operate the following routes:

LOS ANGELES, to Santa Ana, Anaheim, Huntington Park and downtown Los Angeles.

SAN DIEGO, to Santa Fe Depot and Car Rental Center.

SAN YSIDRO, to Las Americas Outlets and San Ysidro Transportation Center.

POMONA, with stops including Temecula, Riverside and Pomona.

SACRAMENTO, with stops including Bakersfield, Fresno, and Sacramento.

For shuttle schedule or any other information regarding this service please call +1 (888) 501-0854 or contact reservations@damarisexpressinc.com