How long does a transfer take

Transfer times when using the Transporter app are largely dependent on source chain finality, which varies by blockchain.

Transfer times are largely dependent on how fast the source chain—which refers to the chain you are bridging assets from—reaches finality. This is because Chainlink CCIP, the industry-standard cross-chain solution underpinning the Transporter bridging app, takes a security-first approach to cross-chain token transfers and waits for finality to avoid chain reorgs. Waiting for source chain finality is a critical security feature of CCIP as it helps ensure tokens are locked or burned on the source chain before unlocking or minting tokens on the destination chain.