Train Transfers To and From Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

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Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Train Transfers

Upon arrival at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP), passengers can choose from several ground transportation services, including rental cars, taxis, rideshares, buses, hotel shuttle services, and trains.

Metro (Minneapolis) LRT

Light rail trains (LRT) stop at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 and connect travelers to 17 other destinations, including downtown Minneapolis to the north and Mall of America to the south.

From the airport, trains can take you to the Mall of America in 12 minutes, and to the Warehouse District in downtown Minneapolis in approximately 25 minutes.

Terminal 1

The light rail station is below the Red, Blue, and Silver parking ramps. From the Tram Level (one level below Baggage Claim area), take the tram to the Red, Blue, and Silver parking ramps. When exiting the tram, follow the signs to the light rail station.

Terminal 2

The light rail station is on the north side of the Orange Ramp. From Level 1, near Ticketing, take the elevator or escalator up to the Orange Ramp skyway. Follow the signs to the LRT station. Take the escalators or elevators down one level to the station platform.

The light rail stations are fully accessible and run from approximately 3:36 a.m. to 11:46 p.m. (southbound).

The train is available daily. It runs every 10 minutes during peak hours and typically every 10 to 15 minutes at other times of the day.

The regular fare starts at $2.00.

You can buy your ticket at the ticket machines at the rail stations. Reduced fares are available for seniors, children, and persons with disabilities. While children under 6 years can take a ride free when accompanied by paid fares.

Use the LRT when transferring between airport Terminals 1 and 2. No ticket is needed to travel between airport terminal stations.

A complimentary shuttle service between the terminal buildings is available as an alternative to light rail for passengers with mobility challenges and special needs, including physical limitations, elderly, a parent with young children, and baggage.

For a complete guide to Metro (Minneapolis) LRT fares, destinations, and schedules, please check here: