Other options

Northfield Metro Express

  • Daily route service from Northfield to the Twin Cities
  • The vehicle has wireless internet, fold down tray tables for laptops and a bike rack mounted on the bus for those whose stops may be located farther than walking distance.
  • Bus runs three times daily, click here for a complete schedule.
  • Operates 365 days a year, including all major holidays.
  • Tickets are purchased online only.
    • One-way advance purchase tickets: $13.00, including one large suitcase and one carry-on.
    • Additional luggage: $5.00/bag.
    • One-Way – On-Site Purchase from Driver: $25.00 non-refundable.
    • Commuter bus passes start at $260.00 for a twenty one-way punch pass and $346.00 for unlimited monthly ridership.

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  • Our car sharing program is a great way to get off campus to run errands or meet friends without the cost of car ownership. Become a member today for $1 with promo code 1TOJOIN! Your first-year membership fee is waived, plus all members will enjoy $5 hourly rates thanks to our partners at Nissan.
  • Enterprise CarShare vehicles are parked on your campus on the north side of Buntrock Commons and hourly rates include fuel and damage/liability protection.

Enterprise Rent-a-Car

  • Call the Northfield Enterprise Rent-a-Car location directly at this number (507) 664-9944 to make arrangements to rent vehicles for personal use (must be at least 21 years of age).
  • The Northfield Enterprise location is located at the corner of Highway 3 and Second Street, at the rear of the Farmer’s Insurance building.

EcoTrans

  • Green transportation alternatives for residents and visitors traveling to and from the greater Northfield, Minnesota.
  • Phone Number: 507-664-3859
  • Email for more information to Twin Cities, MSP airport, and Rochester.
  • Create reservation

Student organizations – Enterprise Rental Information

Ride Board 

  • Offer a ride or looking for a ride.  A way to connect and save gas and money.
  • Have you tried the Ride Board?
    • We encourage students to use the Ride Board or the stolaf-extra list to find shared rides.

Taxi, Buses, and Trains

  •  First Choice Shuttle
    • Phone number: (507) 645-4447
    • $5 ride anywhere in town, each additional person $1.
    • Do not accept credit cards. Plan accordingly.
    • Also available for out of town locations, Airport Service, and other destinations. Advance reservations requested for these trips.
  • Aspen Travel Taxi & Limo
    • Phone number: (888)-662-7736
    • Airport service only.
  • Jefferson Bus Lines
    • Stops at the Big Steer Travel Center (7 miles from campus) six times daily, traveling north to Minneapolis and st. Paul and south to Des Moines and Kansas City.
  • Amtrak Trains
    • Phone number: (800) 872-7245
    • Leave from the Twin Cities only.
  • MegaBus
    • For inexpensive bus transportation from Chicago to: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Milwaukee, Madison,Detroit, Toledo, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and St. Louis.
    • Likely an economical way to get to the single Bus Stop ( North 3rd Ave by 4th St Parking) is a shared cab. Even more economical, if schedule permits, try to take a Metro Express Shuttle to the airport and hop a cab from there (same for a return trip).
  • Share ride (shuttle) operators and regional transit
    • A lot of information on transit and shuttle services, frequently updated and useful information.

**The college provides this information as a service.  Disputes must be handled individually. **