Northfield

Local Bus: The Northfield Express (HiawathaLand)

  • * Free Bus for St. Olaf students, faculty, and Staff – Stops at Carleton, Just Food Co-Op, Papa Murphy’s/Gran Plaza, Cub/Target, Arby’s, Jesse James Lanes, and El Tequila/Culvers.
  • Complete route map.
  • Operates daily from September 7th 2017 to June 4th 2018:
    • Monday-Saturday 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    • Sunday, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • No service:
    • New Years Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving (and Friday after)
    • Christmas Eve Day
    • Christmas Day
    • November 23-24, 2017
    • December 20, 2017 – January 1, 2018
    • Last day: June 4, 2018

HiawathaLand Transit – Northfield Route

  • Transportation to locations within the Northfield city limits.
  • Easy transport back and forth to Carleton – quick reference schedule: GOING TO CARLETON
  • Students and employees of the college can ride any regular route free by showing a valid college ID to the driver*.
  • Operates weekdays: Monday – Friday, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • No Service:
    • New Years Day
    • Memorial Day
    • July 4th
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving (and Friday after)
    • Christmas Day
  • Dial-a-Ride service is also available with additional fee. Tokens available at the Bookstore.

Van-GO!

  • Daily transportation in and around Northfield to support students community service, off-campus student-work, medical appointments, and classes at Carleton.
  • Offered only during the academic year.
  • Operates weekdays: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

 First Choice Shuttle (Taxi)

  • 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.

Safe Ride

  • On-campus safety escort.
  • Phone number: (507) 785-3666

Other transportation options such as Enterprise Car-Share, Metro Express, Eco Trans, etc. are also available, click here for all options.