Getting to the Twin Cities & the Airport

The Twin Cities and the MSP Airport are accessible to St. Olaf students through a few forms of transportation. View some of the most commonly utilized options below!

Break Shuttles to the MSP Airport

  • Provided by Northfield Lines, Inc.

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. You may see the complete schedule on their website.
  • Operates 365 days a year, including all major holidays.
  • Tickets are purchased online only.
    • One-way advance purchase tickets: $15, including one large suitcase and one carry-on.  Additional luggage: 2nd bag $5, 3rd bag $10.

First Choice Shuttle (Taxi)

  • Phone number: (507) 645-4447
  • 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 Limousine Service 

All Minnesota Airports Served for Airport Limo and Car Services

  • Minneapolis-St Paul International (MSP) airport
  • Humphrey terminal
  • All public regional airports
  • All private-jet airports


Additional Information

FAQ: Where do I get on the bus at the MSP airport?
You will get on the bus at the MSP Transit Center.
Go downstairs to Baggage Claim, then on to Ground Transportation; follow the signs for Charter Buses (not shuttle buses!).
Look for a Northfield Lines bus – it could be a coach bus or smaller – be sure to look at the vehicles. If in doubt, ask the drivers!