Getting to the Twin Cities & MSP Airport

Twin Cities

Whether you are trying to get to the Twin Cities for shopping and dining or traveling to the MSP Airport for a break or a trip, Minneapolis and St. Paul are accessible to St. Olaf students through a few forms of transportation. Click the boxes to the right to view some of the most commonly utilized options!

Looking to travel around the Twin Cities?

Consider taking a transportation option to the Mall of America (or another common location) and use the Metro Trip Planner to learn where to go from there!

Information about the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

Directions to Terminal 1 (Lindberg)
Directions to Terminal 2 (Humphrey)MSP Logo

What terminal am I flying into/out of?
Terminal 1 – Lindbergh

Aer Lingus  •  Air Canada
Air Choice One  •  Air France
Alaska Airlines  •  American Airlines
Boutique Air  •  Delta  •  Frontier Airlines
KLM  •  Spirit Air  •  United Airlines

Terminal 2 – Humphrey

Southwest Airlines
Sun Country Airlines

How can I travel between terminals?

There is a free Light Rail tram that travels between the terminals at MSP. Please note: traveling between terminals may add an additional 30 minutes to your travel time. More information about the Light Rail Tram is available online.

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!