Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport is a joint-use international airport. It's within 10 miles of downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul. MSP is the largest and busiest airport in the six-state Upper Midwest region. Here's the address of Terminal 1:
Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
4300 Glumack Drive, St. Paul, MN 55111
For information about airport parking services and rates, check out the MSP Parking guide right here.
Various means of transport are available at MSP, including the Minneapolis Airport shuttle, rideshare, taxi service, rental cars, and public transit. Several airport transfers are available to take you to your desired destination in or around the city. It can be difficult to find the cheapest transportation at the last minute, so we listed information about each option below.
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Minneapolis Airport Shuttle
Whether you're flying into MSP as a visitor or getting ready to fly out of town like a local, you need a reliable airport shuttle company. Looking for a shuttle service from Rochester to Minneapolis Airport, Duluth, or any other destination? Don't leave your ground transportation to chance—we can help.
Super Shuttle Express is a very popular transportation company that provides a variety of airport shuttle services. Since shared rides haven't been available due to the pandemic, the company offers convenient express shuttle transfers. The following list shows the Super Shuttle rates for rides from MSP to several popular destinations.
||Express Non-Stop Ride
|Mall of America
|University of Minnesota
Book your ride online, via the phone app, or by calling 800-258-3826.
Rochester Shuttle Service is the best shuttle and your safest choice if you’re traveling to Rochester. Their scheduled shuttle service to the airport and Mall of America offers both reliable rides and cheap prices. Check out their fares in the following list:
Where is the pick-up location at MSP Airport?
At Terminal 1, the check-in counter is in the Ground Transportation Atrium by the taxis and hotel shuttles. From Terminal 2, go out of door #6 of the terminal and cross the street to the Ground Transportation Center. Rochester Shuttle will park at the far right end.
Call Rochester Shuttle Service at 507-216-6354 or 888-998-9098 for additional information.
Searching for a dependable shuttle to MSP from Eau Claire or Duluth? Groome Transportation offers affordable shuttle rides from Minneapolis Airport to Eau Claire, Rochester, La Crosse, and many more. Discover their rates to/from MSP in the list below and discover detailed directions to the pick-up area at MSP.
Land to Air Express service has been connecting cities in Southern Minneapolis to each other for more than 30 years. If you need the airport shuttle service from MSP to St. Peter, choose this shuttle company. A convenient daily shuttle bus between St. Peter and Minneapolis Airport is available for as low as $25 per person.
Where is the pick-up location at MSP Airport?
Pick-ups and drop-offs are available at both terminals. This Minneapolis Airport shuttle picks up at Ground Transportation. From baggage claim, follow the signs to ground transportation and hotel shuttles.
NWT Express Shuttle offers scheduled and charter service to many Wisconsin cities, including Hayward, Spooner, New Richmond, etc. Reservations are required, and they operate two trips every day. However, if the schedule does not match your flight, you can call them at 715-634-5307 for a custom quote. Here are the NWT Express rates for MSP shuttles to several Wisconsin cities:
Not only Shuttle Fare can help you find a suitable ride, but we offer a selection of great hotels as well. Check some of the Minneapolis hotels with airport shuttle services and call any of them for additional information:
|Courtyard by Marriott
|Spring Hill Suites
App-based ride services that are allowed to operate at Minneapolis Airport are Uber and Lyft. To help you compare the prices and find the cheapest ride from MSP Airport, we listed their lowest estimates to several popular destinations.
Uber MSP Airport to:
- Downtown Minneapolis: $13
- Saint Paul: $15
- Mall of America: $8
Lyft MSP Airport to:
- Downtown Minneapolis: $20
- Saint Paul: $18
- Mall of America: $12
At Terminal 1, app-based transfers pick up on Level 2 of the Green parking ramp. At Terminal 2, the meeting point is on the ground level of the Purple parking ramp. To learn more about pick-ups, drop-offs, and TNC fares to popular locations, check out the Uber MSP Airport guide!
Minneapolis Airport Taxi
To get to the taxi rank at Terminal 1, use the Tram Level (Level T). Signs will direct you one level up to the taxi starter booth. At Terminal 2, taxis are at the Ground Transport Center, on the ground level of the Purple Ramp. Here are the average fares:
- MSP to Downtown Minneapolis: $39-$49
- MSP to Downtown St. Paul: $31-$38
These fares include a $2.50 flag drop and a $4.50 airport access fee.
To have the freedom to explore the city at your own pace, renting a car would be a smart move. On-airport rental car counters at Terminal 1 are on the second and third levels between the Blue and Red parking ramps. You can take the underground tram to the ramps and then take an elevator to the second or third floor. At Terminal 2, rental car counters are in the Ground Transport Center on the ground level of the Purple Ramp directly across from the terminal building.
All car rental companies have counters at both terminals, and you can find their contact information below.
The cheapest way to get to downtown Minneapolis is via public transportation. Light rail transit (LRT) trains stop at both terminals and connect travelers to many destinations in the area. Trains run every 10 minutes during peak hours and every 10 to 15 minutes at other times of the day. The price for adults is $2.00 during non-rush hours and $2.50 during peak hours.
To reach the Terminal 1 station, take the tram to the Transit Center and then follow the signs to the light rail station. To get to the Terminal 2 station, take the elevator or escalator from Level 1 up to the Orange Ramp skyway, and follow the signs to the LRT station: