How to Reach Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Easiest Way to Reach Minneapolis

HOW TO GET TO MINNEAPOLIS

  • By Air: The Minneapolis St. Paul’s International Airport is divided into two terminals. The Lindbergh and Humphrey have flights arriving from different parts of the world. Most of the flights arrive at Lindbergh.
  • Following are the airlines servicing Terminal 1- Lindbergh Air, Canada Jazz, Air France, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Great Lakes Aviation United Airlines US Airways.
  • Following are the services of Terminal 2- Humphrey, Icelandair, Southwest Airlines Sun Country Airlines, Spirit Airlines.
  • By Train: Amtrak is the most convenient railway service. The general station is the Midtown one and the easiest conveyance from there is by hiring a taxi. Northstar Line- this is another option in case of railways. The general station is near Target Field. This service mostly connects the Northwest suburbs to Downtown Minneapolis.
  • By Car: Interstate highways 94 and 35W are the main entrances to the city.
  • By Bus: The Greyhound and Jefferson Lines are the 2 services that arrive at the Hawthorne Transportation Center.

HOW TO GET AROUND MINNEAPOLIS

  • Metro Transit: Operates both bus and light rail (Blue Line and Green Line). Though the routes may be confusing to outsiders, the Metro Transit web-site is very user friendly. 1-day(USD5), 7-day(USD22), and 31-day(USD 53-USD114) unlimited passes may be bought, and loaded onto a Go-To Card (purchased online, at a Metro Transit Store, or participating Metro Transit sales outlets).
  • Bike: The city heavily encourages cycling, both on road and off road. Many bike rental programmes exist. Nice Ride Minnesota is popular one, as is Calhoun Cycle.
  • Skyway: This is practically a tourist attraction in itself. Two stories above the ground, this collection of bridges soar between a 7X7 block area. Lines with restaurants, stores, shops and malls, it’s an excellent hangout.

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Modes of Transportation in Minneapolis

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Minneapolis. The most preferred mode of transport in Minneapolis is Car.

Average distance: 22.69 km Average time: 33.27 min

  • Car 74%
    Driving 32.7 min Walking 0.41 min Overall average time for 26.12 kms 33.11 min
  • Walking 6%
    Walking 17.67 min Overall average time for 1.26 kms 17.67 min
  • Train/Metro 2%
    Train 45 min Bus 30 min Waiting 30 min Walking 10 min Overall average time for 48.28 kms 115 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 10%
    Bus 22.4 min Train 4 min Walking 2.8 min Waiting 2 min Overall average time for 11.2 kms 31.2 min
  • Bike 4%
    Bike 23.5 min Walking 0.5 min Overall average time for 7.24 kms 24 min

How to Reach Minneapolis from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Brooklyn Center to Minneapolis 7.54 km 7 mins
St Paul to Minneapolis 15.17 km 20 mins
Plymouth to Minneapolis 21.17 km 21 mins
Maple Grove to Minneapolis 21.18 km 21 mins
Newport to Minneapolis 29.49 km 29 mins
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