Getting around to visits our colleges doesn’t need to be an obstacle. You have options!

First, check if any of your friends are going to the colleges that interest you. You might be able to get a ride with one of them.

If that isn’t possible, explore the transportation links below. There are options within the Twin Cities as well as to and from the Twin Cities to each community in Greater Minnesota where our colleges are located. Many of the colleges in St. Paul are also near the Green Line light rail. View map of campus locations.

Duluth (St. Scholastica)

Mankato / St. Peter (Bethany Lutheran, Gustavus)

  • Land to Air (Mankato, Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and St. Peter)

Twin Cities metro area (Augsburg, Bethel, Concordia University, Hamline, Macalester, MCAD, St. Kate’s, St. Thomas)

  • Amtrak (Fargo-Moorhead, St. Cloud, St. Paul and Winona)
  • Groome Transportation (Duluth and Mall of America)
  • Jefferson Lines (Collegeville, Duluth, Mall of America, Minneapolis, Moorhead, St. Cloud, St. Paul, Winona and numerous other cities in Greater Minnesota)
  • Land to Air (Mankato, Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and St. Peter)
  • Maple Grove Transit (Maple Grove and downtown Minneapolis)
  • Metro Mobility – for those with a disability or health condition (Minneapolis, St. Paul and many Twin Cities metro communities)
  • Metro Transit – bus and light rail (Minneapolis, St. Paul and many Twin Cities metro communities)
  • Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (Apple Valley, Burnsville, downtown Minneapolis, downtown St. Paul, Eagan, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Savage and Shakopee)
  • Nice Ride Minnesota (Minneapolis)
  • Northfield Lines – Metro Express (Mall of America, downtown Minneapolis, downtown Northfield and Carleton and St. Olaf in Northfield, and St. Kate’s and St. Thomas in St. Paul)
  • Northstar commuter rail/bus link (Anoka, Big Lake, Coon Rapids, downtown Minneapolis, Elk River, Fridley, Ramsey and St. Cloud)
  • Plymouth Metrolink (Plymouth and downtown Minneapolis)
  • SouthWest Transit (Carver, Chanhassen, Chaska, downtown Minneapolis and Eden Prairie)

Moorhead (Concordia College)

  • Amtrak (Fargo-Moorhead, St. Cloud, St. Paul and Winona)
  • Jefferson Lines (Collegeville, Duluth, Mall of America, Minneapolis, Moorhead, St. Cloud, St. Paul, Winona and numerous other cities in Greater Minnesota)

Northfield (Carleton, St. Olaf)

  • Northfield Lines – Metro Express (Mall of America, downtown Minneapolis, downtown Northfield and Carleton and St. Olaf in Northfield, and St. Kate’s and St. Thomas in St. Paul)

St. Cloud / Collegeville / St. Joseph (Saint Benedict, Saint John’s)

  • Amtrak (Fargo-Moorhead, St. Cloud, St. Paul and Winona)
  • Jefferson Lines (Collegeville, Duluth, Mall of America, Minneapolis, Moorhead, St. Cloud, St. Paul, Winona and numerous other cities in Greater Minnesota)
  • Northstar commuter rail/bus link (Anoka, Big Lake, Coon Rapids, downtown Minneapolis, Elk River, Fridley, Ramsey and St. Cloud)

Winona (Saint Mary’s)

  • Amtrak (Fargo-Moorhead, St. Cloud, St. Paul and Winona)
  • Jefferson Lines (Collegeville, Duluth, Mall of America, Minneapolis, Moorhead, St. Cloud, St. Paul, Winona and numerous other cities in Greater Minnesota)

Still need help?

If you need more guidance, consider contacting the college admissions office regarding your transportation concerns. They might be able to provide some helpful advice.