The Northstar Line (Route 888) offers service between Big Lake and downtown Minneapolis, stopping at stations in Elk River, Ramsey, Anoka, Coon Rapids and Fridley.
On the train, you’re immune from highway congestion so travel time doesn’t vary – no matter how heavy the traffic gets. It's your fast, reliable, safe and affordable alternative to driving.
It connects with Northstar Link bus service for service to and from St. Cloud, with Fabulous Friday midday trips.
> Northstar Line (Route 888) schedule
> Route & station maps / Find the station nearest you
> Park & Ride locations
> How to ride Northstar / Train amenities and riding tips
> NEW! Northstar serves all Twins home games - see the schedule
> Fares / How to pay for your ride
> Safety on and around trains
> Take a Sound Point® audio tour of the Northstar Line with your smartphone
> Northstar facts & funding
> NEW! Buy a Northstar ticket or family pass now for all Twins Games and select events
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