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Your Blue Ribbon State Fair Tradition

 

Express Service

Express buses operate from 20 Twin Cities locations. To find the express site nearest you, use the State Fair Park & Ride Finder. For automated State Fair transit information, call 612-373-3333.

Buses operate 8 a.m. – midnight; departure times are approximate. Express buses serve the NEW State Fair Transit Hub, which is located on the west side of the fairgrounds near the West End Market (formerly Heritage Square). All express service is wheelchair accessible.

> View a PDF version of State Fair Express information

$5 round-trip or buy your ride online!

Cash or Bus Bargain Tickets only.
Please have exact fare. Children
age four and under ride free. 

Cash only at SouthWest Transit, Minnesota Valley Transit Authority and BlueXpress locations.


 

Every Day Aug. 21 - Sept. 1

 

Cash or Bus Bargain Tickets accepted at these locations

 

Service Approximately Every 15 Minutes

1 National Sports Center – 1700 105th Ave. NE

2 Brookdale Square – Brooklyn Center, 5900 Shingle Creek Pkwy., NE corner of Shingle Creek Pkwy. & Bass Lake Rd.

3 I-394 & Co. Rd. 73 Park & Ride – Minnetonka, SW corner of I-394 & Co. Rd. 73

4 Parade Stadium – Minneapolis, 600 Kenwood Pkwy.  (across from Dunwoody)

5 Bloomington – 82nd St. & 24th Ave. S., across from Mall of America East parking ramp
 

Service Approximately Every Half Hour

6 Fridley Station – Fridley, 61st Ave. & Main St. NE

7 Marcus Oakdale Cinema – Oakdale, 5677 Hadley Ave. N. – NE corner of lot

8 Signal Hills Shopping Center – West St. Paul, South Robert St. & Butler Ave. (near Kmart)

9 Cottage Grove Park & Ride – Cottage Grove, along Hwy. 61 on West Point Douglas Rd. between 80th St. and Jamaica Ave.

10 Maplewood Mall Transit Center – 1793 Beam Ave. (board on Southlawn Dr.)
 

 

Weekends and Labor Day only

 

Cash or Bus Bargain Tickets accepted at these locations

 

Service Approximately Every 15 Minutes

11 Dunwoody College of Technology – Minneapolis, I-394 & Dunwoody Blvd.

12 Knox Ave. at Best Buy Park & Ride – Richfield, 7701 Knox Ave.
 

Service Approximately Every Half Hour

13 Maple Grove Transit Station – I-94 and Hemlock Lane
 

 

Additional Express Service

 

NOTE: Bus Bargain Tickets not valid at these locations. Cash only.

 

SouthWest Transit

(Last bus 11:30 p.m.)
952-949-2287

14 Wooddale Church – 6630 Shady Oak Rd., Eden Prairie.
Weekdays only. Service approximately every half hour from 8 a.m.

15 SouthWest Station – 13500 Technology Dr., Eden Prairie. 
Weekends and Labor Day. Service approximately every half hour from 7 a.m.

16 SouthWest Village – Hwy. 212 & Hwy. 101, Chanhassen. 
Weekends and Labor Day. Service pproximately every half hour from 7 a.m.

NEW!
17 East Creek Station – Hwy. 212 & Hwy. 41, Chaska. 
Weekends and Labor Day. Service approximately every half hour from 7 a.m.

 

Minnesota Valley Transit Authority

952-882-7500

18 Burnsville Transit Station – Hwy. 13 & Nicollet Ave.
Hourly service on weekdays; service every 30 minutes on weekends and Labor Day.

19 Eagan Transit Station – Yankee Doodle & Pilot Knob Road at I-35E. Service every 30 minutes on weekends and Labor Day.

 

BlueXpress

952-496-8800

NEW!
20 Marschall Road Transit Station – 1615 Weston Court, Shakopee. Hourly service from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekends and Labor Day.

Express Site map1 - National Sports Center 2 - Brookdale Square 3 - I394 & County Road 73 Park & Ride 4 - Parade Stadium 5 - Bloomington 6 - Fridley Station 7 - Oakdale 8 - Signal Hills 9 - Cottage Grove 10 - Maplewood 11 - Dunwoody 12 - Knox 13 - Maple Grove 14 - Wooddale Church 15 - SouthWest Station 16 - SouthWest Village 17 - East Creek Station 18 - Burnsville Transit Station 20 - Marschall Road Transit Station 19 - Eagan

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