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Save time AND money by purchasing your ticket on the Metro Transit app. The Metro Transit app will offer discount pricing prior to and during the Fair! 

After the fair, use the app for future bus and train rides and other trip tools. Find out more about the app at

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Bus Bargain Ticket Prices for app only Aug. 25 - Sept. 5
Single ticket $5
Group ticket (for 2) $10
Group ticket (for 4) $20

Children age four and under ride free!

Tickets can be used one time only. Go-To Cards and passes, tokens, coupons and SuperSavers are not accepted on State Fair Express buses.

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Bus Bargain tickets

Save time when you buy your roundtrip ride online. Share the fun and take family or friends!

Print your ticket at home or show it on your phone. Have your group together and we’ll scan your ticket as you board the bus. Note: Bus Bargain Tickets are not accepted at SouthWest Transit locations.

Bus Bargain Tickets will also sold at Metro Transit Service Centers once available. Group tickets must be used on the same day.

Bus Bargain Ticket Prices
Note: Children four and under ride free!
Aug. 25 - Sept. 5
Single ticket $5
Group ticket (for 2) $10
Group ticket (for 4) $20

Bus Bargain Park & Ride locations

  • 30th Avenue Park & Ride in Bloomington
  • Cottage Grove Park & Ride
  • I-394 & County Road 73 Park & Ride in Minnetonka

MVTA State Fair Express sites

Minnesota Valley Transit Authority now accepts Bus Bargain Tickets! 

  • Burnsville Transit Station
  • Eagan Transit Station
  • Southbridge Crossings Park & Ride