Located in nearly the geographic center of North America, no city is more centrally located than Minneapolis/Saint Paul.
The International Airport is located 12 miles or 15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis. It is served by 9 major airlines and 6 regional carriers offering either nonstop or direct service in less than 2.5 hours from any U.S. city.
Airlines serving Mpls/St. Paul:
Over 500 taxis serve the Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Airport to points throughout the Twin Cities area. The one-way fare from the airport to downtown Minneapolis is approximately $21.00, and the ride is approximately 15 - 20 minutes. A taxi cab can be hailed from your hotel within minutes. For fast, efficient service call one of the following companies.
Airport Express provides an opportunity to save money and time when you arrive in Minneapolis. Airport Express shuttle service provides convenient, reliable, and economical transportation between the airport and all major hotels with departures form the airport every 15 minutes and departing from major hotels every half hour. The cost is $11.00 one way and $18.00 round trip. No reservation needed. Professionally staffed customer service is located at carousel #8 in the baggage claim area of the airport.
Airport Express complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act pertaining to accessible service for Airport shuttle service. People who are in need of accessible service must make a reservation by calling 612-827-7777 or 1-800-333-1532. Reservations must be made one day in advance. Rates are the current prices that the company has on file with the Transportation Regulation Board.
The twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are served by Amtrak. The train depot is readily accessible, centrally located between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Amtrak serves all of the United States plus Toronto and Montreal in Canada. These two cities are connected by rail to the rest of Canada, enabling arrival to the Twin Cities via Amtrak. Amtrak: 651-644-6012 or 1-800-523-8720.
Shuttle Transportation to the offsite Special Even will be provided from all conference hotels.
Major car rental companies that have pick up and drop off points at the Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Airport:
Not located at the Airport:
Enterprise Car Rental
Getting to and from your hotel, the Minneapolis Convention Center, and most of downtowns major shopping and restaurant locations is easy. Just board any of the Metro Transit buses heading in the direction you want to go (we suggest you try the Nicollet Mall routes) and you pay only 25¢ (50¢ during rush hour). Buses run regularly during day and evening hours, with service frequency every 5 - 15 minutes depending on the bus and time of day. Look for a Metro Transit bus shelter or bus stop. If you have questions about a Metro Transit route or schedule, call 373-3333.
94 From The East (St. Paul)
94 From The West And Northwest
35W From The South (Bloomington)
35W From The North
Highway 12 From The West
Underground Plaza Parking Entrances/Exits
Truck Dock Entrance
Public Entrance To Convention Center
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