City Guide


Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP)

Location: The airport is situated 12 miles (19km) from Minneapolis and 8 miles (13km) from St Paul.
Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 612 726 5800.
Transfer between terminals: The airport's two terminals are linked by covered walkways, shuttles and a free light rail.
Getting to the city: A Ground Transportation information booth provides passengers with information and directions. City buses leave from the Lindbergh Terminal to both Minneapolis and St Paul. A light rail operates between the airport, downtown Minneapolis and Mall of America. SuperShuttle provides a shared van door-to-door service to the local cities and towns. Taxis are also available.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National. Shuttle buses to the off-site rental companies are accessible from the Transit Center.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available at both terminals. The journey from the airport to Minneapolis is approximately 12 miles (19km), costing $39-49; and to St Paul is around 8 miles (13km), costing $31-38. To reach the taxi booth from the Lindbergh Terminal, cross through the Tram Level (Level T) toward the parking ramp and go up one level.
Facilities: North Star Crossing in the Lindbergh Terminal is a collection of numerous shops, restaurants and food courts. Other facilities include ATMs and bureaux de change, duty-free and a children's play area. Business centres situated throughout the airport offer internet, fax and photocopying services. Wireless internet access is also provided. The nearby Hilton hotel offers its rooms and gym facilities at day rates. Disabled facilities are good. Those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.
Parking: Parking for the Humphrey Terminal is in the orange and purple ramps; Lindbergh Terminal parking is in the blue, green, red and gold ramps. All parking is connected to the terminals via skyways. Short-term parking is $5 for the first hour and $3 per hour thereafter up to $26 per day. Value parking in the orange ramp is $19 per day, connected to the Humphrey Terminal by skyway and the Lindbergh Terminal by light rail.
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