IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information pertains to the 2016 Minnesota State Fair.
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These routes serve the fairgrounds, and you can use cash or a transit pass to pay your fare. All are wheelchair accessible.

Metro Transit State Fair logo

For help planning your trip, use the interactive Trip Planner at or call 612-373-3333 (TTY 612-341-0140).

Route 960

Live or work in downtown Minneapolis? Get from downtown to the fairgrounds in about 15 minutes. Board on Hennepin Avenue.

METRO Blue Line + Route 960

If you live or work in downtown Minneapolis, take the METRO Blue Line to Warehouse District/Hennepin Avenue Station. Connect there to a Route 960 bus - you'll be at the fairgrounds in no time! Transfers are free.

A Line or Route 84

Take the A Line with rapid bus service on Snelling Avenue between the 46th Street Station and Rosedale right to the fairgrounds.

METRO Green Line + A Line or Route 84

Ride the METRO Green Line between the downtown Minneapolis or downtown St. Paul and transfer to the A Line or Route 84 bus at the Snelling Avenue Station. Transfers are free.

Route 3

It's an easy ride from downtown Minneapolis or downtown St. Paul to a stop at the fairgrounds on Como Avenue.

Route 61

Take the bus from either of the downtowns and get dropped off on Larpenteur Avenue - just north of the fairgrounds.


Wheelchair Accessible

 All regular-route service is wheelchair accessible.


MSF Metro Transit Brochure

The State Fair Metro Transit Brochure with bus service schedule can be viewed and printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5 or higher. Download the most current Acrobat Reader by clicking here.