IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information pertains to the 2015 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.

Route 84

Take Route 84, with service on Snelling Avenue between 46th Street Station and Rosedale, right to the fairgrounds. Ride the METRO Green Line between the two downtowns and transfer to Route 84 at Snelling Avenue Station.

METRO Green Line + Route 84

If you live or work in downtown St. Paul, take the METRO Green Line to Snelling Avenue Station. Connect there to a Route 84 bus for a stress-free ride to the fairgrounds. 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.