Approximately half of Minnesota State Fair guests arrive at the fairgrounds via bus. There are two bus services available:
Park & Ride: Park free and ride free to the fair. Most of these locations are near the fairgrounds. Buses run approximately every 20 minutes 8 a.m. to midnight daily. For more information click here.
Express Bus Service: Park free and take an express bus to the fairgrounds for $5 per person (cash) roundtrip (children 4 and under are free; discounts available for advance purchase and for groups of 4 or more). These lots are located a little farther from the fairgrounds, many in the outer Twin Cities suburbs. Buses at most locations run approximately every 20 minutes 8 a.m. to midnight daily. For more information click here.
In addition, regular Metro Transit buses stop near the fair. For info, click here.
For info on bus parking for groups, click here.