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Enjoy the ride.

With MSP Airport only minutes away, getting to Bloomington is easy no matter where you’re coming from. And if you’re driving, parking is free and directions are simple with Bloomington resting along major Minnesota interstates. Not driving? No problem. Hop on the light rail or bus to get you wherever you want to go between Bloomington and Minneapolis–Saint Paul. It’s map-free kind of travel – the best kind.

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  • Air Travel
  • Biking
  • Bus & Light Rail
  • Car Rental
  • Taxi Service
  • Amtrak Train

Bloomington is located adjacent to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). MSP Airport is just minutes from the heart of Bloomington and 20 minutes from both downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Most area hotels provide complimentary Bloomington airport and Mall of America transportation.

View Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Guide

View MSP's Direct-Route Flight Map



Bloomington and the surrounding area are Minnesota’s prime location for bike enthusiasts. As Minneapolis continues to grow as the nation's most bike-friendly city, so do the surrounding areas. If you are looking for picturesque scenery, Bloomington is the place to be. With an active community and nature at its backdoor, there are endless opportunities to explore Bloomington’s bike trails!

Check out each of Bloomington’s bike trails. Each one is unique and guaranteed to be a fun experience for all. Just remember to wear your helmet!

Minnesota Valley State Trail

Bass Pond Loop

Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Long Meadow Lake Trail


Bloomington and Minneapolis public transportation is available through Metro Transit. For route and schedule information, call 612-373-3333 or visit www.metrotransit.org.

Light Rail

The METRO Blue Line offers fast, quiet light rail service to 19 stations between downtown Minneapolis and Mall of America®, including five stations at the Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Airport, in Bloomington and at Mall of America.

The METRO Green Line connects Bloomington with Saint Paul. Change trains at the Downtown East station from the Metro Transit Green Line to the Metro Transit Blue Line to get from Saint Paul to Bloomington and Mall of America.

For Bloomington and Minneapolis Blue Line and Green Line route and schedule information, call 612-373-3333 or visit www.metrotransit.org.

Bloomington, Minnesota taxi service is readily available at the airport, hotels and Mall of America. Rates for Bloomington, Minnesota taxi services are approximately $1.75 first 1/6 mile, $1.30 each additional mile. $3 minimum in Minneapolis, $2.30 minimum in Saint Paul. Bloomington taxi rates are subject to change without notice.

Airport Taxi 612-888-8888
Blue & White Taxi 612-333-7089
Yellow Cab Suburban Company 612-824-4000

Lyft is now the official ridesharing partner of Mall of America. Visitors can request a ride from five designated pick-up/drop-off zones around the Mall.

The Amtrak train travels a major East-West line running from Chicago to Seattle and Portland. The Amtrak train depot is located at 240 Kellogg Boulevard East, Union Depot, St. Paul, MN 55101, about 20 minutes from Bloomington. For more information, call 800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com.