Board a Light Rail train (Blue Line) destined for Downtown Minneapolis. Trains leave every 7.5 minutes during rush hours, every 10-15 minutes at other times. Disembark at Downtown East Station - travel time of approximately 15 minutes. Board a Green Line light rail train from the Downtown East station towards St. Paul to the East Bank Station. The ride is approximately five minutes to the University of Minnesota East Bank Campus.
You may visit the Metro Transit website to create a personal transportation route. You must go to the website to plan the trip with your specific times and dates: http://www.metrotransit.org/. Once on the website, choose the Plan Your Trip tab located at the top of the screen, and scroll to Transit Trip Planner. Enter your starting point using the Landmark option, and scroll down to Airport Mpls- St. Paul Int'l. Again for step 2, use the Landmark option scroll down to choose U of M- East Bank. Add your correct date and time, and click Plan Itinerary. Your complete itinerary should include transferring from the Blue Line train to the Green Line train at the Downtown East Station.
Super Shuttle - MSP Airport
TIME: Allow 60 minutes to the airport
COST: $16.00 one way/$30.00 round trip
To the IMA
Reservations are not necessary for arrival into Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Claim your luggage.
Proceed to the lower level (follow signs to ground transportation), and continue to follow the signs upstairs to the Scheduled Van/Hotel Shuttle Van loading area. SuperShuttle is located inside the terminal by the loading area.
Identify yourself to the SuperShuttle agent.
Advance reservations are required from the Commons Hotel Minneapolis (formerly Radisson Hotel)
Van Service: contact 800-BLUE-VAN at least 24 hours in advance of your departure time. A reservation agent will suggest a pick up time from your hotel. To book online go to http://www.supershuttle.com and click on the ONLINE RESERVATIONS tab.
Reservations will need to be guaranteed by a credit card. Please have your flight information available.
You will need to choose shared-ride or exclusive-van service. Shared ride service makes stops at other hotel, it may take up to an hour for you to reach your destination. Exclusive van service is private van service meant for groups up to ten guests.