Metro Express

Make travel time more productive… or just relax in our reclining seats!

METRO EXPRESS WILL BEGIN SERVICE ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2021

The Northfield Metro Express will resume service with new times and routes just in time for your return to campus.

MSP International Airport

To get to the Charter Bus Transit Center follow the signs to the Ground Transportation Center (1 level below baggage claim).  Follow the signs that say “Buses”.  Take the tram to stop (it only makes one) and go up 1 level to “Buses”

Please note: You will need to go outside to look for your bus.

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All About Metro Express

Daily route service from Northfield to the Twin Cities. Our stops include the Mall of America and MSP Int’l Airport, where passengers can conveniently access both the METRO Blue Line or METRO Green Line light rail stations to explore even more locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul!  The Metro Express operates 365 days a year. Whether you are commuting every day or just need a ride to the airport, the Metro Express will get you there safely. Make travel time productive time or just relax and leave the driving to us. We are the DRIVE behind Worry Free Travel. Click on “Buy Tickets” to reserve your seat on the Metro Express.

Booking In Advance

When booking in advance, there are two types of tickets to choose between: Standard or Flexible Tickets.

Passengers Requiring A Wheel Chair Lift Vehicle

You will need to call our office 48 BUSINESS HOURS in advance to reserve your ticket.

Ticket Types

Standard Tickets

When you book online, over 48 hours in advance, the Standard Ticket will always be our most affordable fare.  Standard tickets purchased less than 48 hours in advance will be subject to late or same day booking fees.  Standard tickets cannot be purchased less than 24 hours in advance of day of travel.  Standard tickets are NON REFUNDABLE and NON CHANGEABLE.

Flexible “Flex” Tickets

Changes happen, we get it.  When you purchase a Flex Ticket, you can change tickets, prior to the departure time, without any change fees or penalties.  Ticket changes are subject to seat availability.  Most ticket changes can be done online.  If you need to change the origin or destination of your ticket, you will need to call our office at 888-748-9634.  Need to cancel your Flex ticket?  Flex tickets can be cancelled, prior to departure, for a full refund.  All cancellations must be made PRIOR to the ticket departure date and time.  Cancellations/Refunds can be made by calling our offices at 888-748-9634.  If after business hours, be sure to leave your full name and ticket number and contact phone number to receive the refund.

You must present an ID along with your E-ticket in order to board the bus. FLIGHT DELAYS/CANCELLATIONS (ARRIVAL ONLY)– if your flight is delayed, you can use your existing ticket for the next available transfer (no need to contact office regarding the delay).  

Other Information

Northfield Lines will not be responsible for delays caused by breakdowns, road conditions, weather, or other conditions beyond the carriers’ control.

Tickets are non-transferable and, if presented for transportation by any person other than the one for whom originally purchased, will be void and printed tickets may be confiscated by a Northfield Lines agent or authorized employee of any bus carrier over which the ticket is issued.

Northfield Lines is not responsible for Tickets that are undeliverable, not received, or delivered to incorrect addresses due to inaccurate delivery information provided by customer, including physical and e-mail addresses.

Baggage Restrictions

Each passenger is allowed 1 carry-on and a MAXIMUM of 3 checked bags.

1st Checked Bag – FREE.

2nd Checked Bag – $10.

3rd Checked Bag – $20.

MSP Int’l Airport Information – Terminal 1 Only:

New Location – Please Read

To get to the Charter Bus Transit Center follow the signs to the Ground Transportation Center (1 level below baggage claim).  Follow the signs that say “Buses”.  Take the tram to stop (it only makes one) and go up 1 level to “Buses”

The Metro Express services the MSP Int’l Airport at TERMINAL 1 only. The bus pick up and drop off is located in the BUS Transit Center. To get to the BUS Transit Center, follow the signs to the Ground Transportation Center (1 level below baggage claim). Follow the signs to BUSES. Which will take you to the Tram. Take the Tram to stop (it only makes 1). Proceed up the escalators 1 level to “BUSES”. Your bus will be parked outside.

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What We Do

Airport Transfers are our specialty, so with Northfield Lines you always start & end your trip in confidence. We provide quality and reliable transportation for groups of all sizes to and from Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport. We'll get you there on time, every time!

Athletic Teams of every kind – collegiate, high school, youth, club, semi and professional sports teams – have all relied on our superior transportation services. These teams have trusted Northfield Lines to provide the best transportation for their athletes!

All great conventions & meetings surely must begin with great ground transportation - gotta get people to the big event after all! Great care and attention is given to organizing the convention itself, so why shouldn’t the same be true of the charter bus transportation!

When it comes to corporate events, it always pays to have more productive time. When you travel with Northfield Lines your travel time becomes productive work time! With our great onboard amenities, a charter bus can become your mobile boardroom!

Let Northfield Lines transport your Church & Civic Groups to and from your meetings in comfort & safety! Our large, diverse fleet of high-quality charter buses is ready for any group size and activity. Quality transportation for church retreats, picnics, youth camps and more!

Northfield Lines understands the need for convenience and punctuality at work. Our employee shuttles are specifically designed for your workplace travel. We’ll get your employees to & from their destinations promptly and in comfort, leaving them refreshed and ready to go!

When you travel with Northfield Lines for private outings you are made to feel that little bit extra special. The quality of our charter buses and corporate shuttles tells you we care. For all private outings – sightseeing, shopping trips with pals, or anything else – we have you covered!

Weddings are among the most special days in people’s lives, and we know you want everything to go perfectly. Well, Northfield Lines has the staff, the drivers, and the vehicles to make it happen! No matter the size of your wedding, we've got it covered! Enjoy your big day!

The men and women of the United States Military provide such a great service to our nation, Northfield Lines is proud to provide our transportation services for them. Our professional Motor Coach Operators provide unconditional excellence that every passenger deserves.