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Local Express Bus Route

  • Phone

    (866) 623-7505
  • Overview

    When classes are in session at Carleton and/or St. Olaf, the Local Express Bus provides evening and Sunday afternoon service within Northfield.  Free ride to St. Olaf, Target, Cub Foods, Applebees, Tokyo Grill, El Tequila, Culver's, Northfield Urgent Care, Allina Clinic, and more.

    Students are welcome to notify the driver of a specific stop request along the regular route, such as an extra stop at El Triunfo Restaurant & Market when the bus is returning to Carleton. 

  • Cost

    • Free for Carleton students, faculty and staff by showing driver your OneCard
    • St. Olaf students, faculty and staff utilize the Local Express too
    • The public may also ride this bus by paying the regular bus fare
  • How to Use

    • Show your OneCard and board the bus at any of the stops listed on the schedule and route map.
    • Students are welcome to notify the driver of a specific stop request along the regular route, such as an extra stop at El Triunfo Restaurant & Market when the bus is returning to Carleton.
  • Dates of Service

    The Local Express Bus runs when classes are in session at Carleton and/or St. Olaf

    Fall Term:  Service begins on Wednesday, September 3, 2014
    No Service November 26-29, 2014
    No Service December 20, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Winter Term 2015: Service resumes on Saturday, January 3, 2015
    No service March 17-28, 2015


    Spring Term 2015: Service resumes on Saturday, March 28, 2015
    No service on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015
    No service Memorial Day, Monday May 25, 2015
    Service end on Monday, June 8, 2015

  • Schedule

    • Schedule & Map
    • Students are welcome to notify the driver of a specific stop request along the regular route, such as an extra stop at El Triunfo Restaurant & Market when the bus is returning to Carleton.