Metro Express


  • (888) 748-9634

Pickup Location

  • Metro Express pickups outside Willis Hall, on College Street.


  • The Northfield Metro Express features multiple route times, seven days a week with stops at Carleton College, St. Olaf College, Downtown Northfield, MSP International Airport, and the cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
  • The motor coaches are equipped with bike racks, restrooms, seat back tray tables, individual climate and lighting controls, and free Wi-Fi.


  • $15 each way, purchased in advance online.

How to Use

  1. Call 888-748-9634 or visit the website to find a route that fits your need.
  2. Pre-pay online
  3. Arrive five minutes early to board your bus, and show the driver your boarding pass when boarding.
  4. Metro Express buses run on time; do not be late! Buses will not wait for you, even if you have pre-paid the fare.
  5. Listen for stop announcements and exit the bus at your stop.