Bus & Light Rail Train – Metro Transit
The fare is $2.25 during weekday business hours and $1.75 mid-day and weekends. Seniors, youth and persons with disabilities have reduced rates. Buses accept $1 bills and U.S. coins, including $1 coins. Bus fare boxes and drivers cannot make change. If you pay your fare in cash and you need to travel on more than one bus to reach your destination, ask the driver for a transfer when you pay your fare. Your transfer is good for unlimited rides in any direction for up to 2-1/2 hours (does not apply to Downtown Zone fares).
Bus from downtown Minneapolis
Get on Bus #17 or #18 Southbound on 2nd Avenue. Get off at the intersection of 24th Street & Nicollet. Walk east two blocks. The Minneapolis International Hostel is on your right, on the southwest corner of 2400 Stevens Avenue South and 24th Street.
Bus #17 Schedule & Map
Bus #18 Schedule & Map
Bus from the University of Minnesota – Minneapolis Campus
Make your way to Washington Avenue. Get on Bus #2 Westbound – you will be heading toward downtown Minneapolis. Get off at the intersection of Franklin Avenue & Stevens. Walk south two blocks to 24th Street. The Minneapolis International Hostel is on your right hand side, on the southwest corner of Stevens Avenue South
Bus #2 Schedule & Map
Taxi fare ~ $8.00
Bus from Greyhound Terminal
Walk four short blocks to Nicollet Mall and continue to 2nd Avenue (see above directions from downtown Minneapolis for further details).
Taxi fare ~ $5.00-10.00
Bus from Amtrak Station
Take the Light Rail – Green Line
Bus #16 Schedule & Map
Taxi fare ~ $15.00-20.00
Take the blue line light rail from the airport to Franklin Station. From Franklin Station take bus 2 west to 3rd Ave. Then walk south 2 blocks on 3rd Ave. Turn right on E 24th St and walk one block to S Stevens Ave. The hostel is on the corner of E 24th St and S Stevens Ave.
The Super Shuttle offers convenient airport shuttle service to and from the airport and a 25 mile radius to include: Minneapolis and northern suburbs, St. Paul and eastern suburbs, Bloomington and southern/western suburbs. Our hostel is within that radius. The fare is $14 one way per person. Reservations are not required. After claiming your luggage, follow signs to the Ground Transportation Center (lower level), then follow the signs to the Hotel Shuttle Service area (up one level). Super Shuttle is conveniently located inside the terminal near the Hotel Shuttle Service boarding area. Look for the blue and white vans. They provide 24 hour service.