State Fair express service from Burnsville, Eagan, and Shakopee

MVTA to offer convenient trips from south metro

The Minnesota State Fair is set for ​Aug. 25 through Sept. 5 and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority will be offering direct bus service to and from Burnsville Transit Station, Eagan Transit Station, and Southbridge Park and Ride in Shakopee every day of the fair.

There will be no State Fair Service from Marschall Road Transit Station in Shakopee.

Round-trip fare will be $5 online/via app or $6 cash when boarding (exact amount, drivers don’t make change). Tickets for bus transportation are available online here and are available via the Ride MVTA app (Download the free “Ride MVTA” on the Google Play Store or the Apple AppStore.). Children 4 and under ride free. 

(Please note: Burnsville Transit Station service times are different from times at Southbridge Park and Ride and Eagan Transit Station.)

MVTA Express Sites to fair

Burnsville Transit Station, Hwy. 13 & Nicollet Ave.

Weekdays: Every 15 minutes from 7 a.m. -10 a.m. and hourly until 8 p.m.

Weekends and Labor Day: Every 15 minutes from 7 a.m.-10 a.m. and every half hour until 8:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. Labor Day)

Return service from the fair is from noon to 11:30 p.m. (9:30 p.m. Labor Day) with more frequent service between 4-6 p.m.

Eagan Transit Station, Yankee Doodle & Pilot Knob Rd. at l-35E

Weekdays: Every 30 minutes from 10 a.m.-noon and hourly until 8 p.m.

Weekends and Labor Day: Every 15 minutes from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and every half hour until 8:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. Labor Day)

Return service from the fair is from noon to 11:30 p.m. (9:30 p.m. Labor Day) with more frequent service between 4-6 p.m.

Southbridge Crossings Park & Ride, 1401 Crossings Blvd., Shakopee

Weekdays: Every 30 minutes from 10 a.m.-noon and hourly until 8 p.m.

Weekends and Labor Day: Every 15 minutes from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and every half hour until 8:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. Labor Day)

Return service from the fair is from noon to 11:30 (9:30 p.m. Labor Day) with more frequent service between 4-6 p.m.

Please Note: Go-To Cards, SuperSaver Cards, College Passes and MetroPasses are not accepted for the State Fair Express service. Bikes are permitted to be transported on the front of the bus. Only collapsible wagons are allowed on buses for transport.

 

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