State Fair Transportation

MVTA to offer convenient trips from south metro

The Minnesota State Fair is set for ​Aug. 26 through Sept. 6 and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority will be offering direct bus service to and from Burnsville, Eagan, and Shakopee every day of the fair.

Southbridge Crossings Park & Ride, 1401 Crossings Blvd. in Shakopee, is a new State Fair site that will be operating every day of the fair.

Round-trip fare will be $5 online/via app or $6 cash when boarding (exact amount, drivers don’t make change). Online payment options will be available starting later in July. Children 4 and under ride free. 

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 9 p.m.

Weekends and Labor Day: Every 15 minutes from 7 a.m.-10 a.m. and every half hour until 9 p.m. (6 p.m. Labor Day)

Return service from the fair is from noon to midnight (9 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 15 minutes from 10 a.m.-noon and hourly until 9 p.m.

Weekends and Labor Day: Every 15 minutes from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and every half hour until 9 p.m. (6 p.m. Labor Day)

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

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

Weekdays: Every 15 minutes from 10 a.m.-noon and hourly until 9 p.m.

Weekends and Labor Day: Every 15 minutes from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and every half hour until 9 p.m. (6 p.m. Labor Day)

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

Marschall Road Transit Station, 1615 Weston Ct., Shakopee

Weekdays: NO SERVICE

Weekends and Labor Day: Every half hour from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and hourly until 9 p.m. (6 p.m. Labor Day)

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

Taking the bus to the Minnesota State Fair is a fast, friendly and convenient way to attend Minnesota’s signature end-of-summer event.

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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