MVTA will get you to the Minnesota State Fair banner

Getting to the Minnesota State Fair is easy come, easy go with MVTA. Hop on an MVTA Express bus at one of our three participating transit stations to travel to The Great Minnesota Get-Together in air-conditioned comfort.

3 Ways to Pay

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Ride MVTA App ($5)

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Online Bus Bargain ($5)

Purchase Tickets

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Cash on Bus ($6)

Exact fare is required. Drivers don't make change.

Park and Ride Locations

Riders can get their state fair party started with MVTA at the following locations and times:

*Burnsville Transit Station

Monday – Friday
Departures: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., hourly
Return Trips: Noon – Midnight, hourly

Saturday – Sunday
Departures: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., every 30 minutes
Return Trips: Noon – Midnight, every 30 minutes
(Includes Labor Day)

Eagan Transit Station

Monday – Friday
Departures: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., hourly
Return Trips: Noon – Midnight, hourly

Saturday – Sunday
Departures: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., every 30 minutes
Return Trips: Noon – Midnight, every 30 minutes
(Includes Labor Day)

Shakopee – Marschall Road Transit Station (Weekend & Labor Day Service Only)

Monday – Friday
NO SERVICE

Saturday – Sunday
Departures: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., hourly
Return Trips: Noon – Midnight, hourly
(Includes Labor Day)

Fairgrounds Pick-up & Drop-off

Don't forget! All MVTA buses will drop-off and pick-up fair-goers at the Transit Hub near the West End Market at the fairgrounds. Don't know where that is?

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*Burnsville Transit Station has overflow parking available nearby at Heart of the City and Traveler's Trail parking areas.

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Please Note:

Ages 4 and under ride free!

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.