Getting Around St. Paul

Bus routes are abundant to, from, and through St. Paul. With over 35 routes and access to nearly every bus or train within one transfer, the bus can get you almost everywhere in the Metro Area. See what route might be the best to get you to work, school, shopping areas, appointments, or just out for a little fun.

bus_gettingaroundPlan Your Trip

Metro Transit’s trip planner is a great tool for planning transit trips.

Google also does a great job of providing schedules and routes for bus trips.

Use Metro Transit’s interactive map to get a better sense of routes near you, where they intersect with HOURCAR hubs, where you can buy transit passes, and more.

Things to Know

  • Local service travels on city streets and stop frequently.
  • Limited stop service travels on city streets, but stops far less frequently—about every half mile.
  • Express service travels on the freeway. Most of these buses only travel during rush hour.
  • Learn more about fares for each type of bus.

Bus Routes

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  • A Line – The newest bus line serving St. Paul. Service from Rosedale Mall to the 46th Street Blue Line Station in Minneapolis along Snelling Avenue. This route stops only at designated stations. Riders pay in advance and can enter and exit via both doors. High Frequency. Map & Schedule.
  • 3 – Stretching from downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis, traveling through the University of Minnesota via Como Avenue and Energy Park Drive. Map & Schedule
  • 16 – Going from downtown St. Paul to  the University of Minnesota and the Midway via University Avenue. Map & Schedule
  • 21 – This route hits lots of hot spots in St. Paul and Minneapolis: Downtown St. Paul, Cathedral Hill, Selby, University, Snelling, Marshall, and Lake Street all the way to Uptown. Map & Schedule
  • 53 – Another limited stop bus. Travels between downtown St. Paul and Uptown along I-94, Marshall Avenue, and Lake Street. Map & Schedule
  • 54 – This limited stop bus goes from downtown St. Paul to the airport, Mall of America, and Highland Village via West 7th Street. High Frequency  Map & Schedule
  • 61 – Also going between downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis, this route serves East 7th Street, Arcade, Larpenteur, and Hennepin. Map & Schedule
  • 62 – Goes from downtown St. Paul to the Shoreview Community Center along Rice Street. Also serves the State Capitol. Map & Schedule
  • 63 – Get from Sun Ray Shopping Center to the University of St. Thomas along East 3rd Street through downtown St. Paul and along Grand Avenue. Map & Schedule
  • 64 – From downtown St. Paul to Maplewood Mall along Payne, Maryland, and White Bear Avenue. Also serves North St. Paul. High Frequency Map & Schedule
  • 65 – Grand Avenue to Rosedale Mall along Dale and County Road B. Map & Schedule
  • 67 – Connects from the Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis, travels through University Avenue through Frogtown along Minnehaha to Downtown St. Paul and the West Side into Signal Hills mall in West St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 68 – Get from Maplewood all the way to West St. Paul, South St. Paul, and Inver Grove Hights through downtown St. Paul along L’Orient, Jackson, and Robert Street. Map & Schedule
  • 70 – From Sun Ray Shopping Center to Highland Village, get from the easternmost edge of St. Paul to the westernmost edge through downtown along Burns, West 7th, St. Clair, and Ford Parkway. Map & Schedule
  • 71 – Connecting the northern suburbs to the southern suburbs through St. Paul. Little Canada to Inver Grove Hights via Edgerton, through downtown St. Paul and along Concord.  Map & Schedule
  • 74 – Another route serving south Maplewood to Highland Village and the Blue Line via East 7th, downtown St. Paul, West 7th, and Randolph. Map & Schedule
  • 75 – Go from downtown St. Paul to the West Side, Mendota Hights, West St. Paul, and Inver Grove Heights via Wabasha and Stryker. Map & Schedule
  • 80 – Connecting Sun Ray Shopping Center to Maplewood Mall along White Bear Avenue. Map & Schedule
  • 83 – Service from West 7th Street to Har Mar Mall in Roseville along Lexington and Snelling. Also serves Como Park. Map & Schedule
  • 84 – Serving Rosedale Mall, HarMar Mall, the Midway, Highland Village, and the Blue Line via Snelling. High frequency.  Map & Schedule
  • 87 – Another Rosedale Mall to Highland Village option also serving the St. Paul campus of the U of M along Fairview, Raymond, and Cleveland. Map & Schedule
  • 94 – Express service between downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis along I-94. Also stops at Snelling and I-94. Map & Schedule
  • 262 – Limited Stop service from Blaine all the way to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 265 – Express service between White Bear Lake, Maplewood Mall, and downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 275 – Express service from Lino Lakes and Centerville to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 285 – Express service from Forest Lake and White Bear Township to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 294 – Express service from Stillwater, Oakdale, and Lake Elmo to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 350 – Limited stop service from South Maplewood and Sun Ray Shopping Center to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 351 – Express service from Woodbury to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 353 – A second express bus from Woodbury to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 361 – Express bus from Cottage Grove and South Maplewood to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 364 – Express service from St. Paul Park and Newport to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 417 – Express service from Mendota Heights to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 480 Minnesota Valley Transit Authority express bus from Apple Valley and Eagan to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 484Minnesota Valley Transit Authority express bus from Eagan to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule
  • 489Minnesota Valley Transit Authority express bus from Eagan to downtown St. Paul. Serves Ecolab and Thomson Reuters. Map & Schedule
  • 860 – Express service from Coon Rapids, Northtown Mall, and Moundsview to downtown St. Paul. Map & Schedule