Bus with Metro Transit

Our St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses are well-connected to the surrounding metro area through multiple Metro Transit routes. The Metro Transit website has detailed bus maps and route information as well as a Trip Planner system.

Metro Transit routes with stops on (or near) the St. Paul Campus:

  • Route 21 = stop at Summit Ave & Finn St.
  • Route 53* = stop at Cleveland Ave. & Marshall Ave.
  • Route 63 = stop at Summit Ave. & Cretin Ave.
  • Route 87 = stop at Cleveland Ave. & Marshall Ave.
  • Route 134* = stop at Summit Ave & Finn St.

*Rush Hour Route runs during limited hours

Park and Ride options for the St. Paul Campus

Map of Metro Transit Bus Routes serving the St. Paul Campus

Metro Transit routes with stops on (or near) the Minneapolis Campus:

  • Route 4 = stops one block west of campus on Hennepin Ave between S. 9th & S 12th
  • Route 6 = stops one block west of campus on Hennepin Ave between S. 9th & S 12th
  • Route 9 = stop at S 9th St on the North End of Campus
  • Route 10 = stops one block east of campus on Nicollet Mall between S 9th & S 12th
  • Route 11 = stops one block east of campus on Nicollet Mall between S 9th & S 12th
  • Route 12 = stops one block west of campus on Hennepin Ave between S. 9th & S 12th
  • Route 17 = stops one block east of campus on Nicollet Mall between S 9th & S 12th
  • Route 18 = stops one block east of campus on Nicollet Mall between S 9th & S 12th
  • Route 24 = stop at S 9th St on the North End of Campus
  • Route 25 = stops one block east of campus on Nicollet Mall between S 9th & S 12th

Park and Ride options for the Minneapolis Campus

Map of Metro Transit Bus Routes serving the Minneapolis Campus

Discounted Bus Passes for Students, Faculty, and Staff

St. Thomas subsidizes the cost of a bus pass, making them less expensive for students, faculty, and staff. If you plan to use the bus daily, a bus pass is the most economical choice. If you will use the bus occasionally, purchase a Stored Value Card.  
  • Student bus pass: The semester-long, student Metro Transit College Pass (or C-Pass) can be purchased through the Parking Portal
  • Faculty & Staff bus pass: The Faculty/Staff Metropass can be purchased through the Parking Portal
  • Stored Value Card and 10-Ride Pass (for all): $20 Stored Value Cards and 10-Ride Passes can be purchased at Campus Stores.