Accessible Location

Located less than 45 miles from central Minneapolis and St. Paul, Northfield is highly accessible by road, rail, or air.

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Several major highways serve the area, with I-35 just seven miles to the west and State Highways 3, 19, and 246 all passing through Northfield.


Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), is 45 minutes away.

Rail service

The city is served by two rail lines.

Union Pacific (UP)

Progressive Rail (PGR)

Bus service

The Northfield Metro Express, operated by Northfield Lines, offers daily bus service between Northfield and the Twin Cities, with additional stops at the Mall of America, downtown Minneapolis, the University of Minnesota, MSP Airport and more. This service connects even more visitors and commuters to Northfield.

Northfield Lines Metro Express