Saint Paul Downtown Airport (Holman Field).
See additionally: St. Paul Downtown Airport.
Saint Paul is served by the Minneapolis-- Saint Paul International Airport (MSP), which sits on 3,400 acres (14 km2) southwest of the city on the west side of the Mississippi River in between Minnesota State Highway 5, Interstate 494, Minnesota State Highway 77, and also Minnesota State Highway 62. Saint Paul is additionally offered by the St. Paul Downtown Airport located just south of midtown, throughout the Mississippi River. The flight terminal, additionally known as Holman Field, is a reducer airport run by the Metropolitan Airports Commission.
Metro Transit opened the METRO A Line, Minneapolis-- Saint Paul's first arterial bus fast transit line, along Snelling Avenue and Ford Parkway. The A Line connects the METRO Blue Line at 46th Street terminal to Rosedale Center with a connection at the Green Line Snelling Avenue terminal. The A Line is the first in a series of intended arterial bus rapid transit lines and also is set to open in very early 2016.
See likewise: Metro Transit (Minnesota).
Metro Transit offers bus service and also light rail in the Minneapolis-- Saint Paul location. The METRO Green Line is an 11-mile (18 kilometres) light rail line that connects midtown Saint Paul to downtown Minneapolis with 14 stations in Saint Paul. The Green Line runs west along University Avenue, through the University of Minnesota university, till it links up and after that shares stations with the METRO Blue Line in downtown Minneapolis.
Amtrak's Empire Builder in between Chicago as well as Seattle stops twice daily in each direction at the newly refurbished Saint Paul Union Station. A Minnesota Department of Transportation research study found that enhanced day-to-day service to Chicago must be economically sensible, particularly if it comes from in Saint Paul and also does not experience delays from the rest of the western course of the Empire Builder. Saint Paul is the website of the Pig's Eye Yard, a major products category yard for Canadian Pacific Railway.