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Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport

General information

Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport is the international airport of Minneapolis-Saint Paul (Twin Cities) and the largest airport in the Upper Midwest consisting of the states of Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, North Dakota and South Dakota. The airport is a hub for Delta Air Lines (Terminal 1-Lindbergh) and Sun Country Airlines (Terminal 2-Humphrey). Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport is home to low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines, providing connections to sunny destinations. From the airport Minneapolis is accessible by metro and Saint-Paul by bus, you can also opt for a taxi.


Where is Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport situated?

The airport is located close to the Mississippi River, Minnesota River and Mall of America, south of Minneapolis and southwest of Saint Paul. By car, you can reach the airport via Highway 5.

How many terminals does Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport have?

The airport has two terminals, namely Terminal 1-Lindbergh and Terminal 2-Humphrey. Terminal 1 consists of Concourses A to G and is used for the majority of the flights at Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport, including Delta Air Lines. The terminal has several floors, the most important are Level 1 Arrivals (Baggage Claim), Level 2 Departures (Ticketing/All Gates) and Level T (Tram/Ground Transportation). The walking distances are long at Terminal 1-Lindbergh, you can save time by using the skyway walkway between Concourse G and Concourse C and Concourse Tram between gate C1 and gate C27.

Terminal 2-Humphrey consists of Concourse H and is Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport’s low-cost terminal, used primarily by Sun Country Airlines and Southwest Airlines. The terminals are a few kilometres apart, you can make use of the METRO Blue Line for free to travel between the terminals.

Airport Map



The distance from Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport to the centre of Minneapolis is 17 kilometres. By car, it takes 35 minutes to get to the centre of Minneapolis.

From MSP Airport to Minneapolis City centre by Car
17 km
35 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport by public transport. Visit the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Minneapolis is about $ 40.-. Book your taxi at Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MSP Airport to Minneapolis City centre by Taxi
17 km
35 min
$ 40.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Delta Air Lines
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • KLM
  • American Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


InterContinental Minneapolis - St. Paul Airport, an IHG Hotel, Minneapolis

Connected to the Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport, InterContinental Minneapolis - St. Paul Airport has a fitness centre and free WiFi.


Crowne Plaza Suites MSP Airport an IHG Hotel, Bloomington

Mall of America is only one mile from this hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota. The property features free airport and local shuttles within a 2-mile radius and rooms with free Wi-Fi.


Hyatt Place Minneapolis Airport South, Bloomington

Boasting an indoor pool, this Hyatt Place Minneapolis Airport South hotel is located just off Interstate 494 and less than 5 minutes’ drive from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Complimentary WiFi is available to guests.

Hotels in Minneapolis

Looking for the best hotels in Minneapolis? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


The Royal Sonesta Minneapolis Downtown, Minneapolis

Within walking distance of Target Field and U.S. Bank Stadium, this downtown Minneapolis hotel is connected to the city’s climate-controlled skyway system and offers on-site dining and Free Wi-Fi.


Embassy Suites By Hilton Minneapolis Downtown Hotel, Minneapolis

Located in Minneapolis, 1.3 km from Target Field, Embassy Suites By Hilton Minneapolis Downtown Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. This 4-star hotel offers an ATM and luggage storage space.


Hampton Inn & Suites - Minneapolis/Downtown, Minneapolis

Within walking distance of Target Field, this property is connected to the climate-controlled Skyway footbridge in the heart of downtown Minneapolis and offers complimentary hot breakfast and free WiFi.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Bloomington: Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium Admission Ticket

Enjoy something amazing at SEA LIFE at the Mall of America. Discover a wave of underwater adventures with sea animals from around the globe including giant sharks, sea turtles, sawfish, stingrays, and more.


Minneapolis: 3-Hour Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Discover Minneapolis on this smartphone guided walking tour. The quest will take you on a journey through urban parks, historic mills and down along the river and falls. You'll be solving challenges as you view art, culture and the beautiful natural view.

Tour & transport

Minneapolis River Walk: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Visit the charming city of Minnesota on a self-guided audio walking tour. Stroll along the banks of the Mississippi to hear some tales and immerse yourself in the history of the city.


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