Transportation Information

Minnesota River Valley Transit

A Dial-a-Ride bus is available 6:30AM - 8:00PM Monday - Friday and Saturday's from 9:00AM - 7:00PM. 

You must call and schedule a pick up time, which can be done up to two weeks in advance, by calling (888) 880-4696.

Currently this service is offering FREE transportation to its riders through the 2021 calendar year. Call to schedule your ride today!

For more information regarding the Le Sueur to St. Peter to Mankato Corridor Route offered on Monday's, Thursday's and the 2nd Saturday of the month, visit: or call (888) 880-4696.

Questions? Contact Wayne or Sandi at (888) 880-4696 or visit: 

True Transit

True Transit ( (800) 560-1575 operates Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 5 PM [only.]
  • Rides must be booked by 12:00 Noon one business day in advance (you can book up to one month in advance) online or by calling (800) 560-1575. Passengers choose their pickup and drop off location as well as desired times.
  • If you are needing a ride that falls outside of the aforementioned times, please contact True Transit at (507) 388-8783 or (800) 560-1575 to see whether special arrangements can be made.
  • Cost is $3.00 each way. You can pay in advance or on the bus. To pay in advance over the phone with a credit card, call (507) 386-5580. You may also pay on the bus with cash or tokens but you must have the EXACT amount ready. Drivers cannot make change. Tokens can be purchased at the VINE Office [only] located at 421 E. Hickory St., Mankato. (Their office is on the 2nd floor.)
  • Individuals who are deaf, blind, hard of hearing, or speech disabled, may call Minnesota Relay at (800) 627-3529.
  • All buses have mobility lifts for those who need it. 
  • Please be prepared 15 minutes before your scheduled pick up time. The bus will not wait longer than 3 minutes. 
  • If you need to cancel your trip, please contact True Transit ASAP and no later than two hours before your scheduled pick-up time or you will be recorded as a no-show which may result in a suspension from this service. 
  • True Transit does not operate on the following major holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day.
  • Weather Storm Closings: True Transit will not operate during dangerous weather. If the service closes, it will be announced on local radio stations and posted on their website and Facebook page. 

Student Senate Shuttle (Gus Bus)

 Student Senate traditionally sponsors a shuttle on Friday and Saturday nights to and from downtown St. Peter businesses. To make arrangements, please call (888) 880-4696.

Their hours of operation are: Wednesday: 10PM – 2AM and Friday & Saturday: 9PM – 2AM.

Facial coverings are required.

Airport Shuttle and Other Destinations

Landline is a non-stop bus service to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airports! 

Landline is a cost-effective ground transportation service with high-end amenities. Their luxurious coach busses are equipped with beautiful leather seats and offer on-board Wi-fi, in-seat power, a snack service, an on-board restroom and a friendly attendant to answer any questions you may have. 

**Landline departs several times daily from the Mankato Airport located at 3030 North Airport Road, Mankato, MN 56001**

Fares start at $8.99 one-way and are based on availability. 

To see a schedule or reserve your seat, visit them online at or download the Landline App today!

Parking at the Mankato Airport is FREE. Don't have a vehicle on campus to get to the Mankato Airport? Schedule a ride with or

Want a more personalized experience? Try their new Landline Select,

Landline Select is a new door to door, affordable private shuttle service. They carry up to 4 passengers between home and MSP Airport. Service is available in the Duluth, Mankato and St Cloud regions. Their luxury vehicles are uniquely designed for your comfort. Ride by yourself or with family and friends. Each trip allows up to 4 passengers and the per person cost decreases with each additional passenger. Pick-up radius is limited. Click here for more information and for a list of cities Landline Select currently serves. 

For questions, contact Landline at (888) 428-1149.


Land to Air Express & Highway 169 Connection (507) 625-3977

Mankato Land to Air Express and Highway 169 Connection offer shuttle services from Gustavus or the St. Peter Food Co-op in St. Peter to and from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and other select locations. Each shuttle offers comfortable seating, complimentary WIFI and is ADA/Wheelchair Accessible.

Visit for a complete schedule, fares and to book a reservation.

Gustavus students must pre-arrange pick up and drop off at 3 Flags on campus. To schedule an airport shuttle pick up, contact Land to Air Express (507) 625-3977 or toll free at (888)-736-9190. This guarantees your seat on the shuttle. 

For shuttle service to other select locations, visit for a complete schedule, fares and to book a reservation. 

Other destinations

You need not be going on an airline to ride Mankato Land to Air Express. They will also take you to the airport where many other forms of transportation are available. From the lower level of the airport's main terminal there are Jefferson and Greyhound bus services available as well as a limo service to various parts of the state including: St. Cloud, Willmar, Eau Claire, and around the Minneapolis and St. Paul area.