Northstar Link Commuter Bus from St. Cloud to Big Lake
Northstar Link provides bus service from East St. Cloud direct to the Northstar Commuter Rail Line station in Big Lake. From there, commuters can ride the rail from Big Lake to downtown Minneapolis – one of the fastest growing transportation corridors in Minnesota. As part of the state’s first commuter rail line, the Northstar Link and the Northstar Commuter Rail Line offers a fast, reliable and safe alternative to your workday commute.
Northstar Link is a service of the counties of Hennepin, Sherburne and Stearns in cooperation with Metro Transit. The bus service is operated by St. Cloud Metro Bus.
Northstar Commuter Rail Project
Northstar Commuter Rail provides service on the 40-mile segment of existing track along Highways 10 and 47 from Big Lake to Minneapolis. Northstar trains offer commuter service during prime morning and evening week day rush hours, as well as regular weekend service and some special event service.
For more information about the Northstar Commuter Rail Project, please visit www.metrotransit.org.