Northstar Link Winter Holiday Hours 2018

Northstar Link Commuter Bus will not operate on the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holidays and will run a modified schedule for the Friday after Thanksgiving and Monday, Christmas Eve to match the Northstar Commuter Rail train schedule, Route 888. Route 887F will not operate on Nov. 23, the Friday after Thanksgiving. Regular fares apply for all routes.

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Fare information is available at for the bus and for the train.

Northstar Link to serve Twins make-up games

ST. CLOUD — Northstar Link is adding service for four upcoming Twins make-up baseball games.

The first added service will be after the 6:10 pm home game on Monday, May 14. Northstar Link will operate its regular southbound schedule prior to the game. Northstar Rail will run one additional northbound train 30 minutes after the game and Northstar Link will meet the train at the Big Lake Station.

Other make-up games and corresponding service are detailed in the chart below.

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ST. CLOUD (4/2/18) –Northstar Commuter Rail and Northstar Link Commuter Bus will provide service for all Minnesota Twins baseball home games at Target Field, starting with the home opener on April 5.

Northstar Link bus service from St. Cloud and Becker is timed to connect with Northstar Line trains at the Big Lake Station. After the game, at either the scheduled departure times or 30 minutes after the end of the game, fans will be able to board the train to Big Lake where the bus will be waiting to bring them back to Becker or St. Cloud. The northbound train will leave Target Field 30 minutes after fireworks show (instead of last out) on June 1, 8 and 22; July 6 and 13; and August 3, 17 and 24.

Northstar Link bus rides cost $2.00 one-way. Northstar Line train fares are paid separately.

Game schedules and train fare information are available at Schedules for Northstar Link Bus Route 887T, which serves Minnesota Twins home games, can be found online at and on Northstar Link buses and Northstar Line trains.

LIMITED SERVICE-Northstar Link will shut down after meeting 5 pm train tonight

ST. CLOUD (3/5/18) — Due to the extreme and worsening weather conditions, Route 887 will ONLY meet the first Northstar Commuter Rail train at 4:49 pm tonight in Big Lake. No southbound service will be provided.

“The safety of our passengers and drivers is our number one concern,” said Jim Perez, Chief Operations Officer of Metro Bus, which operates the Northstar Link. “We will do our best to get commuters home before the weather worsens as predicted by the National Weather Service.”

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