Taxi and Car Service Costs to Downtown Minneapolis and St Paul

Downtown Minneapolis is approximately 12 miles from the airport, and Downtown St. Paul is approximately 8 miles.  There are taxis and car services available from both terminals.

Taxi Service

All taxi fares are metered at a rate of up to $2.50 per mile, a $2.50 flag fee, and include a $4 airport access fee that is added to the final metered fare.  

Taxicab fares to downtown Minneapolis average from $39-$49.

Taxicab fares to downtown St Paul average from $31-$38.

For a list of average fares from other suburbs see: Rates to MSP from Twin Cities Suburbs.  

Car (Limo) Service

The cost for car service can vary greatly depending on the level of service requested.  To downtown Minneapolis you can expect to pay an average of $45-55 for sedan (town car) service and an average of $50-60 for SUV service. 

Most limo companies will give you a guaranteed rate ahead-of-time.  While most taxicab companies will use a meter and charge you based on the exact mileage, you can pre-negotiate a rate with most companies if you pre-arrange the ride.  MSP airport has a pre-arranged pick-up area next to the cab stand (see MSP Ground Transportation Map).

In the United States it is customery to tip a driver, generally 15-20%. 

 Websites Offering Flat Rates

Below are a couple handy websites to help you calculate your exact fare or pre-arrange flat rate transportation:

Flat Rate Taxi & Limo Service Minneapolis | St Paul - Book flat rate taxis and limos

Limo Reservations -  Pre-arranged limo reservations

Websites Offering Estimates

For estimates try the Minneapolis Taxi Fare Finder