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Visitors to St Paul frequently ask how much it will cost to take a taxi or town car (limo) to or from MSP airport. As you are probably aware, the cost for taxi or car service depends on the actual distance you must travel. Estimated fares for St Paul are listed below. If you want to know the exact price in advance, use one of the websites listed below or call a local taxi/limo company and negotiate a flat rate.
Taxicab fares to downtown St Paul average from $29-36. Taxi fares are metered at a rate of up to $2.75 per mile plus a $2.50 flag fee. A $4.00 "Airport Access" fee will be added to the ($2.50) flag on all trips originating from MSP Airport.
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) for rides booked in advance.
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
In the United States it is customary to tip a driver, generally 15-20%.