The Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is located approximately 14 miles away from the conference venue, the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel. The transportation options below will help you get to the venue, as well as explore the area once you’ve arrived. The Summit has listed the options in order of most to least in carbon savings.
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot offers bike racks however we recommend taking your bike to your room for overnight storage. If you would like to rent a bicycle, Nice Ride MN offers hourly and daily options at 200+ stations throughout the city. The nearest station to Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot is 1/2 block away at Mill City Quarter or South 2nd Street and 3rd Avenue South. This is a fun, easy, and affordable (not to mention sustainable) way to get around the city and often it can also be the quickest way!
Metro Transit bus service runs 365 days a year. With over 10,000 stops and convenient online trip planning, maneuvering the bus system is a breeze.
Ground Transfer from MSP
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) has a direct rail connection from downtown to the airport. The Metro Transit’s Blue Line offers convenient access and reliable transportation to and from the airport and provides direct access to airline check-in, baggage check and security screening at the airport.
Nearest light rail station to venue: Government Center, .3 miles from hotel
Rail Line: Blue
Cost: $2.00 one way
Trip time one way: 22 minutes
The light rail also provides excellent transportation to explore the city. For more information, visit the METRO site.
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport offers a number of shared ride service options.
Directions to Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
Take I-494 West to I-35W north. Follow I-35W north to 5th Ave South Exit. Take 5th Ave S. to Washington Ave S. Hotel parking is on 5th and Washington Ave. S. Hotel main entrance is on Washington and 3rd Ave.S.
App-based ride share is available via Lyft or Uber. Pick up locations.
To minimize your carbon footprint, please consider the option to share your ride with others traveling to downtown.
Denver International Airport has major rental car companies serving Minneapolis travelers. Car rental agencies are located on airport property.