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City of Elk River Transportation

The Convenience of Location

Elk River makes business fun & accessible. Besides being located just 35 miles outside of Minneapolis, we offer a variety of transportation options to make business much more accessible for new and expanding organizations.

  • Easy access to sports stadiums
  • Short ride to arts, culture, and shopping
  • Located on three major highways, including 10, 169, and 101; within minutes of US Highway 94
  • Three airports, one of which being MSP International Airport, within 60 miles or less
  • Freight rail transit via BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway, both Class I Railroads
  • Light rail transit via the Northstar Commuter to Minneapolis, Coon Rapids, Fridley, and
  • surrounding areas, with planned expansions between Big Lake and St. Cloud


  • Interstate Highways 7 miles to I-94
  • Federal Highways U.S. 10, U.S. 169
  • States Highways 101


  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe
  • Northstar Commuter Train
  • Amtrak Passenger Train


  • Northstar Link • 888.528.8880
  • Speco Charter Service • 763.374.2114
  • Vision of Elk River • 763.441.4420
  • Tri-CAP Inc. Transportation • 800.600.7498


  • Anoka County/Blaine Airport • 25.3 miles
  • St. Cloud Regional Airport • 39.2 miles
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport • 49.8 miles

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City of Elk River Economic Development
13065 Orono Parkway | Elk River, MN  55330
phone 763.635.1000